Southside Announcements

And Event Calendar for the Week of October 28th

The first week totals for our Squad Food Drive!

Our first week of our Southside Squad Competition Food Drive is:

  • Smart Squad: 91 Vienna Sausages
  • Selfless Squad: 46 Vienna Sausages
  • For the Week 1 Win the Strong Squad: 112 Vienna Sausages!


The total food collection for Week 1: 249 Vienna Sausages!


For Week 2 the item that is being collected is Pop Top Soup or Pop Top Ravioli! Which Squad will be in the lead after Week 2?

Weekly Reminders


  • Red Ribbon Week: Monday-Friday (see themes below!)
  • Kindergarten Field Trip: Friday during the school day

Red Ribbon Week at Southside October 28th - November 1st

Southside celebrates Red Ribbon Week by focusing on Healthy Choices! Below are the different activities for each day:




  • Monday - Making healthy choices is the key to finding your dreams! Wear PJs!

  • Tuesday - Put a Paw on Kindness - Wear Southside Spirit Wear!
  • Wednesday - Our Squad Makes Good Choices! Wear your Squad Color!
  • Thursday - Southside Tigers Make Great Choices! Wear Orange and Black
  • Friday - Wear Red for Wellness Day

Parent/Teacher Conferences

Southside will be holding Parent/Teacher Conferences on Thursday, November 7th from 3:00PM-7:00PM. Your student's teacher will be making contact with you to schedule your student's conference. Please be on the look out for additional information.

Southside Food Drive Squad Challenge

The 5 Week Food Drive Squad Challenge! Each week squads will collect a different item to be donated to the Shelby County Backpack Project. Will your squad be the winning squad?


  • Week of October 28th: Pop Top Soup/Ravioli
  • Week of November 4th: Box of Pop Tarts
  • Week of November 11th: Box of Cereal Bars (no nuts/peanut butter)
  • Week of November 18th: Box of Snacks (pudding cups, cheese crackers etc.)

Picture Re-Take Day

Southside's Picture Re-Take Day will be in the morning on Wednesday, October 30th. If your student is new to Southside or you would like your student's picture re-taken please let your student's teacher know or you can call the school at 502-633-4460 and ask to speak to Terie Eilers.

Fall Classroom Celebrations on Thursday, October 31st

On Wednesday, October 31st our Southside classrooms will be celebrating fall with festive fall classroom celebrations! Students may also wear black and orange to participate in Red Ribbon Week! Please look for information from your student's teacher with specifics about the celebration.

Holiday Assistance Information

Your Shelby County Salvation Army Service Unit will be accepting

2019 Angel Tree Christmas

Assistance Applications

For children 14 years and under

Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington Street, Shelbyville

Saturday, October 26th * 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tuesday, October 29th * 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Saturday, November 2nd * 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Needed for application:

1) ID and document proving Shelby County residency

2) Birth Certificate for each child

All applicants MUST be a LEGAL GUARDIAN possessing ID with their current Shelby County address and one current piece of mail, vehicle registration, or similar document proving current Shelby County residency.

All applicants MUST have BIRTH CERTIFICATE for each child listing guardian as parent or proof of guardianship will be required.

Southside Save the Date!

  • October 28th-November 1st: Red Ribbon Week @ Southside
  • October 30th: Picture Re-Take Day
  • November 1st: Kindergarten Field Trip to Mulberry Orchard
  • November 5th: No School for students
  • November 6th: Report Cards come home
  • November 7th: Parent/Teacher Conference Day 3:00PM-7:00PM
  • November 11th: Veterans Day
  • November 27th-29th: Thanksgiving Break
  • December 23rd-January 1st: Winter Break

Southside Smore can be found at...

All the weekly editions of the Southside Smore can be found on our Southside Website under the Parent tab. You can also view them all by using this link https://www.shelby.kyschools.us/domain/1457