Our MissionThe staff at Sandwich Middle School is committed to establishing and maintaining an equitable and dynamic educational experience designed to meet the unique physical, emotional, and social needs of the adolescent learner. We realize that a strong home-school-community relationship, emphasizing good communications is crucial to the successful completion of our mission.
Our Vision"Together We Will Achieve."
Sandwich Middle School NewsletterClick here to read the May 2013 Newsletter
River’s Edge Children’s Theatre Workshop
This year we have teamed up with ETC! Arts Camp and Yorkville Performing Arts Center to bring our community the first annual River’s Edge Children’s Theatre Workshop. We are very proud of the team we have put together and excited to work with the area's youth in theatre, music, dance and more. Click here To sign up online, or for more information.
Students that may be struggling with drugs/alcohol, depression, domestic abuse, and other emotional issues are encouraged to contact a school counselor and/or outside agency. Outside agencies take a variety of insurance, and some work on a sliding pay scales. Click here for agency contacts and phone numbers.
Sandwich Middle School Dress CodeStudents are expected to come to school looking clean and neat and dressed in a manner which is accepted as being in good taste. Students should be attired in clean and seasonably appropriate clothing free from holes (unless no skin is showing) and suggestive, obscene, slanderous, or violent slogans, remarks, or pictures. Clothing and jewelry which promote the use or sale of alcoholic beverages or unlawful substances, is gang related or encourages attitudes that are immoral or unethical are not to be worn. Pajamas and other sleepwear are also not acceptable for school. The necklines and/or armholes of tops must not be immodest or too revealing. All tops must completely cover the entire shoulder, midriff, and waistline areas. Shorts, skirts, and slacks must rest on the natural waist. The length of all skirts and shorts must come to a point on your leg where your arm and hand naturally extend. No undergarments should be visible. Students must wear appropriate footwear that does not present a safety concern. Examples of inappropriate footwear include, but are not limited to, the following: slippers, flip flops, and shoes with wheels. Furthermore, students are to remove their sunglasses, hats and all other head wear at the time they enter the school until the time they leave school at the end of the day. Jackets and coats are not to be worn during the school day. Due to the potential harm that dog/choke chains and wallet chains may cause, students are not permitted to wear such items or have these articles in their possession. Students who do not comply with the district dress code will be asked to change or remove the inappropriate article of clothing. Student adherence to the dress code and appropriateness of student dress will be at the discretion of the school staff. The school dress code is expected to be followed at school sponsored activities including, but are not limited to, dances, field trips, and extra-curricular events. Each grade level will use its discretion in respect to the use of book-bags and backpacks. Sport bags should be put in your locker when you arrive at school. Book-bags, backpacks and sport bags will not be allowed at lunch. Click here to read the 2012-2013 Sandwich Middle School Dress Code
Athletic and Extra-Curriculur Code of ConductClick here to read and download the athletic/extra-curricular conduct code.
Random Drug Screening ProgramClick here to read and download the policy.
Click here to read and download the procedures.
Emergency Day InformationThere are several wasy that our building will communicate information about school closings. On inclement weather days, the school district encourages parents to check for up-to-date information on school closings by listening to the radio or watching television for closing information. We will send this information to WSPY (107.1 FM) and/or on the WGN television station.
Parents may also go to http://www.emergencyclosings.com for school closing information and can sign up for e-mail notification of school closings.