Weekly Bulletin – March 14, 2024

on March 14, 2024

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

Weekly Bulletin – March 14, 2024

PDF Printable Version

District Calendar

Sports Schedule Updates

Principal’s Message

A reminder that there is no school for students on Friday, March 15 and Monday, March 18 is a Teacher Conference Day. Please encourage your child to use this time to check their academic progress and get caught up (if necessary).


Student Focus

Dear Families,

At SSCS this week, we focused on the Other People Mindset of Identifying and Appreciating the Good in Others. It’s important to deliberately work to identify and appreciate others’ character strengths.

Identifying and appreciating the good in others is a core tenet of the Other People Mindset. This isn’t always what comes naturally. Often, it’s easier to blame others for our problems or find flaws in others to use as excuses for our own jealousy, bitterness, or resentment. The problem is that this negativity usually leads to problems — for ourselves, for the other person, and for our relationships. 

Identifying and appreciating the good in other people helps you see the world through a more positive — and less threatening — lens. If you’re constantly seeing the negative traits of people, you’re going to think the world is comprised of bad people — and you’re going to operate from a defensive posture. This isn’t to say that we should be naive or see the world, and its people, through “rose-colored glasses.” It’s just that we should strive to understand people’s intent. If you see the good in another, they are likely to see the good in you.

To practice and encourage the character strength of perspective with your child, please share with them specific examples of what you appreciate in them.

We at SSCS appreciate your partnership in educating our students!


Easter Food Baskets

The Sharing and Caring Program sponsored by Sharon Springs Central School Faculty and Staff is once again providing assistance to those households in need for the Easter holiday. This year the program will be providing a Food Basket for a holiday meal. If your family could benefit from an Easter Food Basket, please fill out and submit the electronic form found on the school’s webpage.

Qualifications and deadlines are listed below:

  • A resident of Sharon Springs Central School District.
  • Have school aged children living in your household.
  • Application deadlines will be strictly adhered to – NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • DEADLINE to submit electronically: Friday, MARCH 22, 2024 by 12:00pm.
  • One (1) application per household.
  • One Food Basket per household.
  • You must include a contact phone number and email address.

If you have difficulty with submitting the electronic form or do not have access to a computer/device, please contact Michelle Keaney, 518-284-2266, ext. 106 for assistance.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT:  FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2024 by 12:00pm
PICK UP TIME:  7:45am-4:45pm

It is our desire to help those truly in need.  Items not picked up on pick up day will be forfeited.


2024 AYSO Spring Registration

The 2024 Spring Season Registration for AYSO Soccer will be open starting Monday, March 11 and will continue through Sunday, March 24. Existing AYSO participants from the fall 2023 season should sign up for the spring session using your pre-existing account. New applicants and/or interested players and families can visit the website below to register and learn more about your local AYSO program and what we have to offer.


If you have additional questions please contact a member of the AYSO committee or by email at sharonspringsAYSO1021@gmail.com.

SSCS PTO Stanley Cup Raffle

To support Teacher Appreciate Week. $3.00 per raffle ticket – Cash or Venmo @SSCSPTO

Winner chosen March 28. Winner receives 40 oz. Stanley Cup and $25 Dunkin Donut gift card.


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


Computers Available

All-in-One computers available from the school. If your household qualifies for free or reduced school lunch and you would like a computer for your household, please contact Tom Reynolds at treynolds@sharonsprings.org or 518-284-2266.


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.