Daily Announcements–Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New Announcements:

Biology mid-term benchmark will take place Tuesday, January 23rd during Periods 1 & 2.  All Biology students are required to take it.


There will be a prom meeting during high school lunch today and Thursday and we will be meeting after school on Wednesday until 5:30 p.m.


There will be a YMA/Jr. YMA meeting on Wednesday until 5:30 p.m. Please dress accordingly.


Seniors interested in representing SCS at the Project Graduation board meeting on January 16 at 6:00 p.m., please see Ms. Settle. DPS students will have an opportunity to contribute their ideas and suggestions on ways to make this event better. The meeting will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church.


Seniors, please make Ms. Settle gets a copy of all college acceptance letters.


Drama Club this week will meet on Wednesday in Mr. Britt’s room. NOT TUESDAY.


Current members of YWE please meet tomorrow after school in Ms. King-Limmitt’s room.  Prospective members please bring your application to Ms. King-Limmitt by Friday, January 26th.


Recurring Announcements: 

The Young Women of Excellence will receive applications for new membership now through Friday, January 26th. If you are interested, please contact Ms. King-Limmitt for details.


Interact Club will NOT meet this week. We will resume meetings on Thursday, January 25th.


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 hair, skin, cosmetics: all bottles, caps, tubes, sprays, triggers, jars, lip balm tubes, All make-up containers, eye/lip pencils, etc.

Thank you in advance for your participation!


Scholarship Opportunity for All Seniors—

State Employees’ Credit Union is offering a $10,000 scholarship to 8 graduating seniors in Durham Public Schools. Qualified candidates must have an account at SECU or a parent with an account, must be accepted into a NC public university, be a US citizen, and have a GPA of at least a 2.5. All interested students should see Ms. Settle for information on the application process. Applications are due February 15, 2018.

The Jackie Robinson Scholarship for Minority Students provides up to $30,000 over 4 years! Please see Ms. Settle for more information. Applications are due February 1, 2018.


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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