Jr. Beta Club Food Drive.
You have until Wednesday to help the Jr. Beta “Turn the Table on Hunger” by donating canned food or non-perishable items. Items collected will be donated to the West Chatham Food Pantry.
Spirit Week Events
Silk Hope Eagles will be holding their first home basketball game of the season this week and to show our support the cheerleaders have planned spirit week festivities.
Girl Talk Workshop
Silk Hope is hosting a Girl Talk workshop for mothers and daughters December 7 at 5:30. It is suggested that girls be 4th-8th graders as the workshop will address the topic of adolescent growth and development. Registration is $25 for each mother/daughter pair and $10 for each additional daughter. To register for the workshop please contact the school. Attendees should pre-register for the event by this Wednesday, November 30. See flyer for more details. Find the registration form here.
Events for the week include:
During the 2016-2017 school year, Chatham County Schools will be participating in the AdvancEd accreditation process. This is a continuous improvement process that is lead by the AdvancEd organization. AdvancEd is the largest community of education professionals in the world. They conduct rigorous, on-site external reviews of Pre-K-12 schools and school systems all over the world to ensure that all learners realize their full potential. In an effort to improve system practices, Chatham County School System is conducting a Parent Survey. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete this survey. Please select your school name from the dropdown menu. In order to complete the survey, please go to: http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/9760589
Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous. Your honest opinion is appreciated. Thank you for your time and attention to this matter.
Peach Jar eFlyers
Would you like to receive digital flyers about school-related activities as well as approved community events. To view SHS eFlyers or for instructions on how to sign up to receive them via email, visit the Silk Hope School homepage and click on the “Peachjar” link. You will see recent eFlyers posted and also be able to register for email notifications.
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!