Friday, October 26, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - October 28, 2018















It was another busy week at South!  We had a great turnout for the Powder Puff game on Wednesday and will be sending $700 to Cape Fear Elementary to help in their hurricane recovery efforts.  We also enjoyed celebrating many of our Sauras as we wind down the Fall 2018 sports season.  Workouts for winter sports begin next week.  For more information, check out our website or come by the office.  



Events This Week



Tuesday, October 30
End of 1st Quarter
8:00 am - Coding Club Meeting - Library
8:00 am - SGA Meeting D5
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting



Thursday, November 1

Sports Physicals After School ($10) - Bring Sports Physical Form signed by a parent

Other upcoming events...

Monday, November 5

Forsyth Tech Placement Test
6:30 pm - Parent Organizations Financial Meeting

Tuesday, November 6
Forsyth Tech Placement Test
Jostens meetings
- Seniors about graduation items
- Sophomores about class rings


Wednesday, November 7
8:30 am - 1:30 pm - Blood Drive

Friday, November 9
Student Day (Make-up Day for Oct 12)

Monday, November 12
Veterans Day Holiday

Tuesday, November 13
Report Cards



Fall Blood Drive
Our health sciences program will be sponsoring our fall blood drive on Wednesday, November 7, from 8:30 am until 1:30 pm.  One pint of blood can save three lives and we hope you will consider donating.  You can go online to the American Red Cross (zip code 27052) to schedule an appointment or walk in on the day of the drive.  Visitors are asked to please sign in at the office when you arrive. 




Forsyth Tech Placement Test
Students interested in taking a Forsyth Tech class next semester should sign up for the placement test with Mrs. Sawyer.


Drivers Ed Class

The next drivers ed class will be held November 26 - December 10 from 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the auditorium.  Students must have been born on or before May 26, 2004 to register for the class.  Registration is available on the Drivers Ed page of the website at the bottom of the page.  Registration will close on November 13 and the class roster will be posted on November 16.  



Sports News and Schedules
All students interested in 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.  

Students who are interested in being on the swim team should see Mrs. Snow in C4. 

Wrestling workouts begin Monday right after school. 

Monday, October 29
3:30 pm - Boys Basketball Workouts 
5:30 pm - Girls Basketball Workouts

Tuesday, October 30
3:30 pm - Boys Basketball Workouts 
5:30 pm - Girls Basketball Workouts
5:30 pm - Soccer @ East Surry (3rd Place Shoot-Out)


Wednesday, October 31
3:30 pm - Boys Basketball Tryouts 
5:30 pm - Girls Basketball Tryouts

Friday, November 2
7:30 pm- Varsity Football @ North Stokes

Saturday, November 3
Cross Country State Championship @ Ivey Redmon Park

Monday, November 5
6:30 pm - Athletic Booster Meeting / Financial Meeting

GO SAURAS!!









Saturday, October 20, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - October 21, 2018














We hope you were able to join us for our 2018 Homecoming on Friday night.  Congratulations to our 2018 Homecoming Court and a special congratulations to our winners:

Homecoming Queen - Ashley Brown
Homecoming Princesses (Tie) - Brianna Phipps & Lendzey Taylor
Miss Congeniality - Makensie Wagner  


Events This Week



Wednesday, October 24
6:00 - Powder Puff Game (will also be collecting donations for hurricane relief)

Friday, October 26
8:00 am - SGA Meeting (D5)


Other upcoming events...

Tuesday, October 30
End of 1st Quarter
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting

Friday, November 9
Student Day (Make-up Day for Oct 12)




Saura Celebrations
Congratulations to Anna Hill for winning Grand Showman in Market Lamb at the State Fair!  

Shiela Patterson interviewed for Regional Teacher of the Year this past week!  We hope to hear from the interviews soon to see if she is moving on to the State Teacher of the Year competition!

Northwest 1A Cross Country 

Austin Harger, Meghan Giller, and Holly Campbell - All Conference Honorable Mention

Northwest 1A Golf Recognitions
Rachel Fenner and Salem Washburn - All Conference

Northwest 1A Volleyball Recognitions
Lydia Caudill and Lilly Weaver - All Tournament Volleyball Team and All Conference
Macy Nelson and Chloe Steward - All Conference Honorable Mention








Powder Puff Football Game & Hurricane Donations
The Powder Puff Football Game has been moved to Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  Come out and see our 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade girls compete beginning at 6:00 pm.  The SGA will be collecting supplies for hurricane victims on the night of the Powder Puff game.  Please help us support those who were devastated in our state by coming out and making a donation.  The $2.00 entrance fee to the game will also be donated to Cape Fear Elementary School which is recovering from Hurricane Florence.  Saura alum and former assistant principal at South Stokes, David Kirkland, is principal at Cape Fear and donations will help support his school and students.






