Saturday, November 4, 2017

Saura Weekly Updates - November 5, 2017

It is hard to believe we are already halfway through first semester.  Exams and final grades will be here before you know it, so make sure students are keeping up-to-date with assignments and studying regularly.  This week will be a short week with a teacher workday on Thursday and a holiday on Friday.  

Fall Raffle
Fall Raffle RUSH is here.  Help support South Stokes High School and get your chance to win one of several BIG prizes!  Tickets can be purchased online or at school.  For complete information, check out the raffle website at

Stokes County Schools - Town Hall Meetings
Our school district will soon be updating our strategic plan and need your help.  There is a survey you can complete on our school website and there will be three town hall meetings to gather feedback about what we can do to improve Stokes County Schools.  You are invited to attend any of the town hall meetings.

Town Hall Meeting Schedule
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 6:00-7:00 pm @ South Stokes High School
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 6:00-7:00 pm @ West Stokes High School
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 6:00-7:00 pm @ North Stokes High School

Picture Retakes
Students who did not get their picture made for the yearbook can call Lifetouch at 336-765-7288  and schedule an appointment to have their picture made at the Kernersville office on November 11.   

YEARBOOK Information
Yearbooks are on sale for $65! You can purchase them in school or with a credit card at See Ms. Smith with any questions

Information for senior ads has been distributed to students. You can easily create and purchase a senior ad online at or you can bring everything to Ms. Smith and the yearbook staff. The deadline is in January and all submitted photographs will be returned to you. Contact Ms. Smith with any questions!

Do you have a great picture of a student, athlete, or school event that you would love to see in the yearbook? Download the free app "Yearbook Snap" and use access code SSHS to send us your pics!

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.

Dates to Remember

Monday, November 6
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting
7:00 pm - Powder Puff Game (Junior Girls vs. Senior Girls)

Tuesday, November 7
6:00 pm - Stokes County Schools Town Hall Meeting

Wednesday, November 8
7:50 am - School Improvement Team Meeting

Thursday, November 9
Teacher Workday

Friday, November 10
Veterans Day Holiday

Monday, November 13
Report Cards

Monday, November 13 - Friday, November 17
College Application Week

Other November Dates to Remember....

Tuesday, November 21
College & Career Readiness Day
     - 9th Grade - College & Career Exploration
     - 10th Grade - Pre-ACT Test
     - 11th Grade - Practice ACT
     - 12th Grade - Practice WorkKeys, College Applications, Financial Aid Presentations

Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26

No School - Thanksgiving

Sports News and Schedules

Monday, November 6
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Friday, November 
7:30 pm - 1st Round of State Playoffs vs. Community School of Davidson

Look for winter sports schedules to be posted soon.

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