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Boys Basketball

Anyone interested in participating in Upper School Boys Basketball for the 2016-2017 season should email either Coach Travis Priddy (Basketball) or Coach Julie Jones (Athletics).  tpriddy@savcps.com or jjones@savcps.com

Girls Engineer It Day

The Society of Women Engineers held its annual Girls Engineer It Day September 17.  Three upper school students Michelle Quan, Alexa Staudt and Emily Vu  spent an afternoon completing STEM activities and exploring careers in engineering.

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Football THURSDAY:

Reminder that SCPS will host McIntosh County Academy this coming Thursday, 29 September @ Pooler Stadium at 7:00 PM.  This game will be televised.

Junior Class College Tour

          The Junior Class College Tour will be held November 16th and 17th.  The tour is optional.  Excursions Unlimited will be utilized for the tour.  The total expense for the tour is $220 per student.  The Excursions travel fee is $195 for overnight accommodations, 1 dinner, 1 breakfast and 1 Atlanta Hawks Game Ticket.  An additional $25 is needed to cover the cost of lunch for both days.  The group will be eating lunch at Georgia College & State University on the 16th and the University of Georgia on the 17th.  A minimum of 50 students are required for the tour.

           Juniors received a copy of the permission form and itinerary in hard copy form and an email with the information was sent as well.  Please complete the permission form and return to Ms. Hardy with the $70 Down Payment by Monday, 3 October.  The balance of $150 ($220 Total) will be due on Wednesday, 1 November.

 

Sports Notes

Savannah Christian Volleyball JV and Varsity defeated Savannah Country Day and Calvary this week!

Savannah Christian Softball lost a close one in extra innings to Johnson County and to Bryan County 2-4.

Internship Opportunity ~

The Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce has an opportunity for students to participate in an internship program.  Please see the following information on MLET and the specifics on the Internship.

The Maritime Logistics Education Taskforce (MLET) was formed in partnership with the Propeller Club-Port of Savannah, Savannah Traffic Club, Savannah Maritime Association, IFFCBA, Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Navy League Savannah Council. The team is made up of passionate professionals who want to inspire the youth of today and inform them of the wealth of career opportunities surrounding waterfront trade. These professionals donate their time and resources to develop and implement programs to help students understand “What is Logistics?”

It is the mission of MLET to reach, educate and grow the current and future workforce of the logistics and maritime industry in the Savannah and surrounding coastal areas.

Follow the container The foundation for MLET is the Follow the Container (FTC) program. Student and educational groups receive a 360-degree overview of the supply chain through tours of Garden City Terminal and Port City Logistics. Integrated into the program is a presentation that outlines the importance of freight forwarding, freight brokering, trucking, warehouse services and distribution services in supplying products to consumers.

Student Internship Program:   Students spend 200 hours over the course of 10 weeks learning hands-on how the international shipping process works. MLET coordinates with area school systems and employers to give students real-life experiences. Companies open their doors to students to gain hands-on exposure of the various processes needed to move cargo.

What is Logistics? The professional members of MLET use industry knowledge and experience to create material to help students and educators understand “What is Logistics?” and the vast career possibilities in the logistics industry. Materials include PowerPoint presentations, handouts, glossary of shipping terms and logistics process manuals.

 How can employers help?

Companies interested in donating resources, participating in programs such as soft skills workshops and mock-interviews, or hiring student logistics interns may contact one of the following committee members or write to The Maritime Logistic Education Taskforce, P.O. Box 8181, Savannah, GA 31412

David Mihuta                       davidm@freightlinerofsavannah.com

McLeod Rominger              mrominger@colonialgroupinc.com

Danica Grone                      dgcd@bellsouth.net

Pat Yovich                             patriciayovich@gmail.com

Gordon Hammer                ghammer@gaports.com