Sunday, December 30, 2018

Saura Weekly Updates - December 30, 2018

We hope everyone is enjoying their holiday break!  We look forward to seeing students back on Wednesday to start winding down the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year.

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

Monday, December 31
Holiday for Students

Tuesday, January 1
New Year's Day

Wednesday, January 2
Students return to school

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

Other upcoming events...

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

Monday, January 21

Tuesday, January 22
STUDENT DAY - First day of 2nd 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, 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
6:00 pm - Swim Meet @ Reeves CC
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Tuesday, January 8
6:00 pm - JV Girls Basketball vs. North Surry

Wednesday, January 9
6:00 pm - Wrestling @ Bishop McGuinness

Thursday, January 10
6:00 pm - Swim Meet @ Armfield CC

Friday, January 11
5:00 pm - Basketball @ WS Prep (No JV Girls)
Wrestling @ Eden Morehead

Saturday, January 12
Wrestling @ Eden Morehead
6:00 pm - Football Banquet

Winter Sports Schedules