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Daily Announcements–Monday, December 14, 2020

Middle School students: Look for an email from Ms. Meza-Keuthen!

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SCS Family, this Wednesday is our last Community Circle for 2020.  2020 has been a year of unique and special times.  Truly, We HAVE ALL BEEN IN THIS TOGETHER, but we each have relied upon particular people, places and things to help us.

This Wednesday at 10:00 join us and let us know what has been the main thing that has helped you this year. 

DID YOU START A NEW WORKOUT ROUTINE; WAS IT YOUR PET; DID YOU READ A BOOK THAT INSPIRED YOU,  WERE YOUR FRIENDS AND SIBLINGS GOOD TO TALK TO???

PLAN TO JOIN US THIS WEDNESDAY AND TELL US WHAT HELPED YOU KEEP ON KEEPING ON IN 2020.

STUDENTS, STAFF, EVERYONE IS INVITED.  THE ZOOM LINK IS ON THE WELLNESS WEDNESDAY CANVAS PAGE.

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YMA wants to know whose got the best skills on the sticks in NBA 2k21!! Do you have what it takes to be the top player in the school. If so we present to you a Virtual Tournament for NBA 2k21 on the PlayStation 4.  The tournament will be held Friday December 18th at 4pm. The tournament will max out at 30 people so make sure you secure your spot. The Entry Fee will be $20 dollars per person. The winner will receive $450,000 in Virtual Currency (worth $100 in value). This is open to all grades, so believe in yourself, compete, WIN and give yourself a great Christmas gift.

To participate and pay via online visit the SCS Main Page:

·       Click on Parent Resources

·       On the Right Hand Side click ONLINE PAYMENTS

·       Click SECONDARY

·       Click on the School For Creative Studies and you will see the option for the tournament.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Marshall, Mr. Lewis and Coach Barnes.

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The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship is now open.  Any graduating senior enrolling full time in NCSU, UNC-CH or UNC-G are eligible for this scholarship opportunity.  The deadline is January 31st.  Applications must be completed online.

https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/aubrey-lee-brooks-scholarship/

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffle prizes! 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Night—at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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Students are invited to attend a Zoom Wellness Wednesday session on 

Reality Check throughout the month of December. A session will be offered on 

Wednesday, December 16th from 9:00 – 10:00

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On Wednesday, December 16th from 11:00 am – 11:45 am students are invited to attend a Career Conversations Webinar on Health & Human Services. 

Students interested in a career in healthcare, health science, or human services need to sign up for Career Conversations to hear from industry professionals about their careers and how they navigated the world of work! Use the following link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCYAMx0Emh55RDRdv1MfisnWbCjte6uKGw6W1Pzoy2RvRaWg/viewform

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Friday is the last day of school before Winter Break. Winter Break is December 21-January 1 for students. Students return to virtual learning on Monday, January 4.

Weekly Message–December 14-18, 2020

Good Evening SCS Families. This is Ms. Price with your Weekly Message for December 14-January 1.

Our next General Meeting of the PTSA will be held December 15 at 6:30 p.m. Please plan to join us to stay on top of what’s been going on.  You do not have to be a member to attend, but we’d love for you to join!  There will be a raffle for gift baskets that would make lovely gifts. Plan to attend our upcoming Dine-Out Night at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

The deadline to submit proof of required immunizations and school health assessments has been extended to Dec. 30, 2020. After this point a student must be excluded from in-person and remote learning until compliant with requirements.

All 7th graders in North Carolina are required by state law (Statute G.S. 130-A-152 (a), Administrative Code 10A NCAC 41A.0401) to receive one dose of Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis) vaccine and one dose of MCV (Meningococcal) vaccine. All 12th graders in North Carolina are required by state law (Statute G.S. 10A NCAC 41A .0401) to receive Meningococcal Conjugate vaccine (MenACWY). If your student is in need of these immunizations, you should have received a letter from the school via US Mail. 

If you don’t have your Parent Portal account, we are available Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30 for you to stop by the school to pick up your Parent Portal Account information. You will need to bring your picture ID. If these hours are not convenient for you, please call the school so we can assist you with getting your Parent Portal information. 

