Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 30, 2016.

End-of-Grade and End-of-Course Testing for all students begins tomorrow. Please make sure that students go to bed early to get plenty of rest and get a nourishing breakfast. Breakfast is available here at school for all students. Encourage them to do their best and remind them that they have been well-prepared all year. Students will report to the gym or the cafeteria when they arrive to school this week to allow their teachers time to prepare the test locations. Students will not be allowed to enter testing late, so make sure that they arrive to school on time. The testing schedule is posted on the school website, my blog, was sent home with progress reports, or can be picked up in the main office.

The Nasher Museum is hosting IMPACT Friday, June 3rd from 7 – 10 p.m. IMPACT! is a FREE party for teens who want to spend time with friends at the museum, create collaborative art with local artists, eat free food, and hear live music (teen DJ and teen bands), spoken word, and step! All performers are from local high schools. A bus will pick up at the Southern School of Energy and Sustainability at 7:30 pm and the Holton Career and Resource Center at 7:45 pm. Or bring friends and carpool to the museum. RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/NasherIMPACT

COPE Awards Celebration will be held on June 7th at 11:00 – 1:00. Please contact Ms. Lindon with questions.

The PBIS Committee is hosting a school-wide event for all students. Students will participate in fun and engaging activities from 2:00 PM – 4:00PM on June 8, 2016. This is our way of rewarding students for displaying positive behavior throughout the school. We are requesting parent volunteers to assist teachers with monitoring their events. Please contact Ms. Barnes with questions. Sign up here:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VynoL_B_EMYB4EaWYN4Bmwl6UyWmAD46JF5vrTqdI98/viewform

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

 

Weekly Message–May 23-27, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 23, 2016.

Students received letters today with information about End-of-Grade and End-of-Course testing. Please make sure that you ask your child for this letter. We will begin testing on May 31st.

There will be no school on Monday, May 30th to celebrate Memorial Day. The office will be closed.

We still need testing proctors May 31, June 1 and June 3. We are asking proctors to arrive for training by 8:45 and be prepared to stay for up to 3.5 hours of testing, but if you are available for any time during this window, we can use your assistance. Please contact Ms. Bugg in the main office or sign up on the school webpage or my blog to volunteer.

Yearbooks have been distributed to those students who pre-ordered. If you didn’t purchase one yet, we have a limited number available. Students may purchase them at lunch.

The PBIS Committee is hosting a school-wide event for all students. Students will participate in fun and engaging activities from 2:00 PM – 4:00PM on June 8, 2016. This is our way of rewarding students for displaying positive behavior throughout the school. We are requesting parent volunteers to assist teachers with monitoring their events. Please contact Ms. Barnes with questions.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VynoL_B_EMYB4EaWYN4Bmwl6UyWmAD46JF5vrTqdI98/viewform

COPE Awards Celebration will be held on June 7th at 11:00 – 1:00. Please contact Ms. Lindon with questions.

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

 

Weekly Message–May 16-20, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 16, 2016.

The Annual Awards Breakfast will be held Thursday, May 19th. Middle School students will be honored at 9:30 a.m. and High School students will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Students have received their invitations. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Fleming.

There will be no school on Monday, May 30th to celebrate Memorial Day. The office will be closed.

We still need over 20 testing proctors per day May 31 through June 3. We are asking proctors to arrive for training by 8:45 and be prepared to stay for up to 3.5 hours of testing, but if you are available for any time during this window, we can use your assistance. Please contact Ms. Bugg in the main office or sign up on the school webpage or my blog to volunteer.

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is pleased to announce that School for Creative Studies has achieved the 2016 Bronze National Healthy Schools Award. Ms. Sims will receive our award in the fall.

Yearbooks are in and will be distributed in the next few weeks. If you didn’t purchase one yet, we have a limited number available. Students, please listen to the morning and afternoon announcements for information about how to purchase one.

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

 

Weekly Message–May 9-13, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 9, 2016.

Thanks to all parents who made our Teacher Appreciation Week last week so special. We appreciate your time, words of encouragement, and gifts.

Progress reports went home with students on Friday. Please make sure that you have reviewed all documents inside the envelope and returned the signed envelope to school.

Our last box tops collection for the school year will end this Friday. Please bring in your boxtops and drop them off in the main office.

The Annual Awards Breakfast will be held Thursday, May 19th. Middle School students will be honored at 9:30 a.m. and High School students will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Students have received their invitations. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Fleming.

Due to the upcoming end of year testing, we have to collect student laptops to prepare them starting on Monday, May 16th. Students need to make sure they have saved any work necessary from their school computers and turn in any work that needs to be turned in electronically before the 16th. Any assignments that need to be completed or turned in via the computer after that date will need to be done on a computer outside of school. The daily schedule for testing is posted on my blog and was sent home with progress reports.

We will need approximately 30 testing proctors per day May 31 through June 3. Proctors must arrive for training by 8:45 and be prepared to stay for up to 3.5 hours of testing. Please contact Bonita.Bugg@dpsnc.net by email, call the school, or sign up on the school webpage or my blog to volunteer.

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

 

Weekly Message–May 2-6, 2016

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 2, 2016.

We would like to wish all of our teachers a very heartfelt thank you during this Teacher Appreciation Week in honor of their dedication and tireless work on behalf of our students each and every day. Thanks to our wonderful PTSA for breakfast this Wednesday, May 4th and for all parents who have signed up to provide duty free lunch to our teachers on Thursday.

Progress reports go home with students on Friday, May 6th.

The Annual Awards Breakfast will be held May 19th. Middle School students will be honored at 9:30 a.m. and High School students will be honored at 10:30 a.m. Students have received their invitations. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Fleming.

Due to the upcoming end of year testing, we have to collect student laptops to prepare them starting on Monday, May 16th. Students need to make sure they have saved any work necessary from their school computers and turn in any work that needs to be turned in electronically before the 16th. Any assignments that need to be completed or turned in via the computer after that date will need to be done on a computer outside of school. The daily schedule for testing is posted on my blog. Please take a look if you would like to know what day specific assessments will be given. A hard copy of the testing schedule will also be sent home with progress reports.

We will need approximately 30 testing proctors per day May 31 through June 3. Proctors must arrive for training by 8:45 and be prepared to stay for up to 3.5 hours of testing. Please contact Bonita.Bugg@dpsnc.net by email, call the school, or sign up on the school webpage or my blog to volunteer.

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