SCES is trying a different format on August 16th, a come and go open house for parents and students from 12pm-6pm with no busing. Kindergarten orientation is from 11:30am-12pm. The first full day of student attendance with buses running will be Monday, August 19th. See you soon!
High School Freshman and new student orientation is Tuesday Aug. 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm in the high school cafeteria.
SCES beginning band sign ups will take place during the open house scheduled on August 16th.
SCMS Baseball practice from 4-6pm in SCMS gym today.
The SCMS softball game for today against Dietrich has been canceled. No practice today.
HS Volleyball tryouts will be held on Aug. 12th and 13th at South Central High School from 8:30 am to 10:30 am. Student-athletes must have a sports physical and proof of insurance.
South Central Middle School softball players will have tryouts on MONDAY July 29th at Webster park at 3:15-5:15 with a mandatory parent/player meeting to follow. Proof of insurance, sports fees, and physicals must be brought that day.
Beginner/drum line camp is tomorrow and band camp starts Tuesday. Both of these are from 5-9 at SCMS.
South Central FFA boosters will have a meeting on Tuesday June 25 @ 7:00 pm in the high school cafeteria. Please join us and support the South Central FFA.
We have some report cards and awards left in the office at SCE. If you wish to pick them up someone will be in the office today until 2 and on Tuesday.
Band Camp will be held the week of July 22.
Congratulations to the following students who are the 2019-20 Color Guard: Madisen Nannini, Charlotte Fickes, Daisy Barradas, Daisy Cross, Adrianna Horton, Brianna Horton and alternate Emma Robertson.
South Central Sectional Schedule 5/22 Update: Wednesday, 5/22 1 game only at 5pm-Oblong vs Christ Our Rock Lutheran Thursday, 5/23 4:30pm 1 game only-Marissa vs Red Hill Saturday, 5/25 11am Championship Game
The South Central Sectional softball game between Oblong and CORLHS has been cancelled for today. The schedule for May 22 will be: 3:30pm Oblong vs CORLHS 5:00pm Red Hill vs Marissa
There was a diamond ring found in the ladies bathroom following the 2nd grade parents program on May 9. We also have a membership card to the EDGE that was found on the sidewalk yesterday. Call SCE at 547-7696 to describe and claim either of these items.
During the students lunch hour they were given the opportunity to go through our lost and found items. Anything left at the end of the day will be donated to Goodwill.
High School graduation will begin at 7 p.m. tonight. The doors will open at 6 p.m. Congratulations to all of our graduates!
Many students have left their coats hanging on the coat racks in the hall here @ SCE. They are very nice brand name items. Please come by or have your students double check. These items will be donated after the last day of school. Thanks.
REMINDER: SCE will be hosting a blood drive this evening from 2:30 to 6:30 in the school's cafeteria. Please enter through the front door.
SCE will host a Blood Drive in the cafeteria tomorrow, Friday, 5/10 from 2:30-6:30.
Cougar baseball defeats Neoga 14-4
SCE WEDNESDAY 5/8 ACTIVITIES: Pee Wee Basketball PTO Meeting @ 6:00 p.m. in the Cafeteria. SCE Soda Tab collection will take place Wed. morning.
Reminder: SCE Piano Recital will be @ 10:00 a.m. today and the Choir and Band will host their recital tomorrow @ 10:00 a.m., both in the gym. Parents of the participants are welcome to enter at the East end of the building by the gym. Look forward to seeing you!
Cougar baseball picked up a game today vs Odin at Lions Field in Kinmundy at 6:30
2019 Softball and Baseball regional schedules have been posted in the Documents section of the website.
Cougar baseball vs Newton today has been cancelled.
Lady Cougar softball defeats St. Anthony in the NTC tourney 6-4 and advance to the championship game on Friday night at 6:15 vs Windsor/Stew-Stras.
Cougar baseball at Salem today has been cancelled.
All SCE Yearbooks are sold out. Thank you to those of you who purchased this year.
SCE has a few extra yearbooks for sale. If you are interested in purchasing one please call the office @ 618-547-7696.
