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Beyond the Bell: Life Skills for Teens

 Beyond the Bell:  Life Skills for Teens
Students can have fun learning life skills in the four week course, Beyond the Bell.  Meetings will be Mondays and Wednesdays from 4 PM - 6 PM for four weeks.  The program begins on Monday, January 27th.  For additional information, contact Ms. Smiley at 678-676-9429 or email    To Register, click on the links below:
Salem Boys & Girls
Basketball Schedule 
Saturday       Jan. 18        Salem Vs. Champion at Champion      10 AM
Wednesday  Jan. 22        Salem Vs. Tucker at Tucker                     5 PM
Saturday       Jan. 25        Salem Vs. Redan at Redan                     10 AM 
Book Fair Scheduled for Feb. 7 - 13
Get ready for the exciting Book Fair coming Feb. 7-13.  Shop for some of the new, best selling books.  Volunteers are needed!  Please go to  today.  

Jacket to Jacket

Salem Announces School Winners for
Jacket 2 Jacket Reading Program  
 Salem students participated in the Georgia Tech Women's Basketball Reading Program,  Jacket 2 Jacket.  Students record all pages read during the month of October.   All student participants receive tickets to the Lady Jackets game versus Boston College on Sunday, January 19th at 2:00 PM in McCamish Pavillion on the Georgia Tech Campus.  The top student readers and classes receive cookie parties and trophies at the Academic Honors Assembly in January.  Those winners are:
Salem Top Individual Reader - Caleb Baggerly from Mr. Pettway's Class 
8th  Grade
Top Class -     Mrs. Miller's ELT Class
Top Reader - Caleb Baggerly from Mr. Pettway's Class
2nd Place    - Autumn Luke    from Mrs. Miller's ELT Class
3rd Place     - Kaitlyn Smith    from Mrs. Miller's ELT Class
 7th Grade
Top Class -    Ms. Verriett's ELT Class
Top Reader - Peter Kayode from Ms. Verriett's ELT Class
2nd Place    - Jalelen Melvin from Ms. Shumpert's ELT Class
3rd Place     - Ja'el Benta   from Ms. Shumpert's ELT Class   
6th Grade
Top Class -    Mr. Washington's ELT Class
Top Reader - Dasia Garden from Mr. Washington's ELT Class
2nd Place    - Zyah Brown from Ms. Love's Class
3rd Place     - Bakari Campbell from Mr. Washington's ELT Class


2019-2020 Parent & Family Engagement Survey

2019-2020 Parent & Family Engagement Survey

Your feedback is needed as we plan for the new, amazing school year!   Please complete our school Title I Parent & Family Engagement Survey at 

Salem Middle Dress Code for 2019-2020 Follows the  Dekalb County Dress Code


Salem Middle School follows and enforces the Dekalb County Dress Code which is featured in the Student Handbook.  Additionally, Salem does not allow students to wear clothing to school that is torn, ripped, shredded, tattered, or distressed.  Please read the Student Code of Conduct book or read the Dekalb County Dress Code on the Parent Page (click on the red tab at the top of this page).  Salem does not require uniforms. 


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