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Daily Announcements–Monday, May 9, 2022

The 7th Annual YMA/Jr. YMA Banquet will be held at Southside Church 800 Elmira Ave from 5 pm – 7:30 pm on Saturday, May 14th.  If you would like to attend, please see Coach Barnes.  The cost is $15.  There will be seated meals and desserts served.  

Come celebrate the new line! 

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Northern High School Cheerleading Tryouts will be held May 16-19. This tryout will be for both football and basketball seasons. Please stop by the main office to pick up a flyer so you can be aware of the tryout process.

SCS Gardening Club will be held Tuesdays until 5:15 p.m. We will meet in Room 110 (Ms. Granger’s room) Lots to plan and do as we beautify our courtyard!

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

****************

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.

****************

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. 

**************** 

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.

****************

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 

******************

Weekly Message–May 9-13, 2022

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for May 9, 2022. 

COVID Update 

This week SCS reported 0 positive COVID cases,  0  close contacts were identified, and there were 0 class closures. Communication to families whose students were identified as close contacts has been completed. If you have not already been personally contacted, it means your student was NOT in close contact with any of the COVID-19 cases. 

Teacher Appreciation Week

Thanks to our PTSA and all other families for all of the outpouring of love and show of support during Teacher Appreciation Week last week! You made the week extra special! 

Important Date(s)

Progress Reports will be available in PowerSchool Monday, May 9. 

May 17 is a Teacher Workday and Election Day. There is no school for students. 

Please join us for the next PTSA General Meeting on May 18 via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. 

Our end of year testing window is May 27 – June 10. This includes End-of-Grade tests, End-of-Course tests, CTE assessments, and teacher final exams. We will release the exact dates for all exams this week. 

YMA 

The 7th Annual YMA/Jr. YMA Banquet will be held at Southside Baptist Church, 800 Elmira Ave, from 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2022. If you would like to attend, please see Coach Barnes. The cost is $15. There will be a seated meal with dessert served. Come celebrate the new line. 

Back to School Form 

This is another reminder that BACK TO SCHOOL FORM so that you can register for bus transportation, confirm your contact information, and more. You can find instructions on the DPS website at DPSNC.net.  Link to DPS Enrollment Page If you need an appointment, please contact Ms. Fleming. Again, this is very important to ensure that your child has bus transportation lined up for next year, in addition to other important information. Working together, we can make next year the BEST YEAR EVER for our students. Thank you in advance!

Other Resources for Parents: 

 

Have a great evening from all of us at SCS where we practice the 4C’s–Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community. 

Prom Reminder

Attention all Juniors & Seniors! Remember that tomorrow the prom will start at 7:30 p.m. and end at 11:30 p.m. The address to the prom is 3100 Tower Blvd. right across from Sam’s Club off 15-501. If you did not pick-up your ticket, you can still go to prom. Ms. Street will have the list at the door. See you there! 

Daily Announcements–Thursday, May 5, 2022

“If you want to make life eazy, vote Ms. Reezy for this year’s Prom Queen!”

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Attention Juniors and Seniors! It is time to vote for 2022 Prom Court! The link to vote is tinyurl.com/scspromvote. Voting will stay open until the end of school Friday.

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This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! We recognize Teacher Appreciation Week for all the dedication and work teachers put in during the school day and beyond. At SCS, we recognize all adults in our building because everyone is a teacher and contributes to teacher success. Take a moment this week to thank your teachers! 

****************

Progress Reports will be ready next Monday. Are you all caught up? Make sure you have all assignments turned in and are communicating with your teachers. 

****************

We are having Saturday School this Saturday, May 7 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  

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Students & Staff—We have FREE aluminum water bottles available! First come first served! See Ms. Price. Students must have a pass to come to Ms. Price’s office. There are 2 left!!!

****************

SCS Gardening Club will be held Tuesdays until 5:15 p.m. We will meet in Room 110 (Ms. Granger’s room) Lots to plan and do as we beautify our courtyard! 

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

****************

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.

****************

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. 

**************** 

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.

****************

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 

******************

Daily Announcements–Tuesday, May 3, 2022

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week! We recognize Teacher Appreciation Week for all the dedication and work teachers put in during the school day and beyond. At SCS, we recognize all adults in our building because everyone is a teacher and contributes to teacher success. Take a moment this week to thank your teachers!

****************

Progress Reports will be ready next Monday. Are you all caught up? Make sure you have all assignments turned in and are communicating with your teachers.

****************

We are having Saturday School this Saturday, May 7 from 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  

****************

Students & Staff—We have FREE aluminum water bottles available! First come first served! See Ms. Price. Students must have a pass to come to Ms. Price’s office.

****************

SCS Gardening Club starts TODAY! It will be held Tuesdays until 5:15 p.m. We will meet in Room 110 (Ms. Granger’s room) Lot to plan and do as we beautify our courtyard!

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

****************

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.

****************

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. 

**************** 

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 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.

****************

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 

******************

Weekly Message–May 2-6, 2022

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your weekly message for May 2, 2022. 

