Students to not have to be continuously connected to WiFi in order to work on their eLearning assignments. Instructions for downloading material to student Chromebooks can be found below in English and in Spanish:
Greenville County Schools has built an eLearning webpage for parents, teachers, and students to access critical information during the closure. Visit the website here for more information.
GCS WiFi is available at all schools – students do not have to go to their specific school to use the WiFi, they can go to the closest school to their home. WiFi is also available from 10-noon at the free meal sites served by our buses. A full list is available on the website. Also, students only need access to WiFi long enough to download assignments or turn in work. They do not have to have WiFi connectivity while completing assignments.
To ensure the students of Greenville County schools continue to receive healthy and nutritious meals during the time schools are closed in response to COVID-19, Greenville County Schools will be providing breakfasts and lunches free of charge to anyone 18 and younger at multiple feeding sites through the county. Wifi will be available from buses at many of these sites. GCS has developed an interactive map showing where WiFi and meals are available through the GCS FANS feeding program. Red pins indicate meals and WiFi, blue pins are for WiFi access only. Click here to view the interactive WiFi/meals map.
Meals will be prepared in our school facilities by trained Food and Nutrition Services Staff. All existing DHEC and FDA approved procedures for meal prep, storage, service, and sanitation will be observed.
The meal and WiFi site closest to Hollis is the Judson YMCA located behind our school. Meals/ WiFi will be available at the YMCA from 10:00am-12:00pm daily.
While schools are closed, nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children aged 18 or younger regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin. Children are not required to be enrolled in Greenville County Schools to be eligible for this service, so ANY child under 18 may get a meal.
Greenville County School District will be closed through the month of April by order of the Govenor. The Greenville County School District has posted a news bulletin regarding its response to the Coronavirus. Read the news bulletin and further information here.
Charter is offering free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households. With this service students with district Chromebooks will have internet access. Please be very clear with the provider of the terms of the agreement and the point at which any charges may assessed.
UPDATE: For a list of free Spectrum Wi-Fi hot spots with locations visit www.spectrum.com/wifi-hotspots
Greenville County Schools has released the calendar for the 2020-2021 school year. View the calendar here.
For student safety, traffic safety, and improved flow of traffic, there is a “No Left Turn” sign posted at the car loop exit. We ask that drivers please adhere to this direction during peak pick-up and drop-off times. Thank you for helping keep our Huskies safe!
Mornings - 7:15 to 8:00 AM | Afternoons - 2:30 to 3:00 PM
Parents, please follow the directions linked below to sign up for a great resource offered in Greenville County Schools called Parent Backpack. This tool will replace the Parent Portal. Signing up allows you to have access to your student's grades, attendance, and so much more. As part of the sign up process, you will need your child's student ID number. You can find this number on any of your students' official progress reports or report cards that have previously been sent home, or you may come in to the school (with picture ID) and obtain your child's ID number from our school secretary.
South Carolina District and School Report Cards have been released for the 2018-2019 school year. Hollis Academy received a "Good" rating, indicating that our school performance exceeds the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the SC graduate. Click this link to view Hollis Academy's report card.