Baseball is at Stew-Stras high school today and game time has been moved up to 4:15
The rest of the baseball games today 4/27/19 at Kinmundy are cancelled
Just a reminder that Kindergarten and 2nd Grade Dental exam forms are due on Wednesday, May 15th. Please contact Nurse Tracy if you have any questions.
Home softball game vs Salem for today will now be a 5 pm start with JV innings following varsity.
The baseball tournament at Centralia on Friday and Saturday has been cancelled. The Cougars will be playing a triangular on Saturday at Lions Field in Kinmundy against Centralia and Trenton Wesclin: The schedule is posted below: 4/27/19 at Lions Field in Kinmundy 9:00 am SC vs Centralia 11:00 am Centralia vs Trenton Wesclin 1:00 pm SC vs Trenton Wesclin
Softball at Dieterich today is cancelled
Congratulations Coach Shyla Smith and SCMS Scholar Bowl!! 2nd Place at Regional!!
Cougar baseball today (4/24) at home with Effingham has been cancelled.
Parents if you are coming in to help hide Easter eggs for you students class, you may come at 1:00 and begin doing that.
Tomorrow we dismiss @ 2:00. Parties begin @ 1:15 and end @ 1:45. Have a wonderful Spring Break! Please send all pictures or money back to the school on the day we return, Tues, April 23rd.
Rho Phi Chapter Beta Sigma Phi Easter Egg Hunt will be held at the Kinmundy Park on Friday, April 19 @ 10:00 AM. This is for 1 yr old to 5th Grade. There will be book prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Check WJBD for cancellation notice.
Effingham Art Guild 20th Annual Children’s Art Show 402 pieces in the show our District entered 38 pieces, all two dimensional work framed or custom matted by Mr. Rosen. Here are the Place winners and Honorable Mentions. One Best in Show and one Place winner awarded at each level and one or two honorable mentions at each level. There is an award ceremony and a small prize for the place winners; Seventh Grade Third Place grade 5-8 3-D works - Kenzie Webb, Deer Jar, ceramic Eighth Grade Honorable Mention grade 5-8 3-D works - Kaley Blomberg, Cheese and Crackers Cake, ceramic Eighth Grade Best in show grade 5-8 3-D works - Dezarae Jones, Stack of Pancakes , ceramic Eighth Grade Second Place Two Dimensional Art - Sierra Arnold, Shoe Design, Graphite and watercolor Ninth Grade Second Place for Two Dimensional Art - Allie Murphree, Snow, Graphite and Ink Ninth Grade Honorable Mention for Two Dimensional Art – Shelby Middleton, Midnight Mountain Range, Acrylics on Canvas Tenth Grade Second Place in Two Dimensional Art - Mariah Davis, Tallest Animal of the Savannah, Graphite on Paper Tenth Grade Third Place in Grades 9-12 Three Dimensional Art - Mariah Davis, Coral Reef , ceramic Twelfth Grade Honorable Mention in Grades 9-12 Three Dimensional Art - Kelsey Gentry, Bowl , ceramic Twelfth Grade Honorable Mention for Two Dimensional Art - Lauren Lutz, Fruit on a Table, Oil Paint on Canvas panel Twelfth Grade Honorable Mention for Two Dimensional Art - Siria Torreggiani, Margherite en un Vaso, Oil Paint on Canvas panel
South Central Mixed Choir received a 1st and the Treble choir recieved a 2nd at the IHSA State Organizational contest today.
Announcement: Cougar baseball game time today at Grizzlies Stadium has been moved up to a 4:15 start time.
High School track today at Vandalia has been cancelled.
SCE 4th Grade students will be planting their outside garden tomorrow. Please have your students wear older clothes.
SCE Spring Pictures are going home with students today or tomorrow. Please pick the pictures you wish to purchase and send the money back to your child's teacher. Please make your purchase or return the entire package as soon as possible. Thanks!
Cougar baseball today vs Odin has been moved to Kinmundy and game time is 7:00 pm. There will be no JV innings.
