Summer Checkout and Summer Library Hours
Summer Reading Challenge
Come and celebrate your child’s accomplishments!
May 31 – 3rd grade, 8:30 am
June 1 – 4th grade, 8:30 am
June 1 – 1st grade, 10:00 (awards in classrooms)
June 4 – 5th grade, 8:30 am
June 5 – 2nd grade, 8:30 am
June 5 – Kindergarten, 9:30 am (awards in classrooms)In order for the custodial staff to have time to clean the cafeteria, doors will open 15 minutes prior to the start of the ceremonies.
Family Reading Night
When: Monday, June 11
Where: Lake Forest Cafeteria
Sponsored by Public Education Partners
Family Reading Nights are an opportunity for your families to return to school to learn some great literacy strategies they can then take home to implement. Combined with all those great books your students now have at home, these family literacy strategies will better ensure your students return to school ready to read and learn in the fall.
We hope that you have logged into the Parent Portal. It is an excellent tool that gives you access to your child's grades, attendance history, lunch account balance, and more. You can also sign up to receive emailed updates about your child's progress. Before using the Parent Portal, you must pick up your login and password in person from the front office. And bring your ID! The Parent Portal App is now available on Google Play and iTunes. Our district code is DZDX. More details about the Parent Portal can be found here.
SC Ready and SC PASS
This year, students in third, fourth, and fifth grades in South Carolina will take the SC College-and-Career Ready Assessment (SC READY). Students in those grades will take ELA (writing and reading) and mathematics tests. Additionally, students in fourth and fifth grades will take SC Palmetto Assessments of State Standards (SCPASS) science and social studies tests. In addition to the letters you received, you may view our testing calendar by clicking on the link.This test is untimed. This test is important to our students and school. We need to make sure that we provide the best testing environment possible so our kids do well on this test. No visitors are allowed in the building for any grade (even if you are not a testing grade). This includes tutors, lunch visitors, etc.
1. Be sure your child gets plenty of sleep.
2. Be sure your child is on time for school.
3. Be sure your child has a healthy breakfast at home or at school.
4. Be sure your child is planning on doing their best work and remains stress free and focused.
Support a teacher. Buid a better classroom. Teachers at Lake Forest Elementary need your help to bring their classroom dreams to life. Choose a project that inspires you and give any amount. Check out some of the awesome projects our teachers at Lake Forest are creating to make your child's classroom a fun, exciting place to learn.
We have received many questions from parents about security measures designed to protect students in Greenville County Schools. Watch to hear GCS Superintendent Dr. Burke Royster, Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis, Greenville Police Chief Ken Miller and Travelers Rest Police Chief Lance Crowe talk about school security plans and our law enforcement partnerships.