Oct 31 2017
Operation Smile: “We dream of a world where no child
suffers from lack of access to safe surgery. That’s why we do everything we do!”
On Wednesday, October 25, 2017, students from Mrs. Gay and Mrs. Travis’s classes met with the Women’s Club of Suffolk to make donations for Operation Smile. They partnered to earn community service hours by stuffing more than ten dolls each for the doctors to give to their patients after surgery. The doctor will draw the face on the doll, and the doll is given to the patient to keep – these children often have no toys of any kind to play with.
Check out the Gallery on the front page for all the pictures.
Suffolk Women’s Club members in attendance: Debra Carr, President, Melva West, Carolyn Bunch, Teresa Thompson, Shirley Forehand, and Patricia Sprague.
Oct 25 2017
This week Suffolk Public Schools rolls out NEWS BITES via YouTube.
Bus Tracker will soon be rolling into Suffolk Public Schools’ transportation department!
Using this new technology, Suffolk parents will be able to track their student’s bus in real time to determine pick-up and drop-off times. To find Bus Tracker, go to www.spsk12.net.
Oct 18 2017
Girl’s Talk at Turlington Woods has focused on the awareness of self-concept, finding one’s purpose, positive action, and establishing a foundation for healthier relationships. Girl’s Talk provides the young ladies with positive and supportive feedback about their thoughts and feelings and how those areas influence both positive and negative choices within their lives. The recent focus on self-concept allowed for the young ladies to review a list of emotions both good and bad, and identify which emotions have applied individually to them within the past month. Additionally, the girls chose an emotion from each category to place on their self-expression boards to assist further in exploring and processing the first step of identification in order to implement change.
Girl’s Talk understands the value of supportive and healthy relationships. Covering the fundamental magnitude of formative relationships with parents and siblings shapes all future relationships and one’s ability to interact in a socially age-appropriate manner. Utilizing a metaphor the facilitators asked the young ladies to identify essential parts of a tree such as leaves, branches, and roots. Leaves provide shade, they sway back-and-forth, change with the seasons and fall off, and most people that we encounter daily are like leaves on a tree just there to come and go. Then we have branches which essentially seem strong and supportive, however, in terms of people, they can be tricky often seeming strong. When we step out on them or grab onto them in times of need they break because when they can’t benefit from us they have nothing to provide. Then you have roots on a tree which only has to be a few this is what helps the tree grow, and in life, we will only have a few people that come along that help us become better people and like that tree without those roots, we can’t grow. This metaphor was important for the young ladies to comprehend the value in the company they keep and how those around them can influence their choices.
Overall, the purpose of Girl’s Talk is to help the young ladies weekly to become more familiar with who they are as individuals. The group has utilized modeling behavior by allowing a session for former young ladies of the alternative school to come speak with the group about their experiences and the importance of making better choices.
Oct 13 2017
Students from all three high schools earned community service hours putting in hard work to grade and smooth the grounds where the bushes were removed earlier this summer. Students were eager to get outside and exert some energy. The school keeps improving. Updates to follow!
Sep 27 2017
Sep 27 2017
Aug 30 2017
Thanks for all the PENCILS!!!!!!
The students are actually getting work done everyday with no excuses~!
If you are reading this and still would like to donate school supplies, we could use colored pocket folders and binders of any size.
THANKS AGAIN SO MUCH
Dec 02 2016
EFFECTIVE today, December 2nd
NO CELL PHONES
NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES
NO BOOK BAGS
Students not abiding by these conditions with respect to searches or cell phone usage seen or heard by a teacher, will have the item(s) confiscated and such items will remain locked in the office until the PARENT picks up the item(s).
Please also keep in mind that the school building
closes at 3:00 p.m. daily.
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