Weekly Message–March 12-19, 2018

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of March 12, 2018 and March 19, 2018.

Senior meetings will continue through March 13, please encourage your student to attend.

In-house high school registration begins Monday, March 12.  Mrs. Settle will meet with all rising seniors on Monday, rising juniors on Tuesday, rising sophomores on Wednesday, and rising freshman on Thursday.  Your student will come home with a print out of their selections on the same day of their registration.  Please look over these forms, make corrections, sign and return by Friday.  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Settle.

All seniors, please make sure Mrs. Settle receives a copy of your college admission letters as well as your scholarship/award letters.  If students do not wish to be recognized school-wide, please tell them to inform Mrs. Settle when they turn in their documentation.

Compete for bragging rights as we hold our first 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament Fundraiser sponsored by PTSA (to help fund an exciting School Lock-In Event that has been requested by students). Prizes awarded to the winner! The tournament will be held on April 18 at 3:00 p.m.  Team entrance fee is $10 and is due by April 16. Teams must sign-up by Monday, March 19.  Spectator fee will be $2 per person payable at the door. If you have any questions, contact Coach Barnes.

Office of Senator Chad Barefoot is now accepting applications for the North Carolina Senate Page Program. The Page Program is a fun and interactive way for high school students to learn about the inner workings of state government firsthand by spending a week working at the General Assembly. More information about the Senate Page Program can be found on Ms. Price’s blog, Facebook or in the main office. The deadline to apply is March 16!

Please mark your calendars for our annual SCSFest which will be held on Thursday, April 19 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Students from all elective classes will have their work showcased and we will also hold a Financial Reality Fair and General PTSA meeting for parents.

It’s hard to believe that we are almost ¾ of the way through the school year.  As we gear up for spring testing, we’d like to remind you that state testing will begin on May 24th and continue through May 31st for most students.  All teacher-made and district Spanish exams will begin on the 31st and end on June 6th.   The anticipated dates are for most students and for most accommodations.  Some students with accommodations may have an altered schedule in order to meet their needs.

Also, we are always in need of proctors. Our greatest needs are on the following dates: May 24th, May 25th, May 29th, May 30th, and May 31st.  If you or someone you know are available to assist in the mornings (9-12:30) or afternoons (1-4PM), please contact our volunteer coordinator, Anita Neville.  She can be reached at 919-560-3535 or by email atAnita.Neville@dpsnc.net .  You all are our greatest solicitors and we appreciate all you do to help us during testing season.

The end of 3rd quarter and intersession break are fast approaching. The end of the quarter is Monday, March 19.  Intersession runs March 20 – April 6. Remember that teachers will be unavailable during the break. The office will be open March 20 – 29 during our normal hours  (8:15 – 4:45).  We will be closed March 30 – April 6. Students and teachers return to school on Monday, April 9. You will receive the next Sunday message on April 5.

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

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