Sunday, July 30, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - July 31, 2017

Tomorrow is the opening of the fall sports season.  Students planning to participate in a fall sport should check out tryout and practice information below.  Also, make plans to attend Open House on Tuesday, August 22 to be prepared for the first day of school.  

FALL SPORTS:  Tryout & Practice Information

All athletes must have a current sports physical on file, completed forms, and have paid the $5 drug fee to participate in practice.

Football:  If you are interested in playing football in the 2017 season, mandatory practices begin Monday, July 31 at 8:00 am.  A player must have 8 practices to play in a scrimmage and 10 practices to play in a game.  Please email Coach Holmes at if you have any concerns and/or questions.

Volleyball:  Tryouts will be Monday, July 31 and Tuesday, August 1 from 9:00-11:00 am and 6:00-8:00 pm both days.  Beginning Wednesday, August 2, practices will be held 6:00-8:30 pm each evening.

Cross Country:  Cross Country practice will practice Monday through Thursday at 7:00 pm.  Meet at the track.

Women's Golf:  Golf will practice beginning Tuesday, August 1 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm at Hemlock Golf Course.

Women's Tennis:  Practice for the ladies' tennis team will begin Monday at 9:00 am on the tennis courts.

Men's Soccer:  Soccer will practice Monday through Wednesday this week at 6:00 pm.

Freshman Orientation - August 22, 2017

3:30 pm - Welcome (in Cafeteria)

3:40 - 5:00 - Student Activities

5:00 - 5:45 pm - Freshman Student/Parent Meeting & Chromebook Training

Open House - August 22, 2017

6:00 - 7:30 pm - Open House (Schedules in cafeteria for 10th - 12th graders)

7:00 pm - Chromebook Training for any 9th grade parents who missed the training at 5:00 pm and 10th, 11th, & 12th graders and parents who did not attend last year.

Chromebook Pick-up 10th-12th Graders 
Thursday, August 24, 2017

1:00 - 4:00 pm - 10th -12th graders who received Chromebooks last year may pick-up their Chromebook. $25 insurance fee and Chromebook agreement signed by student and parent.

2017-2018 School Calendar

You can find the Stokes County Schools 2017-2018 calendar at

Dates to Remember

Tuesday, July 25
6:00 pm - Fall Athlete Student/Parent Meeting @ SSHS
Saturday, August 5
Volleyball car wash in downtown Walnut Cove

Monday, August 7
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting (Everyone invited to attend!)

Thursday, August 10
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting

Monday, August 14
Band Camp Begins

Tuesday, August 22
3:30 pm - Freshman Orientation
6:00-7:30 pm - Open House

Thursday, August 24
1:00 - 4:00 pm - Chromebook Pick-up (10th-12th graders who had a Chromebook last year - bring form and $25 insurance fee)

Monday, August 28
First Day of School (Full Day)

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

We're looking forward to seeing you soon!!