The school day at SMS begins at 8:05 a.m. and ends at 3:05 a.m. Students who arrive before 7:50 a.m. must go directly to the assigned grade level area. Students will be dismissed from the gym at 7:50 a.m. to report to homerooms or classes. No student should arrive at school before 7:00 a.m. The front doors will open at 7:00 a.m. If a student is late for school and arrives after 8:05 a.m. he/she must bring a note signed by the parent including a phone number where the parent can be reached. Unexcused tardies will result in disciplinary action.