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9/16/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders.  I hope everyone has been safe and dry during this past several days. 

Wednesday, September 19 is an Early Release Day.  Students will be dismissed at 12:15.  All Students must leave campus by 12:45 as our teachers will be in meetings. 

Underclass pictures have been rescheduled for October 15.  Students have order information. 

Senior makeup pictures are rescheduled for Friday, September 21.  Pictures will be in the morning.  The new schedule is posted on the yearbook page of the school website and students will receive appointment slips on Monday.  The sitting fee of $35 is due at the time the photos are made.


The makeup for the summer reading test is on Monday, September 17.  Students received letters this past week if they still needed to take this test.  This is the last time this will be offered.  Students should report to C-1 at 3:30 with their books, paper, and writing utensil for the test.

The early bird deadline for senior parent ads in the 2018-19 yearbook is October 1.  Information was mailed home with report cards and senior portrait information.  The information is also available on the yearbook page of the website.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week (weather permitting):
Tue. 9/18--Cross Country, JV & V Soccer away, JV & V Volleyball HOME
Wed. 9/19--Golf and JV & V Volleyball away  EARLY RELEASE DAY
Thu. 9/20--V Soccer away @ SWR; Golf, Tennis, JV & V Volleyball and JV Football all HOME
Fri. 9/21--V Football at SWRandolph

This is all of our announcements.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thank you for your continued support!


Attention Seniors: if you are interested in applying for the Morehead-Cain or Park Scholarship to UNC-Chapel Hill or NC State, please check your Naviance account or stop by Student Services for more information. The Morehead-Cain Scholarship is a very competitive scholarship to Carolina that is based on Scholarship (GPA, SAT, Course Selection), Leadership, Moral Force of Character, and Physical Valor. The Park Scholarship is also a very competitive scholarship at NC State University that is based on Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Stop by Student Services and see Ms. Davis if you have any questions or need more information. Materials MUST BE SUBMITTED by September 24th!
 
Due to Hurricane Florence, Senior makeup pictures and underclass pictures have been rescheduled. Senior makeups will be next Friday, Sept. 21st and underclass pictures will be Monday, Oct. 15th. Seniors will get new appointments on Monday in homeroom. If you have any questions about pictures, please see Ms. Bare in C-1.
 
Due to the impending storm, Unified Club's first meeting of the 2018-19 school year is being postponed to Tuesday, Sept. 18th. Thank you - Stay safe - Stay fabulous! 
 
There will be a Unified Champions meeting this Friday morning at 7:45am, Sept. 14th, in Coach Lineberry's room, M-1. Please remember to bring your Special Olympics volunteer forms and $20 club dues.
 
This week any Junior interested in taking the PSAT, can sign up in Student Services anytime during the day.  The cost is $16.00 and the test will be given during 1st and 2nd block on Wednesday, October 10th. This is the ONLY week that Juniors can sign up. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Blevins in Student Services or Ms. Henline in the office.
 
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will have its first meeting of the 2018-19 school year at 7:35am in room C-8 on Wednesday, Sept. 12th. Please use the back door of C building to enter. FCA is open to everyone - you do NOT have to be an athlete to attend. Please jing us and bring a friend!
 
Sign-ups for Powderpuff Football and cheerleading are outside of B4. Anyone interested can sign up and we'd love to have you involved. Sign-ups are due back on Friday, Sept. 14th. The powderpuff game will be held Wednesday, Spet. 26th so come out and support your Patriots!
 
Attention Seniors and Tweeners, You will be attending a college fair at Elon University on Monday September 17th from 9:30 am until 10:15. Please dress appropriately and follow the school dress code. We will leave campus at 9:00 am and return around 10:5o am. Bus assignments will be posted in student services and given to your homeroom teacher next week. Parents are also invited to the College Fair on Monday, September 17th at 6pm in the Alumni Gymnasium at Elon University.
 

9/9/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders.  Tuesday will be "Patriot Day" so everyone please dress in your red, white and blue. 

On Friday, September 14, underclass pictures and Senior make-up pictures will be taken.  If you are purchasing pictures, money is due before the picture is taken.  All students will have their picture taken for the yearbook. 
Order forms will be delivered in homeroom.  Students who go to CTEC in the mornings will go straight to the auditorium to have their picture taken before getting on the bus.  Seniors, if you did not get a makeup appointment, please see Ms. Bare in C-1.

