Daily Announcements–Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Students, there is NO school Monday and Tuesday next week.  Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday and Tuesday is a Teacher Workday. 


Tutoring Club with Ms. Dix will not meet until further notice.  Stay safe!


There is a state-wide initiative for Computer Science/STEM Student Leaders.  You will receive community service credits.  Please contact Ms. Williams for the link to sign up for the interest meeting.  This is for 8th – 12th grade students only.  


Students that signed up for the Gryphon Gamers Club should be on the lookout for a Zoom link from Mrs. Settle in your email for our first meeting TONIGHT, January 12th at 6:30 p.m.


DPS is offering 11th &12th grade students interested in taking a practice ACT test an opportunity on January 22nd.  You must complete the registration link below by January 14th to participate.  Seats are limited, so don’t wait!  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Settle.


*Juniors interested in FREE online ACT prep to help you prepare for your upcoming ACT Test,  please click the link below for directions on how to start you own ACT prep account through DPS and ACT.org.  If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Settle.



Anika James Scholarship

Purpose: The main purpose of this scholarship is to promote educational opportunities for students of color by providing them with a scholarship of $3,000. It was established to honor the life of Anika James, who was a loving, radiant and talented sophomore at Jordan High School in Durham, NC when she left this world in 2006. Anika loved children, education and the performing arts. To learn more about Anika, please visit www.anikajames.com or www.anikajamesfoundation.com

Criteria: Must be attending College (freshmen including high school seniors accepted to college; sophomores; or juniors).
Must be seeking to give back to the community (with current and future plans for community service).

Must demonstrate financial needs. Must be a person of color.

For more information, see attachment.


The 16th Annual National Magnet Schools Student Poster Contest is accepting entries until January 20. Your poster must display at least one of the 5 Pillars of National Magnet Schools of America—Diversity, Innovative Curriculum and Professional Development, Academic Excellence, Leadership, or Family and Community partnerships. See other details on Canvas Global Announcements.


Attention Seniors!!! The State Employees’ Credit Union’s annual People Helping People $10,000 scholarship is now open to students. There are flyers posted around the school with application information. Students in need of an application please contact Ms. Settle. Applications are due to Ms. Settle by February 4.


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.


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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