Daily Announcements–Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Anython Color Battle Fundraiser

As a school, we have raised $3836!

Top 5 Classes:

Mbakwem at $654

Ajala at $480

Shelly at $410

Gaffney at $405

Dix at $330

Tonight’s Challenge:

Anyone who has money raised at least $30 will get a chance to play our game for more raffle tickets. Please remind students that money ($30 minimum) is due by Wednesday.

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11th grade students will take the Student Climate Survey Wednesday with Dr. Rathbone in Room 120. Students Last Name A-H report 2nd period. Students Last Name J-W report 3rd period.

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Students, you are reminded not to share your passwords with anyone. If you are found to be misusing technology (logging in as someone else, sending inappropriate content, looking up inappropriate content, etc.) or engaging in bullying/harassment, there will be consequences according to the Student Code of Conduct.

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French Club will meet today in Ms. Keller’s room until 5:00 p.m.

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Prom Committee is celebrating Christmas on Wednesday, December 15 by watching Home Alone from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the big gym. This event is for Juniors and Seniors. Tickets are $10. Money is due by December 13. Pizza, chips, drinks and candy will be available for purchase. Popcorn and cookies are free. This is going to be a December to remember. Please pay Coach Barnes if you plan to attend.

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The vending machines in the cafeteria will NOT be turned on afterschool.

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Winter Spirit Week will be held the week of December 13. Students may represent any holiday around the world during this Winter Spirit Week.

Monday, December 13—Favorite Holiday Character

Tuesday, December 14—Holiday Sock Day

Wednesday, December 15—Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday, December 16—Holiday Hat Day

Friday, December 17—Class Color Day (Class Color Day is when each grade level wears a particular color, from top to bottom if they like. We will have a survey to determine the color for each grade level.)

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Students: You are reminded that you are NOT to drink directly from the water fountains per COVID-19 restrictions. Please remember to bring a refillable bottle with you to use throughout the day.

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity.

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Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

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All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Daily Announcements–Monday, December 6, 2021

Anython Color Battle Fundraiser

As a school, we have raised $3366!

Top 5 Classes:

Mbakwem at $654

Shelly at $410

Ajala at $390

Gaffney at $315

Dix at $270

Tonight’s Challenge:

Anyone who has money raised gets to spin our wheel for raffle tickets and candy. Please remind students that money ($30 minimum) is due by Wednesday.

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Prom Committee is celebrating Christmas on Wednesday, December 15 by watching Home Alone from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. in the big gym. This event is for Juniors and Seniors. Tickets are $10. Money is due by December 13. Pizza, chips, drinks and candy will be available for purchase. Popcorn and cookies are free. This is going to be a December to remember. Please pay Coach Barnes if you plan to attend.

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Bus Changes Today:

28 will be 30 (approximately 40 minutes late)

Bus #216 Students will ride with Bus #199

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French Club is canceled today and will meet instead TOMORROW (Tuesday, 12/7) until 5:00 p.m.

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The vending machines in the cafeteria will NOT be turned on afterschool.

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Winter Spirit Week will be held the week of December 13. Students may represent any holiday around the world during this Winter Spirit Week.

Monday, December 13—Favorite Holiday Character

Tuesday, December 14—Holiday Sock Day

Wednesday, December 15—Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday, December 16—Holiday Hat Day

Friday, December 17—Class Color Day (Class Color Day is when each grade level wears a particular color, from top to bottom if they like. We will have a survey to determine the color for each grade level.)

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Students: You are reminded that you are NOT to drink directly from the water fountains per COVID-19 restrictions. Please remember to bring a refillable bottle with you to use throughout the day.

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity.

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Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

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All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Weekly Message–December 6-10, 2021

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for December 6, 2021.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, December 8 which is an Early Release Day. Students will be dismissed at 2:00 p.m. 

We are having an increase in students engaging in inappropriate online behavior including sending messages, posting pictures, and using others’ accounts on school accounts and social media platforms. I urge you to monitor your children’s social media activity and discuss online safety and appropriate behavior. I also urge students not to share passwords with others. If students are found to be engaging in bullying or harassment via online tools, they will receive consequences according to the Student Code of Conduct. Our goal is to provide a safe, encouraging environment for everyone, and this includes our online spaces. 

