Important School Lunch News

In order to provide support to our new McKeel cafeteria program and to more closely align with the National School Lunch Program, outside vendor food will no longer be permitted at any of the campuses...

Paraprofessional Job Opening

SMA is accepting applications for a Paraprofessional. Certification is required. If you are interested in this position, please send cover letter and resume to Kim Benson at

Orientation Information


SMA Orientation for KG-7th grade will be held on Tuesday, August 18th!

Last Name: S-Z 8:15-9:15

Last Name: M-R 9:30-10:30

Last Name: E-L 10:45-11:45

Last Name: A-D 12:00-1:00

School Supply Lists

Please click on the appropriate link for school supply lists

k-5th grade supply lists.pdf

6th grade supply list 2015-16.pdf 

7th grade supply list 2015-16.pdf

Clothes Closet

The Clothes Closet will be open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:00-2:00 beginning July 14th.

Summer Hours

South McKeel Summer Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00-4:00. We will be closed Monday, July 6 for Independence Day

McKeel School Calendar 2015-2016

2015-16 mckeel school calendar.pdf

Debit/Credit Card Transactions

The minimum charge for all debit/credit card transactions is $10.  Cards may be used for field trips, clothes closet, jeans, and Bookfair items but the total must exceed $10.  Cash and checks are accepted too.

Remind 101 - Bus Information

To sign up for Remind 101, please follow the directions listed in the link below.  Signing up for Remind 101 will give you up-to-date bus information!

Please click here for instructions on signing up for Remind 101.

Tobacco Free School

South McKeel Academy is a Tobacco Free School.  Smoking is prohibited on school grounds. Thank you for setting a good example for all of our students!

South McKeel Uniform Change

South McKeel Academy is introducing a new logo for all school polos that will be phased in over the next two years and required of all students by the 2016-2017 school year.  Shirts with...

Risse Brothers is now open in Lakeland!

Risse Brothers School Uniforms is located at: West Lakeland Business Park 2525 Drane Field Road, Suite 11 Lakeland, FL 33811 Phone: 863-940-9913 Fax: 863-940-9916 Store Manager: Cassandra Saxon E-mail:...

Medication for School

Please remember that all medication that is to be taken at school MUST have an authorization for medication form completed.  All medication MUST be brought in by an adult.  Students are not allowed to bring medication to school.


Teacher Spotlight

Coach Boyd

Coach Boyd


Hello Wildcats!  Welcome to Elementary Physical  Education.  I have been part of the SMA family for over three years.  I have both a Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree from the Florida State University.  My teaching certification is in K through 12 Physical Education.  Everyone get ready, get set, and go!  This is going to be a great year!