Daily Announcements–Thursday, August 31, 2017

New  Announcements: 

Are you a visual learner? Do you notice tiny details easily or even photographic memory? Are you good at matching colors, tones, and textures? Do you like to collaborate with others in a family atmosphere? If so, consider joining Ms. Hinton’s Puzzle Club in room 246 where we will assemble puzzles together every Thursday from 4:15 – 5:00 p.m. We may also try some board games.  Please make sure transportation is provided by 5:00 p.m. The interest meeting is Thursday, August 31! 

Recurring Announcements: 

Teen Court is a real justice program run by teens for teens and is for juveniles ages 10 through 17 who have committed misdemeanor crimes. These teens appear before a jury of their peers. Teen Court needs teen volunteers to perform the roles of the prosecuting and defense attorneys, bailiff, clerk and jury. The judge is the only adult directly involved in the court proceedings. If you are interested in serving on Teen Court, please stop by the office to get an information packet. 

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We all have seen the unprecedented destruction that Hurricane Harvey has done to Houston and surrounding cities. Well, the people of those affected areas need us. Starting tomorrow, we will collect the following items:  toothbrushes, toothpaste, other toiletry items, feminine products, baby diapers, and animal food.  There will be bins in the front lobby to drop off these items.  Coach Barnes will be driving to Houston to directly take these items to the people in need.  The deadline to donate is September 22.  

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The Yearbook Club will meet Thursday, 8/31 from 4:00 – 5:00.  See Ms. Bridges or Ms. Cooke if you have any questions.  We will meet in Ms. Cooke’s room.

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The Interact Club will meet tomorrow Thursday, 8/31 in the Cybrary until 5:00 p.m. If you have not joined us, please visit.  We would love to have new members. Our first project is the annual Book Harvest book drive that will begin on Sept. 1.  Come to the Cybrary on Thursday afternoon to learn more about how you can help support your community. 

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The next YWE meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th. 

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Please help out some of our AP Art Studio students! One student is working on a project of self-portraits and we are looking for a wide variety of objects that are reflective that she can draw her reflection from. The more usual the better. We will take good care of anything that is loaned but please no priceless heirlooms! Another student is doing a project that involves breaking items and reconfiguring the pieces. We are looking for object that can be destroyed, the more unusual the better. Contact Dr. Rathbone if you have objects to share!

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only. The cost of the dance is $5 and the dance will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes or at the door. 

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: if you are interested in joining the Prom 2018 Committee. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. We have to plan for new for the prom and we need your support and efforts. Prom Committee will meet during high school lunch in the Cybrary. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Street or Coach Barnes. 

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Earn extra Boxtops money for SCS at Walmart through 8/31. Buy 5 participating items; download the Boxtops app and upload your receipt; and they will add an extra $5 (50 boxtops) to the SCS account. 

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French Club meets again this Thursday, 8/31.  Don’t forget your book covers!

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Daily Announcements–Wednesday, August 30, 2017

New  Announcements: 

The Culinary Club will NOT meet TODAY in Ms. Bouck’s room #103 from 4:15 until 5:00. 

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The next YWE meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, September 6th. 

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Please help out some of our AP Art Studio students! One student is working on a project of self-portraits and we are looking for a wide variety of objects that are reflective that she can draw her reflection from. The more usual the better. We will take good care of anything that is loaned but please no priceless heirlooms! Another student is doing a project that involves breaking items and reconfiguring the pieces. We are looking for object that can be destroyed, the more unusual the better. Contact Dr. Rathbone if you have objects to share!

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Teen Court is a real justice program run by teens for teens and is for juveniles ages 10 through 17 who have committed misdemeanor crimes. These teens appear before a jury of their peers. Teen Court needs teen volunteers to perform the roles of the prosecuting and defense attorneys, bailiff, clerk and jury. The judge is the only adult directly involved in the court proceedings. If you are interested in serving on Teen Court, please stop by the office to get an information sheet. 

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We all have seen the unprecedented destruction that Hurricane Harvey has done to Houston and surrounding cities. Well, the people of those affected areas need us. Starting tomorrow, we will collect the following items:  toothbrushes, toothpaste, other toiletry items, feminine products, baby diapers, and animal food.  There will be bins in the front lobby to drop off these items.  Coach Barnes will be driving to Houston to directly take these items to the people in need.  The deadline to donate is September 22.  

