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


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 - January.pdf

Parent Involvement Newsletter - January 2015.pdf

Spirit Creek Middle School PTSA

Show your Dolphin Pride as we begin our journey with today's PTA!

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Auditorium @ 6:00 PM

Please click here for more information.

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.

Students in the Spotlight

Congratulations to

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

December 19th - End of Second Nine Weeks

December 22nd - January 1st - Christmas/Winter Break

January 2nd - Furlough Day (No School)

January 5th - Beginning of Third Nine Weeks

January 6th - PTSA Meeting

Spirit Creek Middle School Basketball Schedule

2014 - 2015

Please click here for dates and locations.

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

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Dec 22 - Thu, Jan 1
Christmas Holidays/Winter Break

Friday, January 2
Tuesday, January 6
Spirit Creek Middle School PTSA

Auditorium @ 6:00 PM

Monday, January 12
Report Cards
SCMS Basketball Game

Spirit Creek @Glenn Hills


Thursday, January 15
SCMS Basketball Game

Freedom Park @Spirit Creek


Public Information

RCSS announces its 14th Annual Holiday Round Ball Classic basketball tournament on Friday, December 26th through Monday, December 29th at the HEAL Complex on the Paine College Campus. Play begins each day at 10:30 AM.



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



RCSS shows increase in Academic Growth and Achievement

Thirty-seven (37) elementary, middle and high schools in the Richmond County School System (RCSS) demonstrated overall growth of 10.7 percentage points according to the recently released College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores this year.


Announcing the new Cyber Security Pathway

The Richmond and Columbia County School Systems along with local industries worked together to develop the curriculum for the Cyber Security pathway.  Two courses, Introduction to Cyber Security and Advanced Cyber Security, were approved by the State Board of Education for public review.  The review period of 60 days will end in mid-February.  

Please review the courses by clicking here and take a moment to give feedback on the Public Review Questionnaire.  Your opinion matters to us!


Today, 12/22/2014
High: 51 Low: 47
Chance rain
52% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 12/23/2014
High: 58 Low: 54
82% chance of precipitation.