Daily announcements are shared over the PA system every day of school except on late-start Wednesdays. These announcements share school-wide programs, the lunch menu, fun facts, and updates about what's happening at school. Make sure to check this daily to stay up-to-date on all things SHMS.
Southern Hills is a John J. Irwin School of Excellence Award winning neighborhood middle school located in South Boulder.
Southern Hills offers personal attention and a closely knit community based on the "Cougar Values" of Participation, Responsibility, Integrity, Determination and Empathy. Southern Hills has accelerated classes in mathematics, language arts and foreign language along with a wide array of electives. With strong programs throughout the school, Southern Hills prides itself on meeting the varying needs of all students. There are also many opportunities for students to participate outside of their school day through many student activities, clubs and athletics.
The Boulder Valley School District and its partners in law enforcement take threats to schools and tips of suspicious activity extremely seriously. All tips and threats are thoroughly investigated along with law enforcement, as required to protect our community and students.
4.6 million American children live in homes with guns that are both loaded and unlocked. As a result, firearms are the leading cause of death for American children and teens. Through a few simple steps, we can keep our kids safe.
This fall, BVSD voters will cast ballots on a $350 million bond-funded school building investment program that will create flexible, industry-inspired learning environments at secondary schools to give students the skills and experience they need to confidently transition into today’s dynamic worlds of work or college.
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month, and one way BVSD is helping to support our student’s emotional health is through Sources of Strength. This month, BVSD held its annual training for students to help them recognize their own strengths, and build coping strategies and support networks via BVSD’s ‘Sources of Strength’ program trainings.