Southern Hills Elementary has been recognized as a "Top Gains" school. Thanks to the hard work of our team, our students have seen substantial growth in their individual academic performance. We are proud of the men and women who have gathered around these students and very proud of our students for all of their hard work. Dr. Lamar Goree, Superintendent of Caddo Parish Public Schools, released a video on the Caddo Parish website discussing this award. Our Southern Hills Elementary team is showcased on the video. You can see the video by clicking on the image below.
Principal of the Year
Dr. Lamar Goree, Superintendent of Caddo Parish Public Schools, has recently named Mr. Jesse Scott as the Caddo Parish School Board Elementary Principal of the Year! He was selected for this award because of his commitment to academic excellence and increasing opportunities for students. Mr. Scott's door is always open to provide children with the best educational experiences possible. Keeping the culture of the school positive has been essential to his success, as well as keeping lines of communication open among staff, students, and parents. We are so thankful to have a man of integrity, such as Mr. Scott, leading our school.
Teacher of the Year
We are proud to announce Mrs. Meyocha K. Mullen-Johnson has been named Teacher of the Year! Ask anyone who knows her, you’ll find she is a person who contains great leadership qualities, enthusiasm, professionalism, and the ability to create a student-centered classroom environment where active learning takes place. Ask her students about her, you’ll discover she’s a person who passionately believes in her students and cares for every individual child and their needs.
Student of the Year
We would like to honor a special young lady, Ms. Makayla Williams. Makayla has been named our Southern Hills 2017-2018 Student of the Year! She has attended Southern Hills since Pre-K and is currently in fifth grade. She has had a grade point average of 4.0 since third grade! Makayla has been involved in National Elementary Honor Society, K-Kids, Discoveries, and plays violin in Strings. We cannot wait to see all the great things that will happen through this amazing young lady.
Our Community Supporters!
At Southern Hills Elementary, we are committed to believing in our students. We believe with the strongest of convictions that our students can and will develop the skills they need to be good citizens and productive members of society. That strongly held belief among our team is why we spend countless hours serving our students, our parents, and our community. Recently, members of our community have seen how amazing our school and students are every day. They have honored us in a variety of ways.
Southern Hills Elementary is thankful for having such an amazing community that surrounds us and supports us with all of our endeavors. We would like to say thank you to Brookwood Baptist Church and The Healing Place for all the support they have given to Southern Hills. We appreciate their generosity and dedication to our students. Each of these churches have been partners with our Southern Hills team for a number of years.
For the last several years Brookwood Baptist Church has been serving our school community. Most recently they helped by sponsoring our Southern Hills Elementary Awards Celebration. They have provided snacks, games, and words of encouragement to affirm the great work our students have achieved.
The Healing Place has been partnering with us for the last 10 years to help with events, office work, and one of our favorite occasions, the "Hero Of The Month." Each month, The Healing Place presents a member of our team with a "Hero of the Month" sign and gift cards to say thank you for their dedication and commitment to the Southern Hills Community.