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Scott Habeeb, Principal, Salem High School

Principal Communication Blog

Navigating Current Challenges

Dear Spartan Family, Salem High School is entrusted with one of the most important duties in our society—preparing young people as they move into adulthood. Some times are easier than others. Recent events in our nation are no doubt troubling for many of our students,...

Seniors: 24 Hrs to Sign Up for After Prom Prizes!

Dear Spartan Seniors, The Class of 2020 may have missed out on Prom and After Prom, but there's no reason you can't still get great After Prom Prizes!!! The SHS PTSA and the Salem community have gathered tons of great prizes, and if you're a member of the SHS Class of...

Final Graduation Information Email

Dear Class of 2020 Students and Families, This contains important information, as well as some updates, about this year’s two ceremonies.. Corporate Graduation Ceremony - June 12, 2:00 pm Accessing the Ceremony The ceremony will be accessed via our school’s YouTube...

Reminder about June 8 and June 9

Dear Spartan Families and Students, There is so much going on at the end of the year.  Our hope is to communicate effectively so you will know exactly what needs to be done to wrap things up smoothly.  Please read through these details carefully and let us know if you...

SHS Celebratory Events

Spartan Families, The end of the school year is traditionally a time when many celebratory events take place.  While the pandemic we are living through prevents us from meeting in person, that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate the accomplishments of our students....

Details for Both SHS Graduation Ceremonies

Dear Class of 2020 Students and Families, This contains important information about this year’s two ceremonies.. Corporate Graduation Ceremony - June 12, 2:00 pm Accessing the Ceremony The ceremony will be accessed via YouTube Live on our school’s YouTube channel. We...

5/22/20 Update for Seniors

Dear Class of 2020 Students and Families, This email contains a lot of new information along with reminders about items sent home previously. Pictures Needed To help with a portion of our corporate graduation ceremony, we need each graduate to email me...

Pass/Fail Option for Final Grades

Dear Spartan Families and Students, During this era of remote instruction, we have worked to ensure sure we don’t unfairly or unnecessarily lower student grades.  Most students have done quite well academically despite the adverse conditions.  With perhaps a few...

Grad Regalia, Lockers, & Return School Property

Dear Spartan Families and Students, Thank you for your patience as we have navigated this unprecedented time period.  I realize we have not always been able to answer all questions as quickly as would be desired, but we have found it prudent to wait until we have...

5/15/20 Update for Spartan Seniors

Pictures Needed To help with a portion of our corporate graduation ceremony, we need each graduate (we don't want to leave anyone out) to email me (shabeeb@salem.k12.va.us) the following: 1 favorite casual picture (as opposed to your official yearbook photo) from...

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
Email: shabeeb@salem.k12.va.us

Scott’s Biography
Family
  • 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