Principal's Message


Message From The Principal

Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I am Michael Riggins, the new principal of Furman Middle School. I am proud to be the new principal and I am looking forward to meeting all of my students and families. Our main goal is to provide the best opportunities for our students to be successful academically and socially. If we are to see success, we must work as a team. Together, we will build relationships that will help us to be successful.


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Who We Are

Furman Middle School Recipient of Oak Leaf Awards Goals Recognition

Furman Middle School was recently awarded the Oak Leaf Awards Goals Recognition for meeting the 2014-2015 membership goals assigned to them by the South Carolina PTA. This distinction entitles the school to be known as a Silver Oak Leaf Association. 

Special Commendation Received from the City of Sumter

Furman Middle School received a special commendationfrom Mayor Joseph T. McElveen, Jr., on April 22, 2015 in recognition of outstanding participation in project "Shower Shaw with Cookies," which provided 65 dozen cookies for Shaw airmen over the holiday season of 2014.

Office Hours of Operation 
(New for 2014-2015)

The office hours are 7:25 AM-3:40 PM.  Students are not allowed on school grounds until 7:30 AM unless they are escorted by a parent.

School Hours of Operation
7:45 AM-3:00 PM


School Resources



2014-15 Calendar


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Daily Announcements


Cheerleaders Return Home Victorious

The Furman Cheerleaders attended a 4 day camp at the University of Georgia this month.  Two of our girls, Joy Cogdell and Hailey Keyes, tried out for the All American Squad and made it. The squad also, won a first place trophy in the game day performance competition and brought home 3 superior trophies for the following:  game day dance, cheer, and camp improvement. 

Go Furman Indians!

ALL RISING SEVENTH GRADERS are REQUIRED to get the Tdap vaccine to protect them against whooping cough (pertussis).  Read more...

Box Tops for Education
Furman Middle School is now collecting Box Tops for Education and Campbell Soup labels.
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CyberSmart!

Parent Corner


Information for Parents
Register for E-Mail alerts from Furman Middle School by clicking on the purple Parent E-Mail alert button on the left of your screen.

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Upcoming Events

Mon, Aug 24 - Tue, Sep 8
Fall MAP Testing
August 24-28 
(Make-ups August 31-September 4)
Monday, August 31
Audition for The Lion King: The Musical
Friday, September 4
Fall Picture Day
Thursday, September 10
National Anthem Project
Patriot Hall 
7PM
Tuesday, October 20
Retake of Fall Pictures (As Needed)

Teacher Feature!!!

Pollard Named 2015-2016 Furman Middle School Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Ms. Melissa Pollard, 6th Grade English/Language Arts teacher, for being nominated for and selected as the 2015-16 Furman Middle School Teacher of the Year.  


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Quarterly Newsletter

2015-2016 Smoke Signals newsletter.  Please click below to read.