Southern school board approves the 2018-2019 Calendar. It is located under the Resource tab.
The 2016-2017 Annual Report is now available on our website. It is located under the District tab, annual report tab and the 2016-2017 Annual Report.
We Want Your Input
Updated Belief Statements
During our school improvement meetings this fall, we had community members, parents, teachers, and administrators update the Belief Statements for Southern Public Schools. We are asking both parents and patrons to give us any input that you might have about the new proposed Belief Statements for Southern Public Schools.
Proposed Belief Statements
The School Will:
Inspire students to contribute to society as knowledgeable, responsible, and cultured citizens.
Provide a safe, positive, and supportive learning environment with high expectations for student achievement.
Provide students the opportunity to learn, grow, and succeed.
The Students Will:
Learn the value of leadership and how to be independent thinkers.
Become confident and goal-oriented lifelong learners in college and career ready skills.
Be confident in their abilities, recognize their accomplishments, and learn from their experiences.
Your honest opinion is greatly appreciated. All input can be sent directly to Christopher Prososki at email@example.com. Thanks for your time and attention to this matter.
Christopher Prososki, Ed.D.
Paperless Board Meetings
(Sparq Data Solutions)
In an effort to be more transparent and fiscally responsible, Southern Public Schools will start to utilize paperless board Meetings through Sparq Data Solutions at the January board meeting. Through Sparq Data Solutions, everyone will now have the option to subscribe to stay up-to-date with Southern school board meetings, agendas, and minutes. The first official agenda will be available to the public on Thursday, January 4, 2018. Here is Southern Public Schools paperless board meetings link and it can also be found on the district website under the District tab. Link: https://meeting.sparqdata.com/Public/Organization/southernschooldistrictschools
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Christopher Prososki, Ed.D.
Tuesday's Lunch Menu: Hamburger Gravy on Potatoes, Green Beans, Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwich & Milk.
Wednesday's Lunch Menu: Spaghetti & Meat Sauce, Corn, Garlic Bread & Milk.
Wednesday's Breakfast Menu: Cereal, Toast, Fruit & Milk.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TODAY TO: GABI HIRSCHLER!!!
Spanish 2 students will be taking a field trip to Playa Azul this Wednesday, December 13th. Instead of checking into 4th hour, students will meet by the doors by Ms. Thiry's room. We will return at the end of 5th hour. Students will not have premakeup slips as this is for a class.
JH GBB- Thursday at Tri County at 4:00pm. Dismiss players at 2:20pm. Bus leaves at 2:30pm. NOTE: This is a change in the school calendar - NO RES GBB.
Sophomore advisory group - will be meeting, today, Dec 12 during IAP in the library.
RAAD has concessions Saturday, Dec. 16th. RAAD members need to signup in the office. Remember that concessions is our main money maker.
FBLA will host their annual 2nd Grade Christmas Party tonight at 6:30-7:30 pm in the high school auditorium. Students will get to play games with FBLA members, there will be drinks and cookies, and there will be a present for each student. All 2nd graders are invited to attend!
ART CLUB MEMBERS: We will begin putting together our ornament and 'Kiss'-mas tree orders AFTER SCHOOL this week. We will be working after school until around 6pm everyday until all orders have been completed. Remember- you must have sold or must help make ornaments in order to get first dibs of seats for our Spring Trip.
Short StuCo meeting Wednesday during IAP in Miss Thiry's room.
If you are wanting to be in the Spring play, see Mrs. Cordry during IAP on Thurs
Competitive speech students see Mrs. Cordry during IAP on Wednesday.
Holiday Door Decorating- REMINDER that all decorated doors will be judged at the end of the day this coming Friday, and the winner will be announced Monday, December 18th! Winning Class will receive an Ice Cream Sundae Party!
StuCo sponsoring - LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL: Wednesday, December 20th, will be Red and Green day! Deck yourselves out in as much red and green as you can! Thursday, December 21st, Ugly Sweater Contest! Winners for both days will receive a prize!
Seniors! Please bring in your Baby Picture and a young family picture for the Senior Slide Show by December 20th. Turn into the Library. See Mrs. Weyer for questions.
Seniors - Please have your senior portraits submitted by February 1st to Karen in the office. Karen needs 3-4 physical wallet sized portraits-VERTICAL & close up pics are highly suggested. Label which one you would like in the yearbook, in the slideshow, composite and in the newspaper. If you do not label them, Mrs. Weyer and Mrs. Ogg will pick which ones we want to use. Thank you!
Mr. Murphy has two Adidas basketball zip up jackets for sale. They are $39 each. He has 1 xsmall and 1 small.
Wymore Community Blood Drive-today-12pm-6pm at Community Center. Contact Peggy at 402-806-2689 for appointment.
Students who requested schedule changes for next semester should have received a new schedule if the requests were approved. See Karen if you have not picked up your new schedule.
Two of the American Legion scholarships that Southern seniors usually apply for are the James Hurlbert (Legion baseball players) and Maynard Jensen (descendants of Legion Member). Hurlbert scholarship deadline is June 15, 2018 and the Jensen scholarship deadline is March 1, 2018.
Journalism students can apply for the Nebraska Press Association Foundation scholarship. This is worth $2,000 and the deadline is Feb 16, 2018
The American Legion offers a number of scholarships to assist young people in their pursuit of education. Please visit their website for information http://www.nebraskalegion.net/Programs/Scholarships.html
Seniors planning to get a degree in education can apply for the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association scholarship. Deadline is Feb 9, 2018
Northwest Missouri State has a the American Dream Grant which allows for 100% tuition and fees covered if you are pell eligible. Many other scholarships are available to Nebraska students.
Seniors interested in nursing or other health related field should apply for the Leona and Henry Bachenberg Educational Trust scholarship. Deadline is March 1
Seniors interested in business field of study should apply for the NAIFA Cornhusker scholarship. Deadline is February 1