Just a reminder, SCE is continuing IAR Testing tomorrow for 3rd-5th grade students. Please make sure your child gets plenty of rest and a great breakfast. Please encourage your child to do their best!
Baseball at Benton has been pushed back another hour to a 12:00 pm start today
Benton is moving game time back an hour to 11:00 am. Cougars will now play at 11:00 and 1:00 today at Benton City Park
Cougar baseball at Carlyle today has been cancelled.
Softball will have practice today 4:45 to 6:15 at middle school
Lady Cougar softball today with Dieterich has been cancelled.
South Central Schools will dismiss @ 11:45 tomorrow for a School Improvement Day. Have a great weekend!
Our Tuesday, 4/9 varsity baseball game originally rescheduled at Ramsey will now be played in Kinmundy at Lions Field. 4:30pm start time.
SCHS students in grades 9, 10, and 11 will be taking the PSAT 8/9, 10 and SAT on 4/9/19. Test will begin promptly at 8:20 am. Attendance for this is very important. We ask that you have no appointments scheduled, kids are well rested and fed and here on time.
SCE is going to help the local Shriner's group with their fundraiser for Shriner's Hospitals for Children in St. Louis. We will collect tabs from aluminum cans. The top 3 classes that collect the most in weight will received a party. Good luck to all classes!
The SCE PTO Meeting for Thursday, April 4 has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for next Thursday April 11th @ 6:00 p.m. in the Library.
The SCE Kindergarten teachers are excited to announce screenings on Monday, April 29 from 3-6 p.m. and Tuesday, April 30 from 8:30 to noon. Current Pre-K students do not need to registers. Please call the SCE office @ 547-7696 for further information or to schedule a screening.
Baseball game vs Ramsey has been rescheduled on 4/9/19 @ 4:30 @ Ramsey
Tentative Calendar for 2019-2020 School Year https://www.southcentralschools.org/o/district/browse/50095
Cougar baseball vs Altamont has been rescheduled on 4/1/19 @ 4:30 @ Kinmundy
Lady Cougar softball at Vandalia has been postponed until tomorrow 3/26 at 4:30 p.m. JV innings to follow Varsity.
Cougar baseball vs Altamont has been cancelled for today. A reschedule date is to be determined.
The 8th grade Lady Falcons Volleyball team will be playing tonight in SECTIONALSl The game will begin at 6:30pm in Louisville. It will be played at North Clay High School. Let's pack the gym in Navy & Silver & support our Lady Falcons!
All SCES yearbook orders are due today.
As usual on these mornings where wind chills are very cold please wait inside until you see the bus. Buses may be delayed in some areas of the district tomorrow morning where snow is present. For all those driving, especially high school drivers, give yourself time to get to school. Be careful and arrive safely.
Graduation dates have been set. South Central Middle School - May 16, 2019 at 7 p.m. South Central High School - May 17, 2019 at 7 p.m.
All South Central Schools will be dismissing today at 1:30pm due to impending weather.
Dental Safari will be held @ the ES on Mar. 7th. Applications are due this Friday, Mar. 1st.You can complete it online @ dentalsafaricompany.com or call the office for an application to be sent home. Proof of Dental Exams for all K-2nd grade students are due by May 15th.
The AR Reward Trip will take place on Wed. Feb 27th. The bus will leave at 9:00 a.m. Students will return to the school for lunch. On Friday this week we will dismiss @ 11:45 for a SI Day. The student's Class WOW reward party will be held that morning before dismissing early.
Due to a power outage, SCMS will be dismissing at 12:00pm. All other South Central Schools will dismiss at the regular time. The phone lines are also down with the power, so we are able to receive any calls at this time. Sorry for the inconvenience.
As of 8:38 a.m. we have a power source issue at South Central Middle School and South Central Unit Office. We are making due until we get a firm estimate from Ameren on the restore time. The buildings are still warm and we are continuing in the classrooms as normally as possible. We will release further information as it becomes available.
SCE will have meatloaf for lunch on Thursday and Pizza for lunch on Friday.
