Saturday, February 29, 2020

Saura Weekly Updates - March 1, 2020















It was another busy week at South!  Our juniors did a great job working on their ACT on Tuesday, the winter sports season came to a close, we celebrated FFA Week and registration for the 2020-2021 school year began!  This week, spring sports begin!




Registration for 2020-2021Thank you to everyone who came out for Spring Semester Conferences, the meeting for rising 9th graders and Curriculum Fair.  Registration for the 2020-2021 is here so students are in the process of meeting with counselors and selecting classes for next school year.  If you would like to schedule an appointment with our counselors you can email them or call the school.

Christina Sawyer (Current 9th & 11th Graders)
christina.sawyer@stokes.k12.nc.us

Jennifer Spargo (Current 10th & 12th Graders and Rising 9th Graders)
jennifer.spargo@stokes.k12.nc.us


Phone:  336-994-2995





Driver's Education Class

Registration for the next driver's ed class is now available on the Drivers Ed page of the school website.  The class will be held March 23 through April 3 from 3:30 - 6:30 pm.  Students must have been born on or before September 23, 2005 to register for the class.  Registration will close on Friday, March 13.  Complete information and the registration form can be found on the DRIVERS ED PAGE of the school website.



Student Progress
Be sure to stay informed of your student's progress on PowerSchool.  Parents and guardians can login to see grades, attendance and more on their mobile devices and computers.  If you do not have a PowerSchool login and would like access to your student's information, please contact Jill Tuttle at South Stokes.  If you have questions or concerns about their progress, be sure to attend Spring Semester Conferences or contact your student's teachers.






Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway
The Athletic Boosters will hold their annual Cash Giveaway on Saturday, March 28, 2020.  Dinner will begin at 6:00 pm followed by the draw down.  Tickets are $100 and include dinner for two and a chance to win $10,000.  See any Athletic Booster member or call the school to purchase a ticket.  Thank you for supporting our Saura athletes!



Upcoming Events

Monday, March 2
4:00 pm - Baseball vs. Surry Central
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Millennium
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. McMichael

Tuesday, March 3
ASVAB Administration (See counselor to sign up)
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Rockingham

Wednesday, March 4
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mount Airy

Thursday, March 5
UNCG Representative Visit During Lunch
4:00 pm - Baseball @ West Stokes
4:00 pm - Tennis @ Glenn
4:30 pm - Track & Field @ North Stokes (SSHS, NSHS, WS Prep)
6:00 pm - Softball @ Glenn

Friday, March 6
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Rockingham
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Reagan


In the weeks ahead... 

Monday, March 9
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. McMichael
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting

Tuesday, March 10
4:00 pm - Baseball @ Surry Central
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Bishop McGuinness
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Southwest Guilford


Thursday, March 12
8:00 am - Beta Club Meeting
4:00 pm - Baseball vs. West Stokes
4:00 pm - Tennis vs. Glenn
4:30 pm - Track Meet @ SSHS (SSHS, Millenium, E. Wilkes, Homeschool)
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Glenn

Friday, March 13
Teacher Workday
4:00 pm - Baseball @ Bishop McGuinness
6:0 pm - Soccer vs. West Stokes
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Mount Airy

Wednesday, March 18
Blood Drive
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting

Saturday, March 28
Athletic Boosters Cash Giveaway








Sports News
The spring sports season is here! 


Spring sports schedules
are now available and can be also be found on the 
South Stokes Calendar. You can find additional information on players and more at MaxPreps.com. 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.


SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULES



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

LINKS:

Stokes County Schools Student Handbook

South Stokes High School Student Handbook

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)

Link to 2019-2020 Stokes County Schools Calendars



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)

LUNCH DURING 3rd PERIOD
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



GO SAURAS!!!






Saturday, February 22, 2020

Saura Weekly Updates - February 23, 2020














Spring Semester Conferences
Mark your calendars now for Spring Semester Conferences and Curriculum Fair which will be held Thursday evening, February 27. Teachers will be available in their classrooms to conference with families from 5:30-6:30 pm.




Curriculum Fair & Registration for 2020-2021
Immediately following Spring Semester Conferences, teachers will be available in the gym 6:30-7:15 pm to share information about courses available for the 2020-2021 school year. An informational meeting for rising 9th graders will also be held this evening from 6:00 until 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.








Student Progress

Be sure to stay informed of your student's progress on PowerSchool.  Parents and guardians can login to see grades, attendance and more on their mobile devices and computers.  If you do not have a PowerSchool login and would like access to your student's information, please contact Jill Tuttle at South Stokes.  If you have questions or concerns about their progress, be sure to attend Spring Semester Conferences or contact your student's teachers.


