Our Mission Silver Lake Middle School is a community built on respect, responsibility, and academic excellence. Our mission, in collaboration with students’ families and the larger communities, is to foster social, emotional, and academic growth in our middle level learners. In a healthy, safe environment, students are challenged by rigorous academics and encouraged by dedicated staff to discover and embrace their own unique abilities and talents. We seek to promote a pattern of lifelong learning that will best enable our students to be contributing members of society and meet with success in a rapidly changing world.

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Announcements

Morning Announcement Slide Show


Back-to-School Night: Please click this link for the Back-to-School slide show.


Cross Country: All runners please wash and return your uniforms by Friday.


Laker Ledger: The student newspaper is holding a poetry and short story contest for its November issue. Entries for the contest should deal with giving thanks or being thankful and are due no later than Wednesday, November 14th. Winners will earn a prize and their work will be featured in the next issue of the Ledger. Entries may be submitted to Mr. MacKenzie in room 354 or any member of the Ledger staff.


Annual Food Drive: Our annual food drive to benefit the Plymouth Coalition Food Pantry will begin 11/7 and continue through 11/14. Please help by bringing food in and placing it in the marked boxes in each homeroom. Thank you for your generosity!


Wellness Screening: Screenings will be done for 7th Grade Wellness students during class on Nov. 14th and Nov. 15th. Please make sure you have returned your permission forms to your homeroom teacher.


SMAD: The SMAD meeting will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 13th, in room 311. Please make every effort to attend.



Student Safety: All schools in the Silver Lake Regional School District including Halifax, Kingston and Plympton use the A.L.I.C.E. protocols. All staff have received training and we practice evacuation and safety drills with our students and staff. We use age appropriate language and processes depending on the age of the students. We are very fortunate to have an excellent working relationship with all our local law enforcement agencies as well as fire departments and work closely with them on our safety protocols and drills. Here is a link to the A.L.I.C.E. website that has some excellent resources and videos https://www.alicetraining.com/our-program/alice-training/k12-education/ The safety and security of our students and staff is always our primary concern.