Daily Announcements–Friday, January 11, 2019

New Announcements for Students

10th – 12th grade students, if you would like to explore careers, build your resume, and learn about the exciting world of work, then you may want to apply for the Durham Public Schools Scholars-At-Work Program. It is a four-day workplace immersion experience within a Triangle-area company. The program will be March 25-28 which is during intersession. After you graduate from high school and apply for a job, you are more likely to get hired if you have prior work experience. Transportation and lunch will be provided. Application packets will be here in the office and the deadline to return the application is February 1.

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Those who are staying afterschool to help set up for the Winter Formal, please meet in the gym after dismissal. We should be finished setting up between 5:45 and  6:00 p.m.

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The Cooking/Gardening Club will start Thursday, January 17, 2019. If you are interested in eating good food and using your hands, come join Ms. Laws and Ms. Sims. Bon Appetit.

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Drama Club meets Tuesdays afterschool until 5:15 p.m. in COPE 105 with Ms. Chase. Sorry for the changes. We are trying to include as many members as possible.

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

Vocabulary Bowl Club will be meeting Monday, January 14 in Room 228 until 5:15 p.m. You must RSVP if you are planning to attend refreshments will be served. Please make sure your ride is here on time for pickup.

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Way to go SCS!!!  We’re at the top of the leaderboard board for Vocabulary.com in the entire district!!  Currently, our students have answered 292,277 questions and mastered 14,417 words.  Woohoo!!!

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Welcome to the new year for walkers & runners! The Walking/Running Club will start Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We will meet in the Health Room. Please come dressed and ready to get started. The time is 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Please have your transportation ready to pick you up on time. We look forward to seeing you.

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The deadline to return elective schedule change request forms is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11. If you have submitted a form, continue to following your original schedule until you are called to the office to pick up your new schedule. Requests are considered based on class size availability and principal approval. Not all requests will be approved and students will be notified of this as well. Please do NOT come to the office asking about the status of your request!

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Live Performance Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231 for an audition time. This will give you an opportunity to perform and record.  We welcome instrumentalists, singers, trumpet, sax, flute, guitar, drums, rappers, keyboards, piano players…all are welcome.

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Guitar Club sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231. This is lead by Mr. Evans.

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Guitar lessons lead by advanced guitar students for a small fee. Sign-up with Mr. Evans in Room 231.

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Any high school student interested in taking STEM and Liberal Arts classes at Duke University this summer, please check the high school resource wall for application information.

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Southern High School will open their Skilled Trades Academy in the fall of 2019 for rising Juniors and Seniors. Graduates of this program have the ability to enter into jobs or paid apprenticeships immediately following graduation. See the high school resource wall for more information.

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Any senior applying to SCAD please see Ms. Settle about a $20,000 per year scholarship opportunity.

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NC A&T will host the Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders for rising seniors. Students interested in College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences, Laboratory Research, and Leadership training should see Ms. Settle for more information.

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SCS Instagram is having another contest! Check out our post from last Friday to see how you can win one of our new T-shirt! A winner will be chosen on Friday.

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Just a reminder—the Winter Formal will be this Saturday evening from 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. You can get your tickets for $25.00 all this week or $30.00 at the door on Saturday. Please see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street for more information.

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All Seniors interested in applying for the State Employees’ Credit Union People Helping People Scholarship, please see Ms. Settle for more information. You have the ability to win $10,000 towards your college education. Completed applications are due to Mrs. Settle by February 14.

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Any Senior applying to NC State, UNC Chapel Hill, or UNC Greensboro, please see Ms. Settle to get information on the Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship.

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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. Students remember to collect your items from lunch and recycle them too! Some example items for collection are:

All FOIL-LINED bar wrappers—any brand

Plastic cereal bags and box liners

Thank you in advance for your participation!

 

 

 

 

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