Daily Announcements–Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New Announcements for Students

All HS students are invited to apply for SCS Student Ambassadors through this online application. The new deadline is October 16. http://tinyurl.com/SCSabassador

Student Ambassadors are leaders and representatives of our school. They must be students who routinely model the 4C’s and the Habits of Mind as well as strong character. Students in the program will engage in leadership development and gain skills that benefit them in college and in work.


There will be a Jr. YMA meeting & YMA Step Team meeting only today in Mr. Marshall’s room. The YMA Step Team practice will be over at 6:00 p.m.


Ethics Bowl will meet today 4:15 – 5:30 in Ms. Stefan’s room 122.


Recurring Announcements for Students

Middle School Student Council will meet Thursday in Room 206 at 4:00 p.m. Rides should be ready for pick-up at 5:00 sharp!


The Durham County College Fair will be held on September 30 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Northgate Mall. Please check the bright orange posters placed around the school for more information.


The NC A&T field trip with Ms. V. Barnes has been rescheduled for October 25. If you have questions, please see her.


There will be NO Dance Club this week. See you after intersession break. Thanks, Ms. Barfield.


There will be NO Basketball Club this week.


Hawaii Spring Break Tour Information

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


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!


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!


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


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.


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


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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