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Holiday Cheer week is almost here! December 3rd - 7th we will be collecting donations and raising money for families in need this holiday season. Please make sure to participate in the fundraising opportunities around campus and in Spirit Week.
 
The Coming Home dance theme chosen was Winter Wonderland! This dance is Feb. 2nd and the attire is "Sunday best"! Make sure to mark your calendars.
 
The Career Accelerator Program (or CAP Program) sign-up for facility tours is now open! Students interested in an apprenticeship and in earning a fully-funded Associate Degree in Mechatronics must take the first step of signing up for at least one facility tour. Go to AlamanceCAP.com for more information and to sign up today. Tours begin December 6th.
 
 
11/18/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this weeks updates and announcements.  Remember that we are only in school on Monday and Tuesday this week. 

Underclass pictures are on Monday, November 19.  Students received appointments on Wednesday, November 14.  If a student needs a makeup picture and did not receive an appointment, he or she should report to the auditorium at 7:30 on Monday morning.  This is the last opportunity to have a picture made for the 2019 yearbook.  Club pictures are on Monday, November 19.  Students should have received appointment slips from club advisers.  There are no make-ups for club pictures.

Our Thanksgiving Holiday is Wednesday, Nov.21-Sunday, Nov.25.  In the spirit of Thanksgiving, I am thankful for the following...Getting to serve my Southern Alamance Community; My Wonderful Staff and their dedication to Southern; all of our students with their individual, unique personalities and skills; our FFA with their Nation Championship Team as well as a team that finished second in the nation and the individuals who dominated; our FCCLA group with their commitment to the Crop Walk; our Dream Team for the guidance to our middle and elementary schools; our Project Unified group for their support of all students with special needs; our Student Council for their service to our student body and community as well as holding a state office; NHS for their service to our community; Our Southern Psychos for their support of athletics.  I am also proud of our Fall Athletic Teams making it to the state playoffs---Tennis, Boys Soccer with a thrilling performance nearly pulling off the upset, Cross Country with one state qualifier, Golf with two players making it to the final round with a 6th place individual finish, Volleyball with advancing to the fourth round, and finally the football team that was one second away from upsetting DH Conley.  Thanks to all who came out to support our teams throughout all the fall seasons. Thanks to the Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Band for their performances as well!!  We have a lot to be proud of and I hope that I didn't forget a group.  There are great things happening at Southern Alamance.  Stay tuned for winter events and happenings.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Monday--Winter track at Eastern Alamance
Tuesday--JV and V Girls Basketball Teams at home 
Saturday--V Boys Basketball at Person HS, Wrestling at Ragsdale

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the office.  Thank you for your continued support.

 


 
11/11/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this weeks updates and reminders. 

Monday is a Holiday.  These next few weeks are going to go by fast.  Please make sure that your student is a school daily and is keeping up with all their assignments. Our Thanksgiving break will be November 21-25.  The office will be closed during this time.

Pre-ACT Makeups will be taking place on Thursday morning. 

Students should have received their school pictures this week. Our Makeup Picture day will be Monday, Nov. 19.  Club pictures will be taken on this day as well.  

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Wed 11/14--Indoor Track at Eastern Alamance
Fri 11/16--Varsity Football will be traveling to DH Conley for the first round of the state playoffs.  
Sat 11/17--Wrestling at Graham Tournament, Swimming at Smith Tournament

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.   

 
 
11/4/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders. 

Tuesday, November 6 is Election Day.  Please Go Vote.  Tuesday is also a Teacher Workday. 

Students that have signed up for the ASVAB Test will be taking this test on Thursday, Nov. 8.   

Report Cards will be sent home on Friday, November 9. 

Please go out to Williams and support our JV Football who will be playing their last game on Monday, November 5 at home.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thanks for your continued support. 

