Sunday, March 31, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - March 31, 2019

















Cap and gowns for graduation were delivered this week!  The end of the year is quickly approaching and we want all of our students to be successful in their coursework and receive credit for spring semester classes.  Please remember that tutoring is available during SmartBreakfast from 8:00 - 8:25.  See the SmartBreakfast Schedule to see which days teachers are available in their classrooms.


WorkKeys Assessment
Eligible seniors will take the WorkKeys Assessment for free on April 2, 2019.  WorkKeys is an assessment of students' math, reading, and graphic literacy skills that can qualify students to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate , a credential students may use to help find employment.  Seniors must have taken a four-course sequence of career and technical education classes to be eligible to take the assessment.  Students who qualify will be notified of the date, time, and location of their testing.


Forsyth Tech Open House
Forsyth Tech will be holding an Open House on Saturday, April 13.  Students interested in attending Forsyth Tech after high school are encouraged to attend.  Please see the flyer and schedule for Open House below.

Forsyth Tech Open House
Schedule for Forsyth Tech Open House



Spring at South
It is always busy at South, but this spring will bring a host of events to our campus.

April 24-26 - Farm Animal Days for elementary school students
April 27 - Farm Animal Community Day & Spring Fling
May 2-4 - "Charlotte's Web" by the SSHS Theatre Department
May 24 - Awards Day 9:00 am
June 7 - Graduation  7:00 pm




Attendance
We sent home several attendance letters this week in compliance with Stokes County Schools' attendance policy.  Please make sure you are sending notes regarding excused absences within three days of your student missing school and have students turn notes into the office.  Students who miss more than 13 days are subject to having credits denied which can adversely affect their ability to graduate on time.



Events This Week
Monday, April 1
Report Cards
4:00 pm - Golf @ Cross Creek
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Tuesday, April 2
WorkKeys Testing - Eligible Seniors
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Mt. Airy

Wednesday, April 3
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
3:30 pm - Coding Club Meeting
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. NCLA
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Atkins
Band Trip to Disney

Thursday, April 4
8:00 am - Beta Club Meeting
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball @ Walkertown
4:30 pm - Track @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball @ Reagan
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. East Surry (Note date change)
Band Trip to Disney

Friday, April 5
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Stokes
6:00 pm - Softball vs. East Surry
Band Trip to Disney

Saturay, April 6
Band Trip to Disney
JROTC Drill Competition

Sunday, April 7
Band Returns from Disney


Looking ahead...


Monday, April 8
4:00 pm - Golf @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm -Soccer vs. West Stokes

Tuesday, April 9
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Stokes

Wednesday, April 10
Cap & Gown Pictures
8:00 pm - Coding Club Meeting
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Forsyth
6:00 pm - Softball @ Morehead

Thursday, April 11
4:30 pm - Track vs. Mt. Airy/East Surry/Forbush

Friday, April 12
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop McGuinness

April 15-22
Spring Break

April 24 - 26
Farm Animal Days

Saturday, April 27
Farm Animal Community Day
Saura Community Spring Fling





Sports News
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.  



Spring Sports Schedules (Dates and times subject to change)


GO SAURAS!!











Sunday, March 24, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - March 24, 2019













We appreciate Forsyth Tech hosting the Trades and Transfer Day on Friday!  We had about 80 students who attended and learned about a variety of opportunities for after school both at Forsyth Tech and at four-year colleges.  We hope to offer this opportunity to students again in the future!  Forsyth Tech will also be holding an Open House in April if students and parents are interested in attending.




Forsyth Tech Open House
Forsyth Tech will be holding an Open House on Saturday, April 13.  Students interested in attending Forsyth Tech after high school are encouraged to attend.  Please see the flyer and schedule for Open House below.

Forsyth Tech Open House
Schedule for Forsyth Tech Open House






WorkKeys Assessment
Eligible seniors will take the WorkKeys Assessment for free on April 2, 2019.  WorkKeys is an assessment of students' math, reading, and graphic literacy skills that can qualify students to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate , a credential students may use to help find employment.  Seniors must have taken a four-course sequence of career and technical education classes to be eligible to take the assessment.  Students who qualify will be notified of the date, time, and location of their testing.



