January 22, 2023

Upcoming Dates

Opportunity Scholarship Info Meeting (via Zoom)

Tuesday, January 24

7 p.m.

*Click here to join Zoom meeting

*Learn about the Opportunity Scholarship

*Contact SA Admissions to learn more

Parenting Kind Kids: The Impact of a culture of kindness on the school community

Thursday, January 26

8:05 a.m. at SA

Session to be led by SA parent and Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Amanda Faggart.

RSVP here

Watch via livestream

Chapel This Week

Thursday, January 26

9:15 a.m. in the SA gym

Speaker: Pastor Brian Farmer, First Baptist Church

Virtue: Courage

SA Spelling Bee

Thursday, Jan. 26

in the SA gym, immediately following chapel (about 9:45 a.m.)

Jan. 30-Feb. 3

Spirit Week at SA

Mon.: PJ Day

Tues.: Tropical Day

Wed.: Wacky Tacky

Thurs.: Favorite Sports Team

Fri.: SA Spirit Day

This Week's Highlights


See this week's athletics happenings

View the winter sports schedules

Middle School

View this week's Middle School Matters newsletter for grades 5-8

Enrichment Classes

View enrichment classes and Seussical rehearsal info for this week

Lunch Menus

View the January lunch menu

View the Feb./March lunch menu

Welcome to SA's Sustainability Coordinator intern, Graycen Murray! Graycen will be joining the ASK team for the remainder of the school year and leading an Eco Warriors club for lower school students on Fridays.

A senior at Catawba College, Graycen is an environment and sustainability major and theatre arts minor. She enjoys thinking creatively about the sciences, explaining environmental science to others, and helping to find solutions. Graycen is an RA for the Environmental Learning Center and sings in the Catawba Singers.

Parenting Kind Kids: The impact of a culture of kindness on the school community


Join us on Thursday, Jan. 26

8:05 a.m. at SA

In a world that often prioritizes competition over kindness, children must understand the importance of creating a culture of kindness and the role that they can play in their school and community. Licensed Mental Health Counselor and SA parent Amanda Faggart, MS, LCMHC, NCC, will share the cultural challenges children face today and how we as parents and role models can teach, model, and help develop kindness in our children while reducing their anxiety and insecurities.

RSVP here

Watch in real time via livestream

About Amanda

Amanda graduated from UNCG in 2007 with a masters in community counseling. She worked at a community agency for several years prior to getting her full license (LCMHC) where she learned to diagnose and treat many mental health concerns. She has since worked in the community, school, and inpatient settings providing therapeutic services and support. With 15 years experience in multiple settings, Amanda began to specialize in women's issues. These can include depression, anxiety, and trauma or difficult transitions like parenting, divorce, and empty-nesting. She continues to see a broad range of mental health concerns, genders, and populations. Amanda meets clients where they are and works toward their goals.

Environmental Poster and Public Speaking Contests through Rowan Soil and Water

SA students are invited to participate in two offerings by the Rowan Soil and Water Conservation District:

Environmental Poster Contest,

grades 3-5

Public Speaking Contest,

grades 6-8

The theme for this year is "Water... The Life Cycle." Posters will need to be submitted to teachers by Feb. 13 and speech outlines by Feb. 20.

New Email for Contacting ASK

Parents of students who participate in ASK (After School Kids), please use the following email for communicating ASK registrations/inquiries going forward:


Yearbook Ads: Submit yours today!

Yearbook Recognition Ads for 2022-23


Are you looking for a creative way to tell your child that you love them and are proud of them? Recognize your child in this year’s yearbook! Ads can be purchased for students of all grades.


Please submit your completed Yearbook Recognition Ad Form with payment to the front office and email your photo(s) to Lizzy Roy at lroy@salisburyacademy.org. Please submit your ads no later than Monday, Feb. 6.


Advertisement Size/Cost


1/8 page - $55.00

1/4 page - $90

1/2 page - $160

Full page - $260

30th Anniversary T-Shirt Design Contest

In celebration of SA's 30th year, students of all grades are invited to design a 30th anniversary t-shirt that will be distributed at no cost to all SA students and staff! Students who would like to submit designs may submit them via email (png format preferred) to Lizzy Roy at lroy@salisburyacademy.org or via hard copy to the SA front office. The winning design will be chosen by a student panel.

Designs are due by Monday, January 30 and must follow the size/color guidelines in our design specifications. Families of interested students, please see additional details and design specifications here.

Tip: This t-shirt will celebrate Salisbury Academy and the unique learning community that it is! Designs can also pay tribute to the exciting 30-year milestone that we are celebrating this school year. 

View details and design specifications for the 30th anniversary t-shirt contest

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