The directions for creating a Canvas Parent Observer Account can be found at canvas.dpsnc.net.  There you will find step-by-step written directions, a video explanation, Canvas Observer Guide and information for downloading the mobile app.  It is important that you create an observer account because some announcements will only be sent to Parent Observers and you can see your child’s activity in Canvas. 

Seniors, it is not too late for you to order your cap & gown. Visit jostens.com and select our school. 

Students will be on winter break from December 21-January 1. They will return to school virtually on Monday, January 4. 

We wish you all a wonderful week and a safe winter break. 

Daily Announcements–Friday, December 11, 2020

YMA wants to know whose got the best skills on the sticks in NBA 2k21!! Do you have what it takes to be the top player in the school. If so we present to you a Virtual Tournament for NBA 2k21 on the PlayStation 4.  The tournament will be held Friday December 18th at 4pm. The tournament will max out at 30 people so make sure you secure your spot. The Entry Fee will be $20 dollars per person. The winner will receive $450,000 in Virtual Currency (worth $100 in value). This is open to all grades, so believe in yourself, compete, WIN and give yourself a great Christmas gift.

To participate and pay via online visit the SCS Main Page:

·       Click on Parent Resources

·       On the Right Hand Side click ONLINE PAYMENTS

·       Click SECONDARY

·       Click on the School For Creative Studies and you will see the option for the tournament.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Marshall, Mr. Lewis and Coach Barnes.

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The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship is now open.  Any graduating senior enrolling full time in NCSU, UNC-CH or UNC-G are eligible for this scholarship opportunity.  The deadline is January 31st.  Applications must be completed online.

https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/aubrey-lee-brooks-scholarship/

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. There will be raffle prizes!

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Night—at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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Students are invited to attend a Zoom Wellness Wednesday session on 

Reality Check throughout the month of December. A session will be offered on 

Wednesday, December 16th from 9:00 – 10:00

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On Wednesday, December 16th from 11:00 am – 11:45 am students are invited to attend a Career Conversations Webinar on Health & Human Services. 

Students interested in a career in healthcare, health science, or human services need to sign up for Career Conversations to hear from industry professionals about their careers and how they navigated the world of work! Use the following link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCYAMx0Emh55RDRdv1MfisnWbCjte6uKGw6W1Pzoy2RvRaWg/viewform

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ATTENTION SCS:  T’IS THE SEASON FOR … WELL, YOU FILL IN THE BLANK.

IN THE MEANTIME, THINK ON THIS.

TODAY AND EVERYDAY IS FILLED WITH REASON AND OPPORTUNITY TO CARE AND BE GRATEFUL FOR  A LONG LIST OF PEOPLE, PLACES AND SITUATIONS.

BUT THINK ON THIS.

LET US AT SCS BE MINDFUL OF THE NEEDS OF OTHERS AND RECOGNIZE THAT T’IS THE SEASON TO TAKE CARE OF OURSELVES AND TO BE KIND TO OTHERS.

LET US CREATE A “CULTURE OF CARE” HERE AT SCS … IN THIS SEASON AND BEYOND. LET’S NOT MAKE CARING AN “OUT OF THE BOX” IDEA … LET’S MAKE IT OUR NORM.  AFTERALL, T’IS THE SEASON – TODAY AND EVERYDAY, TO CARE.

PEACE.

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Next Friday, last day of school before Winter Break. Winter Break is December 21-January 1 for students. Students return to virtual learning on Monday, January 4.

Daily Announcements–Thursday, December 10, 2020

YMA wants to know whose got the best skills on the sticks in NBA 2k21!! Do you have what it takes to be the top player in the school. If so we present to you a Virtual Tournament for NBA 2k21 on the PlayStation 4.  The tournament will be held Friday December 18th at 4pm. The tournament will max out at 30 people so make sure you secure your spot. The Entry Fee will be $20 dollars per person. The winner will receive $450,000 in Virtual Currency (worth $100 in value). This is open to all grades, so believe in yourself, compete, WIN and give yourself a great Christmas gift.

