Thursday, December 18, 2014
6630 Frontage@White Horse Rd ♦ Greenville, SC 29605 ♦ Phone 864-355-8700 ♦ Fax 864-355-8798

Upcoming Events


SHS Students Receive Certificate of Achievement

Congratulations to Hope William and Deaundre Goldsmith who were awarded Student Achievers certificates by Congressman Trey Gowdy on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

2014 First Semester Exam Schedule
Exam Schedule 

Freshman Tigers of Month: November

Congratulations to the December Tigers of the Month! Paola Gomez Alvarez – MYP Learner (Communicator), Jamia Jant - Algebra, Daqarius Copeland-Henry – English, Kenisha Robinson – AFJROTC, Jacobie Wardlaw - English, Mimi Walker – World Geography, Anaja Thomas – Earth Science

 Congratulations to Katherine Brown - 10th grade IB Leaner: Knowledge

 Congratulations to Ny’Asia Hawkins - 10th grade IB Learner: Open Minded

SHS Forensics News

Congratulations to the SHS Speech and Debate Team on a FANTASTIC showing at the 2014 George Mason University Patriot Games National Speech and Debate Competition this past weekend.  With 150 very competitive schools in attendance, the mighty tigers finished the weekend in 4th place overall.  Special salutes go out to Rahul Raghavan for reaching the final round of Lincoln Douglas Debate (2nd place) as well as to Chase Garrett and Kendal "Drew" Samuel for reaching the final round of Duo Interpretation (2nd place).  Honorable mention goes to Tyler Kelly who advanced beyond the preliminary rounds in four categories (Dramatic Interp, Duo Interp, Prose Reading & Storytelling).

 Individual Results: Lincoln Douglas Debate: 2nd- Rahul Raghavan;  Humorous Interpretation: Quarterfinalist- Ankith Khandavalii, Quarterfinalist - Shashwath Arashinagundi;  Dramatic Interpretation:  Quarterfinalist- Rebecca Wu, Quarterfinalist - Tyler Kelly;  Prose:  Quarterfinalist - Tyler Kelly, Quarterfinalist - Reiney Sanders, Quarterfinalist  - Chase Garrett, Quarterfinalist  - Tyra Krause- Henderson;  Congress:  Semifinalist - Anish Chaluvadi;  Duo Interpretation:  Quarterfinalist - Ankith Khandavalli/ Shashwath Arashinagundi, Quarterfinalist  - Tyler Kelly/Jana Kelly;  2nd- Chase Garrett/ Drew Samuel;  Storytelling:  Quarterfinalist -Tyler Kelly, Quarterfinalist - Jana Kelly;  Declamation: Quarterfinalist - Drew Samuel, Quarterfinalist -Jana Kelly;  Public Forum Debate: Triple-Octafinalist - Nikhil Vallabhaneni and Annabelle Yang, Double-Octafinalist- Samyu Comandur and Varsha Gopal;  Team Sweepstakes-4th

SHS Monthly Winners: November

Congratulations to the SHS Monthly Winners for November:  

Student of the Month:

Volunteer of the Month:

Business of the Month: 

Teacher of the Month: Ms. Lindsey Shilling

Congratulations to Mrs. Shilling for being the November Star Teacher of the Month!  “Mrs. Shilling is a great teacher.  She has a great rapport with her students.  She has each student’s best interest at heart…She exemplifies the true meaning of a team player.  Mrs. Shilling is the epitome of a Star Teacher.”  “Ms. Lindsey Shilling’s lessons are consistently ‘rich’.  She regularly employs a variety of resources, materials, and digital media to expand student learning and experiences, to facilitate conceptual understanding, develop skills, and promote literacy.  Lindsey engages students in class discussions that require higher order thinking… She is a positive voice in the building and her personal commitment to quality is evident in everything she does.”

Star Staff of the Month:

IB Information

Students and Parents can click on  link below.

IB PowerPoint

What Can Southside Do For You?

Business/Partnership Opportunities - Click HERE for more information.

Sexuality Education Begins

Sexuality Education instruction will take place from December 17th, 2014 to January 28th, 2015 through PE 1 and ROTC 1 classes.  All students in these classes will participate.  Parents will have the option of previewing curriculum materials from December 8th  - 16th at Southside High School.  Sexuality Education brochures were sent by the district to 9th grade parents at the end of July.  We will also have extra copies on hand.  If a parent wishes to exempt their child from Sexuality Education, then the parent must hand-deliver the signed exemption form to the front office.  If a student is exempt, then he or she will receive alternate book assignments to complete during Sexuality Education. 

SHS Students Receive a Perfect Score on SAT

Congratulations to the following SHS students for scoring a perfect 800 score on the SAT.  (L to R) Christopher Hood, Amil Merchant, Lilian Meng, Prateek Shah, Kathleen Beaudoin and Eric Johnson.  Great job students!

SHS Cross Country

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 Student Receives Letter of Achievement

Congratulations to SHS student Jaylon Irby for receving a letter of achievement from Congressman Trey Gowdy.  Great job, Jaylon!

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.

HSAP Information
HSAP Information