PRE-ELECTION YOUTH ASSEMBLY 

The DPS Foundation Youth Advisory Council and LEADurham Student Fellows are hosting a Virtual Assembly for ALL Durham Youth to discuss, dance, organize, and process their perspectives about the upcoming election. This is a youth-centered space and will take place on November 2nd at 7PM. Young people from 6th grade and up can register to join at bit.ly/youthtalk2020

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Young Male Achievers/Jr. YMA is a nationally recognized student empowerment and leadership movement for males of color (anyone can join) in grades 6th-12th. In the last 7 years here at SCS, YMA members have been awarded over 1 million dollars in scholarships, have completed over 12,000 hours of community service, have virtually eliminated in school suspension and other discipline among its membership and lastly every April 15th is YMA Day of Service and Scholarship according to the City Council of Durham. YMA and Jr. YMA are led by founder Coach LeVon Barnes and co-advisors Mr. Marshall & Mr. Lewis. If you want to be a part of the Movement please come to our meetings on Wednesday at 10am, you can find the link on the SCS Club Canvas page.

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Come join Boys of color the Kings Program on the 29th of October at 4:15pm for our first meeting. Come be a part of something bigger than yourself. For additional information email Rasheen (Coach ) Sanders

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Now through November 10, students in grades 5-12 who have volunteered in the past year – virtually or in person – can apply for local, state and national honors, including scholarships of up to $6,000. 

Learn more about The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, student eligibility and resources for schools at https://spirit.prudential.com.

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We hope you are enjoying your Clubs experiences.   Click on the link below to join the SCS Canvas Clubs Course.  Our club advisors look forward to seeing you. You should email teachers if you are interested in a club but can’t make it to the meeting soon.

https://dpsnc.instructure.com/enroll/FX4RB6

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Upcoming College Visits—The expectation is that Seniors will attend.  Go to the SCS Wellness Wednesday Canvas Page for the link.  https://dpsnc.instructure.com/enroll/A7TR8A

October 28th

Wingate 10:00 

UNCC- 11:00

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We’d like to give you some reminders about Wellness Wednesday. It is still an instructional day, with asynchronous and social emotional learning, for all students.  The protocol for SCS is that students must log into Canvas, check into 7thperiod class and answer the Question of the Day by 2:00 p.m.

Click here to join the SCS Wellness Wednesday Course: 

https://dpsnc.instructure.com/enroll/A7TR8A

This Wednesday … a VIRTUAL HALLOWEEN COSTUME FASHION SHOW

Also, this Wednesday is an Early Release Day so there will be no Clubs held after 12:00 p.m. 

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Students, want to make your Halloween really awesome? Use it to donate blood and save lives! Students 16 and up can participate in a Halloween Blood Drive at The Streets at Southpoint. Go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/ and use the keyword Southpoint to sign up for the drive. You must establish both your age and legal name through one of the forms of ID listed here (you can also use your PowerSchool info page with your photo as one form of ID): https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/info-for-student-donors.html. Please also check the height and weight requirements before signing up! https://www.redcrossblood.org/donate-blood/how-to-donate/info-for-student-donors.html#height-&-weight-requirements

You will received a voucher for a free pizza and be entered into prize drawings! 

16 year-olds do need a parent permission form: https://www.redcrossblood.org/content/dam/redcrossblood/controlled-documents/Parental-Consent-Blood-Donation-EN.pdf consent form in Spanish: https://www.redcrossblood.org/content/dam/redcrossblood/controlled-documents/Parental-Consent-Blood-Donation-ESP.pdf.

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