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Lexington, Kentucky

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    You’re Invited!

    Please join us at Southern Elementary for a parent / caregiver educational seminar.


    Anxiety in Children & Teens
    John Whitfield, LCSW

    Thursday, January 17
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    Southern Elementary Cafeteria
    340 Wilson Downing Road
    Lexington, KY 40515


    What is anxiety? What are the signs and symptoms of anxiety in children and teens? What are some tips for helping children manage anxiety? Attend this educational seminar for answers to these questions and more.


    John Whitfield is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker employed at Our Lady of Peace and has years of experience working with children and adolescents.


    RSVP to this NO COST seminar by contacting Lisa Prewitt at or 502.432.2011.


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  • Join us for Fun, Fitness and Facts about staying healthy 


    Family Fitness Night logo

    Who:  Anyone interested - all ages welcome!

    Where :  Southern Elementary School

    When:  Thursday, January 24 

    Time:  6:00-7:00 pm



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  • Help the PTA raise money for our school!

    Raising Cane's logo


    Eat at Raising Cane's 

    2555 Nicholasville Rd

    Tuesday, January 29th 

    from 5:00pm - 10:00pm 

    Mention the Southern Elementary fundraiser and

    Cane's will donate 15% of sales to the school PTA



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    Online Registration for 2019-2020 now open! 


    The online registration for new students for the 2019-2020 school year is now open! If you have a child that will be enrolling in kindergarten at Southern Elementary for the 2019-2020 school year, please visit and complete the online registration. Remember, your child must be age 5 on or before August 1, 2019 to be able to start kindergarten. The following dates is when we will be accepting documents required to complete registration:


    Registration window: 2019-20 sign-up windows:

    Feb. 5-22 and April 9-26 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays

    Evenings: 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 12 and April 16

    July 30 through Aug. 14


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  • Stop sign               kids and school bus


    Attention all Dolphin Club families:  Starting January 3, 2019 any child that is not picked by 6:00p.m. will be charged $2.00 per minute for each minute past 6:00p.m. You will be expected to pay at pick up. Also, if your child is picked up late 3 times your child’s attendance in Dolphin Club may be suspended. Furthermore, if you currently have an unpaid balance your child will not be able to attend Dolphin Club until balance is paid. This means if it is not paid before 1:00p.m. on January 3rd your child can not stay for Dolphin Club and you will have to arrange other transportation. Please contact Mrs. Perkins at 859-381-3659 or for any questions.



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  • The Dolphin Club is an after-school childcare program provided by Southern Elementary

    Hours of Operation:  

    2:45pm - 6pm when school is in session (closed when schools are closed)

    For more Information Contact Luke Calton, Director or Ginger Perkins, Director


     Registration Forms     Dolphin Club Handbook       Dolphin Club payment schedule 


    Fayette County Public Schools and Southern Elementary does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, and/or handicap in the educational programs or activities which it operates.



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  • *********  Transportation Information  *********

    All students must have a transportation tag on their backpacks and must bring a backpack to school EVERY DAY!

    Transportation changes must be submitted in writing prior to 1:00 pm. You may send a note to school with your child, fax a note to 859/381-3590 or email Maria May at:

    Click here to email Maria May



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