Students in Ms. Stolz's 8th science class investigated and observed how different liquids change temperatures at different rates after ice has been added to them. They recorded the temperature every minute for 6 minutes to observe how much thermal energy was transferred.
After researching the history of gingerbread houses, Mrs. White and her eighth grade STEM students designed and built unique digital gingerbread houses in Minecraft.
On Friday, December 23rd the SPMS Holiday Band spread some holiday cheer around the Middle School by planning Holiday Music in the hallways of the Middle School. Thank you to Mr. Veiss and the students of the Holiday Band.
The members of the South Plainfield Middle School National Junior Honor Society gathered at their monthly meeting to create holiday cards for our troops. They wrote holiday messages and thanked them and supported them in all that they do for us.
On Tuesday, December 20th, the South Plainfield Middle School hosted a movie night. Our class advisors, Ms. DeMello and Ms. Tamborra along with our PTO provided a great night for our students and families.
The South Plainfield Middle School Music Department performed their Winter Concert on December 13. The Jazz Band, GEMS, Chamber Orchestra, Full Orchestra, Concert Choir and Concert Band performed. It was a great concert and we are proud of our music students!
The South Plainfield Middle School would like to wish everyone a happy holiday season. Our Student Council and NJHS students decorated our front entrance.
The South Plainfield Middle School is excited to present their Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 13 at 6:30pm in the Middle School Gym. There will be performances from the Middle School Band, Chorus, and Orchestra as well as the GEMS, Chamber Orchestra and Jazz Band. Admission is free and we would love to have you there.
Ms. Bednar's 8th grade art students displayed their symmetrical portraits of celebrities. The students were presented with half of a photograph and created the other half in pencil. Their skills and creativity shined through! Individual pictures by Alisa Dang, Aliya Davis, and Garett Contreras.
The South Plainfield Middle School hopes everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends.
The South Plainfield Middle School held our Thanksgiving Food Drive. This year we made it a competition between the 7th grade and the 8th grade. The 7th graders won a special movie day. Great job to all the kids.
Ms. Brandenburg, Ms. Pinelli and the students in the SPMS National Junior Honor Society held a drive during October and November to help the Plainfield Area Human Society with much needed supply donations. You still have one more day to donate! Thank you to all who donated to this worthy cause.
Today the South Plainfield Middle School celebrated Veterans' Day with our annual Veterans' Day program! Thank you to all who have served and protected us!
On November 1st, students in Spanish classes at South Plainfield Middle School enjoyed the celebration of the Day of the Dead tradition where loved ones are remembered. This was the culmination of having created masks, pamphlets and viewing of educational videos and/or snippets of the movie Coco as part of their cultural lessons on the tradition of this tradition. Ms. Rendon and Ms. Salazar re-enacted a presentation of how altars are created in Latin America. They placed cempasuchiles (marigolds), velas (candles), comida (food), calaveras (sugar skulls), and photos (pictures) on the altar. On November 2nd, students shared their own short anecdotes of deceased family members and pets and everyone thanked each other for sharing.
The South Plainfield Middle School celebrated Hispanic Heritage month with a variety of activities hosted by Senora Rendon and Senora Salazar. Students researched influential Hispanic Americans and created posters which were hung in the cafeteria. Some of the research evolved into poetry and a poetry slam event with the help of Mrs. Brandenburg. The middle school practiced a folklore song titled “De Colores” and sang it along with the Grant school and all the elementary school students. A piñata was hand made at the middle school for the elementary students to hit and grab all types of Latin American treats. Additionally. twenty middle school students volunteered at the South Plainfield Library’s yearly National Hispanic Celebration where our students ran the Spanish story time.
More excitement this Halloween at SPMS
Happy Halloween from the staff and students at the South Plainfield Middle School. Hope you have a spooktacular day!
To end Red Ribbon Week, the South Plainfield Middle School teamed up against drugs by wearing our favorite team's jersey!
Today the South Plainfield Middle School continued to recognize School Violence Awareness Week by wearing purple which is the color of peace and anti-violence.
The South Plainfield Middle School is recognizing School Violence Awareness Week. Today, students and staff worked to "keep the peace" by wearing tie-dye!