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Scott Habeeb, Principal, Salem High School

Principal Communication Blog

VISION/HEARING Screenings for ONLINE Students.

VISION AND HEARING SCREENINGS FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE FULL TIME ON-LINE 10TH GRADE OR A NEW STUDENT TO SHS WHO IS ALSO FULL TIME ON-LINE IN THE 9TH, 10TH, 11TH, 12TH GRADE The screenings will take place on Wednesday, October 21st from 8:00am-1:00pm in the SHS gymnasium. ...

SHS Changes its Wednesday Work Schedule

Spartan Families, Throughout the school year, we will regularly evaluate our processes and procedures to make sure we are operating as effectively as possible.  When we find an opportunity to improve, we will notify you of any relevant changes. We have decided to...

Just a reminder about classes…

Dear Salem Families, Just a reminder ... This Friday, September 25th is the last day to drop any first semester or year long class with no record on the transcript.  (It is too late at this time to add a new first semester or year long class to replace the class...

School Starts on August 31!

Dear Spartan Family, It’s hard to believe, but August 31, our first day of school, is only a weekend away!  We realize the changes impacting society may cause some anxiety and definitely lead to questions about school.  SHS’s goal is to communicate as proactively as...

Orientation and Preparation for August 31

Spartan Family, This evening we completed the last of our 10 virtual orientation sessions.  Thank you very much to everyone who attended.  Your questions and input were beneficial as we continue to prepare for school starting on Monday, August 31. If you were unable...

Reminder About Virtual Orientation Opportunities

Spartan Families, This is a reminder that we will hold our 6 remaining virtual orientation sessions this week.  Please see the dates, times, and details below, and notice that 2 of them will are scheduled for today. Thanks, Scott Habeeb Virtual Returning Student...

Upcoming School Year at SHS

Dear Spartan Family, August 31, our first day of school, is approaching quickly, which means a new school year is almost upon us!  We realize the changes impacting our society may cause some anxiety and definitely lead to questions about school.  With that in mind,...

SHS is Open Again!

Spartans Family, After 3 and a half weeks at ALMS, the SHS Main Office and School Counseling Staff are back at SHS! The vast majority of the building is still inaccessible due to construction; however, the Main Office and School Counseling Office are open during our...

New Hours, Same Location

Spartan Families, Beginning today, Monday July 6, 2020, Salem High School’s Main Office and School Counseling Office will resume normal summer hours of 7:30 am – 3:30 pm. However, due to construction at SHS, we are continuing to work out of ALMS until further notice. ...

Graduation Feedback and Pictures

Class of 2020 Graduates and Families, Congratulations once again on your accomplishment.  We truly had fun celebrating your graduation with you! This email contains 2 important pieces of information for you: We want your feedback on this year's 2 graduation...

Welcome from
SHS Principal Scott Habeeb

It is my honor to serve as the principal of Salem High School, where a wonderful faculty has taken on the mission of lovingly guiding and preparing young people for the amazing stories they are purposed to live.

Your communication, ideas, and feedback are essential for us as we strive to fulfill this mission. Please feel free to contact us if you ever have questions about what’s going at SHS or if you have suggestions and ideas for how we might better meet the needs of the young people of Salem.

If your question or suggestion involves a specific classroom or activity, I would recommend you contact the teacher, administrator, counselor, coach, or sponsor directly. Email is typically the best way to do this. If your question or suggestion involves the school as a whole, deals with large-scale issues and ideas, or if you’re not sure who to contact, please always feel free to contact me directly. All of my contact information is listed below.

Thank you for your support of Salem High School. We need you as we work to Continue and Build Upon Our Tradition of Excellence!

Contact Scott Habeeb

Phone: 540-387-2437

Scott’s Biography
  • Wife: Julie
  • Children: Kaitlin, Kelsey, McKenna, Matthew
  • Grandchildren: Beckett, Jane
Professional Experience
  • Principal, SHS, 2013-present
  • Assistant Principal, Curriculum & Instruction, SHS, 2004-2013
  • Teacher, Ninth Grade Modern World History, SHS, 1997-2004
  • Girls Tennis Coach, SHS, 1997-2002
  • Football Coach, ALMS, 1998-2003
Educational Background
  • University of Virginia, Ed Leadership Endorsement, 2002
  • Virginia Tech, MAEd in Curriculum & Instruction, 1997
  • Virginia Tech, BA in History, 1997
  • Christiansburg High, 1992
Community Involvement
  • Restoration Church
  • Salem Young Life Committee
  • Stonegate Swim Club
  • Member, VASCD/ASCD
  • Member, VASSP/NASSP