Edition #34-May 2, 2016


Monday-Be prepared for an Announcement about the SOUTH PROM but don't worry no need for formal attire!!!

Tuesday and Wednesday-Some Sweet ideas for our Sweet Teachers!!!

Thursday-Don't pack your lunch!!!

Friday-Take off if you would like!!!

None of our gestures will ever show how we truly feel about what you do for SOUTH SCHOOL so to go with our gifts Ms. Robinson and Dr. Cottone like to say THANK YOU for all you do!!! We truly LOVE each of you and what you bring to our SOUTH Family!!! #YouMatterMoreThanEver

Calendar Items

  • Class Pictures


  • EOY Testing Window for K-2 Opens
  • 3rd grade Pep Talk from Admin.
  • Kindergarten Spring Sing from 6:30-7:30


  • Skype Night in Gym Micklow and McCrorey Classes
  • Staff Meeting from 3:30-4:30


  • Interim Reports Go Home
  • Choir Sings at Intimidators Game at 6pm


  • Optional Workday


5/7-GOTR 5K at Lowes Corporate Office

5/8-Mother's Day

5/9-5/13-Book Fair

5/9-Dental Clinic at South

5/10-MGSD School Board Meeting from 7-8:30 (South Artist of the Month)

5/11-SIT/Leadership Meeting from 3:30-4:30

5/12-Principal Team Meeting from 9-12 at MMS

5/13-All Pro Dad B-Fast from 7:30-8:15

DONORS Choose...Thanks Mrs. Cogill

Create your own Donors Choose Projects

Nannette Cogill has created and had Three Donor's choose projects funded this year. Its incredibly easy, if you have a need or just would like something new for your classroom I encourage you to create a project. Here are the easy steps.

* Go to DonorsChoose.Org and set up an account

*Create your project by following the prompted steps below

1. Get Started

2. Go Shopping

3. Summarize the items in your cart

4. Tell your story (this is when you can state the impact this project will have on your students)

5. Add Details

6. Add a Photo and Title

7. Review and Submit your project.

Its that easy, Donors Choose will review your submission and contact you if they have questions. Then tweet your project, get it out on Social Media and ask friends and family to share it repeatedly. Also Take advantage of Double Funding Days, or Donors Choose Special Days to get funds. If your project is funded you will receive emails with your next steps. If anyone has questions please ask and I'll will be glad to help.

Health Insurance info.

All employees who have received a credit on their health insurance for completing the online health assessment will need to enter new data as of May 1. Please be sure to complete this prior to the close of the open enrollment in October to maintain your credit. Below are detailed instructions on how to access the health assessment. Should you have any questions, please contact Angel Tomlin at

Health Assessment

To get to the State Health Plan website go to,

Once on the web page, look for My Personal Health Portal, on the green line (click it)

The next screen will ask for you to put in your username and password. (Click sign in). If you don’t have an account, you will need to click on (Create an Account).

On the next screen you will see My Health, in the grey square to the left of the screen (click it) and then click Health Assessment.

Answer questions from –

1. Health History

2. Life Style

3. Improving Your Health

4. Additional Questions

Make sure you complete ALL 4 sections and that you’re Assessment Completion Status (at the top of the screen) shows 100% before you SUBMIT.


DRIVE One 4 UR School raised an impressive $3500!

GOTR Service Project

Please promote collecting pet supplies from now until May 5. Any supply can be donated for cats/dogs: collars, leashes, toys, treats, food, beds, blankets: anything that will help homeless pets at the Humane Society of Iredell County.

FINAL FunRun Collection

Final collection will be 5/3! Checks can be made out to South PTSO. Encourage families to send in whatever they have!!! About $1500 still to be collected!!!