Monday, December 5th —Day 4

9:00 AM College Visit—Neumann University

Tuesday, December 6th —Day 5

Wednesday, December 7th —Day 6

10:00 AM College Visit—Cheyney University

7:00 PM SHS Winter Instrumental Concert

Thursday, December 8th –Day 1

12:45 PM College Visit—Lincoln University

Friday, December 9th—Day 2


Attention Seniors:

Caps and Gowns are now on sale

Order as soon as possible to avoid additional late fees

School Supply Drive


REACH, DuBois Honor Society, BSU, and Educators Rising are

co-hosting a school supplies drive for Philadelphia schools over the next few weeks.

Please drop off any unused school supplies, such as writing utensils, notebooks, construction paper, glue sticks, etc. in the boxes located in the following rooms:

Ms. Freed (Room B225), Ms. Akins (Room A212), or Ms. Hostettter (Room B202).

Supplies are due by December 21st.




Chess Club meets

Mondays after school

in Room B313



The Spri-Hian meets every Tuesday in room B223.

If you are interested in writing for the high school newspaper,

please feel free to stop in for a meeting or

send Mr. Cianfrani an email for more information


Interested in becoming a teacher?

Invested in supporting the education profession?

Join Educators Rising!

Through our growing Honor Society, tutoring opportunities at the SLC, and research projects,

you will join student leaders in the field who wish to enact local change.

We meet on Tuesdays from 2:55-3:30 PM in Room B225.

See Ms. Freed or Ms. Hostetter for more information!


Homework Club

meets Tuesdays and Thursdays

from 3:00-4:00 in room B228

GSA

meets on Thursdays at 3:00 PM

in room B121

Everyone is Welcome!

SHS Student Absence Procedures

Absence Procedures

  1. An e-mail to the attendance office at shsattendance@ssdcougars.org, which will also fulfill the written notice requirement for an excused absence. The e-mail must include the date of absence, child’s name, grade, the reason for the absence and the parent/guardian name reporting the absence and phone number.

OR

  1. A phone call to the school attendance hotline (610) 938-6110. The message should include the student name, grade, date, the name of the parent/guardian calling, a phone number, and the reason for the absence. A call must be followed-up with a written excuse note or email within three days. If a written excuse is not submitted within this time period, the absence automatically becomes unexcused.

  2. Extended Absence/Vacation Request/Approval Forms must be picked up in the Student Services Office at least 10 days prior to the first day of the requested absence


Late Arrivals and Early Dismissals

  • Written notes are required for all late arrivals and early dismissals. Late arrivals and early dismissals remain unexcused until a note is received. If the late arrival or early dismissal is due to a medical or dental appointment, additional documentation from the medical office must be provided to be excused. The appointment verification can be faxed to 610-938-6105 or dropped off in the Main Office.

  • Excuse for Absence and Late Arrival/Early Dismissal Cards can be picked up in the Main Office.


Safe2Say


Students in all grades have received the annual information about using Safe 2 Say Something.

Safe2Say Something is a youth violence prevention program run by the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General.

The program teaches youth and adults how to recognize warning signs and signals, especially within social media, from individuals who may be a threat to themselves or others and to

“say something” BEFORE it is too late.

With Safe2Say Something, it’s easy and confidential to report safety concerns

to help prevent violence and tragedies.

Here’s how it works:

Submit an anonymous tip report through the Safe2SaySomething system

Crisis center reviews, assesses and processes all submissions

Crisis center sends all submissions to school administration and/or law enforcement for intervention


If needed, crisis center may contact tipster anonymously through the app

More information can be found at: www.safe2saypa.org


Seniors:

Be sure to sign up for college visits through SCOIR


SHS Athletics


Fall Sports begin 8/15/22

Winter Sports begin 11/18/22

Spring Sports begin 3/6/23


Each sport has its own open workout schedule in the off-season. Please reach out to the individual coaches listed in the directory for information:

https://www.ssdcougars.org/athletics/high-school-athletics


The attached PIAA physical form must be completed prior to starting a sport

PIAA form.pdf


Please see the attached document

for information about

Virtual Learning Days

in the event of inclement weather


Virtual Learning Days.pdf

STAY CONNECTED WITH

SHS HOME & SCHOOL

HOME & SCHOOL FACEBOOK GROUP

Click here to join: SHS Home & School Facebook

Please be sure to answer the security question, we cannot admit you to the group if you don't. If you invite friends to join, please remind them to answer the questions.

HOME & SCHOOL EMAIL LIST

If you do not currently receive our "Weekly News & Info" emails, it's easy to get on our list! Just send us an email to: shshs@ssdstudent.org

Please include your child's grade and the email addresses you want added.

HOME & SCHOOL WEBSITE

Stay up to date with all our Home & School events and information by visiting our website which is updated regularly:

https://sites.google.com/ssdstudent.org/shshs/home


Get Connected. Stay in Touch.

Keep up with what is happening in SSD by following us on the social media sites listed below


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