Students in grades 6-9 will take iReady and students who are enrolled in Reading Plus will take the middle of year (MOY) diagnostic starting this week. 

Make-Up Pictures:

December 8–Grades 6-11

December 10–Seniors

Winter Spirit Week will be held the week of December 13. Students may represent any holiday around the world during this Winter Spirit Week. 

Monday, December 13—Favorite Holiday Character

Tuesday, December 14—Holiday Sock Day

Wednesday, December 15—Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday, December 16—Holiday Hat Day

Friday, December 17—Class Color Day (Class Color Day is when each grade level wears a particular color, from top to bottom if they like. We will have a survey to determine the color for each grade level.)

There will not be  any club meetings or other afterschool activities during the week of December 13-17.

The National PTA Reflections program encourages students of all ages and abilities to explore and be involved in the arts. Students are recognized each year for their artistic ingenuity to bring the theme to life in a way that is personally meaningful. This year’s theme is “I Will Change the World By…”.

Students submit their completed works of art in one or all of the available arts categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, Visual Arts, and Special Artist

Just turn in your artwork and entry form, which includes your artist statement, by 11:59pm on December 10, 2021. Awards will be given out. Details at: 

https://thescsptsa.com/

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity. 

Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order
  • View the yearbook flyer for visual steps.

Use this link to access the Transportation page, “Here Comes The Bus” Tracking APP. Families can use this app to track their child’s bus. We will also continue to post alerts on Facebook and Twitter when buses leave campus late. 

DPS -Here Comes The Bus Page https://www.dpsnc.net/page/202

Durham Public Schools, in partnership with MAKO Medical, is providing weekly COVID-19 testing at our school each Tuesday to help identify possible COVID-19 infections among students even if they’re not showing any symptoms. Research has shown such testing can reduce the spread by 50%, especially in large settings such as schools. 

The testing is a simple swab of the nose and not the test that tickles the brain. This is the same test families can administer from home or at local testing sites. 

This is a voluntary testing process, so a parent or guardian must register their student to participate. The link to register is included in the email version of this message, posted on our website and my blog. All testing information and results will remain confidential. 

I encourage our families to register their students for this free opportunity. Together, we can keep our students safe, in their classrooms, and prevent community spread. 

Register your student today with this link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=tf-dur-688-students

 Have a great evening from everyone at SCS where we practice the 4C’s–Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community. 

Daily Announcements–Thursday, December 2, 2021

Anython Color Battle Fundraiser

Top 5 Classes:

Mbakwem at $355

Shelly at $310

Gaffney at $260

Seed at $210

Van Vliet at $107

Tonight’s Challenge:

Every 5 new shares earns you a throw at our game to earn raffle tickets and candy. Please remind students that money ($30 minimum) is due by Wednesday, December 8. Thanks so much for all your help and support.

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As of today, the vending machines in the cafeteria will NOT be turned on afterschool.

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Winter Spirit Week will be held the week of December 13. Students may represent any holiday around the world during this Winter Spirit Week.

Monday, December 13—Favorite Holiday Character

Tuesday, December 14—Holiday Sock Day

Wednesday, December 15—Ugly Sweater Day

Thursday, December 16—Holiday Hat Day

Friday, December 17—Class Color Day (Class Color Day is when each grade level wears a particular color, from top to bottom if they like. We will have a survey to determine the color for each grade level.)

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Students: You are reminded that you are NOT to drink directly from the water fountains per COVID-19 restrictions. Please remember to bring a refillable bottle with you to use throughout the day.

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity.

******************

Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

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All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Daily Announcements–Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Anython Color Battle Fundraiser

Top 5 Classes:

Seed at $210

Mbakwem at $180

Gaffney at $130

Shelly at $120

Van Vliet at $107

Tonight’s Challenge:

For every $10 raised you get $5 extra raffle tickets tomorrow. Please remind students that money ($30 minimum) is due by Wednesday, December 8.

