Sunday, November 13, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - November 13, 2016

Weekly Updates - November 13, 2016


Report Cards
Report cards come home with students on Monday, November 14.  Please be sure to review attendance and grades as we are halfway through the first semester.  Keep in mind that students who miss more than 13.5 days in a semester will not receive credit for their courses and be required to file a waiver justifying why they should receive credit with excessive absences.  Waiver forms will be distributed to students who miss more than 13.5 days at the end of the semester.

Chromebook Countdown!!

Be sure to watch Twitter and our weekly messages for updates about the Chromebook deployment!  Students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting where Chromebooks will be issued.  Put the following dates on your calendar now:

Wednesday, January 18 - 6:30 pm - Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 9th & 10th Graders

Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm - Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 11th & 12th Graders



Yearbook Info
Yearbooks are available for $65 at school or online, they will be $75 next semester, so get yours now! The website is www.yearbookforever.com.
Senior baby pictures are due Nov. 22 to Ms. Smith. Please bring your picture and $5 before Thanksgiving break.

Flyers went out in homerooms for Senior Ads.The info is also on the website. Please contact Ms. Smith with questions or if you would like to discuss a payment plan.


Enrichment Fridays
Friday, November 18, students will begin attending 30-minute enrichment sessions to help learn life skills, complete college-preparatory activities, and prepare for the ACT.  These sessions will be conducted through the end of February on Fridays. 


Other Reminders
Don't forget to pay school fees in the office or online.  Fees can be paid with check or cash.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. Find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page

Dates to Remember
Monday, November 14
Report Cards

Wednesday, November 16
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - JROTC
     8:15 am - Shooting Team
     8:20 am - Drilll Team
CTE Career Fair (Lunch)

Thursday, November 17
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - Youth & Government, GSA
     8:15 am - FCS, Quiz Bowl
     8:20 am - Helping Hands
6:30 pm - Athletic Booster Meeting

Friday, November 18 

Enrichment Begins
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - BETA Club, Mu Alpha Theta
     8:15 am - NHS, SGA
     8:20 am - Saura Spirit

Monday, November 21 & 22
Band All-County Clinic

Tuesday, November 22
Progress Reports

Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25
No School - Happy Thanksgiving!


Sports News & Schedules

The winter sports season opens Friday night with basketball against McMichael.  For a full schedule of athletic events, see the South Stokes High School Athletic Calendar.  

Don't forget to follow South Stokes on Twitter @saurapride or connect on Facebook @southstokesauras.  Links to both social media accounts along with much more can be found on our website www.south.stokes.k12.nc.us.





GO SAURAS!