Swansboro High School

Weekly Updates - September 25, 2022

Happy Sunday Pirates,


It was another wonderful week of learning, competitions and athletics at Swansboro High School. The SAVE Promise Club hosted Start with Hello Week, S2S hosted a new student party, and our Swansboro Marching Band dominated the Cleveland High Competition on Saturday. Congratulations to Ms. Graham and our Marching Pirates for placing 1st in Percussion, 2nd in Color Guard, 2nd in General Effect, 1st in Visual Performance, 2nd in Music and 1st place overall!


In athletics, our girls cross country team won the Onslow County Championship and boys placed 4th. Congratulations to Delaney Horton for her first place finish. Tennis upset Croatan for the first time in 6 years and was also victorious over White Oak, bringing their winning streak to 8 games. JV and varsity soccer won at Havelock and JV and varsity volleyball brought home wins at Dixon. Varsity soccer also brought home a win at Coastal Christian.


This week will include homecoming spirit week! Freshmen will participate in a class assembly on Monday. Herff Jones will be here to take graduation orders during lunch and after school until 5 pm on Tuesday. The homecoming dance is sponsored by SCA and will be held on Saturday night from 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm. Tickets will be on sale each day this week at lunchtime and are $15 each or $25 for a couple. Tickets will not be sold at the door on Saturday night. As a reminder, students must have paid their school fees, have fewer than 5 absences or tardies and no ISS or OSS during the 2 weeks prior to be eligible to attend. Out of school forms are available in the school office and must be turned in at the time of ticket purchase to Mrs. Burch.


Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host two events this week! Join FCA for their first huddle of the year! Everyone is welcome. They will have games, food, and a Bible study on Monday, September 26th at 6:00 pm the gym lobby. Wednesday, September 28, 2022 is the National See You at the Pole day. Join staff and students to pray over our nation. See Mrs. Stroh or Taylor Moneymaker for questions or more information about either event.


In athletics, golf will compete at Star Hill on Monday. Tennis will host Richlands, volleyball will host White Oak and soccer will compete at Croatan on Tuesday. Cross Country will host a meet on Wednesday. Tennis will host West Carteret, soccer will host Dixon and JV football will travel to Richlands on Thursday. Friday night is our homecoming game against Richlands. Cross Country will compete at Croatan on Saturday morning.


The 2022-23 Pirate Yearbook is available now to order online. We encourage students and parents who are interested in purchasing to do so at their earliest convenience. There is a banner on the SHS website with information about placing an order. Yearbook ads to recognize seniors are available. There is also a banner on the website with the information to purchase and design a senior ad. Seniors should submit baby pictures for the yearbook. Please send one picture per senior to Mrs. Sheehan at Ellen.Sheehan@onslow.k12.nc.us by October 3, 2022.


In closing, it is our hope that students will take full advantage of all that Swansboro High School has to offer from clubs to athletics. Connected students are always successful students. Please encourage your student to join a club, a team, come out to cheer for peers at athletic events or volunteer in our community.

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