• openhouse2018
  • August 2018 Edition of ConnectED
  • flipster logo for link
  • photo of orchestra students
  • yearbook ad
  • FBLA tabs collection for Ronald McDonald House
  • washington trip spots available
  • early dismissal procedures
  • photo of living history participants
  • cash only reminder
  • tdap immunization reminder
  • photo of Veterans Day Ceremony
  • items reminder

Announcements

Parent Contact Information
Parents, please take time to complete the attached online Parent Contact form.   Please check "Yes" to the PTA contact information option to receive information regarding volunteer opportunities and PTA updates.  

One to One Device Procedure

Before students may take home the device, parents are asked to view an online One to One Device Orientation video, sign the user agreement, and pay the annual $25 Device Fee.  
   1.   View the following instructional video.  (CLICK HERE to view)
   2.   Review Student One to One Device Handbook HERE. 
   3.   Print and complete the 1 to 1 Device Agreement to have ready to turn in with your $25 payment. (CLICK HERE to access)

Order your Yearbook
order your yearbook imageOrder you yearbook now!  Prices increase as the school year progresses!   View the attached yearbook order form or order online from Jostons!  Basic yearbooks are $35.  Add personalization for $6 and select up to 4 free icons as an early bird special!

Healthroom Updates

Please take note of the following healthroom updates.   7th Grade student vision screening  has been rescheduled for the first week of school.  Due to required vision screening schedules, medications will be accepted during the following times:
Thursday, August 16 from 5:30 - 7:30pm (Open House)
Friday, August 17, from 4:00 - 6:00pm  (Open House)
August 20 - 24:  8:30am - 1:00pm
August 27 and thereafter:  8:30am - 2:30pm
Student medications  must be turned in to Nurse Mulkey by a parent or legal guardian along with the proper paperwork.   Forms are found on the GCS forms webpage.

Phone Message 7-30-18
All are welcome to review Mr. Maguire's  telephone messages sent to parents.  
Phone Message on August 15th, 2018
Phone Message on August 12th, 2018
Phone Message on July 30th, 2018

Back to School Open House
open house gifMake plans to attend our Back to School Open House.  6th Grade Open House is Thursday, August 16th, from 5:30 - 7:30pm.   7th & 8th Open House is Friday, August 17th, from 4:00pm – 6:00pm.   Students with last names A-L will park in the front parking lot and enter at the doors near the front office.  Students with last names beginning in M-Z will park in the back parking lot and enter through the Gym entrance.  Meet your teachers, pick up your schedule, make your school picture, and make your school I.D.   Add money to your lunch account, pay the annual $25 device fee, and buy your P.E. uniform ($25 for a shirt/shorts set, or $15 shirt and $12 shorts sold individually) .   7th graders must turn in their Tdap immunization record by Open House to receive their schedules.  Yearbooks, PTA memberships and spirit gear will also be on sale.  Please review the attached   School Supply Lists for core classes.  Related Arts teachers will provide supply lists during the first week of school.  Students may use book bags, string bags, or other small bags to carry school materials to and from classes, as long as it is able to fit underneath their desk.  The compartment under the desks measures 10” x 8” x 14”.  If bags do not fit in this space they will need to be placed in lockers.  Aisles must be left clear for safe movement around the room.  All students will be issued a computer device once classes have commenced.  There is an annual $25 device fee.  Devices must be carried separately from books to protect the screens.    School starts on August 20 at 8:30am.   Classes end at 3:25pm.

Fundraiser for Grayson Smitherman & Family

Family Fun Bingo Night will be held Saturday, August 18th.   Come support one of our own!  Review the attached  Family Fun Bingo Night Flyer.
Please note the change in venue.   For tickets and information email Leslie French at  lfrench2317@gmail.com

GCS Clear Bag & Search Policy
clear bag policy descriptionBeginning with the opening of the 2018-19 athletic season, Greenville County Schools is instituting a clear bag policy for all athletic venues.  This means spectators prohibited from entering athletic venues with camera cases, briefcases, backpacks, cinch bags, large purses, and similar items.  Approved bags include clear, gallon-sized zip storage bags, clear totes (12”x 6”x 12”) and small purses.  Folding chairs and blankets will be allowed, but are subject to search.  For more information, visit the GCS Clear Bag announcement link.

8th Grade Washington Trip
Washington DC clipart8th graders and parents are invited to attend the grade level trip to Washington D.C. and Williamsburg, VA.   This trip is scheduled for March 6-9 2019.  The Washington Trip Informational Flyer is attached and contains trip details and payment scheduling.  The first deposit  is due  September 21, 2018.

School Enrollment Hours

The Counseling Department will be open for Registration on the following days:
June 26 & 27 from 7:30am - 3:30pm
July 9  & 10 from 7:30am - 3:30pm
July 16, 17  & 18 from 7:30am - 3:30pm
July 30 & 31 from 7:30am - 3:30pm
August 6, 8 & 9 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
August 13, 14 & 15 from 8:00am - 3:30pm
August 16 & 17 from 8:00am - 12:00pm
You must be a Parent/Legal Guardian to enroll a student.  You must provide at least two documents for proof of residency (see Enrollment Packet Checklist for approved documents). You will also need your ID, the student's birth certificate, immunizations and last report card.   Please access the attached  Student Enrollment Packet or the Spanish version  of the Enrollment Packet.

Care Closet Donations

sms care closet clipartPlease consider donating any gently used, dress-code appropriate clothing to Sevier's new Care Closet, hosted by PTA.  We hope to have it stocked with anything our students in need can use throughout the year!   Items include collared shirts, jeans, fingertip length shorts, Sevier shirts and PE uniforms.  Items can be dropped off in the front office any time during school office hours.  We encourage all students who have outgrown their collared shirts or Sevier gear to contribute.  Those with questions may contact Jennifer Cleveland at 864-915-7669 or email jclevelandzoo@gmail.com.  Thanks for supporting Sevier and our students.

Enjoy Reading in Overdrive
ebooks clipartEnjoy our ebooks and audiobooks through Overdrive.  This is a District program available to all students and staff.  Enter the program through Destiny or through this link: https://greenville.libraryreserve.com.  Choose "all Greenville County schools" and then use your district login and password.