Saturday, November 24, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - November 25, 2018

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!  There are only about 5 weeks left in first semester.  We encourage you to review your child's grades and attendance and contact teachers if you have questions or concerns.  

Rod Cate Speaking Engagement & Book Signing
South Stokes graduate Rod Cate will be at South Stokes this week for a speaking engagement and book signing following the release of his book Get Back Up.  Rod will share about going from an athlete to a quadriplegic following a football accident his sophomore year at South and how to stay focused on an incredible life despite tragedy.  Mr. Cate will speak to students on Friday and have a public speaking engagement and book signing on Saturday, December 1 beginning at 5:00 pm.  For more information, check out or

Supporting the Sauras

Winter Raffle Rush
Our Winter Raffle Rush is now going on with chances to win four gift baskets valued over $350 each!  Tickets are $5 and the winners will be drawn on December 14 at the home basketball game against West Stokes.  Check out the baskets and buy your tickets now!

Saura Santa Shop
South Stokes will host our 2018 Saura Santa Shop on Saturday, December 8 from 8:00 am until 12:00 Noon.  Be sure to swing by and purchase your gifts for the holidays!  In addition to our vendors, Santa and Mrs. Claus will also make an appearance!

Krispy Kreme Cards
We also have Krispy Kreme Buy One/Get One Dozen Free cards.  The cards are $25 and will help you save over $60 on these sweet treats!  Cards are available in the main office.  Be on the lookout for our first basket raffle of the year!  

Paint Night Sponsored by SSHS Band Boosters
December 15 the Band Boosters will sponsor a paint night to raise money for their band trip this year.  Details are available on Facebook at Saura Paint Night

Events This Week

Monday, November 26
3:30 pm - Drivers Ed Class Begins

Tuesday, November 27
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting

Saturday, December 1
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm - Rod Cate Speaking Engagement and Book Signing sponsored by Stokes County Arts Council

Other upcoming events...

Friday, December 7
6:00 pm - Walnut Cove Christmas Tree Lighting (Band)

Saturday, December 8
8:00 am - 12:00 Noon - Saura Santa Shop (Mr. & Mrs. Claus 9 am - 11 am)

Friday, December 14
Winter Raffle Rush Drawing @ Home Basketball Game

Saturday, December 15
5:00 pm - Paint Night Sponsored by SSHS Band Boosters

Sunday, December 16
3:00 pm - Saura Band Concert (Note date change)

Thursday, December 20
Early Dismissal 12:30 pm

Friday, December 21 - Tuesday, January 1
No School for Students

Yearbooks are still on sale for $65.  You can purchase a copy at school or online at  Be sure to reserve your copy now before the price goes up in January.

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, November 27
4:00 pm - Basketball vs. Surry Central
6:15 pm - Swimming @ King Family YMCA

Wednesday, November 28
Time TBD - Wrestling @ Davie High (w/ Central Davidson)

Friday, November 30
5:00 pm - Basketball @ West Stokes (No JV Girls)
Wrestling @ Mt. Pleasant Invitational

Saturday, December 1
Wrestling @ Mt. Pleasant Invitational

Winter Sports Schedules