William Butler Yeats

“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

-William Butler Yeats


Friday, June 5, 2020

Year's Calendar 2020-21

South Side Schoolhouse Homeschool
Co-Op Calendar 2020-21
Date - TBAPark Day/Early Enrollment
August 17 - 20Beginning Band Camp
August 21First Day of Class
November 27NO CLASS - Happy Thanksgiving Break!
December 11Concert & Art Show
December 18 -
January 1
NO CLASS - Merry Christmas Break! See you back January 8th!
January 8Classes Resume
April 2NO CLASS - Spring Break
April 9NO CLASS - MPE Conference
May 14Last Class of Day
May 21FIELD DAY & END OF YEAR PICNIC (Built-in Snow Day Make-up)

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Class Schedule for 2020/2021 School Year

South Side SnugglersSouth Side SweetiesSouth Side SuperstarsSouth Side ScholarsSouth Side SavantsSS Striders Band
(Birth up to 2 yr)(2 & 3 yr olds)(Grades 4 years/PreK-2)(Grades 3-6)(Jr. & Sr. High)
7:00 AM
Optional Ensembles
7:30 AMCheck-in & Drop-off; Free Playtime
8:00 AM
Free Play, Breakfast, etc.
Fine Motor Skills Activities
Book Nook
Art
Yearbook
Percussion 8-9am
8:15 AM
8:30 AMStorytime
Sign Language
8:45 AMFree Playtime
9:00 AM
Introduce Activity
Painting
History
Art
March/Symph Band 9-11am
9:15 AM
9:30 AM
Exploring Rhythms & Instruments
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Morning Nap for our Smallest Snugglers
PE
Hands-on Math & Logic
Integrated Chem & Phys -OR- Gen Science
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Bubbles & Bouncing with Music
10:45 AM
Five in a Row & Learning Centers
Literature Hands-On Discussion
11:00 AM
Touch 'n Feel Textures
CIRCLETIME: Fingerplays
11:15 AM
11:30 AM---LUNCH---
12:00 PM
Free Play, Diapers, Nap Prep
Bathroom, Wiggles, Wind Down...
PE
Suprise Me
Hands-on Math & Logic -OR- Economics
Concert Band 12-1:30pm
12:15 PM
12:30 PM
A Sleepy Story & Quiet Time
Geography through Five in a Row
Science
12:45 PM
Career Exploration
1:00 PM
Story, Snuggles, Afternoon Nap
Art
1:15 PM
1:30 PM
Free Playtime
PE
Psychology -OR- World View
Beginning Woodwinds 1:30-2:10pm
1:45 PM
2:00 PM
Music & Movement
2:15 PM
Performing Lit -OR- Leadership
Beginning Brass 2:10-2:50pm
2:30 PM
Sensory Science Sensation
Science
Geography
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Introduce Afternoon Activity
Art
Sign Language
CO-ED PE
Beginning Percussion 2:50-3:30pm
3:15 PM
3:30 PM
Storytime
Elementary Music
Sign Language
Elementary Music
3:45 PMBubbles & Music
4:00 PM
2020-2021 School Year

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Hot off the press...

Hello! I'm excited to say that plans for the 2020-2021 school year at South Side Schoolhouse are underway. You may click on the age group pages to the right to view descriptions of the learning opportunities waiting just for you! If you are having trouble viewing course descriptions via the links to the right, you may also click the link below to view my original document in its entirety.


Looking forward to hearing from you,
Jody White
South Side Schoolhouse Director

Saturday, August 10, 2019

South Side Schoolhouse 2019-2020
Story of the World: Volume 2
Reading assignments are due on dates given so material can be discussed in class that day.


Week 1: August 23 Introduction
Chapter 1: The Glory That Was Rome
Week 2: August 30 Chapter 2: The Early Days of Britain
Chapter 3: Christianity Come to Britain
Week 3: September 6 Chapter 4: The Byzantine Empire
Week 4: September 13 Chapter 5: The Medieval Indian Empire
Week 5: September 20 Chapter 6: The Rise of Islam
Chapter 7: Islam Becomes an Empire
Week 6: September 27 Chapter 8: The Great Dynasties of China
Week 7: October 4 Chapter 9: East of China
Week 8: October 11 Chapter 10: The Bottom of the World
Week 9: October 18 Chapter 11: The Kingdom of the Franks
Week 10: October 25 Chapter 12: The Islamic Invasion 
Week 11: November 1 Chapter 13: The Great Kings of France
Week 12: November 8 Chapter 14: The Arrival of the Norsemen
Week 13: November 15 Chapter 15: The First Kings of England
Chapter 16: England After the Conquest
Week 14: November 22 Chapter 17: Knights and Samurai
*November 29 - Happy Thanksgiving - NO CLASSES*


Week 15: December 6 Chapter 18: The Age of the Crusades
Week 16: December 13 Chapter 19: A New Kind of King
Chapter 20: The Diaspora


*December 16-January 1 - Merry Christmas - NO CLASSES*

Week 17: January 3 Chapter 21: The Mongols Devastate the East
Week 18: January 10 Chapter 22: Exploring the Mysterious East
Week 19: January 17 Chapter 23: The First Russians
Week 20: January 24 Chapter 24: The Ottoman Empire
Chapter 25: The End of the World
Week 21: January 31 Chapter 26: France and England at War
Chapter 27: War for the English Throne
Week 22: February 7 Chapter 28: The Kingdoms of Spain & Portugal
Week 23: February 14 Chapter 29: African Kingdoms
Week 24: February 21 Chapter 30: India Under the Moghuls
Week 25: February 28 Chapter 31: Exploring New Worlds
Week 26: March 6 Chapter 32: The American Kingdoms
Week 27: March 13 Chapter 33: Spain, Portugal, and the New 
World
*March 20 - Spring Break - NO CLASSES*


Week 28: March 27 Chapter 34: Martin Luther’s New Ideas


*April 3 - Homeschool Conference - NO CLASSES*


Week 29: April 10 Chapter 35: The Renaissance
Week 30: April 17 Chapter 36: Reformation & Counter 
Reformation
Chapter 37: The New Universe 
Week 31: April 24 Chapter 38: England’s Greatest Queen
Chapter 39: England’s Greatest Playwright
Week 32: May 1 Chapter 40: New Ventures to the Americas
Chapter 41: Explorations in the North
Week 33: May 8 Chapter 42: Empires Collide
End of Year Review