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    SHS Logo PTA Thrift Shop Check Awarded

    The Silk Hope School PTA received a check in the amount of $40,110 during the last PTA Thrift Shop Full Board meeting. The PTA would like to thank all the volunteers who worked at the Thrift Shop and emptied drop boxes. A huge thank you to Mrs. Mattie Jean Fox, our Silk Hope School Thrift Shop representative. Her hard work and dedication to the students and teachers of Silk Hope School is greatly appreciated.


    Request of Afternoon Car Riders

    The administration and bus drivers would like to ask that afternoon car riders please be courteous and help us keep our line moving smoothly. If you are entering the car rider line from Mt. Vernon Church or from the Silk Hope Fire Department please periodically let traffic coming from the opposite direction make the left hand turn so that traffic will not get backed up, especially when school buses are involved. We appreciate your help and patience.


    Bullying Report Form

    The school website has an anonymous bullying report form that can be accessed on the bottom of the main page (see below) or by clicking the “Families” tab. School administration and the school counselor will receive notification if a report is made.


    Open Gym

    Attention 7th and 8th grade boys interested in basketball: there will be open gym time on October 5, 19 and 26 from 6:00 - 7:30PM. Come out and work on your game!


    Upcoming events for the week include:

    • Author Corey Ann Haydu will be visiting Silk Hope School Monday and will be sharing her experiences as an author with our middle school students.
    • The PTA Advisory Board will meet Monday at 6:30pm.
    • 5th grade will be attending an opera performance Tuesday at Jordan Matthews High School.
    • The Silk Hope Fire Department and the Chatham County Fire Marshall’s office will be visiting Silk Hope School Friday and sharing important safety tips.
    • The Boys Soccer team will be playing Chatham Middle Tuesday at 4:15pm at the Northwest Park
    • The Girls Softball team will play Chatham Middle at Jordan Matthews High School Tuesday at 6pm
    • Both the Girls Softball team and the Boys Soccer team will travel to Moncure Thursday.


    Looking Ahead...

    • Our first Family Literacy Night will be held October 13 at 6:30 for K-5th grade families.
    • Student Council will be holding the Silk Hope School Fall Festival on October 23. See the school website for more details.
    • Our first PTA meeting is scheduled for October 26. We will be sharing information about what it means to be a Title I school and information from our Title I plan.
    • The Scholastic Book Fair is returning to Silk Hope School and will run from October 21-October 29 (it will be open during the Fall Festival and before & after PTA).
    • Reading Rocks will kick off on October 29 followed by two weeks of seeking pledges and reading. This will be a great time to read some of the books purchased at the book fair!



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    Families Read  Family Literacy Night

    October 13, 2015 6:30pm

    Please bring your child so that you can learn together!

    * Child care for non-school age children will be provided

    * Pizza will be provied for families





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    Fall Festival

    Mark your calednar for October 23 and make plans to attend the Silk Hope School Fall Festival. Click here for more information. 



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  • Box Tops One of Silk Hope School's easiest fundraiser is collecting Box Tops for Educaiton. 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. 




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  • golf ball Mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Silk Hope School PTA Golf Tournament April 2, 2016.  The tournament will be held at Sourwood Golf Course in Snow Camp and the format will be "Best Ball." Lunch will be served and is included in the tournament entry fee.  If you are interested in signing up a team or if you would like to volunteer plese contact Jackie Adams at 919-395-2080 or by email at  


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  • We Love Volunteers

    We appreciate our Silk Hope School volunteers!  Please be sure to complete the your volunteer application for 2015-2016!  Click here to access application.


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    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 Mrs. Kincaid (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.)



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Silk Hope Highlights

Principal's Message

  • Welcome to the 2015-2016 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!