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School Age Care (SAC)
507.582.3568 Extension 8
Community Ed Director
Early Childhood Center
Middle and High School
507.582.3568 Extension 2
507.582.3283 Extension 5
Click here to download the planning form for Community Ed Classes or Activities for Fall/Early Winter.
Rippin' Stitchers Quilt Group will meet the second Tuesday of every month September to May. We meet in the FACS room at the high school from 5:30-8:30 PM. Join us to learn new techniques, share ideas and more. No fee and no need to register.
Rippin' Stitchers Notice
The Rippin' Stitchers Quilt Group will not meet in December. Regular meetings will resume the 2nd Tuesday of January.
The Southland Elementary Student Council sponsored a food drive at the elementary school. The goal was set to bring in 375 pounds of boxed and canned goods for the Southland Food Shelf. Southland Elementary students brought in 486 pounds of canned and boxed food exceeding their goal. Way to go! Photo courtesy of Deanne Bauserman.
Students in Mrs. Wempner’s 6th grade class recently wrote essays with a topic of “The America I Believe In” in conjunction with Hormel’s HMVET 3rd Annual Essay Contest. Five student essays were chosen and recently Nicole Carroll from Hormel came and awarded the following kids with certificates and gift cards: Cohen Wiste (3rd place/$25), Brian Hernandez (2nd place/$25), and Chloe Canterbury (1st place/$50). She also awarded the entire 6th grade class $100 for a pizza party for participating. Thank you to Hormel and congratulations students!
The Ag. Sales team placed 1st at the their regional qualifying contest on Monday. Students were judged on an individual sales interaction, a group sales and a written exam. Morgan Beckmann placed 1st individually, Lizzy Wolterman 2nd, Jeremy Heller 3rd, and Sam Fredrickson 5th, Great job! Photo courtesy of Kevin Brown.
December 9 - Scholastic Book Fair
Use this link to order books online until December 9th.
December 12-15 - Toys for Tots Penny War
The high school is having a Toys for Tots Penny War from December 12th through the 15th. Collection buckets are in the following rooms: 9th-Ydstie; 11th–Mortenson; 10th–Guthmiller; 12th–Riggin. Pennies are positive points. All other money is negative points. The winning class gets a movie day!
December 10 - Girls Basketball Departure Times
Girls 7 & 8 Basketball departure times for Saturday, December 10th are 5:35 Dexter, 5:45 Elkton, 5:55 Adams, 6:05 Taopi, 6:20 Rose Creek.
December 12 - MS/HS Evening Conferences
MS/HS Evening Conferences will be held on Monday, December 12th from 4:00-8:00 PM.
December 12 - Project Oversight Committee Meeting
The Project Oversight Committee Meeting will be held in the Southland MS/HS Media Center Conference Room at 5:00 p.m. on December 12th. Click here to view the agenda.
December 15 - MS Band/Choir Winter Concert
MS Band/Choir Winter Concert - 7:00 PM in the auditorium
December 19 - School Board Meeting
December 22 - One Act Play Performance
The Southland Music and Theatre Departments are collaborating on a special FREE public preview presentation of a true WWII Christmas story taking place in a burnt out village in France, Christmas Eve 1944. The story has been converted into a One Act Play "The Bells of Charlemont" which will be shown FREE to the public on December 22, 2016 at 6:30 PM.
December 23 - January 2 - No School/Winter Break
January 3 - School Resumes
January 16 - No School/Consortium Staff Development
January 20 - PTO Movie Night
PTO Movie Night will be held in the elementary gym on January 20th at 6:30 PM.
January 26 - End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester - 43/88 Days
January 26 - One Act Play Performance
A performance of the one act play, "The Bells of Charlemont" will be given on January 26th at 2:00 PM for Southland Staff and Students.
January 27 - Staff Development/Work Day
January 28 - Post Prom Hamburger Feed
The Post Prom Hamburger Feed will be held at the Adams Legion on January 28th.
