Southwood Academy of the Arts

May 13th - May 20th

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Spring Fling Lunch

Students may purchase Spring Fling lunch plates Friday, May 20th. Parents are invited to join in the Spring Fling as well! If you would like to order lunch for your student or your family, please use the lunch order form below. All money for the Spring Fling lunch is due Wednesday, May 18th.

PTO Volunteer Opportunities

The PTO needs volunteers for its Spring Fling Friday, May 20th. The PTO will be sponsoring a lunch for the students. If you are interested in volunteering for this event, please contact Lagena Fant.

Fun with Fables

Mrs. Rogers's 7th grade drama class re-enacted Aesop's fables last week. Below are some photos from their class performances.
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SAA Annual Report to Parents

This is the 2015-2016 Southwood Academy Annual Report to Parents. This document provides highlights of what Southwood has done this year.

Garden Club Update

Garden Club members are building school spirit and planting purple bearded irises at the front of the school. Students in the photos below are Shania M, Makayla S, Josh P, and Alexis A. We can't wait to see the flowers bloom next spring!

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RUSH's Final Meeting

RUSH had its final meeting this morning. Thank you to Mrs. & Mr. Cloninger and the student leaders for their leadership throughout the year. Thank you to all of the students who participated! RUSH will return next year.
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Beta Club Students Helping Out

Gabi L, Patricia M, Emilee G, and Isaac M were just a few of the Beta Club students who volunteered for the Anderson School of Dance's rehearsal and recitals this week.

Mr. Powell's 2016-2017 Yearbook Staff

Congratulations to the following students; they made the 2016-2017 Yearbook staff!

Jacob R, Emilee G, Emma C (not pictured), Jillian S, Michael C, Cassidy B, Megan W, Gavin B, Isaac M, Caleb Y, Patricia M, and Ashley W Way to go!

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Important Testing Dates

The following is a list of school-wide testing dates for 8th grade students enrolled in Algebra I or English I.

Please do not schedule appointments on these days.

May 17th - Algebra I EOC

May 18th - English I EOC

Student Chromebooks will need to charge and bring their Chromebooks for these testing days.

Spring Middle School Orchestra Concert

The spring middle school orchestra concert will be Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30 pm in the Southwood Academy cafeteria. There will be a BBQ dinner before the concert. Order forms for the dinner are available in the main office.
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Southwood Academy of the Arts

Jamie Smith, Principal

Eric Chamblee, Associate Principal & Instructional Facilitator

Paula Doolittle, Guidance

Joshua Powell, Arts Lead Teacher

Cheri Gilbert, Secretary

Newsletter created and compiled by Kristin Spencer. Contact her at for future announcements.