Weekly Message–January 21-25, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of January 21.

 

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Mark your calendars for Monday, January 21. School will be closed in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

 

Student PTSA Meeting

There will be a short Student PTSA meeting on Tuesday, January 22 during your lunches.

 

Prospective Parent Open House

We will hold an information session for prospective families Thursday, January 24 at 6:00 p.m. This is for parents who would like more information about our school before submitting their lottery applications. Please pass the word along to those in your networks.

 

AIG EXPO

The DPS Advanced Academics Summer Enrichment Expo will be held Thursday, January 24, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Staff Development Center on Hillandale Rd.  Over thirty different organizations will be represented offering a wide range of enrichment opportunities for students in elementary through high school. Peruse booths, talk with camp representatives, ask questions, & visit with fellow DPS families. Flyers went home in report card envelopes. If you have questions, please contact Ms. Tuck Thomas.

 

SCS Spelling Bee

It’s time for our school spelling bee! Winners of each language arts period classroom bee will compete Friday, January 25 at 9:30 a.m. in the cafeteria. Families are welcome to attend.

 

Middle School Dance

Jr. YMA is hosting a middle school dance Friday, January 25, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and concessions will be sold. See Coach Barnes or Mr. Marshall for more information.

 

PTSA Dine-out Night

Our next restaurant night out will be on Sunday, January 27 at Texas Roadhouse in Durham.  A flyer will be posted on the PTSA website, on the school’s social media websites and sent home with the students.  Please present this flyer to your server during your dining experience and 10% of meal total will be donated to the SCS PTSA.

 

Attention 7th grade parents!

We have some exciting news about the Jack Cooke Young Scholarship Program. The Cooke Young Scholars Program is a selective five-year, pre-college scholarship for high performing 7th grade students with financial need. Educational advisers help Cooke Young Scholars maximize the high school experience and prepare to thrive at the nation’s top-performing colleges. Please visit the AIG website for more details.

 

Magnet Lottery

Parents, a reminder that if you have a sibling who you wish to attend our school, the sibling must be entered into the DPS magnet lottery and linked to the current student in the online lottery application. Siblings are only eligible for priority seating if SCS is first choice in the lottery selection and if the sibling resides at the same address as the current student. A seat must be available in the grade applied for to receive priority seating. The DPS magnet lottery can be accessed online at  https://www.dpsnc.net/ and the deadline is January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm. Please contact our Magnet Coordinator, Dr. Rita Rathbone with questions related to sibling priority seating.

 

SCS T-shirt Orders

The new SCS T-shirt designs are ready to be ordered!!!!  Please check the PTSA website and flyers that will come home for ordering and pricing information. Additional order forms may be picked up in the main office.

 

Have a good evening from all of us at SCS where we practice the 4C’s—Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community.

 

 

Daily Announcements–Thursday, January 17, 2019

New Announcements for Students

No Soccer Club Today!

Recurring Announcements for Students

Middle School Student Council will meeting Thursday until 5:00 p.m. in Room 206. Rides must be ready to pick up at 5 sharp! Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend. Please see Eli Pope or Mr. Lewis with any questions.

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Karaoke Friday is back this week. The theme this week will be Top 40! Remember it’s $1 to request a song and $2 to sing.

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Female Juniors and Seniors Meredith College will hold its annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday, February 2. Visit Ms. Settle’s website for registration information on this FREE leadership event.

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Seniors: Durham Public Schools Scholarship Foundation currently has 4 scholarship opportunities open to all students. Please see the High School Resource Wall or Ms. Settle for more information. Completed applications are due by March 1.

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Durham Youth Work Summer Internship applications are now available at www.durhamnc.gov. Your application must be complete by March 3. See the High School Resource Wall for more information.

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10th – 12th grade students, if you would like to explore careers, build your resume, and learn about the exciting world of work, then you may want to apply for the Durham Public Schools Scholars-At-Work Program. It is a four-day workplace immersion experience within a Triangle-area company. The program will be March 25-28 which is during intersession. After you graduate from high school and apply for a job, you are more likely to get hired if you have prior work experience. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Application packets will be here in the office and the deadline to return the application is February 1.

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The Cooking/Gardening Club will start Thursday, January 17, 2019. If you are interested in eating good food and using your hands, come join Ms. Laws and Ms. Sims. Bon Appetit.

