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Principal's Message

Shakevia Barnes, PrincipalGreetings South Pike Junior High Family,


It is with esteemed pleasure that I write to you as the principal of South Pike Junior High for the school year. I am extremely proud to continue my journey with the South Pike School District and serve our students and community. I am a proud graduate of South Pike High School and it has always been my mission to use my experiences to make a difference in my school district.


As Principal, I am dedicated to continuing the successes of our students and will strive to continue building positive relationships with all stakeholders. I will make every effort to help the students at South Pike Junior High reach his/her full potential. I vow to give my all to our students and I request the same efforts from our staff and community. I view education as a lifelong process, and I will continue to learn in my leadership efforts. I believe that students are at the center of all school-related decisions. I am excited to bring my coaching leadership approach to support our students. I am a firm believer that relationships between families and the school are vital in the success of all students. I encourage you to become involved in every way possible. I look forward to the collaboration and support in efforts of maximizing the EAGLE in US. Together we will continue to move South Pike Junior High students through an effective learning environment with love and support.


Educationally Yours,



Shakevia D. Barnes