Second Semester Fees
Students received slips during homeroom with information about fees for second semester classes.  Unpaid fees from previous semesters were included as well.  Fees may be paid online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/ or in the school office.  

Fees:
Art - $12
Band - $12
Chorus - $10
Drama - $10
Math - $5
PE courses - $8
Science - $5


AP Science - $10


Attendance
We sent home several attendance letters this week in compliance with Stokes County Schools' attendance policy.  Please make sure you are sending notes regarding excused absences within three days of your student missing school and have students turn notes into the office.  Students who miss more than 13 days are subject to having credits denied which can adversely affect their ability to graduate on time.



Events This Week
Monday, March 25
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:00 pm - Golf @ East Surry - MOVED TO TUESDAY
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. McMichael - MOVED TO WEDNESDAY
5:00 pm - Soccer vs. Reagan NOTE TIME CHANGE
6:00 pm - Softball @ Surry Central

Tuesday, March 26
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:00 pm - Golf @ East Surry
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Glenn

Wednesday, March 27
8:30 am - Coding Club Meeting
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. McMichael
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Glenn

Thursday, March 28
Cap & Gown Delivery During Lunches
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Track vs. North Stokes/Bishop McGuinness/Starmount

Friday, March 29
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball @ East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Surry
6:00 pm - Softball @ Mount Airy


Looking ahead...

Monday, April 1
Report Cards
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Tuesday, April 2
WorkKeys Testing - Eligible Seniors
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Mt. Airy

Wednesday, April 3
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
3:30 pm - Coding Club Meeting
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. NCLA
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Atkins
Band Trip to Disney

Thursday, April 4
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball @ Walkertown
4:30 pm - Track @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball @ Reagan
Band Trip to Disney

Friday, April 5
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. East Surry
6:00 pm - Softball @ East Surry
Band Trip to Disney

Saturay, April 6
Band Trip to Disney
JROTC Drill Competition

Sunday, April 7
Band Returns from Disney

Monday, April 8
4:00 pm - Golf @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm -Soccer vs. West Stokes

Tuesday, April 9
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Stokes

Wednesday, April 10
Cap & Gown Pictures
8:00 pm - Coding Club Meeting
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. North Forsyth
6:00 pm - Softball @ Morehead

Thursday, April 11
4:30 pm - Track vs. Mt. Airy/East Surry/Forbush

Friday, April 12
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Bishop McGuinness

April 15-22
Spring Break




Sports News
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.  



Spring Sports Schedules (Dates and times subject to change)


GO SAURAS!!











Saturday, March 16, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - March 17, 2019














Thank you to all of our Saura families who came out to this past week to support our students as they competed in a variety of competitions and to those who attended the Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway on Saturday night.  Your support is essential for our students and school to be successful.  A special thank you to our Athletic Boosters as well for organizing the fundraisers and concession stand workers.  You all halp make South a great place to teach and learn!



Trades & Transfer Day @ Forsyth Tech

Sophomores and juniors received information about the Forsyth Tech Trades & Transfer Day which will be held at the Stokes County Center of Forsyth Tech on Friday, March 22.  Students will have an opportunity to explore the many options available to them after high school including on-the-job and short-term training programs; two-year college programs; college credit while in high school; general education transfer degrees; financial aid; and more! The day is designed to provide opportunities for all students, regardless of their plans after high school and students will be able to select sessions of interest.  Students should return their permission slips this week to attend.


Second Semester Fees
Students received slips during homeroom with information about fees for second semester classes.  Unpaid fees from previous semesters were included as well.  Fees may be paid online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/ or in the school office.  

Fees:
Art - $12
Band - $12
Chorus - $10
Drama - $10
Math - $5
PE courses - $8
Science - $5

AP Science - $10




Forsyth Tech Open House
Forsyth Tech will be holding an Open House on Saturday, April 13.  Students interested in attending Forsyth Tech after high school are encouraged to attend.  Please see the flyer and schedule for Open House below.