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The Yearbook Club will meet Thursday, 8/31 from 4:00 – 5:00.  See Ms. Bridges or Ms. Cooke if you have any questions.  We will meet in Ms. Cooke’s room.

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The Interact Club will meet tomorrow Thursday, 8/31 in the Cybrary until 5:00 p.m. If you have not joined us, please visit.  We would love to have new members. Our first project is the annual Book Harvest book drive that will begin on Sept. 1.  Come to the Cybrary on Thursday afternoon to learn more about how you can help support your community. 

Recurring Announcements: 

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only. The cost of the dance is $5 and the dance will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes or at the door. 

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: if you are interested in joining the Prom 2018 Committee. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. We have to plan for new for the prom and we need your support and efforts. Prom Committee will meet during high school lunch in the Cybrary. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Street or Coach Barnes. 

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Earn extra Boxtops money for SCS at Walmart through 8/31. Buy 5 participating items; download the Boxtops app and upload your receipt; and they will add an extra $5 (50 boxtops) to the SCS account. 

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French Club meets again this Thursday, 8/31.  Don’t forget your book covers!

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A representative from Durham Tech’s Center for Global Learners will be on campus on Wednesday, August 30 from 3:00 – 4:oo p.m. in the Student Lounge.  This program helps international and first generation students gain access to necessary resources to continue their education after graduation. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Settle in Student Services. 

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There will be a YMA/Jr. YMA meeting TODAY from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Please make sure your ride picks you up on time.  All YMA/Jr. YMA aspirants make sure you are dressed appropriately. 

Daily Announcements–Tuesday, August 29, 2017

New  Announcements: 

Drama Club will meet today in Mr. Britt’s room #205 from 4:15 – 5:30 p.m.  New high school members are always welcome. 

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There will be a YMA/Jr. YMA meeting this Wednesday from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.  Please make sure your ride picks you up on time.  All YMA/Jr. YMA aspirants make sure you are dressed appropriately. 

Recurring Announcements: 

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only. The cost of the dance is $5 and the dance will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes or at the door. 

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: if you are interested in joining the Prom 2018 Committee. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. We have to plan for new for the prom and we need your support and efforts. Prom Committee will meet during high school lunch in the Cybrary. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Street or Coach Barnes. 

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The Culinary Club will meet this Wednesday, August 30 in Ms. Bouck’s room #103 from 4:15 until 5:00. Please make sure transportation is provided by 5:00 p.m. 

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Earn extra Boxtops money for SCS at Walmart through 8/31. Buy 5 participating items; download the Boxtops app and upload your receipt; and they will add an extra $5 (50 boxtops) to the SCS account. 

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French Club meets again this Thursday.  Don’t forget your book covers!

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A representative from Durham Tech’s Center for Global Learners will be on campus on Wednesday, August 30 from 3:00 – 4:oo p.m. in the Student Lounge.  This program helps international and first generation students gain access to necessary resources to continue their education after graduation. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Settle in Student Services. 

Daily Announcements–Monday, August 28, 2017

New  Announcements: 

The Culinary Club will meet this Wednesday, August 30 in Ms. Bouck’s room #103 from 4:15 until 5:00. Please make sure transportation is provided by 5:00 p.m. 

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Earn extra Boxtops money for SCS at Walmart through 8/31. Buy 5 participating items; download the Boxtops app and upload your receipt; and they will add an extra $5 (50 boxtops) to the SCS account. 

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French Club meets again this Thursday.  Don’t forget your book covers!

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A representative from Durham Tech’s Center for Global Learners will be on campus on Wednesday, August 30 from 3:00 – 4:oo p.m. in the Student Lounge.  This program helps international and first generation students gain access to necessary resources to continue their education after graduation. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Settle in Student Services. 

Recurring Announcements: 

Reminder for Running Club Members:  Practice on Monday, August 28th.  

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only. The cost of the dance is $5 and the dance will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes or at the door. 

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: if you are interested in joining the Prom 2018 Committee. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. We have to plan for new for the prom and we need your support and efforts. Prom Committee will meet during high school lunch in the Cybrary. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Street or Coach Barnes. 

Weekly Message–August 28-September 1, 2017

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of August 28, 2017.

 

Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by Thursday.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.

 

If your child receives free/reduced lunch, you must complete an application each year. If you have not completed a new application this year, please make sure that your child picks up an application from the cafeteria or the main office and return it right away. The carry over grace period from last school year has now expired, and students will have to pay if they do not have an approved application on file. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. White, our Child Nutrition Manager.

