Sunday, May 28, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - May 28, 2017















Thank you to everyone who came out to our Awards Day and Talent Show on Friday. It was a great day of celebrating our Sauras as we wrap up the 2016-2017 school year. If you missed Awards Day, you can view the video on our Facebook page.

Please remember that Monday, May 29 is Memorial Day and there will be no school for students.

Dates to Remember

Monday, May 29
Memorial Day Holiday

Friday, June 2
1st Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Monday, June 5
2nd Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Tuesday, June 6
3rd Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Wednesday, June 7
4th Period Exams

Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Thursday June 8
Makeup Exams
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Friday, June 9
7:00 pm - Graduation


Chromebooks for Exams and Roll-In
All students who have Chromebooks checked out from the school will need to bring them fully charged to all of their exams in June.  Students who do not bring their Chromebooks will have to make-up their exam on the make-up exam day.  Students may not take state exams on personal devices.  Students who did not check out a Chromebook will be provided a device on the day of their exam.  Students will need to turn in Chromebooks on the day of their last exam.  Failure to return a Chromebook will result in a $159 being added to the fees owed list.    


Yearbook Reminder
Yearbooks were given out on Friday.  There are only a few left.  Be sure to see Ms. Smith in D6 if you are interested in purchasing a copy.


SENIORS!
Pay your fees and lunch charges, turn in your library books, make plans to attend graduation practices, and make sure your grades and attendance are what they need to be in order to meet graduation requirements.  Check out the Senior Page of the South Stokes website for dates and details.








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.

Have a great week!!




GO SAURAS!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - May 21, 2017















We appreciate everyone coming out for our events this past week for booster meetings, softball game, Barnes & Noble Bookfair, band concert, National Honor Society Inductions, or one of the other many events going on! Our students and staff appreciate your support!



Dates to Remember
Tuesday, May 23
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Thursday, May 25
Juniors Meet about Senior Year

Friday, May 26
8:45 am - Awards Day
2:00 pm - Talent Show


Monday, May 29
Memorial Day Holiday


June 2-8 EXAMS
  • Friday, June 2 - 1st Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Monday, June 5 - 2nd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Tuesday, June 6 - 3rd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Wednesday, June 7 - 4th Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Thursday, June 8 - Make-up Exams - Early Dismissal
Wednesday, June 7
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 8
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Friday, June 9

7:00 pm - Graduation


Chromebooks for Exams and Roll-In
All students who have Chromebooks checked out from the school will need to bring them fully charged to all of their exams in June.  Students who do not bring their Chromebooks will have to make-up their exam on the make-up exam day.  Students may not take state exams on personal devices.  Students who did not check out a Chromebook will be provided a device on the day of their exam.  Students will need to turn in Chromebooks on the day of their last exam.  Failure to return a Chromebook will result in a $159 being added to the fees owed list.    

Air Quality Flags
You may have noticed the new flags at our school entrance.  We are now a part of the EPA Air Quality Flag Program.  The color of the flag indicates air quality for the day.  For complete details, see The Stokes News article at http://thestokesnews.com/news/local-news-1/9692/south-stokes-flies-an-air-quality-flag-to-protect-health.

Yearbook Reminder
We will be giving them out on Awards day, May 26.  A small number of yearbooks are still available.  Be sure to purchase yours as soon as possible to guarantee a copy!

SENIORS!
With less than a month until graduation, make sure you've taken care of all those last minute details.  Pay your fees and lunch charges, turn in your library books, get those invitations out to friends and family, make plans to attend graduation practices, and make sure your grades and attendance are what they need to be in order to meet graduation requirements.  Check out the Senior Page of the South Stokes website for dates and details.



Sports News & Schedules

Thank you for your support of our athletes during the 2016-2017 school year.  Many workouts are currently underway and summer camps are being scheduled.  Be sure to encourage students to become a part of their favorite sports team!




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.

Have a great week!!




GO SAURAS!

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - May 14, 2017















It was another busy week at South with many things to celebrate.  Congratulations to our Saura Golf Team who placed 3rd in the NCHSAA 2-A State Championship in Pinehurst on Tuesday.  Our track team performed well in regionals on Friday and Saturday and our softball team advanced to the third round of the state playoffs and will take on Draughn this coming week.  On Saturday night, about 200 students enjoyed the Junior/Senior Prom.  Congratulations to our Prom King, Chase Tedder and Prom Queen Breanna Seagle!  Also this week, our own Mrs. Becky Patterson was names Stokes County's Teacher of the Year for the 2017-2018 school year!!  Please join us in congratulating Mrs. Patterson who is very deserving of this award.

There are several special events going on in the next several weeks.  Come out and support our Sauras as you are able!


