SOUTHSIDE ISD GOES PUBLIC!
PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE GREAT!
SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT RECEIVES BIG SCHOLARSHIP
Gabriela Ochoa daughter of Benny and Maria Flores, is a Senior at Southside High school. She was awarded a scholarship for $180,000 from the Navy ROTC. Gabriela is the highest ranking girl for the Class of 2014 and will be attending UT Austin this upcoming fall. She is Vice-President of the Senior Class and President of the National Honor Society.
SOUTHSIDE POLICE EXPLORERS AT THEIR BEST
On February 21st and 22nd the Southside Police Explorers competed in the TPSA (Texas Public Service Association) regional competition that was held in Copperas Cove, Texas. Our group walked away with 12 trophies, 6 of them being 1st place in events such as Hostage Negotiations, Domestic Disturbance, Building search and Traffic Stop. The Explorers have earned the privilege to compete in the state competition which will be held here at Southside High School on April 11th and 12th. SHS Explorers will be recognized for their efforts at the next school Board meeting which will be held March 4th 2014.
ATHLETES FROM SOUTHSIDE ISD SHOW THEIR CARDINAL PRIDE!
Southside ISD congratulates all district students for doing a great job at the recent Special Olympics 2014. These athletes represented SISD very well and brought home lots of medals! The Special Programs Department thanks all those who have been a big help in motivating these students to show their Cardinal Pride. Because it is always a great day to be a Cardinal!
GALLARDO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECEIVES MONEY FOR BOOKS
The Gallardo Elementary School library was recently awarded the 2014 Target Books for Schools Program grant. The school was awarded the $500 Books for Schools Award. Books were provided by First Book Marketplace. Target is also contributing another $450 in items for the library.
Joe Centeno is a Target employee who nominated the Gallardo Library for the reading program. His three daughters attend Gallardo Elementary.
Pictured: Christina 1st grade, Adrianna 4th grade and Isabella 2nd grade.
J.L. MATTHEY MIDDLE SCHOOL HOLDS ITS FIRST EVER AVID COLLEGE FAIR
J.L. Matthey Middle School holds its first ever AVID College Fair. AVID stands for, “Advancement Via Individual Determination. It is a college readiness system for elementary through higher education that is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance.” Matthey Middle School AVID students researched colleges, prepared business cards and posters of their college. The students answered questions from the student body all in an effort to inform other students about college.
SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS MOVE ON TO STATE COMPETITIONS
Congratulations to these SHS students for advancing to SkillsUSA State Competition!
Hilda Maya on the left placed 4th in Advertising Design skills competition. Megan Peralez received the 1st place in Commercial Photography in skills competition. They were both tested on technical and creative skills at Lanier High School and competed against several other schools from the San Antonio area. They will both be attending the SkillsUSA state conference in Corpus Christi this March.
In pictures from L to R: Hilda Maya, Megan Peralez and Edward Arredondo, Brittany Villarreal Read more...
SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER TAKES ON PROJECT REPRESENTING SISD
Southside High School Spanish teacher, Rebecca Torres, recently received an invitation to transcribe and translate lyrics of songs (“corridos”) that talk about our history and how it was viewed by the Mexican American community. In picture L to R: Museum Manager Elizabeth Delgado, Board of Directors of the Texas Music Museum of Austin Sergio Guerrero, President of the LBJ Museum of San Marcos Dr. Ed Mihalkanin and SHS Spanish teacher Rebecca P. Torres
GREAT NEWS! SISD OPENS ITS LIBRARY TO THE COMMUNITY!
Southside High School's library is now open to our district community. Students, parents and community members may now visit our SHS library and access high speed Internet on our computers.
SHS library books may be read on-site. Only district issued devices for students & staff will have wifi accessibility on-site. No wifi is available for outside devices at this time.
Tuesday-Friday 4:30-8 p.m.
THE CARDINALS BOYS' GOLF TEAM CAPTURE DEVINE INVITATIONAL
Southside Cardinal Team Red took first place at the Devine Boys' Invitational. Leading the Cardinals was Devin Erfurth followed closely by teammates Obed Alvarado, Anthony Perez, Michael Garcia and Jesse Esparza. Congratulations Cardinals!
L to R: Team Red Standing: Obed Alvarado, Devin Erfurth, Jesse Esparza, Michael Garcia,
and Anthony Perez
Front Row Medalists: Jarod Mercado, Pedro Diaz III, and Joe Sanchez
THE SHS LADY CARDINALS CAPTURE PLEASANTON INVITATIONAL
The Lady Cardinal Team Red took first place at the Pleasanton Girls' Invitational held at Pleasanton C.C. Senior Linda Mutz led the team in scoring. Also contributing to the great finish with a balanced scoring attack were Alexis Uriegas, Summer Gonzales, Alyssa Garza and freshman newcomer Amanda Esparza who showed flashes of brilliance in only her second tournament. Congratulations Lady Cardinals!
Photo L to R: Summer Gonzales, Amanda Esparza, Alexis Uriegas, Linda Mutz, Alyssa Garza
FREEDOM ELEMENTARY JUMPS IN HONOR OF STUDENT
Freedom Elementary just completed their annual Jump Rope for the Heart. This event is Coach Maria Mendez' 32nd! The activity benefits the American heart Association. It helps in the fight against heart disease, helps with research, and the money raised stays here in the San Antonio area. This year’s event was dedicated to Henry, a Freedom student that passed away last year due to heart failure. The students have raised $987.00 to date. Coach Maria Mendez and the Freedom staff thank the students, faculty, and staff who donated money. Coach Mendez also sends a big thank you to Assistant Coach Maria Vaquera and their students for jumping rope for this great cause. Their goal is to raise $1000.00 dollars!
