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Second Grade
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Contact Information

211 W. Douglas
Effingham, IL 62401
PH: 217/540-1530
Fax: 217/540-1559


South Side School

Our mission is to provide the best education possible using all of our available resources in the most efficient manner possible. 

Effingham offers programs that focus on the student as a whole and that serve children from early childhood to young adulthood. 

Visitors are Welcome!
You are always welcome at the school; however, VISITORS TO SCHOOL ARE REQUIRED BY STATE LAW TO REPORT TO THE OFFICE whenever they enter a school building. Please make sure you stop at the office to sign in and sign out when entering and leaving the building and wear a badge for the safety of the students. Thank you!

Check it out!  There is more information on the "Newsletter-South"  link.




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Crazy Day at South Side


                    "Crazy Clothes Day"


Dinosaurs 1

Dr. Poelker is showing the students the lengths of some dinosaurs. He

had many samples of fossils and answered questions about their size

and how they lived.



The 2nd graders are learning about Hawaii.  Dr. Kirk told the students

about his time living there.  He explained the many landmarks, Pearl

Harbor, the scenery, and other interesting information.

South Side News

J. Jenkins proudly displays the triangle that he made.
South Side News

Fields class

H. Flowers proudly displays the triangle that he made.


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