 

If you were unable to attend AIG Night, your child’s Differentiated Education Plan will be sent home. Please review it and return it signed. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Tuck Thomas.

 

School will be closed on Monday, September 4th for the Labor Day holiday.

 

Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only and will end promptly at 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5. You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes in advance or at the door the day of the dance.   If there is enough interest, there will be a high school dance after intersession. High school students can show their interest by signing up on their homeroom teachers’ doors.

 

The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day.  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted.

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15.

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery.

If you are chosen in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list.

 

Mark your calendars for the next Early Release Day which is September 20. School will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. Please make your transportation and child care arrangements now. Also remember that our first intersession is approaching. The first quarter ends Friday, September 22. Students will be out of school September 25 – October 13. We will return on Monday, October 16 to begin the second quarter.

 

Did you know that we post the morning announcements (the same ones that the students hear) on my blog every morning? Click on the Principals’ Blog link on the scs.dpsnc.net website to check it out.

 

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

 

 

Daily Announcements–Friday, August 25, 2017

New  Announcements: 

Jr. YMA will host a Back to School Dance on September 8, 2017 after school in the gym.  Then dance is for middle school students only. The cost of the dance is $5 and the dance will end promptly at 6:30 p.m.  You can purchase your tickets from Coach Barnes. 

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Attention Juniors & Seniors: if you are interested in joining the Prom 2018 Committee. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. We have to plan for new for the prom and we need your support and efforts. Prom Committee will meet during high school lunch in the Cybrary. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Street or Coach Barnes. 

Recurring Announcements: 

Reminder for Running Club Members:  Practice on Monday, August 28th.  

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The Track 2 SRA for high school English is due Friday, August 25th.  Since Wednesday is a teacher workday, we have rescheduled these tutoring sessions for Monday morning and Monday afternoon.  We have also added  a Tuesday morning tutoring session.  Additionally, all 8 tutoring sessions have been extended a half hour for students who need additional sessions. Morning tutoring will begin at 7:00 a.m. Afternoon tutoring will extend until 5:30 a.m. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Daily Announcements–Thursday, August 24, 2017

New  Announcements: 

For Thursday, August 24 only — The Interact Club will meet today in Ms. Wash’s room #208.  New members are welcome. Get involved with our first service project, the annual Book Harvest collection. We hope to see you there! 

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Drama Club will meet today in Mr. Britt’s room #205 from 4:15 – 5:30. This week’s topic is great movie actors and actresses.  New members are always welcome. High school students only.  

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Yearbook Club is canceled for today. If you have any questions, ask Ms. Cooke or Ms. Bridges. 

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French Club meets today at 4:15 in room #237. 

Recurring Announcements: 

Reminder for Running Club Members:  Practice on Monday, August 28th.  

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There will be a YWE meeting TODAY. Anyone who was unable to attend the interest meeting and would still like to join us is also welcomed to the meeting.  All prospective members must dress business casual. This meeting will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 in room 401. 

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The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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The Track 2 SRA for high school English is due Friday, August 25th.  Since Wednesday is a teacher workday, we have rescheduled these tutoring sessions for Monday morning and Monday afternoon.  We have also added  a Tuesday morning tutoring session.  Additionally, all 8 tutoring sessions have been extended a half hour for students who need additional sessions. Morning tutoring will begin at 7:00 a.m. Afternoon tutoring will extend until 5:30 a.m. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Speech Therapy is cancelled on August 24.  

Daily Announcements–Tuesday, August 22, 2017

New  Announcements: 

The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Wednesday, September 6 from 4:15 – 5:00.  We’re working on planning a fun activity. Stay tuned for details. 

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Reminder for Running Club Members:  There is no school tomorrow, so there is no practice tomorrow.  See you Monday, August 28th.  

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Today’s Drama Club meeting has been postponed.  You will meet on Thursday this week only from 4:15 – 5:30 in room 205. 

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Battle of the Books is canceled for today.  Make sure to call home if you need to make transportation arrangements. 

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There will be a YWE meeting this Thursday, August 24, 2017. Anyone who was unable to attend the interest meeting and would still like to join us is also welcomed to the meeting.  All prospective members must dress business casual. This meeting will be held from 4:00 – 5:00 in room 401. 

