Sunday, September 4, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates 9/4/2016

Weekly Updates - September 4, 2016

Thank you to everyone for a great first week of the 2016-2017 school year!  By this time, students are getting settled in their classes.  Please remember the importance of being in class everyday on time for success.

Schedule for the Week
Monday, September 5, school is closed for the Labor Day Holiday.

Today, Sunday September 4 is the last day to get $5 off the price of $65 on the 2016-2017 yearbook. Books can be purchased at  Beginning tomorrow, the price is $65.

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.  Registration will close on September 14.

Parking Applications
Parking applications are still available.  Juniors and seniors who submit all necessary application materials and the $25 parking fee by September 6 will receive first priority for front lot parking spaces.  Students who have turned in parking applications will receive their parking permits this week.  We will begin enforcing parking permits soon so be sure to get yours this week!

School Safety
By order of the Stokes County Fire Marshal and for the safety of all of the individuals on campus, please do not block fire lanes when you come to ballgames or other events at school.  The travel lane around the front parking lot, including all of the access roads between buildings on campus are designated fire lanes and cars should not be left unattended in these areas.  Thank you for helping us keep clear access to our school for emergency responders.

School Fees
Several of you have asked about paying fees.  The simplest way to pay fees is online at  You can find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page.  We will also be adding a link on the South Stokes Parent Page later this week.  Cash and check payments will be accepted at school in the lobby beginning Monday, September 12.

Dates to Remember
Monday, September 5
Labor Day Holiday

Thursday, September 8 & Friday, September 9
Club Rush During Lunch

Saturday, September 10 & Sunday, September 11
Stokes Stomp

Tuesday, September 20
Make-Up Day for Senior Pictures
Progress Reports

Wednesday, September 21
6:00 pm - BETA Club Inductions

Thursday, September 22
Jostens meets with Sophomores (Class Rings) and Seniors (Cap & Gown)

Monday, September 26
Picture Makeups for Underclassmen

Friday, September 30
Seniors Order Cap and Gown!

Sports News & Schedules

Tuesday, September 6
4:30 pm - Tennis @ North Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer @ East Surry

Wednesday, September 7
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. East Surry
4:00 pm - Golf @ West Stokes

Thursday, September 8
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. McMichael
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop McGuinness
7:00 pm - JV Football @ Alleghany

Friday, September 9
7:30 pm - Varsity Football vs. Alleghany (Theme:  White Out)

For a full schedule of athletic events, see the South Stokes High School Athletic Calendar.  

Enjoy Labor Day and we look forward to another great week in Saura Country!

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