Southern Middle's Welcome New Families page

Welcome New Families

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Welcome to the Southern Middle School website. We look forward to getting to know you and having you as part of our Dragon family. Please see the opportunities below to get to know your new school and the folks that are here to help you as you move into our school community.

Meet the principal with coffee and conversation

Mrs. Cooper will be visiting local coffee shops with an assistant principal and key student support personnel to meet new and prospective parents. Join us before school, ask us questions and get to know the people that will be here to help your child as they navigate their middle school years.

March 20, 2020 The Roast Office in Pinehurst 7:30-8:30

April 3, 2020 High Octane in Aberdeen 7:30-9:00

April 14, 2020 Java Bean Plantation in Southern Pines 7:30-9:00

April 17, 2020 The Roast Office in Pinehurst 7:30-8:30


Elementary School PTA meetings

Mrs. Cooper and Mr. Swofford will be attending PTA meetings of our feeder schools in order to meet parents and answer questions about our school.

February 20, 2020 Pinehurst Elementary PTA 6:00

March 17, 2020 Aberdeen Elementary PTA 5:30

April 14, 2020 West Pine Elementary PTA 5:45

April 21, 2020 Aberdeen Elementary PTA 5:30

April 22, 2020 Academy of Moore PTO 6:00

April 30, 2020 Southern Pines Elem. PTA 6:00


Student Orientation for rising 6th grade students

Rising 6th grade students from our feeder schools will attend an orientation at Southern Middle School. Students will hear our band, orchestra, and chorus perform. Our step team will perform and students will learn about our academic expectations as well as athletic, Encore, and club opportunities. Cheerleaders and student leaders will take rising 6th graders on a tour of our school. 

April 28, 2020 Rising 6th grade student orientation 9:00


Parent Orientation for rising 6th grade parents

Rising 6th grade parents from our feeder schools are invited to attend an orientation at Southern Middle School. Parents will hear our band and orchestra perform. Parents will hear information regarding our academic expectations as well as athletic, Encore and club opportunities. School tours will also be given. Guidance counselors, assistant principals and teachers will be present to answer questions. 

April 28, 2020 Rising 6th grade parent orientation 6:30


Open House

Come and enjoy a tour of our campus and stay for a concert!

May 14, 2020 Campus tour 6:00

Orchestra concert 6:30

May 21, 2020 Campus tour 6:00

Orchestra concert 6:30


New Student Orientation

New students that have registered during the late spring and summer are invited for an orientation to Southern Middle School. Come and meet some new friends that have also moved to the area while learning about the opportunities that will be available during the  coming school year. Parents are also invited to attend. 

July 28, 2020 New Student Orientation 9:00-11:30


School Tours

Individual school tours are given upon request. Please call or email our school principal for an appointment.

Southern Middle School      910-693-1550

School Principal, Marcy Cooper     mcooper@ncmcs.org




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