Students and Parents of Seniors and Tweeners are invited to attend a Senior Parent Night at Southern on Tuesday, September 11th at 6 pm until 7:30 pm in the Media Center.  You will hear about the college application process from the Assistant Director of Admissions from UNC-Chapel Hill. We will also discuss how to find scholarships through Naviance and answer any questions you may have about college. We hope that you can join us for this informational session.  Please contact the Student Services office if you have any questions.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 9/10--Golf, JV & V Soccer away; Tennis HOME
Tue. 9/11--JV & V Volleyball HOME  "Patriot Day" so everyone please dress in your red, white and blue.
Wed. 9/12--Golf away; Tennis, JV & V Soccer, JV & V Volleyball HOME
Thu. 9/13--Tennis, JV & V Volleyball, JV Football all away; XC HOME
Fri. 9/14--V Football HOME vs. Cummings for Hall of Fame Game

This is all of our announcements for this week.  Thanks for your continued support. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office. I'm Proud to Be a Patriot!!  Good Night.

 


ASVAB Testing will be held in the SAHS Media Center, November 8, 2018 (8:10-11:30 a.m) and also April 11, 2019 (8:10-11:30 a.m).
 
 
An Elon Academy Information session will be held on October 18th, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00pm.  
 
 
Attention Seniors and Tweeners, You will be attending a college fair at Elon University on Monday September 17th from 9:30 am until 10:15. Please dress appropriately and follow the school dress code. We will leave campus at 9:00 am and return around 10:5o am. Bus assignments will be posted in student services and given to your homeroom teacher next week. Parents are also invited to the College Fair on Monday, September 17th at 6pm in the Alumni Gymnasium at Elon University.
 
 
9/2/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders. Monday is a Holiday so NO SCHOOL and the office is closed. 

Schedule changes are complete.  There is no schedule changes from this point further unless it affects graduation. 

Underclass pictures will be on Friday, September 14th and information will be sent home this week.  Students will take pictures during 2nd period and money is due at the time the pictures are taken. 

Senior makeup pictures are also on Friday, September 14th and the students received appointments this week. The schedule is posted on the yearbook page of the school website.  If a student needs an appointment and did not receive one, please contact Ms. Bare in C-1.


Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Tues. 9/3--Girls golf and JV & V Volleyball away; Girls Tennis HOME
Wed. 9/4--JV & V Soccer HOME
Thur. 9/5-- JV Football at Eastern; JV & V Volleyball HOME, JV & V Soccer HOME
Fri. 9/6--V Football home vs. Eastern Alamance
 

Beginning on Tuesday, September 4th, there is a new traffic pattern in the mornings for the stadium parking lot. The only entrance will be the entrance near the tennis courts and the only exit will be the exit near the school.  There will be signs and cones in place. This should provide us with a safer arrival for everyone.  Thanks for your patience and understanding as we adjust our traffic pattern.  Again, this is only for the mornings.

This is all of our announcements.  Thank you for your continued support!

 

DRAMA CLUB will meet after school in room C-7 on Tuesday, Sept. 4th at 3:30pm for about 30 minutes! 
 
ATTENTION SENIORS!  Friday, Sept. 7th is the LAST day to register for the Oct. 6th SAT, given HERE at Southern. Please see your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver. If you need help registering, come to Student Services.
 
Yearbook order forms were distributed on Monday in homeroom. Yearbooks are only $55 THIS WEEK and this is the lowest price of the year. You can order online or pay Ms. Bare in C-1. Starting Saturday, Sep.1, the price increases to $65. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Bare!
 
Students and Parents of Seniors and Tweeners are invited to attend a Senior Parent Night at Southern on Tuesday, September 11th at 6 pm until 7:30 pm in the Media Center.  You will hear about the college application process from the Assistant Director of Admissions from UNC-Chapel Hill. We will also discuss how to find scholarships through Naviance and answer any questions you may have about college. We hope that you can join us for this informational session.  Please contact the Student Services office if you have any questions.
 
