SA Orientation and Schedule Pick-Up Thursday July 20

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Jun 262017

Parents and students may come in between the hours of 10 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. or between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to pick up student schedules.  This is also the time when students can find their classrooms and lockers.  Please enter door #1.



Students entering grade 6 are also required to have two additional booster shots, MCV and Tdap.  On Monday, August 21, 2017, Perry Township will exclude students who are not current with vaccinations from attending school.  Please check your child’s shot record and with submit a complete record to school or have your child vaccinated.



Southport Academy Honor’s Day

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May 232017

Southport Academy honored more than 260 students for their outstanding effort and achievement.

We also had the privilege of awarding three scholarships.  Devi Canseco Lopez received the Carolynn Weiss Spell Bowl Award from Homecroft Elementary.  She was awarded $1000 that will be placed into a college savings account.  Daniel Vidal received $200 to use for college costs and Austin McNeil received $500 to help with his college costs. Both are Seniors at Southport High School and were students at SA during the 2010-2011 school year.  The SA Scholarships received by the young men were funded by the Southport Academy Staff..


Congratulations to all of ours students!!!!






Food Rescue Club

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May 192017

Students from the Food Rescue club celebrated with an end of the year pizza party. They rescued food each day from the cafeteria that was not eaten by students.  The food was then counted and packaged to be donated to local food shelters.  Thanks to all the students for their efforts and hard work!!!

Zitlali Cuchcatla, Mary Pittman, Jasmin Brumley, Kenny Vazquez
Brandon Carreon, Cordelia Siler
Not Pictured:
Michelle Torres, Genesis Parrish, Olivia Graphman, Annika Solis, Jazlyn Jackson

2017-2018 School Supply List

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May 182017



Pencil Bag
#2 Pencils
Glue Stick
Colored Pencils
Four Boxes of Kleenex (One box for first 9 weeks/semester special area classes)
Two Compositions Notebooks
Two Red Folders with fasteners
Two Blue Folders with fasteners
Four Pack of Dry Erase Markers
1 inch-Black 3 Ring Binder for Science
 Colored Pocket Folder with Fasteners for World Culture
1 inch – Light Colored 3 Ring Binder w/ pockets Choir
1 inch –Black 3 Ring Binder for Band or Orchestra
Ear Buds
Hand Sanitizer

Southport Academy is Giving Community!!!

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May 122017

Our Cardinal family is a very generous family.  Each month our students brought in donations for various charities in exchange for the opportunity to wear jeans the first Friday of the month.  We watched the summer Olympics in Rio and keeping with the Olympic spirit our first jeans day went to support our own Olympians at the RISE Learning Center.  Many in our Cardinal family have been touched by cancer and in September, October and February we were found giving to honor or in memory of someone we knew who has been touched by cancer.  November, December and March found us helping families within our community. We danced our socks off to help kids at Riley and found that many of students have been Riley kids themselves.  Our last jeans day allowed us to purchase a mattress for the Son Foundation, which provides lodging for out of town families who have a loved one receiving care at one of our outstanding area hospitals.  Thanks to all of our families who donated this year.  It only takes a small gesture of kindness to make a huge difference in someone’s life.

Rise Special Olympics—$255.12

Ovarian Cancer—$367.75

IWIN Foundation—$288.87

Hunger Inc.—$140.50

Tweet for Toys—$500.00

American Heart Association—$243.30

Pennies for Patients—$2,745.78

Habitat for Humanity—$ 261.27

Riley Dance Marathon—$347.50

SON Foundation—$228.80


Southport Academy Honors 2017 Teacher of the Year

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May 092017

The Academy staff honored Miss Emily Schafer with a celebration.  Miss Emily Schafer, Language Arts and Social Studies teacher, was selected as Southport Academy’s Teacher of the Year for 2017.  Miss Schafer began teaching  at Southport Academy in 2010.  She has been teaching in Perry Township since 2002  and began her teaching career at Douglas MacArthur Elementary..

Congratulations Miss Schafer.


United Cerebral Palsy Association Essay Winners

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May 052017

Jason Yang won 1st place and received $150.  Cameron Schonegg won 2nd place and received $75.  They entered an  essay contest sponsored by the United Cerebral Palsy Association.  Their essays  will be published in a booklet, “Attitude, The Last Barrier for People with Disabilities”.  Congratulations to both Yang and Cameron.





Academic Teams Celebrate Success!!!

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May 052017


Top row: Lydia Wisdom, Jackie Coy, Samantha Trahan

2nd Row: Zoe Arnold, Andrea Cerda-Duran, Thomas VanVlymen
3rd Row: Breanna Reed, Kyiah Strode, Matthew Ritchie, Jaekwon Akins
4th Row: Jason Yang, Kaitlin Osborne, Rachel Cummings, Sam Brookshire
5th Row: Kham Thangngan, Madelyn Sage, Kaitlynn Miner
Bottom Row: Mark Malone, Colton Matthews, Jazlyn Jackson, Kaydence  Hunt, Christina Quach
Not Pictured: Ariana Williams, Aidan Kelley, Nathaniel Powell, Billy Rust, Breyana Jones, Robert Bawi, Dylan Gray, Russell Waltman