Sunday, November 27, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - November 27, 2016




Saura Weekly Updates

November 27, 2016





Chromebook Countdown!!

We now have three carts of Chromebooks in use throughout the school.  Students will receive their individual Chromebooks in cases when we deploy in January. Students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting when Chromebooks will be issued.  A $25 insurance fee will be collected at the time of the meeting.

Put the following dates on your calendar now:

Wednesday, Jan 18 - 6:30 pm
Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 9th & 10th Graders

Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm
Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 11th & 12th Graders

Be sure to watch Twitter and our weekly messages for updates about the Chromebook deployment! 



Yearbook Info
Yearbooks are on sale for $65. You can get them at school or online at www.yearbookforever.com. Yearbooks will go up to $75 second semester so get yours now!

Senior Ads will be due in January. There is a flyer on the school website, and one was sent home in homerooms. Please see Ms. Smith with any questions and to turn in materials.



Other Reminders
Don't forget to pay school fees in the office or online.  Fees can be paid with check or cash.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. Find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page

Dates to Remember
Monday, November 28
5:45 pm - Powderpuff Football Game Sponsored by SGA

Wednesday, December 21
Early Dismissal

Thursday, December 22 - Monday, January 2
Winter Break

Week of January 9-13
First Semester Exams


Sports News & Schedules

Monday, November 28
5:45 pm - Powderpuff Football Game

Tuesday, November 29
Basketball @ Starmount

Wednesday, November 30
Basketball @ McMichael
6:00 pm - Wrestling vs. Uwharrie Charter/West Davidson

Friday, December 2
4:00 pm - Basketball vs. North Stokes
5:00 pm - Swim Meet @ Stokes Family YMCA


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

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 www.south.stokes.k12.nc.us.





GO SAURAS!

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - November 20, 2016


Weekly Updates - November 20, 2016



Thanksgiving Holiday
School will be closed for students Wednesday, November 23 through Friday November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving.  The school office will also be closed on these days.  We hope everyone has a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving!

Chromebook Countdown!!

Be sure to watch Twitter and our weekly messages for updates about the Chromebook deployment!  Students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting where Chromebooks will be issued.  Put the following dates on your calendar now:

Wednesday, January 18 - 6:30 pm Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 9th & 10th Graders

Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm - Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 11th & 12th Graders



Yearbook Info
Yearbooks are on sale for $65. You can get them at school or online at www.yearbookforever.com. Yearbooks will go up to $75 second semester so get yours now!

Senior Baby Pictures are due to Ms. Smith on Tuesday. Please bring your picture and $5.

Senior Ads will be due in January. There is a flyer on the school website, and one was sent home in homerooms. Please see Ms. Smith with any questions and to turn in materials.


Other Reminders
Don't forget to pay school fees in the office or online.  Fees can be paid with check or cash.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. Find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page

Dates to Remember
Monday, November 21 & Tuesday, November 22
All-County Band Clinic

Tuesday, November 22
Progress Reports

Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25
No School - School Office Closed -  Happy Thanksgiving!


Sports News & Schedules

Tuesday, November 22
4:00 pm - Basketball @ East Surry

Wednesday, November 23
6:00 pm - Wrestling vs. Lexington, Smith, & Chatham Charter

Monday, November 28
6:00 pm - Powderpuff Football Game Sponsored by SGA


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

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 www.south.stokes.k12.nc.us.





GO SAURAS!

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - November 13, 2016

Weekly Updates - November 13, 2016


Report Cards
Report cards come home with students on Monday, November 14.  Please be sure to review attendance and grades as we are halfway through the first semester.  Keep in mind that students who miss more than 13.5 days in a semester will not receive credit for their courses and be required to file a waiver justifying why they should receive credit with excessive absences.  Waiver forms will be distributed to students who miss more than 13.5 days at the end of the semester.

Chromebook Countdown!!

Be sure to watch Twitter and our weekly messages for updates about the Chromebook deployment!  Students and parent/guardians are required to attend a deployment meeting where Chromebooks will be issued.  Put the following dates on your calendar now:

Wednesday, January 18 - 6:30 pm - Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 9th & 10th Graders

Thursday, January 19 - 6:30 pm - Parent/Student Deployment/Distribution Meeting for 11th & 12th Graders



Yearbook Info
Yearbooks are available for $65 at school or online, they will be $75 next semester, so get yours now! The website is www.yearbookforever.com.
Senior baby pictures are due Nov. 22 to Ms. Smith. Please bring your picture and $5 before Thanksgiving break.

