Sunday, December 18, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - December 18, 2016



Saura Weekly Updates

December 18, 2016


This will be a short, but important week as we wind down first semester and prepare for exams.  Please encourage students to be on time and focused this week.

Dates to Remember
Monday, December 19
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, December 21
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Thursday, December 22 - Monday, January 2
Winter Break

Tuesday, January 3
Students Return to School

Week of January 9-13
EXAMS WEEK!!  All students will be dismissed at 12:45 pm.  
No early dismissals allowed during the 8:30 am - 12:30 pm exam period.

  • Monday, January 9 - 1st Period Exams
  • Tuesday, January 10 - 2nd Period Exams
  • Wednesday, January 11 - 3rd Period Exams
  • Thursday, January 12 - 4th Period Exams
  • Friday, January 13 - Make-Up Exams








Monday, January 16
Martin Luther King Holiday

Tuesday, January 17
Teacher Workday

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


Frank Spencer Holiday Classic
South Stokes has been invited to be a part of the Frank Spencer Holiday Classic this year.  Games will begin Monday, December 26 with South Stokes facing off against West Forsyth at 2:00 pm at Reagan High School.  For details about the tournament and to view tournament brackets, visit http://www.journalnow.com/sports/prepzone/basketball/west-forsyth-reagan-get-top-spots-for-frank-spencer-tournament/article_66e26972-72cd-5a12-add1-f516da6d2464.html.


Yearbook Reminders
Yearbooks are for sale at school and online at www.yearbookforever.com for only $65. This price will go up to $75 during the second semester, so the chance to get a discount is coming to a close. 

Also, senior ads are on sale. Flyers went home last week and are also available online. Senior ads are due at the end of January and are a great way to commemorate a senior's success.



Here Comes the Bus App
Do you want to set an alert for when the bus is near?  Download the "Here Comes the Bus" app to track your bus.  For complete information check out http://www.stokes.k12.nc.us/trans-busapp.html.



Chromebook Countdown!!
Students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting when Chromebooks will be issued.  A $25 insurance fee will be collected at the time of the meeting.

Put the following dates on your calendar now:

Wednesday, Jan 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

If your child prefers a mouse when on a computer, a wireless mouse might be a great Christmas gift idea!  


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

Sports News & Schedules

Monday, December 19
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Tuesday, December 20
5:00 pm - Basketball vs. Walkertown

Thursday, December 22 & Friday December 23
10:00 am - Stormie Speaks Insurance JV Christmas Classic

Monday, December 26 - Wednesday, December 28
Frank Spencer Holiday Classic
First Game - Monday, Dec 26 @ 2:00 pm
South Stokes vs. West Forsyth at Reagan High School


** Note dates and times are subject to change.
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!