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12/3/18-12/7/18 Announcements

Friday, 12/7/18

  • There is a home basketball game tonight with Corinth Holders.  This is the last game before winter break.  Please come out and support your school!
  • Attention all members of JoCo Teen Drivers: Please check your email about important club events that are happening next week!  On Tuesday, 12/11, we help decorate our parade float.  On Thursday, 12/13, we have our in-school event as well as the Christmas parade!  Don't miss out on the free, hot pizza!  Check your email for details.
  • Students, are you interested in joining AVID?  If you are in 9th or 10th grade, have a goal to attend college, and are willing to commit to the work to get there, AVID may be a great fit for you.  To learn more about AVID and how to apply, come to our AVID information session during Spartan Success Homeroom on Friday, December 14th in Mrs. Menjivar's room, 2205.
  • All students interested in participating on the spring track male and female teams, please go to the gym and sign up!  See Coach Morris, Coach Bradshaw, or Coach Meserve with any questions.


Thursday, 12/6/18



Wednesday, 12/5/18

  • CONGRATULATIONS to the Men and Women's Swim Team on another amazing performance last night.  The women had some fast swims and ended up second by 7 points.  The team brings excitement and determination to each race.  The boys also had a phenomenal performance and they were only 7 points out of 2nd. Both teams ended the meet with HUGE wins in the 400 Freestyle Relays.  The team is off to a great start and we have our next meet Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00. Come out and support your Spartan Swimmers. 
  • The FREE Winter Chorus Concert will be held on Monday, December 10th at 7 pm in the SSS Auditorium.  Listen to great singing, watch skillful dancing, and admire great student artwork.  Please join us for this fun event!
  • Students, get festive next week and participate in our annual holiday spirit week. The days are as follows:

    12/10 Holiday Colors (Wear the color that corresponds to your holiday of choice!)

    12/11 Santa Slay (Dress up nice! Slay the day!)

    12/12 Character Day (Dress up as your favorite holiday character!)

    12/13 Tacky Day (Dress tacky with seasonal wear, like fuzzy socks and scarves)

    12/14: Ugly Sweater Day


Tuesday, 12/4/18

  • 10th grade students, don't forget to return your parent consent form for the TEENS Study being conducted by UNC Chapel Hill. Return them to the front office by  Monday, December 10 at the latest. You will get a $20 gift card for participating and $1 for returning your form.


Monday, 12/3/18

  • The SSS Spanish Club will be holding a FREE Hispanic Heritage Celebration Show in the SSS Auditorium on Thursday, December 6th starting at 6:30 pm.  There will be a play, music, and dancing.  Come join the fun!
  • Send a Candy Gram to help celebrate the holidays!  A candy gram is a candy cane with an attached card showing who it's from.  They only cost 50 cents each, and you can order as many as you'd like.  Go to Room 1502 to get your orders in to show your appreciation for friends and teachers.  Candy grams will be delivered December 12th and 13th.
  • On Friday, December 7th at 2:15 pm in the SSS Media Center, SSS will have a remembrance memorial for Jada Marie Billups.  Please join us as we celebrate the life of one of our very own.
  • Spartans, would you like to join the award-winning SSS Band?  Then complete the interest form linked on the SSS website!
  • The HOSA Club is sponsoring a Toy Drive with the Toys for Tots program.  Please bring a new unwrapped toy for a child to enjoy this Christmas morning.  Collection boxes are located in the Main Office and in Dr. Yarasheski's room, 1504.  Please help to make a child's Christmas special.
  • Need to get caught up with your classwork?  Makeup Academy will be open Monday, December 3rd through Thursday, December 6th, 2-4 pm in Room 2310.  Computers will be available for your use.
  • United Way of the Greater Triangle needs your support to end poverty.  Donate $1 and receive a gift.  See Ms. Robertson in Student Services for more details.
  • Order your 2018-2019 Yearbook today!  Just go to and enter Code 1251 for SSS!