1200 Parkins Mill Road, Greenville, SC 29607 (864)355-3200
IB World
Livewell Greenville
Red Carpet School
C.A.T.C.H. Program
Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Calendar of Events

  • soup line simulation
  • kindergarteners dance
  • 2 girls run
  • student gets golden ticket
  • children celebrate run
  • girls sing duet
  • 2 girls with hot chocolate
  • children on playground
  • children run on track
  • family walks on track
  • children listen to story
  • a tree is planted
  • student shares culture project
  • 5th graders' flash mob dance
  • boy tosses rings
  • teachers at a workshop
  • students racing cars
  • kindergarten cooks
  • rainbow face painting
  • Scout runs

Announcements

Breakfast Buddies
Mr. Lewis and student Chris Lewis, president of the Swamp Rabbits hockey organization was the guest speaker at the March Breakfast Buddies.
 He encouraged students and their special guests to set goals, follow their dreams, and work hard to be successful in life.
 We appreciate Mr. Lewis and the Swamp Rabbits for encouraging our students and community. 


Lunch Menu

March 27 - March 31

MONDAY           TUESDAY           WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY          FRIDAY            
A: Sweet and Sour Chicken over Brown Rice     A: Chicken Pot Pie  A: Macaroni with Ham      A. Oven Roasted Chicken  A: Pizza
B: Deli Sandwich  B: Grilled Cheese Sandwich  B: Macaroni with Chicken B: Chicken Creole over Brown Rice   B: Shepherd's Pie
C: Corn Chowder Soup C: Tomato Basil Soup  C: Macaroni with Taco Meat C: NO SOUP or SALAD C: Southwest Chicken and Brown Rice Soup 
D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll D: Vegetable Beef Soup

E: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll
D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll 


Congratulations to Dr. Royster
Congratulations to Superintendent, Dr. Royster! To read more, click here.
Dr. Royster receives leadership award


ARMES Nominations
ARMES logoIs your child interested in Music, Dance, Art, or Drama? You child may want to audition for the 2017-18 ARMES after-school program. Current 2ND through 7TH grade students may be nominated by a teacher, parent, other adult, self or peer.  All interested students must have an online nomination form completed by April 5, 2017 in order to be eligible for the program.


The ARMES Program (Arts Reaching Middle and Elementary Schools) is a tuition-free program. All classes are offered twice a week, after school for the school year. Students attending the ARMES program are identified and coded as Gifted and Talented Artistic at their school. ARMES Dance, Strings, and Visual Arts classes are offered at the Fine Arts  Center and the ARMES Drama classes are offered at the Sterling School. Students do not have to already play a stringed instrument to qualify. The audition process assesses their interest in and response to music.
 
Once a nomination is submitted, the nominator and the parent will both receive an email confirmation. Please print the nomination form before you click the submit button and print your email confirmation for your records.  If there is a problem with your nomination in our system, your copy of the nomination form and printed email confirmation will serve as proof of nomination. Parents will be notified by email of their student’s audition date, time and location in early May.

To apply to the ARMES program, visit http://www.armesprogram.com​ Questions? Check the FAQ page.


Principal's Letter
Read Dr. Burns' updated letter to our community. Click here to read the letter, or find it in the Spotlight list at the bottom of the page.


School Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines
Greenville County Schools (GCS), in an effort to ensure the safety of all of our students, is implementing additional security checks for school volunteers. Effective immediately, all volunteers must submit an application to the school and receive clearance from the district before interacting with children in the school or chaperoning any school field trip. Volunteers are now identified by two different categories: Level I or Level II. Please click here to review the details and find applications on the GCS website.


Scout's Rock
ScoutScout's Rock is the large painted rock in front of the school at the corner of Parkins Mill Rd. and Betty Spencer Drive.
Scout’s Rock is a great way to send a special message and show your school spirit or tell someone "Happy Birthday!"
• Reservations are required
• Dates are available on a first come, first served basis. No businesses, please.
• Cost is $10 for one day (3pm-3pm)

To make a reservation, click this sign-up link.

For details on painting the rock, click here for information


School Meal Prices - updated for 2016-17
Meal Prices 2016-17


2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Jamie TaberWe are pleased to announce Mrs. Jamie Taber as the Sara Collins 2016-17 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Taber was selected by her peers to represent our school as an exemplary teacher. She currently teaches a multi-age OI class at Sara Collins.
 
Jamie was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and then moved to Muncie, IN where she attend Ball State University. She earned her BA in special education, severe disabilities and, later, her MA in special education, mild mental disabilities. She started teaching the day after graduation in December of 2000 at the school she student taught at. Jamie's first position was a 6-8th grade life skills teacher for students with moderate mental disabilities. Jamie and her husband, Chris, decided to move to Greenville 11 years ago. She has been at Sara Collins since 2005. She has taught K5-3rd grades while at SCE. Jamie is working on her doctorate in curriculum and instruction at USC - go Gamecocks! Her son, Kevin, will be a 5th grader at SCE this year! In 2015, her oldest son, Ben, moved on from SCE to Hughes, where her husband teaches GTT.  Jamie's passion is science because she loves to watch the students investigate and discover how our world works! Congratulations, Mrs. Jamie Taber! 


Learn English Online for Free! Aprende Inglés online, gratis !
A new program available to parents who would like to learn English and become more involved in their child’s academic achievement. The program is free to parents and is on a first come first served basis. Rosetta Stone® Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners. This program provides the parents of our English Language Learners wan opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It enables parents to increase their engagement in their child’s school and contribute to improving their child’s educational achievement. The online lessons from Rosetta Stone® Community Solution for K-12 allow parents to use this program at home, work, on their phone, or anywhere they have access to the internet.

If you would like to have access to this program, please contact your child’s ESOL teacher. The ESOL teacher will be able to provide you with a code to access the program and share general log-in instructions. Click for more information.


Graduation Plus
Graduation Plus (G+) is Greenville County School District’s way of assisting our students earn a diploma, trade certificate, and college credit.  These opportunities allow students to prepare for college and/or careers. If you wish to learn more, please click here.


Documents and Forms