October 2, 2022

Upcoming Dates

Parent-Teacher Conferences for Grades 1-8

Thurs./Fri. October 6-7

*No school for students 

Parents of students in grades 1-8, schedule your Parent-Teacher Conferences at the links below. Tomorrow is your final day to schedule:

Lower School Conferences

Middle School Conferences

Fall Holiday

Monday, October 10

*No school for students or staff

PSA Charleston Wrap and Wreath/Garland Fundraisers End

Tuesday, October 11

See below for sale details

Chapel Next Week

Thursday, October 13

9:15 a.m. in the SA gym

Virtue: Self-Control and Patience

Speaker: Pastor Bradley Taylor, The Reach Church

Seussical the Musical Auditions for Grades 3-8

Friday, October 14

1:20 p.m. in the SA gym

PSA Family Outdoor Movie Night at SA

Friday, October 21

6 p.m. event start, 7 p.m. movie

Bring a picnic dinner and a blanket or chairs, and enjoy an outdoor movie and popcorn at SA!

Lunch and Learn: Stress and Anxiety Management

Monday, October 24

12-1 p.m. at the main campus

See Jag Weekly for additional details

Grandpersons Day 2022

Friday, October 28

RSVP for Grandpersons Day

Grandpersons Day Chapel will begin at 10 a.m. in the SA gym with classroom visits to follow (gym doors open at 9:30 a.m.)

*Noon dismissal. RSVP for ASK by contacting Melody Lee. The half-day rate for ASK is $25.

This Week's Highlights


See this week's athletics happenings

View the fall sports game schedules

Middle School

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

Enrichment Classes

View enrichment classes for this week

Sign up for enrichment classes

Lunch Menus

View the October lunch menu

Joining in Prayer with Students Around the World

SA students joined in a student-led, global day of prayer this week by gathering around the flagpole or having prayer time and discussions in morning meeting. 

Seussical the Musical at SA: Auditions for Students in Grades 3-8

Families of students in grades 3-8 interested in participating in Seussical the Musical: Save the date for auditions on Friday, October 14 at 1:20 p.m.! The play will be performed over the course of two nights in April with practices on Friday afternoons throughout the school year. 

Lunch and Learn for SA Families and the Larger Community: Managing Stress and Anxiety in our Students

SA families are invited to join Dr. Rachel Brejcha at Salisbury Academy on Monday, October 24 from 12-1 p.m. for a lunch and learn presentation on stress and anxiety management, specifically as it pertains to children and students. Dr. Brejcha will share detailed information on anxiety as well as the ways in which we can best help our students. Lunch will be provided. To attend, RSVP to Allison Doby at adoby@salisburyacademy.org

SA Travel Zoom Meeting: Information for Maine Acadia and Boston Trip in June 2023

Families interested in the SA Travel adventure to Maine's Acadia National Park and Boston are invited to join for an informational Zoom meeting on Wednesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. Join using the link below:

Zoom link for Oct. 12 travel meeting

Opening Doors Update from Mrs. Fowler

SA Annual Fund: Raffle for Reserved Seating

Win reserved seating for Grandpersons Day by giving to the SA Annual Fund! 

Calling all SA families! Families who have made a gift to the Annual Fund by Wednesday, Oct. 19 will be entered into a raffle to win up to 8 reserved seats for Grandpersons Day 2022 as well as 1 reserved parking space. Make your gift today for a chance to win!

Learn about the SA Annual Fund

Make your gift

Thank You to This Week's Donors

Thank you to the SA families who made gifts to the Salisbury Academy Annual Fund this week (through Friday, Sept. 30 at noon):


Katie and Paul Armstrong

Candace and Ben Brown

Jerissa Clifton and David Kirkland

Lee and John Cowan

Lindsay and Rob Easter

Amanda and Jonathan Faggart

Alex Heilig

Shanna and Brian Hinson

Lynn Leonard

Ann Loper

Katie and Cory Menees

Melissa and Tyler Smith

Katelyn and Timothy Staton

Erin Wood

Mary Wood and Ulises Torres

Character Pumpkin Display

Students in grades 1-8 are invited to decorate a pumpkin as their favorite book character and bring it to school on Thursday, October 20. Please write your name, grade, and character’s name on an index card and bring the card with your pumpkin. Pumpkins will be sent home with students on October 27. Happy decorating!

PSA Corner

There are so many good things happening in the PSA! Join us for our meeting this week on Tuesday (instead of our usual meeting date on Thursday, since students are off on Thursday) to learn more and get involved!

PSA will meet this week on Tuesday, October 4 at 8:05 a.m.

Meeting Agenda

View the September Minutes

Charleston Wrap

We’re already halfway through our Charleston Wrap fundraiser, and we still need your help! Have you placed your Charleston Wrap fundraising order yet? Need gift wrap? Gift ideas for the holidays? Want to treat yourself? Place your order by October 11, and help us achieve our goal! Don’t forget to share our link with your friends & family! To begin shopping, register using this link and the organization ID: 24363

Your child's fundraising packet was sent home in Monday folders. Read more details here.

Thank you for your support!

-The Salisbury Academy PSA


PSA Holiday Wreath Fundraiser


Plan your Christmas decorating early this year! Purchase your wreath and garland and support Salisbury Academy’s PSA.


Choose from various sizes of double-faced Fraser fir wreaths or 75' rolls of garland in your choice of white pine or Fraser fir. Add a bow to make it extra special! Please place your order no later than Tuesday, October 11.


Purchase Link

View Wreath Fundraiser Flyer

Orders will be distributed at carpool the last week of November.


With questions, contact Brooke Baucom or Sarah Knight.

Registration is Open for Session 2 of Brick Ed

Registration is open for the second session of Brick Ed (Grades 1-2) and Advanced Brick Ed (Grades 3-7)! Learn more and sign up on the SA Enrichment page

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