Friday, April 27, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - April 29, 2018

Coming Soon...Lion King!
Mark your calendars for May 4 and 5 and come out to see our theater students perform Lion
King, Jr.  Students are working hard on sets, costumes, and staging in preparation for the show.  Be sure to check out our student leaders at one of the three shows that weekend!

Relay for Life Donations
This week we will be collecting donations for Relay for Life.  Tuesday, May 1 is "A Day for Change" and we will be out during morning dropoffs to collect donations for Relay.  Also starting on Monday grade levels will be competing in a Penny War against one another and our staff for a slushie social.  Students are encouraged to drop change in the buckets in the office or during lunch in the cafeteria.  Penny War donations will be accepted through Thursday, May 10.

AML Wrestling
The South Stokes Football program will be hosting a night of family friendly professional wrestling with the stars of AML Wrestling on Friday, May 18.  Doors open at 5:30 pm if you would like to meet the wrestlers and the first match begins at 7:00 pm in the South Stokes Gym.  Tickets are $13.00 and can be purchased in the main office.

Prom Tickets
Prom tickets will be available starting this week.  Tickets are $35 each and can be purchased with cash only.  Purchase tickets before school in Mrs. Boak's classroom (F2) or after school in Ms. McBride's classroom (F1).  All school fees must be paid before purchasing a prom ticket.

Yearbook Information
Be sure to get your 2017-2018 yearbook.  Your can purchase yearbooks online at or at school and the cost is $75.

Events This Week

Monday, April 30
Prom Tickets go on sale
Penny Wars for Relay for Life Begins
3:30 - 8:00 pm - Lion King Rehearsal (ALL) - Auditorium

Tuesday, May 1
A Day for Change - Collection for Relay for Life
3:30 - 8:00 pm - Lion King Rehearsal (ALL) - Auditorium

Wednesday, May 2
8:00 am - SGA Meeting
3:30 - 8:00 pm - Lion King Rehearsal (ALL) - Auditorium

Friday, May 4
Special Olympics @ West Stokes
7:00 pm - Lion King, Jr

Saturday, May 5

2:00 pm - Lion King, Jr
7:00 pm - Lion King, Jr

Other upcoming events...

May 7 - 11
Teacher Appreciation Week 
Cheerleading Tryouts

Monday, May 7
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, May 9
3:30 pm - School Improvement Meeting (F2)

Friday, May 11
Relay for Life @ SSHS

Saturday, May 12
Boys' Volleyball Tournament

Friday, May 18
AML Wrestling @ SSHS

Saturday, May 19
7:30 - 11:30 pm - PROM - The Event Center @ Summit Square

Sunday, May 20
3:00 pm - Band Concert - Auditorium

Wednesday, May 23
3:00 - 5:00 pm - Forsyth Tech Orientation for Seniors

Friday, May 25
8:45 am - Awards Day
Talent Show (Time TBD)

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day Holiday

Friday, June 1 - Thursday, June 7

Wednesday, June 6
1:30 - 4:00 pm - Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 7
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Graduation Practice
Last Day of Class

Friday, June 8
7:00 pm - Graduation

Sports News and Schedules
Spring sports are now underway!  Spring Sports Schedules are now available at  Please note:  Dates, locations and times are subject to change.  

Monday, April 30
12:30 pm - Golf @ Cedarbrook (Practice Round)
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Atkins
7:00 pm - Baseball vs. Bishop McGuinness

Tuesday, May 1
Golf @ Cedarbrook 1A Regionals
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball Conference Tournament SSHS @ East Surry

Wednesday, May 2
5:00 pm Baseball vs. East Surry @ North Stokes (If win on Monday)

Thursday, May 3
2:00 pm - Conference Track Meet @ North Stokes
6:00 pm - Softball Conference Tournament Championship Game @ SSHS (N. Stokes vs. East Surry/South Stokes winner)

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