Update Chromebooks

Chromebooks need to updated periodically.  Students are asked to shut their Chromebooks down at some time this weekend and when they start the Chromebook, it should update.


School Fees
Don't forget to take care of fall fees.  Payment can be made in the office.  Please include phone numbers on checks.


Stokes County Fee Schedule, 2018-2019


Course/Activity
Fee
Anatomy – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Art
$12.00
Athletic Fee (one time)
$5.00
Band
$12.00
Chemistry – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Drama/Chorus
$10.00
Driver’s Education
$65.00
Lock Rental
$3.00
Lost Lock
$5.00
Math
$5.00
Parking Permit
$40.00
Physical Education
$8.00
Science – Regular
$5.00
 -AP Science
$10.00
Spanish Workbook
$12.00




Sports News and Schedules
All students interested in 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.  

Monday, October 22
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Forsyth

Tuesday, October 23
Volleyball TBA


Wednesday, October 24
6:00 pm - Powder Puff Game

Friday, October 26
7:30 pm- Varsity Football vs. East Surry (Senior Night)

Saturday, October 27
Cross Country Midwest 1A Regionals @ Ivey Redmon Park

GO SAURAS!!









Sunday, October 14, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - October 14, 2018














Thank you again to all of our Saura students, families, and staff for their patience and assistance during our dismissal on Thursday.  It was a very unusual method for dismissal and it took everyone working together to get students home safely!

This week will be an exciting and busy week with Spirit Week, College Application Week, and Homecoming.  Students and staff are encouraged to participate in Spirit Week which will culminate in a pep rally and Homecoming on Friday, October 19.  We hope everyone will come out and help us cheer on our Sauras Friday evening!  

There are also events going on this week for College Application Week.  We encourage seniors and their parents to come Thursday evening between 5:30 and 7:00 pm for FAFSA Night.  Counselors and staff will be on hand to help families complete this important step to help secure financial aid for college.  For more information, please contact Mrs. Sawyer or Ms. Bowman.




Events This Week




Monday, October 15 - Friday, October 19
Spirit Week

Monday, October 15
PJ Day
3:30 pm - Mock Homecoming Escort Meeting (D5)

Tuesday, October 16
Tye Dye Day

Wednesday, October 17
America Day (Red, White, & Blue)
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Thursday, October 18
Twin Day
5:30 - 7:30 pm - FAFSA Night

Friday, October 19
Saura Pride Day
2:50 pm - Pep Rally
HOMECOMING


Other upcoming events...

Wednesday, October 24
6:00 - Powder Puff Game (will also be collecting donations for hurricane relief)

Tuesday, October 30
End of 1st Quarter
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting



College Application Week
This week, counselors will continue working with seniors in encouraging them to complete college applications and financial aid paperwork as a part of College Application Month sponsored by CFNC.org.  There are several colleges in North Carolina that are waiving application fees for applications submitted this week.  For a complete list and for more information visit https://nccountdowntocollege.org/ or speak to Mrs. Sawyer.  We will also be hosting a FAFSA Night on Thursday evening, October 18, for students and their families to complete this important step in securing financial aid for college.



Powder Puff Football Game & Hurricane Donations
The Powder Puff Football Game has been moved to Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  Come out and see our 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade girls compete beginning at 6:00 pm.  The SGA will be collecting supplies for hurricane victims on the night of the Powder Puff game.  Please help us support those who were devastated in our state by coming out and making a donation.  The $2.00 entrance fee to the game will also be donated to Cape Fear Elementary School which is recovering from Hurricane Florence.  Saura alum and former assistant principal at South Stokes, David Kirkland, is principal at Cape Fear and donations will help support his school and students.




School Fees
Don't forget to take care of fall fees.  Payment can be made in the office.  Please include phone numbers on checks.


