Morning Math Madness is a before school program offered to South End students concentrating on a variety of math skills. As the students get to school each morning, they may choose math games and activities that focus on computation and problem solving skills. Students play individually and with partners and earn rewards throughout the year.
The NC Elementary Honors Chorus is comprised of about 200 fourth fifth, and sixth graders who auditioned from throughout our state. Auditions are done by tape. Usually in a school our size, one or two students are selected by the judges to participate. In 2008, one fourth grader and three fifth graders were selected from South End. The All-State Honors Chorus will perform in concert at The Stevens Center in
A program that allows 3rd, 4th & 5th graders the opportunity to help students in Pre-K, K, 1st and 2nd grades with academic skills in reading, math, etc. Students must be responsible, respectful, good role models and able to manage their own class workload.
A day that allows community members/businesses/parents to come and share information about the types of career opportunities they are involved with/that are available in our community.
A program that encourages student volunteerism in our community. It allows 4 students (2 students from each 4th and 5th grade classroom) the opportunity to go to Avante Rehabilitation Center and call out Bingo letters/numbers for the residents on the first Wednesday of each month. Parent permission is required.
A week set aside to encourage students to say NO to drugs/alcohol and YES to developing healthy habits for the 5 parts of YOU (physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual & recreational/social). Daily activities/challenges are offered for student & staff participation. Class door decorating/banner contests and red ribbon hunts are a part of the fun activities.
A program designed to help South End families in need during the Christmas season.
A program designed to help South End students/families in need with the purchase of shoes.
A school-wide fundraising initiative that allows students to donate spare change/money to the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society for research that will hopefully help to find the cure for blood-related cancers. This is another opportunity for students to actively show care/compassion for others that are struggling with this disease in our families/community.
A program designed to help South End students/families in need with the purchase of school supplies/clothes for each new school year.
An initiative that allows the counselor to see/eat lunch with K-5 students on an informal and as needed basis.
An opportunity for students to learn more about specific topics like divorce, anger, death, social skills, etc. by engaging in group discussions and activities in a small group setting.
An opportunity for students to meet one on one with the school counselor to discuss personal development issues.