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Summer Lunch Program

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:June 20, 2017

Summer Lunch Program available.
Please download this flyer for more information

Summer Lunch Program

Originally Submitted
June 20, 2017



Assurance of Work

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:May 16, 2017

If you received a lay off letter and were not recalled, you do not have assurance of work for Fall 2017.

If you did not receive a lay off letter, this is to serve as formal notice of reasonable assurance for continued employment, in the same capacity, when school resumes in Fall 2017.

Should unforeseen circumstances necessitate a change, you will be notified at the time.

Originally Submitted
May 16, 2017



Letter from the Superintendent-Blue Whale

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:May 12, 2017

Once again I find myself in the position of sharing what I consider a potential threat to the safety of our children. "Blue Whale" is a social media challenge that "encourages young people to...complete a number of challenges over a 50-day period, such as watching a horror movie or harming themselves. An anonymous taskmaster monitors the group's members. Each task becomes increasingly harmful, until the final challenge, when they are told to take their own life."  

I am including a link to a news article, though information is easily obtained by conducting an online search. This article is from BBC news in the UK. Frankly, the news articles I found from US based sources provide links to so much inappropriate and unrelated material, I was uncomfortable sharing them.  

As always, I am available should you need assistance or additional information.    


Originally Submitted
May 12, 2017



13 Reasons Why

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:April 20, 2017

Parents and colleagues have contacted me this week about Netflix's "13 Reasons Why", a drama based on a novel of the same name by Jay Asher. The story depicts a high school student who kills herself and leaves behind audiotapes detailing events that led to her decision to end her life.  Though the series is receiving some acclaim, it is proving equally controversial among mental health professionals. A link to an article that recently appeared in the Chicago Tribune follows:

  http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/tv/ct-13-reasons-why-depicts-suicide-20170417-story.html  

It is highly likely that your older child is aware of this series, and may have viewed it.  There are many references to this series, both positive and negative, currently on


Originally Submitted
April 20, 2017



Millage Focus Group Meeting - Wednesday

 

—Posted by: Kristina Repp, Updated on:April 12, 2017

There will be a Millage Focus Group Meeting for parents at 6:30, on Wednesday, April 12th in the Media Center of Anderson High School. Parents of all grades are invited to attend, and share thoughts on spending needs and priorities of the Wayne County Educational Enhancement Millage money approved by voters last November. Residents without children in the district may also attend.   Please RSVP to chretienl@sgate.k12.mi.us REMINDER:

The Southgate Community School District News Blog was created and is maintained by Kristina Repp.

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