Welcome to SMMS


The mission of South Milwaukee Middle School is to ensure each and every one of our learners grow the knowledge and skills essential to achieving their full potential. Our staff is dedicated to creating learning environments that promote growth, challenge, and success.  Our curriculum provides students the opportunity to be challenged in an environment that supports their growth. South Milwaukee Middle School is extremely proud of our students and staff and we look forward to further developing partnerships with our community.

Jim Hendrickson

Kevin Kempen 
Associate Principal

Colleen Bartlein
Administrative Secretary

Debbie Todey
Attendance Secretary

Meghan Sothan
Receptionist/Guidance Secretary


9th Annual District Wide Food Drive

This year’s food drive will be held from Nov. 7th - Nov. 17th.  Non-perishable food items and/or personal hygiene items will be accepted in the Middle School Library. Students who bring in goods will have their names entered in a raffle for prizes.
All item donations will be delivered to South Milwaukee Human Concerns on November 18th.South Milwaukee Human Concerns is always accepting monetary donations through their website.

Annual Veterans Day Parade

Veterans Day Parade Starts at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 11th. Middle School students will line 15th Ave. 

Cars will return to the high school parking lot and honored guests proceed inside the gym. The Veterans Day Indoor Ceremony Begins at approximately 2:15 p.m. and will end at approximately 2:54 p.m.

Reception for honored guests begins at 3:00 in High School Library 


The School District of South Milwaukee acts with a relentless commitment to remove barriers and care for all students so they feel accepted and will learn without exception.