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THIS WEEK AT A GLANCE
RAIDERS REACHING OUT
SAT and ACT Registration Dates & Deadlines


School Events
3/3/2015 to 3/6/2015
•  Registration for NEW parents
3/11/2015 to 3/13/2015
•  Nine Weeks Test (6th & 7th Grades)


Sports Events
3/7/2015
•  At Brookstone Cougar Invitational (Columbus) -- Bus departs 7 am; Coaches meeting at 9am  (Track - Boys' & Girls' - Varsity)
Time: 9:00 AM
•  Brookwood Warriors  (Baseball - C-Team)
Time: 12:00 PM
Directions: Home
3/9/2015
•  Brookwood Warriors  (Tennis - Boys' - Varsity)
Time: 3:00 PM
•  Deerfield Windsor Knights  (Baseball - C-Team)
Time: 4:00 PM
Directions: Home
•  @ Westfield Hornets  (Baseball - B-Team)
Time: 4:30 PM
Directions: Westfield
•  @ Westfield Hornets  (Baseball - Varsity)
Time: 6:30 PM
Directions: Westfield School
3/10/2015
•  @ Tiftarea Panthers  (Baseball - B-Team)
Time: 4:00 PM
Directions: Tiftarea
•  Home- Americus/Sumter, Terrell County  (Golf)
Time: 4:00 PM
•  @ Tiftarea Panthers  (Tennis - Boys' - Varsity)
Time: 4:30 PM
•  Valwood Valiants (MS)  (Soccer - Girls')
Time: 5:00 PM
Directions: Home
•  Valwood Valiants  (Soccer - Girls')
Time: 6:00 PM
Directions: Home
•  @ Tiftarea Panthers  (Baseball - Varsity)
Time: 6:00 PM
Directions: Tiftarea
New Raider Signs Available
The Southland Raiders are showing our school pride by displaying these new signs in our yards at home, and at our businesses....

LEGOS HIT SOUTHLAND!   
Thanks to the intuition of Mrs. Allison Peck, mother to Matthew, Davis and Ryan, and Mrs. Peggy Roquemore, first grade teacher,...
Pictured are Luke McKie, Kinney Kinnebrew, Andrew Bowen, Davis Peck, Zach Cook, Maddox Miller, Allison Peck, Noah Sheff, Lee Graft, Rebecca  Jones, Krish Patel, Jackson Webb, Peggy Roquemore, and Sebastian Sanchez.

Winter Sports Assembly   
The Winter Sports Assembly will be held Tuesday, March 17th.  Students who have participated in wrestling, basketball, swimming,...

Community Helpers Visit Southland's 3K Kinderscholars   
3K Kinderscholars celebrated "Community Helpers" this week!!  Farmer Owen Stapleton visited the children teaching them how...
Farmer Owen Stapleton is pictured with 3K Kinderscholars Addy Harrod, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Harrod, and Hudson Goodin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ashley Goodin.

Successful Blood Drive   
Southland Academy's anatomy class was successful in its sponsorship of a blood drive recently at the school.  The students were...
Pictured are Seniors Macy Nutt and Anne Marie Minor.

Junior Beta Club Welcomes New Member   
Junior Beta is happy to welcome a new member, Parker Weldon.
Pictured with Parker are club officers George Wall and Sydney Payne.

Youngster Celebrates His Birthday by Giving   
Cade Futch, Southland Academy 1st grader, chose a special way to celebrate his 7th birthday.  His parents, Jonathan and...
 Shown is Cade at the Sumter Humane Society giving them

2015 Miss SAR Pageant Contestants Announced   
Southland Academy is pleased to announce the 2015 Miss SAR pageant contestants.  Pictured on the back row (left to right)...
Pictured are the 2015 Miss SAR pageant contestants.

RaidersCrossFit Entertained by Rodney Powe   
Southland students in grades 2-5 were very blessed to have Mr. Rodney Powe, Central Baptist Pastor of Music, as the guest speaker...
Pictured are Sarah Cook, Cayce Joyner, Rodney Powe, Brock Gurley, Caleb Law, David Dickens, Taylor Humphrey, and Adalyn Rooks.

Gideons Give Bibles to 5th Graders   
Southland Academy very much appreciates the Gideons' desire to reach out to our students. Traditionally, Gideon representatives...
Representing the Gideons of Americus, Mr. Mike Gurley and Mr. Bobby Kirk, stand with fifth grade students, Caleb Law, Alana Blankenship, and Brock Gurley.

Open House Enjoyed by All   
Southland Academy recently hosted open house for new families.  Parents and students were invited to register and have refreshments...
Pictured attending open house are Southland alumnae, Meg Peters Posey and Leslie Legg Wellons, with daughters, Addison Posey, and Caroline Wellons.

Hunter Weldon Signs With Berry College   
Hunter Weldon has signed a letter of intent to continue his football career with Berry College near Rome, Georgia.  Hunter...
Hunter Weldon Signs With Berry College

Ryan Landreth Wins State Title   
Ryan Landreth fulfilled a wrestler's dream on Saturday.  He finished his high school career standing on top of the awards...

