Spirit Creek Middle School


"Catch the Spirit of Learning"
 Dr. Melissa Shepard, Principal
  Mrs. Barbara Brown, Assistant Principal
115 Dolphin Way
Hephzibah, GA 30815
706-592-3999 FAX
  Office Hours: 7:15 - 3:15
  Student Hours: 7:30 - 2:30


Title I Parent Workshop

Title I Parent Workshop

Spirit Creek Middle School
Sept. 2nd or 3rd
12:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Please click on the link for more information.


Dates To Remember

September 1st - Labor Day Holiday

September 10th - Progress Reports Issued

October 13th - End of First Nine Weeks

October 14th - Beginning of Second Nine Weeks

October 20th - Report Cards


Mr. Joiner
Teacher of the Year

Character Education





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7th Grade Math Teacher Shaves Head For CRCT


Mr. Cooper shaved his head in support of SCMS students who signed a pledge promising to give 100% on the CRCT.  As part of their pledge, students agreed to stay focused and carefully review all their answers on the test.

Richmond County Mathematics Competition


Challenge 24
3rd Place

Attention: 8th Grade Students/Parents

Public School Choice for 2014 - 2015 School Year

Georgia Parent Survey

Georgia Parent Survey

Please take a moment to participate in the Georgia Parent Survey for the 2013-2014 school year.  Data from the Georgia Parent Survey will be used to calculate the School Climate Star Rating within the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI).  The survey has 20 questions and should take no more than 5 - 10 minutes to complete.  Your responses are anonymous and will be submitted directly to the Georgia Department of Education. 
Please click here to begin the survey.  Thank you in advance for your participation!

The Georgia Parent Survey will officially open on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 and will remain open through Friday, January 31, 2014.

Follett Shelf - eBooks

Read eBooks online using Follett Shelf. 
Visit the media center for username and password.

Follett Shelf

Georgia On-line Assessment System (OAS)

Georgia OAS Website

The Georgia On-line Assessment System (OAS) is designed to assist schools in providing students with practice test items for the Georgia CRCT.

Student Username:  GTID #
Student Password:  student

Positive Behavior and Instructional Support

At SCMS a Dolphin will always...
Be Respectful
Be Responsible 
Be Cooperative
Be Safe
Be There/Be Ready


Ms. Denlinger's Art Class Presents: Creative Masks

Monday, September 1
Labor Day Holiday
Tuesday, September 2
Title I Parent Workshop

12:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Wednesday, September 3
Title I Parent Workshop

12:00 PM and 4:00 PM

Tuesday, September 9
Wednesday, September 10
Progress Reports

Notice of Non-Discrimination
The Richmond County School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability or age in its programs and activities for students.  The following persons have been designated to investigate any complaint communicated to the Board of Education alleging non-compliance of non-discrimination policies regarding student activities.

A Parent Guide to Destination Math and A Parent Guide to Destination Reading are available to give insight on using the Houghton Mifflin website. The web address is http://rd.richmond.k12.ga.us/lms

The RCSS Wellness Committee is collecting information on how to better serve our employees because we are concerned about your health and well-being. We would appreciate your taking a few minutes to complete this survey.  You may also like to review the student wellness policy. Thank you in advance for your participation!

School Bus Route Information

RCSS online School Bus Webquery is now available to access your child's school bus number and route information for the 2014-2015 school year.


Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

Applications are available at your child's school or you may enroll online.  To access the online enrollment, please click here.  For additional information, please visit the Athletic Department's website.

Today, 9/1/2014
High: 97 Low: 73
Slight chance thunderstorms
21% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 9/2/2014
High: 96 Low: 73
Slight chance thunderstorms
20% chance of precipitation.