SHS Weekly News October 29 2018

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Attendance Matters

Please take time to review the attendance procedures for the 18-19 school year at Scituate Middle and High School. Included in this letter is the school committee approved attendance policy. Thank you for your partnership as we address this important initiative.
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End of Quarter One Friday!

Quarter one will end on November 2nd and digital report cards will be emailed home the following week. Please make sure that you are monitoring your teenager's grades and contacting teachers and school counselors with questions before the quarter is finished.

Senior Halloween Reminders

As in the past, ONLY seniors will be allowed to dress in costume on Halloween, if they so choose. Costumes must be school appropriate; no masks, covered faces, and no props that could be used or mistaken for a weapon.

Three More Days Until Mr. Hassell Gets Hit with a pie!

Scituate High School will be raising funds this week for the Gloria Gemma Foundation in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Each grade-level will have a jar at lunch each day. The grade that has the most funds by October 31st will get to throw a Pumpkin Pie in Mr. Hassell's face. All money raised will be donated to the Gloria Gemma Foundation!
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Picture Retakes Tuesday Oct. 30th

All students will have the opportunity to have their picture retaken or taken for the first time if they have not done so already for the yearbook.
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10th Grade Career Event Nov. 1st

Scituate High School will host its annual cluster-based Career Awareness Program for all 10th graders on Thursday morning, November 1, 2018, coordinated by Mrs. Linda Silva, School-Based Coordinator and Mr. Dan Casey, school guidance counselor.


Based on the students’ career interest surveys, there will be eleven career clusters represented this year. They are Architecture and Construction, Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Hospitality, Human Services, Information Technology, and Law.


Students will attend three different sessions based on their personal top three cluster choices. In a press release, Linda Silva stated, “Career exploration is the first step towards obtaining a successful career goal, and we are excited to have the students learn more about the hot jobs in these career clusters.”


This event is all about career awareness and exploration that will help students investigate the world of work and make informed decisions for their future. According to Mr. Casey, from the school perspective, it is imperative that our students understand what types of job training and careers exist for their field of interest in this ever-changing economy. Having the opportunity to meet and ask significant questions from individuals in various career fields can not only ensure that students are interested in certain fields, but also open up new doors and expand on post-secondary options as Spartan students prepare for college, career and life.”


“We are excited about this program; we have enthusiastic presenters who are passionate about their careers and are motivated to share their information and knowledge with our tenth graders. We thank these presenters for helping to make this event such a success.” - Mrs. Silva and Mr. Casey.

From Music

Introducing student teacher Mr. Adam Genest from Rhode Island College. Mr. Genest will be working with Stefanie Vantine in the Music Department. This week they incorporated some new apps to the piano Lab students!

From Math

Algebra II students in Mrs. Collins' class are using a smartphone app called Kahoot! Making learning fun!
Mrs. Dailey’s Intermediate Algebra II classes did a project on Literal Equations. Students took formulas from math, science, and engineering fields, and rewrote them by solving for the variables in their own names. They displayed their work on personalized posters.
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From Social Studies

Students in Ms. Seger's history class spent time debating the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict with an expert who recently returned from Israel. Students were able to hear first hand how the conflict directly effects it's people.

From Our School Nurse

Please review the information below on the risks of vapping and juuling

Biomedical Science

Biomedical Science students experienced hands on learning at it's finest while dissecting a sheep's brain. The students continue to learn about the brain while visualizing many of the key features and associated functions.

School Counseling Dept.

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College Visit Schedule to Scituate HS

List is updated weekly

From Scituate Organizations

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Clayville's Annual Harvest Fest is Coming!

Volunteer Opportunity

What's Happening on Social Media?

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


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

Nice Piano Skills Ms. Hart!

Unified Volleyball Raises Funds for Gloria Gemma Fund

New Signs in the MS/HS Lobby

Scituate Now Has an Interscholastic League Gaming Team!

Progress is Made on Caito Field!

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Spartan Athletics

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Girls Soccer

High Five Friday!!

Girls Soccer visits North Scituate Elementary!!

Way to GO Spartans and Officer Parenti!!

Girls Volleyball

Congrats to Girls Volleyball for their win tonight over Pilgrim!

Way to GO Spartans!!

Senior night is Monday!

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Football and Cheer Senior Night


CONGRATULATIONS to the Football Team’s 8-0 victory over EWG tonight, and thank you to all the fans that showed up to cheer the team on! Sean Ward to Connor Champagne for the touchdown and two point conversion! #SpartanPride #DH20 #SeniorNight

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STEAM at Scituate

A very generous supporter of STEAM in Scituate who wishes to remain anonymous has placed a challenge before us: If we can raise $25,000 this year, this donor will match that! The Robotics and Technology Student Association (TSA) have kicked off our first STEAM fundraiser this year, lasting for only 22 more days. To contribute, please visit this link and share with your social networks: https://www.snap-raise.com/fundraisers/scituate-hs-steam-2018
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Spread The Word!

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

Non-Discrimination

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: EEO@ScituateSchoolsRI.net. 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: OCR.Boston@ed.gov. 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.