Our vision for Southside Jr. High School is to create an environment of mutual respect, discipline, and responsibility, in the pursuit of preparing all students to be productive, compassionate citizens of the twenty-first century who will make a difference in their communities.
Recognizing that the students are our central focus, and knowing that all students can learn and achieve, the mission of Southside Jr. High School is to develop and enhance the abilities of every student. We will create an environment of high expectations to advance the total school community, and we will develop a school climate in which both students and teachers feel ownership and pride. Our approach will be innovative, relative, and challenging in order to educate the whole child. Fulfilling this mission will assure our students a promising transition into the 21st century.
We believe in:
Cultivating and supporting life-long learners.
Challenging every student to his or her highest potential.
Partnering with home, school, and community for student success.
Acknowledging that students must share in the responsibility for learning.
Preparing students to be contributing citizens in the 21st Century.
Practicing good citizenship among students and staff.
Providing a safe, nurturing, and orderly environment as an essential part of learning.
TOGETHER WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR EACH OTHER EVERY DAY