Community Handbook 2019-2020

who serve as liaisons between parents and teachers, plan social events for the grade and parent-only potlucks, and  solicit volunteers for PA activities. The PA o cers and the Division Representatives comprise the Executive  Committee, which meets periodically to review pertinent issues. Other committees meet on a regular basis per  their individual needs.   PA Communication  The PA communicates with the entire SSFS community in a variety of ways. Announcements, event  descriptions, PA by-laws, volunteer opportunities, and Parents Association O cers and Division  Representatives for the current year are available on the PA link of the school web site, www.ssfs.org/parents.  The school publishes a weekly e-newsletter with news and information from each division, along with a PA  section, in which the PA provides weekly updates and announcements. Email is used to communicate between  the PA and its members, as well. For those visiting campus, an announcement board lists monthly events.   Grades, Comments, and Conferences Schedule  Below is a summary of the schedule for grades, comments, conferences, and other formal touch points between  your child’s teachers and SSFS parents and guardians. Parents and guardians may also schedule individual  meetings with faculty and administration throughout the year as needed. See the online School calendar at  www.ssfs.org for more information. Please note that Upper School Progress Reports and Middle School Notices  of Concern and Applauses are ongoing throughout the year. 

Lower School  Grades PS3 – 5 

Middle School  Grades 6 – 8 

Upper School  Grades 9 - 12 

July/  August/  September 

Class Lists  Distributed;  Parent Conferences 

Class Schedule & Advisory Lists  Distributed;  Parent-Advisor Conferences 

Class Schedule & Advisory Lists  Distributed;  Parent-Advisor Conferences 

October 

NOC (Notice of Concern) &  Applauses (as applicable) 

Quarter 1 Interims;  Progress Reports* 

November 

Parent Conferences 

Quarter 1 Grades & Comments;  Parent/Teacher Conferences;  NOC (Notice of Concern) &  Applauses (as applicable) 

Quarter 1 Grades & Comments;  Parent/Teacher Conferences 

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