Friday, October 24, 2014
6630 Frontage@White Horse Rd ♦ Greenville, SC 29605 ♦ Phone 864-355-8700 ♦ Fax 864-355-8798

Upcoming Events


ESEA Accountability Grade Released

Our school’s federal ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) accountability grade was released today. For 2013-14, Southside High School achieved a grade of B.  For complete details, click HERE.

SHS Cross Country

This year's SHS Cross Country Team is up and "running".  We hosted our first cross country meet earlier this month with 25 new runners and a great start!  Click HERE for more details.


Saturday, December 13, the school is hosting the inaugural Tacky Sweater 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run.  Jonathan Smith, head coach, is encouraging participants and spectators to wear their tackiest holiday sweater for the run.  The event is sponsored by Run In and participants can register online at or Run In on Augusta Street in Greenville.  The top 3 male and female finishers in the 5k will each receive Run In gift certificates and each 5k entrant will receive $10 off at Run In, and a Tacky Sweater 5k mug. 

SHS Monthly Winners: October

Congratulations to the SHS Monthly Winners for October:  

Student of the Month: Donald Maxwell

(nominees: Chris Henry, Bryson Scott, Raven Bailey, Reiney Sanders, Anjali Patel, Thomas Nation, Samira Nematollahi, and Daniel Bacheschi)

10th Grade IB Learner Balanced: 

Volunteer of the Month: Yvonne Edwards

Business of the Month: Jessica Sharp

Teacher of the Month: Deana Harrill

Star Staff of the Month: Eric Parker

Financial Aid Workshop
A Financial Aid Workshop will be held on Monday, October 27 in the SHS Auditorium.  Click HERE for complete details.

Congratulations to the SHS Academic Team

The SHS Varsity Academic Team placed second at the North Greenville University Crusader Cup, going unbeaten until the final round. The JV team won their division in the first tournament for most of the team.  Hasna Karim was the top scorer at the entire tournament. 


Freshman Tigers of Month:

Congratulations to the following students for being selected Freshman Tigers of the Month for September: Brinton Gambrell – MYP Learner (Balanced), Nancy Ramos Luna - Algebra, James Cannon – English, Kathryn Ford – Physical Education, Damarius Robinson-Irby - English, Dymend Burton – World Geography, Amia Richardson – Earth Science.  Students received a pizza party, t-shirt and certificate for being  selected.

PTSA Refections

Each fall, SC PTA Reflections Art Program sends out a request to all Greenville County Schools for student to come out an show their talent in the arts. Deadlines are set (usually early October). School entries are judged by impartial sources not affiliated with the school. First, second, third and now 4th place with (2) Honorable Mentions are awarded for each category. If less than five entries are received for a category, entries are still ranked. K-12 is the age range along with any Special Artists (a total of 60 possible awards + any special artist awards; 6 arts categories x 5 placement awards = primary AND 6 arts categories x 5 placement awards = intermediate).  So we’re asking you all at Southside High to come out and show your talents by Participating in 1 of the 6 categories.  We know how creative we are now lets shine out for our District and our State. 

Reflections Flyer

Greenville Regional Education Center to Host SAT/ACT Test Taking Strategies Workshop

The Greenville Region of Personal Pathways to Success is hosting a free SAT/ACT workshop on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at the University Center in Greenville from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The instructor for the course, Derrick Smith of SC Test Prep has successfully prepared thousands of students for the SAT and ACT. To register contact Elayne Gray at 864-467-3620 or by email at


SHS Class Reunion
Were you a Southside High School graduate from the 1970s?  If so, come out and celebrate with us.  A joint reunion of the 1970's graduates (with a focus on the 1974(40th) and 1979 (35th) classes) will be held on November 8, 2014 at the Hilton Gardens in Greenville, SC.   For complete details, go to our reunion web site address:

HSAP Information
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