Saturday, March 28, 2015
6630 Frontage@White Horse Rd ♦ Greenville, SC 29605 ♦ Phone 864-355-8700 ♦ Fax 864-355-8798

Upcoming Events


GCSD Website Maintenance
All GCSD websites will be offline for maintenance on Monday, March 30th. This includes E-mail, Portals and all other district websites. Please plan accordingly.

2015 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

Southside High School congratulates our Class of 2015 Valedictorian, Amil Merchant, and Salutatorian, Prateek Shah.  

SHS Student Council Sponsors Blood Drive

Attention all students and faculty members, the spring blood drive sponsored by the Student Council Association in conjunction with the American Red Cross has been rescheduled and will be held Thursday, April 9th. If you are interested in donating, please sign up with Ms. Richardson in room 114.  Eligible donors must be 17 years old and weigh at least 110 lbs.  Anyone age 16 who would like to donate should pick up a parental consent form from Ms. Richardson in room 114.  A parental consent form must be completed before anyone age 16 can sign up to donate.  All donors will receive a t-shirt.​

Seniors ONLY!

Attention SENIORS and parents of SENIORS!!  If you are interested in being recognized as a  completer of a major, please contact your school counselor today.  Seniors may be recognized at various graduation related events if the course requirements for completion of a major have been met.  Click HERE to download an application. Deadline for submission is May 1, 2015.  

SHS Check Policy

As we prepare to close the school’s fiscal year accounting records, students and guardians are advised that all money transactions with the school (fees and dues) are to paid with cash or a money order starting March 27, 2015.  Checks will no longer be accepted.  We apologize for any inconveniences this policy may cause. Thank you, Southside High School Administration

SHS Forensics News

A huge CONGRATULATIONS goes to the Southside HS Speech and Debate Team on a FANTASTIC showing at the 2015 South Carolina National Speech and Debate Association District (National Qualifying) Tournament at Riverside HS this past weekend.  The team completed the last South Carolina tournament of the year by winning its 8th consecutive overall SC District Championship.  The team also won awards as the top school in the speech, debate and congress categories and as a result of all of this success, 15 students qualified to attend the National Tournament in Dallas, Texas, this summer.  Special shout-outs go to senior Rahul Raghavan for winning Lincoln Douglas and Congressional Debate (House One), Sophomore Hasna Karim for winning both International and Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking and Freshman Chase Garrett for winning in the Dramatic and Duo Interpretation categories. Click HERE for full team results.

New State Test Changes Coming to SC Schools

New laws passed by the South Carolina General Assembly have resulted in new tests that will be administered during the spring of 2015 throughout our state. The new tests are ACT Aspire™, ACT Workkeys® and The ACT®. All other tests, such as SCPASS for science and social studies in grades 4-8, and end-of-course exams in middle school and high school, remain the same for the spring of 2015.  Click HERE for complete details.

SHS Symphonic Band Receives Superior Rating

Congratulations to the SHS Symphonic Band for making school history by receiving a Superior Rating on stage at the 2015 South Carolina Band Directors Association Concert Festival.   This is the first Superior rating in the history of the Southside Symphonic Band.  Special thanks goes to Sgt. Gause for providing transportation for the event.

SHS Students and Staff of the Month: March 2015

Congratulations to the following students for being nominated Students of the Month for March:  

Student of the Month: Winner:  Lilly Meng-Winner (nominees: John Martin, Shashaank Rajaraman, Samira Nematollahi, Hope Williams, Dajana Baker, Adalia Talley, Nikia Calhoun, Terrell Beeks) 

Volunteer of the Month Nominations: Aviance Bowens and First Step Remodeling and Maintenance 

Business Partner of the Month Nomination: Rainbow Paint and Grainger

Star Teacher: Katrina Copeland 

Congratulations to Mrs. Copeland for being the March Star Teacher of the Month! “Mrs. Copeland is great with all students.  The students’ level, programming, or background is not a factor as Mrs. Copeland sets high expectations for all students.  She is positive and always willing to provide feedback, attend meetings, or accept 1 more student.  Mrs. Copeland embodies the spirit of a teacher who cares.  Southside is lucky to have such an example in the classroom.”

Star Support Staff Member: 

Prom Time
SHS Prom 2015 will be held Saturday, April 18 at Fluor Daniel.  Tickets sales will begin the week after spring break.  All students attending must be debt free.  See Ms. Rosteck or Ms. Crawford for complete details

Freshman Tigers of Month: February

Congratulations to the February Tigers of the Month: Raul Lopez – MYP Learner (Reflective), Taylor Sligh – MYP Learner (Principled), Dahlia Dendy - Algebra, Hunter Rackley – Math, Ashley Yeargin – French, Mackenzie Roberts - English, Jaara Brown - World Geography, Ysabella Allen - Earth Science

2015 Southside High School PTSA Reflection Winners

Congratulations to the following students for receiving recognition in this year's PTSA Reflections Contest: Ronak Malde - If the Entire World had Clean Water - Photography - Honorable Mention /State Level) and Irene Williams - The Death of a Man - Literature - 3rd Place /District