Sabre Nation News, May 9, 2019
A Weekly Parent Communication from Southside Christian School
ALL SCHOOL NEWS
Upper chool will have an early dismissal at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow due to the soccer teams playing in the championship games at 2 and 4 p.m.
PARENT APPRECIATION DAY, A MESSAGE FROM OUR SUPERINTENDENT
In honor of Parent Appreciation Day today, I wanted to send a special thank you to all who have given so generously of your time to serve Southside Christian School. You have made an amazing impact on the lives of our teachers, students, and families. The vibrant atmosphere at SCS is in large part due to the time, energy, and creativity that each of you has given towards serving our school. I am truly grateful for your service.
With Eternity In Mind,
Dr. Sam Barfell
NOMINATE SCS FOR THE BEST OF THE UPSTATE 2019
Today is the last day to make nominations for the ” 2019 Best of the Upstate.” Last year SCS was awarded best private school. The top five nominations will secure a place on the ballot when the voting begins on June 17. To nominate SCS for best private school, click here and enter Southside Christian School in the area provided toward the bottom of the page.
LOWER SCHOOL NEWS
LOWER SCHOOL BBQ & MOVIE NIGHT
The Lower School BBQ and movie night will be Tuesday, May 21 at 5 p.m. at the practice fields beside the Lower School playground. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs, and join us for a night of food, inflatables, friends, and fun!
MATH BY MAIL
Math by Mail was held March 15 for students in grades 3-8. SCS students competed against seven other Christian schools. They competed in the categories of computation and reasoning. Congratulations to the following students who won first, second, or third place for their grade levels: Alex Pletcher, Sofi Watkins, Mary McCameron, Zach Scott, Kai Lynch, Ella Randol, Ben Wallace, Preston Ballentine, Alice Shen, Selah Warren, Saul Maria, Grace Hunt, Madeline Philpott, and Preston White.
UPPER SCHOOL NEWS
END OF SEMESTER TESTS
High school exams and middle school end of semester tests are coming up. Please see the schedule below for the test times.
ARC students will be the only exception to the time limits. First session exams for ARC students will begin at 8:30 a.m. and second session exams for ARC students will be extended until 1 p.m.
Wednesday, May 15
9-10:30 a.m. | English
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Foreign Language/Bible
Thursday, May 16
9-10:30 a.m. | Math
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Social Studies
Friday, May 17
9-10:30 a.m. | Science
9-10:30 a.m. | Make-ups/Second Exams
Thursday, May 23
Review Day | this is NOT a half day
Friday, May 24
1st Hour Exams | 9-10:30 a.m.
2nd Hour Exams | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 28
3rd Hour Exams | 9-10:30 a.m.
4th Hour Exams | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 29
5th Hour Exams | 9-10:30 a.m.
6th Hour Exams | 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Thursday, May 30
7th Hour Exams | 9-10:30 a.m.
8th Hour Exams | 11a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
THIS WEEK ON OUR UPPER SCHOOL PRINCIPAL’S BLOG: THE FINAL SCS CHAPELS
To read about the final SCS chapels on May 2, 2019, please click here to visit Dr. Stouffer’s blog.
TONIGHT IN FINE ARTS
Don’t miss out on the Upper School Vocal Music and Handbell Concert tonight at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center.
UPPER SCHOOL ART SHOW
The Upper School Art Show will be on display in the Sabre Commons today through Friday, May 17. Ribbons will be on display beginning tomorrow.
FINE ARTS AWARDS NIGHT
Join as we celebrate our students at the Fine Arts awards night on Tuesday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center.
ATHLETIC AWARDS BANQUET
The Athletic Awards Banquet will be May 17 at 7 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center. The keynote speaker will be Brian Bratton, wide receivers coach at Furman University. Admission is free to student-athletes, coaches and the athletic association members. Please email Laura Adair to RSVP by May 15 if you qualify for a free ticket. Tickets are available to adults for $15 and students for $10. Online ticket sales will end Monday, May 13. After that, tickets will be available for purchase the night of the event for $20 at the door. To buy tickets, please click here. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
SPORTS PHYSICAL CLINIC
Our annual Sports Physical Clinic will be held on Tuesday, May 21. Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m., with exams starting as close to 6 p.m. as possible. Cost is $30 per student, which must be paid by cash or check (made out to SCS). For more information on the clinic, please click here.
CHEERLEADING TRYOUT DATES
Please click here for information on cheerleading tryouts for rising 7th-12th grade girls.
PARENT APPRECIATION DAY
Thank you, parents, for all you do for Southside Christian School. We are so thankful to partner with you in making SCS a place where your child can discover, grow, and achieve all God has for them.
UPCOMING IMPORTANT EVENTS AT SCS