Weekly Bulletin – Jan. 4, 2024

on January 4, 2024

purple outline of a soldier with a spartan helmet onSmall School – Big Effort
High Character – Huge Success

Weekly Bulletin – Jan. 4, 2024

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District Calendar

Sports Schedule Updates


Principal’s Message

As we step into the New Year, I hope you are (just as I am) filled with hope and excitement for what lies ahead for our wonderful, close-knit school-community. Reflecting on the past year, I am immensely proud of the resilience, determination, and warmth you have shown, making our school not just a place of learning, but a place of nurturing hearts and aspiring minds. That’s not to say 2023 was challenge-free, but it’s to say that our vision, guided by unconditional positive regard, is greater than the hurdles we’ve overcome. 

This year, let’s renew our commitment to not just academic excellence, but to the values that make us who we are. Effort, in all its forms, is the cornerstone of our journey. Whether it’s mastering a difficult subject, participating in extracurricular activities, or helping a classmate understand a lesson, your efforts make a significant impact. Remember, every small step you take is a leap towards your personal growth and our collective success.

Kindness, a value that resonates deeply within our school walls, is something I encourage you to carry with you every day. A smile, a helpful hand, or a word of encouragement can make a world of difference. Let’s continue to support and uplift each other, creating an environment where everyone feels welcomed, valued and respected.

Lastly, let’s focus on our goals and dreams. Each one of you has a unique set of character strengths. Nurture them, use them to support others, work towards your aspirations, and never lose sight of your objectives, no matter how challenging the path may seem. Remember, our school is a place where dreams are nurtured, and goals are achieved.

As your principal, I am here to support and guide you through this journey. My door is always open to your ideas, concerns, and aspirations. Together, let’s make this year a memorable one, filled with learning, growth, and joy.


Tools for Schools

Yellow lettering saying Tools for Schools

Help our school earn classroom equipment by shopping at Price Chopper for all your holiday essentials! Simply enroll your AdvantEdge Card, shop and our school will earn credit towards classroom equipment, all donated by Price Chopper!

Enroll at https://rewards.pricechopper.com/. Our school code is: 16850.

Share this post to get family, friends and neighbors to sign up, too. The more supporters we have, the more opportunities our school has to earn points when they shop! Thank you.


Sweetheart Dance

Sharon Springs Central School PTO presents a Kindergarten – 5th grade Sweetheart Dance!

Friday, February 9, 6:00-8:00pm
SSCS Old Gym
$5.00 Entry Fee per family
(Snow date: February 16)

DJ, Dancing, Photo Booth, Free Snacks and Drinks


Winter Recess Preparedness

Now that our weather is colder, a reminder to K-5 parents and students to make sure they are prepared for outdoor recess time. (Snow boots, snow pants, hats, gloves/mittens and warm coats.) Please make sure your K-5 child has warm weather attire each day to go outside so they can participate in recess.

Share this post to get family, friends and neighbors to sign up, too. The more supporters we have, the more opportunities our school has to earn points when they shop! Thank you.


Community FocusA Service to the Sharon Springs Community

Sharon Springs Public Library Winter Hours for January, February and March are:
Monday 10:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm-6:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm-6:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm
Friday 1:00pm-6:00pm
Saturday 10:00am-1:00pm


Weekly Bulletin Submissions

SSCS will continue to produce this document each week as a service to the SSCS community. Similar to last year, classified ads, such as advertisements for the sale of items, help wanted ads, etc., will no longer be accepted.  Advertisements will only be accepted if it relates to a potential educational benefit for our students or it has the potential to benefit the Sharon Springs community. SSCS reserves the right to edit any submission. For consideration, please email by 3 p.m. on Tuesdays to weeklybulletin@sharonsprings.org.