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Spring Events Blossom in SCPS! What's Happening in April and May

Shelby County Public Schools has so many exciting events scheduled for the end of the school year.  With exhibitions, programs, ballgames, theatre and music events, showcases, awards and graduation, it can be difficult to keep up.  SCPS has an online calendar and we try to keep up to date with events that showcase our students and help our families. School calendars and events are also available through school newsletters and school websites. 

Here are a few of the upcoming events that you may want to check out!

Grandparent and Caregiver Support Academy: Thursday, April 11 at 11:30 at the Blair Center at Southside -- FRYSC leaders are joined by Kentucky State Trooper Wint with a presentation regarding drug issues.  The leaders of the academy will also present several summer break opportunities for caregivers to encourage their students to attend. Lunch is provided for those who attend.  You must RSVP.  Call Beth Cathcart at Southside Elementary - 633.6082 or email her at

Rocket Showcase: Thursday, April 11 from 4:00 -- 7:00 -- Shelby County Rockets will showcase their clubs, activities, classes and building. Join Ms. Whisman and the Rocket team! If you're an incoming student or a current Rocket, come join in the fun and learn what it's like to be part of the Rocket Pride. 

District Honors Choir: Saturday, April 13 from 9 - 4 -- students from across the district will be rehearsing all day for an amazing concert at 4:00 at Southside Elementary!  Come hear our talented musicians! Chris Powell, MLCHS choir director, is the guest conductor for the day!

Southside Path of Life Wax Museum: Monday, April 15 at 6:00 pm.  Students at Southside Elementary will demonstrate their learning in the form of a Wax Museum that uses QR Codes! Sounds fun and innovative!

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION! APRIL 16 - 5:00 -- 7:00 AND APRIL 17 9:00 -- 1:00 -- We are so excited to welcome our new Kindergarten students!  Registration will take place at the child's school.  Click here to learn what to bring for registration!

Shelby County Area Technology Center Open House: April 18th at 6:00 pm.  Come see our amazing ATC! Learn about course offerings and meet teachers and staff!

Milestone Academies Student Showcase: April 23 at 5:30 -- 7:00 -- Come see the work of students at the Milestone Academies.  If you're wondering what it's all about at Milestone, this is a good time to investigate. 

Shrek the Musical! @SCHS Theatre: April 25, 26, 27 at 7:00 pm each night.  Tickets at the door $5 for students and $10 for adults. "It's a Big Bright Beautiful World!"

MLCHS Senior Awards Program: May 16th at 6:30 pm

SCHS Senior Awards Program: May 22nd at 6:00 pm

Big Picture Learning Academy Graduation: May 24th at 6:30 pm at the Blair Center

Aspire, Ascension, Cultivate Academies Graduation: May 24th at 7:45 pm at the Blair Center

SCHS Graduation: May 25th at 10:00 am at Broadbent Arena in Louisville, Ky

MLCHS Graduation:  May 25th at 2:00 pm at MLCHS