Assembly: Social Media Awareness, Digital Footprints and Cyberbullying

On Friday, November 16 from 11-12pm, SAS-Jackson will have an assembly presented by Safer Schools Together (

This assembly will cover all things digital, from digital citizenship to the criminal consequences of cyberbullying.  Some of the most prominent concerns surrounding student’s use of social networking sites and smartphones will be discussed.  Other topics include: netiquette (online etiquette), the possession and distribution of intimate images (sexting), digital media habits, digital addiction, piracy and plagiarism.

There will also be a related parent information session titled “Raising Digitally Responsible Youth_ Fall 2018”, taking place on Wednesday, November 14 from 6-8pm at the DESC.

SAS Swimmers take 2nd at Regionals

Swim Team_2018

Picture:  L-R – Matthew Bushell  (10), Tyler Bushell (12), Connor Levins (9), Ethan Skofteby (11), Jack Morrison-Hurley (10), Molly Fogarty (12), Brad Zurowski (10), Emma Levins (12), George Massey (8), Trinity Blacklock (10), Abby Bushell (8), Missing: Jada Maas (10)
At the regionals last week, Salmon Arm Secondary finished 2nd overall (behind Penticton Secondary).  Tyler, Matthew, Emma and Ethan qualified for provincials in all their events, and Brad qualified for breaststroke.   
Congratulations to all our swimmers!

Interim Reporting Consultation Week

Interim Reporting Consultation Week

October 9 – 12

Parent-Teacher Night: Thursday, October 11 from 5 – 7pm.

During this week, teachers will provide students & parents with an informal report on student progress that may describe:

  • what the student is able to do,
  • the areas of learning that require further attention or development,
  • ways the teacher is supporting the student’s learning needs,
  • and where appropriate, ways the student or the parents might support learning.

Informal reports can take a variety of forms, such as:

  • telephone calls,
  • interim reporting documents, or
  • conferences / meetings.

Our Semester One Parent-Teacher Night is Thursday, October 11 from 5-7pm. Parents are encouraged to attend! No scheduling required.