Weekly Message September 21-25, 2015

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of September 21, 2015.

Reminder that this is Spirit Week! It was great to see all of the wacky tacky outfits today!

Tuesday—Twin Day

Wednesday—College Day

Thursday—Favorite Character (anime, literary, comic book, movies, cartoons, musical)

Friday—SCS Spirit Day

Remember that All Dress Code rules apply each day.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 23rd. This is a PLC Early Release Day and we will dismiss students at 2:00 p.m.

This is a reminder to 6th grade parents that English Language Arts is concluding the unit on “The Giver” in Ms. Gray’s class, therefore; students need to return their movie permission slips to Ms Gray  no later than Tuesday—that’s tomorrow– in order to watch “The Giver” movie.

The week of September 21st, information for DUKE TIP will go home with students who qualify for the 7th grade talent search. The application is due by October 1st for the December SAT or ACT test sessions. Specific instructions on what parents need to complete will be sent home with applications. Parents may also complete the application online by visiting: http://www.TIP.DUKE.EDU/ENROLL. However, you may need key information that can be found in the application that your child may bring home. You may contact our AIG facilitator, Mrs. Tuck Thomas or visit the AIG website at http://tinyurl.com/SCSAIG for more information.

Science Under the Stars at Duke on Wednesday, September 23rd at Duke French French Family Science Center from 6-8 PM.

Fee waiver forms for AP, ACT, and SAT assessments were sent home August 21st. We need these back for 9th –11th grade students even if you don’t qualify for the waiver.

We will administer the ACT EXPLORE (8th grade) and PLAN (10th grade) assessments on October 21-22, 2015. More information will be sent home with students the week we return from intercession. You will also be able to find information on the AIG website.

AIG parents, please take a moment to sign up for email blasts. Visit the AIG website at http://tinyurl.com/SCSAIG You will receive important updates about school and community activities.

The 1st nine weeks ends on Friday, September 25th. Intersession runs September 28-October 16. Intersession is also a break for the teachers and they will be unavailable during this time. Students return to school on October 19th. Report cards will go home with students on October 23rd.

Remember that at SCS our mission is Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community. Have a great evening.

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