last updated: 01/07/2014

10300 Warner Smith Boulevard, Cypress, TX 77433
Phone: (281) 213-1010
Principal:  Susan Higgins
School Hours: 
7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
School Opened: 2009

Administrative Team

Principal

Susan Higgins

Assistant Principal

Bonnie Beachy

Assistant Principal

Joshua Carroll

Assistant Principal

Leslie Spencer

Assistant Principal

Randy Woodring

Counselor

Lyndsay Francies

Counselor

LaKeisha Frank

Counselor

Lori Lambert

Counselor

Leslie Towne

Director of Instruction

Sherry Baker

Librarian

Frank Thomson

Nurse

Tiffin Ehr

Academic Achievement Specialist

Melissa Laroussini

admin

3rd row - L-R:  Randy Woodring, Leslie Spencer, Bonnie Beachy, Joshua Carroll
2nd row - L-R:  Leslie Towne, Susan Higgins, Lori Lambert
1st row - L-R:  Lyndsay Francies, LaKeisha Frank, Sherry Baker

 

 

Mission Statement

Smith Middle School provides an engaging and rigorous learning environment through the collaboration of the entire school community.  Our supportive atmosphere promotes critical thinking and problem solving, so students will be prepared to meet the demands of an ever-changing society.

 

 

Curriculum - Middle School

6th Grade

Requirements:
Reading
Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
World Cultures
Physical Education/Health

Electives:
Band, Orchestra, Choir 6, Theatre Arts 6, or a 3-part rotation of Art, Music, Theatre Arts/Speech

            7th Grade

Requirements:
Language Arts
Mathematics
Science
Texas History
Physical Education/Athletics

Electives: Art Design, Art, Advanced Art,  Band, Orchestra, Choir, Beginning Theatre Arts, Intermediate Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Intermediate Communication Applications*, Reading, Spanish IA*, Spanish I*, Spanish for Native Speakers II/IIIK*, French IA*, French I*, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences, Exploring Foods and Fabrics, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principles of Manufacturing*

8th Grade

Requirements:
Language Arts
Mathematics (either 8th-grade math or Algebra I*)
Science
U.S. History
Physical Education/Athletics
           
Electives:
Art Design, Art, Advanced Art,  Art I*, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Beginning Theatre Arts, Intermediate Theatre Arts, Advanced Theatre Arts, Professional Communications*, Intermediate Communication Applications*, Advanced Speech, Reading, Spanish IB*, Spanish I*, Spanish II*, Spanish for Native Speakers II/IIIK*, Spanish for Native Speakers IVAP*, French IB*, French I*, French II*, Technology Education, Introduction to Web Mastering, Introduction to Computer Science, Teen Leadership, Yearbook, Newspaper, Touch System Data Entry*, Business Information Management I*, Principles of Human Services and Hospitality/Tourism*, Career Portals: Family & Consumer Sciences, Exploring Foods and Fabrics, Concepts of Engineering & Technology*, and Principles of Manufacturing*

  • High School credit will be awarded for the courses indicated.  Students must qualify before enrolling.

 

 

Demographics

(as indicated in the 2012-13 AEIS Report)

AFRICAN AMERICAN HISPANIC WHITE NATIVE AMERICAN ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER TWO OR MORE RACES ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED
20.0% 33.5% 31.8% 0.4% 11.7% 0.0% 2.7% 32.8%

 

Enrollment

1853 students as of 9/16/13

How We Got Our Name

smith Jodie Blair Smith was selected as the namesake for Middle School #16. Jodie spent 30 of her 33 years in education working in CFISD. She began her career with the district as a teacher at Cy-Fair High School.   She served as an assistant principal and an associate principal at Jersey Village High School. She returned to Cy-Fair High School where she served as the principal for 12 years.   Jodie was serving as the assistant superintendent for secondary school administration when she retired in June 2003.   She currently works part -time for Region IV administering principal assessments. Jodie was selected as Houston’s 2001 High School Principal of the Year by the Houston Chronicle. She and her husband, Dick, have one daughter, Stephanie, who graduated from Cy-Fair High School in 1988 and is currently an assistant principal at Lamkin Elementary. Their granddaughter, Madison, will be a member of the 2010 Cy-Fair High School graduating class.

 

 

VIPS

Partnerships with the community are vital in order to strengthen instructional outcomes for all students. We would like you to develop a collaborative relationship with us that will foster long-term student achievement ... one that offers opportunities for all students ... making a difference together. For more information, please contact bonnie.beachy@cfisd.net.



 

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