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Drama Club meets Tuesdays afterschool until 5:15 p.m. in COPE 105 with Ms. Chase. Sorry for the changes. We are trying to include as many members as possible.

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Juniors and Seniors please see Ms. Settle to get information about the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Scholarship opportunities.

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Attention all middle schoolers: Jr. YMA is hosting The Battle: Grade vs. Grade Dance on January 25, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and concessions will be sold. See Coach Barnes or Mr. Marshall for more information.

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Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

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Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

 

Daily Announcements–Wednesday, January 16, 2019

New Announcements for Students

There will be a YMA/Jr. YMA meeting TODAY until 5:30 p.m.  Dress sharply!!!

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Middle School Student Council will meeting Thursday until 5:00 p.m. in Room 206. Rides must be ready to pick up at 5 sharp! Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend. Please see Eli Pope or Mr. Lewis with any questions.

********

Karaoke Friday is back this week. The theme this week will be Top 40! Remember it’s $1 to request a song and $2 to sing.

********

Female Juniors and Seniors Meredith College will hold its annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday, February 2. Visit Ms. Settle’s website for registration information on this FREE leadership event.

********

Seniors: Durham Public Schools Scholarship Foundation currently has 4 scholarship opportunities open to all students. Please see the High School Resource Wall or Ms. Settle for more information. Completed applications are due by March 1.

********

Durham Youth Work Summer Internship applications are now available at http://www.durhamnc.gov. Your application must be complete by March 3. See the High School Resource Wall for more information.

Recurring Announcements for Students

10th – 12th grade students, if you would like to explore careers, build your resume, and learn about the exciting world of work, then you may want to apply for the Durham Public Schools Scholars-At-Work Program. It is a four-day workplace immersion experience within a Triangle-area company. The program will be March 25-28 which is during intersession. After you graduate from high school and apply for a job, you are more likely to get hired if you have prior work experience. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Application packets will be here in the office and the deadline to return the application is February 1.

********

The Cooking/Gardening Club will start Thursday, January 17, 2019. If you are interested in eating good food and using your hands, come join Ms. Laws and Ms. Sims. Bon Appetit.

********

Drama Club meets Tuesdays afterschool until 5:15 p.m. in COPE 105 with Ms. Chase. Sorry for the changes. We are trying to include as many members as possible.

********

Juniors and Seniors please see Ms. Settle to get information about the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Scholarship opportunities.

********

Attention all middle schoolers: Jr. YMA is hosting The Battle: Grade vs. Grade Dance on January 25, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and concessions will be sold. See Coach Barnes or Mr. Marshall for more information.

********

Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

********

Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

********

Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

Daily Announcements–Monday, January 14, 2019

New Announcements for Students

10th – 12th grade students, if you would like to explore careers, build your resume, and learn about the exciting world of work, then you may want to apply for the Durham Public Schools Scholars-At-Work Program. It is a four-day workplace immersion experience within a Triangle-area company. The program will be March 25-28 which is during intersession. After you graduate from high school and apply for a job, you are more likely to get hired if you have prior work experience. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Application packets will be here in the office and the deadline to return the application is February 1.

********

The Cooking/Gardening Club will start Thursday, January 17, 2019. If you are interested in eating good food and using your hands, come join Ms. Laws and Ms. Sims. Bon Appetit.

********

Drama Club meets Tuesdays afterschool until 5:15 p.m. in COPE 105 with Ms. Chase. Sorry for the changes. We are trying to include as many members as possible.

********

Please congratulate Justin Bell, Brooke Rogers, Karina Becerra, London Avent, and Abdur-Rhaman Glover for outstanding performance in their academic fields and displaying our SCS values. Go see their awards in the display by the cafeteria!

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Congratulations to Grayson Adams on his admission to William Peace University and to NC Wesleyan College where he earned a $50,000 scholarship.

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Juniors and Seniors please see Ms. Settle to get information about the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Scholarship opportunities.

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No Fencing Club TODAY! See you on January 22nd!

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Attention MathCounts members: we will meet tomorrow, January 15 in Ms. Long’s room from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

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Attention all middle schoolers: Jr. YMA is hosting The Battle: Grade vs. Grade Dance on January 25, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and concessions will be sold. See Coach Barnes or Mr. Marshall for more information.

