Weekly Message — February 15-19, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of February 15, 2016.

We held a College Night information session and all high school students participated in a College Fair last week. Ms. Huth and Ms. Brown presented very helpful information, we had representatives from over 20 colleges and universities, and students had the opportunity to talk in small groups with current college students. We will post the information that was covered to our website. Don’t hesitate to see Ms. Huth if you missed any of these activities.

If you are eager to see another part of the world, join Ms. Wash in the Cybrary on Feb. 18 at 6PM. The March 2017 SCS EFTour trip is planned for Greece.  This tour covers much of Greece with an option to add 3 days in the Greek isles. It may seem early to plan, butsigning up now will make budgeting easier and anticipation more exciting.  Contact Ms. Wash with any questions.

Mark your calendars for February 24th which is our next PLC Early Release Day. School will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m.

Galapagos travelers – Don’t forget to make plans for our mandatory meeting on Feb. 25 at 5:30 in the Cybrary.  This is a required meeting for all travelers and a parent or guardian.  The make-up meeting for our snowed out meeting is scheduled for Monday March 7 at 4:30 in Ms. Wash’s room. This meeting will focus on Galapagos education and weShare information for students earning credit.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Ms. Wash.

DPS is offering two Parent Expos for the families of children in fifth and eighth grades. Starting middle or high school is a big step for families and children. We hope our Parent Expos will be a big help. Both will be held Feb. 27, at Hillside High School, 3727 Fayetteville St. The Fifth Grade Parent Expo begins at 8:30 a.m., while the Eighth Grade Parent Expo starts at 12:30 p.m. In addition to your choice of up to three special interest sessions, you will also be able to visit with DPS staff members from Advanced Academics, English as a Second Language, Exceptional Children, Transportation, and more. Spanish interpreters will be available.

ACT is March 1st. All 11th grade students must be present to take the assessment. This year students will be able to have their scores sent to up to four NC Colleges and Universities FREE of charge. Students should see Ms. Huth to sign up for prep sessions.

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

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