Weekly Message–April 11-15, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of April 11, 2016.

Experience an evening of Art, Architecture, Digital Media, Music, and Film as the School for Creative Studies celebrates student creativity and accomplishment during SCSFest 2016. Join us this Thursday from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Reality Center 916 Lamond Ave., Durham, NC 27701. For more directions and more information, visit our event website at tackk.com/scsfest2016.

 The next SCS PTSA General Meeting and Executive Board Member elections will be held during SCS Fest on Thursday, April 14th.  The event is from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 pm; we hope to see you there!

The SCS PTSA is still accepting nominees for the 2016 – 2017 Executive Board positions.  The four executive board positions to be voted upon at the next General meeting are PTSA President, PTSA Vice President, PTSA Treasurer and PTSA Secretary.

AP Exams are May 2nd AP Psychology, May 6th AP US History, and May 11th AP Eng Lang Comp. Durham Public Schools and the Advanced Academics Department will again offer all DPS students the opportunity for formal review before their May A.P. exams. Students can select up to two different courses based on their individual needs. There is NO cost to participate. April 23, 2016 at the City of Medicine Academy. Session 1: 8:30 – 11:00. Session 2: 11:30 – 2:00. Lunch will be provided for all students between sessions. Register at www.dpsnc.net through April 15th

End-of-Grade and End-of-Course State Assessments for all grade levels will be given May 27- June 6 with make-ups following as needed.

Report cards went home with students on Friday. Please make sure that you signed the envelope and returned it to your child’s homeroom teacher.

We are in the midst of our last SCS spirit wear sale for this school year!  A wide range of selections are available.  Order forms were sent home with report cards on Friday. Sale ends Wednesday, April 20th.

Pomodoro Italian restaurant is hosting SCS Family Day on Tuesday, April 26th.  SCS PTSA will receive a portion of the daily proceeds.  Please consider having lunch with friends or dinner with family in support of SCS PTSA.

It’s spring and that means it’s time for the annual DPS Artwork Showcase at Northgate Mall. SCS parents and students can see our artwork displayed at Northgate mall from Wednesday, April 13th until Wednesday, April 27th. Later this week we will post the names of students with artwork in the show, as well as the show location within the mall.

The last date to preorder your 2016 yearbook is Friday, April 22 at the current price of $37.25 (tax included). Yearbooks will arrive for distribution mid-May. Copies are limited, so be sure to visit http://www.yearbookforever.com or see Ms. Krepelka in room 122 soon to reserve yours.

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


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