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Welcome to Southern Hills Middle School

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.

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SHMS Daily Announcements

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. 

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You’re Invited: BVSD Connect 2023

Attend an upcoming community engagement session this January, offered in both Spanish and English. All Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) families are welcome to a presentation and conversation with district leadership.

BVSD is hosting three (two English/one Spanish) events for parents and guardians to engage with Superintendent Rob Anderson, other district leaders and members of the BVSD Board of Education.

 

Preparing for Universal Preschool

As you may know, we are approaching the launch of Universal Preschool in Colorado. It will be available beginning next school year and the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) has been working diligently to build a new program that will meet the needs of our youngest learners and their families.

E-bike

With the increase of Electric Bicycle usage in and around Boulder County, local Trauma Centers have seen an increase in injuries related to this economical and environmentally friendly mode of transportation.

To help keep our students safe, please consider the following Injury Prevention Tips.

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We are writing to you today with excitement and profound gratitude for the overwhelming show of support for the students of the Boulder Valley School District from voters with the approval of local ballot issue 5A and statewide Proposition FF.

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