Southside Elementary News

Week of 9/20/2021

From Mrs. Morrow and Mrs. Fureigh

It has been another amazing week!! We have lots to look forward to! Please read on for all the details, and let us know how we can help you! Have a great week!

Start with HELLO!

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NWEA MAP reports will be sent home on September 27th!

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Grandparents' Week Festivities

Grandparents' Week is coming up and we want to celebrate our grandparents even though we are not allowed to have visitors right now. Here are some things that you need to know:


*A video of grandparents will be shared on September 22nd.

*An art project for grandparents will be conducted in art classes as well.


Thank you for your help with this!

*Book Fair will be here September 24-Oct. 1*

BOOK FAIR NIGHT SALE

Monday, Sep. 27th, 5-7pm

Southside Cafeteria

We wanted parents to have a chance to come to the Book Fair, so we have set up a night sale just for you. We invite our parents whose last names that begin with A-L to come Monday from 5-6 PM, and parents whose last names that begin with M-Z can come between 6-7 PM.

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

GT News!

Congratulations to Southside's GT program for being selected as the Viewer's Choice winner for the 1st Annual Cabot Film Festival!!! We are SO PROUD of you!!
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Capturing Kids' Hearts

We have had a lot of fun meeting with each class to discuss empathy, our word for the month. We can't wait to see which students will be recognized at our first Paw Pride Assembly that showcase this trait of understanding the thoughts, feelings, and emotions of others.

Link to COVID Info - FAQs

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


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

Breakaway Lanyards

Parents, if you send your child to school with a mask lanyard, please make sure they have a breakaway lanyard instead of the standard, solid band lanyard. The breakaway option is much safer for our children. Thank you for your help with this!
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Water bottles

Students need to have their water bottles sent to school with them daily. They are encouraged to get drinks throughout the day after recess, P.E., etc. They are especially important this school year because water fountains are closed. We do have water bottle refilling stations in the school. Please make sure to label your child's water bottle with his/her name.


Thank you for your help with this!

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 August and September birthdays will be held on:


Friday, September 24th


We will not be celebrating with treats on any other day of the month. Please do not bring snacks to school on other days. 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:

September:

24: August/September Birthday Celebration

24: PAW Pride - Empathy

24 - Oct. 1: Book Fair

27: NWEA MAP reports will be sent home