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Newly Enrolled SMS Families

Welcome to Stratton Mountain School!

This page provides important information for newly enrolled families. Below is a timeline to help you and your child prepare for the upcoming school year.

Please note that required forms and documents are listed under the month in which they are made available on our website and should be submitted by their respective due dates.

The SMS calendar can be viewed here (dates are subject to change).

May

Official Transcript
Please request that an official final transcript or final report card be sent to SMS at the conclusion of your child’s school year. If the school requires SMS to send a formal transcript request, please contact Melissa Oliva.

Academic Assessments for Full Term Student Athletes
Parents of full term student athletes: please complete this academic information form by May 15. All new full term student athletes are required to take a math assessment to ensure proper course and course section placement. Some new full term student athletes will also be asked to complete an assessment for foreign language (SMS offers French & Spanish).These assessments must be administered in a proctored setting, ideally at your child’s current school. The assessment can also be taken at SMS.

Completed assessments must be sent to SMS no later than June 15. Questions? Contact Rob Rose (math), Katie Rose (Spanish) or Brita Fisher (French).

Summer Training Camps
Many of you have already signed up for summer camps with SMS. If you have not done so already, please visit the camp pages for your child’s discipline and contact your child’s coach as soon as possible to register for summer camps (coaches to contact are listed below). Links to the camp pages are on the right side of this page.

Summer Training (camp links are on the right)
For all disciplines, you will be given summer training instruction by your child’s primary coach. If you have any questions regarding equipment please contact the appropriate coach.

Alpine Program (Uniform & Equipment Links are on the right):

U16 Men  – Mike Morin – (603) 369-2323

U16 Women - Morgan Korpi - (802) 289-1533

U19/U21 Men – Will Hadden – (802) 688-3917

U19/U21 Women – Micah Lashar – (802) 760-7110

U14  – Naga Kusumi – (917) 273-0818

Snowboarding Program:

Ross Powers – (802) 734-0932

Nordic Program:

Sverre Caldwell – (802) 856-1130

Freeskiing Program:

Jesse Mallis – (603) 852-0039

Freestyle Program:

Deb Newson – (802) 770-0002

June

Summer Reading
Summer Reading will be posted in June. All full term student athletes are required to read and complete book reports over the summer. Detailed information, book lists, and book report forms will be posted on the Summer Reading page in June.

Official Transcript
Please request that an official final transcript or final report card be sent to SMS at the conclusion of your child’s school year. If the school requires SMS to send a formal transcript request, please contact Melissa Oliva.

Medical Forms
Required medical forms will be posted on our website in June. All medical forms must be completed by August 1. Instructions on how to complete forms will be posted on our website in June - please read the instructions carefully prior to completing medical forms.

International families: Please note that your child must have US-based health insurance. Information and forms are available to the right (under downloads) and on the school forms page of our website.

For questions about medical forms, please contact Kate Boobar.

Media Form
SMS makes an effort to provide press releases, photos, and other media services to relevant hometown media outlets. The Media form will be posted on our website in June. Please complete the Media Form by August 1.

Residential Life Forms
Residential Life Forms (for boarding students only) assist the Head of Residential Life with dorm room and roommate decisions. These forms will be posted on our website in June and are due by August 1.

Advisor Request Form
Advisors provide each student athlete with individualized support and direction. The advisor is also viewed as a connection between the student athlete’s family and the school. Communication about academic and social performance will be conducted by the advisor. Student athletes and parents are encouraged to contact advisors with questions or concerns. This form will be posted on our website in June.The Advisor Request Form should be completed by August 1.

Winter Term Student Athlete Academic Information
Parents of winter term student athletes will be contacted by Alex Lehmann in order to plan your child’s academic program at SMS. Academic questions should be directed to Alex Lehmann.

July

Student-Parent Handbook and Handbook Agreement Form
Available in July, the Student-Parent Handbook outlines the mission of SMS and provides an important overview of information related to our school traditions and expectations. All student athletes and parents are required to sign the handbook form and return it to SMS by August 1.

My GOSMS Website Login and Email
All student athletes and their parents will be provided with information on how to log into the gosms.org website, where you will be able to view special announcements and have access to your child’s academic and athletic schedules. Student athletes will also receive their username and password for their SMS email.

Riding in a Motor Vehicle Permission Form
All student athletes and their parents must complete this form which will be posted on our website in July. This form is required for both student passengers and student drivers. Student safety and responsibility are the primary goals of the SMS driving policies, and as such, a special car and driving form is presented for review and signature. Please complete this form by August 1.

School Supplies and Packing Lists

All SMS student athletes should come prepared with items from the School Supply List which will be posted on our website in July. Boarding students should also bring the required items from the Boarding Student Packing List.

September

Boarding Student Roommate Assignments
Room assignments and roommate information will be provided to students upon arrival to school.

Registration Day for Full Term Student Athletes
Registration for Full Term Student Athletes is scheduled for the first Saturday in September. Classes begin on the following Monday.

Student Athlete Class Schedules
Class schedules will be available on Registration Day. Please contact Alex Lehmann with academic questions.

Season Passes
Families will receive information about purchasing Stratton season’s passes in September. The price is typically $309 plus tax.

Community Service Form
All full term student athletes are required to complete a minimum of five hours of community service per year of enrollment. The Community Service Form is posted on the School Forms page.

November

Registration Day for Winter Term Student Athletes
Registration for Winter Term student athletes will be held the Sunday, November 12th. Detailed information will be sent prior to the date.

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