Last week, the South Plainfield Middle School took the opportunity to celebrate self love during the week of Valentine’s Day. Miss. Jordan lead the school through a week of activities and events to promote the idea of self-love throughout the school.
7 days ago, Kelly Richkus
Spirit week winners
The South Plainfield Middle School would like to acknowledge the retirement of our beloved head custodian, Freddy Gapinski. After 12 years, the last two here at SPMS, he has turned in his keys for more relaxing days. The staff and students will really miss you, Mr. Freddy.
12 days ago, Kelly Richkus
Mr. Freddy
Happy retirement
The South Plainfield School District has been closely monitoring the weather forecast for tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024. According to the latest predictions, rain is expected to start this evening, transitioning into snow between 5am-6am. Heavy snowfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour are expected until 11 a.m., leading to a total accumulation of 5-8 inches. Unfortunately, this coincides with our morning commute, posing hazardous driving conditions. As a result, the South Plainfield School District will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, February 13, 2024 to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. Please be advised, all sporting events and practices are being rescheduled, and coaches will be reaching out to individual team members with further updates. As always, we thank you for the strong partnership between the South Plainfield community and the South Plainfield School District. Stay safe and warm.
16 days ago, South Plainfield School District
Today the South Plainfield staff and students wore red to celebrate National Red Day to show their support for the awareness of heart disease.
26 days ago, Kelly Richkus
SPMS
wear red day
On Saturday, January 27, 600 students from Central New Jersey went to Community Middle School to audition for the CJMEA Intermediate Region Band. The competition was fierce, but the South Plainfield Middle School had three students pass the audition to make the ensemble. Diego Valdez-Mejia auditioned on Baritone Sax and made the Symphonic Band. Molly Van Wyk auditioned on the French horn and made the Wind Ensemble. Blake Greco made the percussion ensemble and achieved the highest score out of all who auditioned. Congrats to all!
29 days ago, Kelly Richkus
Middle school band
We have been closely monitoring the weather forecast throughout the day and while what will happen is still unknown at this time, the recent forecast is calling for a range of 3-5 inches of accumulated snow for South Plainfield and the surrounding areas tomorrow.   As of this evening the snow is predicted to begin at 5:00 a.m. and continue throughout the school day, making for a hazardous afternoon commute.   As a result of the accumulated snow predictions along with a concern with staffing within our transportation department the South Plainfield School District will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 19, 2024. All district activities, including sporting events and practices, are cancelled for the day.     Be safe.
about 1 month ago, South Plainfield School District
In anticipation of predicted icy road conditions tomorrow morning, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, the South Plainfield School District will operate on a delayed opening schedule to ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff. The delayed opening will allow time for salting of Borough roads and prepare the schools for the students’ arrival. South Plainfield High School: start time 9:15 a.m. South Plainfield Middle School: start time 9:35 a.m. Grant School: start time 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools: start time 10:05 a.m. Preschool: start time 10:30 a.m. Additionally, transportation services will operate on a delayed schedule, and student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. For any updates regarding after-school activities, athletic games, or practices, please check the district website throughout the school day. Please be advised that before care is canceled for tomorrow morning, January 17, 2024. We understand that the morning commute may pose challenges for our South Plainfield families. While we encourage you to drop off your children on time, we recognize that some delays may occur - take your time, your children will not be marked late. For our high school students driving to school, please prioritize safety- take your time, your well-being is our top priority. Be safe.
about 1 month ago, South Plainfield School District
As a result of predicted snow and ice accumulations during the morning commute the South Plainfield School District will be operating on a delayed opening schedule for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 16, 2024. South Plainfield High School start time - 9:15a.m. South Plainfield Middle School start time - 9:35 a.m. Grant School start time - 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools start time - 10:05 a.m. Preschool start time - 10:30 a.m. Please be advised transportation will be operating on a delayed schedule. Student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. Please check the district website throughout the school day for any changes to after school activities or athletic games and practices. Before care is cancelled for tomorrow morning, January 16, 2024. We realize the commute may be difficult for our South Plainfield families and encourage you to drop your children at school on time, however if you are running late, take your time. Your children will not be marked late. High school students driving to school – take your time – The safety of the students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Be safe.
