Welcome to SMK-8 

Home of the Cardinals!
 Barry Charley, Principal      
Ronda Simmons, Assistant Principal 
 Our Mission: The mission of Calhoun County Public Schools, in unity with parents and community, is to provide an environment conducive to learning that challenges all students to reach their maximum potential for success in a rapidly changing global society.
Our Vision: We envision a school district where everyone works harmoniously in a safe and caring environment to help all students reach their maximum potential.   
SMK8 is a Reward School!
First, we would like to thank you for visiting our website. We hope that our parents and community find our school to be a pleasant and heartwarming experience. In preparation for a much anticipated school year, faculty, staff, and administration have been dedicating long hours of training in workshops, diligently working in classrooms, and busily developing lessons that will prepare our students with skills needed for success. We strive to provide a safe, secure, and positive atmosphere conducive to learning by showing pride in ourselves, each other, and our school. Through the skills of optimism, respect, commitment, and excellence, we are determined to be the best that we can be. We encourage you to visit our campus at anytime.
Mr. Barry Charley, Principal
 Upcoming Events / Important Dates
 April 10th Honor Roll Program   9:00 and 10:00
April 8th-15th BOGO Book Fair
April 18th-25th Spring Break

School Happenings

  • Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!! We like learning here, we like reading there, Cardinals like books and learning everywhere! The Cardinals had fun celebrating Dr. Seuss all week with reading lots of Seuss books, dressing ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2014, 6:45 AM by Susan Morris
  • One Hundreth Day of School! SMK8 Celebrates One Hundred Days of Learning!  What a fun day of reading, writing, counting, and even watching 100 balloons go up in the air!
    Posted Feb 7, 2013, 9:35 AM by Susan Morris
  • Cardinals Read! Readers who met their AR goal enjoy some iPAD time in the media center!
    Posted Jan 3, 2013, 10:22 PM by Alicia Rains
  • All Aboard the Polar Express SMK8 students in grades 2-8 who read two chapter books in the month of December and made 100% on the AR test earned a golden ticket to attend the ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2013, 9:34 PM by Alicia Rains
  • Sharon Flake Visits on Literacy Day All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders enjoyed the author visit of Sharon Flake at CCHS on November 15th. They read many of her titles before her visit including her newest ...
    Posted Jan 3, 2013, 9:31 PM by Alicia Rains
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