Sabre Nation News, August 15, 2019
A Weekly Parent Communication from Southside Christian School
ALL SCHOOL NEWS
SABRE MOMS AND DADS IN PRAYER
Sabre Moms and Dads in Prayer is a great opportunity to pray over our school, students, teachers, and staff each week, and be an encouragement and support to other parents. See below for meeting times and locations.
Moms in Prayer
Join other SCS moms as they meet to pray on Thursday mornings at 8:15 a.m. in room 1334 (the strings room). For more information, please contact Tabitha Randol.
Dads in Prayer
Join other SCS dads as they meet to pray every other Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. beginning August 21 in room 1334 (the strings room). For more information, please contact Marc McNatt.
NEW STUDENT AND FAMILY TAILGATE
New students and families are invited to attend the New Student and Family Tailgate on Friday, August 23 before the first home football game. Drop-in will be from 6-7:30 p.m. on the grassy area outside the Sabre Center. Don’t forget to bring your blanket or chair. To RSVP, please email Abby Watson with the number of complimentary meals and/or tickets for your family. Please RSVP by tomorrow, August 16.
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEWS
FAMILY ADOPTION DAY
The Elementary School will celebrate Family Adoption Day on Tuesday, August 20 at 8:30 a.m. in the Fine Arts Center as new and rising first grade students will be officially adopted into their SCS Families. Parents are welcome to join us for this exciting event!
MIDDLE SCHOOL NEWS
MIDDLE SCHOOL DEVICES
Middle School students are not required to bring their devices the first two days of school. Middle School students will have devices set up after school begins during their study hall classes the first weeks of school as follows: 8th grade on August 19 and 20, 7th grade on August 21 and 22, and 6th grade on August 26 and 27. The students are not required to bring their device to school until those set up dates.
SIXTH GRADE PREP DAY
Sixth Grade Prep Day will be Friday, August 16 from 8:05 a.m.-3:20 p.m. on campus. Students will learn about their schedule, technology strategies, and skills to help them get familiar with Middle School life.
HIGH SCHOOL NEWS
SAVE THE DATE: CLASS RETREATS
Class retreats for grades 9-12 will start in the fall semester. The purpose is to bring students together as a class at the beginning of the school year, welcome new students, and help students draw closer to Christ, connect, and create moments for lasting memories that carry throughout the year. Each class has its own activity and retreat. If you have any questions, please email Carla Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freshman Class Retreat
Friday, Aug. 16 at 9 p.m. – Saturday, Aug. 17 at 7 a.m.
The Sabre Center & Spare Time
Sophomore Class Retreat
Monday, Aug. 19
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Table Rock State Park
Junior Class Retreat
Saturday, Aug. 24 at 8 a.m. – Sunday, Aug. 25 at 1 p.m.
Awanita Valley Camp
Senior Class Retreat
Friday, Sept. 20 at 8 a.m. – Sunday, Sept. 22 at 4 p.m.
St. Christopher Camp & Conference Center
FINE ARTS ADVERTISING
For any 7th-12th grade girls interest in golf, there is still an opportunity to play this fall. All experience and ability levels are welcome. All that’s required is a good attitude and a willingness to work hard. For more information, please contact the athletic office.
For any 6th-12th grade students interested in Cross Country, new runners are still being accepted. There are no tryouts or cuts, so all experience and ability levels are welcome. All that’s required is a good attitude and a willingness to work hard. Girls are especially needed. For more information, please email Coach Gibbons.
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The Athletic Association is a great way to support the student athletes, get choice parking at home football games, and ensure you have tickets to all the home games. For more information and to register, click here.