Southern Elementary

Lexington, Kentucky

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  • NEA Read Across America Logo


    NEA Read Across America Week 

    March 1 - 5


    Monday, March 1  - Wear your favorite state gear to show that there are readers everywhere in the USA. 

    Let's see how many states we can respresent!


    Wednesday, March 3 - Try on a New Hat - Wear your favorite hat to school!  Celebrate diversity by reading something new.


    Thursday and Friday, March 4 and 5 - Pick your favorite book and record your read aloud using the Flipgrid link provided in Dojo and Google classroom.  Read alone or take turns reading with friends and family - just make sure to complete your read aloud by 12:00 - noon - on Friday, March 5.


    Schedule and resources for Read Across America week.



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  • FCPS adjusts meals distribution as in-person classes resume


    The district’s Child Nutrition staff is modifying the meal distribution process as students in Fayette County Public Schools gradually return to their classrooms. Note the trimmed list of pickup locations and the expanded hours.


    Details about meals pickup



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  • Southern Elementary Plan for Return to In-Person & Remote Learning



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  • The HealthFirst Bluegrass School-based clinic at Lexington Traditional Magnet School is OPEN Monday through Friday 8am-4pm!

    Health First Clinic Information



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  • It's Time for Kindergarten Registration!


    Starting January 25, all FCPS elementary schools will be accepting registration for kindergarten for the 2021-2022 school year.

    A child must be 5 years old on or before August 1 to start kindergarten this fall in FCPS. There are other requirements and instructions families need to review at before proceeding. Once you've reviewed all registration requirements, you will click on the link for online registration on the webpage listed above.


    Registration Flyer for Southern Elementary

    Questions for Pupil Personnel staff: (859) 381-4130
    Questions for Southern Elementary: (859) 381-3589
    Resources for transitioning children to kindergarten: (859) 381-4307

    To apply for preschool:
    Families may apply online for the FCPS Preschool Program, and the district staff determines if a child is eligible. Please note that processing of 2021-2022 preschool applications does not begin until late April. Please refer to for more information.



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  • Looking for information about Dolphin Club?


    Read the important updates for the 2020-2021 school year 



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  • District resources for learning at home

    District NTI/2DL resources 

    Google Classroom

    Instructions for families on using Google Classroom

    Parents' guide to Google Classroom 

    Tech support

    The district offers technical assistance with FCPS email accounts and Chromebooks.

    The Student Tech Support line, (859) 381-4410, is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays - Thursday

    and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday.

    Translators are available.



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