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. 


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


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


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


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. 


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. 


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. 


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. 


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.  


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.  


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.  


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. 


Speech Therapy is cancelled on August 23-24.  

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