Daily Announcements–Thursday, December 14, 2017

New Announcements:

The final retakes/make-ups for online students with an exam will take place on Friday, December 15 in the Cybrary at 9:00 a.m. Remember to bring your notes. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Bridges as soon as possible. 

Recurring Announcements: 

It’s official…the winners of the Fall 2017 Run-Offs are:

Middle School Girls—3rd place: Hannah Milby, 2nd place: Jasmine Hurley, 1st place: Imani Johnson

Middle School Boys—3rd place: Mathias Fischer, 2nd place: Ryan Hovey, 1st place: Jacob Wade

High School Girls—3rd place: Kelly Midianga, 2nd place: Yasmin Castro, 1st place: Liyah Colvin

High School Boys—3rd place: Nathan McMurray, 2nd place: Bryan Hampson; 1st place: Jackson Cain

Congratulations to all. High School winners, see Coach Barnes. Middle School winners, see Ms. Sims


No French Club this week.


The next Equestrian Club meeting will be on Friday, January 12. Have a great break and see you in January. 


Seniors, please return the document that confirms your name for your diploma to Ms. V. Barnes by TODAY, Thursday.


This week during lunch students will be able to enjoy the talents of SCS dancers, singers, song writers, instrumentalists and beat makers.


This Friday, December 15th we will bring back Karaoke with more singers and more songs.  A $1 contribution will allow you to request a song; for $2 you can sing a song from our catalog.  Proceeds will go to the Prom Committee.  See Coach Barnes for more information.


Prom Committee will meet Monday thru Thursday this week during lunch.


Attention SCS Gryphons!!!! Are you interested in learning more about airplanes, gliders, drones, unmanned aircraft or space travel? Would you rather just be a passenger or do you really want to fly? If you answered yes, please come to the front office for more information about the Gryphons Aviators Club beginning in January, 2018. 


Prom tickets will go on sale this week during our flash week sale. Tickets will be $55 all week through Friday, December 15th. Regular price is $65 and this will be the sale price starting on January 8th when we return from intersession. See Coach Barnes for any questions. 


Keep our Earth healthy! Students & staff are reminded to recycle & terra-cycle using the available bins in the front lobby and the cafeteria.


There are many items for collection. Please check Ms. Price’s blog for the complete list. Here are a couple of featured collection items. 

All brands bottles and caps from mouthwashes and deodorant 

Thank you in advance for your participation! 


Durham County Office of the Sheriff has partnered with Durham Public Schools to collect canned food December 4-15 for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Our SRO, Deputy Ferrell, will be the point of contact at SCS. See Deputy Ferrell, Ms. Price’s blog, or get a list from the main office of the most needed items. Boxes are located in our front lobby. Thanks in advance for your support!


The PTSA is extending the dates for the men’s clothing drive into January. This is to support the Urban Ministries of Durham which is in very short supply and receives very few donations of men’s clothing. Please drop off your donations to the SCS front lobby during office hours.


The SCS Yearbook for 2017-2018 is now for sale. Yearbooks can be purchased in the form of check, cash or online. All purchases made by January 31, 2018 will receive the discounted rate of $35. For an additional $5, you can have your yearbook personalized. The ordering envelopes have been passed out to students. See the envelope for more details for check and online purchases. 


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