Meadows Elementary Students Honor Wounded Warriors
Sally D. Meadows students honored veterans in November by bringing pictures of family and friends to our media center for all...

"All Aboard!"   
By: Reagan M. and Jesslyn P.

Save the Date! PTO & "Bobby Socks Rocks" on March 4th.   
We are excited to invite you to our production of “Bobby Socks Rocks”!  This song kit contains some of our very...

SDM Spelling Bee Contest Complete - Six Winners Advance to System Bee   
Fourth and fifth grade students had to “bee” prepared to bring their best last week when competing in the SDM school...

Students of the Month for January Celebrate PRIDE!   
PRIDE Students of the Month for January were recognized at a breakfast celebration with their parents and school administrators....

"Wise Guys Trip to the Recycling Center"   
written by Jake V.

"How to Eat Fried Worms" reported by Aylin A. and Mrs. Feimster   
              Mrs. Feimster is my reading teacher, and our class began reading a trade book,...

Sumdog Math Contest Begins February 7th at SDM!   
Local Contest! Last year, over 13,000 schools took part in Sumdog's free math contests. Now Sumdog is working with educational...

"Wise Guys Rockets Soar at SDM"   
by Ben B.

PTO & 3rd Grade Christmas Musical Coming December 10th   
SDM 3rd Grade Christmas Musical Tuesday, December 10, 2013 6:00 p.m. in the SDM Cafeteria Crazy Carols! Please join us...

State School Superintendent Issues Letter to Parents   
Thank You Letter to Georgia’s Parents By DR. JOHN BARGE State School Superintendent November 19, 2013 -- November...

Team SDM Leads United Way Contributions!   
The United Way campaign has come to an end and the Vidalia City School System played a very big part in United Way reaching...

PTO's Pumpkins and Poems Contest Results   
The SDM media center was overflowing with beautiful, creative pumpkins and well written, descriptive poems for the PTO Pumpkins...

"A Visit to the Vidalia Municipal Airport "   
By Bryant B.

Students of the Month for October Celebrate PRIDE!   
PRIDE Students of the Month for October were recognized at a breakfast celebration with their parents and school administrators....

The Results Are In...Who Are the Top Sumdogs at SDM?   
For the second year in a row at SDM, students had the opportunity to compete against other students worldwide using the...

PTO and 2nd Grade Musical Presentation Coming Soon!   
Join us for our first PTO meeting of the year this coming Tuesday night, October 15th, at 6:00 p.m.  After hearing about...

PRIDE Students Selected for September   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for September. These students received...

Smile! It's Picture Day at SDM.   
Students at Sally Meadows will have school pictures taken Thursday, September 19th. The photographer and the school ask that...

SDM Selects Our Teacher of the Year!   
Congratulations to Ms. Denni Delinski, SDM’s Teacher of the Year for 2014-15. Ms. Delinski graduated Summa Cum Laude from...

Pastries for Parents   
Breakfast is served to parents at SDM!

Art Talent Recognized at Awards Day   
Every year, the principal's art contest takes place among all of the fifth grade students.  The winning art is framed and...
Jasmin M. & Destiny Y.

Accelerated Reader Top Point Readers   
Congratulations to the following Accelerated Reader students.  They earned the most points in each of their grade levels....

Students Compete in the Sumdog Math Contest   
As a part of our computer lab curriculum, students had the opportunity to compete against other students worldwide using the...

And the Next Meadows Musicians Are......   
The votes are in and the winners have been announced!  We are so proud of all the students who had the courage to sing...
Jesslyn C, Lyric W., & Bryant B.

Iron Men/Iron Women Battle It Out!   
Students at Sally D. Meadows Elementary participated in their eighth annual Ironman/Ironwoman contest as part of their...

Lowe's and SDM Partner for Career Day   
On May 8th, representatives from Lowe's assisted the SDM 4th graders with a construction project to coincide with career day....

Congratulations to SDM's Young Georgia Authors!   
SDM recently held the Young Georgia Authors writing competition. According to the YGA website, the competition is to encourage...

Dance, Dance, Dance, for Make-A-Wish!   
It’s time to get your GROOVE on for a worthy cause!   The Make-A-Wish Dances are scheduled for Thursday, April...

