Friday, December 20, 2019

Saura Weekly Updates - December 22, 2019

Congratulations to all of our Poetry Out Loud participants this past week!  They did an excellent job reciting their poems in the school competition. Katie Quesinberry took home first place and Kloe Tucker came in second.  Katie and Kloe will go on to compete at the district competition in January.

Happy Holidays!
We hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season!  There will be no school for students December 23, 2019 through January 1, 2020.  Students will return to school on Thursday, January 2, 2020 to finish first semester.  First semester exams will be January 13 through January 17.   During the holidays there will be limited office hours.  If you need to reach us before January 2, please call the school and leave a message.  Someone will return your call.

Congratulations to Mrs. Calloway on her retirement!
She will be missed!!  "Once a Saura, Always a Saura!"

Drivers Ed Registration
Registration for the next drivers ed class is now available.  The class will be held January 22 through February 4 from 3:30 pm until 6:30 pm in the auditorium at South Stokes.  The class is open to students born on or before July 22, 2005.  Registration will close on January 8 and the class roster will be posted January 10.  Get all the details and register on the South Stokes DRIVERS ED PAGE.

Yearbooks and Senior Ads
Yearbooks are on sale for $65 until the end of first semester. You can purchase them online at or in school.

Senior ads are on sale until January 20. More information can be found on the yearbook tab of the senior page.

Upcoming Events

December 23 - January 1
No School - Happy Holidays!

Thursday, December 26 - Friday, December 27
Varsity Girls Basketball @ Millennium Charter Christmas Tournament
Thursday Game:  12:00 Noon @ Millennium Charter

Thursday, December 26 - Saturday, December 28
Frank Spencer Holiday Classic Tournament (Boys Basketball)
Thursday Game:  5:00 pm @ North Forsyth High School vs. Walkertown

In the weeks ahead...

Thursday, January 2
Students return to school

Friday, January 3
4:00 pm - Basketball @ Millennium Charter

Saturday, January 4
9:30 am - Rick Williams Wrestling Tournament

Monday, January 6
4:00 pm - Basketball vs. North Wilkes

Tuesday, January 7
6:00 pm - Wrestling vs. East Surry

Wednesday, January 8
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting (F2)

Friday, January 10
4:30 pm - Basketball vs. WS Prep (No JV Girls)

Monday, January 13
1st Period Exams
12:20 pm - Early Dismissal 

Tuesday, January 14
2nd Period Exams
12:20 pm - Early Dismissal 

Wednesday, January 15
3rd Period Exams
12:20 pm - Early Dismissal 

Thursday, January 16
4th Period Exams
12:20 pm - Early Dismissal 

Friday, January 17
Make-up Exams
End of First Semester
12:20 pm - Early Dismissal 

Monday, January 20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Tuesday, January 21
Teacher Workday

Wednesday, January 22
First Day of Second Semester
Drivers Ed Class Begins

Sports News

Winter sports schedules for basketball and wrestling are now available.  Sports 
schedules can be also be found on the South Stokes Calendar You can find additional information on players and more at  Additional schedules will be added as available

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.

Helpful Links
Check out the links below to access for much of the information you'll need this school year!


Free & Reduced Lunch Applications
 - Apply for Free and Reduced Lunch

Child Nutrition Information - Lunch menus, pre-payment options, nutrition and allergy 
information and more

Athletic Handbook 

Here Comes the Bus App to track your bus (Currently not updating information correctly, but should be fixed soon)

Student Accident Insurance

Update Student Information (SnapCodes went to parent/guardian email or contact Jill Tuttle for code)

Regular Bell Schedule

8:00 – 8:25 Smart Breakfast (Tutoring)
8:30 – 10:00 1st Period (90 min)
10:05 – 11:40 2nd Period (95 min)
11:45 – 1:40 3rd Period (90 min) & Lunch
1:45 – 3:20 4th Period (95 min)

11:45 – 12:10 1st Lunch: C Building
12:15 -12:40 2nd Lunch: D, E, & F Buildings
1:15 – 1:40 3rd Lunch: PE, JROTC & Outer Buildings