South Central Schools will be cancelled tomorrow, Wednesday, January 30 due to frigid temps and windchills forecasted.
If you need a place to stay warm, Kinmundy Christian Church (225 S. Monroe St.). is open for you. Josh will be there and I am sure he will have hot coffee as well!
Bus riders please wait inside tomorrow morning (Friday) until the bus arrives. We are expecting frigid temperatures tomorrow as well as next week. Winter coats, hats, and gloves are necessary and recommended to wear this time of year.
Please expect buses to be delayed in some areas of the district tomorrow morning. For all those driving, especially high school drivers, give yourself time to get to school. Take your time when traveling on country roads. We want you to get to school safely even if that means you are a few minutes late. Thanks
Cougar basketball today bs Dieterich is cancelled
The SCE Lunch Menu for Tuesday, Jan. 22nd and Thursday, Jan. 24th will be swapped next week. We will be having Goulash on Tuesday and Chicken Strips on Thursday. Have a great three day weekend.
Thanks to All who donated, worked, purchased, and sponsored fundraising efforts for Haven. Very Proud of the SC Family and entire SC Community. Thanks so much for a successful Purple Game night! K. Herdes
Good afternoon! In addition to Kenna's fight we are also joining Haven Mueller, a SCHS student, in his fight. SCHS is hosting a Purple Game tomorrow night for Haven. Please join us in wearing purple to school tomorrow to show our support for Haven.
As part of our state report card, a portion of our report is based on feedback from our parents. Please take a moment to complete the South Central Elementary survey using the following link. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
SCMS Student Council will be hosting a blood drive tomorrow 1/15 from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the cafeteria. Donors can schedule an appointment by going to redcrossblood.org.
PTO games for tomorrow have been canceled.
Lady Cougar basketball at Altamont tomorrow has been cancelled. There will be no practice .
Cougar basketball with Dieterich for tonight has been cancelled due to possible weather conditions. The game has been rescheduled for Saturday Jan. 19 with Fresh/Soph starting at 4:00 pm.
In anticipation of the weather coming tomorrow evening, we are moving the boy's basketball game tomorrow night vs Dieterich up to a 5 p.m. JV start with varsity following. There will be no F/S game.
Good Morning. As part of our state report card, a portion of our report is based on feedback from our parents. Please take a moment to complete the South Central High School survey using the following link. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
Welcome back! As part of our state report card, a portion of our report is based on feedback from our parents. Please take a moment to complete the South Central Elementary survey using the following link. https://survey.5-essentials.org/illinois/?target_name=parent
Students in ECE and K-5 will be participating in creating a themed basket in support of Kennah Hiestand's Benefit on Jan. 25th. If you would like to participate please send donations to your classroom teacher by Friday, January 4th. Thank You. Welcome back to school!
The Lady Cougars are at Dieterich. They will play Casey at 11:30 a.m. and Newton at 2:30 p.m. Bus times are 9:30 MS and 9:40 HS. Good Luck to all!
Good Morning Cougar Fans! It is holiday tournament time. The Cougars are at Vandalia today. They will play Meridian at 12:30 p.m. and Vandalia at 8:00 pm. Bus times are 10:10 MS and 10:20 HS.
This is a reminder that the lady Cougar basketball game with North Clay that was cancelled due to weather was rescheduled for Dec. 20 at North Clay at 6:15
Tonight’s Lady Cougar basketball game at Mulberry Grove is at 6:00 pm and there will only be 1 game.
Thursday night is the SCMS boys’ basketball “GREEN OUT for Kennah” game vs. North Clay! Put on your green, and come out and show your support for Kennah Hiestand! We will be having a 50/50 drawing and 3 point shoot at halftime! All proceeds will go to support Kennah!
Congratulations to Miriam Blomberg, Deidre Hall and Logan Lotz for being named Illinois State Scholars. http://www.isac.org/students/before-college/college-career-planning/state-scholar/marion-county.html
Congratulations to Logan Lotz on making the All-Tournament Team at the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tournament.