COVID Update 

This week SCS reported 1 positive COVID case, 3 close contacts were identified, and there were 0 class closures. Communication to families whose students were identified as close contacts has been completed. If you have not already been personally contacted, it means your student was NOT in close contact with any of the COVID-19 cases. 

Teacher Appreciation Week

This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and we’d like to thank our teachers for all their hard work and dedication throughout the school year and beyond. Their efforts go well beyond their normal duties and working hours. At SCS, we honor all staff during this week because we believe that every adult in our building is a teacher and plays an important role in educating our students. Thanks to our PTSA for providing all kinds of treats and support during this week and our community at large for all you do to partner with us. 

Important Date(s)

Progress Reports will be available in PowerSchool Monday, May 9. 

Please join us for the next PTSA General Meeting on May 18 via Zoom at 6:30 p.m. 

Back to School Form 

This is another reminder that BACK TO SCHOOL FORM so that you can register for bus transportation, confirm your contact information, and more. You can find instructions on the DPS website at DPSNC.net.  Link to DPS Enrollment Page If you need an appointment, please contact Ms. Fleming. Again, this is very important to ensure that your child has bus transportation lined up for next year, in addition to other important information. Working together, we can make next year the BEST YEAR EVER for our students. Thank you in advance!

Other Resources for Parents: 

 

DUKE BOOST APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN

Duke’s Building Opportunities and Overtures in Science and Technology (BOOST) applications for the 2022-2023 season are open: here. The BOOST Program is open to rising 6th-8th graders in Durham Public Schools.  For more information, contact Douglass Coleman douglass.coleman@duke.edu, phone: 919-681-1045. 

PROM

Juniors and Seniors: Your Prom is almost here! We’re excited that we’ll be attending Prom Saturday night. The last day to purchase tickets is Tuesday and Guest Forms must be turned in no later than Wednesday! See Coach Barnes or Ms. Street with any questions. 

If you are on Prom Court, you are allowed to promote your candidacy. Voting will be Wednesday. 

Price Promise Award 

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.

Have a great evening from all of us at SCS where we practice the 4C’s–Creativity, Communication, Collaboration, and Community. 

Daily Announcements–Thursday, April 28, 2022

Students & Staff—We have FREE aluminum water bottles available! First come first served! See Ms. Price. Students must have a pass to come to Ms. Price’s office. 

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Monday, May 2 is a Teacher Workday. There is NO SCHOOL for students. 

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TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO SUBMIT!!!

The PTSA is collecting messages of gratitude about our teachers and staff that will be shared during Teacher Appreciation Week. Please consider submitting a short, positive message, video or photo. You can find the link on our website, the PTSA website, social media and my blog. Feel free to shout out a colleague! 

https://forms.gle/RHDvcfJ48i9AsfQ86

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

****************

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.

****************

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.  Deadline is Friday!!! 

****************

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 

******************

Daily Announcements–Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Students–Honor Roll Celebration Invitations were sent to your Canvas Inbox! The Honor Roll Celebration will be held tomorrow, Thursday, April 28.

6th Grade – 9:20 – 9:50 am

7th Grade – 10:03 -10:33 am

8th Grade – 10:50 -11:20 am

High School – 2:08 – 2:38 pm

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Monday, May 2 is a Teacher Workday. There is NO SCHOOL for students. 

 ****************

Congratulations to Violet Mackelfresh on her acceptance to UNC-Wilmington and Appalachian State University. 

****************

The PTSA is collecting messages of gratitude about our teachers and staff that will be shared during Teacher Appreciation Week. Please consider submitting a short, positive message, video or photo. You can find the link on our website, the PTSA website, social media and my blog. Feel free to shout out a colleague! 

https://forms.gle/RHDvcfJ48i9AsfQ86

****************

Seniors, please see the link below to complete the Google form for your yard signs.  You will be able to upload an appropriate picture of your choice.  If you do not complete the form by Friday, April 22nd, you will not be able to add your picture.  

You must be signed in your DPS account to access the form.  

https://forms.gle/mQXDNHipKmE13VMy8

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

****************

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.

****************

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.  Deadline is Friday!!! 

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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 

******************

Daily Announcements–Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Congratulations to Violet Mackelfresh on her acceptance to UNC-Wilmington Appalachian State University.

****************

The PTSA is collecting messages of gratitude about our teachers and staff that will be shared during Teacher Appreciation Week. Please consider submitting a short, positive message, video or photo. You can find the link on our website, the PTSA website, social media and my blog. Feel free to shout out a colleague! 

https://forms.gle/RHDvcfJ48i9AsfQ86

****************

Seniors, please see the link below to complete the Google form for your yard signs.  You will be able to upload an appropriate picture of your choice.  If you do not complete the form by Friday, April 22nd, you will not be able to add your picture.  

You must be signed in your DPS account to access the form.  

https://forms.gle/mQXDNHipKmE13VMy8

****************

High school Basketball Clubs has been moved to Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:30 pm.  Please sign up with Mr. Pantoja in order to play.  

There are plenty of spots open.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.  Deadline is Friday!!!

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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.

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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. 

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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.  

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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.  

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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.

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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

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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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