Friday, December 21, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - December 23, 2018

It was another busy week at South!  We appreciate you coming out to watch our Sauras wrestle, play basketball and perform in our chorus and band!  

We hope everyone has a wonderful, safe holiday and we look forward to seeing students back on campus January 2 to finish out the first semester.

Yearbook Information!

Information about senior ads went home this past week.  There are several sizes for families who want to purchase a spot in the yearbook to commemorate their child's achievements.  You can also design the senior ad online at  Ads are due by January 11.

Yearbooks are still on sale for $65, but will go up in price to $75 after first semester exams.  You can purchase a copy at school or online at  Be sure to reserve your copy now before the price goes up in January.

Make-up Days

The Board of Education met on Friday afternoon and set the following make-up schedule for the missed days this past week.  Thursday, December 20 will now be a full student day, Friday, December 21 will now be a student day with an early dismissal at 12:30 pm. January 22, February 15, and February 18 will also now be student days. 

Get ready for the ACT!
All juniors will take the ACT in February.  This test measures college readiness and may be used for admission into four-year colleges and to help students place into courses at the community college.  ACT now has a free ACT Academy that allows students to sign up for an account and follow a personalized study plan to help prepare for the college entrance exam.  Research shows that students who practice for these tests tend to improve their scores so I encourage students to take advantage of this resource.  See a counselor for additional resources as well.

Events This Week

Saturday, December 22 - Tuesday, January 1
No School for Students

Wednesday, January 2
Students return to school

Other upcoming events...

Friday, January 4
1:45 pm - Poetry Out Loud School Competition

Monday, January 7
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Friday, January 11
Senior Ads for Yearbook Due

January 15-18

  • Jan 15 - 1st Period Exams
  • Jan 16 - 2nd Period Exams
  • Jan 17 - 3rd Period Exams
  • Jan 18 - 4th Period Exams

Friday, January 18
End of First Semester

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.  

Wednesday, December 26
Noon - Varsity Boys Basketball vs. Atkins @ LJVM (Frank Spencer Classic)

Thursday, December 27
Varsity Boys Basketball @ Frank Spencer Classic (TIME TBD)
4:00 pm - Varsity Girls Basketball @ Starmount

Friday, December 28
10:00 am - Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Surry Central @ Starmount
Varsity Boys Basketball @ Frank Spencer Classic (TIME TBD)

Saturday, December 29
9:30 am - Wrestling @ RJ Reynolds JV Tournament

Wednesday, January 2
4:00 pm - Basketball vs. North Wilkes

Thursday, January 3
6:00 pm - JV Basketball vs. Bethany Charter

Saturday, January 5
9:30 am - Wrestling @ South Stokes Rick Williams Duals

Monday, January 7
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Winter Sports Schedules