Daily Announcements–Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Attention All Seniors! We need to order senior shirts ASAP. If you haven’t paid your dues, please do so by next Wednesday. Pay Coach Barnes. 


Congratulations to Taylor Harris on her admission to Chowan University where she earned the University Scholarship in the amount of $32,000. 


This year we are happy to offer the “Price Promise” Award to graduating seniors. Seniors who meet the criteria will be recognized at our Graduation Ceremony and will receive a certificate of participation and a graduation gift from SCS. Application forms are available in the main office or from Ms. Neville. 

Ms. Price reminds us that “The Learning Never Ends”. Seniors, in order to receive the “Price Promise” Award, you must meet these criteria:

1—Select an extra-curricular activity such as an internship, community service activity, mentorship or other activity that complements their academic preparation;

2—Provide documentation to Ms. Neville of your chosen activity; 

3—Write a statement that describes the value of your participation in your chosen activity and how it will prepare you for life after graduation.


Saturday School will be held again April 23, 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. 


Skip the carpool line and join us for activities like arts and crafts, recreation, culinary activities, SEL, and other student-based activities. Monday-Friday 6:30 – 8:30 a.m. For more information, go online to www.dpsnc.net/afterschool or call Community Education at 919-560-9488. 


Seniors, please make sure that Mrs. Settle receives your college acceptance letters and scholarship offers.  This information will only be announced with your permission. 


Are you interested and dedicated in promoting creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse in Durham and Chapel Hill? The Scrap Exchange Teen Board is seeking high schoolers to serve from June – May and participate in monthly meetings from September – May. Applications are now open and information sheets are located in the main office. 


The Alpha Zeta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. invites qualified high school seniors enrolled in Durham Public Schools to apply for its 2022 Scholarship Awards. You must have an unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, demonstrated outstanding achievement and outstanding community involvement. This is open to all seniors. Deadline is April 20. Applications can be picked up in the main office. 


#IAM Computer Science Summit Conference is FREE statewide conference for North Carolina 6-12th grade students who are interested in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Engineering, Information Technology, and STEM! Get connected to the technological industry in North Carolina. There will be hands-on demonstrations and opportunities to experience new and exciting career pathways so students will be globally prepared for college and career ready upon graduation. Parental/guardian must complete the required registration form to participate, no later than Sunday, April 24, 2022. Registration is required. 

Date: Saturday, April 30, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 

Location: NC State University’s, Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, 1890 Main Campus Drive, Raleigh, NC 

Any questions, see Ms. Williams


Seniors who are planning to go directly into the workforce after graduation, please plan to attend Durham Public Schools’ Hiring Fair specifically for Graduating Seniors on April 19. We will provide transportation and you will work with Ms. Evans to prepare your resume. We only have space for 15  4-5 students. See Ms. Settle to sign up! 


UNC-Greensboro CHANCE College Readiness Opportunity is now accepting applications for all current Hispanic and Latinx students in the 11th grade. This is an opportunity to experience college life! You must apply by April 16 and application information can be found on Ms. Settle’s website. 


The Durham Soil and Water Conservation District will be sponsoring a high school student to attend the 2022 NC Resource Conservation Workshop (RCW): This is an Overnight camp for high school students interested in conservation and natural resources. Students will spend the week at NCSU learning about a wide range of conservation areas of study for college and careers after graduation.  Interested students should fill out an official application and return to the Durham SWCD office by 5 pm Wednesday, April 27, 2022, or email them to Lisa Marochak lmarochak@dconc.gov.   Please see the brochure or video for more information.


All Seniors & Juniors that are planning on attending prom or purchase tickets need to see Ms. Street to get your mandatory waiver form that must signed and filed with the school.  These forms are due by May 4th but do not wait.  

If you have any questions see Coach Barnes or Ms. Street. 


Is your creative journal or notebook busting at the seams?  Looking for a platform to test out your latest verses or lyrics?  Consider entering the 26th Annual National Student Poetry Contest.  All grade levels can enter.  Poetry for cash and gift card prizes.  Deadline for entry is April 30th.  See Mr. Cousins for more information.  


Is that homework getting you down?  Is that test chasing you in the your dreams?  Well, we’ve got the solution!

National Honor Society tutors to the rescue!

Honor Society students will be available to tutor in a variety of topics starting Wednesday, February 2nd, and moving forward weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch and after school in the cafeteria student lounge.

Bonus!  Monday and Wednesday evenings are available by appointment via Zoom. You can sign up at the Sign Up Genius link:  

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c044eaeae23a5f49-nationalLinks to an external site.

where you can see what topics are available when and make needed appointments. The link to the zoom is right there on your appointment!

Please document your attendance using the link:
https://forms.gle/zK7NZAWC2Hc54iMz7Links to an external site.

Let’s be clear, walk-ins are welcome during lunch and after school, but evenings are by appointment only in half hour time slots due to limited tutors.  

Students requesting help need to come prepared with all their work materials to make the most of the time.  If you need any assistance, please see Ms. Fletcher in room 109 or Ms. Black in room 115.  


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

  • $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


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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