March 18, 2013

SABIS' Holyoke Community Charter School marched in Holyoke's St. Patrick's Day parade

March 17, 2013: Students, parents and staff of Holyoke Community Charter School marched alongside 15,000 marchers in Holyoke's St. Patrick's Day parade.

Holyoke Community's Cheerleaders, Basketball Teams, Student Prefects and the Parent Connection Executive Committee proudly represented the charter school, which has become an integral member of the community.

Congressman Richard E. Neal greeted Holyoke Community's students and families. State Representative Aaron Vega, a firm believer of education, also greeted students, with the school's cheerleaders returning the greetings with an enthusiastic cheer for Mr. Vega. Ward 2 Councilor and Chairman of the City Council, Mr. Anthony Soto, also greeted the Holyoke Community Charter School Family!

"I want to give a special thanks to Mrs. Gloria Urbina for being the photographer and for all the caring and long hours of work as Holyoke Community's Parent Liaison," said Dr. Sonia Pope, School Director.  "I also was to thank Rigoberto, Parent Connection President, and Irisneli an outstanding member for all of their support." "Outstanding job!"

March 16, 2013

Jazmine Collins is Athlete of the Week for SABIS girls basketball

Jazmine Collins, of SABIS International Charter School, helped lead the Bulldogs to an impressive 23-2 record and a Division III Western Massachusetts final appearance in the 2013 season.  
An impressive student-athlete, Jazmine averaged 20 points per game in her senior season. Her best game was a 33-point effort in a big win over Brockton High School during the regular season.  SABIS went on a 12-game win streak heading into the sectional title game.

Of note: Collins became the first player in SABIS history to score 500 points in a season. She caps her career at just under 2,000 points.splits the Lee defense for SABIS in the girls Division III Western Mass. championship. - (Republican staff photo by Don Treeger)

Source: The Republican

March 13, 2013

SABIS students "Aiming for Advanced" on the 2013 Massachusetts state exams

March 13, 2013 at SABIS International Charter School (Springfield, MA): A special breakfast was held this morning in recognition of students in grades 3-8 who made Advanced and Proficient on their state MCAS exams for 2012. Each student was given a certificate and all students were given a T-shirt “Aiming for Advanced” recognizing their capabilities for the upcoming testing which begins next week.

"The breakfast is a great success each year in recognition of our students and wishing them the best of luck in their MCAS testing," said Denise Tobin, administrator at SABIS International.

Phoenix's Vice Mayor Michael Johnson visits SABIS International School

Vice Mayor Michael Johnson addressing students at SABIS International School in Phoenix where he gave them a pep talk as they prepared for the state's AIMS exams.