January 30 - 3rd Quarter Begins
February 6 - HS Band/Choir Solo and Ensemble Recital
HS Band/Choir Solo and Ensemble Recital - 4-8 PM in the auditorium and the board room
February 8 - 8th-11th Evening Conferences (Registration)
February 20 - No School/Presidents Day
February 23 - School Board Meeting
March 2 - Midterm
March 6 - HS Band/Choir Solo and Ensemble Contest
HS Band/Choir Solo and Ensemble Contest - All Day at Riverland
March 6 - MS/HS Evening Conferences
March 9-11 - Performances of The Musical "Oliver"
March 15-20 - HS Band/Choir Florida Trip
March 27 - Spring Showcase Concert
Spring Showcase Concert - 6-12 Band/Choir at 7:00 PM in the new gym, select solo and ensemble performers beginning at 6:30 PM
March 29 - HS Band/Choir Large Group Contest
HS Band/Choir Large Group Contest - All Day at Stewartville
March 31 - End of 3rd Quarter; 44 Days - Dismissal at 12:00 PM
April 3 - 4th Quarter Begins
April 6 - Elementary Evening Conferences; 3:30-8:00 PM
April 14-17 - No School/Spring Break
May 1-3 - 7th Grade to Eagle Bluff
May 5 - Midterm
May 6 - Prom 2017
Prom 2017 will be held on Saturday, May 6th with the dinner/dance at Sacred Heart.
May 17 - HS Band/Choir Spring Concert
HS Band/Choir Spring Concert - 7:30 PM in the auditorium
May 22 - MS Band/Choir Spring Concert
S Band/Choir Spring Concert - 7:30 PM in the Auditorium
May 28 - Commencement; 2:00 PM
May 29 - No School/Memorial Day
June 2 - End of 4th Quarter/2nd Semester; 42/86 Days; Last Day of School; Dismissal at 12:00 PM
Facility Task Force Information
The purpose of the Facility Task Force was to provide the School Board with feedback and recommendations for consideration regarding deferred maintenance items, space and use programming a long-range facility plan. Click here to view the task force findings
Southland's AAA Award Winners
Congratulations to seniors Allison Bottema and Tyler Russell! They were selected as Southland High School's AAA Award winners. This award recognizes and honors seniors who have excelled in the classroom, on the athletic field and in the fine arts. To be eligible for consideration a student must: *Be a high school senior at the time of nomination. Nominations are limited to two qualifying students per school, one male and one female. *Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher at the date of nomination. *Participate in League-sponsored athletics and fine arts activities. *Comply with the MSHSL's Student Code of Conduct. Eligible students completed an application and school level winners were selected and nominated to continue at the Regional Level.
Purchase Your High School Yearbook
Purchase your high school yearbook at Jostensyearbooks.com.
Elementary Winter Concert
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The Southland Elementary Winter Concert, directed by Laura Freund, was held on Thursday, December 1st. The 5th Grade Band, directed by Amalie Niethammer, started the program. Kindergarten through third grade students performed musical selections. Fourth and fifth grade students presented the musical, “The Grumps of Ring-a-Ding Town.” Photos courtesy of Rose May.
MS/HS November Students of the Month
MS/HS Honor Roll
Click here to view the first quarter MS/HS honor roll.
If you missed the elementary winter concert, you can watch the video here.
The elementary PTO is sponsoring "Santa's Workshop" again this year. It will be held December 12-16. Donations such as decorative items, toys, books, jewelry, etc, (not clothing) are needed. Please make sure items are in good condition. Bring your donation to the elementary office and the PTO will take over from there. Please have all donations in no later than December 9th.
Weekend Backpack Program
Northern Country Coop, in partnership with Nutra Blend and CoBank, presented a check for $3,000 to Southland Schools to support the week-end backpack program. The food is supplied through the Women's Leadership Initiative/United Way and packed and distributed by Willie Noterman, a Southland student. About 35 students receive bags of food each week-end. If you would like more information about this program, please contact Southland Schools. Photo courtesy of Deanne Bauserman.
Cast Announced for Oliver! The Musical
Lead characters for Oliver are: Oliver: Matt Mueller; Mr.Bumble/ Bill Sykes: Tyler Russell; Widow Corney: Aleighcia Peterson; Fagin: Will Douty; Artful Dodger: Wyatt Pederson; Mr Sowerberry: Mason Heimer; Mrs. Sowerberry: Hannah Bergene; Charlotte: Mariah Kiefer; Noah Claypole: Jack Mullenbach; Dr. Grimwig: Emily Kasel; Nancy: Lizzy Wolterman; Bet: Cortney Espe; Mr. Brownlow/ Pub House Chairman: Isaac Himebaugh; Mrs. Bedwin: Malina Luke; Old Sally: Kylie Stafford; Gang Boy Nipper: Brynn Sathre; Gang Boy Charley Bates: Nora Schmitz; Gang Captain: Melanie Welsh; Boy: Ethan Payne. Check out the Southland Facebook page for a full list of the cast.