SDM Receives $349,364 through the Striving Reader's Grant!   
Each of the schools in the Vidalia City School System applied for the Striving Reader’s Grant in the fall of last...

To Plant Edwin I. Hatch and Back - Wise Guys article by Khushi M.   
Perhaps you have wondered before, how exactly do you get your electricity? Or maybe you have wondered how in the world electricity...

Jump Rope for Heart   
Congratulations to the following winners of the Jump Rope for Heart contest.  Jumping Winners: 2nd grade - Alashia...

Students of the Month for February Celebrate PRIDE!   
PRIDE Students of the Month for February were recognized at a breakfast celebration with their parents and school administrators. ...

Student Donates Birthday Money to Make-A-Wish   
There is a shining example of PRIDE among our SDM students.  Madeline Collins is a fourth grader who recently...

Students Teaching Students! - See Video Presentation   
  Several SDM teachers are attending the Teacher Academy, a program put in place for schools across Georgia where teachers...

Cow on Campus!   
The Mobile Dairy Classroom is a dynamic and fun educational program operated by the Agricultural Commodity Commission for Milk....

Wise Guys Science Club Visits Altamaha Animal Clinic - article written by Jamiya F. and Regan M.   
Sally D. Meadows Wise Guys went to the Altamaha Animal Clinic in January! Everyone had an extraordinary time. Dr. Tollison...

Vidalia Indian Writers On SDM Reservation!   
As part of the Vidalia Indian "Grand Slam Celebration", a contest was held for SDM students to write an essay about the reasons...
Bess W. & Conner W.  (Hailey B. not pictured)

January PRIDE Students of the Month Honored!   
Students from every grade at SDM were honored as the PRIDE Students of the Month for January.  These students were selected...

Third Grade Teachers Donate Library Books   
In memory of our principal's father-in-law, the third grade teachers selected three books to donate to the SDM library. ...

SDM Teachers Invited to State Capital   
On Tuesday, February 19th, teachers were invited to the State Capital for a Day on the Hill. Two teachers from Sally Meadows,...

P-R-I-D-E! Our Spelling Bee Winners Have It!   
The annual SDM Spelling Bee took place Wednesday, January 23rd.  Twenty four 4th and 5th graders competed for seven top...
SDM Spelling Bee Winners (Marilee C. not pictured)

Honor Roll for 1st Sementer   
Congratulations to the following students who are on the Honor Roll list for 1st semester at SDM! 5th Grade Chase A., Abby...

Bobby Socks and PTO Rock Out!   
We are excited to invite you to our production of “Bobby Socks Rocks”! This song kit contains some of our very...

November/December PRIDE Students of the Month Celebrated at SDM!   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for November/December.  These...

"Learning Power" Provided to 5th Graders by Georgia Power   
Georgia Power once again visited Sally D. Meadows with a 5th grade program on electricity. Mrs. Phillips and Mrs. Lindsey gladly...

Third Graders to Perform Christmas Carols at December PTO Meeting   
Please make plans to join us for a fun night of Christmas music on Tuesday, December 11, in the SDM cafeteria at 6 p.m. Third...

Bottle Rockets Launched by Wise Guys - Report by Autumn Claxton-Blount   
Water Bottle Rockets           “Fwoosh!” went the water bottle rockets...

Second Graders Create Timelines to Better Understand Skills   
The second grade social studies students were given an assignment to make a timeline of their life.  We believe it is very...

"Pennies for Pets" Community Project by Third Graders   
Recently the third graders at Sally Meadows Elementary had a nine week study over friendship. The students concentrated on the...

LEAP Students Are Mixing Poetry, Thunder, and Baking to Extend Learning!   
Are you afraid of anything?   Do thunderstorms scare you? If so, try Thunder Cake! “What’s Thunder Cake?”...

PRIDE Students of the Month for October Recognized!   
SDM is proud to announce the Students of the Month for October!  These students are selected by their teachers for...

Mrs. Kristen Palmer Selected as SDM's Teacher of the Year   
Congratulations to Mrs. Kristen Palmer, a third grade math/science/social studies teacher, for being selected as the SDM Teacher...

Wise Guys Visit Vidalia Airport - Reported by Dylan Dykes   
A Day at the Airport      Mrs. Feimster and her 27 Wise Guys students went to the Vidalia City Airport....

