Southridge High School

March 2015

Due to a snow make-up day, school will be IN SESSION Friday, March 20

SPRING BREAK - March 23-27

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Mitch Steinkamp and Noah McWilliams singing “The Brotherhood of Man.”

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The entire cast during bows.

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A standing ovation for the cast and directors.

Cast Gives Three outstanding performances of musical production

Congratulations to the cast of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING for three entertaining performances! Congratulations to Mitch Steinkamp on being chosen as Most Valuable Cast Member. A special ‘thank you’ to everyone who came to the show and for the support they showed the cast, crew and directors.

We look forward to watching the University of Southern Indiana Concert Choir perform for all SHS choir members on March 18. Former SHS student Emma Mundy will sing with this ensemble.

Concert choir members head to New York City on Friday, March 20. The students have been working hard on music that they will perform in the world’s largest Gothic cathedral, St. John the Divine. We will have several days of sight-seeing and surprises throughout the trip, see a musical on Broadway and end the tour with experiencing Times Square with choir friends.

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Southridge High School has teamed up with Barnes & Noble Booksellers to hold an Online Book Fair that will benefit the SOUTHRIDGE BPA. Anyone can go online to When checking out, simply scroll down and check the box for a bookfair purchase and enter the Bookfair ID 11578630. Southridge BPA will receive a percentage of all sales during this time. Any purchases $25 or over qualify for free shipping and personal membership discounts do apply. Please go online and help this wonderful student group. Your support is very much appreciated! The buttons below will take you directly to the Barnes & Noble bookfair website.

Raider Band

On February 28, four SHS Band students performed at the Indiana State School Music Association STATE Solo & Ensemble Festival held at North Central High School in Indianapolis. Katelyn Kendall, French horn solo, & Emma Kinker, snare drum solo earned a GOLD Superior rating. Katelyn Neukam, Flute solo, & Jonathan Breckler, snare drum solo, earned a SILVER Good rating. Congratulations on great performances.

The band will travel to the Elementary schools for instrument demonstration & concerts on March 13. We are also preparing for our music Festival, Spring Concert & events.

SHS Band Upcoming Dates:

March 13 Elementary School Tour

March 10, 12, 16, 18 Color Guard Workshops

April 17 ISSMA Concert Festival @ Castle HS

May 1 Spring Concert @ 7pm

May 6 Band Banquet

Wanted: Students interested in joining the SHS Color Guard. We will have workshops from 3:30-5:30 on March 10, 12, 16, & 18.

Come check it out! Students currently in grades 9-11. Be a part of something EXCELLENT! SHS BAND!


Tuesday, March 17th, 5pm

1110 South Main Street

Huntingburg, IN

The PTO will meet at 5:00 pm in the Southridge High School cafeteria on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Parents are welcomed and encouraged to attend!


Raider FCA Welcomes Guest speaker & Teams up with SADD For movie Day

The Raider FCA welcomed guest speaker, Broc Litherland, on Monday, March 2. Broc shared his message about the importance of having a plan, but knowing that often times life won't go according to your plans. Broc explained that it is at these times that having a strong relationship with Christ will enable you to find peace in seeing how God's plans are being revealed and are better than you could have imagined. Raider FCA continue to show a strong turnout. We also held our first Raider FCA movie day on Sunday, March 8. We teamed up with the SADD club to gather in the SHS auditorium for a chance to relax and enjoy fellowship while watching the movie, "Save a Life". Upcoming spring events include student-led devotionals, elections for next year's Raider FCA executive board, and the annual year-end tradition of donuts & dodgeball!




College-Bound Seniors: Please continue to pay attention to scholarship deadlines. Most of the local scholarships are due in March and April. Visit Guidance with any questions.

21st Century Scholars: For the Class of 2017 and beyond, additional requirements have been added to receive the 21st Century Scholarship. Current 9th and 10th graders who are in the 21st Century Scholars Program must complete the Scholar Success Program, graduate with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher, and earn a Core 40 or Honors Diploma.

Reminders for College-Bound Juniors

Registration for the Spring ACT and SAT continues. It is strongly recommended that college bound juniors take either/or/both of the standardized tests. Four year colleges base their admission decisions on the standardized test scores of the SAT or ACT, the transcript, and involvement in extracurricular activities.

Mrs. Lyons and Mrs. Fowler have reserved the computer lab on Wednesday mornings from 7:30 - 8:00 and will be available to help with SAT/ACT registration.

Sophomore Class Fundraiser Meeting

The Sophomore class will meet in the Auditorium on Monday, March 30 during Homeroom.

This fundraiser will help raise money for the Junior Class Prom dues.


Student athletes who are interested in participating in college athletics are encouraged to check out the new NCAA website:

Students can learn about the different divisions, eligibility standards, and more.

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2014 Sectional Champion Raider Baseball Team

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2015 Raider Baseball

(above) Raider pitching stand-out Jacob Brewer has signed to play with West Virginia University next year and will be a key factor in Southridge's offense this season.

Southridge Baseball is excited to get back in action and defend their 2014 Sectional Championship at League Stadium on Tuesday, March 31 in the season-opener against the Castle Knights. First pitch is scheduled for 6:00 pm.

The remainder of the season, weather-permitting, is scheduled as follows:

Thursday, April 2 vs. Evansville Bosse @League Stadium 5:30 pm

Monday, April 6 @Wood Memorial 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 7 @Evansville Central 6:00 pm

Saturday, April 11 @Evansville Reitz 11:00 am

Monday, April 13 vs. Evansville Memorial @League Stadium 6:00 pm

Tuesday, April 14 vs. NE Dubois @League Stadium 7:00 pm

Wednesday, April 15 @Perry Central 6:00 pm

Thursday, April 16 @Princeton 6:30 pm

Monday, April 20 vs. Paoli @League Stadium 5:30 pm

Tuesday, April 21 @North Posey 6:00 pm

Thursday, April 23 @Loogootee 6:00 pm

Friday, April 24 @ Forest Park 6:00 pm

Monday, April 27 vs. South Spencer @League Stadium 6:30 pm

Tuesday, April 28 @Washington 7:00 pm

Wednesday, April 29 vs. Tecumseh @League Stadium 6:30 pm

Thursday, April 30 vs. Pike Central @League Stadium 7:00 pm

Friday, May 1 vs. Crawford County @League Stadium 7:00 pm

Wednesday, May 6 vs. Corydon @League Stadium 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 7 @Gibson Southern 6:00 pm

Friday, May 8 @Jasper 6:00 pm

Tuesday, May 12 vs. Heritage Hills @League Stadium 6:00 pm

Thursday, May 14 @Tell City 6:30 pm

Monday, May 18 vs. Barr Reeve @League Stadium 5:00 pm

Thursday, May 21 @Boonville 6:30 pm


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OVER 100 Southridge young women attend YOUNG WOMEN LEAD CONFERence

(above) Young women listen to Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann speak about the different types of careers and the activities they can do while in college to maximize their chances for career success.

On Wednesday, March 11, the VUJC Campus was teeming with area high school girls, and over a third of them were from Southridge. The young women attended sessions on fitness, finances, positive thinking, self-defense, and good decision-making among other topics. Special Guest Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann spoke to the group about her career path from engineering into politics. The Keynote Speaker was Liz Forkin Bohannon, an alum of the television show "Shark Tank" who has developed her own shoe company called Sseko Sandals to help send Ugandan women to college.

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