Dates to Remember

Monday, May 15
6:30 pm - Gridiron Meeting
7:00 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting (Elect Officers)


Tuesday, May 16
PROGRESS REPORTS

Wednesday, May 17


Thursday, May 18

Forsyth Tech Placement Test (Select Students)
Barnes & Noble Bookfair - SSHS Art Display & 6 pm Chorus Performance


Friday, May 19

Senior Trip

Sunday, May 21
3:00 pm - Spring Band Concert
5:00 pm - National Honor Society Inductions

Tuesday, May 23

3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting


Friday, May 26
8:45 am - Awards Day

2:00 pm - Talent Show


Monday, May 29

Memorial Day Holiday


June 2-8 EXAMS

  • Friday, June 2 - 1st Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Monday, June 5 - 2nd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Tuesday, June 6 - 3rd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Wednesday, June 7 - 4th Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Thursday, June 8 - Make-up Exams - Early Dismissal
Wednesday, June 7
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 8
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Friday, June 9
7:00 pm - Graduation


Chromebooks for Exams and Roll-In
All students who have Chromebooks checked out from the school will need to bring them fully charged to all of their exams in June.  Students who do not bring their Chromebooks will have to make-up their exam on the make-up exam day.  Students may not take state exams on personal devices.  Students who did not check out a Chromebook will be provided a device on the day of their exam.  Students will need to turn in Chromebooks on the day of their last exam.  Failure to return a Chromebook will result in a $159 being added to the fees owed list.    

Yearbook Reminder
If anyone wants to use a credit card to buy a yearbook, there is one week left to do so at www.yearbookforever.com. Online sales will end 5/20. Yearbooks will still be available at school after May 20, but you will need to use cash or check. We will be giving them out on Awards day, May 26.There are fewer than 50 books remaining and we anticipate that we will sell out. Order yours today to guarantee a copy!

SENIORS!
With less than a month until graduation, make sure you've taken care of all those last minute details.  Pay your fees and lunch charges, turn in your library books, get those invitations out to friends and family, make plans to attend graduation practices, and make sure your grades and attendance are what they need to be in order to meet graduation requirements.  Check out the Senior Page of the South Stokes website for dates and details.



Sports News & Schedules

Tuesday, May 16
6:00 pm - Softball @ Draughn

Friday, May 19
Track State Championships
** Note: Dates and times are subject to change.  

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.

Have a great week!!




GO SAURAS!

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - May 7, 2017















This week is Teacher Appreciation Week. We hope you will join us in thanking the teachers at South Stokes for their service to our students and community this week.

Below you will find many of the events scheduled through the end of the school year including exams and graduation practices. Even though the end of the school year is quickly approaching, we continue to remind students the importance of completing assignments and attending school regularly. We appreciate your help in communicating the importance of fulfilling commitments and building a strong academic and attendance record for future success.


Dates to Remember

May 8-12
AP Exams Continue

Wednesday, May 10
7:50 am - School Improvement Team Meeting (F2)

Thursday, May 11
3:30 pm - Sports Physicals (Bring form with page 1 completed and $10) CANCELLED!

Saturday, May 13
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm - PROM

**DATE CHANGE** Wednesday, May 17 - Thursday, May 18

Friday, May 19
Senior Trip

Sunday, May 21
3:00 pm - Spring Band Concert
5:00 pm - National Honor Society Inductions

Tuesday, May 23
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Friday, May 26
8:45 am - Awards Day
2:00 pm - Talent Show

Monday, May 29
Memorial Day Holiday

June 2-8

  • Friday, June 2 - 1st Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Monday, June 5 - 2nd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Tuesday, June 6 - 3rd Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Wednesday, June 7 - 4th Period Exams - Early Dismissal
  • Thursday, June 8 - Make-up Exams - Early Dismissal

Wednesday, June 7
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 8
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - REQUIRED Graduation Practice

Friday, June 9
7:00 pm - Graduation


SENIORS!
With only one short month left until graduation, make sure you've taken care of all those last minute details.  Pay your fees and lunch charges, turn in your library books, get those invitations out to friends and family, make plans to attend graduation practices, and make sure your grades and attendance are what they need to be in order to meet graduation requirements.  Check out the Senior Page of the South Stokes website for dates and details.

Yearbook Reminder
Yearbooks will only be available online at www.yearbookforever.com for three more weeks (through 5/20), though they will still be available in-school. There are fewer than 50 books remaining and we anticipate that we will sell out. Order yours today to guarantee a copy!


Sports News & Schedules

State Playoff Information TBD

Monday, May 8
Golf States

Tuesday, May 9
Golf States

Friday, May 12
Track Regionals

Saturday, May 13
Track Regionals


** Note: Dates and times are subject to change.  

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.

Have a great week!!




GO SAURAS!