Team United Way at SDM - Leading the Way to Help Others   
Thank you to all of the parents, students, and staff who are a part of Team United Way at SDM.  Together, our school is...

"Learning Power" Provided through Georgia Power   
Georgia Power has partnered with educators statewide to increase understanding of the importance of using energy wisely and efficiently...

September PRIDE Students of the Month Honored   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for September.  These students...

Potlatch Feast Celebrated by SDM Fourth Graders   
SDM fourth graders participated in a potlatch as a conclusion of a Native American unit.  A potlatch is a ceremonial feast...

Teacher "Adoptions" on the Rise!   
Thank you to all of the individuals and businesses who have "adopted" a teacher during the first few weeks of school (see list...

Wise Guys' Math and Science Club Begin New Adventures!   
Club Membership and Plans for the 2012-13 School Year Anticipation is always high as we wait to find out who made the Wise...

Make a Difference with BOX TOPS!   
The SDM computer lab is celebrating over the purchase of ten new student computer desks!  This purchase was made with money...

SDM Students Qualify for the Title of Ironman/Ironwoman   
Students at Sally D. Meadows Elementary participated in their seventh annual Ironman/Ironwoman contest back in October as part...

Top A/R Readers Recognized at Awards Day!   
Congratulations to the following students for excelling in the Accelerated Reading Program!  These students are tops in...

The Ballots Have Been Counted and the 2012 Meadows Musicians Are...   
Third Grade: Winner - Ben B., 2nd place - Presley C., 3rd place - Nila B. Fourth Grade: Winner - Lyric W., 2nd place - Emma...

Principal's Art Award & Yearbook Award Presented   
Madison T., a fifth grade student at Sally Meadows Elementary, was named the winner of both the SDM Principal’s Art Award...

Students and Staff Observe National Day of Prayer   
At the request of a group of students, SDM observed the National Day of Prayer by holding a brief prayer service prior to the...

Student Artists Design 2011-12 Yearbook Cover   
For the first year ever, SDM students were given the opportunity to design the 2011-12 yearbook cover.  Each grade submitted...

VCS Nutrition Staff Receives High Honors from GDOE!   
The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is honoring the Vidalia City Schools Nutrition Program for reaching a high level...

SDM Hosts First Career Day for Fifth Graders   
Sally Meadows launched its first Career Day for the fifth grade students this month. Nine community members came to speak to...

Students Show Their "Smarts" at Academic Field Day!   
As the end of the school year approaches, there are several activities for students at Sally Meadows to enjoy. Adding to the...

Vidalia Mayor Ronnie Dixon Visits SDM   
Mayor Ronnie Dixon met with third graders at Sally Meadows where he discussed local government.  He shared some of his personal...

SDM Field Day Scheduled for Friday, May 4th   
Field Day for SDM students will be held at the Ed Smith Recreation Complex Friday, May 4th.  Please see the points...

Accelerated Reading Ends May 2nd   
The 4th 9 weeks period of Accelerated Reading ends Wednesday, May 2nd.  This will be the final day students will be able...

Young Georgia Authors Announced for 2012   
Congratulations to our Young Georgia Authors' Writing Competition winners!  According to the Georgia Department of Education,...

Students Design A/R Tees   
Sally Meadows has some excellent graphic designers among the student population!  Upon reaching their Accelerated Reader...

Congratulations to DARE Essay Contest Winners!   
After completing the coursework of the DARE program, fifth grade students were given the opportunity to submit an essay telling...

March/April PRIDE Students of the Month Honored!   
Congratulations to the final group of students for this school term in being selected as our PRIDE Students of the Month! ...

SMILE! It's Time for Spring Pictures!   
Spring photos will be taken Tuesday, March 27th.  Here are some recommendations made by the photographers: Bright colors...

3rd Graders to Perform at PTO Tuesday, March 20th   
You are cordially invited to the Sally D. Meadows 3rd grade production of BROADWAY BEAT Tuesday, March 20th. This musical will...

Ribbon Cutting for New Pavilion Held at SDM   
Sally Meadows Elementary School recently celebrated the building of a new pavilion in the newly renovated courtyard. The pavilion...

SDM Holds Annual Spelling Bee   
Proud   P-R-O-U-D   Proud - That is the feeling the Sally Meadows spelling bee participants felt when they...

