Students will be dismissed from school at 11:30 Wednesday so teachers can participate in professional development activities. Please make sure you inform your child’s teacher if there are changes in how your child will be getting home.
Mid-nine weeks progress reports will be sent home Thursday. Please check you child’s book bag for their report. If you have questions or concerns about your child’s performance please contact their teacher and request a conference.
Events for the week include:
As a reminder, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @SilkHopeEagles and on Facebook.
Skill Development Sessions for all interested 6th /7th/8th grade girls will be held August 29-August 31 from 3-5pm.
Tryouts will be held Thursday, September 1 and Friday, September 2.
All students must submit a physical to the school office prior to the first day of tryouts
Coaches Suzanne Lowe and Stephanie Wieber will be working with the Lady Eagles Softball team this season.
Tryouts for Boy's Soccer will be held Friday, September 2nd after school and continue Tuesday, September 6th (both 3-5:30 PM).
For any 6th, 7th, or 8th grade boy who would like to try out for the boys soccer team, you will need to get a sports physical from your pediatrician, family doctor, or clinic BEFORE tryouts. Sports physical forms are available at the front office. There will be a signup sheet in the 7th/8th grade hallway the first 3 days of school for anyone who would like to tryout.
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One of Silk Hope School's easiest fundraiser is collecting Box Tops for Education. Clipping the $0.10 coupons quickly add up to hundreds, even thousands of dollars for our school. This year the PTA's goal is to raise $4,000. Visit the Box Tops homepage to learn which products carry the Box Tops label, print out valuable coupons, and much more. PTA is collecting Box Tops for Education.
Anonymous Bullying Report
Please click this link to report an incidence of bullying that may require investigation. If you feel like this is an emergency and need to speak with someone please contact Mrs. Wilson (school counselor) or Mrs. Brady-Andrew/Mrs. Petty (school administrators) at 919-742-3911.
Please note, we define bullying as repeated and intentional behavior that hurts another person physically or emotionally. We base this decision on how the victim is feeling. Bullying may include:
- Physical bullying: hitting, kicking, pushing, choking, punching, etc.
- Verbal bullying: threatening, taunting, teasing, rumor spreading, hate speech, name calling, extortion, etc.
- Relational bullying: exclusion from activities, social isolation, sexual intimidation, harassment, etc.
- Cyber bullying: bullying through the use of technology (email, texts, social media, etc.)
Welcome to the 2016-2017 school year! I hope you were able to do all of the things that make summer both restful and exciting. We are working hard to prepare for a new school year and we look forward to your return in late August.
The entire faculty and staff extend their best wishes to you for a successful school year. Each of us looks forward to supporting you in a successful year of academic and personal growth.
As we begin the new year, I want to remind everyone within our school community that the success of Silk Hope School has been, and always will be, a result of combined and cooperative effort. As we enter the new school year, know that I welcome your comments, questions, and concerns. I would like to extend an invitation for your active participation, which will be appreciated by our entire staff.
Thank you and welcome to an exciting and rewarding year!