News & Notes

Kids Heart Challenge


Here’s how you can help:

Register:  – the website is NOW LIVE so please register today! Our goal is to have every student registered online!
Take the challenge: Be Active or Be Kind
Share with friends and family through social media, text and/or email

You can help our class win the classroom challenge! Our goal is to have 100% of our students register online and take the challenge. The class in each grade level with the most students registered will earn a $25 Amazon gift card!

Friends of Fork Shoals

Many thanks to these Fork Shoals School supporters! 

Friends of FSS


backpack registration

A backpack for parents account provides parents, guardians, or contacts with a central place to sign in to do the following:

Backpack For Parents tutorial videoBackpack for Parents Registration Page

Online Registration


Online registration

If your student is registering as a NEW student to Greenville County Schools, you may now register online!

Online Registration Form

FAQ about Online Registration 

Information regarding student absences

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Please feel free to call our school office for any questions at 355-5000.

Here are a few reminders to help you and your student have a successful year at Fork Shoals School:

School starts promptly at 7:45 am.
No early dismissals after 1:45 pm.
School is dismissed at 2:15 pm.
A parent must send a parent or doctor’s note for ANY absence or it will remain unexcused. 
After 10 absences, any absence requires a doctor's note.
Students should be picked up from school no later than 2:45 pm.


Submit a Note for Your Child's Absence

If you cannot upload doctor notes in this form, you can fax or email notes to Lisa Thompson at (864) 355-9114 or

Fork Shoals eNews


In order to keep families up-to-date, we are including our eNews on the website now as well.  Please click HERE to access the eNews.  

Lunch Visitors


Parents are allowed to sign up to have lunch with their children. We have limited spaces as we are using the stage for the parent lunches because we can not have extras at our lunch tables. Below are a few points about this:

We are thankful that we are able to allow this opportunity and appreciate your understanding for us to have these protocols in place to allow us to do this in the safest way possible. Reach out to Mrs. Reid if you have any concerns.

Be sure to look for the DATE AND THE GRADE LEVEL.