Daily Announcements–Wednesday, October 31, 2019

New Announcements

SCS will hold its annual College Fair November 6, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Passes to this event will be available during high school lunch on November 5 & 6. You will not be allowed to attend without a pass. See Ms. Settle if you have any questions.

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Congratulations to Jukiya Evans on her acceptance to Durham Technical Community College.

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Seniors: Please remember to give Ms. Settle your college acceptances and scholarship information. She will announce and post acceptance information with your approval.

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D&D Club has been rescheduled for tomorrow until 5:00 p.m.

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There will be an 8th grade Dance Interest Meeting Friday at lunch. Interested 8th graders, please join us in the Student Lounge tomorrow at 12:00 sharp!

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Club Homework Help Club—Hey guys! Starting next Tuesday after school, the middle school Homework Help and Tutoring Club will kick off in room 235 on the 8th grade hallway. Stop by for help, camaraderie, or just the space to get things done. Already got a club on Tuesday? No problem! We’ll be meeting on Thursdays as well. So Tuesdays, Thursdays, or both days…don’t forget to stop by the Homework Help Club in room 235!

 

 

Recurring Announcements

Attention MathCounts members: We will meet Friday, November 1 until 5:00 p.m. in Ms. Long’s room.

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Ukelele Jam Club will meet Thursday after school until 5:30 p.m.

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Any high school seniors in need of help with completing the FAFSA, CFNC will hold its annual FAFSA Day at NCCU on November 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information, see the high school Resource Wall or check Ms. Settle’s website.

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Badminton Club will be held Thursday until 5:00 p.m. See you in the small gym.

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Are you 16 or older? Would you like to save 3 lives? You can by giving blood at our November 7 Blood Drive. See Dr. Rathbone during high school lunch to get more information or to sign up. Those who donate get to wear red cords at graduation and every pint collected at our drive also goes to scholarship money for our students.

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All high school students are invited to apply to the SCS Student Ambassador program. Apply online at: tiny.url/scsambassador and the deadline is November 8. See Dr. Rathbone with questions.

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Step Practice Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. Be ready to practice. See Bowman or Hodge if you have questions.

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Dance Club will be Thursday, 10/31.

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Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

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You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Wednesday, October 30, 2019

New Announcements

Attention MathCounts members: We will meet Friday, November 1 until 5:00 p.m. in Ms. Long’s room.

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Ukelele Jam Club will meet Thursday after school until 5:30 p.m.

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Any high school seniors in need of help with completing the FAFSA, CFNC will hold its annual FAFSA Day at NCCU on November 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. For more information, see the high school Resource Wall or check Ms. Settle’s website.

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Badminton Club will be held Thursday until 5:00 p.m. See you in the small gym.

 

Recurring Announcements

Live Perfomance Music Club Wednesday until 5:00 p.m. in room 231. Guitar, bass, drummers, rappers, singers, songwriters, piano are welcome.  Every Wednesday until 5:00. See Mr. Evans with questions.

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Are you 16 or older? Would you like to save 3 lives? You can by giving blood at our November 7 Blood Drive. See Dr. Rathbone during high school lunch to get more information or to sign up. Those who donate get to wear red cords at graduation and every pint collected at our drive also goes to scholarship money for our students.

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All high school students are invited to apply to the SCS Student Ambassador program. Apply online at: tiny.url/scsambassador and the deadline is November 8. See Dr. Rathbone with questions.

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Step Practice Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. Be ready to practice. See Bowman or Hodge if you have questions.

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Dance Club will be Thursday, 10/31.

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6th grade tutoring will be Wednesday afterschool.

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Students: You may wear costumes to school for Halloween on October 31. Please note that your costumes must be in compliance with the school dress code. This means no masks, no hoods, nor anything covering your head. Also, no props are allowed in school. Please leave your swords, staffs or other weapons for your costume at home. If your costume does not comply with the dress code and/or is otherwise inappropriate, then you will be asked to change clothes or your parent will be called to bring you a change of clothes.

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Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Tuesday, October 29, 2019

 

New Announcements

Live Perfomance Music Club Wednesday until 5:00 p.m. in room 231. Guitar, bass, drummers, rappers, singers, songwriters, piano are welcome.  Every Wednesday until 5:00. See Mr. Evans with questions.

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Girl Talk is meeting today.

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The Robotics Club is meeting this afternoon 5:30 p.m. in room 401 hosted by Ms. Williams and Mr. Oakley. Please have your transportation arranged to pick you up no later than 5:45 p.m.

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No Basketball Club today.

