Welcome to Strickland Middle School

Strickland was built in 1968 as the second middle school in Denton ISD and is known for its many traditions and legacies. The school prepares today’s learners to be tomorrow’s leaders through its strong academic programs and many extracurricular clubs, organizations and events.

Strickland students, family and staff believe in working together to develop a solid educational foundation. Students at Strickland can enroll in gifted and talented classes, career and technology courses, and even enroll in dual-language programs that build on English and Spanish language skills.

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  • 5th Grade Parent Meeting!

    5th Grade Parents! Please join us on Monday, February 22nd, to discuss course selections for next year. We will be meeting at 6:30 PM. We hope to see you there.

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  •  6th 7th parent meeting

    6th & 7th Grade Parent Meeting

    Please join us on Monday, February 15th, to discuss course selection for next year. We will be meeting at 6:30 PM. We hope to see you there.

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  •  Cheer Meeting

    SMS Cheerleading Mandatory Parent Meeting

    If you are interested in being a cheerleader for the 2016-2017 school year you must attend the MANDATORY PARENT MEETING. Thursday, February 18, 2016 5:30pm—7:00pm Please arrive at 5:25pm in the SMS Library. If you have any questions please see Coach Bejarano or Coach Singleton in room 182. You can also email at jbejarano@dentonisd.org or ksingleton@dentonisd.org.

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  •  Cheer

    SMS Cheer Clinic

    SMS Cheerleaders will be hosting a one day cheer clinic here at Strickland on Saturday, March 5, 2016 from 9:00am-12:00pm. It is only $10 to come to this exciting day clinic. For $10 more you can even get a camp shirt, and for $6 you can get a matching bow. If you are interested in coming to the SMS Cheer Clinic you must turn in the registration form and money to Coach Bejarano or Coach Singleton in room 182, or in the girls coach’s office by Friday, February 19th. Please see Coach Bejarano for a form.

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  • BrightBytes Technology Survey

    BrightBytes/Clarity is a short technology survey for parents, students and teachers that will help shape 21st Century learning in Denton ISD.

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  • Strickland student Brenda Pena wins district spelling bee

    Strickland Middle School eighth-grader Brenda Pena earned the 2016 Denton ISD Spelling Bee crown, sending her to the Denton County competition in February.

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  • Digital Citizenship Newsletter - Boys, Girls and Media Messages

    What impact do media messages have on our children?

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  • 8th Grade - Personal Graduation Plans -Transitioning to High School

    The counseling team will be meeting with all 8th grade students this semester to begin the process of transitioning from middle school to high school. This will involve each student developing a high school 4 year plan also known as a Personal Graduation Plan or a PGP.

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  •  Bike Safety

    Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety

    Due to the geographic location of our campus, we serve a large number of students who walk or ride their bikes to school. Please visit the following links and review the safety tips for pedestrians and bike riders. Regardless of whether or not your student walks or rides to school, this information will benefit all of our students in day to day life. Thank you for taking the time to make our neighborhood a safer place.

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  • Labels for Education

    Our library is now accepting Labels for Education. They can be found on the following products: Campbell’s, Pepperidge Farm, Bic, Prego, V8, Pace, Goldfish, Emerald, Dannon, Pop-Secret, Post and Swanson. Click to read more!

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  • Box Tops for Education

    Please continue to support the library in collecting box tops. Last year we were able to purchas $1,500 worth of books for the library. Click to read more!

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    Naviance - Family Connection

    Naviance for 6th - 8th graders, a one-stop shop high school, college and career planning and readiness online platform that is aimed at getting secondary students planning and preparing for life after high school. Click here to begin using Naviance.

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District Announcements & Info

  • Intra-District Transfer Application Available: If your middle or high school student wishes to attend a campus that he or she is not zoned for, it is necessary to fill out the intra-district transfer form. The PDF file to apply for an intra-district transfer for the 2016-17 school year is located here.  More information regarding transfers can be found on the Student Support Services website.

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  • Single Sign-On Portal: Need a better way to manage all your acount passwords? A Single Sign-On Portal is now available for Denton ISD students and staff members. This portal will allow students and staff to save their sign-in information for a variety of services and websites so they can use it to automatically sign into those services and websites in the future.

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  • Registration Codes: Parents or guardians of returning Denton ISD students received snapcodes for InfoSnap online student registration over the summer. Following online registration, proof of residency and updated immunization records must be submitted to a student's campus. Click here for information on the registration process.
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  • Inclement Weather Policy: Denton ISD attempts to make inclement weather announcements no later than 6:30 a.m. when possible. Closing announcements are made on the district website and social media channels. For more information on the district's weather policy, click here.
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  • Information for New Families: Are you new to the district? Find out what school your child will attend with our School Finder tool before registering students new to Denton ISD with InfoSnap. Denton ISD is a fast-growth school district, and we're happy you chose to live within our boundaries!
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  • Braswell High School: Construction on Denton ISD's fourth comprehensive high school is currently underway in the eastern portion of the district. Dr. Ray Braswell High School will be located on the southeast corner of Navo Road and U.S. Highway 380 and is scheduled to open in time for the 2016-17 school year.

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  • Secondary Grading Changes: Grading changes at secondary campuses were made at the start of the 2014-15 school year with a focus on meeting educational standards. Click here for more information about the secondary grading changes, including support materials and the district's framework.
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  • Reading Education: Do you have a child learning to read? ReadyRosie is an online resource to provide daily activities for adults to do with children as old as 4. The activities are simple and only take about two minutes a day.
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