 

10/28/18

Congratulations to our 2018 FFA Nursery/Landscape CDE National Championship Team.  The team members are David Newlin, Elizabeth Foushee, Rhett Pasour and Spencer Huffines.  We are extremely proud of all of the team members.   In other news, our Floriculture Team placed second in the Nation.  Team members are Nick Newlin (1st place individual in the nation), Hannah Clanton (5th place individual in the nation), Ryan Jarrett and Taylor Dilello.  Mycai Brooks placed silver in the Dairy Handler Event and Taylor Loy placed Bronze in the Agriscience Fair. Congratulations to all of our students for representing Southern Alamance High School. We are so proud of you! Also, a shout out to their Coach Nick Anders! 

Monday is the first day of the second nine weeks. 

The Pre-ACT test will be given to all sophomores on Tuesday morning.  Students will report to their testing sites at 8:10.  All other students will report to first block. 

Halloween costumes will not allowed to be wore to school on Wednesday.   

The yearbooks are $65 through Wednesday, October 31.  The price increases to $85 on November 1.  Get a treat, not a trick - buy your yearbook today.  You can purchase online at yearbookforever.com or from Ms. Bare in C-1.  Senior parent ads are due on Monday, October 29.  Message, pictures and money are due at the time the ad is placed.  If you have questions, please contact Ms. Bare. 

Don't forget to mark you calendars to turn your clocks back next Saturday Night. 

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 10/29--V Soccer home at 5:00, JV Football home at 7:30
Tue. 10/30--V Soccer home for Senior Night at 6.  V Volleyball will be at DH Conley for the 4th round of the state playoffs; Winter Athletic Parent Meeting at 6:30
Thu. 11/1--JV Football at Williams
Fri. 11/2--V Football home vs Williams for Senior Night.
Sat. 11/3--Good Luck to sophomore Daniel King, who has advanced to the State XC Championship to be held in Kernersville. 

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thank you for your continued support.

 


10/21/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders.  This is the last week of the first nine weeks.  Please make sure that your student has everything made up and turned in before Friday.  Continue to check your student's grade on PowerSchool. 

A reminder that everyone is required to be in homeroom daily.  Students who miss homeroom or who are tardy will receive a consequence.  If a student is absent from school, please remember to bring a note stating why the student missed school to the front office the day that they return.  After a student has more than 10 unexcused absences, per school board policy, the student may not receive credit for the course.   If you have questions, please contact the office. 

There is an information session for parents and students for the Career Accelerated Program, known as CAP on Thursday at 6:00 in our Media Center.  This is open to anyone interested in learning about the opportunities that CAP provides our students.  If you have any questions, please call Ms. Pam Smith in our student services department.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon--V Soccer home vs. SG
Tue--JV and V Soccer at Northwood, V Volleyball in the first round of the state playoffs TBA, Powder Puff Football lat 7:00
Wed--JV and V Soccer at Williams, Band Concert
Thu--JV Football home
Fri--V Football at Southern Guilford

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thank you for your continued support.

 
 
ATTENTION PATRIOTS: The "I WILL SURVIVE" 5K benefiting Cancer Patients is this Sat. Oct. 20th! Western Alamance has challenged us to a spirit competition and we can't lose to WA - let's show them we have more spirit! If you're interested in attending, Please see Mrs. Fitch in G-x. Southern has already beaten Western in other events, now let's add this to our win totals!
 
The Rotary Interact Club is collecting UNOPENED toiletries until Oct. 29. (toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap, deodorant, shampoo, etc.) These items will be sent to families who had to evacuate their homes due to the impact of Hurricane Florence. Please place your donations inside the paper bag of your homeroom class.
 
HEY PATRIOTS! Powder Puff Football has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23rd at 7:00pm. We hope to see all of you out there supporting all the players. If you want to play, but haven't signed up, there is still time. Go get a form outside of Ms. Rasa's room, B-4!
 
Attention Seniors: Do you need help filling our your FAFSA or NC Residency? FAFSA Day will be held at Alamance Community College on Sat., Oct. 27th at 9:00am. This is a FREE service offered to graduating seniors planning to attend college. See Ms. Womble in Student Services if you have any questions!
 