Forsyth Tech Open House
Schedule for Forsyth Tech Open House





Events This Week

Monday, March 18
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Walkertown
6:00 pm - Softball @ West Stokes

Tuesday, March 19
4:00 pm - Golf @ Hemlock
4:30 pm - Baseball @ Mt. Airy
6:00 pm -Softball @ East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mt. Airy

Wednesday, March 20
3:30 pm - School Improvement Meeting
3:30 pm - Coding Club Meeting
4:00 pm - Golf @ Greensboro National

Thursday, March 21
4:00 pm - Track @ North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ West Stokes
6:00 pm - Softball vs. North Stokes

Friday, March 22
End of 3rd Quarter
8:30 am - Noon - Trades & Transfer Day @ Forsyth Tech (Sophomores & Juniors) - More info coming soon!
4:00 pm - Baseball @ Bishop McGuinness


Looking ahead...

Monday, March 25
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:00 pm - Golf @ East Surry
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. McMichael
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Reagan
6:00 pm - Softball @ Surry Central

Tuesday, March 26
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Glenn

Wednesday, March 27

8:30 am - Coding Club Meeting
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Glenn

Thursday, March 28

Cap & Gown Delivery During Lunches
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Track vs. North Stokes/Bishop McGuinness/Starmount

Friday, March 29

3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
4:30 pm - Baseball @ East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Surry
6:00 pm - Softball @ Mount Airy

Monday, April 1
Report Cards
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Tuesday, April 2
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Wednesday, April 3
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed
Band Trip to Disney

Thursday, April 4
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Band Trip to Disney

Friday, April 5
3:30 - 6:30 pm - Drivers Ed

Band Trip to Disney

Saturay, April 6

Band Trip to Disney
JROTC Drill Competition

Wednesday, April 10
Cap & Gown Pictures

April 15-22
Spring Break




Sports News
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.  



Spring Sports Schedules (Dates and times subject to change)


GO SAURAS!!











Friday, March 8, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - March 10, 2019

















ACT for Juniors
Juniors will  be taking the ACT on Tuesday, March 12.  Free breakfast will be provided to juniors in the left line of the cafeteria.  Juniors should report to D Building when the bell rings for first period for testing and bring a graphing calculator if they have one.  There will be a limited number of calculators available for check out for students who do not have one checked out for the semester or a personal calculator.  We will also have snacks available for the break in testing.  Juniors are encouraged to do their best on the test as it can help them with placement into community college courses and four-year college admissions.



CASH GIVEAWAY
The annual South Stokes Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway will be Saturday night, March 16.  Tickets are $100 for dinner for two and a chance to win $10,000!  You can purchase tickets from any Booster member or at the school.










Trades & Transfer Day @ Forsyth Tech

Sophomores and juniors received information about the Forsyth Tech Trades & Transfer Day which will be held at the Stokes County Center of Forsyth Tech on Friday, March 22.  Students will have an opportunity to explore the many options available to them after high school including on-the-job and short-term training programs; two-year college programs; college credit while in high school; general education transfer degrees; financial aid; and more! The day is designed to provide opportunities for all students, regardless of their plans after high school and students will be able to select sessions of interest.  Students should return their permission slips this week to attend.


Second Semester Fees
Students received slips during homeroom with information about fees for second semester classes.  Unpaid fees from previous semesters were included as well.  Fees may be paid online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/ or in the school office.  

Fees:
Art - $12
Band - $12
Chorus - $10
Drama - $10
Math - $5
PE courses - $8
Science - $5

AP Science - $10




Forsyth Tech Open House
Forsyth Tech will be holding an Open House on Saturday, April 13.  Students interested in attending Forsyth Tech after high school are encouraged to attend.  Please see the flyer and schedule for Open House below.