 
8/27/18

Good Evening Patriot Families,  This is Teresa Faucette with a few reminders. Summer reading tests for students enrolled in Honors English will be this week after school. Students will need their books for the test.  The summer reading test is required.  If you have questions, please contact Ms. Bare.

Freshmen should report to C-1 on Tuesday, August 28 at 3:30 to take their test. 
Sophomores should report to C-1 at 3:30 on Wednesday, August 29. 
Juniors should report to C-1 at 3:30 on Thursday, August 30. 
Seniors with early release may report to C-8 at the beginning of 4th period on Friday, August 31 and Seniors with a 4th period should report to C-1 at 3:30 on Friday.

Reminder drivers, when exiting after 3:15, if you are turning left please go to the exit with Mr. Defelice. If you are turning right please go to the exit with Mrs. Faucette. No Senior or Junior can drive and park on campus without a parking pass.  Vehicles are subject to be towed without a parking pass. 

Thank you for your continued support.

 


8/26/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with the events for the week.  We are excited about working with you and your family this year. 
Monday, August 26 is the First Day of School.  All students will report to homeroom by 8:10.  Students will receive all the school information and their schedule.  Students with holes in their schedule will come to the office during the block that has a hole.  Otherwise, students can fill out a request for a schedule change.  

ONLY Seniors and Juniors can purchase parking passes.  Students who have already purchased parking passes need to have them displayed on Monday and park in your assigned spot.  There are only 50 parking passes available to be sold.  Parking Passes will be sold on Monday during lunches only.  All other students may not drive to school on Monday.  No pass, No park.  We will have staff members in the parking lot checking passes. 

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 8/27--Golf, Tennis and V Soccer all away
Tue. 8/28--JV and V Volleyball away
Wed. 8/29--Golf and JV & V Soccer away; Tennis HOME
Thu. 8/30--JV Football away; JV & V Volleyball HOME
Fri. 8/31--V Football HOME vs. Southern Durham

 

Upcoming future dates:
Mon. 9/3--Labor Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
Tue. 9/11--Senior Parent Night, 6:30 pm in the Media Center
Fri. 9/14--Underclassmen pictures & Senior Makeups


This is all of our announcements.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.  Thank you for your continued support.

 
8/23/18

Good evening Patriots, this is Coach Russell with a quick message. Adult and Student Season Athletic Passes will be on sale tonight starting @ 6pm at the entrance of the stadium at the JV Football game, prior to the start of the game at 7pm. You can pay with cash/check. If you have pre-paid for passes they will be available for pick up at the gate tomorrow as well. Thank you!

 

8/20/18

This is Pam Bailey, Executive Director of School Nutrition for Alamance-Burlington Schools, with important information about our school meals program for the 2018-2019 school year. Free and reduced meal applications can be completed and submitted online at lunchapplication.com again this year.  

If your student received free or reduced meal benefits in the 2017-2018 school year, students may keep their free or reduced status through Tuesday, October 8th or upon processing of a new lunch application for the 2018-2019 school year prior to October 8th.  A new free or reduced meals application must be completed by October 8th, or students will be charged for their meals until a new form is completed. 

The lunchapplication.com link is located on the ABSS Child Nutrition Facebook page, on the ABSS Child Nutrition web page, on each school's webpage and on the ABSS district website. If you have any questions, please contact your child's school. Thank you.

 


8/19/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's events and information.  Any parent who is interested in being a parent representative on our Leadership Team, please contact me.  Any parent who is willing to be a V.O.I.C.E. representative or would like more information, please contact me.  Any junior or senior interested in a Plumbing Class at ACC should contact Mrs. Pam Smith, immediately to reserve a seat.  This Plumbing Pre-Apprentice Part A course begins August 28 through December 20, on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 9 pm.  Scholarships are provided.  Open House will be on Sunday, August 26 from 3:00 to 4:30.  Please come by and meet your teachers as well as walk your schedule.  This is a floating event.  The office will be closing at noon on Friday, August 24 for our staff to attend a district wide event.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon 8/20--Golf and Tennis away
Tue 8/21--Cross Country at All County Event
Wed 8/22--Tennis home
Thu 8/23--Tennis away, JV Football home
Fri 8/24--Varsity Football at Graham
Sat 8/25--Varsity Volleyball at Page 

This is all of our announcements.  I look forward to working with your family this year.  Thank you for your continued support.

