Circulars

CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 23/AY 16-17

March 17, 2017 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Lower Elementary Division students will have a color day on Tuesday, March 21, 2017. Students who have activities or P.E. on this day have to wear suitable clothes. 

You are kindly reminded of the commonly reoccurring head-lice problem we face throughout the year, which is not indicative of poor hygiene. For this reason, you are kindly asked to have your child/children regularly screened. By early detection, we may limit its spread.

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 22/AY 16-17

March 17, 2017

Dear Mothers,

We look forward to welcome you to this year’s Mothers’ Day Show and Art Exhibition on Monday, March 20, 2017 at Sagesse High School’s Block B Auditorium. The shows will take place as indicated below. Students have to wear their official uniform on this day and will leave with their mothers after their show.

Grade 1     8:30 a.m.
Grade 2     10:30 a.m.
Grade 3     12:30 p.m.

Hope to see you there. 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 21/AY 16-17

March 7, 2017

Dear Parents,

Class photos will be taken on Monday, March 13, 2017. Students are expected to abide by the school dress code; grey school pants and navy socks for boys, grey skirt with navy tights for girls, school shirt, tie, sweater, blazer, and black shoes are required. Boys’ hair should be short, and girl’s hair should be brushed. 

P.S. Students who have afternoon activities on this day are kindly asked to have their PE uniform in a separate bag to change at 2:30 p.m.  

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 20/AY 16-17

February 27, 2017

Dear Parents,

In reference to the division handbook, we kindly remind you that:

1- Lower Elementary students are not allowed to have their phones, smart watches, cameras, or electronic games at school. 
2- A letter should be sent to the division assistant to inform us of any commuting change requests, such as sending your child/children with other parents. Kindly inform us, by letter or phone call, who will pick up your child/children in case you are unable to show up. 
3- Students are expected to abide by the school dress code; school pants, school jeans, shirt, tie, sweater, blazer, raincoat, navy socks, and black shoes are required on days where students do not have activities or PE classes. The PE uniform should be worn for PE and activities. All sizes are currently available at school. We will only acknowledge exceptions if a letter is issued in the name of the student by the school store manager to inform us a particular size is unavailable. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 17/AY 16-17

January 17, 2017

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Lower Elementary Division students will have a color day on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. Students who have P.E. on this day have to wear suitable clothes. 

Furthermore, students will have a Crazy Winter Hat Day on Friday, January 20, 2017. We look forward to some very creative hats! 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 14/AY 16-17

December 15, 2016 

Dear Parents,

We would like you to take note of the following:
    - Santa Hat days will be held on Monday, December 19 through Thursday, December 22, 2016. Students can come to school wearing their favorite or creative Santa hat.
    - On Monday, December 19, 2016, the Parents’ Association will host Jnoon event for the Lower Elementary Division. Students are asked to wear their Official School Uniform -    

Blazer – school shirt - school jeans - navy socks - black shoes – tie – navy sweater 

In addition, students are also asked to wear SCARVES as indicated below:
        Grade 1 – Red 
        Grade 2 – White 
        Grade 3 – Green 
    - Lower Elementary Division students will have a red and green color day on Thursday, December 22, 2016. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 12/AY 16-17

December 1, 2016 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Lower Elementary Division students will attend Mr. Samer Abou Rizk’s play “Louna Go! Go! Matelots” at Athenee, Jounieh during school hours on Friday, December 16, 2016. 

School transportation and supervision will be provided for all students. 

You are kindly asked to fill in the attached form and enclose the amount of 10,000 LL/child by Wednesday, December 7, 2016. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 11/AY 16-17

November 29, 2016 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that there will be no after school activities for students in Grades 1, 2, and 3 on Friday, December 2, 2016. 

You are kindly asked to contact the division assistant, Ms. Elissar Kfoury, to deliver any messages, concerns, arrange for meetings, or leave messages to teachers, supervisors or to the Head of Division. This will allow us to follow up on matters more closely and will give us a chance to get back to you as indicated in the Lower Elementary Student’s Handbook. 

