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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

To register a new student, please remember to bring the child's birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residence.  If enrolling in our 4K program, proof of income is also required.  4K enrollment is based on meeting eligibility requirements and is open as long as there are 4K slots available.

Make Up Days:
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 12:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday,  August 1, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm
Monday,  August 5, 2019 12:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday, August 8, 2019 9:00am-12:00pm
FINAL day to register or finalize enrollment is Wednesday, August 14th 9:00am-2:00pm.  Any students not registered by this day WILL NOT be eligible to start on the 1st day of school.

ALL students, new and returning, must attend onsite registration to complete enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. This includes all that pre-registered in the spring and those that did online summer registration. 

**No registration will take place during school hours once the school year starts on August 19th**



2019-2020 Teacher of the Year


Ms. Cortney Harless

our 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year!!! 

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 Events

Tuesday, July 30

Thursday, August 15
Meet and Greet

Monday, August 19
1st day for 5K GIRLS

Tuesday, August 20
1st day for 5K BOYS

Wednesday, August 21
ALL 5K attend

Monday, August 26
1st day for 4K GIRLS

​Tuesday, August 27
1st day for 4K BOYS

​Wednesday, August 28
ALL 4K attend

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