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Silver Hills Celebrations & Reminders May 22nd, 2022

Silver Hills Celebrations & Reminders
May 22nd, 2022

Upcoming Events

Yearbook distribution for pre-purchased Yearbooks was Friday, May 20th.  Yearbooks will be available for purchase for students who did not pre-order in the library for $40 or 100 Storm Card.  There are a limited number of yearbooks, so get one before they run out.

6th Grade Field Trip to Skate City is this Tuesday, May 24th. 

End of the Year Award Celebrations Parents are welcome to attend the celebration, and we are working on live streaming the event as well.  Here is a list of students that will be recognized at each of the ceremonies (please see the different “pages” at the buttom for the different grade levels)  8th grade End of the Year Awards Assembly and Celebration is May 25th at 1:15pm.  6th grade End of the Year Awards Assembly is May 26th at 9:15am.  7th grade End of the Year Awards Assembly is May 26th at 11:30am.

Date Change - Choir Concert (Repeat)  is Tuesday, May 24th at 7pm at Silver Hills.  I apologize for the misinformation in last week’s update.

Last Day of School for Students (Repeat) 8th grade student’s last day of school is Wednesday, May 25th.  6th & 7th grade students DO NOT have school on Wednesday, May 25th.  This day is for 8th grade students only.  6th & 7th grade students' last day of school is Thursday, May 26th, and 8th graders DO NOT report to school on Thursday.

Counseling Department

Summer Send-Off  Ms. Bloom, Mrs. McKiernan, Mrs. Myers and Ms. Rodriguez wish all our students and families a safe and healthy summer! It has been a privilege to work with you during this unusual year. Remember that counselors do not work over the summer, but will be here starting in early August for the 2022-23 school year.  Over the summer, if you are in need of mental health support, the 24 hour Crisis Support Line is always available at 1-800-273-8255 or text 38255.  You can also find a regular therapist for free at the resource below.

Free Therapy Sessions for Youth  I Matter provides free therapy sessions (at least 6) in English and Spanish for youth in Colorado age 18 and younger, or age 21 or younger if receiving special education services. The State of Colorado established the I Matter behavioral health services program to provide access to mental health and substance use disorder services for youth, including addressing needs that may have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic. 
​​​​​​​Visit or to sign up for services.

The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) (Repeat) provides free breakfast, lunch, snack and supper to youth in Colorado all summer long. Anyone 18 years of age and younger is welcome to eat a meal with their friends at participating sites throughout the summer.

The free meals location map will be updated weekly throughout the summer with locations.  Additional food resources can also be found at Hunger Free Colorado.

Community News

Free Summer Meals The district has several buildings open for free meals this summer, Monday-Thursday.  Meals need to be eaten on site, at the following locations English Flier  Spanish Flier

Message from DriveSafe As your 8th graders prepare to move on to high school, many will also be starting on the path to becoming licensed drivers. Driver’s Education in Colorado can start as early as age 14½, and many of your students have already or will soon reach that age.

Colorado teen driving laws can be quite confusing, particularly for parents going through the process for the first time. As a courtesy, DriveSafe Driving Schools has created the attached flyer to explain the required steps and timelines for teens hoping to get their permits and licenses as quickly as possible.

Free Planet Fitness Membership for HS Students To support students’mental and physical health as the school year comes to a close, Planet Fitness is allowing high school students to work out for free in any Planet Fitness location May 16 - Aug. 31st.  English Flyer & Spanish Flyer