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1300 Herbert Street
Port Orange, FL, 32129
(386) 322-6175

    ​​​​Student Handbook for 2021 thru 2022 School Year

    Student Handbook 2021-2022 (The 2022-2023 Handbook is being revised)

     A more legible Electronic Information Services (EIS) Acceptable Use Agreement is available - Click below:

     Silver Sands Middle School (​EIS) Acceptable Agreement.pdf

    Code of Conduct

    ​VPortal and Office365

    ​Students have access to an incredibly useful tool in Office365. Specifically, students can not only access all of the Microsoft Office Suite products (Word, PowerPoint, etc.) through the internet, but also install the programs on up to 5 personal devices for FREE. ​​To access Office365 and other learning technologies as well as helpful applications, students should log in to VPortal using his/her alpha code as the username and 8-digit birthday as the password. 

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    General Information


    Warrior Pledge

    As a Warrior, I will give my personal best, show respect and responsibility, have integrity, dependability, and encourage all others. ​

    Physical Education uniforms are $20.00 for shirt and shorts, CASH ONLY.

    Lockers - $10.00, CASH ONLY

    Pedestrian-Bicycle Safety

    Parents and Students, please read this bicycle safety sheet from the Port Orange Police Department.

    Student Agenda

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Check the Student Agenda for information concerning homework & assignments. Student Agendas are very useful communication tools for parents.

    The Student Agenda is designed to assist each student with organizational skills.  It is a vehicle of communication between the home and school; therefore, the student must have the Student Agenda in each class.  Students are to put all classroom information in the agenda .  The parent(s) should check and sign the agenda on a daily basis.  If a parent writes a comment for the teacher, it is the student’s responsibility to show the note to that teacher.  Each team will establish their Student Agenda policy at the beginning of the school year.

    Dress Code


    Fridays will a designated "School Spirit Day."  Students will be allowed to wear school spirit shirt that may be purchased in the front office.

    Student Grades - Gradebook

    Access information regarding your child's academic standing logging in to Gradebook​ 

    If you are having difficulty with the Gradebook site or want to contact a teacher; please email the teacher directly.  Teacher email addresses are under the FACULTY link.

    Grading Scale

    A = 90-100  B = 80-89  C = 70-79  D = 60-69  F = below 59

    Students must pass math, language arts, science and social studies and they must pass five out of seven classes for the year to be promoted to the next grade. Grades D and above are considered passing.

    Please contact your guidance counselor for more information.​