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1060 Sheldon Street Doors Open: (6:45 a.m Commons) 7:10 a.m.
West Suffield, CT 06093 School Hours: 7:25 a.m. - 2:05 p.m.
Phone: 860-668-3810 Main Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Fax: 860-668-3037 Guidance Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

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Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 

Did you hear? Suffield High School will be hosting a DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT on Wednesday, March 8th. Everyone is welcome to participate. More information to follow.

Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 

Catalyst's SAT & ACT Bootcamps at Suffield High School are coming up!

These momentum building weekend seminars give students the insight and confidence they need on the day of the test. Students will also leave with Catalyst's self-study materials for sustained practice right up until the test. Tuition for each Bootcamp is just $150. To enroll please call Catalyst at 800-235-0056.

SAT Bootcamp at Suffield High School: Saturday, March 4th from 9am-1pm and Sunday, March 5th from 9am-1pm

ACT Bootcamp at Suffield High School: Saturday, April 1st from 9am-1pm and Sunday, April 2nd from 9am-1pm

Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 

Did you know that 1 in 3 teen relationships show signs of dating violence? Many only think of physical violence as abuse, but verbal and emotional abuse also affect teen and adult relationships. What is verbal and emotional abuse? Constant criticism, insults, put downs, and manipulation can all be signs of these types of abuse.

Giraffe Club is partnering with Enfield Organizations The Network Against Domestic Abuse & Julie's Safe House to support women and children escape dangerous living situations. They not only address and help survivors of domestic abuse, but also teen dating violence and bullying. We are holding a gift card drive for grocery stores, pharmacies, gas stations, department stores and more! Please check out the full list on our Google Classroom page along with resources and information on abuse. Gift cards and cash donations are due to Ms. Dolnack by February 28th.

Giraffe Club is accepting cash donations and gift cards to pharmacies, gas stations, grocery and department stores to support victims of domestic abuse. Please have your donations to Ms. Dolnack in rm 710 by February 28th.

Posted Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 
Unified Basketball change: The game on Tuesday 2/21 at Somers has been moved to Wednesday 2/22/17- still at Somers and still at 3pm and the bus is still at 2:15pm.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 

Attention all students planning on attending the True Colors conference in March: Permission slips are due to Ms. DeAngelis no later than next Wednesday, February 22nd. After February 22nd, to attend the conference with the GSA, you will be responsible for registering on your own. Please stop by Room 702 for a permission slip or more information.

We also have order forms for t-shirts available now! Pick up an order form from Ms. DeAngelis. Shirts are $25 and all t-shirt orders must be in by Friday, February 24th.

Posted Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 

If your child is entering kindergarten for the 2017-2018 school year, please attend our information night.

Kindergarten Information Night
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in the A. Ward Spaulding School auditorium (parents only)

You must pre-register your child and confirm your attendance for this event.

Click Here to Register

Flyer - PDF

Posted Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017 

CREATING PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY, AND INTELLECTUALLY SAFE AND POSITIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

PRESENTER: Jo Ann Freiberg, Ph.D., CT State Department of Education

Ms. Freiberg is an education consultant for school climate, bullying, and character education. She assists schools and youth-serving organizations to create safe and respectful learning and social environments in which children can thrive.

Friday, March 17th 8:45 - 10:15 a.m. at Suffield Middle School Auditorium 350 Mountain Road, Suffield, CT (Please enter through the main entrance to the auditorium)

RSVP encouraged: email lkelleher@suffield.org

Flyer - PDF

Posted Monday, Jan 30, 2017 
Applications are now available for the 2017 Future Law Enforcement Youth Academy (FLEYA) program to be held at Yale University from June 18th – 24th. To be eligible you must be 15 to 18 years old with a minimum GPA of 2.7 and a strong interest in a potential career in law enforcement. Stop in to the School Counseling Office for more information if interested.
Posted Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 

On June 10, 2017, Suffield High Safe Party will host a New York, Hudson River cruise for the senior class. We will meet at the school at 5:30 PM and coach buses will depart for the New York Pier 40, promptly at 6:00 PM. Dress for the evening is causal and a sweater or sweatshirt is suggested. We will return to SHS at approximately 3:00 AM. The costs to the students are $50.00. Safe Party subsidizes the majority of the expenses. For more information and confirmation page, please click on the following link: Letter - PDF

We must have a minimum of 75 students sign up in order to have the cruise. Deadline for forms and money turned in to office by 2/3/17.

Posted Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017 
A reminder to all students participating Unified Theater: Schedules and permission slips are located outside room 613. Please make sure to register for the Spotlight Center at www.unifiedtheater.org. Return your signed permission slips to Mrs. Shea or Ms. Holland by March 1. See Mrs. Shea or Ms. Holland for an application.
Posted Monday, Jan 23, 2017 

Dear Suffield Families,

On Feb. 6, Administrators will present a proposal to the Board of Education regarding potential changes to our current schedule in order to provide additional collaborative time and professional development opportunities for our teachers. The Board is grateful for the Early Release Committee comprised of teachers, administrators and parents, the active public engagement, and the important feedback from all stakeholders during the past months and it's impact on the committee forming the recommendations.

