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Salem Daily News 

2022 Parents and Community Stakeholders Meetings 
June 23, 2022

The DeKalb County School District (DCSD) invites all community stakeholders to provide input on the District’s 2022-2023 CLIP. The 2022 Parent and Community Stakeholders Meetings will be held virtually via Zoom on June 23, 2022, at 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM. DCSD will host these community engagement sessions to conduct a comprehensive needs assessment review and input regarding the District’s future and strategic goals (Student Success with Equity and Access, Stakeholder Engagement and Communication, Staff Effectiveness, & Culture and Climate).
These events are for all students, parents, families, employees, and community members.
Please click on the links below to register for the meeting.
10:00 am registration   -
5:00 pm registration   -

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Salem Fall Football Practice 
Begins Monday June 13th

Fall football practice begins Monday, June 13th for students who have a current physical.  Practice begins at 4 PM on the football field and ends at 6 PM.  Students must bring their own water.  
Physicals will be available on Tuesday, June 14th at 3:30 PM.  Students who need a physical will report to the school cafeteria.  Physicals cost $25.00 and payment is to be in cash with exact change.

Dekalb County Schools to Provide Free Meals to Children
Through July 22, 2022
Dekalb County Schools are providing free breakfast and lunch for children 18 and younger this summer through July 22, 2022 at no cost to parents or guardians. The primary school for Salem Students  is E. L. Bouie Elementary School.  Families are strongly encouraged to contact any summer school site for specific mealtimes and days of operation.  

Registration Now Open for 2022-2023 School Year

For information, scroll down this page to the Online Registration section for information and access to forms.

Student Chromebook Return Information

All Salem Student Chrome Books should be returned to Salem Middle.  Students who do not return devices will be coded with a "lost" device and be charged a replacement cost of $289.00.  Students who do not return their devices will not be issued another device until this issue is resolved.

All Library Books  Due Now
Please return anything with a barcode to the Main Office.

Salem Summer eReading Info for Students and Parents

Summer Reading Info for Parents
and Info on Dekalb County Public Library Summer Programs
Click Below

If your student is interested in trying out for the Salem Cheer Team or the Salem Dance Team, please fill out the following packets and return them to Ms. Frett .

Cheer Tryout Packet:  
Dance Tryout Packet


It's Salem's Spirit Wear Sale !!!
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Georgia Milestones End of Course Student Participation and Passing Requirements

The attached letter outlines the participation and academic scoring requirements for this year's End of Course tests which all students are required to take.  The letter outlines the academic scoring formula which will determine the promotion, placement and retention guidlines for students.  Below is the testing schedule.
Click on this link EPSON003 (1).JPG to read the letter. 

Salem Baseball Team Wins District Championship

The Salem Baseball Team coached by Mr. Noland won the District Championship for Dekalb County Schools!!
Congratulations to them!!  

Lady Lions Win District Basketball Championship !!!!!
Salem's Lady Lions won the District Basketball Championship Saturday with a 39-36 victory over Champion Charter School.  It was an exciting game that went down to the last few minutes.  But the Lady Lions prevailed.  They all played well, and the free throw shooting of Shan'ya Heath helped to seal the victory.  Coaches Hana and Thornton guided the Lions through the game with an excellent game plan.  Most Valuable Player was Shani'ya Heath.  
Great Game Everyone !!!!!!

Please send your student(s) to school with masks each day to help stop the spread of COVID-19.  Please remind them that  wearing masks helps prevent the spread of COVID-19. For the greatest protection, the mask must be worn over the nose and mouth.

If possible, please donate 3 layer masks for our students. Thank you.

Click below to listen to the beautiful Salem Virtual Choral Winter Concert  

Great Job !!!

Salem Students Win Metro Awards in Georgia Tech Lady Jacket's Reading Program
Salem Students Won Four Categories for most pages read in the Georgia Tech Lady Jacket's Reading Program, Buzzer Readers.  This annual program encourages independent student reading.  
Metro Winners are:
Most pages read by a 7th Grader:  Saniyah Earland
Most pages read by a 7th grade class:  Ms. Verriett's 1st Period Class
Most Pages read by an 8th Grader:  James Elesby
Most Pages read by an 8th grade class:  Mrs. Chelsea Hood's ELT Class

Salem School Winners are:
Most pages read by a 6th grader:  Jeremiah Boyd
6th grade second place:  Miraya Robinson
6th grade third place:  Nehemiah Broan
Most pages read by a 6th grade class:  Ms. Neasman's 5th Period Class

Most pages read by a 7th grader:  Saniyah Earland
7th grade second place:  Lundyn Coachman
7th grade third place:  Janya Jones

Most pages read by a 7th grade class:  Ms. Verriett's 1st Period Class

Most pages read by an 8th grader:  James Elesby
8th grade second place:  Aiyanna Collins
8th grade third place:  Nathaniel Jackson

Most pages read by an 8th grade class:  Mrs. Chelsea Hood's ELT Class

Salem is Accepting Donations of Bottled Water and Face Masks. 
Donations can be left with the front office. Thank you.

Student Success Agency - Get Your Own Personal Agent
Student Success Agency - Get Your Own Personal Agent Now
For More Information, Click Here SSA Flyer.pdf
Student Success Agency Parent Information SSA Parent Info Brochure (1).pdf
How to Get a Student Success Agent HOW TO GET AN SSA AGENT MENTOR - Multipage.pdf
SSA Parent Consent Form  SSA Consent Form.pdf
More Information on Student Success Agency SSA Slides.pdf

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Salem Middle School Student Device Returns from school years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021.(Chromebooks, Accessories, etc.)   These devices must be returned before new chromebooks can be issued.  Chromebooks from these years must be returned to the school office.   
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Ongoing News & Announcements
Student Responsibilities
Students should bring their own mask and bottled water (or refillable thermos or reusable container) to school each day.  They should also bring their chromebook, which has been charged, to school each day. 

Coach Cooper, Head Coach and Defensive Coach (standing, right, holding the Championship Plaque) and Coach Rucker, Offensive Coach (last row, right center) pose with the team for the Championship Photo. 

Salem Lions Win the Dekalb County Middle School District Championship

The Salem Lions defeated a good Stephenson Middle School team on October 30th by 6-0 to win the District Championship.

All of the Lions worked hard and never gave up to win a well played game.  

The defense kept Stephenson from scoring, earning the great distinction of having not been scored on all year!

Congratulations to Coach Cooper and Coach Rucker, along with the great players.

Charles Harris (CJ) won the Most Valuable Player Award.

Jaleel Baugh won the Most Valuable Offensive Player Award.


Registration Information
Registration Now Open for School Year 2022-2023

 Returning Students:
Registration is not required. To update address or contact information, please update the information in Infinite Campus.

New Student Registration: (students transferring from one Dekalb school to another please email:)

[email protected]

New Students to Dekalb County Schools, Click Here  
 Once your application is completed, you will receive an email stating the status of your application.  

For withdrawals, please email [email protected]     


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"Excellence in Everything"

Mission Statement
To foster an environment of academic success 
that prepares students for life-long success.

                                             Vision Statement
                                            To motivate, educate, and inspire Excellence in Everything.
 All students have the right to learn in a safe, equitable environment.
  All students should be respected, challenged, and nurtured daily.
  All students have the right to positive collaboration with all stakeholders.
  Meeting students where they are will promote academic growth.  
 SALEM Inspires to Be........
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