We hope that you are ready to begin the new school year bright and early tomorrow morning! Please remember our school day begins at 7:55 and ends at 2:55. It is extremely important that your child arrive to school on time each day.
Please review the Silk Hope School handbook for student expectations and basic school policies. The handbook will be a valuable resource throughout the school year as we work together to create a safe and orderly learning environment.
We ask that you please be patient with us during the first few weeks of school in regards to bus pick up and drop off time as routes are being established.
6th grade students and parents, it’s not too late to sign up for band. If interested please let your homeroom teacher know and then report to band during electives.
Fall Sports Information for both Girls Softball and Boys Soccer has been posted on the school website. Physicals must be submitted to the school before a student can practice. If you are in need of a physical form please stop by the front office. Please note: Our State and Local Board of Education has voted to allow 6th graders to participate in middle school sports.
Events for the week include:
As a reminder, don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @SilkHopeEagles and on Facebook.
The CCS Board of Education, following our State Board of Educaiton, have voted to allow 6th Graders to participate in middle school sports. Below are a few of the requirements for participation.
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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OFF TO A GOOD START: Formative Assessment for Kindergartners
The NC K-3 Formative Assessment Process supports teaching and learning by helping teachers, students, and families understand the learning needs of each child so they can grow and develop.
Click the link to learn more about the K-3 Formative Assessment
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 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!