Smokey Road Middle School

965 Smokey Road | Newnan, Ga 30263 | (770) 254-2840 | Fax (770) 304-5933

SRMS Accomplishments

Citizenship and Community Involvement

Coweta County Food Pantry Can-a-thon: 97,701 Canned Goods Donated (since 2005)

Relay for Life: $31,837.51 Donated (since 2005)

March of Dimes, Cystic Fibrosis, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Hurricane Katrina Victims, Oprah’s Angel Network, Locker 56 Childrens Foundation, Coweta Tornado Victims, United Way, Community Welcome House:  $13,418.07 Donated (since 2005)

Smokey Road Middle School Mitch and Anne Powell Memorial Scholarships: $11,500 in Scholarships Awarded (since 2008)

Adopted Army Platoon Stationed in Afghanistan (2008-2009)

School Honors and Recognitions

2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP Participant)

2016 National Beta School of Merit

2016 High-Progress Title I School

2015-2016 Title I Reward School

The Georgia Department of Education has recognized Smokey Road Middle School in Newnan as a 2013 “Reward School,” a title reserved for schools with the highest performance or the biggest academic gains by students (2013)

Named a Silver Award recipient for the Greatest Gain in Students Meeting and Exceeding Standards by the state of Georgia Governor's Office of Student Achievement (2011)

Named a Georgia Title I Distinguished School for Making AYP for five consecutive years (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010)

National Semi-finalist for the 2011 MetLife Foundation-NASSP Breakthrough Schools™ Grant Award (2010)

Selected for Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education’s 18th Annual Bus Trip Across Georgia (2010)

Clark Atlanta Academic Bowl Team: 1st Place in State of Georgia (2010)

Recipient of the GAMSP Middle School Effective Program Award (2007)

Excellence in Recycling Award and $1,500.00 Grant (2006)

Good Works $1,000 Grant from WalMart/Sams Club (2006)

Faculty Honors and Recognitions

Certified Faculty, 71% with Advanced Degrees, 100% Highly Qualified (2010)

Two Coweta County Teacher of the Year Recipients and Two State of Georgia Teacher of the Year Top Ten Finalists (Clay Hildebrand, 6th Grade Math, 2008/2009; Pam Brown, Engineering and Technology,  2001/2002)

Only Georgia Master Teacher in Coweta County (Paige Galt, Spanish, 2010)

Three Coweta-Fayette EMC Bright Ideas $1,500 Grant Recipients (Whitney Garner, Art, 2009; Audrey Anglin, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, 2008;  Shawn Allen, 6th Grade, 2007)

State of Georgia Middle School Engineering and Technology Education Program Excellence Award Winner (2009)

GAEL Outstanding Middle Level Educator Award (Dr. Laurie Barron, principal, 2008)

Coweta County Media Specialist of the Year (Anne Powell, media specialist, 2008)

GAMSP Mike Campbell Exemplary Leadership Award (Dr. Laurie Barron, principal, 2007)

Visual Arts Honors and Recognitions

Georgia National Fair First Place Awards (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)

Newnan Coweta County Art Show Best in Show (2010) and First Place Awards (2009, 2010)

Kiwanis District Art Competition First Place Awards (2008)

U.S.S. Georgia Art Competition State Winner (2008)

State Winner of Atlanta Magazine Black History Month Visionary Art Contest (2008)

Georgia National Fair Superior Art Award for Middle School – only middle school in state to receive award, (2007)

Performing Arts Honors and Recognitions

Band, Guest Performer at the Jacksonville State University Day of Percussion (2014)

Band, Guest Performer at the 22nd Annual University of Georgia Middle School Band Festival (2012)

Band, State Exemplary Performance Award, Highest Honor Given by Georgia Music Educators Association (2010)

Band, Festival Superior Ratings (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Band, All-State Participant (2010, first in Smokey Road history and only middle school student in Coweta County in 2010)

Band, District Honor Band Participants (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Band, County Honor Band Participants (2006, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Band, District Solo and Ensemble Superior Ratings (2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Band and Strings Program: Abraham J. & Phyllis Katz Foundation $10,000 Instrument Grant (2010)

Indoor Percussion Ensemble: 1st Place Scholastic Concert Division, SE Assoc. for Performing Arts (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)

Chorus, State Exemplary Performance Award, Highest Honor Given by Georgia Music Educators Association (2010)

Chorus, Festival Superior Ratings (2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014)

Chorus, All-State Participants (2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010)

Chorus, District Solo and Ensemble Superior Ratings (2009, 2010)

Athletics County Championships 

Coweta County Middle School Girls' Basketball Champions (2015)

Coweta County Trophy of Excellence for Academics and Athletics (2008, 2009)

Volleyball, Coweta County Champions (2009)

Football, Coweta County Champions (1999, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008)

Boys’ Basketball, Coweta County Champions (2002, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014)

Girls’ Basketball, Coweta County Champions (2001, 2008)

Boys’ Track and Field Champions (2000, 2004, 2007, 2008)

Girls’ Track and Field Champions (2007, 2008)