Save the Date – Back to School Events

TEACHER ASSIGNMENTS: This year, you will receive your classroom placement via US Mail.  Teacher assignment letters and transportation assignments will go in the mail on August 9th, 2019.  You will also be able to access your child’s teacher via the Powerschool Parent Portal starting on  August 12, 2019. Please note that you must log into the Parent Portal using a browser since this information is not available on the PowerSchool App.

Monday, August 19, 2019 – New to Elementary South and Kindergarten Information Night – 5:30 pm

At this event, families who are new to Elementary South or entering Kindergarten will learn about logistics and procedures of our school.  Dr. Martin will give a presentation in the cafe while the children meet new friends and play in our gyms/playground. 

Following the introductory presentation for all new families, KINDERGARTEN PARENTS ONLY will stay for Curriculum Information by our Kindergarten Teachers, meet and greet the Kindergarten Teacher and will drop off school supplies in classrooms.

WHO: All New to South families and Kindergarten parents WITH their children!

WHAT: Kindergarten students will meet teachers and have a playdate.  Other new to South children will meet new friends (they will meet their teachers on 8/21/19).  Parents will learn about school.

WHEN: 8/19/19 – 5:30pm – 7:00pm

BRING: Kindergarten Parents ONLY, bring your child’s school supplies for supply drop off that night!


Tuesday, August 20, 2019 – Grades 1-5: Meet your teacher and supply drop off and Back to School Bash!

At this event, families with children in grades 1-5  will meet their child’s teachers, see their new classroom, and drop off school supplies.

9:30-10:15 am – Grades 2 and 4 

10:15-11:00 am Grades 1, 3, and 5

WHO: All children in grades 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

WHAT: Meet your teacher and drop off school supplies

WHEN: 8/20/19 – 9:30 (Grades 2 and 4) and/or 10:15 am (Grades 1, 3, and 5)

BRING: School Supplies and any forms (health exam, vaccinations, dentist, eye exam)

The fun continues that night from 6:00-7:00 pm at the BACK TO SCHOOL BASH – sponsored by Family Alliance

This “Open House” style event gives children an opportunity to meet up with friends, enjoy Culver’s ice cream, jump on the moonwalk, and kick off our new school-wide theme “Today a READER, tomorrow a LEADER”. 


Thursday, August 22, 2019 – First Day of School

We can’t wait to start learning with your children!  Drop off/busses will arrive between 8:15-8:30 am.  Children will go directly to classrooms upon arrival.  Parents: please say your goodbyes and take your first day pics by our flagpole.  

Kindergarten “Tears and Cheers” Event – 8:40-9:40 am

At this event, Kindergarten parents will meet in our cafe for some coffee and fruit while our youngest learners acclimate to school.  Dr. Martin will keep you posted on how they are doing as we all CHEER for their start of school.  We will try to not to have any tears! (That goes for the children AND the parents).

WHO: Kindergarten parents

WHAT: Tears and Cheers for Kindergarten Parents

WHERE: Elementary South Cafe – 8:40 am-9:40 am


Tuesday, August 27, 2019  – Curriculum Night (Grades 2 and 4 only)
6:30-7:15 pm – 2nd Grade Classroom Presentations

7:15-8:00 pm – 4th Grade Classroom Presentations

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 – Curriculum Night (Grades 1, 3, and 5)

6:00-6:45 pm – 1st Grade Classroom Presentations

6:45-7:15 pm – 3rd Grade Classroom Presentations

7:15-8:00 pm – 5th Grade Classroom Presentations