February 8, 2021
Dear Sabre Families,
Whether you are a football fan or an entertainment fan of commercials, we hope everyone had a fun Superbowl Sunday and stayed warm.
Speaking of staying warm, this will be a frigid week and we encourage all students to come to school dressed appropriately. We understand that there is sometimes a ‘coolness’ factor with teenagers in bundling up, pardon the pun, but we do have extra gloves and gear in the office should any student require them and we will be keeping a watchful eye for those students who are ill equipped as they enter the building.
Although our SAL students are turning into big kids, we will always embrace them with an intentionality that they are still our little kids.
This week brings us to a full five day week as we settle into Quarter 3 and the second half of the school year. It also brings us to our Virtual Open House on Thursday for our prospective Grade 9 students and families. While it won’t be the same as having everyone coming to ‘our house’ in person, it will be pretty neat, with many interactive features that we will share with our current students and families in next week’s edition of the parent Sabre Scene.
Returning Student Registration - CLICK HERE
As an additional programming note as we start the second half of the school year, we will be offering an opportunity to any student needing additional credits linked to curriculum in the personal fitness, physical education and leadership stream, which will run off the timetable, specifically after school. Like everything we do in our building, it will be in line with our EIPS and AHS safety protocols. This will be offered after school and we ask that if you are interested to email Mr. Melnyk at email@example.com.
A follow up email will arrive back to you later this week from Mr. Melnyk with more specifics once we receive the initial, expressed interest.
As a continuation from our ‘blast from the past’ and to our parents of the 80’s, here is our Grad Video from 2015 - enjoy!
Take care, stay warm and let us know if you have any questions.
Salisbury Composite High School
Success Team Resource of the Week
AHS Caregiver Series: February 2021 Newsletter This resource lists free 90-minute online sessions that are intended to provide parents, caregivers, teachers, and community members with introductory information regarding mental health challenges that can affect children and youth. This Wednesday evening, AHS will be providing the virtual session “More Than Just a Bad Day.” Further information can be found below for your convenience.
More Than Just a Bad Day:
Understanding and Supporting Depression and Self-Injury in Youth
This session will help caregivers increase awareness about adolescents who might be experiencing sadness, depression and/or non-suicidal self-injury. Strategies for support will be discussed.
Date: Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Time: 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Note: For caregivers of children grades 7-12; for adults only