Due to winter weather, Salem Academy will open at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. See our Winter Storm Update page for details.

Week of January 19, 2018

From Interim Head of School, Miss T



Dear All,

Parents, please save the date on March 23!

On the afternoon of Friday, March 23, Salem Academy will welcome Dr. Christy Buchanan to share research-based practices for parents navigating adolescence as a family in the 21st century.  This will take place after our Annual Spring College Panel. For more information about Dr. Buchanan and her work, please click here. All parents are encouraged to attend this event on campus before departing with your daughters for Spring Break. Students will be asked to join their parents towards the end of this 75 minute workshop.  Dr. Buchanan’s workshop will begin at 2:45, and, we’ll have a brief parent social beginning at 2:15 p.m. in the EB Reception room prior to the event.  Please RSVP your participation here.

Take care,

Mary Lorick Thompson

Interim Head of School

Yearbook Ad Information For Parents (Deadline Feb. 6)

Dear Parents,

It is now time to think about purchasing a personalized ad for your daughter in the Salem Academy yearbook.  The space for ads in the Quill Pen is filled on a first come, first serve basis.  We have limited space this year, so don’t delay!  Your ad may be as small as a quarter page or as large as an entire page.

The prices are as follows:

Full Page Ad: $165

½ Page Ad: $130

¼ Page Ad $110

All ad sales will be online only this year!  This link will be published in each weekly Newsletter and will soon be on the Salem Academy website.  

  • Note that ads can be purchased for any student, not just seniors.​
  • Parents must secure written permission for any material that is copyright protected.​
  • Please click on the link above to access online ad sales page.  Once you get to the ad sales page, the program will walk you through the process, step-by-step! Occasionally certain browsers have issues opening the ad sales page. Please make sure pop-up blockers are off. ​
  • Please note that this will require digital photos.  If you have any hard copy photos, simply use your home scanner or a scan center at your local Kinkos, Walmart, CVS, etc.  If this ad is a surprise, please note that in the “special instructions” section when you are creating your ad.

If you have any questions regarding ads, please contact Jenny Orr at 336-917-5518 or jenny.orr@salem.edu.

Deadline: February 6, 2018

Note: This website link and thus all ad sales will close at midnight on February 6, 2018  or when all the allotted space has been filled.  

Winter Open House!

The admissions office is hosting an open house on Thursday, February 1, from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Please share your love of Salem Academy by encouraging friends and family to attend!  

Families can drop in for campus tours, light refreshments, and to chat with Salem students, faculty, and administrators about school life.  Students will learn about academics, athletics, fine arts, and Jan Term in an informal setting.  

Families can register online or call the admissions office at 336-721-2643 for more details.  

If you know a student who belongs at Salem, please let her know about this event!

Invitation to travel with Salem alums and friends in 2018

Academy Alumnae Spring Trip 2018Dear Parents, Friends, and Alumnae of Salem Academy and College,

Happy New Year!  In this time of the deep freeze, why not make plans for a warm, lovely trip in June to Vienna, Prague, and Leipzig.  Travel with fun people who love Salem, as we explore “Moravians and Music,” visit museums and gardens, attend concerts, shop, dine, and have lots of free time to pursue special interests.  From castles to half-timbered, thatched cottages, from Viennese waltzes to Bach fugues, there will be much to enjoy for everyone.  Make your plans now!


Betsy Overton
Chair, Department of History
Salem Academy

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