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Savannah, GA 31405

Phone: (912) 395-5000
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Mr. Gif Lockley,
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Gifford.Lockley@sccpss.com


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Grades: 9th - 12th

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Announcements: SAA Quick Picks

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SAA Quick Picks 

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Savannah Arts Academy
Quick Picks

Tonight's the Night
PTSA General Meeting - Auditorium
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
6:30PM


Have your joined our Parent FaceBook pages?

SAA Parents Class of 2019 (official)
SAA Parents Class of 2020 (official)
SAA Parents Class of 2021 (official)
SAA Parents Class of 2021 (official)


I.     Attendance

  • If your child is absent from school for illness or any other reason, please send a note in to Ms. Gandy letting us know. We will make the adjustments to an excused absence (illness) in PowerSchool.
  • Daily attendance is important and factors in to SAA's state rating (CCRPI score). Please make sure your student attends school regularly and is on time every day.
  • We are averaging 30 students who are tardy in the morning. This does not include students who may be late because of SCCPSS Transportation. Every time a student is tardy the instructional flow of the lesson is interrupted. 
  • The Attendance/Tardy Policy has been updated and is now a part of the Specialty School Contract. If students are continuously tardy, they will be placed on probationary status and removed from SAA if attendance and tardies do not improve.

II.     PTSA

  • PTSA Membership form is attached. Please take a moment to complete your form and attach the $6 individual membership fee. Student membership is taken care of through class dues.
  • PTSA Yearly Campaign is underway. Please take a moment to determine how you will be able to participate. To donate, just go to saa-ptsa.org [you may need to copy and paste this link into your browser]. Annual Campaign Fund donation cards are always available in the office as well.

III.    SAA School Council

  • The SAA School Council is accepting nominations to elect new parent members to serve a 2-year term. If you are interested please contact Lisa Wilkes, SAA Council Chairperson at lisawilkessavanah@gmail.com.

IV.   Senior SAT Day

  • Savannah Arts will join high school across the country and administer the SAT on Wednesday, October 10. This option give seniors back a Saturday in the fall. 
  • An updated registration form is attached.
  • All 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students will also take the PSAT on Wednesday, October 10 beginning at 8:00AM.

V.   Class Dues - may be turned in as follows:

  • Freshman and Sophomore - $45 to Ms. Gandy in the main office
  • Juniors - Mrs. Sheehan in room 203
  • Seniors - Dr. Lacey in room 107

VI.   Medication 

  • Parents are required to complete and sign the Medication Authorization Form and bring in the prescription or over the counter medication to the school nurse. 
  • Students are not allowed to carry any medication including over the counter medication during the school day

VII.   Carpool Please be patient - student safety first!

            Morning Drop Off - SLOW DOWN

  • Students needs to move quickly in the AM: finishing breakfast and getting dressed has no place in the carpool line
  • Stay off your cell phones - it's Georgia Law
  • Washington Avenue - please pull up as far as you can in the carpool line
  • Crossing guards will try and move two lanes (one at a time)
  • Absolutely NO parking where there are orange cones. If you have a morning or afternoon meeting, please find parking away from the carpool lines.

            Afternoon Pick Up - SLOW DOWN

  • Students socialize after school - please be patient while they say good-bye to their friends
  • Do not sound horns to get your child's attention

Expires

 
Attachments
Honor Code Pledge.pdf    
SAT School Day Registration Form.pdf    
Created at 8/17/2018 2:13 PM  by Hollis Peck 
Last modified at 8/21/2018 11:28 AM  by Hollis Peck