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South Green Elementary School News
Thanksgiving Reading Challenge!

It is very important for students to continue to read and write over Thanksgiving Break.  Thus, we are issuing a Thanksgiving Reading Challenge!  Click here to find out more about the challenge and the incentive offered for reading over Thanksgivinng Break.

SGE 30th Anniversary Celebration

On November 23, 1987, South Green Elementary opened its doors to students.  We’re celebrating our 30th Anniversary the week of November 13-17, 2017, with special dress-up days.  We invite you to participate.


Monday, November 13--Wear SGE’s original colors: green and yellow.

Tuesday, November 14--Hats off to 30 Years: Wear a hat.

Wednesday, November 15--30 Years of Growing Leaders: Where will you be in 30 years? Dress as the career you might choose when you grow up.

Thursday, November 16--1980’s Day: Dress in the style of the decade SGE opened.

Friday, November 17--Wear SGE’s colors of today: blue and white.


We will also host a reception on Tuesday, November 14, from 5:30pm-7:00pm at South Green Elementary.  Refreshments will be served.  Guests will get a chance to share school memories with one another.  A memorabilia display and a slideshow will remind us of SGE through the years.  Former students and SGE employees, along with the whole Glasgow community, are invited to attend the reception. We look forward to seeing you!

Picture Retake Orders Due November 7

Picture retake orders are due Tuesday, November 7, 2017.

Fundraiser Item Pick Up Day is Wednesday, Oct. 11

If you child sold items for the recent fundraiser, please pick up those items from South Green Elementary on Wednesday, Oct. 11, between 2:30pm and 5:00pm.

DAV Shares Flag Etiquette

Members of Chapter 20 of the DAV recently shared flag etiquette with the student body.  They also instructed the newly installed Flag Leaders on how to properly raise and lower the flag and fold it for storage.

High Attendance Day is Sept. 20th!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017, is Kentucky's High Attendance Day.  High Attendance Day is a day set aside to highlight the importance of students being at school as much as possible. Kentucky’s High Attendance Day is sponsored by the Kentucky Directors of Pupil Personnel (KDPP) organization. The organization funds regional and state cash prizes that go directly to the winning elementary, middle and high schools.  We'd love to win High Attendance Day.  Do you best to be at school on Wednesday, September 20th!

MAP Testing

MAP Testing is in progress at South Green Elementary.  Please click here for a schedule.

National Beta Winners Recognized

South Green Elementary Beta students were recognized at the September 11, 2017 GIS Board meeting for their outstanding accomplishments at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Orlando, FL. in June.   They received 3rd place in Group Talent and Emory Gardner received 2nd place in Speech.

SGE PTO Night at McDonald's

Tuesday, September 12, 2017, is SGE PTO Night at the Glasgow McDonald's.  A percentage of inside sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to the SGE PTO.

Food Drive for Community Relief--Deadline Extended!

Community Relief Fund is once again collecting nonperishable food items for our local food pantry. To help our community and show support of Community Relief, South Green Elementary will be collecting nonperishable food items for the pantry. Those items will be presented to Dr. Mody as part of our Patriots Day Program on September 11. This is definitely a “Think Win-Win” (Habit 4) opportunity. The classroom that collects the most items will receive their choice of a popcorn party, snow cone party, or cotton candy party compliments of South Green FRC. All nonperishable food items are due to South Green by Friday, September 8.

School Picture Orders Due!

School picture orders are due back to school by Monday, September 11, 2017.

Picture Day is August 24!

Graham Photography will be at South Green Elementary for fall pictures on Thursday, August 24, 2017.  Green screen technology will be used to allow for different backgrounds; therefore, we ask that your child not wear green on picture day.

Solar Eclipse Information for Glasgow Independent Schools

Link to letter for Glasgow Independent families and students about the upcoming eclipse.

GIS District Open Enrollment

District wide Open Enrollment will be held at each school on Thursday, July 20th from 12:00 pm until 6:00 pm.   Please go to the school that your child will be attending to enroll them.   

Superhero Ride Through the Community!

South Green Elementary, it is time to get out your capes!  Mark your calendars for our “Superhero Ride” through the community!  Come to one of the stops below to meet the SGE faculty and staff on our fun-filled “Superhero Ride” Monday, July 31st,  from 5:00pm-7:00pm. We want to start the year off by celebrating the characteristics that make South Green special; therefore, we will be dressed as superheroes to represent that we are all unique and special. Feel free to allow your child to dress up as their own superhero.  We will be handing out some superhero supplies, too. Look for the fire truck to know we are on the way! See below for the locations and times of our superhero stops.

    Superhero Stops

  1. Tara Estates/500 Lauderdale Drive (5:05-5:20)

  2. Lakeview Boulevard Apartments (5:25-5:40)

  3. Bluegrass Apartments (5:45-6:00)

  4. South Green Church of Christ/ Back parking lot (6:05-6:20)

  5. 530 Bunche Avenue (6:25-6:40)

  6. 200 Carnation Drive (6:45-7:00)

We can't wait to see you!

