The Intermezzo

Savannah Arts Academy for Visual and Performing Arts

November 3, 2019

Mark Your Calendars

November 4 - PTSA Executive Board Mtg. - 8:30AM - Room TBA

November 5 - Senior Order Day - Caps/Gowns/Announcements (During Lunches)

November 5 - Newer Voices - Senior Dance Showcase - 6:00PM

November 6 - Hesse K-8 High School Day - 7:45AM

November 6 - NYC Masterclass Dance Trip (November 6-9)

November 7 - Jazz Band Concert - 7:00PM

November 9 - American Traditions Teen Competition Finals (SAA) - TBA

November 9 - All-State Choir Auditions (South Effingham High School)

November 11 - Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL

November 12 - Garrison School of the Arts High School Night - 6:00PM

November 13 - Homeroom Advisory (7:40 - 8:25AM)

November 13 - School Tour - 9:30AM

November 13 - Piano Cannibals Concert Tybee Post Theatre - 7:00PM

November 14 - 5th Annual PianoFest - Trinity Methodist Church - Concert at 7:00PM

1:30PM Master Class; 3:30 Mini-Recital; 4:30 dinner; 7:00PM Concert

November 15 - Senior Order Day #2 - during all three lunches

** Fine Art Parent Mtgs. will no longer be held the second Tuesday of each month due to low parental involvement. Departments requiring parent meetings and/or involvement at specific events will now schedule meetings through the department email distribution list.

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Congratulations to all SCCPSS high schools. Impressive work is being accomplished! A big congratulations to Savannah Arts Academy teachers, students and parents. No really really knows just how hard we all worked for the 0.1 increase to 97.2 in this year's CCRPI score.


When Your Student Has to Leave Early

Please be reminded that any student leaving school early for an appointment is required to turn in a note to the main office secretary by 8:00AM. The notes must be signed by a parent and include a phone number for verification. Students are required to sign out in the main office before leaving the building. Students who are ill must be released by the school nurse.

Emails and text messages WILL NOT be accepted.



The Grinch Who Stole Christmas already has 2 sold out shows! Get your tickets now!

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If your student been absent from school . . .

If your student is out sick or for any other reason, please send a written note to the school once they return so that the absence can be coded properly. Parents should also send any supporting documentation that you may have such as a dental note, court subpoena, etc. The note should include the exact days absent, the student's full legal name and the reason for the absence. Notes should be submitted and placed in the box on the main office counter. Please do not email or text excuses for absences. All absences should be composed on a full sheet of paper with a parent name, signature and phone number.

Start Spreading the News . . . SAA Dancers are heading to NYC! Steps on Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Paul Taylor Dance Company, New York City Ballet, The Rockettes, Wicked, Central Park and Fifth Avenue!

Student Dues: Freshman, Sophomore, Juniors

Junior dues: Junior dues are $65 and may be brought to Mrs. Sheehan in room 203 BEFORE THE SCHOOL DAY BEGINS. Junior dues include PSAT fee, PTSA membership, awards.

Sophomore dues; Sophomore dues are $45 and include the PSAT fee, PTSA membership, awards and GMAS resources. Checks may be brought to the office BEFORE THE SCHOOL DAY BEGINS.

Freshman dues; Freshman dues are $45 and include the PSAT fee, PTSA membership, awards and GMAS resources. Checks may be brought to the office BEFORE THE SCHOOL DAY BEGINS.

Checks may be written to SAA. Please print student name and grade on the memo line. Although we cannot require that students/parents pay underclassmen dues, we have a 94% participation rate. Please consider sending in dues before Friday, September 20. All receipts will be given to homeroom advisors.

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