Circulars

CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 35/AY 17-18

June 19, 2018

Dear Parents,

We would like to thank you for your support and confidence throughout this academic year. 

You are kindly asked to pick up your child’s Report Card on July 10, 2018 between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. from the classrooms. 

Wishing you all a lovely vacation! 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 34/AY 17-18

June 19, 2018

Dear Parents,

Your son/daughter, a member of the LE choir will perform at the Intermediate/Secondary Awards Ceremony on Friday June 29, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Block B auditorium. 

Choir members are required to wear the official SHS uniform (Blazer, tie, blue shirt, grey skirt for girls, grey pair of trousers for boys, navy sock for girls and boys, black shoes). 

Choir members are to arrive at school at 10:15 a.m. 

Kindly fill in the attached form and return it to the floor supervisor on Wednesday June 20, 2018.

Thank You

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 33/AY 17-18

June 19, 2018 

Dear Parents, 

Kindly be informed that the Lower Elementary Division Students will celebrate the “WORLD CUP” on the last day of school, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. 

Students may wear the football costume of their team and we will have the face painting at school. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 34/AY 17-18

June 7, 2018

Dear parents,

Kindly note that students in the Lower Elementary Division have to abide by the school uniform at all times as indicated below until the end of the academic year.

SHS short sleeved shirt and school jeans or dark navy jeans
Navy blue socks and black shoes
Sport Uniform: SHS shorts and T-shirt / athletic shoes

Thank you, 
 
Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 33/AY 17-18

June 6, 2018

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that the picnic planned with Ms. Pauline Khawand will take place during the P.E. period on school premises. Each student will bring his/her own snacks. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 32/AY 17-18

June 6, 2018 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Grade 1 classes will visit Mar Chaaya Farm, Broumana on Monday, June 18, 2018. The trip will include a light breakfast as well. 

You are kindly asked to send the amount of $10 or L.L. 15,000 and to fill in and return the attached form to be collected by the floor supervisor by June 11, 2018. 

Students should wear their PE uniform on the day of the outing, and they should also have a cap, water, wet wipes, and tissue paper with them. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 31/AY 17-18

June 6, 2018 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Grade 2 classes will visit KIDZ VILLAGE, Kfarshima on Wednesday, June 13, 2018. The trip will include a light breakfast, access to playground games,        and craft activities. 

You are kindly asked to send the amount of $10 or L.L. 15,000 and to fill in and return the attached form to be collected by the floor supervisor by June 11, 2018. 

Students should wear their PE uniform on the day of the outing, and they should also have a cap, water, wet wipes, and tissue paper with them. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 30/AY 17-18

June 5, 2018 

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the Grade 3 classes will visit Taanayel Farms in June 2017. The trip will include a light breakfast, a tour around the farm, and cycling activities as part of their Active Citizen Project. Bus transportation and trip supervision will be provided to accommodate the students’ needs. 

Grades 3 A and 3 B  June 8, 2018
Grades 3 C and 3 D  June 14, 2018 

You are kindly asked to fill in and return the attached form to be collected by the floor supervisor by June 7, 2018. 

Students should wear their PE uniform on the day of the outing, and they should also have a cap, water, some snacks, wet wipes, and tissue paper with them. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEM. No.28 /AY.17-18

May 11, 2018

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that classes and afternoon activities will be suspended on Friday, May 18th in celebration of the school’s feast day.

Thank you,

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEM. No.27 /AY.17-18

May 11, 2018

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that in case your child has a foreign passport, you are kindly asked to fill out the attached form and return it to the class teacher by Monday, May 14, 2018.

For further queries, you are kindly asked to contact Ms. Judy Yammine, Head of Lower Elementary Division.

Thank you,

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 26/AY 17-18

May 8, 2018 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that members from the Lebanese Red Cross will visit the Lower Elementary classes to collect donations on Thursday, May 10, 2018.  

Thank you for your contributions. 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 25/AY 17-18

May 2, 2018 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that classes will be suspended on Friday, May 4 and Monday, May 7 in alignment with the decision of the Lebanese Government. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 24/AY 17-18

April 18, 2018 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that our class photos will be taken according to following schedule:

Thursday, April 19, 2018 

Grade 3 B and 3 C 

Friday, April 27, 2018 

All Grade 1 classes

All Grade 2 classes

Grade 3 A and 3 D LP/AP 

Boys are required to wear the SHS gray pants, long-sleeved blue shirt, neck-tie, navy socks, and black shoes. 

