Attention SMS Parents: New Traffic Flow

When dropping off or picking up  your SMS Raider, please use the following guidelines: 

1. Students should enter through the cafeteria doors near the gym. 

The doors will open at  7:20 a.m.

2. Please review the map below and follow the routes depicted for drop off and pick up,

3.Please form two lines in the drive directly in front of the school (by the cafeteria windows).

MS Traffic Map 17

Brandon Tunnel SMS Welcomes New Principal

Sunnyvale ISD’s Board of Trustees recently named Brandon Tunnell Sunnyvale Middle School’s new principal.

"Brandon’s student-centered approach to learning is an excellent match for our middle school,” Superintendent Doug Williams said.

Mr. Tunnell is an experienced administrator who joins SISD after serving as an assistant principal at Cain Middle School in Rockwall ISD. Prior to that, he was an assistant principal at Community High School. He also spent several years in the classroom in Forney ISD and Lubbock ISD.

“I have known for many years the great reputation that Sunnyvale ISD has and I have always wanted to be a part of the amazing things taking place within the school district and community,” Mr. Tunnell said. “I also know, as a Sunnyvale parent, how awesome this district is for students and their families.”

Brandon is not the first Tunnell to join the SISD family. His wife, Lisa, is the Health Science Technology teacher at SHS and is the sponsor of the HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) organization. The Tunnell’s two sons, Matthew and Thomas are first graders at SES.

“Being able to see how much my own boys, Thomas and Matthew, love coming to school everyday and hearing my wife, Lisa, share success stories about her students only affirmed my desire to be a part of the SISD family,” Tunnell said. “So when the opportunity arose for me to be able to become part of this innovative and inspiring team, I jumped at the chance.”

Mr. Tunnell looks forward to furthering SMS’ status as a cutting-edge campus.

“Sunnyvale Middle School has a great reputation for being innovative and I am extremely excited to be on the team that will keep the momentum going,” he said. “Our lessons will continue to be engaging and collaborative, in order to create innovative and inspiring experiences for both our staff and students. We will continue to support our phenomenal teachers and enable them to grow their innovative teaching practices. This will allow our students to receive an education that will prepare them for whatever fun and exciting things the future may hold for them.”

Mr. Tunnell and his wife, Lisa, have three children: Matthew and Thomas, who are first graders and a baby girl named Emily. The family lives in Forney.

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2017-2018 SUPPLY LISTS
Note: There are some classes that will need to have
lists added as they have not been submitted
**Art Supplies were not included in the prepackaged kit** 

2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR
DELIVERY: All orders placed on or before
Friday, August 11, 2017 will be available for pickup on: 
*Saturday, 8/19, 2-4pm in the Middle School Cafeteria
(NOTE: this will be the ONLY day that samples will be available for try-ons and exchanges can be made.)
*Monday, 8/21, from 6-8 outside of the cafeteria doors -
pickup ONLY, no exchanges or try-ons
*Tuesday, 8/22, from 6-8 outside of the cafeteria doors -
pickup ONLY, no exchanges or try-ons
MUST have Order # available when picking up.
 If you still need to order:

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