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There will be a YMA/Jr. YMA meeting today and it is not mandatory but all members will meet Mr. Marshall in the gym. The meeting will be over at 5:30 p.m.

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Students: You are reminded that you are NOT to drink directly from the water fountains per COVID-19 restrictions. Please remember to bring a refillable bottle with you to use throughout the day.

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Congratulations to Rosa Becerra on her admission to North Carolina Central University!

Congratulations to Marla Holbert on her admission to UNC Charlotte!

Congratulations to Donovan Minor on his admission to Campbell University!

Congratulations to Amelia Svoboda-Barber on her admission to Guilford College where she received a Nathan Hunt Scholarship of $108,000 over 4 years.

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity.

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The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is providing you an opportunity to win up to $10,000. All you need to do is write an essay describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest deadline is January 14, 2022. More information can be found on our social media sites.

 

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Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

******************

All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Daily Announcements–Tuesday, November 23, 2021

School is closed Wednesday-Friday this week for Thanksgiving Break. We’ll see you back Monday, November 29.

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Hurry up! Submissions date for the GSA Zine has been pushed to after Thanksgiving (November 29). Don’t forget to submit to the Zine! The link to submit is on the flyers throughout the building. See Ms. Street with any questions.

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website.

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity.

******************

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is providing you an opportunity to win up to $10,000. All you need to do is write an essay describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest deadline is January 14, 2022. More information can be found on our social media sites.

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All Juniors and Senior prom tickets are on sale right now for the special rate of $55.  This rate applies to all juniors & guests and senior guests only.  Seniors, please turn in your senior dues to Coach Barnes & Ms. Street.  This deal will end before Thanksgiving break.  

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Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

******************

All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Daily Announcements–Monday, November 22, 2021

Attention all Mac users: There’s a new wifi issue, so if your laptop won’t connect to wifi, come to the Cybary ASAP. IT is in the building to help. 

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GSA is canceled today. See you next week! 

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High school students who have signed up for Poetry Out Loud, please stop by Mr. Cousins room at lunch for a brief meeting. 

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Hurry up! Submissions date for the GSA Zine has been pushed to after Thanksgiving (November 29). Don’t forget to submit to the Zine! The link to submit is on the flyers throughout the building. See Ms. Street with any questions. 

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We are having a Hat Day Fundraiser tomorrow. As we already know, some of you want to wear your favorite hat within the school. We are giving you the opportunity to help us raise funds to host student events. For $1.00 you can wear your hat on Tuesday, November 23. Please pay your homeroom teacher by Monday, November 22. 

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17 to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website. 

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity. 

******************

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is providing you an opportunity to win up to $10,000. All you need to do is write an essay describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest deadline is January 14, 2022. More information can be found on our social media sites. 

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All Juniors and Senior prom tickets are on sale right now for the special rate of $55.  This rate applies to all juniors & guests and senior guests only.  Seniors, please turn in your senior dues to Coach Barnes & Ms. Street.  This deal will end before Thanksgiving break.  

****************** 

Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

******************

All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

******************

Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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Weekly Message–Weeks of November 22 & 29, 2021

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for the weeks of November 22 & 29, 2021. 

School will be closed this week Wednesday, November 24-Friday, November 26 to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.

SCS, in partnership with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC and Parkwood Elementary School, is hosting a Community Food Giveaway Monday, November 29 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. in the bus parking lot. This will be a drive-thru event with one meal box provided to each car. Please see the PTSA website for more information if you would like to volunteer, come by to receive a box of food, or both! 

Students in grades seventh and eleventh will be taking a survey regarding school climate and the overall learning environment at our school (online) when we return from Thanksgiving. This survey will help our school learn more about the school’s climate and safety and to help make our school better align with supporting student success. Please encourage your child to take the survey seriously and answer questions honestly.  Thank you for your help and support with our Student Climate Survey.  

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity. 

Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order
  • View the yearbook flyer for visual steps.

Use this link to access the Transportation page, “Here Comes The Bus” Tracking APP. Families can use this app to track their child’s bus. We will also continue to post alerts on Facebook and Twitter when buses leave campus late. 

