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    MASKS REQUIRED:  Because the COVID-19 incident rate in Pulaski County is greater than 25 cases per 100,000, masks are required for staff and students the week of January 24 - 28, 2022.  Masks are also required at the ATC.

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Parent pick up times and areas

Parent Pick up Release times and area; 

Kindergarten and First gradePPU at 3:10 pm, out the gymnasium doors in the parking lot.

Fourth grade and Fifth grade:  PPU at 3:20 pm, out the gymnasium doors in the parking lot.

Second grade and Third grade: PPU at 3:10 pm at the north end of the buidling. 

The procedure has not changed from last school year, older students will go to the younger sibling  for parent release. 

Parents, please be patient during this process and observe safety. 

Attendance policy

School attendance is of the utmost importance for the success of your child!!

School starts at 8:10 am. A child is considered tardy when he/ she gets to school after 8:10 AM and leaves school before 3:05 PM. 

A student is considered a habitual truant when he/ she has more than six (6) un-excused events; tardies or full days.  Parents can use 6 parent notes and 10 Dr. notes to excuse an absence. Excuses need to be turned within 5 days of the absence


Parent drop off in the morning.

All parent drop off in the mornings is at the gym doors.  Parents, please be patient, we unload over 220 cars every morning. Your help would be greatly appreciated by having your student ready to get out; mask on, backpack ready, student at the correct side of the car for the drop off.  

Staff is outside to help your child when they get out of the car. Please do not hold up the line by getting out of the car to help your child. We are trying to unload 5 cars at the time. 

Parents should not use the staff parking lot to unload students and walk them across the bus road to get to the gym. This is a safety hazard for your child and yourself. 

School starts at 8:10 am, gym doors will close at that time. 






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News & Announcements

Stuff the Bus Appreciation

Commonwealth Journal by Janie Slaven:  The Pulaski County School System is expressing their appreciation for the community support they received participating in the toy and supply drive to help survivors of the December 11 tornado outbreak in western Kentucky. 

Pulaski County Schools collected items as part of the "Stuff the Bus" campaign coordinated through Kentucky Educational Development Corporation and other Eastern Kentucky school districts, which then traveled by caravan to the impacted counties on December 20.  Read the entire article HERE   Click the article title to see photos.


Enrolling new students to Southern Elementary

Parents, all enrollments of new students need to be completed online via the Online Registration link.


Padres, todas las inscripciones de estudiantes deben completarse a través del enlace de registro en línea.


માતાપિતા, વિદ્યાર્થીઓની તમામ નોંધણી ઓનલાઇન નોંધણી લિંક દ્વારા પૂર્ણ કરવાની જરૂર છે.

School attendance "refresher"!!


Attached to this news article is the Attendance portion of the Pulaski County School district Code of Conduct. Please familiarize yourself with this information.

School attendance is of the utmost importance for your child to be successful in school and in life. 

Students with chronic absences have skill levels one to two years below their peers!



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The vision for Southern Elementary students is that every student is proficient and prepared for success by becoming college and career ready.

The purpose of Southern Elementary is to provide a safe, dynamic learning environment where ALL students are challenged at high levels while partnering with parents, students, and community members so they may become proficient members in our ever-changing society.