Girls are required to wear the SHS gray skirt, long-sleeved blue shirt, neck-tie, navy socks, and black shoes. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 23/AY 17-18

March 23, 2018 

Dear Parents,

You are kindly invited to attend our Easter Celebrations at the Lower Elementary Division as indicated in the table below:

Date

Venue /Event
Outfit

Class

Time

Audience

 

Monday, March 26

Gymnasium
Sports Activities
PE Uniform

Grade 1

10:00 till 11:45 a.m.

Parents of first grade students

Students resume their day at school

Tuesday, March 27

Gymnasium
Sports Activities
PE Uniform

Grade 2

8:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m.

Parents of second grade students

Students resume their day at school

Tuesday, March 27

Gymnasium
Sports Activities
PE Uniform

Grade 3

10:40 a.m. till 12:20 p.m.

Parents of third grade students

Students resume their day at school

Wednesday, March 28

Gymnasium
Easter Exhibition
Color Day
(No Bags
Get Money and Snacks.)

Grade 1

9:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m.

Parents of first grade students 

Students leave with their parents at 11:00 a.m. from the gymnasium.

Wednesday, March 28

Gymnasium
Easter Exhibition
Color Day
(No Bags
Get Money and Snacks.) 

Grade 2 and 3

11:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.

Parents of second and third grade students

Students leave with their parents at 1:00 p.m. from the gymnasium.

Kindly note that the Upper Elementary Division classes will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. on the above dates. 

Looking forward to seeing you there! 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 20/AY 17-18

March 6, 2018 

Dear Parents,

In order to help our students celebrate their creativity, and to encourage them to develop healthy social skills, we kindly ask you to help your son/daughter complete the following tasks by March 22, 2018 for an activity in the division. 

Your son/daughter is asked to 

  • Creatively decorate an Easter egg (foam, plastic, papier mache) and include an anti-bullying message in the design. 
  • Prepare a list of questions, on a cardboard, that would help him/her make a new acquaintance.

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 19/AY 17-18

February 28, 2018 

Dear Parents,

  • Kindly be informed that during this lent period, donations for Caritas will be collected from students on Friday, March 2, 2018. 
  • As a further reminder, kindly have your child’s hair regularly checked for lice. 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, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 18/AY 17-18

February 27, 2018 

Dear Parents,

Due to the current changes in plans, kindly be informed that the parents’ meeting with the teachers will be held on the 3rd of March between 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.  

Thank you for your understanding.

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 15/AY 17-18

January 17, 2018 

Dear Parents,

You are kindly asked to send a big pack of wet wipes with your son/daughter to school by Monday, January 22, 2018. 

Thank you in advance. 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 14/AY 17-18

December 15, 2017 

Dear Parents,

You are kindly asked to screen your son’s/daughter’s hair for head lice. 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 13/AY 17-18

December 14, 2017

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that the Lower Elementary students will have a color day, and they are also invited to wear their Santa hats on Friday, December 15, 2017 and Thursday, December 21, 2017

Students may wear their Santa hats on Friday, December 22, 2017 as well. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 12/AY 17-18

December 8, 2017

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that dental hygiene comes as in alignment with the Active Citizen Project that covers Hygiene in grade 1. Thus, the first graders will pay an awareness visit to Cedars Dental Centre, Mansourieh. Dr. Michel Bou Chaaya will raise students’ awareness on dental hygiene, and they will explore the tools used by the dentist for various repairs.  

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 

Grade 1 A, B, and C 

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Grade 1 D and E 

You are kindly asked to fill in and return the attached form to the floor supervisor by Monday, December 11, 2017 please. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 11/AY 17-18

December 6, 2017

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that the pre-announced visit to the olive oil extraction factory in Mazraet Yachouh will take place on Friday, December 8, 2017. 

Parents who have already signed up their son/daughter to join us on this outing do not have to sign in the form below. 

Parents who have not signed up their son/daughter to join us are kindly asked to fill in and return the attached form on Thursday, December 7, 2017. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 10/AY 17-18

December 4, 2017

Dear Parents,

We would like to inform you that, this month, the Lower Elementary students will donate money to support the AFEL organization and the children of Al Ra3i Al Sale7. 

In this regard, kindly note that the teachers will collect donations until December 21st. 

Your contributions will bring joy to the hearts of less privileged children on Christmas.

