Welcome to the 2013-2014 school year!

Our Elementary South family has been very busy preparing for the best school year yet. We hope that your children are rejuvenated, ready to work hard, play hard, and learn and grow.  We are so excited about this year’s Bernstein Unit on Empathy.  This unit will remind us to value and respect each individual’s similarities and differences and will emphasize the importance of having empathy for others.  We will explore what it feels like to “take a walk in someone else’s shoes” and talk about how we can be the change we want to see in the world.  This year’s masterwork by the famous graffiti artist, Ketih Haring, depicts these key concepts.  So get ready to for the journey of a lifetime.

Empathy Master Work










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AUGUST 9: Classroom Placement Letters are mailed

AUGUST 13: Kindergarten and New to South Parent Information Night 7:00pm – parents only please

AUGUST 16: Kindergarten Practice Bus Run (sign up to participate)

AUGUST 19-20: Teacher Institute – Teachers are back and preparing for students!

AUGUST 19: Back to school bash 6:30-8:00pm

AUGUST 20: Get Acquainted Time: AM and Full Day KDG 1:00-1:30, PM KDG 2:00-2:30PM,
Grades 1-5 1:00-2:30

AUGUST 21: First Day of School!  FULL DAY 8:40am-2:55pm AM KDG 8:40am-11:25am,
PM KDG 12:10pm-2:55pm

AUGUST 21: TEARS AND CHEERS for Kindergarten parents: AM/FULL DAY 8:40-9:40am,
PM 12:10-1:10pm

AUGUST 27: K-2 Back to School Night at 7:00pm

AUGUST 29: 3-5 Back to School Night at 7:00pm