2017-18 School Calendar
Next year's school calendar is available HERE
Sturgis Wins Chess Championship
Congratulations Sturgis East-West Chess Team, Champions of the Southeast Conference Interscholastic Chess League! Sturgis won the championship on February 28 in a very close playoff against Dartmouth. Congrats to the whole team.
Poetry Out Loud
Congratulations to all students who participated in Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest. The recitations were wonderful. 1st place winner is Maris Poepsel. The runner up is Phoebe Cohen. Maris will move on to compete in the MA Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod on Saturday, March 4 at 1:00.
Congratulations to IB art junior Faith McGuire, she was chosen as a finalist for the Photography's Forum 37th Annual College and High School Photography Contest. Approximately 13,000 photographs were entered from students in the U.S. and Canada. Her chosen piece will now go on to be considered for First through Fourth place plus Honorable Mention. In addition, her finalist status has awarded her publication in the book, Best of College & High School Photography 2017. This is the second honor this year Faith has been awarded for her photography, quite an accomplishment for our budding young artist.
Girls Basketball in Tournament
This year is the first time in 15 years that the girls basketball team has made it into the MIAA South Division 4 Tournament. The first Sturgis varsity girls basketball season was 2001-2002. CONGRATULATIONS, GIRLS!
Music Festival News
Congratulations to Hannah Allen, Cecelia Kane, David Girardin, Kaden Rogers, Zachary Raye, Rose Blackwell, and Fiona Fahd-Waygen who participated in the All-Cape Music Festival February 2-4. It was great to see Sturgis students represented in all of the groups: band, orchestra & both choruses!
David Girardin and Ian Morris were accepted to the Southeast District Music Festival this year. They rehearsed diligently on Friday, January 6th but sadly the concert was snowed out and rescheduled for January 29th at UMass Dartmouth where David Girardin performed. Though Ian Morris couldn't make the rescheduled concert, he did audition successfully for the All-State Music Festival and will be performing in Boston March 9-11.
Way to go Sturgis musicians!
A FEW SPOTS REMAIN for TRIP TO MANNHEIM, GERMANY
As part of our ongoing efforts to foster an exchange program with German high school students who visited Sturgis earlier this year, a trip is being organized to travel to Mannheim, Germany during Spring Break 2018 (April 13-22). Students will stay with a host family and attend German high school classes, as well as visit local attractions. This trip is currently being offered to this year's freshmen at East and West. The cost is $2,390, including airfare and other travel fees. Videos from the hour-long parent information meeting held at Sturgis in January are available online. For more information contact the trip leader, Mr. Jeff Hyer, who has taught history at Sturgis since 2004.
HOST FAMILIES NEEDED FOR OCT. 2017
We are also seeking parents volunteers to host the German students who will arrive in October 2017. For more information contact the trip leader, Mr. Jeff Hyer.
A Roman Holiday - Sturgis style!
Mary Albis provided a group shot of the Sturgis 2017 Italy & Greece Trip: The Ancient Mediterranean taken in front of the Roman Forum.