Daily Announcements–Thursday, January 31, 2019

New Announcements for Students

Soccer Club TODAY until 5:30 p.m.

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There will be no middle school Student Council TODAY.

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Congratulations to Connor Moore, the 2019 National Geographic Geography Bee Champion! He will go on to represent SCS at the statewide bee in March!

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Please be reminded that the Culinary Club will meet Thursday, January 31 until 5:15 p.m. Please make sure transportation is available by 5:15 p.m.

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There is a great volunteer opportunity for students ages 12 & up. If you would like to help YMA and Jr. YMA volunteer at the Durham Food Bank, please see Coach Barnes for details about how you and your family can sign up.

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Big Day Tomorrow—PBIS Celebration

Activities will consist of dance social and indoor games. The dance social theme is red carpet! You can take photos at the photo booth just like the paparazzi. Will you represent a movie star or just look good? Thank the high school Student Council when you see them…Tobiah, Daniya, Kryschelle, Seanna, Karli and Annalysa!

 

Recurring Announcements for Students

There will be Dance Club Thursday, January 31 until 5:00 p.m.

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The Running/Walking Club will go on rain or shine Mondays and Wednesdays unless it is and Early Release Day. Please see the schedule posted around the school.

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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:

— Family-size, individual & multipack snack bags

— Toothpaste tubes/caps, Toothbrushes, Floss containers, Outer packaging for all

Thank you in advance for your participation!

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The 5th Annual Spread the Love Carnation Sale is back! Do you have a special someone or want to buy your mom or grandma something nice for Valentine’s Day? For $3 you can buy a carnation, $12 you can buy 6, or for $20 you can buy a dozen! The colors are red, pink, and white. Lastly, your flowers and personalized card will be delivered directly to your Valentine. See Coach Barnes for more details.

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Any Juniors or Seniors interested in a college tour to visit High Point University and UNC-Greensboro, please see Ms. V. Barnes or Ms. Settle for a permission slip. We will leave SCS at 7:15 a.m. on February 21 and return by 3:45 p.m. The cost of the trip is $30 and will include transportation and lunch. Completed permission slips and money are due by February 1. We will be taking only 30 students. See Ms. Settle if you have any questions.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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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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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