2014-15 Calendar

2014-15 School Calendar of Events

August 15, 2014:  1st -5th grade class lists will be posted on the Pine Street Doors
The class lists are final once posted.

August 17, 2014: All School Playdate
3:00pm-? @ Southside playground
An informal playtime for families of all South Siders.

August 18, 2014: Kindergarten Playdate!
6:00-8:00 pm @ Southside playground
An informal meet up for incoming Southside kindergarten families at the playground.

August 20, 2014: First Day of School for Grades 1-5
Full Day.

August 20, 2014: Kindergarten Parent Teacher Conferences
Office staff helped to arrange times for these conferences.  Please call the school if you have not yet received a time with your student’s kindergarten teacher.

August 21,  2014: Second Day of School. Kindergarten Half Class attend full day.
Other half of kindergarten remain at home.

August 22, 2014: Third Day of School. Kindergarten Half Class attend full day.
Other half of kindergarten remain at home.

August 25, 2014: PTA Coffee @ 8:00-9:30am
South Side PTA invites all South Side parents, caregivers, teachers, and staff to our annual Back-to-School Social. PTA will provide coffee, juice & bagels on Monday, Aug 25 from 8:00am until coffee runs out.
If the weather is nice, we will be on the blacktop near the northeast corner of the school. If the weather is bad, we will be in the gym.

August 29, 2014: No School – Institute Day

September 1, 2014: No School – Labor Day

September 2-5, 2014:  Box Tops Collection Week

September 5, 2014: PBIS Kick-off Movie Night, 6:00pm
Come to the gym to hear a brief presentation about South Side PBIS (school wide system of support for behavior) and then stay for a movie and popcorn!  Please bring blankets to put down on the gym floor to watch the movie.  Feature Presentation: The Lego Movie

September 10, 2014: Open House from 6:00-7:30pm

September 15, 2014:  Grandparents Day
Students may invite grandparents (or a significant person) to visit South Side School.
Guests of kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and 5th grades may visit between 11:30 and 12:30.
Guests of 2nd and 4th grades may visit between  12:00 and 1:00.

September 16 2014: First PTA Meeting Kick-off.
Ice cream social @ 6pm, Meeting at 6:30.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.
Free childcare provided.

September 26, 2014:  Walk-a-thon Assembly 
Walk-a-thon Assembly in the gym.

October 3, 2014: No School – Fall Holiday

October 6-10, 2014:  Box Tops Collection Week

October 8, 2014: Walk-a-thon
South Side’s annual fundraiser walk-a-thon will take place during the school day.

October 10, 2014: Fall Picture Day

October 10, 2014: End of First Quarter

October 14, 2014: PTA Meeting
Meeting is at 6:30pm.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.
Free childcare provided

October 14, 2014:  World Music Ensemble Performances, 6:00-6:25pm

October 20 – 24, 2014: Book Fair
Student Shopping:  Monday-Wednesday students will be able to shop during school hours from 9am-1:05pm.
Family Shopping: Monday 3-4pm, Wednesday, 3-4pm & 6-7:30pm, Thursday 4-8pm, and Friday 8-11am.
The Book Fair will be closed after school on Tuesday, October 21st for the Teacher Sneak Peek.

October 22, 2014:  Pink Out Day
Wear your pink to show support in the fight against cancer.

October 22, 2014:  Reading Night/ Pumpkin Night, 6-7:30pm

October 23, 2014: No School – Institute Day & P/T Conferences (4-8:00pm)

October 24, 2014: No School – Parent/Teacher Conferences (8-11:00am)

November 3-7, 2014:  Box Tops Collection Week

November 7, 2014: Fall Music Concerts
In the gym.
4th grade (9:00-9:40am)
3rd grade (10:00-10:45am)
2nd grade (11:00-11:30am)
Kindergarten & 1st grade (1:30-2:00pm)
5th grade (2:10-2:50pm)

November 8, 2014:  South Side Night at U of I Women’s Volleyball Game

November 11, 2014: No School – Veteran’s Day

November 18, 2014: Picture Retakes

November 18, 2014: PTA Meeting 
Meeting is at 6:30pm.  Free childcare provided.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.

November 26 – 28, 2014: No School
Thanksgiving Vacation

December 1-5, 2014:  Box Tops Collection Week

December 17, 2014: Friends & Family Holiday Sing-Along
Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grades (1:40-2:00pm in gym)
3rd, 4th, 5th grades (2:10-2:40pm)

December 18, 2014: Early Dismissal @ 2:30pm
Grade and Record Keeping for teachers

December 19, 2014: Early Dismissal @ 2:30pm
Grade and Record Keeping for teachers

December 19, 2014: End of Second Quarter

December 22 – January 2: No School
Winter Holiday Break

January 5, 2015: No School
Institute Day

January 6, 2015: School Resumes!