Flyers went out in homerooms for Senior Ads.The info is also on the website. Please contact Ms. Smith with questions or if you would like to discuss a payment plan.


Enrichment Fridays
Friday, November 18, students will begin attending 30-minute enrichment sessions to help learn life skills, complete college-preparatory activities, and prepare for the ACT.  These sessions will be conducted through the end of February on Fridays. 


Other Reminders
Don't forget to pay school fees in the office or online.  Fees can be paid with check or cash.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. Find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page

Dates to Remember
Monday, November 14
Report Cards

Wednesday, November 16
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - JROTC
     8:15 am - Shooting Team
     8:20 am - Drilll Team
CTE Career Fair (Lunch)

Thursday, November 17
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - Youth & Government, GSA
     8:15 am - FCS, Quiz Bowl
     8:20 am - Helping Hands
6:30 pm - Athletic Booster Meeting

Friday, November 18 

Enrichment Begins
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - BETA Club, Mu Alpha Theta
     8:15 am - NHS, SGA
     8:20 am - Saura Spirit

Monday, November 21 & 22
Band All-County Clinic

Tuesday, November 22
Progress Reports

Wednesday, November 23-Friday, November 25
No School - Happy Thanksgiving!


Sports News & Schedules

The winter sports season opens Friday night with basketball against McMichael.  For a full schedule of athletic events, see the South Stokes High School Athletic Calendar.  

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 www.south.stokes.k12.nc.us.





GO SAURAS!

Sunday, November 6, 2016

Saura Weekly Updates - November 6, 2016

Weekly Updates - November 6, 2016


Chromebook Countdown!!

Our deployment plan for the Chromebook one-to-one computer initiative has been approved!  We are planning deployment for the first week of second semester.  Every student in the school will receive a Chromebook to use at home and school.  We have been preparing for this digital conversion for a year and a half and are excited about instructional opportunities we will be able to offer our students with increased access to technology.  Look for more information on the deployment on Twitter and our Blog.  Parents and students will have to attend an orientation meeting, a $25 insurance/maintenance fee will be due, and a student/parent contract will need to be signed at the time of distribution.

Financial Aid
Seniors and their parents are invited to join us Wednesday evening, November 9 from 6:00-8:00 pm in the South Stokes Media Center. A representative from Surry Community College will be here to present information about the 2017-2018 application for federal financial aid. You may also bring your tax return information from the 2015 tax year that night and have assistance to fill out the FAFSA. For more information about the evening or what to bring please contact Mrs. Sawyer or Ms. Barker.

Yearbook Info
Yearbooks are available for $65 at school or online, they will be $75 next semester, so get yours now! The website is www.yearbookforever.com
Senior baby pictures are due Nov. 22 to Ms. Smith. Please bring your picture and $5 before Thanksgiving break.

Flyers went out in homerooms this week for Senior Ads.The info is also on the website. Please contact Ms. Smith with questions or if you would like to discuss a payment plan.


Enrichment Fridays
Friday, November 18, students will begin attending 30-minute enrichment sessions to help learn life skills, complete college-preparatory activities, and prepare for the ACT.  These sessions will be conducted through the end of February on Fridays. 


Other Reminders
Don't forget to pay school fees in the office or online.  Fees can be paid with check or cash.  Checks should include phone numbers.  You can also pay fees online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/. Find detailed information about this service on the Stokes County Schools website on the Parent Page

Dates to Remember
November 7 - 8:30 am Board of Education Meeting

November 9 - Election Day

November 10 - Teacher Workday

November 11 - Holiday

November 14 - Report Cards

November 16 - Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - JROTC
     8:15 am - Shooting Team
     8:20 am - Drilll Team

November 17 - Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - Youth & Government, GSA
     8:15 am - FCS, Quiz Bowl
     8:20 am - Helping Hands

November 18 - 
Club Pictures for Yearbook
     8:10 am - BETA Club, Mu Alpha Theta
     8:15 am - NHS, SGA
     8:20 am - Saura Spirit



Sports News & Schedules

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

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 www.south.stokes.k12.nc.us.





GO SAURAS!