To be intentional means to act on purpose. Being kind is the most important intention we can have—for ourselves and for others. When we begin our day with a thought or action that is intentional about what we hope for the day ahead, being kind should be at the top of the list. A smile or a nod to let another know you see them, a word or greeting to say that you care, or an act that helps someone, even when they don’t ask are the most simple and intentional ways to be kind. Gryphons, be kind to yourself and others…on purpose!

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Music Club begins next Wednesday, August 11 afterschool until 5:00 p.m.

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Students, are you exhibiting self-awareness? This month we are looking for outstanding students who practice Thinking about Thinking and Remaining Open to Continuous Learning. Recipients will be rewarded with prizes and certificates at the end of the month.

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Attention all volleyball players! This Thursday afterschool, meet Ms. Gray Taylor in the big gym to show some skills or learn some. That’s this Thursday…Interest Meeting in the big gym. Have your rides pick you up by 5:00.

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If you want to join Battle of the Books, come to the club. Middle school meets Wednesdays after school until 5:00 p.m. High school meets Wednesdays at lunch, both in the Cybrary.

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Do you dream about traveling the world? Come to our informational meeting August 12 at 6:30 p.m. to learn more about the upcoming 2023 trip to Japan and 2024 trip to South Africa. Travel is so much more than just planes and trains! Join us in Japan to taste fresh sushi, or explore Kruger National Park in South Africa, both are very unique experiences. If your family is interested in such travel experiences, please RSVP to Ms. Sims by August 11 with the sign-up link on the flyers located around the school or contact Ms. Sims and she will send you the link.

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If your base school is Northern High School, Northern is holding Cheer Tryouts August 2 – 4, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. in the Poe Gym. Information is on their website.

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Starting August 3, Ms. Sims and Ms. Soriano will open a fitness program which is offering a different platform each week.

Week 1—Zumba

Week 2—Yoga & Meditation

Week 3—Pilates

Week 4—Zumba, Yoga, Pilates, Meditation

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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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High School Basketball Club will start Tuesday, August 3 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Please meet in the gym.

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The Senior Meeting schedule is now posted outside of Student Services. The schedule will also be linked to the SCS Graduates Canvas page. Senior meetings begin August 4.

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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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