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  • College Essay Seminars for SHS Juniors & their Parents

    May 30: 2:30pm-4pm OR May 30: 6pm- 7:30pm Sanderson Media Center. Learn what universities are looking for in a college essay and jumpstart plans for your essays in this free seminar sponsored by Sanderson PTO. A former Capitol Hill reporter, Michelle Allen now works as a technology marketing writer helping government agencies and universities market their science innovations. Learn how to market yourself to universities with essays that showcase your writing talents and personal narratives! Ms. Allen holds a B.A. from Wake Forest University and an M.A. in Professional Writing and Editing from George Mason University. ALL SANDERSON JUNIORS AND THEIR PARENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. **For Juniors with 2nd Semester English, check with your teacher to see if Ms. Allen will be presenting in your English class. This will be the same presentation. Questions? Contact Mary Jane Swecker at shscollegeessay@gmail.com


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  • SHS XC Run-a-Thon Fundraiser

    Saturday, June 1
    SHS Track
    Click for more information and for the pledge sheet.


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  • Sanderson High School Class of 2019 Baccalaureate Service

    Sunday, June 2, 2019 at 3:00pm
    Trinity Baptist Church
    4815 Six Forks Road in Raleigh
    Students should arrive at 2:00pm in cap and gown.
    Reception immediately following in the fellowship hall.



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  • 2019 Spartan Basketball Camp

    Attached is a flyer for the 2019 Spartan Basketball Camp that is being run June 17th-21st from 9:00-3:00 every day. 
    Our camp is capped at 75 campers! Early pick-up and late drop off is available for free upon communicating with me at least 2 weeks out. 
    Camp registration is: http://bit.ly/spartanbasketballcamp.
    Ages: Rising 3rd Grade - 9th Grade; Boys and Girls (all skill levels welcome).

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  • Spring Exam Schedule

    The spring exam schedule has been posted.  Exams run from Wednesday, June 5th to Tuesday June 11th.

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  •  Vision Statement: Sanderson High School students will be prepared to reach their full potential and lead productive lives in a complex and changing world. 

    Mission Statement: Sanderson High School will provide a relevant and engaging education and will graduate students who are collaborative, creative, effective communicators, and critical thinkers.

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