News & Notes

2021-2022 Parking Passes-Update

For the remainder of the 2021-2022 school year, we will move to a student parking pass waitlist.  To be placed on the waitlist, you must submit all items listed below to prove you are qualified to purchase a parking pass. We will not collect payment until a parking pass becomes available.  This will be accomplished by the student going to Room 457 during lunch with all required documents.  Date and time will be noted on the documents to ensure the list stays in order as received.  The student will be notified by their school email when a parking pass becomes available; therefore, please make sure to have the correct email on the request form.


Required documents:

1. Driver's License

2. Alive @ 25 Certificate

3. Request Form from the school website under Parent/Student link complete with signatures

4. Students must be obligation free.  Go to the Media Center to pay outstanding obligations and/or pick up an obligation free note.  



Student MUST come by Room 457 with all documents. No email request.

ACCESS for ELLs Testing

We will test ESOL students for their proficiency in the English language during the testing window of January 24 - March 11.  We will administer the state test called ACCESS for ELLs.  We will notify your ESOL student via school email to share specific test dates, times, and locations.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding ACCESS for ELLs testing, please do not hesitate to contact Brett Buzzell, School Test Coordinator or Carolyn Lenderman, lead ESOL teacher.

After-School Tutoring

We will NOT have in person or virtual after school tutoring or busing beginning Thursday, December 16, 2021 through Thursday, January 27, 2022.

Tutoring will begin again on Monday, January 31, 2022.

Accepting ACE Nominations


Nominations for the 2022 ACE Awards are now being accepted!  The ACE Awards (Advocates for Character and Education) was created by Greg Blatt, Founder and Executive Director of Coaches 4 Character.  It is an annual award given to one male and one female student from each of the Greenville County middle and high schools.  The award is designed to honor true “unsung heroes” who all too often are not recognized for their accomplishments.  The selection process focuses on identifying and selecting students who often go unnoticed for one reason or another, but who have accomplished great things in their community, church or school.

If you would like to nominate a Greenville County 8th or 12th grader, please submit your nomination through the attached link:  (Paper nomination forms are available at each school as well.)  All nominations must be submitted by January 31, 2022 An ACE Advisory Committee at each school will choose finalists from among those nominated to complete an application for the ACE Award.  One male and one female will be chosen from each middle and high school in Greenville County.

2022-2023 J.L. Mann Teacher of the Year

Congratulations to Mrs. Torri Atkins for being nominated as the 2022-2023 J.L. Mann Teacher of the Year!  Mrs. Atkins was nominated by her peers to serve as TOY.  

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