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Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

posted Feb 7, 2017, 9:29 AM by Jeana Black   [ updated Mar 15, 2020, 7:01 PM by Terri CORBETT ]

As a district, all elementary schools have implemented a Bullying Prevention Program that focuses on being kind and standing up when they see others making inappropriate choices. Teachers hold weekly meetings in their classes to discuss the kindness expectations as well as other discussion topics that build community within their classrooms. Please encourage your child to be kind and to stand up for what's right when they see others not being treated respectfully. 


Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

posted Feb 7, 2017, 9:18 AM by Jeana Black   [ updated Oct 18, 2020, 1:18 PM by Terri CORBETT ]

We will be incorporating activities to increase awareness of Bullying Prevention strategies. Students have the opportunity to participate in the Bullying Prevention Poster contest. 
Bullying Prevention  Poster Contest  THEME: Stand Up , Speak Out 
Grand Prize $100
The following prizes in each grade bracket:
K / 1st ~2nd /3rd ~4th /5th 
1st Prize $50 
2nd Prize $25 
3rd Prize $10 
Guidelines: Must use a half size standard poster board. Must include name, school, grade, teacher. Posters will be judged on originality, creativity and theme. 
Deadline: October 30th 
Questions may be addressed to  Suzanne @ 864-903-0099  Celeste @ 864-710-4224 
Sponsored by A Call to Action Oconee - an organization promoting safe communities 
Contest participation gives ACTA Oconee permission to use entries in future promotions.

Red Ribbon Week

posted Jan 11, 2017, 5:35 AM by Jeana Black   [ updated Oct 19, 2020, 9:06 AM by Terri CORBETT ]

During Red Ribbon Week- Northside is promoting three main ideas for good physical and emotional health. October 26th - October 30th. 
1. Say No to Drugs!
2. Be Kind to Others! 
3. Say No to Bullying Behavior! 
Monday: TOO RAD for Drugs - Dress like the 80's and learn how Red Ribbon Week was started.
Tuesday: Be Kind Day - Wear BRIGHT Colors Try doing small acts of kindness for others. 
Wednesday: KICK IT TO DRUGS - Wear crazy shoes and socks. 
Thursday: Friendship Day - Wear Blue or Bobcat/School shirts to support each other. 
Friday: Super Hero Day - Help Everyone Respect Others - Wear your favorite super hero clothes! 

South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for All Grades

posted Nov 11, 2016, 9:30 AM by Jeana Black   [ updated Feb 28, 2019, 6:39 AM by Terri CORBETT ]

Our teachers and students are challenged with meeting the South Carolina College and Career Ready Standards for each grade level. Meeting these standards indicates that a student is on grade level. As a parent, you are a partner in your child's education. Please use the link below to explore the standards for your child(ren)'s grade level.  Feel free to contact your administrative team or their teacher if you have questions about the standards. 
Click here to go to the page on the SC Department of Education website to view our state standards. 

School Holidays for 2018 - 2019

posted Oct 4, 2016, 9:48 AM by Jeana Black   [ updated Feb 28, 2019, 6:44 AM by Terri CORBETT ]

Students will have the following days as school HOLIDAYS this Year: 
  • Sept. 3rd - Labor Day Holiday
  • October 23rd - Teacher In-Service - No school for students
  • November 5th - Teacher In-Service - No school for students
  • November 6th - Election Day
  • November 21 - 23 - Thanksgiving Break
  • December 21 - Jan. 2 - Christmas Break
  •  January 21st - Martin Luther King Day
  •  February 15th - Teacher In-Service Day - No school for students
  • April 15th - 19th - Spring Break
  • May 27th - Memorial Day 

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