April 13, 2021
SJA Receives Safe Sports School Award

The Safe Sports School Award recognizes secondary schools around the country that take the crucial steps to keep their athletes free from injuries. Last spring, SJA’s Athletic Trainer, Chris Despins, with the support of former Athletic Director David McGinn, began the application process through the National Athletic Trainers Association.
During the fall season, Chris worked with the school’s new Athletic Director John Lenzini to update the school’s protocols on heat and cold policies, lightning safety, concussion care, and the emergency action plan, and submitted the completed application.
In November, SJA was notified it had received First Team recognition, meaning the school met all criteria for the award.
Presenting the banner to the school were Athletic Director John Lenzini, Headmaster Sharon Howell, former Athletic Director David McGinn, and Athletic Trainer Chris Despins.
Science Olympiad Team First in State

Patrick Griffin (l) and Myles Thornton Sherman compete in the Fossils event as part of this year’s virtual VT Science Olympiad event. The pair won the event and helped the SJA team to an overall victory. SJA will represent Vermont at the national event May 17-24. The other members of the team are Luke Young-Xu, Anita Surmacz, Ellie Syn, Aurora Achilles, Eric Chen, Ida Berghall, Qingyue Li, Riad Hasanov, and Dolma Sherpa.
Spring 2021 Transportation Agreement

The VPA/AOE has encouraged parents transporting their children to away venues to help reduce bus traveler density. While we will be providing busing to all of our away events, if you would like to drive your child to any away event this season, please carefully read and complete the Spring 2021 Transportation Agreement Form and submit it before Friday, April 16th to the Field House front desk. You may also scan the completed form and email it to [email protected].

The form can be accessed here: Spring 2021 Transportation Agreement

Tuesday, APRIL 13
Senior Families Zoom, 7:00 PM
Zoom meeting for Senior families to discuss our current plans for Commencement. Please check your email for additional information, or contact Mrs. Legendre at [email protected].

Friday, APRIL 16
Smarter Balance Assessments (SBAC), 8:00-11:30 AM
Testing for Vermont Freshman.

Saturday, APRIL 17
April Break Begins

Monday, APRIL 26
Classes Resume
Beautiful weather last week meant the return of beautiful music to campus for people lucky enough to be walking by at the right time. View a short video of class here.
Students in Mrs. Dedam's class were testing the energy content of different foods by burning them and converting chemical energy into heat as part of a unit on metabolism and homeostasis in Biology.  
A student in Mr. Shea's photography class adjusts the contrast on the the enlarger in the school's darkroom.
Just like that, it is time for Spring sports. Bookmark this link to our athletics calendar for all of our game information.