The Souhegan Scoop
February 18, 2022
Community-Wide Announcements & Reminders
Souhegan continues to have low COVID related numbers. At this time please continue to keep students home if they are sick and call/ email absence reasons to the nurse or SHSattendance@sau39.org. Students who are home sick with COVID like illness are still required to submit negative tests to return, even if they have had COVID recently.
The guidelines from NH DHHS can be found here.
Please reach out to SHS Nurse, Sherisse, with any questions: phone 603-673-9940 ext 5327, email@example.com
SHS Performing Arts Newsletter
The Performing Arts will be sharing out important information and shout-outs via a Newsletter. Please click here to access and learn more about all the great things going on in the music and theater worlds.
Granite State RESPECT WEEK: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. This week, SHS participated in Granite State RESPECT Week, a statewide educational campaign presented by the New Hampshire Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence and its 12 member programs. RESPECT Week aims to promote healthy relationships, raise awareness about community resources and supports, and provide teens, schools, and communities with the tools to prevent and respond to harassment, abuse, and violence. Much like spirit week, each day had a theme and we engaged in great conversations in advisory and in our classrooms. We hope this week's conversations continue in and out of school. Let’s keep supporting a culture where we always lead with RESPECT. #RESPECTWEEKNH
Virtual Parent Cafe Tuesday, March 22
See below for registration information
Host Families Needed
Creating Friendship for Peace (CFP) invites Amherst and Mont Vernon families to consider a volunteer teen hosting opportunity for Summer 2022. - Click here to learn more about this great opportunity!
Souhegan High School is participating in the Penguin Plunge this year to help support the Special Olympics and our launch of Unified Sports!
Career Technical Education Programs
Some of the programs are competitive and students should identify a 1st and 2nd choice program and also apply to another site (if if possible).
Transposition to Nashua programs is being explored for next year. There is no transportation to Alvirne or Milford.
Students who transport themselves will receive mileage reimbursement at the end of the school year.
CTE scheduling for next school year is not confirmed until later in the spring.
Milford Application - Print, complete, and submit to your school counselor by 2/25
Nashua - Applications available in Student Services. Submit to your counselor by 2/25
Palmer (Alverine) online application - Online submissions due by 3/4
NH American Legion Boys and Girls State Programs -
Each year, students from NH who have just completed their junior year assemble to learn about New Hampshire’s system of self-government. These non-partisan programs are in their eighth decade of providing students with this opportunity. The 2022 programs will take place at St. Anselm College from June 26-July 1. Program information and application materials can be found here:
Admissions Decisions - Please update Naviance with your admissions decisions as you receive them. If you need any assistance, don’t hesitate to see Maren in Student Services.
Community Service Graduation Requirement - The community service graduation requirement for the class of 2022 was decreased to 20 hours to accommodate challenges due to COVID. Seniors should submit completed hours to Maren in Student Services.
Local Scholarship Applications Now Available!!! Over 40 local scholarships have been activated and are available to view in Naviance. Whether you are applying to a 2 or 4 year college there are a wide variety of opportunities. There truly is a scholarship for everyone and most of these are exclusive to Souhegan seniors. To apply, log into your Family Connection account and go to College/Scholarship. Download the applications, print them off and fill them out. We will attach transcripts and recommendations if requested. Be sure to make note of the criteria as requirements are specific to each scholarship. All local applications are due into Student Services on March 16th ~ no later than 3pm.
Other Scholarship Opportunities - Scholarship information is posted here. These are generally national or state scholarship opportunities. Please review each scholarship for the criteria and deadline dates. If you need supporting documents, such as, transcripts and/or recommendations, see Maren in Student Services at least a week before the deadline.
Spring Sports Registration is open.
Please visit PowerSchool Forms to sign up. Tryouts begin 3/21/22 for most sports. Boys Volleyball begins 3/28/22.
Many Sabers are competing this weekend in Championships!
Bowling Championships- Saturday 2/19 10am Yankee Lanes Manchester
Wrestling Championships-Saturday 2/19 9:30am Goffstown High School
Tickets for Bowling and Wrestling are available here.
Boys Basketball Championship Game - Sunday 2/20 1pm @ UNH
Tickets for Basketball are available here.
Tickets for all championships are $5 students/seniors and $7 adults
Congratulations to Lyla Kimball, Sierra Kimball, Erin Taylor and Aidan Leary for qualifying for the Alpine Ski Meet of Champions.