Southside Elementary Announcements

And Event Calendar for the week of February 15th

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Calendar Reminders!

February 15th: No School

February 18th: Spring Pictures

February 18th: Engineering Showcase 2nd-5th (6:00PM-7:00PM)

Southside Yearbook Information

Please watch for information about ordering a yearbook to come home soon with your student.

  • Yearbooks with personalization: $20.00 and orders are due by February 25th
  • Standard Yearbook: $15.00 and orders are due by March 4th.

No extra yearbooks will be ordered! If your student would like a yearbook please make sure to order by the due dates.

Serve and Contribute: 3rd Grade Water Collection

The Southside 3rd graders are currently collecting bottled water for the town of Flint Michigan to help out those that are in need of clean drinking water. They are collecting: full cases of commercially packaged water (no loose bottles) and commercially sealed gallon containers of water. All containers must have an expiration date of at least 6 months in the future. NOT ACCEPTED: canned water, containers with open/broken seals, loose bottles of water, flavored water or water past its expiration date or within 6 months of expiration.

Below is a short video that got our 3rd graders excited about helping!

Shakespeare in the Libraries: A Free Family Event

Coming to the Middletown Library located at 200 N.Juneau Drive on February 16th at 6:30PM Kentucky Shakespeare presents Romeo and Juliet! This is a family friendly event! All ages are welcome! For additional information please call 502-574-1611 or at:

Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Meetings

If you are a grandparent/relative who is raising a grandchild(ren) please make plans to attend one of the information seminars to learn about resources available to assist you in your care giving role.

When: Thursday, February 18, 2016

Time: 11:00AM or 6:00PM

Where: Shelby County Extension Office at 1117 Frankfort Rd, Shelbyville KY 40065

A light meal/refreshments will be provided. Childcare will be provided for the 6:00PM session. Please register in advance by calling Beth Cathcart at 502-633-6082 or by email at:

This event is sponsored by KIPDA in partnership with Shelby Head Start and Shelby Family Resource and Youth Service Centers. For more information about this event please contact Kim Hinkel at 502-714-5136.

Touched Twice Medical Clinic

The Touched Twice Medical Clinic is a free clinic that will be held on Saturday, March 12th at First Baptist Church located at 1516 Midland Trail from 10:00AM-4:00PM. This is a first come first serve clinic. This clinic will offer: free medical screenings, vision and dental screenings, personal care services, children's activities, music and worship as well as food and clothing.

  • Children under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Free transportation

If you need transportation, please call (502) 437-9437 and leave a message

Open Meetings at Southside Elementary

The following meetings are open to the public. If you are interested in attending any of these meetings please RSVP so that we can plan to have enough seating:

Southside FRC Advisory: February 22nd at 11:30AM

Southside Elementary hosts Board of Education Meeting: March 10th at 7:00PM

Please use the link provided to RSVP:

Save the Date!

February 15: No School

February 18: Spring Pictures

February 18: Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Meeting at County Extension (11:00AM)

February 18: Grandparent Raising Grandchildren Meeting at County Extension (6:00PM)

February 18: Engineering Showcase for grades 2nd-5th (6:00PM-7:00PM)

February 22: FRC Advisory Meeting (11:30AM)

February 29th-March 4th: Read Across America Week

March 10: Southside hosts Board Meeting (7:00PM)

March 12: Touched Twice Clinic at First Baptist (10:00AM-4:00PM)

March 13th: Daylight Savings begins! Remember to spring forward!

March 28th-April 1st: Southside Book Fair

March 30th: School Wide Drama Performance of The Jungle Book, KIDS!

March 31st: K-1st Grade Engineering Showcase (6:00PM-7:00PM)

March 31st: Disney The Jungle Book, KIDS! Southside Drama Performance (7:00PM)

April 4th-8th: Spring Break