Daily Announcements–Wednesday, September 12, 2018

New Announcements for Students

DPS will operate on a three-hour early release on Thursday, Sept. 13. We will also be closed Friday, Sept. 14. All after-school activities will be canceled beginning Thursday afternoon through Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

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Duke University will NOT hold Open House on Saturday, September 15. Please see visit.duke.edu for more information.

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Anyone who is interested in joining the tour should do so as soon as possible.  To any of our SCS Family who are undecided about the trip to Hawaii this spring there is some news: Starting October 1st the Spring 2019 Hawaii trip will have a price increase.

Our EF Tour representative has also informed Ms. Sims that ALL of the EF Tours that were in Hawaii during the eruptions were safe and successful and that ALL currently scheduled Hawaii trips for Spring 2019 are still scheduled to happen.  EF Tours takes safety seriously for EVERY tour.

If you have any questions please contact Ms. Sims or EF Explore America @ 888-333-9756 or go to the information page at:  EFEXPLOREAMERICA.COM/2107796SE

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Ethics Bowl meets this afternoon, from 4:15 -5:30 in Ms. Stefan’s room (122).

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Recurring Announcements for Students

Jr. YMA and YMA step team will meet on Wednesday in Mr. Marshall’s room from 4-5:30.

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The Yearbook Club will meet on Wednesday, September 12 in Room 238 from 4:00 – 5:00.  We’d love to have HS students join us.  See Ms. Bridges if you have any questions.

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The Triangle KickOff to College and Career will be held on September 15th from 10:00a.m. – 1p.m.  Parents and students will have access to college, career, and military professionals.  For more information check the high school resource wall.

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Gryphons! Put some pep in your step on Friday Mornings!  Starting Friday, September 21, at 8:30a.m., the Gryphon Café will be open for business!  For $2, you can grab the hot beverage of your choice.  The café will be located in the front lobby.  Last cup sold will be at 8:50 so get there early!

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Students—Remind your parents of our PTSA Dine-Out night at Makus Empanadas, Hwy. 54 location, on Monday, September 17. You may dine 5:00 – 8:00p.m. Remember to tell them that you are there for SCS Spirit Night and 10% of the proceeds will be donated to our PTSA.

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

— All brands, FOIL-LINED bar wrappers

— All brands Family size, individual & multi-pack snack/chip bags

— All brands PLASTIC bottles & caps from mouthwash & Deodorant

Thank you in advance for your participation!

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“Seniors” Only field trip to Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, VA. If you are interested, please see Ms. V. Barnes for the forms.

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Attention all middle school math students:

  • We will not meet Tuesday, September 18

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High School seniors, please check the resource wall for the Horatio Alger Scholarship flyer. This scholarship is worth up to $25,000 with an application deadline of October 25.

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All current juniors and seniors: The Wake County College Fair will NOT be held on September 16 at the NC State McKimmon Center. Please see the resource wall for more information.

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Seniors, please check the resource wall for select college and universities early decision and early action deadlines. For a complete list visit CFNC.org.

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We will be having our first PBIS celebration at the end of the 1st Quarter on September 21.  You must display positive behavior throughout the school to attend.  If you receive ISS, OSS or Saturday Detention, you will not be able to attend.

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