Southridge High School Newsletter
From the desk of Mr. Murphy:
Welcome New Staff to SHS
Mr. Erich Kendall
Mrs. Sarah Bardwell
Mrs. Amy Lyons
Mojo Up Assembly
On the first day of school all students attended an anti-bullying program, presented by Mr. Mojo. The program was a powerful, engaging session that motivated and inspired students to make a positive difference. The SHS staff plans to follow up by continuing to put an emphasis on anti-bullying through a curriculum used during homeroom.
More information may be found online at www.mojoup.com
National Honor Society
Message to Hoosier Families from Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, Glenda Ritz
INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz released her quarterly message for Hoosier families today.
As part of the Department of Education’s No Child Left Behind waiver extension, the Indiana Department of Education pledged to increase communication with parents of Hoosier students through a quarterly message. Today’s message focuses on the Department’s ongoing literacy initiative, preventing summer slide, and a new, innovative communications tool for parents and guardians.
A link to the video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IuIP4O3Vn-Q.
Great news! The State of Indiana has agreed to pay the cost of the PSAT (practice SAT) for all sophomores and juniors!!
Southridge High School will be administering this test to sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, October 14. Practice materials for the PSAT are available at the Khan Academy website.
From Mr. Younker...
Student Activity Fair
Media Center News...
Mrs. Bardwell presented the Eliot Rosewater Book Award program to each English class. The presentation included explaining the program and encouraging students to read the 2015-16 Rosie nominees. For each nominee a student reads he/she is encouraged to fill out a voting ballot. Students that read 5 of the nominees will be invited to a pizza party at the end of the school year. Students also watched book trailers about the books located on Avon High School's Media Center webpage. More information about the Rosies and a list of this year's nominees may be found at the following link: http://www.ilfonline.org/?page=eliotrosewateraward
Read a Rosie!!!