RACINE — Students in the Southern Local School District will return to class on Wednesday, Aug. 22.
Staff is report to the school on both Monday, Aug. 20 and Tuesday, Aug. 21 in preparation for the opening of classes.
Staff should report at noon on Monday and all staff should report at 7:45 a.m., Tuesday.
Open House will be from 4-7 p.m. on Monday, August 20, while Kindergarten Orientation will be from 6:30-8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 21. All Kindergarten parents and their children should attend.
Kindergarten students will report to school as indicated at the orientation, depending upon the group you are assigned to .
Parents should take note that Southern Elementary will begin classes at 7:50 a.m. and dismiss at 2:45 p.m. Southern High School begins classes at 7:40 a.m. and dismisses at 2:45 p.m. Breakfast at the elementary begins at 7:30 a.m. Students should not arrive before 7:30 a.m.
Breakfast for all students is free both at the elementary school and high school. High School lunches are $2.40 and at the Elementary $2.05 for this new school year, while adult lunches are $3.00.
At Southern High School, principal Daniel Otto has announced that all parents of students grades 7-12 participating in fall sports should attend a mandatory Ohio High School Athletic Association meeting as required by the state. The meeting begins promptly at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 20.
New to the district for the 2012-13 school year are Ryan Davis, high school math; Chris Kamerer, high school physical education’ Jenna Gilliam, vocational agriculture; Scott Cleland, high school cross categorical; Katie Hayman, high school English; Kevin Vernon, Spanish; Jessica Sikorski, high school special education (hired through ESC); Erin Lisle, elementary special education; Brenna Call, 21st Century; Kaylyn Spradling, Talented and Gifted (hired through ESC); Stephanie Allen, aide in Stout’s classroom (hired through ESC); and Greg Nease, elementary custodian.