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Save The Date! Photo and Locker Day is August 16, 2022

Our Photo & Locker Day is an important part of the transition process, particularly for 6th graders.  We will have a series of stations where families and students can:

  • Get student photos taken
  • Obtain a variety of information including school sports, activities, PTO, volunteer opportunities, and participate in our only fundraiser: the Cougar Challenge
  • This is also a great time to turn in student physicals for athletics and immunization records.
    • Cross Country for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade starts Wednesday, August 24.  Payment and a current physical are REQUIRED before participating.
    • Girls 8th grade Volleyball will start Friday, August 19.  Payment and a current physical are REQUIRED before participating. 
  • Drop off meds
  • Receive a student planner
  • Pick up our new SHMS student t-shirt and PE shirt
  • And more!

Have a great summer. See you in August!

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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Ed center

Boulder Valley School District is offering a special help center for parents who need assistance setting up their parent portal accounts, completing their annual data updates, enrolling a new to BVSD student, and submitting applications for free and reduced-price lunches. Computers will be available to use and professionals will be there to help. No appointments necessary!

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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