Thank you for your thoughtful donations in advance. 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 09/AY 17-18

November 23, 2017 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that the students have a color day on Friday, November 24, 2017. Students who have PE or afternoon activities are kindly asked to dress appropriately. 

The Lower Elementary Division will celebrate the feast of St. Barbara on Friday, December 1, 2017. Students are kindly asked to dress up for the occasion. Class parties will be held on this day. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 08/AY 17-18

November 16, 2017 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that the grade 3 students will visit an olive oil extracting factory in Mazraet Yachouh as per the schedule below: 

Thursday, November 23, 2017             Grade 3 A and 3 B 
Friday, November 24, 2017                  Grade 3 C and 3 D 

The students will have a first-hand experience on how olive oil is extracted, and they will get the chance to talk about it over an offered breakfast. 

You are kindly asked to complete and return the consent form by Monday, November 20, 2017.

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 07/AY 17-18

November 15, 2017 

Dear Parents,

You are invited to meet with you son’s/daughter’s teachers on Saturday, November 18, 2017 to discuss his/her academic and disciplinary progress. 

Kindly note that the teachers will be available at school within the allotted time per class below

From 8:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m.            Grade 1 
From 10:30 a.m. till 1:00 p.m.            Grades 2 and 3 

Furthermore, students are required to wear their official uniform on Tuesday, November 21 in celebration of Independence Day, except those who have activities. 

Students should wear the school PE uniform on the days their activities are assigned.  

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 06/AY 17-18

November 14, 2017 

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that the Arabic Department is organizing an extracurricular activity at school for our second graders this week. Students will harvest olives, sing, and they will taste a traditional Lebanese breakfast at a live Saj station. In this regard, grade 2 students will have a color day on Thursday, November 16, 2017. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine 
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 05/AY 17-18

November 7, 2017 

Dear Parents,

Lower Elementary students will watch the Dolphin Show at the “Beirut Dolphinarium” on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. 

The cost of the outing is 20, 000 LL.

Kindly fill in the attached form and return it to the floor supervisor with the exact amount by Thursday, November 9, 2017.

Thank You

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO 04/AY 17-18

November 7, 2017 

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. 3 /AY 17-18

November 3, 2017

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that Thursday, November 9, 2017 is a color day for students in the Lower Elementary Division. Students who have PE on this day are required to be dressed suitably. 

Thank you, 

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division


CIRCULAR LOWER ELEMENTARY NO. 2 /AY 17-18

October 31, 2017

Dear Parents,

Kindly be informed that

- Mondays are the official uniform days for grade 1 and 2 students.
- Wednesdays are the official uniform days for grade 3 students. 

Kindly be reminded that the school winter uniform is available at the school supply store and includes:

SHS long sleeved shirt and tie 
Grey SHS skirt or school jeans for ladies 
Grey trousers or school jeans for boys
SHS sweater, SHS blazer and/or raincoat
Navy blue socks and black shoes are mandatory. 
Winter Sports Uniform: SHS sweat suit / athletic shoes (Preferably without laces to avoid tripping hazards.) 

N.B. You are kindly asked to ensure your son/daughter is able to tie his/her shoe laces on his/her own by December, at the latest. 
Jeans are not part of the official school uniform. 
  

  • All garments have to be clearly and permanently marked with the child’s full name or initials  
  • The school jeans and the PE uniform are not considered the official uniform children may wear on official uniform days.
  • Running shoes are not allowed to be worn with the school jeans or trousers. 

Thank you,

Judy Yammine
Head of Lower Elementary Division 


CIRCULAR MUSIC DEPARTMENT N.1 AY 17-18

MUSIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Without music, life would be a mistake.” 

Friedrich Nietzsche

October 4, 2017

Dear Parents,

Believing that music provides many benefits for children, the Sagesse High School Music Education Department proudly announces the auditions for the SHS Choir.  

So, to benefit from vocal coaching exercises, to become a spirited performer, and especially to be a part of important musical events and masses at Sagesse High School, your son/daughter in grade 3 is invited to join the SHS Choir. Kindly be informed that the auditions for grade 3 will take place in class during music periods. The choir’s weekly practice will take place each Tuesday and Friday during the second break.

Knowing that “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without,”

(Confucius) we encourage your son/daughter in grade 3 to become a choir member.

If you would like to join the auditions, kindly fill in the attached form and submit it to the floor’s supervisor no later than Friday, October 6, 2017