Sunday, January 15, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - January 15, 2017




Saura Weekly Updates

January 15, 2017


We had a great first day of exams.   Exams count 20% of student's final grades.  Students should continue to study in order to do their best on their exams and finish this first semester strong!

Exam Reminders

Exams will continue this week:

Tues, January 17 - 2nd Period Exams
Wed, January 18 - 3rd Period Exams
Thurs, January 19 - 4th Period Exams
Fri, January 20 - Make-up Exams

A list of classes with exams can be found on our website at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3I-SrrrkgKWZmhtSHJ2QkFkbHRmYTQyTFdxZU92LVotMVZv/view.


Chromebook Countdown!!
Chromebooks go home this week!!!  We are very excited that Chromebooks are bagged, labeled and ready for distribution.  Please remember that students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting when Chromebooks are issued.  A $25 insurance/maintenance fee will be collected at the time of the meeting.  Meetings will begin in the gym and then students and parents will report to homeroom locations for more information and to pickup Chromebooks.  

Wednesday, Jan 18 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 9th & 10th Graders

Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 11th & 12th Graders

If you would like to preview Chromebook information, including the 1:1 Student/Parent Handbook go to  http://sshschromebookcenter.weebly.com/.  


Yearbook Reminders
Yearbooks will increase to $75 after exams, so be sure to get one now while they are still $10 off! You can get a yearbook online at www.yearbookforever.com or see Ms. Smith at school.

Senior ads are due Jan. 27. If you would like to have a lasting reminder in the yearbook of 12 years of hard work, memories, and success, then be sure to return your senior ads soon! Information is on the school website or see Ms. Smith with questions.


Athletic Boosters - Cash Drawing

Tickets are now available for the Booster's $10,000 cash drawing.  Tickets are $100 and include dinner for two.  The drawing will be held Saturday, March 18, 2017.  Tickets can be purchased from a booster member or in the school office.


Lunch Policy Changes
Stokes County charge procedures will change at the beginning of second semester.  When these changes take effect, students will not be able to charge from the Grab and Go line.  For complete details, see http://www.stokes.k12.nc.us/nutritionpayment.html.


Here Comes the Bus App
Know when your bus will arrive.  Use the "Here Comes the Bus App"!

For complete information check out http://www.stokes.k12.nc.us/trans-busapp.html.



Dates to Remember

EXAM 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 16
Holiday

Tuesday, January 17
2nd period exams
Dismiss 12:45 pm
2:00 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting in F2


Wednesday, January 18
3rd Period Exams
Dismiss 12:45 pm
6:30 pm - Chromebook Meetings - 9th & 10th Grade Students and Families


Thursday, January 19
4th Period Exams
Dismiss 12:45 pm
6:30 pm - Chromebook Meetings - 11th & 12th Grade Students and Families


Friday, January 20
Makeup Exams
Dismiss 12:45 pm
End of 1st Semester

Monday, January 23
Students report to Homeroom at 8:30 am to pick up schedules


Wednesday, January 25
BLOODMOBILE

Tuesday, January 31
REPORT CARDS


Sports News & Schedules

Friday, January 20
4:00 pm - Basketball @ North Surry
5:00 pm - Swim Meet @ Armfield CC
7:00 pm - Wrestling vs. North Surry

** 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!