Beta Club Inducts New Members   
The mission of BETA club is to promote the ideals of character, service, and leadership and to reward meritorious academic achievements.  Our...
Beta Club inductees pictured are Anjum Alam, Alex Arnold, Savanna Banks, Lydia Bass, Emily Brown, Jenna Brown, Kaitlin Brown, Christina Davis, Lilli Dickens, Alex Exum, Susanna Fowler, Pyne Greene, Adam Hanley, Sydney Hayes, Bailey James, Kathleen Kinslow, Bo Moore, Alex Roach, Ridge Roland, Jake Sanders, Mary Martin Shealy, Hannah Teasley, Mary Margaret Turton, Jantz Womack, and Morgan Youngdale.

Mrs. Judy Joyner was a Mystery Reader to the 5th Grade   
Mrs. Judy Joyner, Cayce Joyner's grandmother, was the Mystery Reader for Mrs. Fisher's fifth grade homeroom on Wednesday, Feb.4....
Pictured are Mrs. judy Joyner and her grandson Cayce Joyner.

Mrs. Martha Ann Fennessy Entertains as a Mystery Reader to 5th Grade   
Matthew Peck's grandmother, Mrs. Martha Ann Fennessey, was a mystery reader in Mrs.Gayle Fisher's fifth grade homeroom recently....
Pictured is Mystery Reader Mrs. Martha Ann Fennessy

Ella Hawkins Signs With GSW   
Georgia Southwestern State University continues to recruit and draw in local talent.  Southland Academy senior, Ella Hawkins,...

Southland Students Achieve in National Barrel Horse Association   
Congratulations to Southland Academy students, Julia Caroline Bailey and Morgan Weaver, for their achievements in the National...
Pictured with Representative Mike Cheokas are Morgan Weaver, Julia Caroline Bailey and Emily Claire Bailey.

Back-to-Back State Champs!   
The Southland Academy Men's Swim Team has won the 2015 GISA State Championship! They won 7 of the 10 events and finished top...

Honors Chemistry Students Tour GT   
On Wednesday, January 28, the Southland Academy Honors Chemistry class visited the Georgia Tech campus.  While there the...
Honors Chemistry Students Tour GT

GISA All-Select Band and Chorus Performs   
GISA All-Select Band and Chorus took place at Mt. Paran Christian School, Kennesaw.  Participants are chosen throughout...
Pictured are Band Director Rob Ivey, Josh Calcutt, Jordan Sanders, Ellis Ivey, Shelby Carson, Taylor Williams, Julie Bryce, Eric Slocumb, Abby Dent and Choral Director Tonya Dent.

Tell Tale Reading Night   
To encourage the love of reading, a group of Southland teachers and parents hosted Tell Tale Reading Night.  Dressed...
Pictured are Shay Torbert, Rachel Shealy, and Peggy Roquemore.

Lower School Students Celebrate 100 Days of School   
The Southland Academy lower school students enjoyed themselves immensely as they celebrated the 100th day of school.  The...
The 5th graders are quite spunky even as senior citizens!

Coach Rod Murray Speaks at Raiders CrossFit Meeting   
Coach Rod Murray was the featured speaker at the January RaidersCrossfit meeting.  Coach Murray, who serves Southland Academy...
Coach Rod Murray and lower school wrestlers, Tanner Humphrey, Cayce Joyner, John Roberts Payne, Caleb Law, and Landon Griffin, at the RaidersCrossfit meeting.

Miss SAR Pageant Contestants Named   
The Miss SAR Pageant will be held on Friday, March 13th, 8:00 p.m. in the Melvin T. Kinslow Gymnatorium. Contestants are Sophomores Katie...
Contestants pictured are Katie Berry, Abby Dent, Morgan Jones, Madison McPherson, Mary Nell Rush, Olivia Payne, Jordan Sanders, Kelley Stapleton and Avery Hart.

STAR Student and Teacher Named   
Recently, Headmaster Ty Kinslow announced that Zafar Alam has been named Southland Academy’s STAR Student. Zafar is the...
Pictured are STAR Teacher Jason Warnock and STAR Student Zafar Alam,

Middle and High School Honor Roll for 1st Semester Announced   
The following students have made the Honor Roll for the 1st Semester at Southland Academy.  An overall average of 90 in...

Lower School Students Enjoy AR Super Bowl Festivities   
There are many little ways to enlarge your child's world. Love of books is the best of all.”  ~Jacqueline Kennedy....
Dressed  for the Super Bowl of AR, Southland Academy Lower School students receive recognition for achieving the 1 million and 2 million words read for the first semester.  Pictured:  Emily McCorkle, AIden Bolton, Noah Sheff, John Henry Crisp, and Matthew Peck; Not pictured is Krish Patel.

Please Remember to Support Our Annual Fund. No Matter the Size of Your Donation, We NEED Your Contribution.   
HOW WILL CONTRIBUTIONS BE USED? Please join us in supporting the Southland Academy Annual Fund Drive. The 2012-13 Southland...
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K-4 Kinderscholars Celebrate 100th Day of School   
The K-4 Kinderscholars at Southland Academy celebrated the 100th day of school by helping others!  Each student donated...
Pictured with Sonny Pinckard are K-4 Kinderscholars.

Fun! Fun! Fun!   
Fun! Fun! Fun!! Fun is the best word to describe the teacher led Tell-Tale Reading Night for the Southland Academy Lower School...
Pictured are Dina Lightner and Art teacher, Jean Daniel, who are excited about reading their books to the Southland students at the Tell-Tale Reading Night.