Congratulations to Coach Doerhing and the SC Cougars for taking 3rd place at the Mulberry Grove Thanksgiving Tourney
Mid term grades will be sent home with all High School students tomorrow, November 20.
South Central Schools are canceled for tomorrow.
South Central Elementary will be dismissing early on Friday @ 11:45. Call the office if you need to make different transportation arrangements for your student. Have a great weekend everyone.
If your student is wanting picture retakes they must fill out a new form and bring original packet of pictures. If your student does not bring home a picture retake form and wish to have their pictures please either call the office in the morning or come in. Thanks.
SCHS Class of 2021 - Texas Roadhouse rolls will be here tomorrow. Please pick up between 3-5 p.m. in the High School cafeteria. Thank you.
SCMS Lady Falcons Basketball game for tonight has been cancelled. There will be no practice!
The SC Lady Cougars basketball team is offering team apparel through Fan Cloth. The web address is http://shop.fancloth.com/62838/454799 to see available items. Sales end November 12, 2018.
The MS/HS choir will be holding their fall concert tonight at 7 p.m. at the HS. Please come out and enjoy the show! Choir students should arrive by 6:30 and may wear a Halloween costume if they wish.
Reminder that SCMS is celebrating Red Ribbon Week this week. The theme for tomorrow is Pajama Day!
This a reminder that there is a basketball skills camp at the high school tomorrow Oct. 27 from 9:00 to 10:30 am for any boys in grades Kindergarten thru 5th grade.
Please disregard the previous phone number and use 618-288-7896. This will direct you to the office. Sorry for the inconvenience.
DRESS SALE SC Post Prom Formal Dress Sale Shopping is Saturday, October 27 from noon-4 p.m. Accepting dresses on Fri, Oct 26, 5-7 p.m. and Saturday, 9-11 a.m. @ South Central Elementary School. You can bring any and all dresses to sell for $5 a dress or $2 for jewelry or shoes.
SCE Parent-Teacher Conferences are this coming Thursday from 3:00 to 7:00 and Friday from 8:00 to noon. Give us a call and schedule your appointment today. 618-547-7696.
SCMS Falcon Basketball Apparel Orders are due Sunday, Oct. 28th https://southcentralfalconsbasketball.itemorder.com/sale
The SC Sportsbooster Club will be handing out a free gift to all SC Students who attend tonight's SCHS Volleyball game in Farina! Come cheer on the Lady Cougars & pack the gym in Navy & Silver! Fresh/Soph game will begin at 5:15pm. Be on the lookout for more freebies during the SC Basketball games this year!
Just a reminder for all elementary students to please wear coats to school. We will continue to go out for recess. You can have students wear coats each day or send one to stay at school. We want to keep the kids as warm as possible.
We are in the SCE office to make your Parent-Teacher Conference appointments. Can't wait to hear from you, give us a call today.
Pee Wee Basketball and Cheer forms will be taken through Monday. Please send the $25 fee with the form. Thanks. Have a great weekend.
The bracket for the 2018 NTC Volleyball Tournament is available under Documents/High School.
SCE will dismiss early today @ 11:45. Have a great extra long weekend. We will see you all next Tuesday!
On Saturday (10/6), SC Sports Booster Club will be hosting a Drive 4 Ur School at Engel Bros Ford in Farina. It will begin at 9am & will end at 1pm. The Sports Booster Club has a chance to raise $8,000! This is a fantastic way to support our SC Sports & test drive a NEW car!
SCMS Parent Teacher Conferences will be Oct 25th 3 pm - 7 pm and Oct 26th 8 am - 12 pm. Please call the school office to schedule your appointments.
SCE Parent-Teacher Conferences are on Thurs. Oct. 25 from 3-7 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to noon. Please call the office to schedule and appointment.
South Central FFA members had a really great time during 3rd hour ag business class, homeroom, and 4th hour Intro to Ag with chapter visits. Huge thank you goes out to the entire Section 19 Officer Team and State FFA treasurer Taylor Hartke. The students had the opportunity to build towers to help elevate their goals. They also learned about making SMART short, intermediate, and long term goals.
