Preschool Story Time / Tarde de lectura para niños en edad de prescolar
Thank you for participating in our interest survey about preschool story time! Please let families with preschool-age children know that we plan to start a mid-week story time at Silk Hope School in January. More details will be available soon.
Gracias por participar en la encuesta acerca de lectura para niños en edad de prescolar. Por favor compartan con otras familias que tengan niños en edad de prescolar que estamos organizando una tarde de lectura en nuestra escuela cada semana y que planeamos comenzar con esta actividad en enero. Pronto les daremos más detalles.
Seasonal Readings / Lecturas
You are invited to join us in the Silk Hope School Library on December 5th for 'Season's Readings,' as voices of all ages share in reading from seasonal selections. This year's presentations will include excerpts from Winter-Time, a poem by Robert Louis Stevenson, The Chanukkah Guest, a story by Eric Kimmel, used with permission, and A Christmas Carol, a classic novel by Charles Dickens. We will need both audience members and volunteer readers of all ages for this event.
If any student, teacher, parent, or grandparent is interested in reading a few lines, please fill out the interest form that will go home with students on Monday, and return to school by Friday, December 1.
Los invitamos a acompañarnos en la biblioteca de la escuela el día 5 de diciembre para escuchar lecturas relacionadas con esta época del año. Lectores de diferentes edades compartirán algunas historias con los asistentes. Este año incluiremos apartes del poema Invierno del autor Robert Louis Stevenson, The Chanukkah Guest, una historia escrita por Eric Kimmel, usada con autorización y el clásico Un cuento de navidad de Charles Dickens. Para este evento necesitamos contar con la colaboración de voluntarios para leer y miembros de la comunidad que asistan a escuchar y disfrutar con las lecturas que hemos escogido.
Si algún miembro de su familia está interesado en leer unas líneas, por favor completen la hoja que enviaremos con los estudiantes el lunes y regrésenla a la escuela el viernes primero de diciembre.
Events for the week include / Eventos para la semana:
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 click here. 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.)
Students work in news teams to simulate careers and practice skills.
Four SHS projects honored at Chatham County Science Fair
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year! I hope you were able to do all of the things that make summer both restful and exciting.
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!