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  • SHS Eagles SOAR

    Show growth

    Offer kindness

    Accept responsibility

    Respect ourselves and others


  • Parents and students, check out footage from our Silk Hope Digital Learning Day!  

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  • SHS Updates and Reminders (4.15.18)

    Young Authors / Jóvenes autores

    Silk Hope School would like to thank all students who participated in the Chatham County Schools Young Authors Program this year.   Congratulations to the following students who were recognized at the district level recently last week.

    La escuela agradece a todos los estudiantes que participaron en el programa de jóvenes autores del condado de Chatham este año. Felicitaciones a los estudiantes quienes fueron reconocidos a nivel del distrito esta semana.

    • Drew Rippe
    • Kira Greene
    • Carly Cardman
    • Evey Lindley
    • Mattie Crowder


    Kindergarten Registration / Inscripciones para Kinder

    Kindergarten registration runs through Friday.  Children who will be 5 years old on or before August 31 may register for kindergarten. More information can be found on the Silk Hope School Website. Help us spread the word throughout the community that it’s time to register for kindergarten!

    Las inscripciones para kinder se cierran el viernes 20 de abril. Los niños que cumplan 5 años antes del 31 de agosto o en esa misma fecha, se pueden inscribir. Si desean más información la pueden encontrar en la página web de la escuela. Les pedimos su colaboración contándoles  a otros miembros de la comunidad.


    Informational Band Meeting / Reunión informativa acerca de la banda

    There will be an informational meeting for current 5th grade students regarding joining 6th grade band next year.  The meeting will be held Thursday at 6pm in the Media Center. Parents will have the opportunity to ask questions about our band program and start the instrument rental process. Additional information has been sent home with each 5th grade student.

    El martes a las seis de la tarde en la biblioteca, se llevará a cabo una reunión informativa para los estudiantes de quinto grado que deseen unirse a la banda el próximo año. El objetivo es que los padres tengan la oportunidad de despejar dudas acerca del programa de la banda y además comenzar el proceso de alquiler de instrumentos. Se ha enviado información adicional con los estudiantes de quinto.


    Events for the week include / Eventos para la semana:

    • Our Silk Hope Eagles will host Chatham Middle Monday in all three sports. The soccer and baseball teams will travel to Moncure Thursday.  Games begin at 4:15. Come out and support your Silk Hope Eagles!
    • Nuestros tres equipos jugarán como locales el lunes ante Chatham Middle. El jueves los equipos de fútbol y baseball jugarán como visitantes ante Moncure. Los partidos comienzan a las 4:15. Apoyemos a nuestros equipos




    • The School Improvement Team will meet Monday
    • El equipo de mejoramiento escolar se reunirá el lunes




    • The SHS Jazz Band will meet Tuesday and Wednesday
    • La banda de jazz de la escuela se reunirá el martes y miércoles




    • 5th graders will be traveling to Raleigh Wednesday
    • Los estudiantes de quinto grado van a Raleigh el miércoles.


    • Community storytime for preschoolers and caregivers will be held on Wednesday at 10:00
    • La actividad de lectura para estudiantes  en edad de preescolar será el miércoles a las 10:00 en la biblioteca de la escuela.



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  • k registration Kindergarten Registraiton

    Kindergarten registration for the 2018-2019 school year will be held April 9-20. If you have a child, or know of a child, who will be 5 on or before August 31 please visit the school during the two week registration window to register for school (student attendance for registration is not necessary).  Help us spread the word throughout the community!

    Various activities will be taking place to help prepare our rising kindergarteners (and their parents/guardians) for the transition to kindergarten.  Click here to learn more.



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  • PTA Funding 2017-2018

    How the Silk Hope PTA has supported students and staff during the 2017-2018 school year: 

    • $18,360.00 for technology (60 ipads and cases)
    • $5,000 for field trips K-7
    • $10,000 for 8th grade DC trip (through parent/student work nights)
    • $6,800.00 for professional development/subs for teachers
    • About $4,000.00 in subscriptions for teachers to use with students
    • About $13,000 for student clubs, sports, and activities including science fair, drama club, beta club, athletics,etc.
    • Remaining is budgeted for supplies or classroom needs, incentives for PBIS and EOY

    Thank you Silk Hope School parents/guardians, family, and community members for supporting our school. We are greatful to have a "community" committed to excellence.


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  • We Love Volunteers

    We appreciate our Silk Hope School volunteers!  Please be sure to complete the your volunteer application for 2017-2018!  Click here to access application.


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    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.



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  • Box Tops 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. 




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    Anonymous Tip/Bullying Reporting Form

    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.)



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Silk Hope Highlights

Principal's Message

  • 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!