The Board recognizes that our current policy on Public Comment at BOE meetings may not provide the necessary time to accommodate all members of the community that may want to speak to the Board on this proposal and have their feedback shared in the public sphere. In order to ensure all interested have the opportunity to speak, the Board has planned a special board meeting on Wednesday, February 22nd at 6:00 p.m. in the Suffield High School Library Media Center. This meeting will consist only of a dedicated, extended Public Comment on the Early Release Proposal. We are looking forward to hearing this important feedback from the community.

The Board is grateful for the support and partnership from Suffield families as we work together to promote the achievement and success of all Suffield students.

Respectfully,

The Suffield Board of Education

Jeanne Gee, George Beiter, Lori D'Ostuni, Susi Keane, John Richter, Michael Sepko, Matt Service, Natalie Semyanko, Kendra Wiesel

To access previous communications on the district's exploration of the early release concept, please click on the link below.

http://www.suffield.org/page.cfm?p=664

Posted Wednesday, Dec 21, 2016 

The superintendent's proposed budget for the 2017-2018 school year was presented at the December 15th Board of Education Meeting.

Superintendent's Proposed Budget for 2017-2018 - PDF

For more information, visit our Budget Information Webpage

Posted Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 

Applications are now available for the CT Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities, which will take place this summer from July 24 – 27 at UCONN. This is a 4 day forum designed to help current 10th or 11th graders to strengthen their leadership skills and prepare for college. Application deadline is February 25th so interested students should see their case manager or counselor ASAP.

Posted Tuesday, Dec 20, 2016 

In an effort to increase community awareness of SHS programming and activities the school has created a new Twitter page. Please find and follow the Twitter name @suffield_hs as we are hopeful that parents, students, and the community will find this additional means of communication helpful as we highlight the wonderful things happening at SHS. Examples of some recent posts include biotechnology work happening as part of a grant through Amgen Pharmaceuticals, opening night of the SHS basketball season including a Unified Basketball game vs. East Windsor, an announcement regarding the school's commitment to the CIAC Class Act School Sportsmanship framework, and a congratulations to this year's CAPSS Student Award Recipient.

Posted Wednesday, Dec 14, 2016 
Attention Seniors: The Amiel P. Zak Scholarship is now available in the counseling office. This scholarship is a $4,000 renewable scholarship, aimed at a Suffield student who is attending a 2 or 4 year college, and has demonstrated contributions to the community, through supporting safety, commonwealth or overall quality of community life in Suffield. This scholarship is not intended to recognize academic achievement. Applications are in the counseling office.
Posted Friday, Dec 9, 2016 

With winter weather already having arrived, I would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the district's procedures relative to school closings, delays, and early dismissals. The district will communicate the decision to parents to close school, delay the opening, or dismiss early using our electronic alert telephone system. This system provides us with the capability to send a message to your home and cell phone by either text message or voice message. Information related to delayed openings and school closures will typically be communicated by 5:30 a.m. The district's status is always posted on the district website at www.suffield.org...

Read more by clicking on the attached letter: 2016-2017 Winter Weather District Procedures - PDF

Posted Friday, Dec 9, 2016 

Students: If you're interested in Suffield sports, you can follow @suffieldPS on Twitter. Mr. Bosworth will be posting athletic scores and updates there.

Posted Tuesday, Dec 6, 2016 
The wrestling/boys swim/and hockey shuttle will leave at 2:30 for the remainder of the winter season.
Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Representatives from the following four schools will be here at SHS on Wednesday and Thursday: Hartwick College, Johnson & Wales University, Asnuntuck Community College, and Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. Many of the college representatives that visit Suffield High are the same people reading your admissions application, so seniors, it maybe in your best interest to speak with them if applying to their school. If interested in meeting with any of these reps, sign up in the Counseling Office.

Posted Monday, Nov 7, 2016 

On behalf of the CIAC Unified Sports staff I'd like to congratulate you and your school on being identified as a Unified Champion Banner School. This is a national award sponsored by Special Olympics International. We are planning to make the award presentation at our annual Unified Leadership Summit on December 9th at the Aetna in Hartford.

George J. Synnott
Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC)

Director, Special Olympics Unified Sports

Posted Monday, Oct 3, 2016 

For attendance and security, all students who enter the Media Center must sign in and out. Even for lunch? Yes What about for printing? Yes Borrowing a chromebook charger? Yes

For any reason at all? Yes Also, please feel welcome to eat your lunch while working in the Media Center, but please take your smelly trash and trays with you!

Posted Monday, Jun 1, 2015 
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Steven Moccio

Assistant Principals

Gina Olearczyk
Brendan Canny

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