All boys, including Varsity & JV fall sports athletes, interested in trying out for boys' basketball MUST ATTEND a mandatory meeting this Friday, Oct. 19th at 7:50am in Coach Flow's Room, C-2. This meeting will be no longer than 10 minutes. In order to tryout, you must attend this meeting to receive proper paperwork, check the status of your physical, and check eligibility. Information on tryout dates and the Patriot Run Test will be discussed. Again this is a mandatory meeting if you wish to tryout.
 
NC College Application Week begins October 15th and ends October the 19th at 5pm. Seniors will have the opportunity to have assistance from counselors to fill out applications to the colleges of their choice, create a Common App, apply for scholarships or apply to a college that has waived their application fee for this week only. (All Seniors who have English IV or American History II will automatically be signed up to participate. If you or your child does not have English IV or American History II this semester, please stop by student services to sign up.) Parents, please encourage your child to participate. Important things to know and bring...
 
There will be an Elon Academy interest meeting in the media center on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00pm.  All freshmen and their parents who are interested in Elon Academy are encouraged to attend.
 
Anyone interested in wrestling - there are workouts every Monday & Tuesday from 4-5:30pm in the wrestling room. The first wrestling practice of the 2018-19 season will be on October 29th. If you have any questions, go see Coach Cox in B-2! 
 
 
 
10/14/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders. I hope everyone is doing ok since Hurricane Michael.  

Underclass pictures are on Monday, Oct. 15th.  Students will report to the auditorium at the time assigned for their homeroom.  FFA students on the field trip and morning CTEC students should report to the auditorium at 7:30 to have their pictures taken prior to leaving campus.  Money for pictures is due when the pictures are taken.  This is the yearbook picture.

Fall sports pictures for JV and varsity football, JV and varsity soccer, women's tennis and cross country will be on Monday.  Athletes should see their coaches for time.  Money is due at the time the pictures are taken.  There are NO MAKEUPS for sports pictures and this is the yearbook team picture.

Herff Jones will be on campus Tuesday during lunches and after school to take Senior orders.  

Wednesday, Oct 17th is an Early Release Day and all students will be dismissed at 12:15.  All students must leave campus as this is a mandatory professional development day for teachers.  

The deadline for senior parent ads is Monday, October 29.  Space is sold on a first come, first served basis.  Message, pictures, and payment are due when the order is placed. 

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Tues. 10/16--V Soccer home
Wed. 10/17-JV Soccer away, V Volleyball in 2nd round of the conference tournament at SAHS 5:00; Tennis in 1st round State playoffs
Thurs. 10/18--Soccer away, JV Football at Eastern Guilford, Finals for Volleyball Conference Tournament at 6:00
Fri. 10/19--V Football home for Hall of Fame Game
Sat. 10/20--FFA & Unified Champions Trunk or Treat 6-8pm in the student stadium parking lot.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thank you for your continued support.

 


There will be an Elon Academy interest meeting in the media center on Thursday, October 18th, 2018 from 5:30 - 7:00pm.  All freshmen and their parents who are interested in Elon Academy are encouraged to attend.
 
THANK YOU to all who came out to walk in the Alamance Crop Walk. Please return all donation envelopes to Mrs. Westbrook ASAP. On Wed., Oct. 17th during 3rd block, FCCLA is hosting the annual CROP Walk. You don't want to miss out on this opportunity to give back and make a difference for world hunger. Donate $1 to get out of class and WALK FOR HUNGER!
 
Fall sports pictures will be taken on Wed., Oct 10. Please see your coach for times and order forms. This is the team yearbook picture and there will not be makeups. If you have questions, please see your coach or Ms. Bare in C-1.
 
Job shadowing for Juniors will be held on Thurs., Nov. 15. Juniors who wish to spend a day of career exploration with a career professional should see Ms. Smith in Student Services to obtain an application. Applications are due no later than Mon., Oct.15. Late applications for job shadowing will not be accepted. 
 
