Daily Announcements–Thursday, January 17, 2019

New Announcements for Students

No Soccer Club Today!

Recurring Announcements for Students

Middle School Student Council will meeting Thursday until 5:00 p.m. in Room 206. Rides must be ready to pick up at 5 sharp! Anyone interested in joining is welcome to attend. Please see Eli Pope or Mr. Lewis with any questions.


Karaoke Friday is back this week. The theme this week will be Top 40! Remember it’s $1 to request a song and $2 to sing.


Female Juniors and Seniors Meredith College will hold its annual Women’s Leadership Conference on Saturday, February 2. Visit Ms. Settle’s website for registration information on this FREE leadership event.


Seniors: Durham Public Schools Scholarship Foundation currently has 4 scholarship opportunities open to all students. Please see the High School Resource Wall or Ms. Settle for more information. Completed applications are due by March 1.


Durham Youth Work Summer Internship applications are now available at www.durhamnc.gov. Your application must be complete by March 3. See the High School Resource Wall for more information.


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.


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.


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.


Juniors and Seniors please see Ms. Settle to get information about the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Scholarship opportunities.


Attention all middle schoolers: Jr. YMA is hosting The Battle: Grade vs. Grade Dance on January 25, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. The cost of the dance is $5.00 and concessions will be sold. See Coach Barnes or Mr. Marshall for more information.


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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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