To participate and pay via online visit the SCS Main Page:

·       Click on Parent Resources

·       On the Right Hand Side click ONLINE PAYMENTS

·       Click SECONDARY

·       Click on the School For Creative Studies and you will see the option for the tournament.

If you have any questions please contact Mr. Marshall, Mr. Lewis and Coach Barnes.

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The Aubrey Lee Brooks Scholarship is now open.  Any graduating senior enrolling full time in NCSU, UNC-CH or UNC-G are eligible for this scholarship opportunity.  The deadline is January 31st.  Applications must be completed online.

https://www.cfnc.org/pay-for-college/apply-for-financial-aid/aubrey-lee-brooks-scholarship/

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Students, please remind your parents that they need to have a Parent Portal account for PowerSchool and a Canvas Observer account set up. We will have a session of Pop in with Price Thursday evening 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for any parents who need assistance with either one. 

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Students … do you ever talk to yourself?  What are you telling YOURSELF about YOURSELF?  Do you take time to tell yourself about the GOOD IN YOU … OR … do you listen to the outside noises and negative vibes around you?

SELF TALK is a GOOD THING!  Make it a habit to talk to yourself in a POSITIVE VOICE.  Begin each day with POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT ALL THAT IS GOOD ABOUT BEING YOU.

Start today by telling YOURSELF at least (3) GOOD THINGS ABOUT YOURSELF.  JOIN US THIS WELLNESS WEDNESDAY at 10:00 AND SHARE THAT GOOD SELF-TALK THAT HELPS YOU BE THE BEST YOU!

YOU GOT TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Night—at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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Students are invited to attend a Zoom Wellness Wednesday session on 

Reality Check throughout the month of December. A session will be offered on 

Wednesday, December 9th from 9:00 – 10:00 and from 10:00 – 11:00

Wednesday, December 16th from 9:00 – 10:00

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On Wednesday, December 16th from 11:00 am – 11:45 am students are invited to attend a Career Conversations Webinar on Health & Human Services. 

Students interested in a career in healthcare, health science, or human services need to sign up for Career Conversations to hear from industry professionals about their careers and how they navigated the world of work! Use the following link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCYAMx0Emh55RDRdv1MfisnWbCjte6uKGw6W1Pzoy2RvRaWg/viewform

Daily Announcements–Monday, December 7, 2020

Students, please remind your parents that they need to have a Parent Portal account for PowerSchool and a Canvas Observer account set up. We will have a session of Pop in with Price Thursday evening 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for any parents who need assistance with either one. 

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Students … do you ever talk to yourself?  What are you telling YOURSELF about YOURSELF?  Do you take time to tell yourself about the GOOD IN YOU … OR … do you listen to the outside noises and negative vibes around you?

SELF TALK is a GOOD THING!  Make it a habit to talk to yourself in a POSITIVE VOICE.  Begin each day with POSITIVE AFFIRMATIONS ABOUT ALL THAT IS GOOD ABOUT BEING YOU.

Start today by telling YOURSELF at least (3) GOOD THINGS ABOUT YOURSELF.  JOIN US THIS WELLNESS WEDNESDAY at 10:00 AND SHARE THAT GOOD SELF-TALK THAT HELPS YOU BE THE BEST YOU!

YOU GOT TO BELIEVE IN YOURSELF!

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Night—at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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Students are invited to attend a Zoom Wellness Wednesday session on 

Reality Check throughout the month of December. A session will be offered on 

Wednesday, December 9th from 9:00 – 10:00 and from 10:00 – 11:00

Wednesday, December 16th from 9:00 – 10:00

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On Wednesday, December 16th from 11:00 am – 11:45 am students are invited to attend a Career Conversations Webinar on Health & Human Services. 

Students interested in a career in healthcare, health science, or human services need to sign up for Career Conversations to hear from industry professionals about their careers and how they navigated the world of work! Use the following link to register: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdCYAMx0Emh55RDRdv1MfisnWbCjte6uKGw6W1Pzoy2RvRaWg/viewform

Daily Announcements–Friday, December 4, 2020

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Welcome to Mr. Cole-Brinson who will be the long-term substitute for Ms. Mitchell’s classes. All of Ms. Mitchell’s students should check her Canvas pages for your assignments and new Zoom links for class. 

