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Welcome to Southern Hills!

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.

School News

staff helping with paperwork

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, and submitting applications for free and reduced-price lunches. 

Arapahoe Ridge High School
6600 Arapahoe Road

August 12,13,14,  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
August 16, 17, 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The importance of completing free & reduced price meals application

It is very important to complete an Application for Free & Reduced Meals for this upcoming school year.  BVSD is proud to be able to continue offering free meals to all students, thanks to a waiver granted by the USDA. We also want to let families know that school meal applications are good for more than just free meals.

SHMS Daily Announcements

Daily announcements are shared over the PA system every day of in-person learning Tuesday-Friday. 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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