Southside has achieved state, national, and international recognition in many of its extracurricular programs including athletics, forensics, academic team, computer programming, math team, and its literary magazine.
Academic Team Advisor: Brian Corbett
AFJ ROTC Academic Team Advisor: ROTC Dept.
AFJ ROCT Drill Team Advisor: ROTC Dept.
Beta Club Advisor: Nicolas Philipp
Drama Club Advisor: Jamie Blount
Speech and Debate Advisor: Jason Johnson
Kitty Hawk Honor Society Advisor: ROTC Dept.
National Honor Society Advisory: Jaquanna McCrea
SAM Team Advisor: Steven Presgraves
SHS Book Club Advisor: Media Center
SHS Step Team Advisor:
SHS Student Council Association Advisor: Jennifer Browning
Youth in Government Advisor:
- Athletic Director - Coach Butler
- Assistant Athletic Director - Coach Wakefield
- Baseball - Steve Steadman
- Basketball - Coach Beasley and Coach Caldwell /Coach Wakefield and Coach Kelly (Boys and Girls)
- Cheerleading -
- Cross-Country - Jonathan Smith/Katie Moore (Boys and Girls)
- Football Coach - Coach Prince,Simmons, Kelly, Rucker, Smith, Campbell, Brockman, Anthony, and Lee
- Golf - N/A
- Soccer - Coach Moore
- Tennis - Coach Rookard (Boys and Girls)
- Track - Coach Wakefield and Coach Woodberry(Boys and Girls)
- Volleyball - Coach Crawford