Saluda Trail Wildcats

November 20, 2022

Principal's Corner

Good evening Saluda Trail Middle School Families:


We had another great week at STMS. Our students engaged in College and Career awareness activities. During our sixth grade Vehicle Day, students had the opportunity to learn about a variety of different vehicles and there purposes. We also hosted Reading night where families had an opportunity to learn about reading tools for students as well as how families can engage in literacy activities outside of the school setting.


In addition to the many activities our students engaged in, two Rock Hill Schools District School Board Members visited. Ms. Patrice Reid and Ms. Mildred Douglas, spoke with students, teachers, staff members, and visited classrooms. I am proud to say, they were impressed with what is taking place at our school.


This week Rock Hill Schools will observe Thanksgiving Break on the following dates: Wednesday, November 23, 2022- Friday, November 25, 2022. I wish our school community a happy Thanksgiving and we will see everyone Monday, November 28, 2022.


Respectfully,


Dr. Marek Marshall

Principal

Saluda Trail STEAM Middle School….Where You Will Experience Excellence Without Excuse!

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Grade Level Administrators and Counselors

Our grade level administrators and counselors are here to provide support. Please reach out to them should you have questions or concerns. Their contact information is as follows:



6th Grade Assistant Principal: Ms. Reed sreed@rhmail.org

6th Grade School Counselor: Ms. Johnson QJohnson@rhmail.org


7th Grade Assistant Principal: Ms. Hall SHall@rhmail.org

7th Grade School Counselor: Ms. Hardy-Holmes Wilson NHardy-Holmes@rhmail.org


8th Grade Assistant Principal: Mr. Newton CNewton@rhmail.org

8th Grade School Counselor: Ms. McCoy RMcCoy@rhmail.org

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PTO Communication

SPIRIT DAY: Mark your calendars for our next Spirit Day at Southern Salads & Sandwich Company. On Tuesday, November 29th from 10am to 7pm, 10% of sales from both the Fort Mill and Rock Hill locations will come back to our school.

Rock Hill Location: 1724 Ebenezer Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29732

Fort Mill Location: 2000 SC-160, Fort Mill, SC 29708


Can your Church help? PTO is looking for a few local churches that would be willing to host one hot breakfast for our STMS teachers and staff in December and during teacher appreciation week. Email us at saludapto@gmail.com with the name of your church, the phone number and a contact for us to reach out to.

Our Next PTO Meeting will be in January. There will not be a meeting in December. You may review meeting minutes by clicking here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/18Q9boMmdxiQsIIKkWhs3EGJU1ZQRcdrz/edit?usp=share_link&ouid=101793086842638613092&rtpof=true&sd=true

Calling all volunteers! Saluda Trail PTO needs your help! We are looking for mentors for our young scholars at STMS. If interested, please click on the link below to sign up. More information is forthcoming. We thank you in advance for your continued support!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C094DAAA62BA2F8C52-mentors

Are you volunteer verified? If not, please complete the volunteer background check by clicking the link: https://securevolunteer.com/Rock-Hill-School-District/home When you are verified, you will be able to volunteer on site at the school.

Tutoring

Tutoring will not take place Monday, November 21, 2022. Tutoring will resume Monday, November 28, 2022.

Celebrating Native American Heritage Month

November is National Native American Heritage Month! Rock Hill Schools wants to acknowledge the important contributions of the Native American culture and celebrate its rich history. Learn more: https://nativeamericanheritagemonth.gov/about/
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Staying Healthy Together

Flu season has started and we have seen students absent with the flu and flu-like illness in our community. As you may know, the flu is spread easily from person to person and school-age children are among the groups most affected. Read this update from Nursing Services: https://tinyurl.com/RHFLU22

College and Career Awareness Week

6th Grade Vehicle Day

7th Grade Boys Football Team Honored at Rock Hill Schools Board Meeting

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Important Dates

Wednesday, November 23, 2022- Friday, November 25, 2022- Rock Hill Schools Closed

Tuesday, December 6, 2022- Band Concert (6th-8th Grade) @ 6:30.

Wednesday, December 7, 2022- National Beta Club Induction Ceremony @ 6:00.

Winter Sport Schedules!