Fall Exams 2022

Fall Final Exams  - Wednesday, January 11 (1st and 3rd) and Thursday, January 12, 2023 (2nd and 4th)

 Exam Policy Reminders

Make-up exam opportunities will be granted only with a valid medical note or pre-approval by Dr. Dukes. (Do not schedule vacations on exam days)
Students will not be dismissed from class during exam Blocks. (Do not schedule medical appointments on exam days)
Daily attendance is required for all students in all classes until the last day of each semester. (Remember - max 5 absences in semester courses and 3 in quarter courses)
Exams must be taken during the assigned exam Block. (Underclassmen may not take exams with Seniors)

Magnet Information 2023-2024

Magnet applications will be available beginning November 14 at 8AM. Parents / Guardians can visit the GCS Magnet page (linked below) and apply via Backpack.



English 2 (Writing)- December 6th

English 2 (Reading)- December 8th

Algebra 1- December 13th

US History and Constitution- December 14th

Biology 1- December 15th


All testing is conducted on-site at the student's assigned school or program. 

GCSVP students will test at their home-assigned school. The SCDE does not allow remote testing.


Parent Brochures:



After School Tutoring

We are pleased to announce Southside High School will offer after-school tutoring (Academic Overtime) for students beginning the week of September 26th.  This is an opportunity for students to receive more one-on-one assistance in any class they may need extra help.  


The tutoring sessions will be held each school day on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.  Tutoring will not take place on holidays or days when school is closed or there has been an early-release.


Bus transportation will be made available beginning October 3rd.  


Please complete this form to sign-up to attend and indicate if your student requires bus transportation.




Sex Education 2022-23

Instruction Dates


Semester 1:  September 22- October 4

Semester 2: February 14  - February 27


Parent Preview

Parents may preview the lesson topics and general outline through the district website or they may come to the school and preview the lesson details and videos at any time during school hours.  

Profile of an AVID Student

Profile of an AVID Student at Southside