Forsyth Tech Open House
Schedule for Forsyth Tech Open House





Events This Week
Monday, March 11
4:00 pm - Golf @ Hemlock
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Surry Central
6:00 pm - Softball @ Glenn

Tuesday, March 12
ACT Administration (Juniors)
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Mt. Airy (MOVED TO THURSDAY)

Wednesday, March 13
8:00 am - Coding Club
10:00 am - Catawba Representative on Campus
4:30 pm - Baseball @ North Forsyth (note change of day and location)
6:00 pm - Soccer @ East Forsyth (Field @ Cash Elementary)
6:00 pm - Softball @ Forsyth Country Day
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters 

Thursday, March 14
4:30 pm - Track vs. McMichael/East Wilkes/NCLA
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Mt. Airy 

Friday, March 15
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Mt. Airy
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. West Stokes

Saturday, March 16
Quiz Bowl
10:00 am - Track @ North Stokes Invitational 
6:00 pm - Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway





Looking ahead...

Monday, March 18
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. Walkertown
6:00 pm - Softball @ West Stokes

Tuesday, March 19
4:00 pm - Golf @ Hemlock
4:30 pm - Baseball @ Mt. Airy
6:00 pm -Softball @ East Surry
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mt. Airy

Wednesday, March 20
3:30 pm - School Improvement Meeting
3:30 pm - Coding Club Meeting
4:00 pm - Golf @ Greensboro National

Thursday, March 21
4:30 pm - Track @ North Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer @ West Stokes

Friday, March 22
End of 3rd Quarter
8:30 am - Noon - Trades & Transfer Day @ Forsyth Tech (Sophomores & Juniors) - More info coming soon!
4:30 pm - Baseball @ Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball vs. North Stokes




Sports News
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.  



Spring Sports Schedules (Dates and times subject to change)


GO SAURAS!!











Friday, March 1, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - March 3, 2019

















Thank you to everyone who came out to Spring Semester Conferences and Curriculum Fair on Thursday evening!  While it is only March, we are already preparing for the 2019-2020 school year.  You can look for more information about registration for next year's classes soon.

Also, we appreciate everyone who bought tickets on the storage building constructed by our carpentry classes.  Congratulations to Taylor Pentz who won the drawing on Thursday night.







Second Semester Fees
Students received slips during homeroom with information about fees for second semester classes.  Unpaid fees from previous semesters were included as well.  Fees may be paid online at https://www.k12paymentcenter.com/ or in the school office.  

Fees:
Art - $12
Band - $12
Chorus - $10
Drama - $10
Math - $5
PE courses - $8
Science - $5
AP Science - $10




Fundraisers
ATHLETIC BOOSTERS CASH GIVEAWAY
The annual South Stokes Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway will be Saturday night, March 16.  Tickets are $100 for dinner for two and a chance to win $10,000!  You can purchase tickets from any Booster member or at the school.








Events This Week
March 4-8 - National School Breakfast Week

Monday, March 4
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. North Surry

Tuesday, March 5
Progress Reports
ASVAB Administration
5:00 pm - Varsity Baseball Only @ Surry Central (CHANGED)
5:00 pm - Softball vs. Surry Central
7:00 pm - Soccer @ Glenn (TIME CHANGE)
7:00 pm - Band Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, March 6
4:30 pm - Track vs. Forbush/McMichael

Thursday, March 7
4:30 pm - Baseball vs. East Wilkes
5:00 pm - Softball vs. Reagan
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. North Forsyth

Friday, March 8
STUDENT DAY (Make-up for Jan 23)
4:00 pm - JV Baseball @ Elkin
5:00 pm - Softball vs. West Stokes 

Saturday, March 9
9:30 am - 7:30 pm - Baseball Invitational (South vs. West Stokes @ 5 pm)



Looking ahead...

Tuesday, March 12
ACT Administration (Juniors)

Wednesday, March 13
8:00 am - Coding Club
10:00 am - Catawba Representative on Campus
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters 

Saturday, March 16
Quiz Bowl
10:00 am - Track @ North Stokes Invitational 
6:00 pm - Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway

Friday, March 22
Trades & Transfer Day @ Forsyth Tech (Sophomores & Juniors) - More info coming soon!




Sports News
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.  



Spring Sports Schedules (Dates and times subject to change)


GO SAURAS!!