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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Daily Announcements–Thursday, December 3, 2020

Congratulations to our Spanish Honor Society which is inducting its first group of students tonight at 6:00 p.m. This is a wonderful honor for our advanced World Languages students—Esthela Vargas Vargas, Luke Mata, and Carlos Martinez Poteet Look at our social media pages for the invitation. 

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Welcome to Mr. Cole-Brinson who will be the long-term substitute for Ms. Mitchell’s classes. All of Ms. Mitchell’s students should check her Canvas pages for your assignments and new Zoom links for class. 

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 15, 2021 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Our high school students have done a great job taking the Career Matchmaker in Xello. 

Students need to complete the short assignment for the results to register as complete.

Please have all students to sign in to Xello World

1.   Scroll to the bottom of the home page

2.  Click on CA Complete Matchmaker and

3.  Rank their top 3 careers and submit

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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Daily Announcements–Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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Attention Students,

The career expo team is excited to announce that the 2020 Virtual Career Expo is now open! (It has a registration page/lobby at the beginning – feel free to enter “test” in the fields to proceed to the expo itself).

The attached Career Development Month flyer has been updated with the expo link and is now available in both English and Spanish. We also have the Career Development Month webpage that now has the expo link: bit.ly/careerdevelopmentmonth2020.

Students are encouraged to visit the expo by December 15th to explore careers in high demand and to help our school win the Career Development Month contest! Thanks in advance.

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BUILD. STRENGTHEN. RESTORE . . . 

The pandemic has impacted everyone at different levels, you are encouraged to see this time as an opportunity to rethink, reunite and re-connect for the wellbeing of yourselves and others. Instead of focusing on the downside, reflect on what you have learned and experienced during this difficult time and realize that nothing could be more important than your wellness and the well-being of others. 

We have all worked to provide non-traditional ways to connect with you and get to know you outside of the classroom. By working to create a sense of community with different programs, such as Wellness Wednesday Community Circles we offer opportunities for students to socialize and connect, even when physical distancing may be necessary.

Please read your Global Announcements on CANVAS and plan to join us on each Wellness Wednesday at 10:00 and share ideas about ways to BE WELL and support others in their efforts to do the same. 

WE REALLY ARE IN THIS TOGETHER.  LET’S STAY CONNECTED

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Our high school students have done a great job taking the Career Matchmaker in Xello. 

Students need to complete the short assignment for the results to register as complete.

Please have all students to sign in to Xello World

1.   Scroll to the bottom of the home page

2.  Click on CA Complete Matchmaker and

3.  Rank their top 3 careers and submit

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA General Meeting December 15 at 6:30 p.m. 

AND  

Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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Daily Announcements–Tuesday, November 24, 2020

We are working on securing a substitute for Ms. Mitchell’s classes and will have lessons/activities posted to Canvas soon. We will notify students via email when assignments are posted.. They should contact Ms. Price if they have questions.

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BUILD. STRENGTHEN. RESTORE . . . 

The pandemic has impacted everyone at different levels, you are encouraged to see this time as an opportunity to rethink, reunite and re-connect for the wellbeing of yourselves and others. Instead of focusing on the downside, reflect on what you have learned and experienced during this difficult time and realize that nothing could be more important than your wellness and the well-being of others. 

We have all worked to provide non-traditional ways to connect with you and get to know you outside of the classroom. By working to create a sense of community with different programs, such as Wellness Wednesday Community Circles we offer opportunities for students to socialize and connect, even when physical distancing may be necessary.

Please read your Global Announcements on CANVAS and plan to join us on each Wellness Wednesday at 10:00 and share ideas about ways to BE WELL and support others in their efforts to do the same. 

WE REALLY ARE IN THIS TOGETHER.  LET’S STAY CONNECTED

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Our high school students have done a great job taking the Career Matchmaker in Xello. 

Students need to complete the short assignment for the results to register as complete.