Here is the link for the Spirit wear orders: https://yipesonline.tuosystems.com/stores/southcentralcougars Please contact Shelby or Kanady with any questions.
SCMS boy’s basketball will be having open gym sessions on Oct. 2nd, 4th, 9th, and 11th until 5:15pm
Reminder: SCE Picture Day is tomorrow. If you need a picture form sent home with your student today please call the office and let us know. The pictures taken tomorrow will be used in the yearbook even if you do not wish to purchase them.
All items ordered from the SCES Little Caesar’s pizza fundraiser will arrive tomorrow. Just a reminder to please pick up your orders.
Come on out to Forest Park in Shelbyville today! Your South Central Falcons Baseball team will be playing in the Regional Championship game tonight against Stewardson-Strasburg. The game will start at 4:00pm.
There is a change in bus departure for Cougar baseball tomorrow 9/14/18 at Brownstown. The bus will leave at 3:00 pm from Lions Field in Kinmundy.
Come on out to Webster Family Park tonight in Kinmundy! Your South Central Lady Falcons Softball team will be playing in the Regional Championship game tonight against St. Anthony. The game will start at 4:30pm. The concession stand will be serving brats, hot dogs, pork burgers, lemon shake-ups, & all the usual ball park goodies! Let's fill the bleachers with navy & silver!
Cougar baseball rainout vs Windsor/Stew-Stras on 9/7/18 has been rescheduled on Monday 9/24/18 @ 4:30 pm @ Lions Field in Kinmundy.
The SCMS softball regional scheduled for tomorrow has been rescheduled for Monday at 4:30pm due to incoming weather. The championship game will be played on Tuesday at 4:30pm.
Today's HS baseball game with WSS has been cancelled.
Attention Junior and Senior parents: there will be a POST PROM meeting on Sunday Sept. 9 @ the Kinmundy Christian Church @ 6:00 pm
The SCES PTO will meet tomorrow evening in the library at 6:00.
Cougar baseball picks up a conference win vs Dieterich 8-1
Today's baseball game with Dieterich will be played at 7 p.m. not 4:30 p.m as originally posted in the daily announcements.
Cougar baseball picks up a win on the road at Cisne 10-2. Back in action tomorrow at Kinmundy at 4:30 vs Webber and at 7:00 vs Neoga
Fourth grade band sign ups are tomorrow after school until 6:30.
Cougar baseball suffers a tough loss at Altamont today 5-4. Back in action Thursday at Cisne at 4:15
The Sports Booster Tourney scheduled for today has been canceled due to weather.
The South Central Sportsbooster Softball & Baseball tourney for today 8/25 has been cancelled.
SCMS Softball today 8/24 at Field has been cancelled due to rain. Girls will practice until 4:30pm in the gym.
HS baseball today 8/24/18 at St. Anthony has been cancelled due to rain.
Baseball game vs Webber has been rescheduled on 8/31/18 @4:30 @ Kinmundy and then we will play Neoga at 7:00
ELEMENTARY OPEN HOUSE TONIGHT!!! We would like to invite everyone to Open House tonight from 6:00 -7:00 p.m. Come meet your child's teacher and see their classroom! We hope everyone will be able to attend!
SCMS softball game for today has been moved to Webster field. Players need to be at the field at 3:30pm
WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!!! The Elementary teachers and staff are so excited about starting this school year! The teachers are working hard to get their classrooms ready! It's going to be GREAT year! We will see you on Friday, August 17 for our first day of school!!!
High School Volleyball tryouts are August 9&10. We will go from 8-10 a.m. Various coaches will be there to help with tryouts. ALL physicals and proof of insurance must be completed before the 9th.
High School baseball practice will start on Aug. 8. Practice starts at 5:00 for all incoming freshmen and 6:00 for sophomores, juniors and seniors. All players must have a physical in order to be eligible to participate.
South Central Registration is August 8th (11-7) August 9th (9-12) Hope to see you there!