Daily Announcements–Friday, December 10, 2021

Bus Change—Bus 130 will arrive approximately 2 hours late (around 6:00 pm).


Congratulations to Donovan Minor on earning the Scott Ellis merit-based scholarship from Campbell University in the amount of $72,000. He also received the administrative on campus housing scholarship of $8000 at Campbell University.


Next week is a normal week. Even though we have Winter Spirit Week, instruction will continue as normal. We will not be having movie watching days, parties, free days, etc. It will be school as normal.


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.


The Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce, along with the family and friends of Connia Watson, is proud to announce the Connia Watson Memorial Scholarship, a scholarship for top Durham high school seniors who embody the outstanding leadership and commitment to service of Connia Watson.  The award will be presented annually at the Black Business Gala.  To apply, please visit our website, https://gdbcc.org/watson or click here.  Please sent questions to us via email at <thegdbcc@gmail.com>.


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.


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


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.)

6th grade—Black

7th grade—Green

8th grade—Purple

9th grade—White

10th grade—Turquoise

11th grade—Blue

12th grade—Red


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.


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.


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


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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