Swift Middle School

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MORNING ANNOUNCEMENTS Posted: Mon, April 14, 2014

Week of April 14, 2014  The Variety Show will be held on Thursday, May 8th, from 6 - 8 p.m.  Rehearsals...

Student/Parent Portal Posted: Mon, May 13, 2013

SWIFT MIDDLE SCHOOL PARENT/STUDENT PORTAL Welcome to the Swift Middle School Infinite Campus Parent/Student Portal Information page! Your user name is your...

2013-2014 Student Supply List Posted: Wed, August 28, 2013

Click here to access the Student Supply List for the 2013-2014 school year.

Drop-off Procedures Posted: Mon, October 25, 2010

New AM Arrival Drop-off Procedures announced. View letter: Drop-off Procedures
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Welcome to
Swift Middle School

  Marylu Lerz, Principal
Mary Jean Mangione, Assistant Principal 
Thomas Hogrefe, Interim Assistant Principal

Swift Middle School
250 Colonial Street
Oakville, CT  06779

Office Hours:  7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Office Phone:  (860) 945-4830
Report Absences:  (860) 945-4830
Nurse's Office:  (860) 945-4835
Fax:  (860) 945-6449


Regular Session Day:  7:55 am - 2:38 pm
90 Minute Delay:  9:25 am - 2:38 pm
2 Hour Delay:  9:55 am - 2:38 pm
Single Session Day (including dismissals due to inclement weather):  7:55 am - 12:43 pm

Please scroll through our home page for important messages and dates.



Revised 2013-14 and 2014-15 calendars can be found on the district home page.


 Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing will begin on Tuesday,
March 18, 2014.
You can click here to access general information about the test and to take a practice test.


Watertown Special Services is sponsoring a Parent Workshop:
Understanding Anxiety:  Symptoms, Challenges, and Treatment
on May 7, 2014 from 6:15-8:00 p.m. at
Swift Middle School
Click here for more information.



Parent/Teacher Conference Sign Up Directions 

Each school's single session day schedule for conferences is noted on the 2013/2014 school calendar on the district webpage.


Click here for info about after school computer access. 


2013-2014 Inclement Weather Closing, Delay and Early Dismissal Procedures 




Our eighth grade students will be traveling to Washington, DC for an exciting educational field trip on Tuesday, April 15, Wednesday, April 16, and Thursday, April 17, 2014.  During this time, we are scheduled to visit many historical sites.   
You can click here to see the Washington, DC powerpoint presentation shown at the informational meeting for parents in October.



Please click here to access the 2013/2014 student insurance information and enrollment form.  If you are interested in purchasing school insurance, please print out the enrollment form, complete it, and enclose the form with a check or money order payable to ACE American Insurance Company for the correct amount and mail to Lefebvre Insurance, LLC, 850 Franklin Street,
Wrentham, MA  02093.


The late bus leaves Swift on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays at 3:30 p.m.  Click here to see the late bus schedules.


Please be aware that there are two forms used for medication administration authorization.  One is to be used for food allergy medications, such as an Epi-pen or Benadryl; the other form is for any prescription or over-the-counter medication that will be given during the school day.  Click here to access these forms.  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Terzigni, RN, at 860-945-4835 or e-mail at terzignian@watertownps.org




A+ School Rewards December Newsletter


Click here to read about an exciting new program at Staples!

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If you shop at Stop & Shop and have not registered your card this year to support a school, please consider registering so that 1% of what you spend goes to Swift Middle School or other Watertown schools (you can register for up to 3 schools).  Registering is simple.
Go to the Stop & Shop webpage.
Click on "Join the Program">Register Your Card.
Follow the directions on the next screen.
The Swift Middle School number is 07997.
or choose Oakville, CT in the dropdown, click on Look Up, select Gordon C. Swift Middle School, submit school, and continue.
Complete registration.
You must re-register every year.

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Enroll in Target's "Take Charge of Education" program and earn 1% of your REDcard purchases for the eligible K-12 school of your choice.
Target Credit Card and Target Visa Credit Card account holders can sign up for the "Take Charge of Education" program by calling 1-800-316-6142 or by visiting Target.com/tcoe or an in-store kiosk.  The primary cardholder of a Target Debit Card can sign up for the "Take Charge of Education" program by calling 1-800-316-6142.



Breakfast is available to students daily for a cost of $2.00 for paid students, $ .30 for students who qualify for reduced meals and free for students who qualify for free meals.


Please click here to see an informational letter regarding head lice.

Click here to see the latest edition of
The Swift Eagle


Watertown Board of Education
School Wellness Policy


Please continue to collect Box Tops over the summer.


Please click on the Sports tab on the left to check for tryout information.
In order to be eligible to try out for any sport at Swift, students need to have the following forms on file at the school:  Student Participation and Parental Approval Form and a Connecticut Pre-Participation Evaluation Form  The Student Participation and Parental Approval Form needs to be completed by both parent/guardian and student; the front page of the Connecticut Pre-Participation Evaluation Form is completed by the parent/guardian; the back page is completed by the physician.  These two forms need to be on file in the school office prior to tryouts.  The Pay to Participate fee will be collected if your student makes the team.
If you are unsure if your child has a current physical on file, please call Ann Terzigni, School Nurse at
(860) 945-4835 before the deadline.


Swift Middle School "Wall of Heroes"
We will continue to collect pictures of our heroes throughout the 2013-2014 school year.
Click here for more information.

For your convenience, a Fees Report is now available on your child's portal which will inform you of any outstanding balances in your child's account regarding lost/damaged school property.


Student grades are always accessible through our Student/Parent Portal.  Choose "Student/Parent Portal" from the navigation bar to access Portal instructions and "Infinite Campus" login page.  The Portal is your connection to your child's daily progress at Swift Middle School. 
Don't forget to check
 it  frequently!

Check out our Parent Resources tab located to the left. Information that is of interest to parents and guardians is frequently posted there.

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