Recurring Announcements: 

TONIGHT night is SCS Spirit Night.  Please join us for dinner at the Texas Roadhouse. 10% of your meal will be donated to SCS.  Please present the flyer that was sent home with you Friday.  There are extra flyers in the front office. 

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The Track 2 SRA for high school English is due Friday, August 25th.  Since Wednesday is a teacher workday, we have rescheduled these tutoring sessions for Monday morning and Monday afternoon.  We have also added  a Tuesday morning tutoring session.  Additionally, all 8 tutoring sessions have been extended a half hour for students who need additional sessions. Morning tutoring will begin at 7:00 a.m. Afternoon tutoring will extend until 5:30 a.m. 

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The quarterly PBIS celebration is on the way! If you do not receive OSS, Saturday detention, before or after school detention until the end of the quarter, you may attend. 

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The classroom portion of Driver Education will be offered at SCS September 27, 28, 29 and October 2, 3.  Class hours are 8:30 – 3:00 each day.  You must provide your own transportation, arrive on time, attend all hours of class, and have a ride at 3:00 each day.  No exceptions will be made.  You will also need to provide your own lunch/snacks each day  If this class does not suit your personal schedule, please do not register for this class.  

You must be 14 1/2 on September 27, and you cannot be 18 years of age or older to enroll in the class.  

The cost of the class is $45 and must be paid on the first day of class. Only cash or money order can be accepted. 

This class has a 45 student maximum and students will be selected by lottery. All students wishing to be selected for this class MUST register for the lottery in the main office of SCS between September 11 and September 15.  Lottery registration hours are 8:45 – 3:45 each of these days. The lottery closes at 3:45 pm on Friday, September 15. 

The lottery will be drawn after school on Friday, September 15 and notifications will be made via text or call and a list will be posted at school Monday, September 18.  Students must reply to the notification by Tuesday, September 19. A second lottery will be drawn if spots are not accepted by students drawn in the first lottery. 

If you are chose in the lottery for this class and are not at SCS at 8:30 on Wednesday. September 27, your seat will be given away to a student selected for the stand-by list. 

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Attention all high school students, if you are taking an AP class, plan to take the PSAT, SAT, or ACT, you need to have a signed fee waiver on file with Ms. Tuck Thomas.  Please make sure that you get these signed and returned by August 31st.  Fee waiver forms are available outside of Mrs. Tuck Thomas’ office in the guidance suite.  These will also go home with progress resorts.  

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There are a very few spots left for the Costa Rica trip this Spring.  This promises to be a memorable trip filled with lots of adventure.  Don’t miss your chance to join some classmate as you kayak, zip line and white water raft in the wilds of Costa Rica.  The final date for registration is Sept. 22.  If you have any questions, contact Ms. Wash in room 208.  

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Are  you interested in dance?  Are you in grades 7-12?  Join us Tuesday, August 22nd in Ms. Barfield’s room 217 to learn more about the dance club.  

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Has anyone noticed that SCS has an art gallery right here in our school? Ms. Courtney is seeking a Junior Curator to help her run the Miniature Gallery of Contemporary Art and get the ball moving! The Junior Curator will help organize exhibitions, frame artwork, maintain the gallery, and operate the social media page. This opportunity is open for 8th – 12th graders. Please stop by the art room, located directly in front of the cybrary, for an application. The application deadline for this opportunity is August 30th. 

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Speech Therapy is cancelled on August 23-24.  

UNC-Greensboro BEYOND ACADEMICS

BEYOND ACADEMICS

Fall Information Sessions & Campus Tours

We hope your summer is coming to a pleasant end as we begin UNC Greensboro’s 125th anniversary year! UNCG and Beyond Academics are dedicated to improving accessibility to higher education, strengthening self-determination and independent living skills, and developing meaningful careers for students with intellectual/developmental disabilities.


Along with the UNCG Undergraduate Admissions Office, Beyond Academics will be hosting Information Sessions and Campus Tours during the fall semester. Please share this with your students or families that you know who may have interest. Due to high demand and limited space, these sessions are designed primarily for prospective students and their families. If you are an educator, administrator, or other professional that would like more information about our program of study and student support services, please feel free to call me or email anytime. We will be hosting some webinars this semester as well.

* Sessions and tours are limited to 50 people and students/families MUST REGISTER in order to attend *

This information is also on our website.

https://beyondacademics.uncg.edu/information-sessions-and-campus-tours/