Cram the Cruiser

It's time to Cram the Cruiser!  The Glasgow Police Department, Barren County Sheriff's Department, and NASH ICON 103.7 are hosting their annual school drive event to benefit the students of Glasgow and Barren County on Friday, July 28, from 10am-6pm.  Please consider donating school supplies at the following locations: Wal-Mart, Dollar General (Shane Drive location), or Family Dollar (Southgate Plaza).  Please click here for more information.

SGE Back to School Bash

The South Green Elementary Back to School Bash will take place at SGE on August 3, 2017.  Please click here for more information. For information in Spanish, please click here.

Emory Gardner wins 2nd place at National Jr. Beta Convention

South Green Elementary student, Emory Gardner recently competed at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Orlando, FL.  Emory won 2nd place in the Division 1 Speech Competion.  Congratulations Emory!

South Green Elementary wins 3rd place at Nationals

South Green Elementary recently competed at the National Jr. Beta Convention in Orlando, FL.  They received 3rd place in the Division 1 Group Talent competion.  Congratulations to all the students and sponsors for working so hard for this honor!

SGE Beta Students Recognized

SGE Beta Students were recognized at the GIS Board meeting for the awards received at the Kentucky State Beta Convention.  Their awards earned them places in the Beta National Convention competitions to be held in Orlando in June.

Inquiring Minds Summer Camp

Inquiring Minds Summer Camp

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2017 State Testing Schedules

Please follow the Read More link to see the District state testing schedules.

Education Town Hall Meeting with Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt

The Kentucky Department of Education announced in early March that Education Commissioner Stephen Pruitt will be hosting a series of regional Town Hall Meetings across the Commonwealth to gather feedback from Kentuckians on a new accountability system that has been under development for the past year.  A Town Hall Meeting with Commissioner Pruitt will be held in the auditorium of Glasgow High School on Thursday, April 20 from 6:30-8:00 pm.  

Those planning to attend a Town Hall Meeting and requiring interpretive services for the deaf or hard of hearing are asked to contact Susan Palmer at the Kentucky Department of Education, susan.palmer@education.ky.gov or phone at (502) 564-3141, ext. 4805, at least a week prior to the meeting to request services. 

Kentuckians who are unable to attend the meetings, still will have the opportunity to submit their feedback.  Details can be found on Kentucky’s ESSA webpage, http://bit.ly/KYAcccountability, starting March 10.  KDE will provide updates on the meetings on its Facebook page and Twitter account @KyDeptofEd. A dedicated hashtag, #KyEdListens, also is being used for the events. 

SGE Principal Selection Timeline

South Green Elementary

Principal Selection Process

Tentative Timeline


Summer Fun Fest

The Summer Fun Fest will take place at the TJ Pavilion on April 13, 2017, from 4pm-6pm.  For more information, please click here.

Baby Safety Shower

The Barren County, Caverna, and Glasgow Family Resource and Youth Services Centers are hosting a Baby Safety Shower April 20, 2017, from 5pm-6:30pm at the Columbia Avenue Church of Christ.  For more information, please click here.

Lost and Found Notification

The SGE Lost and Found is overflowing.  All unclaimed items will be donated to charity on March 31, 2017.  If your child has lost an article of clothing or other item, please have them check the lost and found before March 31.

Special Called SBDM Meeting

Special Called SBDM meeting on Friday, March 24th at 3:30 in the school library.  The purpose of the meeting is to set a principal selection timeline and principal selection training date.

Shop at the Scholastic Book Fair!

The SGE Library is hosting a Scholastic Book Fair March 13-17, 2017.  The Book Fair is a book store set up in the library so that students may purchase their own books and school supplies.  Proceeds benefit the SGE Library. Students will have to opportunity to shop during their regularly scheduled library class or with a library pass.  The Book Fair will be open from 8:45am-3:00pm each day (closed 11:40am-12:30pm).  

You may also shop the Book Fair online March 8-21, 2017.  Items purchased online are tax exempt and will ship free to the school after the conclusion of the fair. Click here for more information. 

Congratulations, SGE Academic Team!

Congratulations to the members of the SGE Academic Team.  They took first place overall at the District 39  Governor's Cup competition on February 11, 2017, making them the District Champions!

Quick Recall Team - 2nd place

Josh Elmlinger, Elleri Haynes, Rohan Jain, Colby Brewster, Walker Thornbury, Avery Grieshop, Audrey Crain, Diya Nair, Caroline Bishop, Kinsley Myers, Sriram Muppala

Future Problem Solving - 2nd place

Zachary VanderMolen, Jerry Zacarias, Sydney Kuykendall, Kate Hans


Rylan Furlong - 1st

Rohan Jain - 5th


Gracyn Wellman - 3rd

Josh Elmlinger - 3rd

Language Arts

Caroline Bishop - 2nd

Kate Hans - 4th

Arts and Humanities

Elleri Haynes - 1st

Caroline Bishop - 2nd

Colby Brewster - 5th


Kate Hans - 1st

Audrey Crain - 5th

Social Studies

Rad Gentry - 4th

SGE Spelling Bee

Congratulations to Rohan Jain for winning the SGE Spelling Bee!  We also congratulate our runner-up, Mahdhi Zulfiquar!

