Southern Elementary

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The mission of Southern Elementary School is to create a collaborative community that ensures all students achieve athigh levels and graduate prepared to excel in a global society.

*********  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 Dawn Justice at:

Click here to email Dawn Justice



All students must have a transportation verification form on file by the first day of school!

Verification forms have been mailed out with your welcome packet (hot pink paper).  Please fill out the form at your earliest convenience and mail it back to Southern Elementary or drop it by the front office during the week. Parents who do not submit the form prior to the first day of school should expect to receive a phone call and/or home visit to obtain this information.

Please submit transportation forms ASAP!

Dolphin Club Afterschool Program






Important Dates for upcoming events

Stop sign





NO SCHOOL - Monday, August 21 - Eclipse day




5th Grade Field Trip - Tuesday, August 29


Open House


Family Night/ Open House - Thursday, September 21



2017-2018 School Supply List k-5

Click the image below to access the supply list for all grade levels.  If you have questions or concerns please contact your teacher.


School supplies backpack







Inclement weather decisions information:
Bus Route Finder -- Families can plug in their home address to see their children's bus stops, bus numbers and pickup times.

Please take time to get involved in your child's/grandchild's education by volunteering in their classroom, library, field trips, or events planned by the school. You will need to fill out a Volunteer Application and then you will be ready!

Fayette County School District offers MealpayPlus online Prepayment System.