Latest News


Community Meeting
Principal Search

Community input is critical in helping us find our next Sam Brannan Middle School principal and we will provide our community with opportunities to help us identify characteristics for our new principal and inform the type of interview questions we’ll use in the process.    


Yearbook Raffle

Would you like to win a free yearbook? Parents/guardians can fill out a raffle entry for their child to win a 2022-2023 yearbook during Tuesday’s Back to School Night. Parents/guardians will be given a raffle card during their child’s 6th period presentation during Back to School Night on Tuesday, September 27. One entry per student. Good luck!


SBMS Gym Clothes & Spirit Wear
Online Odering

Sam Brannan gym clothes and spirit wear are available to order online only at  Orders must be placed by Wednesday, September 7th.  Please see the attached flyer for items and pricing.


Volleyball Conditioning
7th & 8th Grade Girls

Volleyball conditioning for 7th and 8th grade girls will be this week in the gym.

  • Tuesday, August 23:  9am – 11am
  • Wednesday, August 24:  12pm – 2pm
  • Thursday, August 25:  9am – 11 am

7th Grade Only

7th grade orientation will be on Wednesday, August 24.

  •  9 am:  Students with last names between A-L
  • 11 am:  Students with last names between M-Z

8th grade schedule pick up is Friday, August 26 between 9am – 12 pm at the table on the porch in front of the main office.


The Understanders
Cyber Bullying Awareness

Please join us Tuesday, June 14, 2022 in watching an iNDIEFLIX film The Upstanders created to raise awareness around cyber bullying. This will be a virtual screening via zoom, the zoom link is provided on the flyer. Hope to see you there!


Angst – Virtual Screening Event
Mental Health Awareness Month

Please Join us Wednesday, May 18, 2022 in watching an iNDIEFLIX film designed to raise awareness around anxiety. Zoom link is provided on the Flyer.


Yearbook Orders

The last day to order your yearbook is Saturday, April 30. You WILL NOT be able to buy a yearbook after April 30. 

1.  Go to
2.  Enter the school’s order number… 16053
3.  You should get the message… “You have selected Sam Brannan Middle School”. (If you don’t get this message, go back, and enter the number 16053 again.)
4.  Click “Continue”
5.  Click “Order A Yearbook”
6.  Follow the directions


Spirit Week
April 18 - April 22

Monday – College Day
Tuesday – Hawaiian Day
Wednesday – Twin Day
Thursday – Crocs or Slides Day
Friday – School Spirit Day


JR Rec Aide Program
Summer Program

The City of Sacramento is looking for youth 15 – 17 to work as a Jr. Rec Aide.  Students can earn a $500 stipend for completing the program.  See the flyer for more information.


Virtual Sam Brannan Visit
Choosing Sam Brannan For Your Middle School

We invite all 6th grade students and their parents to join us on a virtual tour of Sam Brannan Middle School.  Please check back for our virtual visit dates.


Brannan Spirit Gear
Online Ordering

Brannan hoodies and long sleeve shirts are on sale with our new vendor.  The online store is open now through November 28.


Wolves’ Basketball Game Schedule
See More Information in the School Calendar

Date Day Opponent Location
Mon Nov. 15 Fern Bacon Sam Brannan
Wed Nov. 17 Cal Middle Sam Brannan
Mon Nov. 29 Will C. Wood Will C. Wood Middle School
Mon Dec.

Red Ribbon Spirit Week
October 25 - 29

Dress up to show your school sprit and say no to drugs!


Basketball Tryouts
Tuesday, October 12

Basketball tryouts will be Tuesday October 12.

  • Boys tryouts:  3:30pm – 5:00pm
  • Girls’ tryouts:  4:30pm – 6:00pm

Yearbook Orders

Order your yearbook to remember a year of friendships and experiences.

1.  Go to 
2.  Enter 16053 OR click on “Search by School Name” and type Sam Brann

Cost is $25.


PE Clothing Online Orders

All PE clothing will be sold online ONLY this year.  The store is open from 8/25/21 – 9/7/21. 
Access code:  W4Uh5pJLHY

Note:  Students will not be dressing for PE class until September 20th.



7th & 8th Grade Orientation

Date:  Thursday, August 26th
Time:  9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (ALL 7th grade students)
           1 p.m. – 3 p.m (ALL 8th grade students)
Location:  School Multipurpose Room/ Quad Area

7th grade students please come anytime between 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. and 8th grade students please come between 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Make sure you bring the COMPLETED Emergency Card and School Pledge to pick up your schedule.


Free Sports Physical With COVID-19 Vaccine
Wednesday, 8/18, 4-7pm at Serna Center

We are excited to share that our community partner (Dr. Carter/Del Paso Heights Vaccine Clinic) will be offering FREE Sports Physicals for SCUSD students with COVID-19 Vaccination!  Students may either bring proof of prior vaccination or receive a vaccine at our Pfizer Clinic this Wednesday 8/18, 4-7 PM at the Serna Center.  Students under 18 years old will need to bring their parent/guardian with them.


Expanded Learning
After School Program

Expanded Learning (after-school) will be accepting applications either through website or there will be a paper application sent home with the regular school day paperwork.  We will also have a table set up in the parking lot during the 7th & 8th grade orientations.  For more information, you can email the program coordinator Ms. Keisha at