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Lee County Schools will be using two “snow days” built into our calendar to make up for days missed from the January snow and ice.

Instead of having the day off, students will be back in classes on Monday, February 19, which is Presidents Day and again on Monday, April 2, the day after Easter.

Orders and money are due Monday, March 5.
Add $1.95 processing/handling fee to each order.
If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Penny Barnes or Mrs. Angela Medlin at Shannon Middle School at 767-3986.


Any eighth grade students who would like to join the SHS 2018-2019 cheer team, please see Ms. Trice for a cheer tryouts packet.

7th Grade:
Math - Mrs. Montgomery - Mondays 3-4pm
8th Grade:
Math - Ms. Bass - Mondays 3-4pm
English - Mrs. Garrett - Tuesdays 3-4pm
Science - Ms. Long - Thursdays 3-4pm
The Balfour representative will be at Shannon Middle School on Monday, February 12 at 10:30am to introduce the Spirit Ring program to all 7th grade students and any 8th grade students who did not order a ring in 7th grade.
He will return on Friday, February 16 at 1:30pm to assist students with ring orders.
For Spirit Rings, a deposit of $40 is required with each order. Make checks payable to Balfour. They accept cash, checks, money orders, and credit/debit cards. Students will be sized on order day.


Red Raider Mentor Family Trip to Ole Miss - February 19

ELPT (ELL students only) testing is March 5-8. Make-up is March 9.

MST2 (Science - 8th grade only) testing is April 23. Make-up is April 24.

MAAP Testing (all grades):

ELA - April 30
Writing - May 1
Math - May 2
Math 2 - May 3
Make-up - May 4
All tests will be given online this year. Please try not to schedule appointments or anything during these dates.

Spring Break - March 12-16

Student reward trip (for students with a C or higher average and no more than one discipline referral) - April 13

Student awards will be presented at 9:00am on April 27 in the cafetorium.

Field Day - May 11

8th Grade Formal - May 11 from 6-9pm in the cafeteria

The DARE officer will speak to all 7th grade students in Mr. Threlkeld's room every Thursday through March 29.


Mrs. Pam Hadley with Renasant Bank will speak to eighth grade students during Coach Williams' history classes on the following Mondays in March:
March 5
March 19
March 26
​Mrs. Hadley will explain how finances work along with other topics regarding money.
CATCH Kids, Inc. has funds for students who need dental care but do not have Medicaid or dental insurance to assist with the care.
Call CATCH Kids for information at 662-377-2194.