News & Notes
School Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines
Greenville County Schools (GCS), in an effort to ensure the safety of all of our students, is implementing additional security checks for school volunteers. Effective immediately, all volunteers must submit an application to the school and receive clearance from the district before interacting with children in the school or chaperoning any school field trip. Volunteers are now identified by two different categories: Level I or Level II. Please click here for additional information and forms.
We will be hosting our Annual Open House on Thursday, September 1st, at 6pm. We will begin with a brief PTA meeting, and then parents will be dismissed to their child's classroom to hear what students will be learning about this year. The class on each grade level with the greatest parent turn out will receive a Kona Ice party. See you there!
Parent Friendly Standards
CLICK HERE to access the Parent Friendly version of our standards.
PTA NEEDS YOUR HELP!!!!
PTA are in need of a Membership Chairperson and a Volunteer Coordinator. Please contact Lisa Hartnett (PTA President) if you would be able offer your services or know of someone we could approach to take these roles. Without your help we cannot support the students as we would wish to. Lisa can be reached on email@example.com or you can leave a message for her in the office. Thank you!
Summer Reading Programs
Summer is HERE! Don't forget to keep up with your Summer reading! At the end of this school year each child received eleven books on their reading level thanks to PEP. Therefore, this summer's reading challenge is to read those books! Each child received a reading log along with their books. If you need another copy please click here. All reading logs must be turned in to Mrs. Hood no later than Friday, August 26th. As you read your books, please complete the summer reading log and have a parent/guardian sign beside each title. If you choose to read more AWESOME! You may print out another reading log sheet or attach a piece of notebook paper to the back. How many books can you read? 10 of YOUR PEP books will get you an invitation to the Summer Reading Blast! Click here to view the district's suggested reading lists for each grade level.
Do you enjoy reading? Here is some more information regarding summer reading programs around our county! You can participate in one or ALL!
OverDrive--GCSD e-Book Collection
OverDrive is a free service offered by GCSD schools that lets you borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from their digital collections. All you need to get started with free titles from OverDrive is an Internet connection and your child's student ID number. Click here for step by step instructions! Enjoy those eBooks!
There is a new program available to parents who would like to learn English and become more involved in their child's academic success. The program is free to parents and is on a first come first serve basis. Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners. This program will providfe the parents of our English Language Learners with an opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It will also enable parents to increase their engagement in their child's school and contribute to improving their child's educational achievement. The online lessons for Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 allow parents to use this program at home, work, on their phone, or anywhere they have access to the internet.
If you would like to have access to this program, please contact your child's ESOL teacher. The ESOL teacher will be able to provide you with a code to access the program and share general log-in instructions. The link to access the program is here: https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/PArents/page.asp?titleid=rosetta