Southridge High School Newsletter

February 2019


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In loving memory...

Mr. Gary Lange, our dear friend, colleague, coach, mentor and teacher, passed away on February 10th. He will be greatly missed by the entire SHS community. Thank you, Mr. Lange for the impact you've made on our students and school. We are forever grateful.
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Students of the Month

Art Show -Check it out!!

The High School art show will take place at VUJC from March 1-13 with opening reception THIS SUNDAY MARCH 3 FROM 12-2!!

Come join us this Sunday for punch and cookies and to enjoy local artwork created by the talented students of Dubois County!!

At the Krempp Gallery at the Jasper Arts Center 951 college ave, Jasper Indiana 47546

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Raider Pride -Resourcefulness Video

National #SaySomething Week

Southridge High School in partnership with Sandy Hook Promise, a national nonprofit organization led by several family members whose loved ones were killed in the tragic mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, is taking part in the National Say Something Week, February 25 through March 1. Say Something Week raises awareness and reinforces the power students have to prevent tragedies, when they say something to a trusted adult to protect a friend from hurting themselves or others

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JAG CDC Competition Results

Chapter Brochure- 2nd Place- Special recognition to Brenda Figueroa
Chapter Commercial- 1st Place- Special recognition to Jose Sandoval and Sammie Kline
Chapter Blog- 1st Place
Entrepreneurship Plan- 1st Place Enma Dubon, Gina Flores, Paola Valenciano
Cover Design- 2nd Place Brenda Figueroa, 3rd Place Gina Flores
Career Presentation- 3rd Place Madison Nichols
Creative Solutions- 2nd Place Ben Hudson, 3rd Place Jayvin Thewes
Critical Thinking- 1st Place Jose Gutierrez
Employability Skills- 1st Place Jeovany Dubon, 3rd Place Julie Calvillo
Financial Literacy- 1st Place Alexsandra Gonzalez
Public Speaking- 2nd Place Jeffrey Echeverria
Writing Skills- 1st Place Grace Middleton, 3rd Place Fiona Vonderheide
Congrats to Cody Ayres, Morgan Hume Blake Kreilein, Dulce Perez, Rhetta Sternberg for there dedication and help during the competitions!

All competitors did a great job, even if not receiving a trophy it still took courage and hard work to go and present and talk to judges from the local community! A big congratulations to all!

All students receiving 1st Place will travel to Indianapolis to compete at the State JAG CDC on March 14th-15th! Wish them luck!
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School Improvement Survey


As part of our ongoing school improvement goals, Southridge High School is participating in a survey provided by the Indiana Department of Education to better understand the student, family, and staff perceptions about our school culture and climate. Please click the link below to access the family portion of the survey.

The deadline for survey completion is Friday, March 8, 2019. Your participation in the survey is greatly appreciated. Please contact Mrs. Erica Hohl with any questions 812-683-2272 ext. 2306

Homecoming Court 2019

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Winter Sports/ Homecoming Pep Rally

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Fiddler on the Roof

Awesome job, Students and Staff!! It was fantastic!!
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Annual Mattress Fundraiser

The Southridge Music Department is hosting our Annual Mattress Fundraiser on Saturday, March 16 from 10-5pm. We would really appreciate your support if you are in the market to replace or upgrade a mattress in your home. This fundraiser has been very successful for our program and for dozens of other area schools. We are hoping to make the event a huge success in order to fund many of the items that will improve our students' experiences. Our big goal for this year is to replace and upgrade the technology that we use!

Thank you for your support of our programs and our students!

Lannie Butler and Erich Kendall

Directors, Southridge Music Department

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Classroom Activities

Art Department

Art department has received a $500 donation in memory of Cholie Lubbehusen from the class of 2013. The art dept also received another donation from Darrel and Betty Jenkins also in memory of Cholie. The Art dept plans on using this money to provide professional grade equipment and materials for the students. We would like to thank all who donated. We are very humbled by the support.
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Virtual Field Trip -Social Studies

Mr. O'Brien took his class on a virtual fieldtrip to Jerusalem using our new set of VR goggles.
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Pre Calc project w/Ms. Hasenour's class

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Student Services -Guidance Department

Tutoring -several opportunities

1. SHS students can participate in the National Honor Society's tutoring program on Tuesdays and Thursdays during Impact period.

2. New Partnership with Indiana University

A new opportunity for student support made possible by a partnership between SHS, Indiana University, and the Serve Indiana grant. Starting immediately, students have access to online tutoring by Indiana University students at campuses throughout the state. Students will be required to register with the IU system, which will allow them to create a ZOOM account (the delivery platform for tutoring.) IU students will staff the tutoring service on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights from 6-9:30. An additional feature will be bilingual tutoring services, which are available on those nights from 7-9:30pm. More details can be found on the attached flyer. The focus of the online tutoring support will be the core areas of Math, Science, English, and Social Studies.

3. In addition to the online supports that are currently available, we are in the process of creating a face-to-face tutoring program that will offer supports before and after school here at SHS, as well as a couple of evening opportunities at the Huntingburg Public Library. It is anticipated that this program will start in early February. More details to come.

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FCA -concert

Media Center News

Chess Tournament Winners!!

Congrats to our chess tourney winners!!!!

Tyler Brown-1st place, Cameron Buschkoetter-Runner-up

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AskRose Homework Help

AskRose Homework Help tutors are available to assist with math and science homework, August – May, Sunday – Thursday, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at or by phone at 877-Ask-Rose. Their new after school tutoring by appointment is coming soon. Check out their website for details and over 500 math and science resources.

World Book Online

The Huntingburg Public Library's World Book subscription has recently become more user friendly for both students and teachers. As of last week, the subscription is now open to anyone with the universal user name/password and a library card number is NO LONGER required.

For access to World Book Online and the Huntingburg Public Library subscription, type in a browser or access from your preferred method. At home, type in the above and enter:

USER NAME: huntingburg