Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the week of May 13.
On behalf of the SCS faculty and staff, I’d like to say a huge thank you to our PTSA for all of the love you showed us during Teacher Appreciation Week. The care and time you devoted in feeding us and providing gifts is greatly appreciated. Thanks also to all families for any kindnesses you provided last week.
Attention all AP students, if you are taking AP Calculus AB (Tuesday, May 14) or AP English Language and Composition (Wednesday, May 15), you must arrive by 7:45 a.m. to be seated for the exam. Please make sure that you arrange for transportation so that you arrive on time. All others, you will be seated at 12:00 p.m.
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 you did not receive it, you may stop by the main office to get another copy.
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.
General PTSA Meeting- Thursday, May 16 at 6:00 p.m.
Vacancies – Audit Committee (3 needed), Advocacy Committee, Nominating Committee, Volunteer Committee
Cap & Gown Picture Money
Seniors—This is a reminder that the money for your Cap & Gown pictures are due next Friday, May 17. See Ms. Bridges if you have questions.
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
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.
Free Full Frame education program for High Schoolers
Full Frame is sponsoring a free educational program for Durham Public School students (grades 9 – 12). SCHOOL OF DOC is a five-week summer course taught by professional filmmakers in which students discover the link between documentary filmmaking and real-world job skills. The deadline to apply is May 20. More information about the program can be found here: www.fullframefest.org/education/school-of-doc/
Parents, testing season is right around the corner and that means that we need volunteers to help 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.
Parents of 2019 Graduating Class Information
If your child has not ordered their cap and gown and handicapped seating is required for a visitor please email Ms. V. Barnes at Vanessa.firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, May 15th. If cap and gown is required email their name, height and weight. Also, if handicapped seating is required email the graduates name and the individual guest name(s) that need handicapped seating. Payment arrangements can be made until Wednesday, May 15th. All late orders must be placed by Wednesday, May 15th and information about handicapped seating.
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.