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14 Day Quarantine After International Travel

At this time, a 14 day quarantine is required for any student or staff member after travel outside the US. Please notify your supervisor, principal or school nurse if you or a person in your residence is returning from travel outside the United States.

CDC International Travel 12/9/2020 You may have been exposed to COVID-19 on your travels. You may feel well and not have any symptoms, but you can be contagious without symptoms and spread the virus to others. You and your travel companions (including children) pose a risk to your family, friends, and community for 14 days after you travel.

LCSD allows students to utilize Internet Accessibility on our campuses after 4:30 p.m. Please reference the Accessibility Map for your student's school. When you arrive on campus, areas with sufficient access will be marked with signage. The access will work for your child's LCSD student Chromebook only. We hope you will take advantage of this Internet coverage for uploading and downloading assignments.

If you need Chromebook assistance, repair, or replacement, you may come to the school for that assistance from 8am-8:45 am or 2:45 pm-3:30 pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Appointments are available throughout the day Wednesday, but must be made at least one school day in advance.

The tech coach can best assist you through email, Questions about specific assignments, should be directed to the teach who gave the assignment. Scheduling issues and concerns should be directed to guidance.

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Tech Office Hours:

8:00-8:45 am & 2:45-3:30 pm

Google Classroom: pbxenmu

2020-21 Yearbooks Are Available for Pre-Order

Yearbooks for the current school year are available for purchase for $20 from TreeRing.

Yearbooks can be purchased online and delivered to your home address.

Click the TreeRing logo below to get started!

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Dress code for 2020-2021 school year at the middle school level. Uniforms will not be implemented this year. The following dress code is for both distance learning and A/B students. No tight loose revealing clothing or leggings. No tank tops. No pants with holes above the knee. no inappropriate images or phrases on clothing. Shorts dresses and skirts must be appropriate length. No head coverings including but not limited to hats caps toboggans hoods scarves bandanas dew rags. shoes should not have lights or wheels. No flip flops, slides bedroom shoes or shoes with open toes or no strap on the back. Crocs are allowed but must be worn with the strap around the ankle not as a slide. In the school building masks are required. bandanas are not masks. the mask cannot be a bandana and must not contain inappropriate phrases or images.  students not following the dress code will be subject to disciplinary actions
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On Sale Starting August 10



Youth large, Youth XL-Adult XL $10

Adult 2X & 3X $12

Long sleeve

Youth large, Youth XL-Adult XL $15

Adult 2X & 3X $17


Youth large, Youth XL-Adult XL $25

Adult 2X & 3X $27

Lancaster area schools

Elementary schools will operate from 7:50 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

Middle schools will operate from 8:40 a.m. to 3:40 p.m.

High school will operate from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

School Improvement Council (SIC)

Parents - Take part in creating the success your child has at SMS. Join the SIC and be involved with the discussion and decisions.

Click here to join the SIC.

Student Announcements

Be Informed. Get text messages and emergency information. Click here to find out how.

Before school each day, screen your child for symptoms of COVID-19. If your child OR someone in your household is experiencing the following symptoms, do not send them to school. Contact your child’s healthcare provider and notify the school nurse.

Late Students - Parents MUST come into the school office and sign their child in.

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Our Deepest Thanks

During this time of ongoing crisis, South Middle School would like to recognize local businesses and individuals who have continued to show concern and support for public education and the students and staff of South Middle School.

Builder Supply

Purple Rooster

Homeplace Bed & Breakfast

Mary Beth Rowell

Cheerful Moments


Kathy Boykin

Paparazzi Princess

Home Depot

Trendsetters Salon

Tonya Powers

Rich Hill Farms


521 BBQ

Cheerful Moments Photography

South Middle School

1551 Billings DriveLancaster SC 29720 Tel - 803-283-8416 Fax - 803-283-8417
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300 South Catawba St.Lancaster SC 29720803-286-6972800-277-LCSD Fax - 803-286-4865
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