Weekly Message–February 25-March 1, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of February 25.

ACT Reschedule Date

Due to inclement weather delay last week, we will administer The ACT ®free of charge to 11th graders on Wednesday, March 12, 2019.

YMA Parent Meeting

There will be a YMA Parents meeting Wednesday, February 27 at 6pm in the cafeteria. This will be an important meeting that will lay out the rest of the school year. Please contact Coach Barnes if you have any questions.

Black History Month Program

Mark your calendars and come join us for our Black History Month program February 28 at 6:00 p.m. where student musicians and dance club will perform. Also, our Artists-in-Residence will perform select student compositions.

Spring Pictures

Spring Pictures for students in grades 6-11 will take place this Friday, March 1.  Picture envelopes will be sent home tomorrow.  Extra envelopes will be located in the main office.  Only students who return the prepaid envelope will have their picture taken.

Talent Show Auditions

Got talent? Well, the SCS Prom Committee is doing an open call audition for all students to participate in the 2nd Annual Talent Night at SCS. We are looking for musicians, singers, dancers, rappers, spoken word artists, comedians, magicians, etc. Whatever your talent, we want you!!! Auditions, will be held on February 26 afterschool until 6:00 p.m. Rehearsals are March 7, 12, and 13. Talent Night will be held March 14. See Coach Barnes to sign up.

T-Shirt Orders

If you ordered T-shirts from the PTSA during the T-shirt fundraiser, your t-shirts should arrive the first week of March. They will be delivered to your homeroom.

Adventures in Biotechnology FREE Summer Lab Program

The Biogen Community Lab in Research Triangle Park, NC is hosting a week-long Adventures in Biotechnology free summer lab program for high school students. Applications open on February 25th and close on March 11th. Visit our website for program details and application.

Registration Night

We will begin the registration process for next school year the first week in March. Spring Transition Registration night will be held Tuesday, March 5, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. This is primarily for our rising 9th graders and rising 6th graders, but anyone is welcome who would like assistance with completing registration documents. The counselors will have sessions on what to expect in middle school and high school including information on the differences between middle and high school, credits, how best to select courses, etc.

Afternoon Check-Out Procedures

Please remember to check the SCS website to review the new afternoon check-out procedures. We are asking that you:

  • Inform the Main Office of all changes in transportation prior to 1:00PM so that we can provide bus passes in a timely manner or ensure that your student comes to the carpool line, as necessary.
  • Please sign out any students prior to 3:30 p.m. We want to give you the best opportunity to get your student and be on your way prior to carpool traffic and our afternoon dismissal procedures.
  • In afternoon appointment situations, it is recommended that you call the Main Office and request that your student be called to the office close to the time you estimate you will arrive to sign them out of school. Your student can be ready to leave efficiently.

Gryphon Grind Intersession Camp

Gryphon Grind Intersession Camp will be held the first two weeks of intersession for middle and high school students. If your child is selected for Gryphon Grind, you will begin to receive notifications this week. Contact for Gryphon Grind is Mr. Richardson.


Have a good evening from all of us at SCS where we practice the 4C’s—Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community.


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