Stokes County Fee Schedule, 2018-2019


Course/Activity
Fee
Anatomy – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Art
$12.00
Athletic Fee (one time)
$5.00
Band
$12.00
Chemistry – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Drama/Chorus
$10.00
Driver’s Education
$65.00
Lock Rental
$3.00
Lost Lock
$5.00
Math
$5.00
Parking Permit
$40.00
Physical Education
$8.00
Science – Regular
$5.00
 -AP Science
$10.00
Spanish Workbook
$12.00




Sports News and Schedules
All students interested in 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.  

Monday, October 15
5:00 pm - JV Volleyball @ North Stokes

Tuesday, October 16
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop McGuinness

Thursday, October 18
4:30 pm - Cross Country Meet @ Ivey Redmon Park
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mt. Airy

Friday, October 19
7:30 pm- Varsity Football vs. Bishop McGuinness (HOMECOMING)



GO SAURAS!!



Fall Sports Schedules









Friday, October 5, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - October 7, 2018














Thank you to everyone who came out to fall conferences this past week.  If you were not able to attend, please be sure to check your child's grades in PowerSchool and call or email your child's teachers with any questions.  If you need assistance accessing grades in PowerSchool. call the school and speak to Mrs. Tuttle.  


Events This Week



Monday, October 8
3:00 pm - Band Fundraiser Pickup

Wednesday, October 10
PSAT

Friday, October 12
8:00 am - SGA Officer Meeting (D5)
Senior shirt orders due!



Other upcoming events...

Monday, October 15 - Friday, October 19
Spirit Week

Wednesday, October 17
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Thursday, October 18
5:30 - 7:30 pm - FAFSA Night

Friday, October 19
HOMECOMING

Wednesday, October 24
6:00 - Powder Puff Game (Note date change!)




Voter Registration
Voter registration and preregistration forms are available in the front office.  They will be picked up on October 10 and delivered to the Board of Elections.  Students who are eligible are encouraged to complete the form in order to vote.


Senior T-Shirts
 DOWNLOAD ORDER FORMS
Attention all seniors!  It's time to order your senior t-shirts.  Short sleeves are $20, long sleeves are $25, and hoodies are $27.  Order forms were given out in homeroom.  You may pick up an extra one in F4, F6, or the main office.  You may place your orders with Mrs. Becky Patterson in F6 or Mrs. Hunter in F4 before or after school or in the office during the school day.  The last day to order is Friday, October 12, which will be here before you know it.  Don't miss out and order yours soon! 




Powder Puff Football Game
The Powder Puff Football Game has been moved to Wednesday, October 24, 2018.  Come out and see our 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade girls compete beginning at 6:00 pm.



Free & Reduced Lunch
October 11 is the last day students can qualify for free and reduced lunch based on last year's eligibility.  If you have not already filled out a form for the 2018-2019 school year, please do so as soon as possible.  You can now complete them ONLINE or on paper.  If you need a paper form for Free & Reduced Lunch or a Fee Waiver form, you can pick them up in the office.



School Fees
Don't forget to take care of fall fees.  Payment can be made in the office.  Please include phone numbers on checks.


Stokes County Fee Schedule, 2018-2019


Course/Activity
Fee
Anatomy – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Art
$12.00
Athletic Fee (one time)
$5.00
Band
$12.00
Chemistry – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Drama/Chorus
$10.00
Driver’s Education
$65.00
Lock Rental
$3.00
Lost Lock
$5.00
Math
$5.00
Parking Permit
$40.00
Physical Education
$8.00
Science – Regular
$5.00
 -AP Science
$10.00
Spanish Workbook
$12.00




Sports News and Schedules
All students interested in 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, October 9
1:00 pm - Conference Golf Tournament @ Cedarbrook CC
4:30 pm - Tennis Conference Tournament @ Mt Airy HS
5:00 pm - JV & Varsity Volleyball vs. Bishop McGuinness (Senior Night)
6:00 pm - Soccer @ East Surry

Wednesday, October 10
Time TBD - Tennis Conference Tournament

Thursday, October 11
4:30 pm - Cross Country Meet @ Fischer River Park (Millennium Charter Invitational)
5:00 pm - JV Volleyball @ North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mt. Airy
7:00 pm - JV Football vs. Mt. Airy

Friday, October 5
7:30 pm- Varsity Football @ Mt. Airy



GO SAURAS!!



Fall Sports Schedules