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Red Ribbon Week                

Monday, October 21st- Wear RED in Honor of Red Ribbon Week.

Tuesday, October 22nd- Put a SOCK in it! Say No to Drugs! Wear your favorite wild and wacky socks in Honor of Red Ribbon Week.

Wednesday, October 23rd- NO SCHOOL

Thursday, October 24th- Turn your BACK on Drugs! Wear your shirts and hats backwards in Honor of Red Ribbon Week.

Friday, October 25th- TEAM up against drugs! Wear your favorite TEAM jersey in Honor of Red Ribbon Week.




2019-2020 SECC Teacher of the Year

2019-2020 DCSD Teacher of the Year


Ms. Cortney Harless

our 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year!!!  We are also proud to announce she

been selected Darlington County School District's Teacher of the Year for 2019-2020!

This honor has been well-earned by

Ms. Harless and we really appreciate her

hard-work and dedication to our students, staff, and parents!

At Southside Early Childhood Center,
 children thrive in a high support environment as they explore their individuality and creativity. Southside Early Childhood Center faculty and staff members are dedicated to encouraging the emerging young talents of our future. We are committed to promoting the fullest development of our students in mind, body and heart.



Southside Early Childhood Center
is one of the few early childhood centers in the state. We have highly trained and certified teachers who service 3, 4, and 5 year olds. Southside Early Childhood Center is committed to preparing students for success in  the 21st century.  One of the accomplishments we are most proud of is being a school accredited by NAEYC which is the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  Here at Southside Early Childhood Center, we strive daily to implement developmentally appropriate practice for all of the students we serve.

Welcome to our website. We hope that in browsing our site
 you get a sense of what a Southside Early Childhood Center
experience is all about.

Comer Survey

“Please share your thoughts on your experiences as a parent at Southside, a Comer school. We'd like to know what you think, and we will use your ideas to create new programs for Hartsville students. Use the link below to access survey. If the link does not open in your web browser, please copy and paste it in the browser address bar.”  Thank you!

Link for survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1p-SWZKqup0bklTNneiFrdzKkVM1cC761NCL3YD8nc88/viewform

Teacher of the year
Please contact us Monday - Friday at 843.857.3310
Fax Number 843.857.3315

Upcoming Event

Week of October 21-25
National School Bus Safety Week
Red Ribbon Week

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
No School

Tuesday, October 24, 2019
End of First Quarter

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
"Shake, Rattle & Roll"
Trunk or Treat

Thursday, October 31, 2019
50th Day of School

Friday, November 1, 2019
Inclement Weather Make Up Day
Report Cards

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