Sunday, April 2, 2017

Week of 4/3/17-4/7/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 4/2/17-4/7/17

Smarter Balanced - A letter from Dr. Vargas was sent home two weeks ago.  This letter outlined the option of an opt out for the test. Any student who is on our opt out list will not complete the SBAC test.  These students will work in an alternate classroom on teacher directed activities.  

Our testing schedule is:
  • Grade 6- 4/3/17-4/6/17
  • Grade 8 - 4/10/17-4/14/17
  • Grade 7 - 4/17-4/20/17
Jewett Street Traffic - Please review the map on our website as it shows the changes that started on 3/27/17.  A copy of the map was mailed home.

Southside Color Run - Save the date and join us on Saturday, May 6 at 9:30 am for our second annual Color Run!  A registration link will be out soon!

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 4/3/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 4/24-4/28/17 - Spring Break
  • 5/6/17- Southside Color Run 9:30 am 
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Monday, March 20, 2017

Week of 3/20/17-3/24/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 3/20/17-3/24/17

Smarter Balanced - A letter from Dr. Vargas was sent home last week.  This letter outlines the option of an opt out for the test.  If you have questions, please let us know.

Jewett Street Traffic - Please review the map on our website as it shows the changes that will start on 3/27/17.  A copy of the map has also been sent home.

Redistricting Meeting - Please join us on 3/29/17 at 5:00 in the Southside Library.  A flyer with additional dates was sent home and is posted on our website.

Basketball Banquet - We are looking forward to celebrating our 3 City Championships with our Basketball teams this evening!

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 3/29/17 - Redistricting Meeting - 5:00 in the Southside Library
  • 4/3/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 4/24-4/28/17 - Spring Break
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Week of 3/13/17-3/17/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 3/13/17-3/17/17

City Geo Bee Competition- Our Spartan did an amazing job in the Geo Bee!  We are so proud of each of our students and wish our school winner the best of luck as he has advanced to the State Bee!

Girls on the Run - We were unable to field a team for Girls on The Run.  If you submitted an application, scholarship form or payment - we will be returning these items on Monday.  We will work to develop a GOTR team for Fall 2017.

Progress Reports - Reports were sent home last week.  If you have any questions, please reach out to your student's team.  We are more than happy to meet with you to develop a plan to support your child.

Smarter Balanced - A letter from Dr. Vargas was sent home last week.  This letter outlines the option of an opt out for the test.  If you have questions, please let us know.

Jewett Street Traffic - Please keep an eye out for details on the traffic patterns that will go in place to improve safety for our students.  In the coming days a map and list of traffic changes will be sent home and posted on our website.

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 3/13/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 3/13/17 - BOSC at 3:30
  • 4/3/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 4/24-4/28/17 - Spring Break
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

Week of 3/6/17-3/10/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 3/6/17-3/10/17

City Geo Bee Competition- Tuesday 3/7 at Hillside at 6:30. Please come out to support our Southside winners as they compete in the City Bee.  Best of Luck to our 3 competitors!

Girls on the Run - We are looking for girls in grades 6-8 who are interested in joining our Girls on the Run team for the spring.  If your daughter is interested in participating in this activity, please have her pick up an application and/or scholarship form in the office.

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 3/6/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 3/7/17 - City Geo Bee at 6:30 at Hillside
  • 3/10/17 - Dance 6:00-8:00 PM
  • 4/3/17 - PSG Meeting at 6:30
  • 4/24-4/28/17 - Spring Break
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Week of 2/13/17-2/17/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 2/14/17-2/17/17

City Basketball Champs- Congrats to our Girls B, Boys B and Boys A basketball teams on their respective championships!  It was a great day to be a Spartan as our 3 teams played in the City championships this past Saturday at Memorial HighSchool. We saw true Spartan Pride on the court and in the stands!  

City Spelling Bee Competition- Thursday 2/16 at Parkside at 6:30.  Please come out to support our Southside winners as they compete in the City Bee.  Best of Luck to our 3 competitors!

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 2/16/17 - City Spelling Bee at 6:30 at Parkside
  • 2/20/17 - Holiday
  • 2/27/17-3/3/17 - Winter Break
  • 3/7/17 - City Geo Bee at 6:30 at Hillside
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Week of 2/6/17-2/10/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 2/6/17-2/10/17

Penguin Plunge - The four Middle School Principals and Dr. Vargas took a plunge in the ocean on 2/5/17, in support of NH Special Olympics.  We raised a total of $1500.00.  Thank you to all who supported our plunge and cheered us on when we exited the ocean!

Basketball Play-Offs - Please see the game times for our teams as they enter into the City Play-Offs!  Best of luck to each team!  We will be cheering you on this week!

8th Grade Transition Info - Please keep an eye on the website, letters/flyers home and this blog for ongoing info on the transition plans and info for our 8th graders as we prepare for the transition to High School.  Please remember to reach out if you have any questions.  We are here to help make the transition as smooth as possible for your family!

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 2/6/17 - Girls B Basketball 4:00 at Hillside
  • 2/6/17 - 6:30 - PSG Meeting
  • 2/7/17 - Boys B Basketball 4:00 at Southside
  • 2/8/16 - Boys A Basketball 4:00 at Hillside
  • 2/9/17 - Girls A Basketball 4:00 at Hillside
  • 2/10/17 - Dance
  • 2/16/17 - City Spelling Bee at 6:30 at Parkside
  • 2/20/17 - Holiday
  • 2/27/17-3/3/17 - Winter Break
  • 3/7/17 - City Geo Bee at 6:30 at Hillside
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Week of 1/30/17-2/3/17

SOUTHSIDE NEWS - Week of 1/30/17-2/3/17

Quarter 2 Closed on 1/24/17Report cards will be sent home early this week.  If you have any questions, please reach out to the team of teachers, guidance or a member of the admin team.

Southside Spelling Bee and Geo Bee- Our school winners will represent Southside at our City and State competitions.  All winners will have info on both Bees at the start of the week.  Congrats to all of our team and school winners! The City Spelling Bee will be on: 2/16 at 6:30 PM at Parkside and the City Geo Bee will be on: 3/7 at 6:30 at Hillside.

Basketball Play-Offs - Three of our teams will compete in the Tri-Country play-offs that start this week.  Best of luck to our Boys A, Girls B and Boys B teams in their respective games!  Game info can be found below.

Cheer Club - Congrats to the members of our Cheer Club as they cheered at their first game last week.  Well done - we can't wait to see what this club will accomplish!

Upcoming dates to remember:
  • 1/30/17 - Boys A Basketball Game at Londonderry at 4:00
  • 1/31/17 - Girls B Basketball Game at Londonderry at 4:00
  • 1/31/17 - Boys B Basketball Game at Woodbury at 4:00
  • 2/5/17- Penguin Plunge to support NH Special Olympics  
  • 2/6/17 - 6:30 - PSG Meeting
  • 2/10/17 - Dance
  • 2/20/17 - Holiday
  • 2/27/17-3/3/17 - Winter Break
As always, if you ever have a question about your student, please feel free to call your student's team of teachers, guidance counselor or a member of the admin team.  We are here to help!