about 1 month ago, South Plainfield School District
As a result of the anticipated heavy rain and flooding predicted to occur throughout the South Plainfield Borough, the South Plainfield School District will be operating on a delayed opening schedule for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 10, 2024. South Plainfield High School start time 9:15a.m. South Plainfield Middle School start time 9:35 a.m. Grant School start time 9:00 a.m. All Elementary Schools start time 10:05 a.m. Preschool start time 10:30 a.m. Transportation will be operating on a delayed schedule. Please be advised an email was sent to parents/guardians previously alerting you to any changes to bus times and pickup/drop-off locations due to heavy rain and flooding in the Borough. Please check your email to see if your child’s bus stop location has been affected. You may also view the emergency flood bus stop locations by visiting the district website at www.spboe.org Keep in mind, the High School, Middle School, and Grant School continue to be affected by the emergency construction along Lane Avenue. We ask that you follow the same traffic pattern you followed at pickup this afternoon. The emergency construction is expected to cause heavy traffic delays; please plan accordingly. Student breakfast and lunch will be served on an amended schedule. Please check the district website throughout the school day for any changes to after school activities or athletic games and practices. Before care is cancelled for tomorrow morning, January 10, 2024. We realize the morning commute will be difficult for our South Plainfield families and encourage you to drop your children at school on time, however if you are running late, take your time. Your children will not be marked late. The safety of the students, faculty, and staff is our top priority. Be safe.
about 2 months ago, South Plainfield School District
Due to anticipated inclement weather, all after-school activities, including sporting events and clubs, are canceled for this afternoon, January 9, 2024.
about 2 months ago, South Plainfield School District
A very happy holiday from the middle school staff and students. Mr. Veiss, Ms. Haughwout and some of our band students went through the halls to spread some holiday cheer.
2 months ago, Kelly Richkus
band
SPMS
Ms. Bednar’s 8th grade art classes painted murals. Each student painted a piece of the picture in their own style. Then, they pasted them together like completing a puzzle. The collaborative paintings are inspired by the artists Vincent Van Gogh and Henri Rousseau.
2 months ago, Kelly Richkus
SP Tiger
Starry Night
SPMS art
SPMS artists
On December 14, the South Plainfield Middle School Music Department presented our annual Winter Concert. All groups had excellent performances and Mr. Veiss, Ms. LiVecchi, and Ms. Haughwout are proud of the hard work of the students.
2 months ago, Kelly Richkus
band
chorus
orchestra
Mr. Veiss
Students in Ms. Kousoulis’s Math 7 Class enjoyed teaching Adding and Subtracting Linear Expressions to their classmates as a review.
3 months ago, Kelly Richkus
SPMS students
math 7
students teaching students
spms students
The South Plainfield Middle School Student Council and grade advisors organized this year's Volleyball Tournament. Students had a blast working together to try and win the double elimination tournament. Many teachers participated on teams and helped make the night run smoothly.
4 months ago, Kelly Richkus
the winning team
Ms. McLaughlin's team
SPMS students
SPMS staff
Today at the South Plainfield Middle School, students in Mr. Oliver's class baked three different kinds of cookies to share with the staff and each other.
5 months ago, Kelly Richkus
SPMS
Today is World Mental Health Day! Students and staff at the South Plainfield Middle School wore Green in solidarity. We stand united with those impacted by behavioral health challenges.
5 months ago, Kelly Richkus
SPMS
We wear green.
Over the weekend, Ms. Rendon and Ms. Salazar along with 20+ students from SPMS volunteered at the South Plainfield National Heritage Celebration. The students read poems, sang and danced and assisted with set up and cleanup.
5 months ago, Kelly Richkus
students practicing
SPMS students
To finish our week of respect, the South Plainfield Middle School had a wear your favorite pajamas day. Let’s put bullying to bed!
5 months ago, Kelly Richkus
PJ Day
SPMS PJ day
The South Plainfield Middle School has designated the first week in October as the “Week of Respect." Today was Wear Your Favorite Sweatshirt day because Respect is No Sweat!
5 months ago, Kelly Richkus
SPMS
Sweatshirt Day