The Souhegan Scoop

January 6, 2023

Upcoming Events

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Community-Wide Announcements & Reminders

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Grading and Reporting Updates

It's hard to believe that the end of Semester 1 is upon us. Semester 1 will end on Thursday, January 19, which is the deadline for students to turn in work. Students are encouraged to check on their progress in classes and connect with teachers regarding upcoming deadlines and around any outstanding work. Progress Reports for Semester 1 will be available via PowerSchool by 3pm on Thursday, January 26.

School Highlights

Core Math 2 Carnival

The freshmen Core Math 2 students have been learning about probability. They've been hard at work designing carnival games to reinforce their recently learned probability concepts. On Thursday, the students celebrated by hosting a carnival with games that they created!
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Get To Know SHS

Meet the wonderful and talented staff members of SHS!

Ana Lewis

What is your role at Souhegan?

Main Office Admin Assistant

How long have you been with Souhegan?

One year in February!

What do you love about your job?

Being surrounded by hard-working people with great senses of humor is my favorite part of working at Souhegan.

What do you like to do outside of work?

As a military spouse I have moved seven times since 2009 and New Hampshire has been my favorite place to live. From the accessibility of the ocean, mountains, Boston, countless charming towns, and wonderful people my family and I have enjoyed exploring New England in our free time.

If you were given one wish what would it be?

If I was given one wish it would be to travel the world and experience different cultures BUT still be able to come home every night and sleep in my own bed.

Do you have a favorite quote or mantra?

From childhood and still to this day, my mother gives a simple reminder to "find the positive". Some days it is much easier than others but I do my best to find the positive whether that's a surprise snow day or a piece of chocolate I forgot I hid in my desk haha.

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Student Services

Junior & Parent College Night

Parents and Junior are invited to this information presentation regarding the college application process. Please join us in the theatre on 1/17 at 6:00pm. We will present timely information about the process, timeline, “to dos”, as well as information regarding course selection.

Course Selection 2023

Believe it or not, course selection for the 2023-2024 academic year is upon us! Please review the timeline for course selection. Following the online course selection, students will meet with their counselors to review and confirm their course selection. More specific information will be provided to each class during the presentations.

Rising Seniors -

Course selection presentations - 1/18 - 1/19

Online course selection - 1/18 - 26

Rising Juniors -

Course selection presentations - 1/24 - 1/25

Online course selection - 1/24 - 2/1

Rising Sophomores -

Course selection presentations - 1/24 - 1/25

Online course selection - 1/24 - 2/1

Community Service Opportunities





On 1/18, Wilkins School will be hosting Math Night for their students and parents. Ms. Burke is looking for students who are interested in babysitting siblings of Wilkins' students. If interested, please contact Ms. Burke ASAP.

Senior Year Notes

Senior Project News

Another Senior Project checkpoint is coming up soon. Seniors' Applied Piece Proposal letters are due on Monday, January 9; the panel meeting for this checkpoint will take place on Tuesday, January 10. Seniors should continue to meet with their mentors on a weekly basis to make sure they are on track with their research and well prepared to pass this next checkpoint.

SNHU “On the Spot Decision Day

Join Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) for an On the Spot Decision Day Tuesday, January 17th from 10-12pm! Apply onsite and receive your admission decision the same day. Meet with your Admission Counselor from SNHU while they review your application and go over next steps in the admission process. The application essay and letter of recommendation will be waived for students who register for this event. Please register for an appointment with Michelle in Student Services or with your counselor.

NCC “Express Admissions Day”

January 30 - An admissions representative will meet with interested seniors to apply and receive an admissions decision immediately. The appointments take approximately 15 minutes. Please register for an appointment with Michelle in Student Services or with your counselor.

Community Council

Community Council has recently passed two proposals. The first proposal that was passed will use weighted GPA to identify the Valedictorian and Salutatorian beginning with the 2022-2023 school year. The second proposal will move the election of the School Board Representative from the spring to the fall, open up the position to anyone in the school, and be voted on by the entire student body. This change will align with a new state law that was recently passed. We will continue discussing this proposal at our next meeting, which is Monday, January 9th from 5:00-7:00 pm in rooms 126/127.

Environmental Club

Did you know that in the United States, 85% of our clothes and other textiles end up in landfills or burned? Give your unwanted clothes a second chance and support the Souhegan Environmental Club by donating to the Clothing and Shoe Drive! Edit your closets and clean out your bedrooms by bringing in your used clothing, shoes, bed linens, bags, backpacks, towels, and outerwear and drop them off to the Ecosmith Recyclers Trailer parked in front of the school. The trailer will be available between January 3rd-13th.This is a community wide fundraiser, tell your parents and other community members so that we can upcycle as much as we can. If you have any questions, you can contact the leaders of Souhegan’s Environmental Club:,, or Thank you so much for your donations.

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Performing Arts

Check out the latest edition of the Souhegan Performing Arts Newsletter!


Yearbooks are on sale now! Please follow this link directly to the Souhegan page! Here you will see the yearbook and parent ad offers that you can click to make your purchases!

Saber Spotlight

Click here to view information from the latest Saber Spotlight that was held on Tuesday, January 3!

Community Events

SAU 39 Superintendent of Schools

The SAU 39 Board is pleased to invite you to a meeting with the final candidates for the SAU 39 Superintendent of Schools. Community members and parents are invited to meet the final candidates, ask questions, and provide feedback to the SAU 39 Board. Hope to see you there!

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Unified Basketball’s inaugural season is underway! The team will play their first game Monday, January 9th at 3:30pm vs Hollis-Brookline. We would like to fill the gym in support of this team and all the work they have put in. There is no admission fee and concessions will be available with all donations going towards our unified programs at SHS. Please join us!

Weekly Schedule can be found here. Hope to see you at some games!


Souhegan High School will be participating in the Penguin Plunge February 11th at Hampton Beach to benefit Special Olympics NH. Did you know that Special Olympics strives to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people? Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities. Athletes find joy, confidence, and fulfillment — on the playing field and in life. They inspire their communities to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. The donations we collect will go to support this important work!

You can get involved in 2 ways:

  1. Join our flock by registering at and start collecting donations. If you’re not able to make the plunge on Feb 11th in person, you can make the plunge your own with a DIY kit!

  2. Donate to the Souhegan High School Flock