Anyone interested in Women's Soccer this Spring must attend a mandatory meeting in Mr. Monahan's room B-1 at 7:45am, Thurs. Oct. 11.

NC College Application Week begins October 15th and ends October the 19th at 5pm. Seniors will have the opportunity to have assistance from counselors to fill out applications to the colleges of their choice, create a Common App, apply for scholarships or apply to a college that has waived their application fee for this week only. (All Seniors who have English IV or American History II will automatically be signed up to participate. If you or your child does not have English IV or American History II this semester, please stop by student services to sign up.) Parents, please encourage your child to participate. Important things to know and bring...

Attention Seniors, Tweeners and Juniors: you are invited to attend a Financial Aid Night at SAHS on Monday, October 15th at 6 pm. A financial aid specialist from Alamance Community College will discuss the financial aid process and answer any questions you may have about financing college.

Anyone interested in wrestling - there are workouts every Monday & Tuesday from 4-5:30pm in the wrestling room. The first wrestling practice of the 2018-19 season will be on October 29th. If you have any questions, go see Coach Cox in B-2! 

 
 
 
10/7/18

Please go online and check your student's grades.  Monday is the 30th day of this nine-week grading period.  If you would like a copy of the progress report just let us know. This is a reminder of the upcoming PSAT on Wednesday, October 10th.  Students should arrive by 8 am to the school media center.
Thank you. Fall sports pictures are on Wednesday, October 10.  Athletes should have received order information from coaches.  Money is due at the time pictures are taken and there are no makeup pictures.  This is the group yearbook picture.

Underclass pictures will be made on Monday, October 15.  Students received order information earlier.  If they need new order information, please see Ms. Bare in C-1.  Money is due at the time the pictures are taken.  This is the yearbook picture.

Yearbooks are on sale for $65.  You can order at school from Ms. Bare or online at yearbookforever.com.  This price is good through October 31.  On November 1, the price increases to $85 where it will remain until April 19.  Extra yearbooks will cost $95 if the yearbook company sends any extras.

Senior parents ads are due by October 29.  You can submit online at yearbookforever.com or bring them to school for Ms. Bare.  We need pictures, message, and payment when the ads are submitted.

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 10/8--JV & V Soccer at Asheboro
Tues. 10/9--Cross Country @ EG, JV & V Volleyball home for Senior Night, JV Football home vs. Western
Wed. 10/10--JV & V Soccer and Volleyball home
Thurs. 10/11--JV & V Soccer @ Riverside, JV & V Volleyball at Williams
Fri. 10/12--V Football - bye week


If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thanks for your continued support. 

 

 
Fall Sports pictures will be taken on Wed. Oct 10th. Please see your coach for times and order forms. This is the team yearbook picture and there will not be makeups. If you have questions, please see Ms. Bare in C-1.
 
Attention Seniors: a representative from Elon University will be on campus Tuesday, Oct. 9 at 8:30am. Please stop by student services to sign up if you are interested in speaking with them!
 
Good evening ABSS families. This is an important message about an upcoming event for all parents and students from kindergarten to high school. On Saturday, October 13th, ABSS will host the first-ever High School Options Fair at Holly Hill Mall in Burlington. The event is free and open to all families. We hope you will stop by sometime between 9 am and 1:00 pm to explore all of the options available for ABSS students in high school. It's never too early or too late to learn more about interesting opportunities for high school. Between 9 am and 1 pm there will be representatives present to answer questions about so many options that include the International Baccalaureate program, Fire Academy, EMT Academy, the Biotechnology Pathway, Early College, Pre-Collegiate Academy, Career and Technical Education options, dual enrollment options with Alamance Community College  and Elon University, virtual classes, credit by demonstrated mastery and so many more. We hope to see you on Saturday, October 13th at Holly Hill Mall between 9 am and 1 pm. Thank you.
 
Anyone interested in wrestling - there are workouts every Monday & Tuesday from 4-5:30pm in the wrestling room. The first wrestling practice of the 2018-19 season will be on October 29th. If you have any questions, go see Coach Cox in B-2! 
 
