SLHS News

October 26, 2020

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Tips for Parent Conferences from our Restorative Practice Coach, Ms. Karina

SLHS Principal's Message 10/26

Student Schedule October 26th-October 30th:

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Monday 10/26 - Teal Schedule

Tuesday 10/27 - Silver Schedule

Wednesday 10/28 - See picture
Thursday 10/29 - See picture

Friday 10/30 - See picture


Please contact your students Advisor if you have any questions about your student's conference time.

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SLHS News

Palmers Scholars Application for the Class of 2022 is now open!

If you are not familiar with our program, we are a Pierce County-serving scholarship and mentorship organization that supports low-income students of color. Scholars join our Legacy program during their junior year of high school and receive our support services through the completion of their post-secondary education. To learn more, please visit https://www.palmerscholars.org.

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SLHS Spirit Week

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Progress Reports

Progress reports will be coming home this week with updated grades for each class. This marks the half way point through the trimester. Now is a great time to make plans to get caught up if necessary.

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Student Conferences Coming Soon

Fall conferences will be held on October 28, 29 & 30.


Advisory teachers will be reaching out to schedule fall conferences. This year conferences will be held over Zoom or by phone.

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Yearbook Pick-Up from Last Year

If you purchased a yearbook for the 2019-2020 school year and have not received it yet, please pick it up in the SLHS Main Office, Monday-Friday, 7:15am-2:45pm.

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Health Room Update

Preparing for Return to In-Building Learning


Every year we need new Health Care Provider (HCP) orders for all medications at school. These orders are necessary for a health plan to be written. HCP orders may be turned in to the school office 7:15-2:45 daily. They may be faxed or emailed to the school nurse. Please contact your HCP about getting medication orders for this school year. Please contact our school nurse if you have any questions or concerns:


Kristine Harper BSN, RN, AE-C

krharper@bethelsd.org

(253) 800-5668

Fax (253) 800-5698

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Book Returns & Fines

Students can return library books and textbooks:


  • to the main office at SLHS, Monday-Friday 7:15am-2:45pm
  • to the back door of the SLHS Library on Wednesdays, 10am-2pm


All materials will be quarantined for 6 days and then checked in off of students' accounts.


For questions about Library fines, please call 253-800-5638 or email pfolsom@bethelsd.org

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See what's happening in our district. Learn about important updates and ground breaking news. Click on the button above to view this week's stories.

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Sentinel Study Selfies

Submit a selfie of yourself during remote learning. We'll create a Sentinel Study Selfie gallery to share in future newsletters. We want to celebrate the hard work of Sentinel scholars during remote learning.


Submit your photo by clicking the button below:

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Sentinel Resource Center


The Sentinel Resource Center (SRC) is here to support students and their families with basic needs or assistance with referrals to local resources. If you or your family need supports or assistance navigating the Community Resource Page for your specific needs, please reach out to our Sentinel Resource Center by emailing src@bethelsd.org or by completing the Sentinel Resource Center Referral Form.

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Sentinel Stories' Interviews with Ms. Vester

Through Sentinel Stories we'll learn more about staff and programs at Spanaway Lake High School. It's important that we learn about each other's stories to truly build connections and see how we can become a stronger community together. Mr. Keavy is a Sentinel grad!!!! Learn all about things that are most important to his life, like music. Mr. Keavy is bursting with creativity so watch the video to find out what project he really wants to do, but just hasn't started yet.
Sentinel Stories Ep. 7 - Mr. Keavy
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Tips and Tricks for Remote Learning

Mindfulness Tip of the Week

Boosting Mood with Music

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A Message from our Drug and Alcohol Counselor

Our Drug and Alcohol Counselor, Ms. Wilcox has put together resources for our families and students.


Click Here for presentation.

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Survival Booklist

Stories can inspire us and give ideas of how to cope with adversity, including the challenges of times like these. Here's a lineup of (paper) books with themes of survival that are currently available for checkout from the SLHS Library.


You can place holds on these books and more pick them up at the back door of the library on Wednesdays 10am-2pm.


Students! To place a book hold, go to Destiny Discover and log in at the top right corner with your lunch # and birthday password. To place a hold, click on the book and click the "HOLD" button.

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Counseling Center

How do I meet with my counselor?

Sentinel students and families, please contact your counselor by email or make an appointment using the Calendly links provided below. Be advised that schedule changes are now closed for the trimester:


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Jennifer Thomsen

jthomsen@bethelsd.org

Make an appointment with w/Ms. Thomsen: https://calendly.com/jenthomsen


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Jennifer Wood

jcwood@bethelsd.org

Make an appointment w/ Ms. Wood: https://calendly.com/jcwood-1


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Deb Noble-Perry

dnobleperr@bethelsd.org



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Kirsten Winter

kwinter@bethelsd.org

Make an appointment w/ Mrs. Winter: https://calendly.com/mrswinter


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Brian Butler

bbutler@bethelsd.org

Make an appointment w/ Mr. Butler: https://calendly.com/bbutler-15


Visit the SLHS Counseling Center on Facebook

Official Transcripts

*If you need an official transcript, you may request a copy by going to parchment.com or clicking on the following link: https://www.bethelsd.org/Page/3243


Contact for Crisis Assistance:

PIERCE COUNTY CRISIS LINE: 1.800.576.7764

CRISIS TEXT LINE: TEXT "HEAL" TO 741741

IN AN EMERGENCY DIAL 9-1-1

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Career Center

SLHS Career Center Resources Canvas Page

This course has multiple resources to help students with FAFSA, Military, Scholarships, College Bound Scholarship Resources, SAT/ACT, Apprenticeship, Career Exploration Tools, College info, etc. Here is the link to self enroll; https://bethelsd.instructure.com/enroll/APLBCE

Click here to book an appointment with Mrs. Graver

Book a meeting to discuss scholarships, FAFSA, college, military, apprenticeships, and more!

