The Eager Eagle

Weekly Memo for Parents

Week of April 22-26

Thank you for taking the time to read our weekly memo! Let's make it another great week at South Elementary!

Happy Administrative Professional's Day!

On April 24, please join us in thanking our amazing administrative professionals for all they do! These professionals are wonderful and make South great! Thank you to:

Ms. Nettira Ridley: secretary

Ms. Randi Archibald: bookkeeper

Ms. Joy Field: data processor

Ms. Mayra Talavera: migrant advocate

Ms. Bel Zarrella: clinic

Ms. Meghan Conroy: guidance clerk

What's Happening in the Eagle's Nest?

IRSC Family Night

Want to learn the skills that will help you advocate for both your children and yourself? Join us Tuesday, April 23rd from 6:00 - 7:30 pm at the Dr. Fred Brown Children's Health Center for a FREE evening of dinner and information. ALL ARE WELCOME and childcare is available for kids 3 and up through the presentation. See you there!

Holiday Gift Shop

The holiday gift shop for Mother's Day, Father's Day, Grandparents' Day, and graduation will be open April 22-26. Students can shop during specials in the media center! You are also welcome to come shop with your child. The shop is open 7:45 am-3:15 pm all week. We will keep the shop open until 6:00 pm on April 25.

Test Drive a Car!

Please come out from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm on April 25 and test drive a car! We have partnered with Gilbert Ford for the opportunity to earn up to $6000 for our school. Please come out and invite your friends and family!


Kindergarten will be selling popsicles Friday April 26 for 50 cents each!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 6-10. Please join me in celebrating all that our incredible teachers do!

Save the Date: K and PK Graduation

Kindergarten graduation will be May 20 at 8:30 am. PreK Graduation will be May 20 at 9:45 am.

Save the Date: 4th Quarter Awards

4th Quarter Awards dates and times are listed below. A letter will be sent home with your child that week if they are receiving an award.

Wednesday, May 22:

8:30 am: Kindergarten

9:15 am: 1st Grade

10:00 am: 2nd Grade

Friday, May 24:

8:30 am: 3rd Grade

9:15 am: 4th Grade

10:00 am: 5th Grade

No School!

No school on May 27!

Last Day!

Students' last day of school is Thursday, May 30. This is also an early release day. School will dismiss at 11:30 am.

Be Part of the Band!

Attention 5th Grade Parents: Please use the website link below to find out more information about the band program at OMS. You can also contact Mr. Bowen, OMS Band Director, through this website.


Student agenda books are a great communication tool! Please make sure you check and sign your child's each night.