January's PRIDE Students of the Month Honored!   
Students from every grade at SDM were honored as the PRIDE Students of the Month for January.  These students were selected...

Scholarship Awarded to SDM Teacher   
Congratulations to Mrs. Delinski, a third grade language arts teacher, for being awarded a $500 teacher scholarship.  Ms....

100% Are Adopted at SDM!   
Sally Meadows sends out a great big "THANK YOU" to all of the businesses and individuals who participated in the adoption of...

Congratulations to the November/December PRIDE Students of the Month!   
Several students were recently named the November/December PRIDE Students of the Month at SDM.  These students were treated...

Christmas Caroling at PTO December 8th!   
SDM second graders will sing a selection of Christmas carols at the PTO meeting Thursday, December 8th!  These students...

SDM Students Having Fun with Robots   
   Mrs. J. Walden’s class at SDM studied a science fiction story that was set in the future and based on scientific...

Community Members Continue to "Adopt" Teachers   
Local businesses and citizens continue to support SDM by "adopting" staff members.  Dr. Lloyd Darby started this drive and,...

SDM Students Excel at 4-H Contest   
Several students from SDM placed in the 4-H Project Achievement (DPA) contest in Blackshear on Saturday.  There were 56...

SDM Leads the Way for United Way!   
The staff and students at SDM showed their "I" in PRIDE by being "Involved" in the United Way Campaign.  Our school ranked...

Pumpkins and Poems Winners Awarded Ribbons   
Enjoy our slideshow of all entrees!

PTO Fundraiser Announces Top Sellers   
Congratulations to the following students and teacher!  They are top sellers in the PTO Mixed Bag fundraiser contest. 1st...

SDM Salutes Veterans on Veterans Day   
In observance of Veterans Day, Meadows Elementary had the opportunity to use this week to talk with our students about patriotism,...

LAlapalooza Coming November 18th! Parents Are Invited!   
Mark your calendars! You are invited to attend your child’s Language Arts class during the times noted below for our “LAlapalooza”....

SDM Honors PRIDE Students of the Month for October!   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for October. These students received...

Parent Forum Scheduled for October 24th   
Something NEW is coming to your child's classroom!

SDM Practice Safe Routes to School   
At Sally D. Meadows, we are practicing safe routes to school. One of the ways some of our students travel to school is on their...

DARE Week Coming October 24th-28th!   
Staff and students will show their support of the DARE program with a dress up theme for each day of DARE week. Monday - October...

Congratulations to September's PRIDE Students of the Month!   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for September. These students received...

Harveys Hometown Education Rewards   
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Sally Meadows Salutes Two Retiring Veteran Teachers   
Anne Sweat and Judy Sharpton, veteran teachers at SDM, were recognized at the annual staff luncheon for their years of service...

Prevent the "Summer Slide" in Reading Achievement   
A Message from the Department of Education

PTO "Exceeds Expectations"!   
SDM wants to thank our PTO for all of their work and dedication during this school year.  If you participated in any of...

The Votes Are In! The Meadows Musicians Are...   
The annual Meadows Musician Contest is complete with the announcement of the grade level winners at Honor's Day.  SDM...

Top A/R Readers Awarded at Honor's Day   
One of the many awards given at SDM Honor's Day was top A/R points earned in each grade level and the overall winner for...

SDM Physical Education Stonger Than Ever With Ironmen and Ironwomen   
Students at Sally D. Meadows Elementary participated in their sixth annual Ironman/Ironwoman contest recently as part of their...

SDM Staff and Students Offer a Helping Hand for Needy Families   
As a result of the recent tornadoes that occurred in Alabama, the staff and students of SDM worked in conjunction with Cintas...

SDM Relay for Life Team Raises Top Dollars!   
The Relay for Life Team at SDM raised over $11,000 for the American Cancer Society and became the highest earning team...

Yumion Coloring Contest Winners - 3rd Grade   
In honor of the Vidalia Onion Festival, third grade students had to opportunity to participate in a Yumion coloring contest....

Atlanta Bound!   
LEAP and Wise Guys Club Members Visit the Zoo and Cyclorama!

