Tuesday, October 6, 2015
100 Winyah Street ♦ Greenville, S.C. 29605 ♦ 864-355-1200

News & Notes

ACE Walk & Wheel

Did you know that 25% of morning rush hour traffic is parents driving students to school?  Eliminate traffic, get some exercise and join other ACE students and parents by walking and wheeling to school on Wednesday, October 7*Rain or Shine - wear your boots and bring umbrellas. Classes will be recognized with the most participants.  

Gather at one of the meeting stations with other ACE families and walk/wheel to school.  We want to surpass our average 85% participation.

Meeting Stations - Arrive by 7:30am:

  1. CVS back parking lot - Ashley Hughey (303-0246) & Kay Fleming (316-4808)
  2. Augusta Court Triangle - AC Rodwell (320-5057)
  3. 100 W. Augusta Place (Behind Westminster Church) - Katie Fayssoux (313-3005)
  4. 105 Seminole Drive - Kathryn Miller (710-5058)
  5. 2 Meyers Drive - Stephanie Covington (444-3272)
  6. Corner of Brookwood/Lewis Drive - Libby Johnson (909-2612)
  7. Nail Salon beside Panera Bread - Anna Barnett (901-1030)
  8. 32 McPherson Lane - Jimmy Wright (313-9065)
  9. ACE Track - Nathan Deese/Mark Kish - bus riders and all others that cannot make it to a meeting station!

Please contact Krista Bannister  or Joni Baker Young  if you have any questions.

The Craze is Coming!
Raise Craze has begun at Augusta Circle!  From September 28-October 14 ACE students will be challenged to complete 2,500 acts of service in our community, raise much-needed funds for our school, and have lots of fun in the process. Contact Kristin Bailey for more information.

Open House at Hughes Academy

Hughes Academy of Science and Technology is hosting Magnet Night Open House October 22, 2015 from 5:30PM to 7:00PM. Come and see all of the great things that Hughes has to offer. More information

10 Ways to Support Your Child in School

As we begin a new school year at Augusta Circle, take a few minutes to read the document here that discusses 10 Ways to Support Your Child in School.
For more information, contact Karen Dobson.

Mentor Upstate Program
The Mentor Upstate Program identifies students who need extra encouragement and support. Volunteers are matched with a student to work with during the year.  If you are interested in learning more about this program please join us September 9 at 12:00pm in the conference room. To learn more about Mentor Upstate click here.

Interested in SIC?

Please consider serving as a member of the School Improvement Council (SIC), a group of parents who meet monthly during lunch to advise the school about financial policy and school improvement initiatives.  Members serve a two-year term. If interested, click here to contact Kerry Bannister via email.

Reflections Contest
This year's Reflection theme is: "Let Your Imagination Fly". Students are encouraged to submit their original works in the categories of dance, music, literature, film, visual art, or photography. Students can submit multiple entries in any or all categories. Contest details will be sent out in early September. All entries are due October 28. Contact Caroline Warthen (carolinedw@charter.net) or Danice Meunier (pdmeun@yahoo.com) with any questions.