Saturday, May 12, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - May 13, 2018

It was a busy weekend for the Sauras!  In addition to hosting Relay for Life, the softball team traveled to Polk County for a state playoff game, the volleyball team hosted the Boys Volleyball tournament, the track team had several athletes place in the regional track meet, and the soccer team advanced in state playoffs.  Coming up this week, the soccer team will host Polk County Tuesday night at 6:00 pm and several members of the track team will compete next Saturday in the State Track Meet.

Regional Track Meet Results:  

Pole Vault
2nd Place - Bryson Autry
3rd Place - Austin Harger

3rd Place - Elijah Dunn

1st Place - Nimai Browning

Long Jump
4th Place - PJ Samuels

We are very proud of our students and all of their accomplishments!

Penny Wars Results

Thank you to everyone who donated to Relay for Life.  The results of our Penny Wars were:

9th Grade - $91.47
10th Grade - $39.16
11th Grade - $24.12
12th Grade - $12.49
Staff - $132.86

The 9th Grade and our staff will be treated to a slushie social!

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.

Yearbook Information
Yearbooks will be distributed on Friday, May 25.  If you have not ordered yours already, there are limited copies left so be sure to purchase a copy now.  The cost is $75 and you can see Alyssa Smith for more information or to order.

Spring Football Practice
Spring football practice will begin Monday, May 14 and will last through Friday, May 25.  Practice will run from 3:45 - 5:45 pm each afternoon.  Each athlete must have an up-to-date physical on file in order to participate.  Physical forms can be found in the main office or on the South Stokes website on the Athletics page.  Summer conditioning workouts will begin June 11 and will be held Monday through Thursday from 8:30 -11:00 am.  For a full schedule, talk to or email Coach Holmes.

Events This Week

Tuesday, May 15
7:45 am - AP Calculus Exam

Wednesday, May 16
7:45 am - AP English Language Exam
5:30 pm - Cheer Meeting in Cafeteria

Thursday, May 17
11:30 am - AP Statistics Exam
Safe & Sober Prom Night T-Shirts During Lunch
Progress Reports - Please check grades in PowerSchool

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

Other upcoming events...

Tuesday, May 22
Saura Seniors Serve Day (Visit Elementary Schools and Picnic)
7:00 pm - National Honor Society Inductions

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
1st Period Exams
Early Dismissal

Monday, June 4
2nd Period Exams
Early Dismissal

Tuesday, June 5
3rd Period Exams
Early Dismissal

Wednesday, June 6
4th Period Exams
Early Dismissal
1:30 - 4:00 pm - Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 7
Make-up Exams
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Graduation Practice
Early Dimissal
Last Day of School Year

Friday, June 8
7:00 pm - Graduation

Sports News and Schedules

Monday, May 14 - Friday, May 25
3:45 - 5:45 pm - Spring Football Practice

Tuesday, May 15
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Polk County (3rd Round State Playoffs)

Wednesday, May 16
5:30 pm - Cheer Meeting (Cafeteria)

Friday, May 18
State Track Meet
7:00 pm - AML Wrestling Event

Look for additional updates on playoff games on our website.

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