 

 


 

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YEARBOOKS ARE NOW ON SALE FOR THE LOWEST PRICE OF THE YEAR - $55
The yearbooks are on sale now for the lowest price of the year - yes, lower than the faculty price that will be available through April 19.
 
The current price is $55.  You can order online at yearbookforever.com or you can fill out the order form I've attached and put payment and the order form in my box or in my hands.  If you have a child here, this is the best time to purchase.  Checks should be made payable to SHS if you decide to print the order form.
 
This price is good through August 31.  At that point, the faculty price becomes $60 and that price is good through April 19.
 
 
 
 
AP & HONORS ENGLISH SUMMER READING TEST
Students enrolled in honors English for the upcoming school year may come and take their summer reading test on Monday, August 6 or Monday, August 13. English teachers will be available from 10am-noon for the test.  Students should report to the media center and they will be directed where to report for testing.
 
Students who do not test on August 6 or August 13 will test after school the first week of school.  Freshmen will test on August 28; sophomores will test on August 29; juniors will test on August 30 and seniors will test on August 31. 
 
 

2018-2019 Parking Permit Info

All passes will be sold in the media center. $30.00 Cash - Exact change / Checks payable to Southern High School / Money Order also accepted. ALL FINES and obligations must per paid and cleared. Parking permit applications must be COMPLETE and students must have a valid driver's license.  
 
Senior passes will be sold on Monday, August 13 from 12pm-4pm and Tuesday, August 14 from 8:30am-12:30pm
 
Junior passes will be sold on Thursday, August 16 from 12pm-4pm and Friday, August 17 from 8:30am-12:30pm
 
All parking spots are numbered this year! 

 


7-23-18

Good Evening this is Athletic Director, Coach Russell with an announcement about the 2018-2019 student athletic pass. Passes will go on sale tomorrow at the fall sports meeting. This pass is good for any student at Southern High. We are offering a special rate for the first 250 to purchase at a rate of $50.00. After the first 250 the rate will go back to regular price of $100.00. The athletic pass is valid for any sporting event hosted at SA minus: scrimmages, endowments and playoffs. The passes will be on sale in the auditorium starting at 7pm. If you are interested please pay with cash or check. The family booster club passes will go on sale next week. More info to come on this. Thank you for your support.

 


7-19-18

Good Evening this is Athletic Director, Coach Russell with an athletic department message. On Tuesday, July, 24th in the SH auditorium we will be hosting our annual mandatory fall sports parent-player meeting. Fall sports include: Football, men's soccer, cheer, women's golf, women's tennis, volleyball, & men & women's XC. Without the correct paperwork signed and submitted your child will be deemed ineligible and will not be allowed to practice or play until this has been completed. Each athlete must have an up to date physical on file to be eligible also. I want to wish everyone good luck in their upcoming season. Lastly, if you are interested to learn more about the Athletic Boosters please join us in our kick-off meeting on Monday, July 30th at 6:30 in the Athletic Building. Thank you & good night. 

 


2018 Fall Class Schedules

(July 2018) Good Evening Patriot Families, this is Teresa Faucette calling with information about your 2018-2019 class schedules.

All class schedules for next year are still being worked on. Please be patient with us and we finalize them and ask that you do not contact the school with questions. We will send out a connect-ed when all schedules are final.

 


6-14-18

Good Evening Patriot Families, this is Teresa Faucette calling with some summer information.

A reminder for all Honors and AP English students to sign up in the Google Classroom. There are links on the school homepage as well as the English department homepage and some teachers have put them on their specific teacher websites. If you are interested in participating or learning about our wrestling team, please contact David Stanley at 919-357-5834 or 58davidstanley@gmail.com. You can also come by the SA wrestling room on Monday and Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.

summ_office_hrs Summer office hours are from 7:30-5:00 Monday-Thursday. The office will be closed the week of July 1. The office will be open again on Monday, July 8. We have a counselor at school on Tuesdays and Wednesdays starting July 9.

I hope everyone has a safe and restful summer. Stay Cool and Good Night.

 


 

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