Shirley D. Simmons Middle School
Mark of Excellence
Location: 820 Sulphur Springs Road in Canton, MS.
Principal: Mr. Thomas Adams
Counselor: Ms. Sonia Jones
Secretary: Ms. Shirley Smith
Data Clerk: Ms. Diane Lyles
Madison County School District and SSMS take great pride in the variety of courses made available to your student body. Beyond the basics,we also offer Spanish I, STEM, and ICT I/II. We are excited to be able to offer these courses where students have the opportunity to earn Carnegie units toward high school graduation. SSMS offers electives such as creative writing, drama,art, band, choir, and Pathways. A large number of our students participate in various team sports, including basketball, football, cheer, track, and dance. We have various clubs, such as Student Government Association, Science Club and Technology Student Association
School hours: 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The mission of SSMS is to provide a diverse education within a safe and orderly environment through a challenging curriculum that will enhance the students' critical thinking skills and help develop them into morally responsible and socially equipped individuals as they transition from childhood to adolescence.
Preparing students for a global and complex society has never been more challenging. The faculty of SSMS is ready for the task! The focus is on student achievement and excellence is our goal. Nothing less than our very best is acceptable. Every day every teacher at SSMS should put forth their greatest effort to make a positive difference in the life of every student with whom they encounter.