Extracurricular Activities

ACSI Events
Spelling Bee
Southside is the host school for the regional Spelling Bee. Regional schools send 2 top spellers from 1st – 8th grade to compete. The top 2 spellers from 5th-8th grade then advance to the Spell Off. The top 3 spellers are eligible to compete in the state Spelling Bee.

Speech Meet
This event is for 1st-8th graders. Students choose from a selection of poems, fables and folklore, or Scriptures to prepare and present to a panel of judges.

Math Olympics
This event is for 3rd-8th graders. Competitors take four 11 minute math tests. The tests are scored and students receive certificates or ribbons based on their ranking. This testing is done by grade level.

Team Sports
Soccer
Soccer is available during the fall trimester for 5th through 8th grade students.

Cross Country
Cross Country is available during the fall trimester for 1st through 8th grade students.

Basketball
Basketball is available during January and February for 5th through 8th grade students. This year, our team placed 2nd place in the league!

Other Activities
Lego League
Are you interested in Legos, robotics, and working as a team to solve a challenge? Then you’ll love Southside’s Lego League team! The team can be made up of students that are 9-14 years old. The team presents their creation at a regional competition in Spokane.

Chess Club
The Inland Chess Academy teaches and mentors 1st-8th grade students about the strategic game of chess. A fee will be charge for each 8 week session.