Kindly note, the school uniform is currently available in stock as well. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 10/AY 16-17

November 28, 2016 

Dear Parents,

Kindly note, the Lower Elementary Division will celebrate the Feast of Saint Barbara on Friday, December 2, 2016. 

Students are kindly asked to come to school in disguise. Original and creative costumes are a pleasure to have; however, scary masks, scary costumes, toy guns and swords are not allowed. 

Class parties will be held on this day. Class teachers will communicate to you what to provide your son/daughter with on Friday, December 2, 2016. 

Please note, hot lunch will not be served on this day.

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 09/AY 16-17

November 17, 2016 

Dear Parents,

Kindly note, Friday, November 18, 2016 will be a sports uniform day for all students in the Lower Elementary Division. 

Parents are kindly asked to make sure their child’s name is clearly marked on all school and PE uniform to help us track items when they are misplaced. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 08/AY 16-17

November 16, 2016 

Dear Parents,

Kindly note, 
    -    Friday, November 18, 2016 will be an official uniform day. Students who have PE or afternoon activities are kindly asked to bring their PE clothes along to change afterwards. 

    -    Lower Elementary Division teachers will be available at school on Saturday, November 19, 2016 to brief you on your child’s academic and disciplinary progress between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Upon your arrival, the supervisors will provide you with the list of teachers you can meet with, as per you child’s grade and section. Teachers will occupy the rooms on the ground floor and the first floor in block A. 

    -    School will be closed on Monday, November 21, 2016. Classes will resume on Wednesday, November 23, 2016. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 06/AY 16-17

November 3, 2016 

Dear Parents,

Head-lice is a common reoccurring problem we face throughout the year. While it is common and not indicative of poor hygiene, you are kindly asked to have your child/children regularly screened. By early detection, we may limit its spread.

Kindly note, as per the SHS Student’s Handbook, that girls should keep their hair tied back, and boys should have short hair to school. 

Thank you for your cooperation.

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY No 04/AY 16-17

October 15, 2016

Dear Parents, 

We would like to inform you that this week: 

    1- Our third grade students are attending in-class awareness sessions on how to Respect One’s Private Parts with Ms. Michele Saliba Abou Sleiman, the school psychologist. 
    2- The Lower Elementary Division students are getting their routine medical checkups with Dr. Claude Matar Abou Moussa. 
    3- The Lower Elementary Division students will have a presentation with Dr. Charbel Khoury on how to maintain Dental Hygiene. Toothbrushes and toothpaste samples, offered by Family Care, will be handed out to attending students. 

Kindly note, Mondays are assigned as official uniform days for students in the Lower Elementary Division as of October 21, 2016. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine
Head of the Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY No 03/AY 16-17

October 3, 2016

Dear Parents, 

We would like to inform you that hot lunch is going to be optional for students in grades 2 and 3 for this academic year. You are kindly asked to fill in the attached form to indicate your preference and return it with your son/daughter to the floor supervisor by Wednesday, October 5, 2016. 

NB. You may also check with the accounting department for prepaid hot lunch coupons. 

Hot lunch will not be served this week.  

Thank you 

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary 

 


Dear Parents,

Kindly provide your child with the following supplies for the academic year 2016-2017:

    -    A backpack or school bag
    -    A pencil case with pencils, an eraser, a plastic or wooden ruler, a sharpener, a blue pen, and a green pen 
    -    12 plastic files for sheets  
    -    1 pack of wooden coloring pencils 
    -    1 pack of felt pens 
    -    12 plastic copybook covers 
    -    A glue stick 
    -    A box of wet wipes

Please make sure all books and copybooks are labeled with the child’s name and laminated or covered for protection.

Each student will receive his/her copybooks and the agenda in class at the beginning of the academic year.

Thank you for your cooperation,

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division