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 Dates to Note. . .

4/7/16         Early Release/Parent Conferences 
4/8/16         4th Grade Hosts - Grandparents and Special Persons' Day
4/11/16        Red Sox Opening Day at Fenway!  Wear Red and White
4/14/16        6th Grade Volleyball Game-Class of 2022 v. South Teachers
4/18-15        Spring Vacation - Students return on Monday 4/25/16
4/29/16        Variety Show Hosted by the HEPG 

For more information or to help with any events, please attend the HEPG's monthly meeting in the South School's Cafe.


   PARCC and MCAS Information

Click on the links below for important information in regards to the upcoming PARCC and MCAS testing dates.

Parent Letter from Dr. Lally

Spring 2016 MCAS-PARCC Testing Dates

Band & Chorus Updates - April 26, 2016

Year End Activities
June 1
 (Wednesday) End of year chorus and band party/instrument return until 3pm, students are asked to bring in snacks to share

Beginner Band

April 27 Full band until 3pm
May 4 No Band 
May 11 Full band until 3pm
May 18 Full band until 3pm
May 24 (Tuesday) Dress rehearsal at the high school 5:00-5:30pm

May 25th -Concert, 6:30pm at the JSHS, dress is black on bottom, white on top, no sneakers please. Please make every effort to have your child at the performance, we've been working on the music a great deal and everyone's attendance is necessary.Students should arrive at the JSHS at 6pm to get their instruments ready and to warm up.

Experienced Band

April 26 Full band until 3pm, Drums until 3:45
May 3 Full band until 3:15pm
May 10 Full band until 3:15pm
May 17 Full band until 3:15pm
May 24 no rehearsal after school, Dress rehearsal at the high school 5:15-6:00pm

May 25  Concert at 6:30pm at the JSHS (see above for dress requirements)


April 28 Chorus until 3pm
May 5 No Chorus rehearsal
May 12 Chorus until 3pm
May 19 Chorus until 3pm
May 24 (Tuesday) Dress rehearsal at the high school 6:00-7:00pm
May 25 Concert, 6:30pm

News & Announcements

Civics Club Travels to the State House for Peace Day

Sixth grade Civics Club members had the unique opportunity to travel to the State House on Tuesday, March 29th to testify before a committee of state legislators. Together, with the help from their advisor, Mrs. Clougher, they have been advocating for a bill to recognize "Peace Day" in Massachusetts. This bill has already been filed by State Senator John F. Keenan, Representative Mark Cusack, and Representative Ron Mariano. They will travel back to the State House in June to see Governor Baker sign it into law.


Read Across America Day

Students at the South School celebrated Read Across America Day on Wednesday, March 2nd. Read Across America Day is a day to celebrate reading and the birthday of the beloved children's author, Dr. Seuss. South School students invited local author, Gloria Gavris to share her A-Z book titled, E is for Election Day. 

Civics Club
January 14, 2016
Sixth grade Civics Club members presented their project at this past week's School Committee meeting.  All students did a remarkable job!  We are very proud of your work and dedication to such a great cause!
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