SOUTHSIDE HIGH SCHOOL'S BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA REPRESENT! Read more...
The Business Professionals of America recently competed in their annual Regional Leadership Conference competition against 25 high school in San Antonion and South Texas. SHS had a total of 31 winners bringing home many awards. The students practiced for many hours (before school, during lunch, and after school) for many weeks leading up to the competition. The winners will now proceed to the State Leadership Conference in Houston to compete against other Regional winners. Good luck to the students in their next competition and many thanks to their sponsors, Mrs. Martha Garcia and Mr. Martin Dreiss.
Read more below to see the list of winners, competitions, and awards.
9TH GRADE ACADEMY STUDENT REPRESENTS HER SISD FAMILY ON TRAIL RIDE
9th grade academy student, Gabriella Olivares, ran for queen on the seven day trail ride for La Grande International Trail Riders. She rode from Eagle Pass Texas to San Antonio’s Stock Show and Rodeo grounds on horseback. It was a very cold week but an exciting ride. She stuck it out the whole week, thru rain and freezing weather. She mentioned on an interview that she was a student from Southside ISD, and that she was proud of her school.
In picture: SHS 9th Grade Academy student, Gabriella Olivares
THE GALLARDO ELEMENTARY CHOIR STUDENTS MAKE THEIR FIRST RECORDING
Southside ISD and other area districts promote the GO PUBLIC campaign where students are showcased to tell everyone how great public schools are. Teachers, on a daily basis, inspire students to do their best. Recently Gallardo’s choir, under the direction of “Mr. B.”, was recorded to showcase their talent. Congratulations to Gallardo students, staff and administration who made this happen. Also, a big thanks to the SHS students and staff who assisted in making this event a great success!
HERITAGE KINDERGARTNERS ARE 100 YEARS OLD!
On the 100th day of school, Heritage Kindergartners transformed themselves into the future. Students showed what they would like at the age of 100. They looked amazing for their age. One hundred balloons kicked off the start of their 100th day in school. Happy 100th day to all Southside ISD Cardinals!
CLICK HERE TO VIEW SHS AND PEARCE KIDS CELEBRATING 100 DAYS OF SCHOOL AS WELL
POWERLIFTING BOYS TAKE OVERALL1ST PLACE AT RECENT MEET
Southside High School’s boys powerlifting team recently won their 2nd meet in a row as a team. They won their meet on January 22nd (team picture attached), with Juan Chapa & Kade Lopez taking 1st and 2nd place in the 132 lb weight class, Albert Terrazas taking 1st in the 148 lb weight class, Alex Diaz & Sergio Zuniga taking 2nd in the 165 & 181 lb weight classes, Quentin Lazo taking 3rd in the 198 lb weight class, David Moyet, Gilbert Garza, & Hector Valadez taking 1st in the 220, 242, & 275 lb weight classes respectively.
Mon, Mar 10 - Fri, Mar 14
Friday, April 18
STAFF & STUDENT EASTER HOLIDAY
BR -- Student Parent Announcement FLYER.pdf
SOUTHSIDE ISD PRESS RELEASE
Southside ISD Jasso Press Release 1-17-14.final.pdf
FREE COMPUTER CLASSES AT SISD FOR ADULTS
Computer Classes Flyer Spring 2014.pdf
The Southside ISD Community Education Program is offering FREE Basic and Intermediate Computer classes for adults. Any community member is welcome to attend.
Registration: Jan. 14,15 & 16 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Losoya Intermediate, room 1025.
For additional questions, please call 210-882-1600, ext. 5165 or please see attached flyer.
Attention All SHS Students
Southside High School Offers New Course
Special Topics in Social Studies: Hebrew Scriptures and the New Testament
FREE AEROBICS CLASS
Register: Tuesday and Thursday, Dec. 17 & 19 from 5-6 p.m. at 1460 Martinez-Losoya Rd., San Antonio,
in the Community Education Center (Portable Building next to Southside High School)
Class starts Tuesday January 7, 2014.
For additional information on any of these classes visit www.southsideisd.org, or call 210-882-1600, ext. 5125
TxEIS Employee Access instructions.pdf
SOUTHSIDE ISD EARNS GOLD LEADERSHIP AWARD FOR FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY
Congratulations to SISD for its success in implementing financial transparency and receiving a 1st Year Leadership Circle Award. Read more...
KARATE & DANCE CLASSES FOR CHILDREN OF AGES 5 AND UP
Karate Southside ISD flier Spring 2014.pdf
SISD offers Karate classes on Mondays from 6:00-6:45 p.m. at Pearce Primary Gym
& Dance 6:30-7:15 p.m. on Tuesdays
Each session has a fee of $10.00
For additional questions, please contact Mr. Henderson at 210-639-3226
CARDINALS AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
After School Program Registration Rev 12-09-2013.pdf
This program is tuition based, any PreK-6th grade student may join the program.
The times are from 2:45 to 5:45 p.m. Mon. - Fri. Read more...
Transportation Questions or missed the bus? CALL 210-882-1624, Option 3
COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASSES:
ESL Flyer Spring 2014 Registration.pdf
GED classes are no longer housed at Southside ISD
They are housed at Frank Tejeda Academy-Please call 210-989-4921 for any additional questions.
ESL Classes offered at Southside ISD
ESL Classes are from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 5:30-8:00 p.m., Tues, Wed. & Thurs.
Register for the Spring semester 2014: Monday and Wednesday, January 13 and 15, 2014
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