Friday, February 16, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - February 18, 2018

Spring Semester Fees
Last week students received information about their fees for spring semester.  Please remember to send fee money in as soon as possible.  You can also pay fees online at as well.  If you have questions about fees, please call the office.  

Fee Schedule:
Art - $12
Band - $12
Chorus - $10
Theatre - $10
Math - $5
All PE classes - $8
Science - $5
AP Science - $10

National FFA Week - February 17-24
This week the South Stokes FFA will host a variety of activities as part of National FFA Week.  Games and activities will be going on each day during lunch and the FFA invites all students to participate in the themes for each day.

Monday - 'Merica Monday - Calf Roping Competition
Tuesday - Camo Tuesday - Milking Parlor
Wednesday - Farm Animal - Round  hay bale races
Thursday - Blue & Gold - Kiss the Pig
Friday - Farmer Friday - Petting Zoo

Thank you to El Cabo, Little Creek Diner, Main Street, and Sam's for providing prizes for the week's activities.

Curriculum Fair

South Stokes will hold its annual Curriculum Fair on Thursday, March 1 from 6:00-7:00 pm.  Rising 8th graders and their parents are invited to come and learn about course offerings and complete registration for the 2018-2019 school year.  Upperclassmen and their parents are also welcome to come and learn more about the required and elective courses offered at South.

Yearbook Information
Seniors, we are currently accepting senior baby pictures for the yearbook!  This is a great opportunity to secure a special place in the yearbook, especially if you didn't get in a senior ad.  Bring your best baby picture and $5 to Ms. Smith in D6/C7 or to the box in the library.  The deadline is February 23. 

Be sure to get your 2017-2018 yearbook.  Your can purchase yearbooks online at or at school and the cost is $75.

Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway
The annual cash giveaway is Saturday, March 17, 2018.  Tickets are $100 and entitle the buyer to dinner for two and a chance at $10,000.  Other cash prizes and door prizes will be given away.  Be sure to get your tickets now - only 250 will be sold.  Help support your Saura athletes with a donation and join us for a fun evening.  Tickets may be purchased from Athletic Booster members or at the school.

Letter Jackets

New letter jackets will be available soon!  Stay tuned for details and ordering information.

Community Events

The 2018 Feed Stokes 5K/Half-Marathon and Jock Lloyd Challenge honors former South Stokes teacher Jock Lloyd.  The event is scheduled for Saturday, March 10 at Central Park in King.  Registration is $15 for students and the Stokes County school with the greatest percentage of participants (based on size of school)  wins the trophy for the year.  This is a great way to support our local food banks.  Be sure to select South Stokes as your school when you register.  Registration and information can be found at  

Events This Week

Monday, February 19
AMerica Monday - Calf Roping Competition

Tuesday, February 20
Camo Tuesday - Milking Parlor

Wednesday, February 21
Farm Animal - Round haybale races
8:00 am - SGA Meeting
10:00 am - Girls State Interest Meeting

Thursday, February 22
Blue & Gold - Kiss the Pig

Friday, February 23
Farmer Friday - Petting Zoo

Other dates to remember....
Tuesday, February 27
ACT (All Juniors)
6:30 pm - JROTC Booster Meeting
7:00 pm - Band Booster Meeting

Thursday, March 1
6:00-7:00 pm - Curriculum Fair

Monday, March 5
6:30 pm - Athletic Booster Meeting

Sports News and Schedules
Spring sports practices start soon!  Students interested in trying out and participating in athletics must have a current physical on file (PHYSICAL FORM).  For more information about teams, practices, and more, see Coach Adams or the coaches of each sport.  

Tuesday, February 20

State Playoff Basketball Game @ SSHS

Thursday, February 22
5:15 pm - Soccer @ South Iredell (Scrimmage)

Spring Sports Schedules will soon be available.  Please note:  Dates, locations and times are subject to change.  For the most current information, follow us on Twitter @SauraPride and connect with us on Facebook.  Links to our social media sites, this blog and more can be found at our school website:

Be sure to follow the South Stokes Athletic Boosters on Facebook  for information about Saura merchandise and more.