Southridge High School Newsletter

September 2017

Students of the Month

**AB All-Stars**

Students that receive all As and Bs on their first semester report card will be rewarded with an afternoon of fun at The Teen Outback. Activities will include FOOD, Games, Contests, and Cash Prizes!!!

Hard Work + Good Grades = Reward!!!

Counselor’s Corner

Seniors

Just a reminder, the Dubois County Community Scholarship application is available online and is due on September 30th. Stay tuned - additional scholarships will become available in January of 2018.


The VUJC college fair is scheduled to take place on Monday, October 2 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm with a financial aid meeting to follow at 7:30 pm.

During the month of September the following nearby colleges are waiving the application fee:

Vincennes University (all campuses)

Indiana State University


College Visits – Just a reminder that juniors and seniors are allowed one college day per semester. Once a student has set up the visit, they must fill out the required paperwork that can be found in the counseling area and return it to the office at least two days prior to the visit.


Upcoming ACT dates include: December 9, February 10, April 14, and June 9 – register online at act.org


Upcoming SAT dates include: November 4, December 2, March 10, May 5, and June 2 – register online at collegeboard.org Students eligible for free/reduced lunch or the 21st century scholars program should see their counselor for a fee waiver.


Southridge High School will host a FAFSA night on Wednesday, November 8th at 6:00 pm in the high school auditorium. Seniors and their parent(s) should plan to attend the session at VUJC on Monday, October 2nd at 7:30 pm or the session here at Southridge on Wednesday, November 8th at 6:00 pm.


Just a reminder that once a male turns 18, the law states they must register for the selective service. Registration can be found at www.sss.gov


All sophomores and juniors will be taking the PSAT (practice for the SAT) on Wednesday, October 11 here at Southridge High School. There is no cost to the student. The State will again be covering the cost.


October 6th is the end of the first quarter.

Breakout EDU

Mr. Mundy's English class participated in a BreakoutEDU. The Breakout EDU kit allows for the facilitation of games where players use teamwork and critical thinking to solve a series of challenging puzzles in order to open the locked box.
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Advanced Art projects on display - Mrs. Barclay's class

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Walkthough Pep Rally for golf team advancing to Regional!!

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Boys Tennis

Senior Night
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College Go! Week

Each year Indiana celebrates “College Go Week.” This year it was the week of September 25-29. To celebrate that week, the SHS homeroom teachers were asked to talk to their students on Monday about the importance of high school preparation for college and what they, the teachers, did to prepare for their college experience. Tuesday was wear your favorite college hat day, Wednesday was wear your favorite sweatshirt day, and Thursday was dress for success day.

Clubs

FCA

In early September the raider FCA gathered to hear an outstanding message from guess speaker, Mr. Murphy, we talked about understanding and redefining success in his life based on Christ.
Then on Wednesday, September 27, the Raider FCA lead a student gathering for see you at the pool, which is day of prayer by students across the globe. Jayce Harter, FCA president, along with Nicole Eckert, our FCA Vice-President, as well as Mitchell Carter and Louisa Nino offered up prayers for our students, school, community, and world.
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National Honor's Society

NHS members are tutoring middle school students.
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Kindness Crew

The Kindness Crew is a newly formed club here at SHS with the mission of... you guessed it, spreading kindness. Our theme for this year is Making Southridge Kind one person at a time.


Officers for the 2017-2018 school year include President - Seth Nunamaker, Co-Vice Presidents, Shelby Worden and Tati Delgado, Secretary, Kennedy Siddons, Kindness in the Community Chairman Loren Abell, and Kindness in the School, Camille Fleming.


New members are welcome. Dues will be $2.00.

Spine Crackers (Book Club)

Congratulations Spine Cracker officers, Michaela Blume-President, Maria Nichols -Vice President, Kelsey Humbert-Treasurer, and Evie Sherer-Secretary. Our first book selection is The Celler by Natasha Preston.

Media Center News

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Digital Citizenship Week - Sept. 11-15

The IDOE recognized digital citizenship week and encouraged schools to talk with our students about the important topic. Students were shown the following video clips during activity period to raise awareness of the importance of being appropriate online. The videos are from CommonSenseMedia.org.


Oversharing: Think Before you Post

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyjd73tUXig


Abba's Story-Pride in your Digital Footprint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HJ3qdP7tkOU


**Students will receive a digital citizenship lesson every other week from their period 1 teacher during activity period. The lessons are distributed by our TIS, Mrs. Beck.

Banned Book Week -Sept. 25-29

The ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) receives reports from libraries, schools, and the media on attempts to ban books in communities across the country. They compile lists of challenged books in order to inform the public about censorship efforts that affect libraries and schools. See the link for a list of the top ten most challenged books of 2016 http://www.ala.org/bbooks/frequentlychallengedbooks
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Makerspace

Lego Mindstorms
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Rose Hulman Homework Hotline

Homework help is available for all students weekly Mondays-Thursdays from 7pm-10pm at 1-877-ASK-ROSE. For more information, online resources, or to email help visit askrose.org.

World Book Online

The Huntingburg Public Library's World Book subscription has recently become more user friendly for both students and teachers. As of last week, the subscription is now open to anyone with the universal user name/password and a library card number is NO LONGER required.

For access to World Book Online and the Huntingburg Public Library subscription, type www.worldbookonline.com in a browser or access from your preferred method. At home, type in the above and enter:

USER NAME: huntingburg

PASSWORD: books