Sunday, August 14, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates 8/14/2016

Weekly Updates - August 14, 2016

Sports News

Many of our fall athletes will be competing this week in their first competitions of the season. Tennis, volleyball, soccer and football all compete this week. A complete schedule of this week's games can be found on the school website or on the MaxPreps calendar: South Stokes High School Athletic Calendar.  

Tuesday, August 16
4:30 pm - Tennis @ Rockingham
5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. North Forsyth
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Rockingham

Wednesday, August 17
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Elkin

Thursday, August 18
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Bishop McGuinness
5:00 pm - Volleyball @ Wilkes Central
7:00 pm - JV Football @ East Wilkes

Friday, August 19
7:30 pm - Varsity Football vs. East Wilkes

Saturday, August 20
TIME TBA - Volleyball Tournament @ McMichael

Pictures for fall athletes will be taken on Tuesday, August 16.  Your coach will have more information.

Driver's Education

Registration is now open for the next driver's education class that will begin in September.  Complete information and the registration link can be found on the South Stokes website on the Drivers Ed page.

Band News
Band Camp will begin Monday, August 15 at 8:30 am.  More information can be found on the band website ( on the Blog page.

Be sure not to miss Saura sounds from the stands at our opening home football game on Friday, August 19 against East Wilkes!

Saura Gear
Don't miss the opportunity to get your Saura gear this fall.  T-shirts will be available this fall and the online store will reopen for Open House on August 23.

Student Schedules
Several students have called about class schedules.  Class schedules will be available beginning at Open House on Tuesday, August 23.  If you are not able to attend Open House, you may pick your schedule up during regular business hours beginning Wednesday, August 24.  Students will also get a copy of their schedules on the first day of school.

Parking Applications

Parking applications will be available beginning at Open House on August 23.  Seniors and juniors have first priority for front lot spots if applications are submitted before September 6.  Parking spots will be assigned based on the date applications are submitted.

Dates to Remember
Tuesday, August 23
3:30 pm - Freshman Orientation
5:00 pm - Freshman Parent Meeting
6:00 - 7:30 pm - Open House

Monday, August 29
First Day for students - Students will report to the gym when the bell rings at 8:25.
Homeroom lists will be posted in the lobby.

Monday, September 5
Labor Day Holiday

Saura Daily Schedule 2016-2017
8:00 – 8:25 Smart Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00 1st Period
10:05 – 11:40 2nd Period
11:45 – 1:40 3rd Period & Lunch
1:45 – 3:20 4th Period

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

I hope everyone is getting excited about the upcoming school year.  We look forward to seeing your soon!