 

Recurring Announcements

Are you 16 or older? Would you like to save 3 lives? You can by giving blood at our November 7 Blood Drive. See Dr. Rathbone during high school lunch to get more information or to sign up. Those who donate get to wear red cords at graduation and every pint collected at our drive also goes to scholarship money for our students.

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All high school students are invited to apply to the SCS Student Ambassador program. Apply online at: tiny.url/scsambassador and the deadline is November 8. See Dr. Rathbone with questions.

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Step Practice Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. Be ready to practice. See Bowman or Hodge if you have questions.

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Dance Club will be Thursday, 10/31.

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6th grade tutoring will be Wednesday afterschool.

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Students: You may wear costumes to school for Halloween on October 31. Please note that your costumes must be in compliance with the school dress code. This means no masks, no hoods, nor anything covering your head. Also, no props are allowed in school. Please leave your swords, staffs or other weapons for your costume at home. If your costume does not comply with the dress code and/or is otherwise inappropriate, then you will be asked to change clothes or your parent will be called to bring you a change of clothes.

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Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

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Emily K’s Game Plan: College Program will offer FREE assistance with completing the FAFSA on October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 904 W. Chapel Hill Street. For more information, see the High School Resource Wall.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Monday, October 28, 2019

New Announcements

Are you 16 or older? Would you like to save 3 lives? You can by giving blood at our November 7 Blood Drive. See Dr. Rathbone during high school lunch to get more information or to sign up. Those who donate get to wear red cords at graduation and every pint collected at our drive also goes to scholarship money for our students.

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All high school students are invited to apply to the SCS Student Ambassador program. Apply online at: tiny.url/scsambassador and the deadline is November 8. See Dr. Rathbone with questions.

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Step Practice Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. Be ready to practice. See Bowman or Hodge if you have questions.

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Dance Club will be Thursday, 10/31.

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6th grade tutoring will be Wednesday afterschool.

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See you at the French Club today in Room 237.

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Reminder that High School Battle of Books will meet today at lunch, not tomorrow.

 

 

Recurring Announcements

Students: You may wear costumes to school for Halloween on October 31. Please note that your costumes must be in compliance with the school dress code. This means no masks, no hoods, nor anything covering your head. Also, no props are allowed in school. Please leave your swords, staffs or other weapons for your costume at home. If your costume does not comply with the dress code and/or is otherwise inappropriate, then you will be asked to change clothes or your parent will be called to bring you a change of clothes.

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Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

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Emily K’s Game Plan: College Program will offer FREE assistance with completing the FAFSA on October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 904 W. Chapel Hill Street. For more information, see the High School Resource Wall.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Weekly Message–October 28-November 1, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of October 28.

This Monday and Tuesday ALL of Ms. Sims students will complete their third mile of the semester.  All students are to dress properly for the weather or gym environment. Be sure to bring a water bottle and those students who have medication such as an inhaler need to be sure to bring it with them for the class period. If you have any questions please contact Ms. Sims.

 

Jr. YMA and YMA will host Sheriff Clarence Birkhead and District Attorney Satana Deberry for student town hall Tuesday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. All Jr. YMA and YMA members must be dressed in business casual dress. If you have any questions, contact Coach Barnes.

 

Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It. Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness, and anti-bullying. A special guest will discuss her journey after her friend committed suicide. Please bring your family and friends to this important event. You might be the person to save someone’s life. This event is free & open to the community, but we ask that you RSVP. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

 

Attention 8th grade parents: Please sign and return the neon pink permission slips that you received from Dr. Tuck Thomas.  These were sent home with report cards.  Dr. Tuck Thomas needs your response whether it is a yes or no.

 

The deadline for SCS cardigans and windbreakers has been extended until October 31, 2019. Please be sure to submit your order on or before Thursday.

 

Students may wear costumes to school on October 31. Costumes must be in compliance with the dress code. This means no masks, hoods, or props. Leave your staffs, swords, and any other weapons for your costumes at home. If a student costume does not comply with the dress code and/or is otherwise inappropriate or disruptive, students will be asked to change or parents will be called for a change of clothes.

 

The PTSA is seeking to become a National PTA School of Excellence. Please take a few moments to fill out the survey by November 1. The survey results help us make continuous improvements. The link for the survey is bit.ly/scssoe.

 

The DPS Magnet and CTE Pathway Fair will be held Saturday, November 2 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at Southern School of Energy and Sustainability. The Fair gives students and their families an opportunity to find out more information about magnet programs, CTE pathways, meet school staff, and ask questions about the application process.

 

Our tour season will begin the week of November 8. The link for prospective families to sign up for tours is on our SCS website. Please help us spread the word.