DPS -Here Comes The Bus Page https://www.dpsnc.net/page/202

Durham Public Schools, in partnership with MAKO Medical, is providing weekly COVID-19 testing at our school each Tuesday to help identify possible COVID-19 infections among students even if they’re not showing any symptoms. Research has shown such testing can reduce the spread by 50%, especially in large settings such as schools. 

The testing is a simple swab of the nose and not the test that tickles the brain. This is the same test families can administer from home or at local testing sites. 

This is a voluntary testing process, so a parent or guardian must register their student to participate. The link to register is included in the email version of this message, posted on our website and my blog. All testing information and results will remain confidential. 

I encourage our families to register their students for this free opportunity. Together, we can keep our students safe, in their classrooms, and prevent community spread. 

Register your student today with this link: https://home.color.com/covid/sign-up/start?partner=tf-dur-688-students

During the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday break it is critical we don’t let our guard down when it comes to being COVID safe. While many of us are vaccinated, there are others that have yet to be or are at higher risk because of a compromised immune system. If last year is any indication, the weeks after Thanksgiving could show a significant spike in COVID spread. 

I want everyone back in the building ready to learn Monday, November 29. To do that, we all must do our part to keep COVID out of our school. That means continuing to follow the 3Ws – Wear Your Mask, Wait for Space, and Wash Your Hands. And if you don’t feel well, stay home and get the rest you need. Don’t risk potentially spreading COVID to others by “powering through” your symptoms.

We can do this. I know our community can do anything we put our mind to. 

I hope you have a restful, relaxing, recharging holiday break! We’ll see you back here on Monday, November 29. 

Have a great evening from everyone at SCS where we practice the 4C’s–Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community. 

Daily Announcements–Wednesday, November 17, 2021

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Coming soon…the Gryphon Gaming Club! If you are a serious gamer looking to compete with gamers across the country to win cash scholarship prizes as well as have an opportunity to be scouted by colleges and universities. Please check the Global announcements for a link to the Gryphon Gamers interest survey. You must complete the survey by December 17th to participate in the club. If you have any questions please see Ms. Settle. The survey can be found on Ms. Settle’s website. 

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Introducing the new and improved National Honor Society, as we have new members! Please join us virtually for an Induction Ceremony evening of fun and celebration via Zoom on Wednesday, November 17 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. The Zoom link will be shared through Canvas Global Announcements.  All SCS family and friends are welcome. 

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Hello SCS Family & Friends,

If a SCS family is interested in traveling to Italy with us during Summer 2022, the window to enroll in that trip will close at the end of December 2021. If you have questions regarding the trip being offered at this school, please contact Ms. Sims at Elizabeth_sims@dpsnc.net. There is also a link: www.eftours.com2395056zz

Ms. Sims looks forward to communicating with parents/students about with opportunity. 

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The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum is providing you an opportunity to win up to $10,000. All you need to do is write an essay describing and analyzing an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917, the year John F. Kennedy was born. The contest deadline is January 14, 2022. More information can be found on our social media sites. 

 

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All Juniors and Senior prom tickets are on sale right now for the special rate of $55.  This rate applies to all juniors & guests and senior guests only.  Seniors, please turn in your senior dues to Coach Barnes & Ms. Street.  This deal will end before Thanksgiving break.  

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Want to order a 2021-22 SCS Yearbook? 

Visit https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/search/YB110739

  • $40.00 until January 14, 2022
  • $45.00 from January 15, 2022, to April 29, 2022 (FINAL ordering date)
  • Want to personalize your yearbook with your name?  Add an additional $10.00 to your order

View the yearbook flyer for visual steps

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Students you are reminded to watch your distance from each other in the halls. Use the dots to guide you. Stay on the right side of the hall and keep your volume low because there are other classes in session.

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All IT requests and issues should be submitted to the 

DPS IT Support Center  

There are 3 ways for you to contact us for support:

1.Visit https://itsupport.dpsnc.netLinks to an external site.

  1. Email ITSupport@dpsnc.net
  2. Call 919-560-3837 

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Masks are to be worn at all times when on campus. They should cover your nose and mouth at all times. If you need a mask break, ask your teacher to go to a mask break area. 

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