SGE PTO Night at Glasgow McDonald's

It's SGE PTO Night at the Glasgow McDonald's.  SGE PTO will earn a donation from inside counter orders between 5pm and 8pm today. 

Yearbooks For Sale!

SGE yearbooks are now on sale.  Please click here for more information.

Entrepreneur Fair

SGE’s annual Entrepreneur Fair will be December 2nd and 5th. Kindergarten and First Grade will shop at the Entrepreneur Fair on Dec. 2nd.  Second, Third, and Fourth Grades will shop at the Entrepreneur Fair on Dec. 5th. You child will have the opportunity to spend money ($0.25 - $1.00) on various goods and services offered by our 5th grade students.  This is an excellent opportunity to discuss with your child how to earn and spend money wisely.

Cookies with Santa

Come out for a PTO fun family night with Santa!  Cookies, Songbirds, Reading, and an option to purchase pictures with Santa. Thursday 12-8-16 5-7PM.

First Responder of the Year Nominations Being Accepted

First Responder of the Year nominations are being accepted now through September 5, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

Scholastic Book Fair Oct. 23-27

The SGE Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair October 23-27, 2017.  The Book Fair will be open each day from 8:30am to 2:15pm (Closed 9:30am-10:30am for inventory, restock, and staff lunch). Forms of payment accepted are cash, check (made payable to SGE), or credit (cardholder must be present).  The Book Fair is a great time for your student to build his or her personal library while raising funds for the school library. If you have any questions, please email laura.johnson@glasgow.kyschools.us.  

Children's Day Celebration Tonight!

The 2017 Children's Day Celebration will be from 6pm-8pm on November 20.  

Childrens Day

T-Shirt Orders Due November 21

SGE is offering several t-shirts for sale.  Please click here to access an order form with pictures of the various t-shirts.  Orders with payment are due Tuesday, November 21, 2017.

Red Ribbon Week--Oct. 23rd-27th

Red Ribbon Week is observed Oct. 23rd-27th.  Please click here to learn more about Red Ribbon Week.

Students are encouraged to participate in Red Ribbon Week's special dress-up days:

Monday 10/23--Wear red

Tuesday 10/24--Wear a superhero shirt or dress as a superhero

Wednesday 10/25--Wear boots or Western-style clothing/Orange

Thursday 10/26--Wear a lei or Hawaiian-style clothes

Friday 10/27--Wear blue and white and tennis shoes 

Picture Retakes Oct. 19

Retakes for School Pictures will be taken on Thursday, Oct. 19th.  Students needing their picture retaken should not wear green on this day.

Ready, Set, Grow University

Is your child starting Kindergarten soon? Are you looking for something to help prepare them for a Kindergarten classroom setting? As a parent, would you like information to ease your child’s transition into school? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, Ready, Set, Grow University is the answer for you! Please click here for more information.

Angel Tree Applications

Angel Tree Applications will be accepted at the Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library from September 25 through September 27, 2017.  Please click here for more information.

SGE Drama Club Presents The Little Mermaid Jr.

Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. is playing at Glasgow High School Auditorium starting on Thursday, November 2nd, at 6:00p.m. for opening night and Friday, November 3rd, at 6:00 p.m. for the final performance. The 60-minute musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 2008 Broadway production and the 1989 animated feature film. The Kindergarten through 5th Grade cast contains approximately 58 students from South Green Elementary led by Music Teacher, Tambra Cambron, with Co-Directors, Holly Alexander and Lorraine Elleman.

A performance of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR.  is open to the public. Tickets will go on sale October 11th, and can be purchased at South Green Elementary each morning between the hours of 7:00- 8:30 a.m. or at the door. Admission is $7. For more information, call 270-651-3806.

Strut Your Scottie Calendar Contest

The Glasgow High School FCCLA club is hosting our 1st Annual Strut Your Scottie Pride Contest..  The 2017 Strut Your Scottie Calendar Contest is  for Glasgow Independent School Elementary students K-5.  The top twelve contestants will be featured in a Glasgow Scottie themed 2018 calendar to be sold in the community.


School Supply Lists Available

Please click here to access the 2017-2018 School Supply Lists or click the link on the menu to the left.

Shop at Amazon.com to benefit SGE PTO

Do you shop via Amazon.com?  If so, you could be shopping to benefit the SGE Parent Teacher Organization. 

 By clicking here and shopping like you normally would, Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchases back to South Green.  Once you choose SGE PTO as your AmazonSmile charity, Amazon will even remind you to use it when you shop.  Please share this information with your friends and family and help us make the school the best it can be!


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South Green Elementary School
300 James T Rogers Road
Glasgow, KY 42141  

Phone: (270) 651-3806 
Fax: (270) 651-8957