January 19, 2015: No School
Martin Luther King Jr’s Birthday

January 20, 2015: PTA Meeting 
Meeting is at 6:30pm.  Free childcare provided.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.

January 27, 2015: Education Forum, 6:30-7:30pm
Mrs. Davis and Mrs. Henry’s Classroom (Room 6)
Wondering what PARCC is?  How it aligns with Common Core?  How and when your child will be impacted by this?  Come to our parent education forum for an overview of our new state standardized testing process.  You’ll even get a chance to try out some practice problems on Chromebooks.

February 2-6, 2015:  Box Tops Collection Week

February 9, 2015: NAAPID Day
Please join us to celebrate National African American Parent Involvement day.
Kindergarten, 1st, 3rd and 5th: 11:30-12:30
2nd and 4th: 12:00-1:05

February 10, 2015: South Side Fundraiser Night at Za’s
Plan on eating at Za’s on February 10 and our school gets back 20%!  You can dine at either location (W. Springfield Ave. or N. Neil St.). Just bring the flyer (included in What’s Happening newsletter) and enjoy a good meal – it’s that easy! Feel free to share with friends, family, neighbors, etc.

February 16, 2015: No School
President’s Day

February 17, 2015: PTA Meeting 
Meeting is at 6:30pm.  Free childcare provided.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.

February 20, 2015: South Side Movie Night, 6:30pm 
Celebrate Black History Month by coming to the South Side gym for a movie and popcorn.  Please feel free to bring picnic dinner and blankets for the floor to watch the movie.
Feature Presentation: Disney’s Ruby Bridges

March 2-6, 2015:  Box Tops Collection Week

March 6, 2015: Fun Night, 6-8:00pm

March 13, 2015: End of Third Quarter

March 16-20, 2015: Spring Book Fair

March 19, 2015: No School – Institute Day & P/T Conferences
Parent-Teacher Conferences

March 20, 2015: No School –  Parent/Teacher Conferences

March 23 – 27, 2015: No School – Spring Break

April 3, 2015: No School – Spring Holiday

April 6, 2015: No School – Spring Holiday

April 7-10, 2015:  Box Tops Collection Week

April 14, 2015: Science Night, 6-8:00pm

April 17, 2015: All School Blues Music/Harmonica Assembly, 2-2:45pm
3rd, 4th & 5th graders should bring their harmonicas

April 21, 2015: PTA Meeting 
Meeting is at 6:30pm.  Free childcare provided.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.

May 4-8, 2015:  Box Tops Collection Week

May 4-10, 2015: Screen Free Week

May 4-8, 2015: Teacher Appreciation Week

May 5, 2015:  Early Registration for 2015-16 School Year, 3:30-6:30pm

May 6, 2015: Kindergarten Screening for Incoming Kindergartners, 6-8:00pm

May 6, 2015: Screen Free Week Play and Bonfire @ South Side, 6-7:30pm
Come outside and play at South Side!  There will be gym equipment available, a scavenger hunt and we will have a bonfire with s’mores and other goodies!

May 7, 2015:  Screen Free Week Play Time at Douglass Park, 6-7:30pm
Come join fellow South Siders at Douglass Park for a fun night of play.  Enjoy a special guest!

May 11, 2015: World Music Ensemble Field Trip, 9am-1:30pm

May 15, 2015: World Music Ensemble School Performance, 2:10-2:45pm

May 15, 2015: Fine Arts Night, 6-8:00pm
Art displays all over the building.  Performances in the gym (General music, World Music Ensemble, Band, Strings)

May 16, 2015: South Side 90th Birthday Open House, 11:30am-2:00pm
Art displays/Open House/Playground available for picnics

May 19, 2015: PTA Meeting 
Meeting is at 6:30pm.  Free childcare provided.
All South Side parents & teachers are invited to attend.

May 21, 2015: 5th grade Band Field Trip

May 25, 2015: No School – Memorial Day

May 28, 2015: Field Day, 9-11:30am

May 29, 2015: 5th Grade Promotion, 2:00pm

June 1, 2015: Early Dismissal at 2:30pm
Grade and Record Keeping Day

June 2, 2015: Last Day of School; Early Dismissal at 2:30pm

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