Spartan Update For February 13, 2022


Spartan Weekly: February 13, 2022

Sending Valentine’s Day love to the entire Spartan family!

Thank you to our amazing Spartan community & PTO for providing staff a take & bake Superbowl ready pizza!


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Click here to view previous updates from Dr. Dula on our website.

Sanderson PTO Spartan Voice Newsletter February 9





Reminder to Students from Administration

During lunch, you may only leave campus or be outside if you have an off-campus lunch pass. Freshmen and Sophomores may not be in the parking lot during lunch. Failure to comply may result in disciplinary action.

PTO General Membership Meeting & Special Program FEBUARY 16th 7:00-8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual PTO Membership Meeting at 7:00pm followed by a WCPSS Mental Health Program at 7:30pm, presented virtually by Mr. Mark Cowell, WCPSS Crisis Prevention & Intervention Specialist.

RSVP HERE Keeping Youth Emotionally and Physically Safe in Today's World: Learn about strategies and skills to help your child(ren) remain emotionally and physically safe.  We will talk about recognizing concerning emotions, feelings, or behaviors, plus problem solving skills, and how and when to seek help for your child.


Signs of Suicide (SOS) Information for Families

The SOS program is part of all Health/PE courses for freshman students.  You can review more information, including opt-out here. For questions, contact SAP Counselor R. Jennings at

SOS classroom presentations for freshman will begin Wednesday, February 16th.


SECU Foundation “People Helping People” 10k Scholarship

To apply and more information click here.  Deadline February 22nd

For more Scholarships and related information, click here


Information for AP Students Thursday, February 24th 6pm

Informational session to help students prepare for AP Exams!

Learn about AP deadlines and other general information

This is live stream event. Click here for details.


JROTC Wake Up and Read Book Drive

Sanderson JROTC is collecting new and gently read books for children up to 12 years old supporting the WAKE Up & Read campaign. Drop off donations from Feb. 7 to Feb. 28 in the blue boxes around the school. For more info, go to:


ACT for all Juniors March 1st

The ACT exam will take place during an extended 2nd period at the start of school day.  All students not testing (9th,10th, & 12th grade) will attend classes in order of 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 1st.

7:25-11:40 Testing Session/2nd Period

11:47-1:07 3rd Period

11:40-12:15 A lunch

12:22-12:55 A Class

11:47-12:20 B Class

                12:20-12:55 B lunch

1:02-1:35 4th Period

1:42-2:18 1st Period


Governor Cooper Announces Extended Policy Allowing State Employees to Use Volunteer Days to Provide Support in Schools.

Governor Roy Cooper announced plans to help combat staff shortages in K-12 school districts across the state during the current surge of COVID-19 cases. The policy will allow state employees to use volunteer days with supervisor approval to work in North Carolina public schools as substitute teachers, bus drivers and cafeteria staff. We appreciate your commitment to supporting Sanderson!


Winterfest Semi-Formal – Save the Date

Saturday, March 5th 8-11pm at Sanderson HS.  Tickets are limited and will be available for sale starting February 23rd for $10. This event is restricted to SHS students only.


Class of 2022 Cap & Gown Information

Cap and Gown Delivery Day is March 1st, during both lunches in the gym lobby.

If you haven’t ordered your cap and gown package, do so now!

Senior cap and gown pictures are March 9th - order now to ensure delivery prior to picture day!

Questions - contact our Jostens representative at 919-789-8500 ext. 0


PTO Yarn Art Installation

The PTO is planning a public yarn art installation on the SHS campus in mid-March. We want to show our school colors with a little celebration to commemorate the two-year anniversary of the Covid shutdown. We're still here, and we're still #SpartanStrong!  

More information can be found here:

 Signups for the trees are here:

 For questions, feel free to contact Jennifer Pittman, SHS PTO Volunteer.



21-22 Winter Sports Schedule

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