 

All high school students are invited to apply to the SCS student ambassador program. The application is available at tinyurl.com/scsambassador and the deadline is November 8th at 4:00pm.

 

 

We still need parent volunteers for our annual SCS Fall Carnival November 3 from 2:00 – 5:00. The shifts are 75 min. each to help with games or concessions. Please use the link to volunteer.  bit.ly/2kuFCey

 

Reminder that the PTSA Reflections entries are due November 12. Information was sent home with students prior to break. This is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their talents in dance, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. The theme this year is “Look Within”. Let’s have lots of submissions from SCS!

 

Join us Thursday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. for a General PTSA meeting and our 1st Mobile Pantry. The Mobile Pantry program provides farmer’s market-style distribution where families choose to take what they need at no cost. Volunteers are needed to help with food distribution. Contact ptsa4scs@gmail.com. All are welcome to attend.

 

Have a great evening from everyone at SCS where we practice the 4 C’s—Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community.

 

 

 

 

Daily Announcements–Friday, October 25, 2019

New Announcements

Students: You may wear costumes to school for Halloween on October 31. Please note that your costumes must be in compliance with the school dress code. This means no masks, no hoods, nor anything covering your head. Also, no props are allowed in school. Please leave your swords, staffs or other weapons for your costume at home. If your costume does not comply with the dress code and/or is otherwise inappropriate, then you will be asked to change clothes or your parent will be called to bring you a change of clothes.

 

Recurring Announcements

Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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D&D Club will meet TODAY!

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Seniors: Free College Week has arrived! This week, October 21-25, CFNC with several North Carolina colleges & universities will waive their application fees. The list of colleges waiving their fees can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Fall Make-up Pictures for grades 6-11 and Seniors will take place this Friday, October 25. Picture envelopes are located in the main office. We will also take grade-level group pictures as well. Your teachers have the schedule. Contact Ms. Bridges if you have any other questions.

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“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

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Emily K’s Game Plan: College Program will offer FREE assistance with completing the FAFSA on October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 904 W. Chapel Hill Street. For more information, see the High School Resource Wall.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Seniors please see V. Barnes to pick-up your name verification form for your diploma.

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Ms. Settle will be available once per week during high school lunch for her weekly Counselor’s Corner. Please make sure to stop by if you need help with any academic, career, or social situations. You may also set up appointments to meet with Ms. Settle one-on-one.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Thursday, October 24, 2019

New Announcements

Hispanic Ballet field trip will be November 26. Permission forms & money for Spanish II & III students will be collected by Ms. Soriano until next Friday, November 1. Students please take note of this deadline.

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The Emily K College Advisor will be on campus TODAY at 1:00 p.m. in the Student Lounge.

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Reminder: Uke Jam Club will meet again TODAY until 5:30 p.m. in Room 229.

 

Recurring Announcements

D&D Club will meet Friday this week.

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Badminton will be canceled this Thursday, October 24. See you next week.

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Seniors: Free College Week has arrived! This week, October 21-25, CFNC with several North Carolina colleges & universities will waive their application fees. The list of colleges waiving their fees can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Ethics Bowl this Thursday afterschool! We need the full team!

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Fall Make-up Pictures for grades 6-11 and Seniors will take place this Friday, October 25. Picture envelopes are located in the main office. We will also take grade-level group pictures as well. Your teachers have the schedule. Contact Ms. Bridges if you have any other questions.

*****

“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

*****

The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

*****

Step Team practice is Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. See Ms. Bowman in room 111 if you have any questions.

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Emily K’s Game Plan: College Program will offer FREE assistance with completing the FAFSA on October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 904 W. Chapel Hill Street. For more information, see the High School Resource Wall.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Attention MathCounts Members: We will meet Thursday, October 24 afterschool in Ms. Long’s room. This meeting will end at 5:00 p.m.

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Seniors please see V. Barnes to pick-up your name verification form for your diploma.

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Juniors & Seniors:  Jostens will be here Thursday, October 24, 8:45—9:45 to take orders for class rings. Seniors this is the time to order your caps & gowns. If you will be ordering a class ring, a deposit of $75 must be made. If not, a deposit of $60 will be required. No checks. Please pickup an information packet from Ms. Barnes.

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Dance will begin Thursday.

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Ms. Settle will be available once per week during high school lunch for her weekly Counselor’s Corner. Please make sure to stop by if you need help with any academic, career, or social situations. You may also set up appointments to meet with Ms. Settle one-on-one.

*****

Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Wednesday, October 23, 2019

New Announcements

All seniors report to the cafeteria after announcements Thursday to meet with Jostens. Juniors, if you are ordering a class ring, you may report also.

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D&D Club will meet Friday this week.