Congratulations to the 2018 Southerner Staff. They competed in the Columbia Scholastic Press Association's Yearbook competition and won the Gold Medalist award for their work. Staff members were: H Baird, Lauren Bartley, Cassandra Berens, Lauren Cook, Jocelyn Holden, McNeil Johnston, Avery Lloyd, Shannon Porterfield, Mikayla Venable and Emma Whitfield!
 
If you are interested in attending an information session about the North Carolina School of Math and Science, please attend the meeting at CTEC on Monday, October 8th. Stop by student services for a flyer for more information.
 
Anime Club will meet this Thursday afternoon in the media center from 3:30-5pm. Please be sure to have your ride here at 5pm.
 
Unified Champions will meet this Fri. 9/28 at 7:45 in Coach Lineberry's room - M1. Please bring in your Special Olympics volunteer forms for bowling.
 
Your SAHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting this year's Fields of Faith on the football field Monday night (Oct.8). It's a night of faith and fellowship with the community. Other schools in the county will be joining us. Everyone is welcome to attend - we hope to see you there!
 
The athletic booster club meeting for Oct. will be held on Tuesday, October, 9th @ 6:30pm in the media center. Please attend if you are interested in learning more about the athletic boosters.

NC College Application Week begins October 15th and ends October the 19th at 5pm. Seniors will have the opportunity to have assistance from counselors to fill out applications to the colleges of their choice, create a Common App, apply for scholarships or apply to a college that has waived their application fee for this week only. (All Seniors who have English IV or American History II will automatically be signed up to participate. If you or your child does not have English IV or American History II this semester, please stop by student services to sign up.) Parents, please encourage your child to participate. Important things to know and bring...

Attention Seniors, Tweeners and Juniors: you are invited to attend a Financial Aid Night at SAHS on Monday, October 15th at 6 pm. A financial aid specialist from Alamance Community College will discuss the financial aid process and answer any questions you may have about financing college. 

SAHS Counselors will have a Residency Determination Service Assistance Workshop at SAHS from 1:45pm to 5:00pm in the Student Services Building on Fri., Oct. 5 and Mon., Oct. 8 to help parents and students to fill out their RDS. Before a student can apply to college they will need to fill out their Residency Determination(RDS) to determine eligibility for in-state tuition and state grant awards. Click here to see what you will need to bring to fill out your RDS.

If you are interested in playing Lacrosse please plan to attend the interest meeting which will be held tomorrow night, Tuesday, October 2nd at 6pm in the media center. 
 
 
 
9/30/18

Good Evening Patriot Families, This is Teresa Faucette calling with this week's updates and reminders. 

A HUGE thanks to our student council and advisers for another wonderful Homecoming Week!!  Congratulations to Ally Foster being voted our new Homecoming Queen and to the Football Team for beating Asheboro.  Again, thanks to everyone in the community for their support and participation in our homecoming activities. 

Our Academic Awards Program and National Honor Society Inductions will be held on Monday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 in the auditorium.

There will be an interest meeting on Thursday, October 4 for any ladies interested in competing in the Miss Southern Scholarship Pageant.  Last year we awarded over $2000 in scholarship money.  The pageant will be held on November 8.  Please plan to attend the interest meeting to get more information.  The meeting will be in the Student Services at two different times on Thursday.  You can attend at 1:45 pm if you have early release or 3:30 if you don't.  See Ms. Davis in Student Services if you need more information.  

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 10/1--Golf and V Volleyball away; Tennis and JV & V Soccer HOME
Tue. 10/2--Cross Country away; Tennis and V Volleyball HOME
Wed. 10/3--Tennis, V & JV Volleyball away; JV & V Soccer HOME
Thu. 10/4--Tennis, Golf, JV & V Volleyball away; JV Football HOME
Fri. 10/5--V Football at SEG

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our office.  Thanks for your continued support.

