Danville South Elementary

Maximizing Student Growth While Creating Positive Memories

Happy Almost Spring to all of our South Elementary Families!

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First Round of ISTEP Testing Complete

Students did a great job of staying focused and working diligently through the ISTEP tests. Both grade levels were tested over English/Language Arts and Math. Fourth grade also had a test in Science. The second round of testing will begin again on April 18th. Detailed testing dates and times will be sent closer to time.


Third grade students began the state mandated IREAD3 Assessment today. They will take another portion of the test the next two days, March 15, and 16. Tests begin at 9:45 a.m.

Coming Soon.....Riley Week

Next week (March 21-25), South Elementary will be collecting donations for Riley Children's Hospital. In exchange for dress up days, students are asked for a $5.00 donation. On Friday, March 25th, all classes will compete in a volleyball tournament. The winning classes from each grade level will match up against their teachers in the final round.

Dress up days will be as follows:

  • Monday-Role Model Day: Dress up as your favorite role model
  • Tuesday- Duo Day: Pair up with a friend and dress as a dynamic duo. ex. PB & J, Buzz & Woody
  • Wednesday- Patriotic Day- Show your American pride by dressing in Red, White, and Blue
  • Thursday- College Day- Show support of your favorite team
  • Friday- Beach Day- Break out your sun glasses and beach hat

Parents are welcome to attend the Riley Volleyball matches. Third Grade will play from 8:00-9:15 a.m. Fourth grade will play from 9:30-10:45. Just a reminder that I.D.'s are collected at the front office for any of our visitors.

Checking our Progress

Report Cards will be coming home this Friday, March 18. Please sign and return the envelope so that we know you received a copy of the report card.

For frequent updates on the happenings at South Elementary, be sure to like our Facebook page!

Coming Up

Mar. 14-18- IREAD3 Assessment for all Third Graders

Mar. 14- KKids Meeting

Mar. 21- Role Model Day

Mar. 22- Duo Day

Mar. 23- Patriotic Day

Mar. 24- College Day

Mar. 25- Beach Day

Mar. 28-Apr. 3- Spring Break

Apr. 5- 4th Gr. Music Program (Foltz, Guthrie, Jackson, Wilson)

Apr. 7- 4th Gr. Music Program (Adolf, Milender, Rodgers)

Apr. 11- KKids Meeting

Apr. 18-May 6- ISTEP Round 2-testing window

Apr. 25- KKids Meeting

May 16- KKids Meeting

May 26- Last student day