New Website & Climate Survey
Be sure to check out our new South Stokes website if you have not already.  While you're there, help us continue to grow and improve by completing the climate survey to help us identify areas of strengths and opportunities for growth within our school. A link to the survey is now available on the school website and below. We ask parents, families, and community members to provide insight into our school climate to help us identify areas in need of improvement. We value your feedback and will use it to plan for the future! Staff and students will also be completing surveys at school.

PARENT / FAMILY / COMMUNITY SURVEY LINK




North Carolina School Report Cards 2018-2019
The North Carolina School Report Cards for the 2018-2019 school year are now available on the North Carolina School Report Card Website.  Students were given cards about the school report cards for more information.

The South Stokes Library will be open on Thursday, February 27 from 5:30-6:30 pm during Spring Semester Conferences for parents and community members who would like to use the school computers to complete the Climate Survey or view the 2018-2019 School Report Card. You are also welcome to visit during the school day to use school computers if needed. Please check in at the office and ask to access the survey and/or school report card.




School Fees
Spring semester fees are due.  You may pay online or in the office at school.  Students brought home information about their fees owed last week.  If you have questions about fees, please contact the school.


Stokes County Fee Schedule, 2019-2020

Course/Activity
Fee
Anatomy – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Art
$12.00
Athletic Fee (one time)
$5.00
Band
$12.00
Chemistry – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Drama/Chorus
$10.00
Driver’s Education
$65.00
Lock Rental
$3.00
Lost Lock
$5.00
Math
$5.00
Parking Permit
$45.00
Physical Education
$8.00
Science – Regular
$5.00
  -AP Science
$10.00
Spanish Workbook
$12.00


Upcoming Events


Monday, February 24 - Friday, February 28
FFA Week Activities @ Lunch


Monday, February 24
Check student progess in PowerSchool (Progress Report time)
Camo Day - Calf Roping

Tuesday, February 25
ACT Administration (ALL JUNIORS)
PJ Day
4:30 pm - Baseball Scrimmage @ Parkland
1st Round Basketball State Playoffs 

Wednesday, February 26
Wacky Tacky Day - Corn Hole
Thursday, February 27
Blue & Gold Day - Petting Zoo
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Spring Semester Family/Teacher Conferences (Classrooms)
6:00 pm - Rising 9th Grader Meeting (Cafeteria)
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm - Curriculum Fair (Gym)


Friday, February 28
Dress Like a Farmer Day


In the weeks ahead... 
Monday, March 2
4:00 pm - Baseball vs. Surry Central
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. McMichael

Tuesday, March 3
ASVAB Administration (See counselor to sign up)

Wednesday, March 4
6:00 pm - Soccer @ Mount Airy

Thursday, March 5
UNCG Representative Visit During Lunch
4:00 pm - Baseball @ West Stokes
4:30 pm - Track & Field @ North Stokes (SSHS, NSHS, WS Prep)
6:00 pm - Softball @ Glenn

Friday, March 6
6:00 pm - Soccer vs. Rockingham
6:00 pm - Softball vs. Reagan

Monday, March 9
6:30 pm - Athletic Boosters Meeting








Sports News

The spring sports season is just around the corner.  For information about a specific sport, please call the school or contact coaches. All athletes need to have a current physical form on file before they begin workouts or tryouts.

Spring Sports schedules are almost complete. You can find the softball and baseball schedules linked below. Others will be added as available. Sports schedules can be also be found on the South Stokes Calendar. You can find additional information on players and more at MaxPreps.com. 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.


SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULES



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

LINKS:

Stokes County Schools Student Handbook

South Stokes High School Student Handbook

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)

Link to 2019-2020 Stokes County Schools Calendars



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)

LUNCH DURING 3rd PERIOD
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



GO SAURAS!!!






Sunday, February 16, 2020

Saura Weekly Updates - February 16, 2020














Career & College Day went great.  We appreciate our guest speakers, Capella Church of Christ, and our staff for making the day a success!  We plan to gather feedback from students and staff about the day to help make any necessary changes for the future.  Thank you for your patience as we know it was not ideal that the buses were delayed leaving from school.






New Website!
Our new website went live on Thursday.  We will continue to load content, but you should be able to find all the current Saura news available already.  A HUGE "Thank you" to Amanda Campbell for being our webmaster!