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There will be a Jr. YMA/YMA meeting TODAY afterschool until 5:15 p.m. Make sure you are dressed and on time.

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Badminton will be canceled this Thursday, October 24. See you next week.

 

Recurring Announcements

Seniors: Free College Week has arrived! This week, October 21-25, CFNC with several North Carolina colleges & universities will waive their application fees. The list of colleges waiving their fees can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

*****

Ethics Bowl this Thursday afterschool! We need the full team!

*****

Fall Make-up Pictures for grades 6-11 and Seniors will take place this Friday, October 25. Picture envelopes are located in the main office. We will also take grade-level group pictures as well. Your teachers have the schedule. Contact Ms. Bridges if you have any other questions.

*****

“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

*****

The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

*****

You are invited to take the ASVAB Military Career Exploration Assessment Friday, November 15, 9:15—12:30. The ASVAB is a valid assessment that will help you find a career that’s right for you!!! The assessment will

–Identify your interest

–Identify your skills and abilities

–Provide information on more than 400 jobs aligned with the NC 16 Career Clusters

–Explore careers and future demands of the workforce

–Test results can enhance your resume and application process

This assessment is not just a military assessment. You will explore research-based careers that are in high demand. Be future ready. Sign up today! A sign-up sheet is located in the Student Services Office.

*****

Step Team practice is Thursday afterschool until 5:15 p.m. See Ms. Bowman in room 111 if you have any questions.

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Middle School Student Council will meet Wednesday in Mr. Lewis’ room. Have rides ready at 5:00 sharp!

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Emily K’s Game Plan: College Program will offer FREE assistance with completing the FAFSA on October 29, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at 904 W. Chapel Hill Street. For more information, see the High School Resource Wall.

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An admissions representative from Swarthmore College will be on campus in the Student Lounge Wednesday, October 23, 9:15—10:15. Swarthmore is working closely with undocumented and DACA students to help them with funds towards their college education. See Ms. Settle for a pass and more information.

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Bus 216 has been replaced by Bus 34 until further notice.

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Attention MathCounts Members: We will meet Thursday, October 24 afterschool in Ms. Long’s room. This meeting will end at 5:00 p.m.

*****

Seniors please see V. Barnes to pick-up your name verification form for your diploma.

*****

Juniors & Seniors:  Jostens will be here Thursday, October 24, 8:45—9:45 to take orders for class rings. Seniors this is the time to order your caps & gowns. If you will be ordering a class ring, a deposit of $75 must be made. If not, a deposit of $60 will be required. No checks. Please pickup an information packet from Ms. Barnes.

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Dance will begin Thursday.

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Our next Spirit Night is Wednesday October 23 at Makus 5:00 –8:00 p.m. Join us to help support SCS!

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Ms. Settle will be available once per week during high school lunch for her weekly Counselor’s Corner. Please make sure to stop by if you need help with any academic, career, or social situations. You may also set up appointments to meet with Ms. Settle one-on-one.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Daily Announcements–Monday, October 21, 2019

New Announcements

Seniors: Free College Week has arrived! This week, October 21-25, CFNC with several North Carolina colleges & universities will waive their application fees. All seniors prepare to meet, tomorrow, October 22 in the Cybrary at 9:30 a.m. to begin or continue your college applications. The list of colleges waiving their fees can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Girl Talk will meet tomorrow 4:00—5:15 in Room 237. New middle school girls are welcome to attend. See Ms. Bridges or Tobiah if you have any questions.

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Ethics Bowl this Thursday afterschool! We need the full team!

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Fall Make-up Pictures for grades 6-11 and Seniors will take place this Friday, October 25. Picture envelopes are located in the main office. We will also take grade-level group pictures as well. Your teachers have the schedule. Contact Ms. Bridges if you have any other questions.

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“Stop. Listen. Let’s Talk About It.” Tuesday, October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. SCS will host a panel of counselors to discuss suicide prevention, awareness and anti-bullying. A special guest will talk about her journey after her best friend committed suicide. Please bring your friends and family to this important event. You might be the person that helps to save someone’s life. This event is free and open to the community, but please let us know that you are joining us. Dinner will be served and we want to make sure we have enough prepared. RSVP online at tinyurl.com/stoplistentalk.

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The SCS Fall Carnival is Sunday, November 3, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy food, games, prizes, and fun. This event is open to the community and free to enter. Purchase tickets for food and games at the carnival. See you there!!

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Don’t forget to wear orange on Wednesday, October 23 to show your support against bullying.