Recurring Announcements for Students

Vocabulary Bowl Club will be meeting Monday, January 14 in Room 228 until 5:15 p.m. You must RSVP if you are planning to attend refreshments will be served. Please make sure your ride is here on time for pickup.

*********

Way to go SCS!!!  We’re at the top of the leaderboard board for Vocabulary.com in the entire district!!  Currently, our students have answered 292,277 questions and mastered 14,417 words.  Woohoo!!!

********

Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

********

Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

********

Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

********

Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

********

Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

********

Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

Weekly Message–January 14-18, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of January 14.

Report Cards

Report Cards went home with students Friday. Please make sure that you have reviewed the important documents in the report card envelope and send the signed envelope back to the homeroom teacher.

Benchmark Assessments

Mid-year Benchmark assessments will be given starting this week. Please help our students by making sure they get plenty of rest and a good breakfast. Remember that all students have access to free breakfast in our cafeteria between 8:30 – 9:00 each morning. You will receive the results of your child’s benchmarks.

Ms. Sims’ PE Classes

Ms. Sims’ students will have PE this week and will complete their first mile of the new year on Thursday and Friday. Please come dressed appropriately with proper shoes, clothing for the weather, water bottles, and medication if you need it.

PTSA Meeting

Join us for our monthly PTSA Meeting Thursday, January 17 at 5:30 p.m.  Come hear how our PTSA is impacting our school and how you can get involved. There’s room for everyone’s contribution, no matter how much or how little time you have! This is also a great time to meet other parents. Refreshments will be served.

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Mark your calendars for Monday, January 21. School will be closed in recognition of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

Prospective Parent Open House

We will hold an information session for prospective families Thursday, January 24 at 6:00 p.m. This is for parents who would like more information about our school before submitting their lottery applications. Please pass the word along to those in your networks.

Magnet Lottery

Parents, a reminder that if you have a sibling who you wish to attend our school, the sibling must be entered into the DPS magnet lottery and linked to the current student in the online lottery application. Siblings are only eligible for priority seating if SCS is first choice in the lottery selection and if the sibling resides at the same address as the current student. A seat must be available in the grade applied for to receive priority seating. The DPS magnet lottery can be accessed online at  https://www.dpsnc.net/ and the deadline is January 31, 2019 at 5:00pm. Please contact our Magnet Coordinator, Dr. Rita Rathbone with questions related to sibling priority seating.

SCS T-shirt Orders

The new SCS T-shirt designs are ready to be ordered!!!!  Please check the PTSA website and flyers that will come home for ordering and pricing information. Additional order forms may be picked up in the main office.

Social Media Communication

Have you checked out my blog lately? I post our Daily Announcements there so you can hear what the students hear and may not pass along to you. Clubs are starting back up and we have added some new ones! There are many scholarship opportunities available! I also post opportunities that are too lengthy to read on the Sunday Message or the Daily Announcements. Remember to check us out on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. You just might catch a glimpse of your child during the school day!

Have a good evening from all of us at SCS where we practice the 4C’s—Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community.

 

Daily Announcements–Friday, January 11, 2019

New Announcements for Students

10th – 12th grade students, if you would like to explore careers, build your resume, and learn about the exciting world of work, then you may want to apply for the Durham Public Schools Scholars-At-Work Program. It is a four-day workplace immersion experience within a Triangle-area company. The program will be March 25-28 which is during intersession. After you graduate from high school and apply for a job, you are more likely to get hired if you have prior work experience. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Application packets will be here in the office and the deadline to return the application is February 1.

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Those who are staying afterschool to help set up for the Winter Formal, please meet in the gym after dismissal. We should be finished setting up between 5:45 and  6:00 p.m.

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The Cooking/Gardening Club will start Thursday, January 17, 2019. If you are interested in eating good food and using your hands, come join Ms. Laws and Ms. Sims. Bon Appetit.

********

Drama Club meets Tuesdays afterschool until 5:15 p.m. in COPE 105 with Ms. Chase. Sorry for the changes. We are trying to include as many members as possible.

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

Vocabulary Bowl Club will be meeting Monday, January 14 in Room 228 until 5:15 p.m. You must RSVP if you are planning to attend refreshments will be served. Please make sure your ride is here on time for pickup.

*********

Way to go SCS!!!  We’re at the top of the leaderboard board for Vocabulary.com in the entire district!!  Currently, our students have answered 292,277 questions and mastered 14,417 words.  Woohoo!!!

