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2015 8th Grade Slideshow

Click HERE to view the 8th Grade Slideshow again!

 

2015 Southridge Lady Knights Soccer Team

Congratulations to the 2015 Southridge Lady Knights Soccer Team for reaching the Fontana 2nd Annual Soccer Tournament Championship Match held on May 2nd.  The team won three straight matches to reach the Girls' Championship Match losing to Alder Middle School, 1 – 0.   Great job on your 2nd place finish!

 

HOPE Winner

Congratulations to Daniel R., Southridge's school-wide winner in the HOPE logo design contest. Daniel won a free Southridge t-shirt for his effort. We wish Daniel well in the district-wide competition. Click HERE to see Daniel's art-work.

 

Dress Code Policy

 

There have been recent changes to Southridge's dress code. Please be advised that the following clothing apparel should NOT be worn to school.

  1. Brief shorts and skirts - shorts and skirts should be no shorter than 2-3 inches above the knee
  2. Ripped jeans -  jeans should not have rips on the upper thigh area
  3. Halter top, tube tops, off –the-shoulder shirts, bare midriffs, see-through shirts, racer back tanks, or spaghetti strap shirts
  4. NO plain white tees
  5. Novelty tee shirts containing crude, violent, vulgar, profane or sexually suggestive messages, drugs, alcohol, tobacco, and/or religious or racial prejudice
  6. Sagging pants
  7. Sandals without straps
  8. Hats, beanies, and bandanas

For more information click HERE to read the letter sent home to all parents.

 

Parents – Access Your Child’s Grades Online

​On right side-bar of the Southridge homepage, under Student Links, there is a link for Zangle Student Connect. This will allow you to see grades for teachers that use Zangle Gradebook. To enter the site you will enter the following:
  • Identification Number
  • Password is student's birthday (MMDDYY)   (year is the last two numbers)

Once you have entered the site, click Assignments on the left side to view your child’s grades. 

    

 

7/30/2015 8:00 AM   6th Grade Orientation 
8/6/2015 12:00 AM   First Day of School 
Welcome Back!
9/7/2015 12:00 AM   Labor Day Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
11/11/2015 12:00 AM   Veterans Day Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
11/23/2015 12:00 AM   Fall Break - No School 
All FUSD schools will be closed.  District Office will be closed on November 26-27 for Thanksgiving Holiday.
12/18/2015 12:00 AM   Minimum Day 
12/21/2015 12:00 AM   Winter Break - No School 
All FUSD schools will be closed.  District Office will be closed on December 21-25, 31 and January 1.
1/18/2016 12:00 AM   Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
2/8/2016 12:00 AM   Lincoln's Birthday Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
2/15/2016 12:00 AM   President's Day Holiday - No School 
All FUSD schools and offices will be closed.
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Dear Southridge Families,

Welcome back to school! 2013-2014 was a great year and the Southridge staff looks forward to making 2014-2015 even better!

We want parents to be informed and involved in their child’s education! Please look for opportunities to be involved this year by getting active in School Site Council, Coffee with the Principal, or ELAC! We have made it a goal to have more family-oriented activities this year so you can participate along with your child and spend quality time together in activities here at Southridge! Keep an eye on our marquee for upcoming events!

We continue to learn more and implement the Common Core for your children. If you are not familiar, Common Core is the new set of standards that are designed to help all students learn in a deeper way. It moves away from the old “memorization” and test-taking oriented strategies and instead emphasizes that students not only learn concepts but are better able to explain the how and why’s about what they learn. It is a more “real world” application that will benefit your child in higher learning as well as real life.

We have a staff of dedicated professionals who are passionate about helping your child succeed. This year our teachers will be going through various trainings to enhance their practice. They will be training for upcoming Instructional Learning Teams, which is an exciting new district initiative which gets more information on what our individual students need directly from our teachers. There is also upcoming Instructional Rounds which will be emphasizing teachers observing and learning from each other.

We will be exploring a new RTI (Response to Intervention) strategy this year as well. When your student takes an assessment to gauge their understanding of a concept they will get results. Based on their level of understanding they will either get extra time for "reteach" of the concept or what is called "enrichment" if they mastered the standard.

At Southridge we are lucky to be able to meet the needs of both high achieving students as well as those who might need extra help with their academics. If your student is meeting grade-level standards they will be placed in a challenging and fun elective (we offer computers, music, art, and ASB) and if they need some extra help we offer intervention classes such as our I Can Learn lab for extra help in math, sections of ALD (Academic Language Development) as well as sections of Read 180 for our sixth graders.

Always remember that your child's education is a partnership between you and the school. It is my promise that the school will do all it can to help your child to succeed. What can you do? Obviously the more a parent is involved the more chance for their child's success.  So just be involved; check Zangle Gradebook regularly, ensure your child has a quiet place to do their homework, ensure a solid routine in the morning and after school where the tv and video games are limited, and be sure your child gets to school on time every day!

So we look forward to helping your child become the best they can be at Southridge! We want the same thing you want for your child: Every opportunity for success in school and in life!

If you ever have questions or concerns, don't hesitate to give me a call or set up an appointment.

Sincerely,

Mr. Mullins


 
 

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