P.U.S.H. Program: We will continue this program at South Side this year with the support of the Barnes Foundation, the Bristol Business Education Foundation, and our Family Resource Center. PUSH stands for "parents using strategies at home" and will support our families as they support their students! Every classroom will have 3 backpacks for students to take home for one week - a math pack, a reading pack, and a science/social studies pack. These are filled with information, activities, helpful hints and technology information that families can use to enhance student learning. There is also a journal in each pack where we ask families to share their experiences with the activities and perhaps helpful hints that they use to help their children. The benefits include sharing valuable content information with our families and allowing our families to share ideas with each other. Everyone benefits from a push now and then, and we hope you will make the most of your PUSH experiences when the back packs come to your home.