********

Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

********

The deadline to return elective schedule change request forms is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. If you have submitted a form, continue to following your original schedule until you are called to the office to pick up your new schedule. Requests are considered based on class size availability and principal approval. Not all requests will be approved and students will be notified of this as well. Please do NOT come to the office asking about the status of your request!

********

Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

********

Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

********

Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

********

Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

********

Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

SCS Instagram is having another contest! Check out our post from last Friday to see how you can win one of our new T-shirt! A winner will be chosen on Friday.

********

Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

********

All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

 

 

Daily Announcements–Thursday, January 10, 2019

New Announcements for Students

Vocabulary Bowl Club will be meeting Monday, January 14 in Room 228 until 5:15 p.m. You must RSVP if you are planning to attend refreshments will be served. Please make sure your ride is here on time for pickup.

*********

Way to go SCS!!!  We’re at the top of the leaderboard board for Vocabulary.com in the entire district!!  Currently, our students have answered 292,277 questions and mastered 14,417 words.  Woohoo!!!

Recurring Announcements for Students

Drama Club will meet TODAY after school until 5:15 p.m. in Ms. Chase’s COPE classroom, Room 105. We will not meet at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is an important meeting to talk about the Drama Club moving forward from this point, including our schedule and future activities.

********

Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

********

The deadline to return elective schedule change request forms is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. If you have submitted a form, continue to following your original schedule until you are called to the office to pick up your new schedule. Requests are considered based on class size availability and principal approval. Not all requests will be approved and students will be notified of this as well. Please do NOT come to the office asking about the status of your request!

********

Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

********

Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

********

Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

********

Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

********

Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

SCS Instagram is having another contest! Check out our post from last Friday to see how you can win one of our new T-shirt! A winner will be chosen on Friday.

********

Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

********

All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

Daily Announcements–Wednesday, January 9, 2019

New Announcements for Students

Drama Club will meet Thursday after school until 5:15 p.m. in Ms. Chase’s COPE classroom, Room 105. We will not meet at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is an important meeting to talk about the Drama Club moving forward from this point, including our schedule and future activities.

********

Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

********

The deadline to return elective schedule change request forms is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. If you have submitted a form, continue to following your original schedule until you are called to the office to pick up your new schedule. Requests are considered based on class size availability and principal approval. Not all requests will be approved and students will be notified of this as well. Please do NOT come to the office asking about the status of your request!

********

Congratulations to Ms. Sims’ fastest 1-milers. The best mile for fall middle school girls is Hannah Milby with a time of 8:56. The best mile for fall middle school boys is Donovan Coello-Erazo with a time of 8:42. Will both students please go to the office by the end of the day to get your prize? Again, congratulations!

 

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

Ethics Bowl members—Please prioritize TODAY’s meeting. Everyone cheer for the Ethics Bowl Team on January 26th. They hope to come back winners from their competition!

********

Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

********

Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

********

Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

********

Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

********

Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

********

Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

********

NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

********

SCS Instagram is having another contest! Check out our post from last Friday to see how you can win one of our new T-shirt! A winner will be chosen on Friday.

********

Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

********

There will be a mandatory YMA/Jr. YMA meeting on Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Be dressed and be on time.

********

All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

********

Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

********

Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

Daily Announcements–Tuesday, January 8, 2019

New Announcements for Students

There will be no dance today. We will begin January 15 in Room 217. Thank you, Ms. Barfield.

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Ethics Bowl members—Please prioritize tomorrow’s meeting. Everyone cheer for the Ethics Bowl Team on January 26th. They hope to come back winners from their competition!

********

Student PTSA meetings will take place TODAY during your lunch periods.

********

Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

********

Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

********

Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

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Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

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Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

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Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

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NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

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SCS Instagram is having another contest! Check out our post from last Friday to see how you can win one of our new T-shirt! A winner will be chosen on Friday.

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

There will be a Winter Formal Committee meeting TODAY during high school lunch. Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

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There will be a mandatory YMA/Jr. YMA meeting on Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Be dressed and be on time.

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All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

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Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

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Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

Daily Announcements–Monday, January 7, 2018

 

New Announcements for Students

Congratulations to Henry Brown on his admission to NC A&T State University.

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There will be a Winter Formal Committee meeting on Tuesday during high school lunch. Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

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There will be a mandatory YMA/Jr. YMA meeting on Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Be dressed and be on time.

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All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

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Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

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Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!