Friday, September 15, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - September 17, 2017

Homecoming Court
Seniors selected this year's Homecoming Court on Friday.  Congratulations to Sarah Birkholz, Autumn Burchette, Hannah Fischer, Ashlyn Hicks, Lauren Hunley, Carly Shelton, Samantha Stewart, Mallory Tedder, Mary Beth Wall, Ashleigh Washburn, Mary Weaver, and Mackenzie Yontz.  Homecoming is scheduled for Friday, October 6.

Jennifer Pharr Davis to Visit South Stokes
We are excited to announce that on Tuesday, September 19, Jennifer Pharr Davis, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, will be stopping by South Stokes on her Mountains-to-Sea Trail journey.   You can learn more about Ms. Davis at and more about her journey at  You can also read about the visit at

The PSAT will be administered Wednesday, October 11 at South Stokes.  The cost is $15 and all sophomores and juniors planning to apply to four-year colleges are encouraged to take the test.  Register and pick up a study guide by September 29 by visiting your counselor.

South Stokes 2nd Annual Color Run
Registration for the 2nd Annual Color Run has been extended until Tuesday.  The event will be held on September 30, 2017 at Southeastern Middle School beginning at 9:00 am.  Everyone is invited to walk, run, or jog in the event.  Proceeds will go to purchasing instructional supplies for the school.  For more information or to register, check out

Students who still need their Chromebook are encouraged to talk with Mrs. Cheek, Mrs. Himmelspach, Mrs. Campbell, or Ms. Elliott to make arrangements for pick-up.

Important Breakfast & Lunch Information 
Be sure to complete free and reduced lunch applications to determine continued eligibility.  If students received free or reduced lunch last year, they are still covered, but only for a short time.  

Dates to Remember

Monday, September 18
8:00 am - SGA Meeting
3:30 pm - Drivers Education Class Begins (Fee must be paid by first day of class)
After School - Fall Sports Pictures - Football, Tennis, Cheer & Golf
6:30 pm - Diamond Club Meeting

Tuesday, September 19
2:15 - Jennifer Pharr Davis visits South Stokes

Wednesday, September 20
6:30 pm - Beta Club Inductions

Thursday, September 21

8:30 am - Catawba Representative on campus
9:00 am - Jostens representative meets with seniors about graduation
9:45 am - Jostens representative meets with sophomores about class rings
Grades updated in PowerSchool for Progress Reports

Other upcoming events....

Wednesday, September 27
Lunch - Jostens will be here to take orders

Saturday, September 30
9:00 am - SSHS Color Run @ Southeastern Stokes Middle School

Friday, October 6
12:00 Noon - 2:00 pm - Homecoming Carnival
7:30 pm - HOMECOMING

Sports News and Schedules
Monday, September 18
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. West Stokes
5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Rockingham
6:00 pm - Soccer @ West Stokes
6:30 pm - Diamond Club Meeting
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm - Baseball Open Workouts

Tuesday, September 19
4:00 pm - Tennis @ North Stokes
4:00 pm - Golf @ Hemlock (Conference Teams)
5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. WS Prep
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Glenn

Thursday, September 21
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. WS Prep
4:00 pm - Cross Country @ Fisher River
5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Soccer @ East Surry
7:00 pm - JV Football vs. Bartlett-Yancey

Friday, September 22
7:30 pm - Varsity Football @ Bartlett Yancey

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