Saturday, May 18, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - May 19, 2019

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Saura Community Yard Sale and those who purchased raffle tickets for our spring prize basket!!  We sincerely appreciate your support in helping secure instructional materials and funds for campus improvements!!

Congratulations to Bryson Autry who placed 5th in pole vault at the NC 1A State Track Meet on Saturday!! Bryson broke the school record he set earlier this season with a 12' jump!  

We also very proud of our baseball, softball, and soccer teams for their showing in the state playoffs.  Keep playing with heart, Sauras!

I hope you were able to come out for the Spring Band Concert on Sunday.  Our band always does an awesome job and we appreciate their musical talent and dedication to the band program!  If you weren't able to attend the concert, be sure to catch parts of their performance on our Facebook page.

Awards Day, Yearbook Distribution, & Talent Show
Friday will be a very busy day at South.  Awards Day will begin at 9:00 am in the main gym.  The program usually runs until approximately 11:15 am.  Yearbooks will be distributed during lunch to those students who reserved a copy.  You may purchase a copy of the yearbook online using a credit or debit card through Tuesday.  We will also have a few copies at school for purchase.  The cost is $75.  After third period and lunch, the Talent Show will begin around 2:00 pm.  Come out and help celebrate our Sauras!

Exams and Chromebooks
Exams will be here soon!  Students need to make sure all keys on their Chromebooks are working and that their Chromebook is updated.  If student Chromebooks need servicing, please take them by the library and see Mrs. Himmelspach or Mrs. Campbell.

Exam Schedule
Friday, May 31 - 1st period exams
Monday, June 3 - 2nd period exams
Tuesday, June 4 - 3rd period exams
Wednesday, June 5 - 4th period exams
Thursday, June 6 - Make-up exams

Saura Seniors Serve
Our seniors will be walking the halls of and spending time at elementary schools in the southern district on Wednesday, May 22.  After their service at the elementary schools they will go on the senior picnic and enjoy an afternoon together.   Seniors received their permission forms in homeroom on Friday and need to return them as soon as possible. 

Drivers Ed Registration
The next drivers ed class will be held June 17-21 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.  Registration is now available on the Drivers Ed Page of our school website.  Students must have been born on or before December 17, 2004 to be eligible for the class.  Please read all of the information on the Drivers Ed Page before registering.

Senior Information for Graduation

Seniors have been informed of graduation practice times and the need to pay all school fees before graduation.  Information about dress requirements for graduation, schedules, and more can be found on the Seniors page of the South Stokes website.

Events This Week
Monday, May 20
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Wednesday, May 22

Saura Seniors Serve Day

Thursday, May 23

7:00 pm - National Honor Society Inductions

Friday, May 24
9:00 am - Awards Day
Yearbook Distribution
Talent Show

Looking ahead...

Monday, May 27

Memorial Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL

Tuesday, May 28
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm - Forsyth Tech Orientation for Freshmen @ Dodgetown Rd. Campus

Friday, May 31

1st Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Monday, June 3

2nd Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Tuesday, June 4

3rd Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm

Wednesday, June 5

4th Period Exams
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Graduation Practice

Thursday, June 6

Make-up Exams
10:00 am - 12:30 pm - Graduation Practice
Early Dismissal @ 12:30 pm
Last Day of School

Friday, June 7

7:00 pm - Graduation (Seniors arrive by 6:20 pm)

Sports News
The Spring 2019 sports season is over and we look forward to the fall.  Fall schedules will soon be online at

We invite you to attend the Athletic Boosters Meeting on Monday, May 20 at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria to help support your Sauras!