 

This Friday night is SAHS Homecoming.  The festivities will begin promptly at 6 pm with the Parade.  The route will run along the SA Middle School drop off lanes, onto Southern High School Road, and weave through to the SAHS A/B parking lot.  You are invited to sit anywhere along that route. Please realize SAHS bus and back parking lot will be closed beginning at 4 pm until after the parade concludes.  No one will be allowed to park there. Once the parade concludes, you are invited to enter the stadium. At half-time we will introduce all our club and class representatives and crown our 2018 Homecoming Queen.  Come out and support our Patriots! And DON'T FORGET about our Hurricane Florence Relief Drive! Drop of some water, cleaning supplies, diapers, paper products & non-perishable food items as you enter the stadium!

Homecoming Pre-Sell Tickets Details: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday from 11:30pm-1:30pm in front of the Cafeteria Doors on SA campus each day. From 1:30pm-3pm the tickets will be available in the front office except for Friday. Pre-Sells will end @ 1:30pm on Friday. Homecoming game vs. Asheboro starts at @ 7:30pm!

The Alamance County Crop Walk is Saturday, Oct. 6th. Their goal is to raise $50,000 for huger this year. See Mrs. Westbrook in HE-1 to walk. Let's help end hunger one step at a time!
 
Unified Champions will meet this Fri. 9/28 at 7:45 in Coach Lineberry's room - M1. Please remember - all dues should be turned in on Friday.
 
Attention Seniors: it's about time to sign the Senior Wall this Wed. and Thurs during 4th block! If you cannot make those times, make an appointment with Ms. Holt (but not in the middle of class). If you sign the wall at the wrong time OR if your quote is not appropriate, it will be covered up.
 
If you need volunteer hours or would like to volunteer at the E.M. Holt Fall Festival, please sign up with Mrs. Fitch in G3. The fall festival will be Oct. 12th.
 
Anyone interested in wrestling this season - there are wrestling workouts every Monday and Tuesday in the wrestling room from 4-5:30pm. The first wrestling practice is Oct. 29th and you must have an updated physical on file. Any questions, contact Coach Cox in B2.
 
United Club will meet after school on Thursday, 9/27 in the media center from 3:30-4:30. Come relive your childhood with our here, Bill Nye the Science Guy!
 
Drama Club wants to remind you to pay your $15 dues, so please see Mrs. Tyree ASAP!
 
 
 
9/23/18

Reminder students about our dress code, particularly ladies with our shorts and tops. 

Students that drive, remember that we are taking parking passes after you have been warned for being tardy and absent from homeroom. 

This week is Homecoming Week.  Show your school spirit by participating in Spirit Week. 
Monday: PJ Day ("Heroes Need Their Sleep"),
Tuesday: Camo/ Army ("Military Heroes")
Wednesday: Hawaiian ("Heroes on Vacation") PowderPuff game is at 7
Thursday: Decade Day ("FLASHback to the past")
Friday: Captain America Day (Patriotic/ Superhero)  The parade will be on Friday at 6:00. The parade route will be sent home and posted on the website. 

Please come out and support our Patriots this week:
Mon. 9/24--JV Soccer HOME
Tue. 9/25--Tennis and Volleyball away
Wed. 9/26--Tennis, V Soccer away; JV & V Volleyball HOME
Thu. 9/27--JV Football away; Tennis, JV & V Volleyball and JV & V Soccer HOME 
Fri. 9/28--V Football HOME for Homecoming

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the office.  Thank you for your continued support!

 

Progress reports are available online in PowerSchool.  As mentioned earlier in the school year, we will not print and send home a progress report unless you request one.  Parents can view grades in PowerSchool daily to stay abreast of their student's progress.  Please make sure that you go online and review your student's current grades.  If you would like a printed progress report just let the teacher know and we will be happy to provide one.   If you have any questions or concerns after reviewing your student's grades, please contact the teacher or student services.  If you are having any trouble viewing grades online, contact Ms. Lynthacum.
 
 
9/16/18

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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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