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(n) - essential baseness, depravity
turpitude of the villain in the
movie offended most audiences.
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only a concept. In real life every day you
graduate. Graduation is a process that goes
on until the last day of your life. If you
can grasp that, you'll make a difference.
in the News
Finalists announced for 2013-14 Greenville County Schools Teacher of the Year
physics, statistics, and computer science teacher at Southside High Academy.
Eighteen and a half years of teaching experience. Bachelor’s degree in
Mechanical Engineering from Arizona State University, master’s degree in
Business Administration from Clemson.
Thumbs Up: MLK scholarships expand opportunities
Thumbs Up also to
the generous sponsors of 12 scholarships given last week at the MLK Dream
Weekend Diversity Banquet. Twelve students were awarded $110,000 in scholarships
that will help change their future and that of our community. The 2013
scholarship recipients included: Jalen Gray, Southside High School, intended
college major is communication.
Southside extends streak with win over Berea
With one 53-second
spurt, Southside distanced itself from visiting Berea, and the Tigers breezed to
a 75-42 victory in a Peach Blossom AAA Region boys basketball game Thursday
Southside wins fifth straight region game with victory over Greer
The lessons are
sinking in at Southside, which remains tied for first place in the Peach Blossom
AAA Region boys basketball race after its 67-52 victory over visiting Greer on
SHS News and Announcements...
Attention SHS Seniors:
SENIORS and parents of SENIORS! Click
for information on recognizing completers of
majors OR if you are interested in
information on recognizing completers of
majors, please see your guidance counselor
2012-2013 Final Exam Schedule
EOC and Senior Exam Schedule
Underclassmen Exam Schedule
AP/IB Exam Schedule:
expected to be in class on days in which
they are not taking an AP/IB exam until the
start of senior exams on May 20. If a
student is absent from class prior to the
start of senior exams, a parent note will be
accepted unless the student has missed more
than ten (10) days. All absences over ten
require a doctor’s note. Once again,
students with excessive absences should plan
to report to school on the days they are not
taking an AP/IB exam. Seniors do not need to
be present during senior exams if they do
not have an exam.
Spring Textbook Return Procedures
SHS Student Places 3rd at Artisphere
Congratulations to sophomore, Efrain
Gonazalez, for winning 3rd place in the
Greenville County High School Juried Art
Exhibition at Artisphere 2013!
SHS Teacher Recognized as Papa John's HS
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Major Joseph Windley who
has been recognized as the Papa John’s High
School Teacher of the Year for Greenville
County. Major Windley was nominated by Bria
McCullough. Also pictured is Beth Smith,
Public Relations Representative for Papa
John’s and Carlos Brooks, Southside High
The Choice Bus Visits SHS
The Choice Bus is a learning tool planned to
help high school students understand the
importance of education. The program also
offers a reality based experience involving
the consequences of choosing to drop out of
school. The bus contains a full scale
replica of a prison cell which is hidden
behind a curtain and video monitor.
When students enter the bus, they are shown
a short video clip of earning potential for
students that dropout versus a high-school
and/or a college graduate. The video clip
includes powerful testimonials from prison
inmates. After the video and
short/question answer segment, the cell is
revealed. It demonstrates the unmistakable
reality experienced by many dropouts, who
choose to make poor decisions. Students were
allowed to examine the prison cell to
briefly experience the uncomfortable living
conditions. As they exited the bus,
they received a pledge card and were asked
to sign a banner making a commitment to
finish school and make good choices.
SHS Students Participate in Artisphere
Congratulations to the following students:
Mandy Green, Efrain Gonzalez, Paige Johnson,
Karen Zhao, Katie Beaudoin, Guilia Romano.
They have been chosen to participate in this
year's Artisphere Exhibition.
Artisphere begins this weekend in the
downtown Greenville area.
Android Programming Summer Camp
The Summer Android Programming Camp, taught
by Clemson University computer science
teachers will be held from July 29th to Aug
2 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at Southside. The
camp is open to any rising 9th though 12th
grade students in the Greenville area.
Unfortunately we don't have a grant this
year to cover expenses, so the cost is $200
per student. However, it's still a bargain
and an excellent opportunity to learn about
Android Phone programming and computer
science. To reserve a place in the camp,
students can sign up at
SHS Freshman Chess Player Receives Award
Congratulations to Neha A Dias a freshman at
Southside High School for participating in
the SC Scholastic Chess Championship.
She did an excellent job winning 4 out of
her 5 games playing in the High School
section. She won the 1st place trophy
as the 9th grade champion. She was also the
top scoring female, and will represent SC at
the USCF Girls' National Invitational Chess
Tournament to be held in Madison, WI from
Jul 27th - Aug 4th, 2013. Neha hopes
that she might be able to inspire more girls
to play chess.
SHS Freshman Academy Tigers of the Month
Congratulations to the following students
for being selected Freshman Academy TIgers
of the Month: Maria Gonzalez, Delshaun
Talley, Jacob Johnson, Manali Patel, and
Desiree Hernandez. Click
HERE to see students.
SHS Star Teacher of the Month: April
Congratulations to Sergeant Gause for
receiving the Star Teacher Award for the
month of April. Sergeant Gause is an
outstanding instructor, dedicated to the
school and cadets. He volunteers to mentor
students in our Freshman academy. He enthusiastically chaperones drill
meets, drives the bus for school events, and
has had great success coaching drill for the
Air Force ROTC state championship and works extremely well with his
students. He is quick to assist other
teachers when they need help. He is a
positive influence on all that come in
contact with him.
End of the Year Money Collection Procedures
Students with outstanding fines and/or dues
will need to pay them before attending the
prom or graduation. Payments can be made in
the front office.
1, SHS will only be accepting cash, cashiers
check or money order.
Carolina Master Scholarship Information
Please click the link for more information
about the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure
Series which is a summer academic camp for
scholastically talented rising 6th – 12th
graders. This camp is being offered by the
University of South Carolina for the
eleventh year. In addition, the University
is also offering SAT/ACT Test Prep Summer
Prep Courses at USC Campuses across the
HERE for more information.
Senior T-Shirts For Sale
Senior t-shirts and hoodies are on sale now.
Short-sleeve t-shirts are $12.00,
long-sleeve shirts are $16.00, and hoodies
are $22.00. All items can be personalized up
to 15 characters for $6.00 each item. Order
forms are available outside Ms. Richardson's
room (114). Personalized orders are CASH
ONLY!!! Payment must accompany order form
T-Shirt ORDER FORM