Weekly Message–May 20-24, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 20.

Daily Testing Schedule

Parents, your child should have received the daily testing schedule with their progress reports.  These were printed on bright red paper and given to your child on Thursday.  If students did not receive their schedule, they should check with their homeroom teachers.

Proctors Needed

Parents, state testing begins Friday and we are still in need of volunteers to  proctor.  Our heaviest days will be on Friday, May 24th, Tuesday, May 28th, Wednesday, May 29th, and Thursday, May 30th. Please contact Mr. Boston in the main office if you are able to assist. We’d love for you to tell others to contact us if they’re able to help out.

Carpool Procedures

Parents please remember not to use the bus parking lot when picking up for middle school carpool. All vehicle traffic should enter through the main entrance.

Bull City Coachella/SCS Grammy Awards

It’s time for Bull City Coachella and the SCS Grammy Awards. Tuesday, May 21, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Rhythms Live—Durham & the Triangle’s hottest elegant venue for live performance. Special guest Jamal Thompson, producer associated with P. Diddy and others will present awards. Please plan to join us.

Panera Bread Dine-Out Night

Please join us at Panera Bread (3800 N Roxboro St,Durham, NC 27704) for our last spirit night of the school year! On Thursday, May 23 from 4pm – 8pm, Panera Bread will donate 20% of our supported sales to the PTSA.

Flyer Link: http://bit.ly/PaneraBread5-23-19

YMA Banquet 

The 5th Annual YMA Banquet will be held Friday, May 31 from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. at The Durham Armory downtown. The cost for students and staff is $15.00. There will be good food and a lot of dancing. Please see Coach Barnes or any YMA member for more information.

PTSA Committees

We are beginning next school year with the fullest and strongest PTSA Board in our school’s history. Thanks to all parents who have stepped into leadership roles. There is still room to serve! We have vacancies for the following committees: Audit Committee (3 needed), Advocacy Committee, Nominating Committee, Volunteer Committee.  Please contact the PTSA website if you are interested in getting involved in one of these committees or in some other way.

Parents of 2019 Graduating Class Information

Graduation tickets will be issued the week of May 27th. Tickets are required for entrance and lost tickets will not be replaced.

Caps and gowns will be issued on Friday, May 31st and June 3rd.  We are having our senior walk on June 5th at 9:00 am.  Graduates are required to wear their cap and gown for the senior walk.  Parents we would love for you to attend.

Graduation location is Riverside High School.

Graduation rehearsal is Monday, June 10th at 5:00pm.  Students must arrive by 4:30 pm.

Graduation ceremony is Tuesday, June 11th at 5:00 pm.  Students must arrive by 3:30.   Doors open for the public at 4:00 pm, no entrance before that timeframe.


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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