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SENIORS! The FAFSA/WASFA applications are now open!

Apply TODAY for the FAFSA or WASFA. First you will need to create your FSA ID. Both a student and one parent will need a FSA ID. For help with the FSA ID, or with questions regarding the FAFSA or WASFA contact Mrs. Graver.


https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm


You can also text Ottorbot for Financial Aid questions. Otterbot is a free texting service designed to help Washington students navigate financial aid for college and career education. Students can access Otterbot via text message 24 hours a day, seven days a week by texting "Hi Otter" to 360-928-7281.

How to Create an Account Username and Password (FSA ID)

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College Info Zoom Sessions

October

Oct. 28 @ 10AM: Military Panel: Air Force, Army, Marines and Navy

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://bethelsd.zoom.us/j/81529247509?pwd=SzVYWFhIbXYvaG1Ed0JsaEl6ZkdLUT09

Oct. 28 @ 11AM: Military Panel: Air Force ROTC & Army ROTC

Join Zoom Meeting

https://bethelsd.zoom.us/j/83050413845?pwd=N0NsaWFOQUIyaDJleW1wdUd4bmJHdz09

Oct. 28 @ 10AM: College Info Session: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical U.

Join Zoom Meeting: https://erau.zoom.us/my/erauamypham

Oct. 28 @ 11AM: Virtual Tour - St. Martin's University

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82978580072?pwd=WFZpRGN6YjFNdFBYT3pjbUgzajBCQT09

OCT 28 @ 1:00 PM -Calling all girls & non-binary students, Virtual FieldTrip with EasyPost has thousands of customers shipping millions of packages each month. Learn from women in a wide range of tech careers from finance to engineering! Register @ https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16YaaA2i-mMV1rl1sF1lwtIBoYcWEvzpqjIzFGBccSjI/edit

OCT 30 @ 10:00 AM - Calling all girls & non-binary students, Virtual FieldTrip with Cyber Lantern, Comcast, Google, T-Mobile, Early Stage Innovation, and Amazon Web Service. Learn from women in a wide range of tech careers from finance to engineering! Register @ https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1z4dnqepd5Q9W1qgFqtlyIUOzfACJ4InK1pnYgSbBXlE/edit


November

Nov. 4 @ 10AM: Apprenticeships & Trades

Join Zoom Meeting

https://bethelsd.zoom.us/j/81165584681

Nov. 4 @ 11AM: College Panel: Brigham Young University, BYU - Idaho & BYU - Hawaii

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://bethelsd.zoom.us/j/81079951650?pwd=RHVEZUVkYk5iT2pxMDh1ZDVjdUFYUT09

Nov. 4 @ 1PM: College Panel: University of Alaska Fairbanks Engineering

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://alaska.zoom.us/j/85869079472

Nov. 5 @ 2:30PM: College Panel: University of the Pacific

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://pacific.zoom.us/j/93719937390

Nov. 18 @ 10AM: College Panel: University of Puget Sound

Join Zoom Meeting:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87823952397

Nov. 18 @ 11AM: Community College Panel: Pierce College & Tacoma Community College

Zoom link coming soon!

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Upcoming Career Center Events

University of Alaska Anchorage

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University of Idaho High School Design Day (FREE)

Experience student life as an emerging designer at the University of Idaho! Join us for a day of hands-on design workshops taught virtually by our expert faculty. High School Design Day is FREE and open to students in grades 9-12. This one-day event is free and includes hands-on design virtual workshops taught by expert faculty in the following fields:
  • Architecture

  • Art & Design

  • Interior Architecture & Design

  • Landscape Architecture

  • Virtual Technology & Design

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Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) Fall Preview Day November 11th 1-4 PM

Join a PLU Admission Counselor to hear more about the PLU application process, financial aid and scholarships, and learn more about PLU in general! Click on the image below to find out more information.

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Black & Brown Male Summit

Highline College will be hosting its first ever 2020 Black & Brown Male Virtual Summit Series! The 11th Annual Black & Brown Male Summit Presents: “Enough is Enough” Virtual Summit Series, every Monday during the month of November (11/2, 11/9, 11/16, 11/23, and 11/30) from 11:30am to 3pm each day. Each week will have a different theme, focus, and speakers. This is a free event that is designed to empower and encourage our young men of color in the local school districts to excel in life and academics. As you all may already know, the statistics for our young males of color (African American, Latino, Pacific Islander, Asian, African, and Native American) are beyond belief in regard to them achieving in the current education system. We know that there are many barriers and challenges that they are faced with, in and out of the school environment. The summit’s objectives are to help the young men:

· Critique social structures that inhibit black/brown young men from being successful in education

· Highlight the achievements in spite of the obstacles/barriers that they face

· Contextualize their self-identity socially, culturally, historically, and politically by giving the young men a sense of self and value of self

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Register Here

*Registration opens on October 19th

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Shout Outs!

To visit SLHS's virtual Shout-Out Wall, click the image below:
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SLHS Administrator Contact Information:

Principal Susie Askew: saskew@bethelsd.org


Assistant Principals

Sarah Sunday: ssunday@bethelsd.org

Michelle Scott-Beach: mscott-bea@bethelsd.org

Hans Nelson: hnelson@bethelsd.org


Associate Administrator Bruce Leonardy: bleonardy@bethelsd.org


Associate Administrator/Athletic Director Brooke Wilkinson: bwilkinson@bethelsd.org