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A.R.M.E.S. Nomination Time

ARMES LogoParents, If you have second through fifth grade students who have a talent in the arts, please nominate them for the A.R.M.E.S. Program. The ARMES Program (Arts Reaching Middle and Elementary Schools) is a tuition-free, rigorous, artistically gifted and talented program designed to meet the needs of identified 3rd - 8th grade Greenville County students. Students can apply for multiple programs including Music, Strings, Visual Art, Creative Writing, Theatre, and Dance. Nomination forms are due March 28, 2024.  If a student applies to multiple programs and is accepted they must select one program to participate in. Students wishing to apply to multiple programs must complete a separate nomination form for each program. 

Rising 3rd through 8th grade students may be nominated by a teacher, parent, adult, or self. All interested students must have an on-line nomination form completed by the deadline of March 28, 2024 Late nominations cannot be accepted. Required auditions for the ARMES program will be held April 22-May3, 2024. If someone other than the student or parent nominates a student please be sure the student and parent are aware.

Students who are selected into the program attend class after school 2-3 times a week. Students must provide their own transportation. Participation in ARMES is part of the district's Gifted & Talented program so regular attendance is required.

Visit the ARMES website to learn more!                       NOMINATION FORM


Kids Heart Challenge

Kids Heart Challenge logoOur School is Heart Healthy!

From January 29 - February 23, 2024 we will be learning about heart health and raising money for the American Heart Association. Through fun activities we’ll discover ways to take care of our hearts and brains while practicing kindness, gratitude and learning ways to de-stress. Plus, we have the chance to earn PE equipment for our school!

Last school year our school raised $12,309! Our goal this year is to raise $12,500. You can sign up to participate in the Kids Heart Challenge  by clicking on the below button. All money is to be collected online. Any money that comes to the school will be sent back home. The classes that have the most students to sign up will win prizes! You do not have to donate money in order to sign up.

                                                           Thank you for your support of our school! 

                                                                     Kids Heart Challenge Sign-up


2024 Reading All-Stars Challenge

Reading All Stars LogoThe Greenville Drive and Michelin N.A. proudly present the 16th Annual Reading All-Stars Challenge! The Reading All-Stars Program is a reading incentive program for any Kindergarten – 8th grade student aimed at promoting reading and academic success across the Upstate. Participating in the Reading All-Stars reading challenge is EASY! Elementary Students must read 5 reading-level appropriate books by the February 23, 2024 deadline. Complete the reading log provided by your teacher, and return it no later than February 23, 2024.

Students completing the Reading All-Star reading challenge will receive a complimentary ticket voucher valid for his/her admission to the Celebration game at Fluor Field on either Tuesday, April 23 at 7:05 p.m. or Wednesday, April 24 at 7:05 p.m. Each student attending the Celebration Game will receive:

         

                                                                     Parent Info                         Reading Log


Mental Health Resources

Mental Health MattersKeeping you and our community healthy and safe, as well as maintaining mental well-being, have always been and remain our top priorities.

In efforts to help our families have quick access to resources, please follow the links below:

 

Mental Health Resource Guide for the Upstate of South Carolina – List provided by NAMI

Community Resource Guide for the Upstate of South Carolina  - List provided by The Carolina Center for Behavioral Health

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Athletic Events Safety Requirements

Athletic Events Safety RequirementsIn light of recent events at athletic venues across the country, Greenville County Schools has updated its safety requirements for athletic events, effective immediately. As a reminder, there is a clear bag policy for GCS events. Thank you for your cooperation and help to ensure the safety of all attendees.

Teniendo en cuenta de los acontecimientos en lugares deportivos en todo el país, las Escuelas del Condado de Greenville han actualizado sus requisitos de seguridad para eventos deportivos, con efecto inmediato.

 

Athletic Events Flyer                 En Español                 Clear Bag Policy

 


Paint Mt. Mitchell

Mount Mitchell Painting Mount Mitchell is a fun way to celebrate a birthday or special occasion for your student at Mitchell Road Elementary.  For $10.00, you can reserve the rock from 3pm on the day prior to when you sign up, until 3pm the day of.

*Reservations and payment are required - PLEASE double check the date you selected at check out.

*Dates are available on a first come, first served basis and rain or shine. No businesses, please

*Please bring your own paint and materials as we will not provide this for you.

*You may paint the rock starting at 3pm the day before your reservation, so it will be ready for the morning carpool line of your reserved date. For example, if your child's birthday is April 15th, reserve April 15th. You may begin painting the rock on April 14th at 3pm in order for it to be ready for morning carpool on the reserved date. 

*The PTA has the authority to remove/repaint any language or image that is deemed inappropriate. Please do not paint the ground or any of the area around the rock. An adult MUST be present when painting the rock.

*There are NO refunds. The school spirit rock is a PTA fundraiser. Funds are used to help pay for school programs and/or initiatives.

                                 

                                     Paint Mount Mitchell Sign-up Genius                                Paint Mount Mitchell Payment Page