Southside Announcements

And Calendar for the Week of May 9th

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KPREP for all 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Students

KPREP Testing for all 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade students takes place Tuesday, May 10th through Monday, May 16th during the school day.

Weekly Reminders!

  • Monday, May 9th: First Grade Field Trip to Beckley Station Park
  • Tuesday, May 10th-16th: KREP Testing for all 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade Students
  • Tuesday, May 10th: SBDM Nominations due
  • Wednesday, May 11th: SBDM Elections (8:00AM-7:00PM)
  • Thursday, May 12th: SBDM Meeting

SDBM Nominations and Election

Southside is currently accepting nominations for a parent representative to serve two years on the School Based Decision Making Council here at Southside. Any parent with a child attending Southside during the 2016-2017 school year is eligible to run for SBDM. SBDM representatives are required to attend a training session (six hours for a new member/three hours for experienced member) and monthly meetings. Please take a moment to consider nominating parents for this position. You may also nominate yourself! All nominees will be contacted to verify their interest. Nomination Forms will be coming home with your student and need to be returned to school by Tuesday, May 10th.

Southside Little Chef Summer Camp 2016

Southside Elementary will be offering Little Chefs Camp again this summer! This camp is open to all current 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade Southside Elementary students. Spaces are limited to the first 25 students.

Dates: June 20th-June 22nd

Time: 10:00AM-2:00PM

Cost: Free

Students will be working with the County Extension Office learning how to make nutritious and delicious foods! Taste tests and cooking combined with fun!

Lunch will be provided but students may also bring a lunch if they choose.

Registration Link:

Help Southside Win Playground Equipment!

Please click on the link and vote for Southside Tigers Energy Team for a us to win recycled playground equipment!!! You can vote once a day and you will receive a confirmation email verification the first time you vote. We are in 3rd place right now!!

5th Grade End of the Year Parent Information

  • Meet Me In The Middle Night at West Middle School: Come get a "sneak peak" at all things sixth grade! West Middle School invites you to join the staff administrators, current students and teachers to get a behind the scene look at middle school. This is for incoming 6th grade students that will be attending West Middle School next year. This event will take place on Thursday, May 19th from 6:00PM-7:00PM at West Middle.
  • Shelby WMS Cross Country Team: Incoming 6th grade students and their parents are invited to attend a Parent and Runner Informational Meeting for those students that may be interested in running cross country. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 24th at 6:30PM in the Collins HS library. For more information please contact Sean Roberts at 502-718-2893 or
  • May 23rd: 5th Grade Field Trip to Indianapolis Children's Museum
  • May 26th: 5th Grade Graduation @ 12:00PM
  • May 27th: Last Day of School/5th Grade Clap Out

Southside Parent Smore: 2016 Summer Camp Edition

If you did not recieve the Summer Camp Edition of this newsletter you still can! Click on the provided link to view!

Summer Camp Smore:

Southside Save the Date

May 9th: First Grade Field Trip to Beckley Station Park

May 10th-16th: KPREP for 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade

May 10th: SBDM Nominations Due by the end of the school day

May 11th: SBDM Elections (8:00AM-7:00PM)

May 12th: SBDM (4:00PM)

May 17th: Election Day NO SCHOOL

May 18th: Art for Heart School Wide Showcase

May 19th: AR Reward Field Trip (school day)

May 19th: Meet Me In The Middle: West Middle Parent/Student Night (5th graders) starting at 6:00PM-7:00PM

May 19th: Art for Heart Community Showcase and Sale (5:30PM-6:30PM)

May 20th: Community Baby Shower at Northside Preschool (time TBA)

May 23rd: 5th Grade Trip to Indianapolis (school day)

May 24th: Field Day

May 24th: Parent/Student Summer Reading Kickoff for K-4th students (5:30P-6:30P)

May 24th: Shelby WMS Parent/Runner Cross Country Team Information Meeting for incoming 6th Graders (6:30PM in the Collins HS Library)

May 25th: Rain Date for Field Day

May 25th: Perfect Attendance Lunch (school day)

May 26th: 5th Grade Graduation (12:00PM)

May 27th: Last day of school

May 27th: Kindergarten-4th Grade Awards Day (8:00AM-10:00AM)