Southside Elementary News

Week of 3/7/2022

From Mrs. Morrow and Mrs. Fureigh

Happy new week to you all!! We sure did enjoy celebrating Read Across America week last week and were so thrilled with the grade level performances at our Winter Music Celebration!! A BIG thank you to Mrs. Clark and all of our school staff and parents for their assistance and support in making this such a success! We had a great time and the kids did an awesome job!! Parent/Teacher conferences are right around the corner! Please be sure to sign up with your child's teacher, whether you prefer face-to-face or virtual conference! We look forward to another week with our Southside kiddos!

PAW Pride - March 11th

Our next PAW Pride assembly will be Friday, March 11th. Students will learn all about the character word "courage" in preparation for this PAW Pride!

PURPLE UP for Military Kids!

Cabot Panthers PURPLE UP! Here is your opportunity to support our military kids.

By making a $25 donation to the NEW Cabot School District Purple Star School Scholarship, you will receive this awesome PURPLE UP t-shirt, and a CHS senior(s) of a military family will be awarded a 2022 scholarship in April/May!

The deadline to donate and receive a t-shirt is Sunday, March 13th. Here is the link or scan the QR code with your phone below: https://cabot.revtrak.net/cao/#/list


This shirt is perfect to wear in April during the Month of the Military Child. Shirts will be distributed the last week of March.

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CLASS PICTURES RESCHEDULED MARCH 14th

Class pictures have been rescheduled to March 14th! We did not get new order forms. The ones that went home at the beginning of February that say February 3rd are still good to use for the March 14th pictures. If you do not have the order form any more, we have very few in the office OR you can go online to mylifetouch.com to order your child's class pictures online using the following ID:


EVTZG7RQK

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Parent Teacher Conference Information

**We will have Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, March 15th and Thursday, March 17th from 2:30-7:00.

**School will dismiss at 2:00 on both days.

**There will be NO SCHOOL on Friday, March 18th.

2021-2022 National Showcase Schools – Parent Survey

We need your help please! We are applying to become a Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School! Please click the survey link below and fill it out for us! It is due Friday, March 18th. Many thanks!


Parent Survey Link: CLICK HERE

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LUNCH MENU CHANGE - New HVAC being installed in cafeteria!

Beginning February 14th, a new HVAC will be installed in the cafeteria. The kitchen will not be used during this time frame. However, students will be going through the regular line to get food. To simplify food prep for Ms. Melinda during this possible six week process, we will be having the same foods from week to week. We have had to revise the weekly lunch schedule to the following:


Mondays - Pepperoni Pizza

Tuesdays - Nacho Kit

Wednesdays - Cheese Pizza

Thursdays - Turkey and Cheese Croissant with Chips

Fridays - Pepperoni Pizza


Sides - Carrots, Icee, assorted Fruit

Drinks - Milk or water

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Lexia Levels by Grade Chart

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TRANSPORTATION CHANGES

Parents,


If your child has a change in transportation at any time, please notify the office. Please do not only let your child's teacher know about this change. The office communicates and keeps track of these changes, so it is very important that they are aware. Thank you for your help with this!

Link to COVID Info - FAQs

If you have any questions regarding COVID guidelines, please visit our district website:


https://www.cabotschools.org/covid-19information

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Chromebook Safety

  • Cabot Public Schools has taken measures to ensure that district issued Chromebooks are safe to use.
  • The Chromebooks you received from the district are controlled by the Cabot Public Schools network.
  • Once a student logs into the device, the district can track how it is being used, where it is located, and control what is being downloaded.
  • GoGuardian has been installed on each Chromebook. This application restricts access to things on the internet that are inappropriate. Students will only be able to install approved software on their Chromebook. However, no filter will catch everything.
  • Please continue to monitor your child's use with a Chromebook.

Monthly Birthday Celebration


Our day of celebration for March birthdays will be held on:


Friday, March 11th


We will not be celebrating with treats on any other day of the month. We have very strict guidelines that allot only a certain amount of days to be able to have treats throughout the year. If you choose to send treats, please reach out to your child's teacher to discuss types of snacks to bring. Please drop treats off in the office and someone will take them down to the classroom. Parents will not be able to celebrate in the classroom. Thank you for your cooperation!

Important Upcoming Dates:

March:

11: PAW Pride - Courage

11: Class birthday celebration

14: Class Picture Day!

15: Parent/Teacher Conferences 2:00 Dismissal - Conferences - 2:30-7:00

17: Parent/Teacher Conferences 2:00 Dismissal - Conferences - 2:30-7:00

18: No school!

21-25: SPRING BREAK - no school!