Upcoming Events


Heart and Sole

Registration for the Heart and Sole program through Girls on the Run is now open. Heart and Sole is a running and character building group for female students that meets Tuesday's and Thursday's in the fall. Throughout the season the students will have fun, make friends, increase their physical activity levels, and learn important life skills. To register your student go to www.gotrupstatesc.org or contact Mrs. Poag, Mrs. Brundridge, Mrs. Martin, or Mrs. Weintraub.

Panther Success

Panther Success will be starting on Monday, October 7th. This is a free after school tutoring program that runs on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:45 until 5:00. Students will need to be picked up at 5. If you would like to sign your student up, students can ask their teachers for a form or they are in the welcome center. For more information about Panther Success, please contact Ms. Stein.

Project Unify

Project Unify is introducing a new fundraising program for Special Olympics called the Color Splash FUNDrun. During the race participants are doused with color at various color stations ending with one final color celebration at the finish line. This program aims at engaging the entire student body in a fitness initiative that instills a life-long, healthy way of living. Don't like to run? You can walk the 5K as well as it is not timed. Get your family and friends involved. Deadline for registration is 10/08 and the race will be on 10/19 at Trailblazer Park. Thank you for supporting our local Special Olympians.


The PSAT will be administered on Wednesday, October 16th.  Any 8th grader interested in taking the test, please see Ms. Burgs to get a registration packet. The cost of the test is $17. All registrations must be completed by October 2nd.

Parent Backpack Account

Creating a Parent Backpack Account

You will need an email address to create an account.  You can obtain a free email account at Outlook.com, Google (Gmail), etc. 

Go to the https://parents.gcsbackpack.com.  

If you already have a Parent Backpack Account, please proceed to Number 4 to add a Student to your Account.

It may take a couple of weeks for approval. Please be patient.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Woodward.