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Annual SHMS PTO Festivus

Annual SHMS PTO Festivus

Everybody Party Party!

Everybody Party Party!

Southern Hills MS Band Concert

Southern Hills MS Band Concert

Southern Hills Students Exploring the Grand Canyon

Southern Hills Students Exploring the Grand Canyon

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. 

District News

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Meals will be provided to all kids aged 18 and under without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be available June 3-June 27th, 2024, Monday-Thursday at the following locations. (Closed for holiday June 19th.)

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The RTD’s Zero Fare for Youth pilot program will run through the summer until August 31, 2024. This means students can continue to enjoy free rides on all RTD services, including buses and trains, throughout the summer break. If you are heading out of town, keep in mind that service to DIA is also included.