SHS Warrior Call
Respect: Earn It, Give It, Live It!
December 23, 2016 - Volume 2 - ISSUE 15
Welcome to the Seekonk High School Newsletter! It is designed to keep everyone (parents, students, staff, and community members) informed of the many events that are happening around the school. It contains links, pictures, and videos so that you have a more interactive experience and the ability to learn more (if you wish) about various topics.
As always, we welcome feedback! Let us know what you think by contacting us and sharing our news!
SHS Core Values
Seekonk High School is committed to creating a safe, supportive environment where our students can develop the skills necessary to become independent thinkers and problem solvers capable of addressing the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century. The staff, students, family, and community members will collaborate to create an atmosphere of compassion, appreciation of diversity, and mutual respect. We will provide stimulating academic and extracurricular programs that are relevant and engaging so we can meet the needs of all learners.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017: School resumes with a "Day 2".
Friday, January 13, 2017: Midterm exams begin.
Friday, January 20, 2017: Second semester begins.
Notary Services are available for residency documents at every school in the district. If you are submitting residency paperwork, just bring it to the school and we will notarize it for you when it is submitted!
For Future Planning:
Winter Ball - Saturday, February 11, 2017; Venus de Milo, Swansea @ 6:00
Prom - Friday, April 28, 2017; Biltmore, Providence @ 6:30
Honor Societies Induction Ceremony - Wednesday, May 3, 2017 @ 6:30
Senior Trip - Saturday, May 13, 2007 - Monday, May 15, 2007
Senior Class Day - Friday, May 26, 2017
Senior Class Night - Wednesday, May 31, 2017 @ 7:00PM
Graduation - Friday, June 2, 2017 @6:30PM
Senior trip information!
seekonk teachers receive state award!
See you next year!
The school report card has been published
MCAS scores and what they mean for the high school have been published. Please be sure to read this cover letter and the overview of the school's report card. Much more detailed information may be found at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's website.
Guidance - Mrs. Whatley
PSAT SCORES- Monday the PSAT scores will be available online to all grade 10 students and the juniors that took the PSAT in October. CollegeBoard is releasing the scores to students on December 12th. The high school will receive a paper copy of the score reports in January.
Please remind your senior that we request a 2 week window to process transcript requests for college applications. Please check the due dates and deadlines for the college applications and allow enough time for accurate processing. Thank you
Assistant Principal - Mr. Aguiar
I want to wish our entire Seekonk High family the happiest of holidays and best wishes for the new year.
Thank you to all the parents, staff and students that assisted in our holiday fundraisers.
Sports - Mr. Crippen
The Athletic Department would like to wish Holiday Wishes to the entire Seekonk community and to personally thank the Seekonk Boosters Club and the Seekonk Grid Iron Club for all their dedication and hard work this year.
Congratulations to Seekonk Senior student-athlete Emily Balasco who has just signed a letter of intent to attend Division Two Southern Connecticut State University and to compete on their gymnastics team next year.
The Seekonk/Dighton-Rehoboth coop Ice Hockey team registered their first win of the young season Wednesday night defeating Apponequet High School 3-0 at Driscoll Ice Rink in Fall River. Seekonk Senior Dan Loiselle registered the shutout and Seekonk Sophomore Ben Lunnie scored one of the goals with assists from Seekonk Junior Luke Robitaille and Seekonk Senior Brennan Dunphy.
Both Seekonk High School Basketball teams are off to very impressive starts this season. The Girls team presently sits at 3 wins and 1 loss while the Boys have compiled a 2 win and 1 loss record. Don’t miss out on the action during this Christmas break. The Boys will host Fairhaven High School Tuesday, December 27 with the Freshmen game at 3:30, the Junior Varsity game at 5 PM, and the Varsity game tipping off at 6:30. The Girls will be hosting Bourne High School Friday, December 30 with the Junior Varsity game going off at 5 PM and the Varsity game tipping at 6:30.
And speaking of Seekonk Basketball, one of the big stories in this early season is the play of Freshman guard Mia DiBiase who has scored over twenty points in each of the Lady Warriors’ first four games.
The Seekonk Boys and Girls Swim teams have gotten off to a great start this season most recently registering a big home win Thursday afternoon over Martha’s Vineyard High School. Maddie Paine, Lauren Shanahan, Andrew Silveira, Troy Pina, and Freshmen Abby Tenreiro, Blake Anderson and Robert Strycharz have posted outstanding early season times.