Climate Survey
South Stokes is committed to continuous growth and needs your help!! We are completing a climate audit to identify areas of strengths and opportunities for growth within our school. A link to the survey is now available on the school website and below. We ask parents, families, and community members to provide insight into our school climate to help us identify areas in need of improvement. We value your feedback and will use it to plan for the future! Staff and students will also be completing surveys at school.

PARENT / FAMILY / COMMUNITY SURVEY LINK




Spring Semester Conferences
Mark your calendars now for Spring Semester Conferences and Curriculum Fair which will be held Thursday evening, February 27. Teachers will be available in their classrooms to conference with families from 5:30-6:30 pm.




Curriculum Fair & Registration for 2020-2021
Immediately following Spring Semester Conferences, teachers will be available in the gym 6:30-7:15 pm to share information about courses available for the 2020-2021 school year. An informational meeting for rising 9th graders will also be held this evening from 6:00 until 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.








North Carolina School Report Cards 2018-2019
The North Carolina School Report Cards for the 2018-2019 school year are now available on the North Carolina School Report Card Website.  Students were given cards about the school report cards for more information.

The South Stokes Library will be open on Thursday, February 27 from 5:30-6:30 pm during Spring Semester Conferences for parents and community members who would like to use the school computers to complete the Climate Survey or view the 2018-2019 School Report Card. You are also welcome to visit during the school day to use school computers if needed. Please check in at the office and ask to access the survey and/or school report card.




School Fees
Spring semester fees are due.  You may pay online or in the office at school.  Students brought home information about their fees owed last week.  If you have questions about fees, please contact the school.


Stokes County Fee Schedule, 2019-2020

Course/Activity
Fee
Anatomy – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Art
$12.00
Athletic Fee (one time)
$5.00
Band
$12.00
Chemistry – Adv. Sci.
$10.00
Drama/Chorus
$10.00
Driver’s Education
$65.00
Lock Rental
$3.00
Lost Lock
$5.00
Math
$5.00
Parking Permit
$45.00
Physical Education
$8.00
Science – Regular
$5.00
  -AP Science
$10.00
Spanish Workbook
$12.00


Upcoming Events

Monday, February 17
Teacher Workday
NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament @ South Stokes
4:00 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - North Stokes vs. WS Prep (Women)
5:15 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - North Stokes vs. South Stokes (Men)
6:30 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - Mount Airy vs. South Stokes (Women)
7:45 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - East Surry vs. Bishop McGuinness (Men)



Tuesday, February 18
NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament @ South Stokes
6:00 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - East Surry vs. North Stokes/WS Prep Winner (Women)
7:30 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - WS Prep vs. North Stokes/South Stokes Winner (Men)


Wednesday, February 19
3:30 pm - School Improvement Team Meeting
NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament @ South Stokes
6:00 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - Bishop McGuinness vs. Mount Airy/South Stokes Winner (Women)
7:30 pm - NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament - Mount Airy vs. East Surry/ Bishop McGuinness Winner (Men)
Thursday, February 20
Individual State Wrestling Tournament @ Greensboro Coliseum


Friday, February 21
Individual State Wrestling Tournament @ Greensboro Coliseum
NW1A Conference Basketball Tournament @ South Stokes - Championship Games


Saturday, February 22
Individual State Wrestling Tournament @ Greensboro Coliseum



In the weeks ahead...


Monday, February 24 - Friday, February 28
FFA Week Activities @ Lunch

Tuesday, February 25
ACT Administration (ALL JUNIORS)


Thursday, February 27
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm - Spring Semester Family/Teacher Conferences (Classrooms)
6:00 pm - Rising 9th Grader Meeting (Cafeteria)
6:30 pm - 7:15 pm - Curriculum Fair (Gym)

Tuesday, March 3
ASVAB Administration (See counselor to sign up)






Sports News

The spring sports season is just around the corner.  Sign ups for boys tennis and softball are in the office, baseball tryouts will begin Wednesday, February 12 after school, and soccer workouts have begun.  For information about a specific sport, please call the school or contact coaches. All athletes need to have a current physical form on file before they begin workouts or tryouts.

Spring Sports schedules are almost complete. You can find the softball and baseball schedules linked below. Others will be added as available. Sports schedules can be also be found on the South Stokes Calendar. You can find additional information on players and more at MaxPreps.com. 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.


SPRING SPORTS SCHEDULES



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

LINKS:

Stokes County Schools Student Handbook

South Stokes High School Student Handbook

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)

Link to 2019-2020 Stokes County Schools Calendars



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)

LUNCH DURING 3rd PERIOD
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



GO SAURAS!!!