Meadows Musicians Are Ready to Perform May 10th!   
Mrs. Beverly would like to congratulate all of the students who auditioned in front of their PMC team for the Meadows Musician....

Fifth Grade DARE Essay Contest   
As part of the DARE program, fifth grade students are asked to submit an essay telling what they have learned about drugs and...

Young Georgia Authors Named at SDM   
Congratulations to our Young Georgia Authors' Writing Competition winners.  According to the Georgia Department of Education,...

April/May PRIDE Students of the Month Selected   
Sally Meadows is finishing this school year with the selection of April/May's PRIDE Students of the Month! They will be honored...

Fifth Grade DARE Graduation   
Fifth grade DARE graduation will be held Thursday, April 21, at Southeastern Technical College. The program will begin at 9:00...

Accelerated Reader Lists Updated   
After receiving many new library books in our Media Center, the Accelerated Reader lists have now been updated on our website. ...

A/R Tee Shirts Design Winners   
Students are proudly receiving and wearing their newly designed Accelerated Reader tee shirts. As the students reach their A/R...

PRIDE Students of the Month for March Selected   
SDM is proud to announce the March students of the month.  A recognition program will be held Thursday, March 24th, at 8:00...

PTO Meeting April 5th Features Fourth Grade Rap Presentation   
The next PTO meeting will be help April 5th at 6:00 pm.  At this meeting, the fourth graders will be performing several...

Kimberly Heath - Vidalia City Schools' Special Education Teacher of the Year   
Sally Meadows Elementary is proud to have one of our own, Mrs. Kimberly Heath, selected at the Special Education Teacher of the...

February PRIDE Students of the Month Honored   
The latest group of PRIDE students at Meadows Elementary were honored February 24th.  Parents and students were present...

Toombs County Retired Educators Association Meets at SDM   
Sally Meadows welcomed the Toombs County Retired Educators Association at our school for their monthly meeting. Led by Mary...

SDM Second Grade Celebrates 100th Day of School   
The second grade students at SDM celebrated the 100th day of school last week.  Using number units in the math curriculum,...

SDM Cafeteria Earns a Perfect Score!   
Congratulations to our SDM cafeteria staff for receiving a perfect score from the latest health inspection.  Our ladies...

SDM Spelling Bee Winners   
Sally Meadows Elementary is proud to announce the winners of this year's spelling bee. Congratulations on a job well done!...

Wise Guys' Science Club Collecting Animal Shelter Items   
The Wise Guy's Science Club will be taking a field trip to our local animal shelter in February.  The club is collecting...

SDM Technology Showcased at ADK Sorority Meeting   
The Alpha Delta Kappa Teachers' Sorority met in the SDM Media Center on Jan. 18th to show off the lovely SDM building and...

Toombs-Montgomery Leadership Class Heads Back to School at SDM   
Sally Meadows welcomed a visit by the Toombs-Montgomery Leadership class last week. Breakfast was served to this group of community...

SDM's PRIDE Students Selected for January!   
SDM is starting the new year by recognizing a new group of PRIDE students for January. These students have been selected by...

SDM PRIDE Students of the Month for Nov/Dec Announced   
The following students have been selected by their teachers as PRIDE Students of the Month for November/December. These students...

Winter Wonderland at SDM   
The Media Center at Sally Meadows has been transformed into a Winter Wonderland.  With the help of PTO volunteers, students...

"Santa's Shopping Network" Music Program Planned for December 14th   
Third graders will perform at next PTO meeting!

"LAlapalooza" Parent Event for Language Arts Classes at SDM   
Visit your child's classroom to see learning in action!

Winners Announced for "Pumpkins and Poems" Contest   
5th Grade - Pumpkins Winner: Tanner F. "Oscar the Grouch" 1st Runner Up: Grayson W. "Indian Head" Honorable...

"Pumpkins and Poems" Contest Sponsored by PTO   
Students at SDM had the opportunity to "dress" up a pumpkin and/or write a poem to share with the school. All students...

SDM Science Club Launches Bottle Rockets   
The Science Club conducted their annual bottle rocket launch on October 5th.  Click on the rocket below to see the video...

Moncrief Selected Teacher of the Year for SDM   
Sally Meadows Elementary faculty selected Mrs. Debra Moncrief as our Teacher of the Year for 2011.  Moncrief has...

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