SHS Weekly News November 19, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!

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We are Thankful for YOU!

On behalf of the Scituate High School community, we would like to wish everyone a restful Thanksgiving with family and friends. We are truly grateful to have such a supportive and caring community at Scituate High School! Thank you for all that you do!

No School Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

-Mr. Hassell and Ms. Hart

Computer Science and Technology Field Trip Spaces Still Open

Join our Computer Science Team as they attend the CS4RI Summit at URI this year on December 13th

65% of children entering primary school today will ultimately end up working in completely new job types that don’t yet exist, but we can be certain that ALL occupations will use technology to solve problems. Scituate Middle and High School students are invited to attend the 3rd Annual Technology & Computer Science Summit at URI's Ryan Center on December 13th. Parents of college and career-minded students should print, sign, and return the attached permission slip by Tuesday, November 27th

Complete the Permission Slip

High Five Friday Makes the Big Time!

Thank you Officer Parenti and Principal Francis for inviting the Spartan Football and Cheer-leading teams to Clayville! The event was summarized on Health Check Kids on NBC 10!

Physical Education Guidelines

Please review the grading practice for PE classes at Scituate High School. Contact your friendly PE teacher and Mr. Reed (Dept. Chair) with questions:

If students:

Choose to sit out = 0/5 class cannot be made up

Sit out with Parent Note = excused for the day must make class up at department night (Tues)

Doctor's note <2 weeks = excused

Doc’s note >2. weeks = med. excused assignment

Absent = 0/5 until made up at department night (Tues)

1 absence excused per quarter upon submission of grades

Student Council Selling Spartan Gear!

Spartan Gear on sale now through 11/29. Submit orders with payment to Mrs. Charon (Checks made out to Scituate High School) in the library. Sales benefit the class of 2020 and Student Council. Contact Mrs. Charon with questions: or 401-647-4120.
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Chronic Absenteeism Dropped in a Week!

Thank you for your efforts! The number of students on track to be chronically absent dropped from 75 last week to 60. There is still work to be done. Please make sure your Spartans are attending school!

The RI Dept. of Education has released a new data-board that is updated weekly. The data collected ranks each of the 226 schools in RI based on absenteeism rates.

Over the next several weeks please partner with Scituate High School to ensure that your teenager is attending school on a regular basis!

What is Chronic Absenteeism?

Chronic Absenteeism is a measure of how many students miss a defined number of school days for any reason. Rhode Island defines Chronic Absenteeism as the percentage of students who miss 10% or more school days during the year. This calculation only includes students who were enrolled at least 90 days in a given school or district.

Research shows that chronic absenteeism is associated with a number of negative consequences for students, including lower achievement, disengagement from school, course failure, and increased risk of dropping out.

From Music

The Scituate High School Band performing at the Scituate Veterans Day Parade.
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World Language Dept. Europe 2020 Info!

Want to travel to France and Spain in the summer of 2020? Please join us for and informational meeting on November 28, 2018 at 6:30 in room 218. Students and parents are welcome to travel. Please have at least one parent at the meeting along with your child. Hope to see you there!

Leslie Langlais

World Language Department Chair

Winter Spirit Week

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School Counseling Dept.

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College Visit Schedule to Scituate HS

List is updated weekly

From Scituate Organizations

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What's Happening on Social Media?

Please follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter! @SpartanPrideRI

And... follow our CTE Program on Facebook @SprtanCTE

Support the Football Team in their Last Game Thanksgiving Morning at 10:30 N. Smithfield

Seniors Enjoying the First Snow!

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Winter Ball at SHS!

Winterball will be held on Friday, December 7th from 6:30-10:00 PM at Cranston Country Club. Tickets will go on sale in the main office starting on Thursday 11/15 through 11/30 and will be $40 per person. Students must complete a student expectation form to attend.

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Northwest Special Education Region

23A Theodore Foster Drive

No. Scituate, RI 02857


Spartan Athletics

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Fall Athletic Awards Night Nov. 27th 7:00 PM

CALLING ALL FALL SPORTS (Boys/Girls Cross Country, Boys/Girls Soccer, Football, Girls Tennis, Cheerleading, Unified/Girls Volleyball) ATHLETES, COACHES, FAMILIES & FRIENDS: The Fall Sports Awards Night will take place on Tuesday, November 27, from 7:00pm-9:00pm, in the auditorium! #SpartyOn and celebrate a fantastic season one last time with your coaches, teammates and friends!

Thanksgiving Football

Calling all Spartans! Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and you know what that means...FOOTBALL!!

Next Thursday at 1030am, our Spartans will take on North Smithfield @ NS High School to close out another fantastic Fall season!! Mark your calendars now, and lets get LOUD for these boys!!

Lets GO Spartans!!

Girl's Soccer Awards

Maddy Medbury,Taylor Parker - first team all division
Molly gelsimino, Serena forte, Rachel Oster - second team all division
Lexie Parker and Erica Slater - third team all division
Lyndsey ciroun All Academic Award

Charlotte Mclniss - Sportsmanship Award

Fall Athletic Surveys

Students who participated in a fall sport will complete a survey uploaded to a Google Classroom.

Parents will receive the parent survey via email next week. Please contact Mr., Gelsomino if you do not receive a survey!

Download the Activity Scheduler to your device to see up-to-date Scituate Athletic Info

Get Remind Text Messages From SHS

Follow the instructions below to receive Scituate High School reminders and updates through text messages on your phone!
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Spread The Word!

Now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 SY for students entering grades 9 and 10.


The Scituate School Department has released an updated non-discrimination policy. Please note that our Scituate High School 2018-2019 student and parent handbook was printed before the new statement was released. Therefore, the non-discrimination policy in this year's handbook is out of date. The current policy with updates is as follows:

The Scituate School Department does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, national origin, color, creed, political affiliation or disability in any of its educational programs and activities, and in employment and application for employment, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1965, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and other federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Equal Employment Officer, P.O. Box 188, North Scituate, Rhode Island 02857, Telephone: (401) 647-4100; Email: You may also direct inquiries directly to: Office for Civil Rights (Boston Office), U.S. Department of Education, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-3921, Telephone: (617) 289-0111; Facsimile: (617) 289-0150; Email: If you require an accommodation to attend a meeting or program at a school, call the Equal Employment Officer at least two business days in advance of the meeting or program.