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

 Front Door Security System

Beginning January 20, 2015, visitors will be required to show a picture ID before gaining access to the building.  We appreciate your cooperation in helping us maintain a secure and safe learning environment for our students.


Daily Announcements

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Black History Month

A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

Spirit Creek Middle School celebrated Black History Month with Superior Court Judge Carl C. Brown, Jr. on Friday, February 20, 2015.  Judge Brown spoke about his life experiences and gave students tips for success in career and life. 


Attention PARENTS:

Please take a moment to complete the following survey:

Georgia Parent Survey

This will only take a few minutes to complete.  The survey will be available until February 27, 2015.


Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT)

If you are using BYOT at school, please complete and bring in the last two pages of the BYOT Packet.

Calling All Parents!!!!

Come Visit Our Title I Parent Resource Center

Mrs. Pitts, Title I Parent Facilitator

Room 10

Hours:  8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Monday - Friday

Read about upcoming events:   

Title I Parent Involvement Calendar - March.pdf

Parent Involvement Newsletter - March.pdf

Teacher of the Year


Mr. Joiner
Teacher of the Year

Golden Apple Award


Carrie Lovett

Spirit Creek Middle School 7th Grade ELA Teacher

Golden Apple Award Recipient

August 29, 2014

WJBF News Channel 6's Brad Means presents the Golden Apple Award to Carrie Lovett.

In the Spotlight


2014-2015 RCSS Middle and High School Mathematics Competition

Middle School Individual Awards
Top 3 Individual Score by Grade (Medals)

1st Place:  David Edmund (7th Grade)

Middle School Team Awards

Problem Solving Team (Medals)

2nd Place:  Spirit Creek Middle School
Nominated for Grammy Music Educator Award

Mr. Daniel Sapp
Band Director

Mr. Sapp will also be performing at the Clive Davis Grammy Event.

Spirit Creek Middle School's Spelling Bee Winners

Walter Poole (1st Place, right) & Emareien Shuman (Runner Up, left)

Walter will represent Spirit Creek at the Richmond County School System Spelling Bee
at A. R. Johnson in January.

Artwork Honored By President of the United States

When 6th grader Avontae Singley sent President Obama one of his drawings, he never
imagined he would receive autographed photos and a personalized letter from the President. However, that is exactly how President Obama showed his appreciation for Avontae's artwork.

Dr. Shepard and Avontae with pictures
& letter from President Obama.

Dates To Remember

March 8th - Daylight Saving Time - Spring Forward 1 Hour (@ 2:00 AM)

March 11th - End of Third Nine Weeks

March 12th - Beginning of Fourth Nine Weeks

March 19th - Report Cards

March 20th - First Day of Sprin

2014 - 2015

Spirit Creek Middle School Track Schedule

Please click on link below for dates, locations, and times.

Track Schedule

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

Attention: 8th Grade Students/Parents

Positive Behavior and Instructional Support

At Spirit Creek Middle School, A Dolphin Will Always Be...






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Upcoming Events

Sun, Mar 1 - Sat, Mar 7
National School Social Workers Week
Saturday, March 7
SCMS Track Team

Tutt, C.T. Walker & Spirit Creek

@ Laney High School

10:00 AM

Monday, March 9
All County Orchestra (Middle and High Schools) @ ARC

Tuesday, March 10
All County MS Chorus 9:00AM~8:45PM Rehearsal & Concert @ Paine College Chapel

Title I
SCMS Infinite Campus Parent Workshop (Learn How To Check Your Child's Progress)
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday, March 11
End of Third Nine Weeks


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.

RCSS Connections

Voluntary Student Accident Insurance



Today, 3/6/2015
High: 46 Low: 25
Mostly cloudy
13% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 3/7/2015
High: 60 Low: 35
Partly sunny
6% chance of precipitation.