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  • PSSA and Keystone Testing Dates
    PSSA testing for all students will begin in March 2014. Testing will be completed during the following schedule.
         Writing - Grade 8 - April 8, 9, and 10
         Science - Grade 8 - April 29 and 30
    Information for parents about the PSSA testing can be found here.
     
    Keystone Testing for any students taking Algebra 1 (as a 7thgrader) and/or Algebra 1B (as an 8th grader) will be on Tuesday, May 13 and Thursday, May 15 from 8-11:00am. This exam is very important and proficiencyis needed for High School graduation. Please read the information attached tofamiliarize yourself with the state standards and expectations. If you have anyquestions, please feel free to call Mrs. Diamond at 610-670-0180 ext. 3751.
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  • GoingGoogle and Digital Citizenship Parent Session  - April 24th.

    Southern is hosting a trainingfor any parent/guardian in the district who would like to create their own FREEGoogle account on Thursday, April 24th from 7-8:30.  Thisopportunity will give you the chance to receive your own g-mail address, learnhow to operate your “drive”, and share documents with other Google users.  Additionally, every participant will have an opportunity to learn whatevery parent/guardian should know about the internet and how to protect theirchild from the dangers that lurk in the cyber world.  Ms. Teresa Tiemanfrom Council on Chemical Abuse will be the presenter for the safety class whileSouthern students and teachers will help parents/guardians to navigate Gmailand Google Drive. To sign up for this Free event, please click hereor contact Southern Middle School at 610-670-0810  X 1410.  Also,please check out the parent section of the Wilson1:1 website for valuable information and resources.

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  • Updated Information Needed
    Parents, we are requesting that you log in to Home Access Center to confirm that the listed contact numbers in Family Access are correct. These are the numbers that are connected to our AlertNow emergency calling system, and are updated daily. Should you need to correct the information listed, cell and work numbers can all be changed by your child’s building secretary. Home land lines can be changed through central registration at the district offices. If you need assistance logging into Home Access Center, please contact your building secretary for assistance.
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  • Retake Policy for 2013-2014
    Students and parents can find a copy of the retake policy along with the breakdown of weighting for assessments for each grade by clicking here.
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  • Forms and Documents
    Parents can find many of the forms that are necessary for students on the Important Forms and Documents page. This page also has several informational documents that parents may find useful.
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  • Algebra Parent Nights

    Hosted by Mrs. Kocher from 6pm – 7pm at Wilson Southern Library or the Office Meeting Room (depending on the number of people)

    Mrs. Kocher is hosting an informational Algebra night to assist all Southern 8th grade Algebra I B parents.  The tutoring will concentrate on an introduction to the upcoming unit for the month.  You will receive notes from Mrs. Kocher which will walk you through the general topics that the students will learn in order for you to be able to help them with their homework and to study for the exam.

    Please RSVP by 3pm the day of the review if you plan on attending so Mrs.  Kocher has enough materials for everyone.

    April 1 - Absolute Value, Exponents, Square Roots

    May 6 - Keystone Review

    June 3 - Geometry Intro./Resources

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  • School Counselor Hours

    In order to serve our parents who might not be able to come into Southern during the day to talk to their child’s counselor, we now offer appointments from 3-7:00 at night. Our dedicated counselors will be available these alternative hours so you will have an opportunity to discuss your child’s grades, academic or behavioral concerns, etc.  It is preferred that appointments are made in advance, however we do realize that a situation might come where you need to talk to the counselor and you may walk in without an appointment.  The following are the dates in which our counselors will be available.

    April 24       Dr. Hutchko         May 6         Mrs. Diamond

    May 15       Dr. Hutchko         June 12        Dr. Hutchko

    Please call the following phone number to make your appointment: 610-670-0180 ext. 3751 for Mrs. Diamond and/or ext. 4444 for Dr. Hutchko.

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  • Lots of information for you! For new students and parents of Southern, we have a great deal of information that may be helpful to you. Check out the Important Forms and Documents link for things you may need throughout the year. We also have video tours of the building that are available under the About Us tab at the top of the web page. The Homework Hotline lists all of the assignments that students need to complete for their classes, and you can find useful links for all classes on the Resource Room website.

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  • Extracurricular Postponements
    Due to weather, when extracurricular postponements occur, the most up-to-date information can always be found at www.wilsonsd.org/Athletics
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  • Activity Fee Information
    The latest information on the Activity Fee for extracurricular activities in the district can be found here. There is an informational letter and a list of frequently asked questions. This letter can also be found on the Important Forms and Documents section of the website.
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