 

 

Recurring Announcements

As the weather changes, you are encouraged to dress in layers. This time of year exterior temperatures can change drastically from mornings to afternoons. Our HVAC system is not capable of adjusting as quickly as exterior temperatures. Once the weather levels out, so should the temperature in the buildings.

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Attention MathCounts Members: We will meet Thursday, October 24 afterschool in Ms. Long’s room. This meeting will end at 5:00 p.m.

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Seniors please see V. Barnes to pick-up your name verification form for your diploma.

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Juniors & Seniors:  Jostens will be here Thursday, October 24, 8:45—9:45 to take orders for class rings. Seniors this is the time to order your caps & gowns. If you will be ordering a class ring, a deposit of $75 must be made. If not, a deposit of $60 will be required. No checks. Please pickup an information packet from Ms. Barnes.

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Dance will begin Thursday.

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There will be an interest meeting for Science Olympiad Tuesday, October 22 afterschool until 5:00 p.m. in Room 209, Ms. Shelly’s room. If you are interested but cannot attend, please contact Ms. Shelly. Be there or be E=mc2.

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Frisbee Club will continue Monday.

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Seniors: Free College Application Week is October 21-25. We will start applications Tuesday, October 22 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. in the Cybrary. We will also have our College Night for seniors and parents to help with college applications, FAFSA applications, and Residency Determination Applications. We will have representatives onsite from the Emily K Center.

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Our next Spirit Night is Wednesday October 23 at Makus 5:00 –8:00 p.m. Join us to help support SCS!

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Ms. Settle will be available once per week during high school lunch for her weekly Counselor’s Corner. Please make sure to stop by if you need help with any academic, career, or social situations. You may also set up appointments to meet with Ms. Settle one-on-one.

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Here is your chance to show off your creative and artistic side! Enter the National PTA Reflections competition! The categories are Dance Coreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts and Special Artist. Entries are due no later than Tuesday, November 12 at 2:30 p.m. Entry forms are available in the office. Let’s show everyone why we are The School for Creative Studies!

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Weekly Message–October 21-25, 2019

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of October 21.

Report cards went home with students Friday. Remember to review all contents of the report card envelope and return the envelope signed.

Senior parents: we are excited to invite you to attend our College Night Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 5:30-6:30pm.  We will have staff on hand to help you and your student with college applications, completing the FAFSA, and the Residency Determination Application.  We will have representatives from the Emily K Center Game Plan: College program to help students with the application and essay process.  We will have an interpreter available. Seniors should bring their laptops to this event.  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Settle.

Please join us on Wednesday, October 23 from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Makus Empanadas. Mention you’re there for Spirit Night and 10% of your purchase will be donated to the our PTSA.

One of the activities in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month is our Annual Spanish Spelling Bee Wednesday, October 23- at 5:30 p.m in SCS Gym. You are invited to join us and support our students!

All 10th grade students will take the PreACT on Thursday, October, 24, 2019.

Jostens will be at SCS on Thursday, October 24th from 8:45 – 9:45 to take orders for caps and gowns and other items you would like to purchase.  A deposit of $60 will be due unless you are purchasing a class ring.  Class rings require a $75 deposit. Juniors, Jostens will also be taking orders for class rings on the same day.  Juniors this is your time to get a jumpstart on things. Students may pick up a Jostens packets outside Ms. Barnes’ room.

Friday, October 25 is the make-up date for Senior Formal Pictures and Fall Pictures for Grades 6-11. Order envelopes are in the main office. Any questions see Ms. Bridges.

Mark your calendars for the PTSA Suicide Awareness & Prevention Panel on October 29, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

The deadline to order cardigans and windbreakers has been extended until October 31st.

The PTSA is seeking to become a National PTA School of Excellence.

Please take a few moments to fill out the survey by November 1. The survey results help us make continuous improvements. The link for the survey is bit.ly/scssoe.

We still need parent volunteers for our annual SCS Fall Carnival November 3 from 2:00 – 5:00. The shifts are 75 min. each to help with games or concessions. Please use the link to volunteer.  bit.ly/2kuFCey

Reminder that the PTSA Reflections entries are due November 12. Information was sent home with students prior to break. This is an excellent opportunity for students to showcase their talents in dance, film production, literature, music composition, photography, and visual arts. The theme this year is “Look Within”. Let’s have lots of submissions from SCS!

Join us Thursday, November 21 at 5:00 p.m. for a General PTSA meeting and our 1st Mobile Pantry. The Mobile Pantry program provides farmer’s market-style distribution where families choose to take what they need at no cost. Volunteers are needed to help with food distribution. Contact ptsa4scs@gmail.com. All are welcome to attend.

Have a great evening from everyone at SCS where we practice the 4 C’s—Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community.