Saturday, August 10, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - August 11, 2019

Freshman Orientation & Open House
It will not be long until students walk through the doors ready to start their Fall 2019 courses!  Freshman Orientation and Open House will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2019.  We begin the afternoon with Freshman Orientation at 3:30 pm, followed by a Freshman Parent Meeting at 5:00 pm, and Open House from 6:00-7:30 pm.  Come and pick up student schedules, meet with this semester's teachers, and get information about all of the upcoming events.  Be sure to check out the Freshman Orientation and Open House information available here and on our website.  We are looking forward to a wonderful 2019-2020 school year!

Update Student Information
With the start of school quickly approaching, we want to make sure students' information is up to date. If you have recently moved or changed phone numbers please be sure to call the school with the updated contact information.

Saura Band Camp
We look forward to hearing our Marching Sauras when school starts back!  The band is an important part of Friday Night Football, parades and more and the Saura Band is known for their fabulous performances.  Band camp will be held August 12-14 from 8:30 am until 4:30 pm.  All students planning to be in the band should be sure to attend.  All band students should report to band room by 8:30 am on Monday, Aug. 12th. Pack your lunch and wear close-toed shoes. No flip flops or sandals, please.  Contact Mr. Reigle at with any questions.  If you did not sign up for band and have decided you would like to, please call the school to adjust courses for the fall semester and report to band camp on Monday.  

Parking Permits

Parking permit applications are available on the school website under the student section. Permits can be purchased at Open House starting at 6:00 pm in the office. Please double check to make sure your application is filled out completely, including the parent signature. Checks must include a phone number.

Chromebook Pick-up

Freshmen Chromebook training and pick-up will begin the evening of Open House at the Freshman Parent Meeting on August 20.  The Chromebook Agreement Form (last page) and $25 insurance/maintenance fee are due at time of pick-up.  At 7:00 pm there will be a training for new students and their families.  Returning students may pick up their Chromebooks on Thursday, August 22 between 1:00 and 4:00 pm or the first week of school.

Students and parents/guardians who have already had training at South Stokes are not required to attend another training, but all students will need to turn in an updated Chromebook Agreement Form (last page) and the insurance/maintenance fee to receive their devices.

Upcoming Events

Monday, August 12 - Wednesday, August 14

8:30 am - 4:30 pm - Saura Band Camp

Monday, August 12

Football @ Morehead Jamboree

Tuesday, August 13

6:00 pm - Soccer Scrimmage vs. Alleghany

Thursday, August 15

5:00 pm - Volleyball Scrimmage @ North Surry

Friday, August 16

6:00 pm - Football Jamboree

Monday, August 19

5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. Rockingham Co HS
6:00 pm - Soccer at Starmount

Tuesday, August 20

3:30 pm - Freshman Orientation 
5:00 pm - Freshman Parent/Guardian Meeting (Cafeteria)
6:00 - 7:30 pm - Open House

Wednesday, August 21

5:00 pm - Volleyball vs. West Stokes
6:00 pm - Soccer vs McMichael

Thursday, August 22

1:00-4:00 pm - Chromebook Pick-up
5:00 pm - Volleyball at North Forsyth
6:00 pm - Soccer @ North Surry
7:00 pm - JV Football vs. West Stokes

Friday, August 23

7:30 pm - Varsity Football @ West Stokes

Monday, August 26

First Day for Students

Link to 2019-2020 Stokes County Schools Calendars

 Sports News

Fall schedules will soon be online at  We are also adding sports schedules to the South Stokes Calendar and the front page of the website as we receive schedules.

Sports Physicals:  Student athletes all must have a current sports physical on file to participate in workouts, practices, and competitions.   Your doctor will need to complete the sports physical form  and should be signed by the student's parent/guardian.

We look forward to seeing you soon!