Sunday, March 19, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - March 19, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates

March 19, 2017

2017-2018 Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Mrs. Becky Patterson who was selected by her peers as the 2017-2018 South Stokes Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Patterson is an exceptional math teacher and we are fortunate to have her as a part of our Saura Family.  We know she will represent us well as she competes for the Stokes County Teacher of the Year!

The Future is Bright
This week, South Stokes celebrated being one of seven schools in North Carolina to be awarded a grant from Duke Energy for solar panels that will be installed on our campus.  We appreciate our special guests who attended our special presentation and look forward to the educational opportunities it will bring to students in Stokes County.
For some video about the event, visit

Saura Band El Cabo Night
Come out and support the Saura Band at El Cabo Monday night, March 20 from 5-10 PM.  A percentage of your dine in or take out order will help support the Saura Marching Band.  

South Stokes has been chosen as a site for the 2017 ACC Barnstorming Tour.  Senior basketball players from Duke, UNC, NC State, and Wake Forest will take the floor for an exciting night of basketball.  Phil Ford will coach this year's team.  The game will be April 19.  Tickets are available at and will soon be available at school and in the community.

Save the Date - PROM!
This year's prom will be Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Prom will be held at The Event Center at Summit Square in Stanleyville.  Information about outside date applications and tickets will be available soon.

Yearbook Reminder
Yearbooks are still on sale online at or at school from Alyssa Smith.

Spring Fees
Please make sure to pay your spring 2017 fees!  Fees may be paid in the office payable with cash or check.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at  You can find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page.

The following classes have fees:
Art - $12.00
Band - $12.00
Chorus/Theatre Arts - $10.00
Math - $5.00
PE - $8.00
Science (regular) - $5.00
Science (advanced) - $10.00

Dates to Remember
Monday, March 20
5:00-10:00 PM - Saura Band Night @ El Cabo
6:00 pm - Board of Education Meeting @ Walnut Cove Elementary

Tuesday, March 21
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Friday, March 24
End of 3rd Quarter

Monday & Tuesday, March 27 & 28
Teacher Workdays

Wednesday, April 5
Report Cards
Cap & Gown Pictures (Check requirements for clothing HERE)

April 10-17 - SPRING BREAK

Wednesday, April 19
ACC Barnstorming Tour

Sports News & Schedules

Monday, March 20
4:30 pm - Track vs. Morehead/McMichael

Tuesday, March 21
4:00 pm - Golf @ Forbush/Wilkes (Yadkin CC)
4:30 pm - Tennis @ West Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop

Wednesday, March 22
4:00 pm - Baseball vs. East Surry
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Atkins
4:00 pm - Golf @ Pilot Knob Park
6:00 pm - Softball @ Mt Airy

Thursday, March 23
4:30 pm - Baseball @ East Forsyth
4:30 pm - Tennis @ Carver
4:30 pm - Track @ Carver
5:00 pm - Softball @ East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. McMichael

Check out spring sports schedules at at  

** Note: Dates and times are subject to change.  

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

Have a great week!!