Please have all students to sign in to Xello World

1.   Scroll to the bottom of the home page

2.  Click on CA Complete Matchmaker and

3.  Rank their top 3 careers and submit

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READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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William Peace University is waiving their application fees from Nov. 16th-27th. Application link https://admissions.peace.edu/apply/

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CFNC is hosting a Spanish language financial aid meeting for perspective college students.  The event is November 30 at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please register on the link below.  

https://dpsnc.zoom.us/j/92967129722?pwd=RVpKRHptRjlkR2VtcmtJM2RnMitiZz09

Daily Announcements–Monday, November 23, 2020

We are working on securing a substitute for Ms. Mitchell’s classes and will have lessons/activities posted to Canvas soon. We will  notify students via email when assignments have been posted. Students should contact Ms. Price  if they have questions. 

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BUILD. STRENGTHEN. RESTORE . . . 

The pandemic has impacted everyone at different levels, you are encouraged to see this time as an opportunity to rethink, reunite and re-connect for the wellbeing of yourselves and others. Instead of focusing on the downside, reflect on what you have learned and experienced during this difficult time and realize that nothing could be more important than your wellness and the well-being of others. 

We have all worked to provide non-traditional ways to connect with you and get to know you outside of the classroom. By working to create a sense of community with different programs, such as Wellness Wednesday Community Circles we offer opportunities for students to socialize and connect, even when physical distancing may be necessary.

Please read your Global Announcements on CANVAS and plan to join us on each Wellness Wednesday at 10:00 and share ideas about ways to BE WELL and support others in their efforts to do the same. 

WE REALLY ARE IN THIS TOGETHER.  LET’S STAY CONNECTED

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Delta Gems (Growing & Empowering Myself Successfully) is accepting applications. The goal is to provide educational and cultural enrichment to African-American adolescent girls, ages 14-18, grades 9-12, throughout their high school experience. Email deltagems@durhamdst.org

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Our high school students have done a great job taking the Career Matchmaker in Xello. 

Students need to complete the short assignment for the results to register as complete.

Please have all students to sign in to Xello World

  1.  Stroll to the bottom of the home page
  2. Click on CA Complete Matchmaker and
  3. Rank their top 3 careers and submit

∞ § ∞ § ∞ § ∞ § ∞ § ∞ §

READY, SET, APP! CYCLE 2 IS LIVE REGISTRATION CLOSES NOVEMBER 30, 2020 

The Ready, Set, App! challenge is an Android mobile app development competition for North Carolina students. Student groups will develop a functional and original mobile app using a mobile app development platform, such as MIT App Inventor, to solve a problem in their community or school. The top teams will get the opportunity to pitch their app at the Virtual Ready, Set, App! Competition in April to win Lenovo-branded prizes. Use the link HERE to register for the program. Visit https://readysetapp.devpost.com/.

  • Participants must be in 9-12th grade.
  • This competition is for public or public charter high schools in NC.
  • Teams of 3-5.
  • Each team must have an educator to serve as their advisor.
  • Projects do not have to be completed by Nov. 30th. After registration is complete, you will be provided additional resources to support your app development.

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Join us for our upcoming PTSA Dine out Nights—City BBQ Hwy. 54 on December 3 and  at Chipotle Roxboro Rd. on January 11 from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. 

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Join our We Are Kings-Boys of Color Program meetings every 3rd Thursday, 4:15-5:15. Contact Coach Sanders, Mr. Blanchette, or Mr. Evans for more information. 

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If Durham Tech is your 1st choice please join our Durham Tech Liaison, Adam DeSantis, for an information session on 12/9 at 4pm.  Please email Mrs. Settle if you are interested in attending this event.

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William Peace University is waiving their application fees from Nov. 16th-27th. Application link https://admissions.peace.edu/apply/

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CFNC is hosting a Spanish language financial aid meeting for perspective college students.  The event is November 30 at 6:00 p.m. If you are interested in attending, please register on the link below.  

https://dpsnc.zoom.us/j/92967129722?pwd=RVpKRHptRjlkR2VtcmtJM2RnMitiZz09