Bus & Afterschool Tutoring Update
After School Tutoring has been cancelled for today, Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Bus 307 and Bus 321 will be 1 hour late today.
Class Registration for 2019-2020 School Year
Class Registration information will go home with 6th and 7th graders the week of February 18th. Copies of these documents are listed below. Our class registration window for 6th & 7th graders will begin February 25th. Eighth graders will receive information by early March, and participate in class registration during mid-March.
Please review the attached Course Catalogs for the 2019-2020 school year.
WHHS Track Info Meeting
Any 7th or 8th grade student zoned for WHHS that would like to be a part of the WHHS Track Team should plan to attend a meeting with the coaches in the Wade Hampton Commons Area on Tuesday, February 19th, at 6:00pm. The meeting should last no more than an hour. Parents are asked to attend with their student. Track practice for middle school athletes will begin Thursday, February 21, at 4pm at the WHHS Track. If you are uable to attend the meeting and would like to particiapte, please contact WHHS and leave a message for Coach Zeller at 355-0191.
WHHS Orchestra Flyer
Attention 8th graders planning to attend Wade Hampton High School next year, please review the attached WHHS Orchestra Flyer.
Beginner classes are available for students without prior experience.
WHHS Football Information
Please review the attached Wade Hampton HS Football Flyer
provided by WHHS's new Head Football Coach Travis Miller. The flyer contains information regarding spring and summer works, requirements for participation, and contact information.
6th Grade Biltmore Trip
Students in 6th grade are invited to attend a field trip to the Biltmore Estate scheduled for Tuesday, April 9, 2019. Parents had the opportunity to attend a informational meeting on November 27, 2018. Parents may view the attached informational packet
provided during the meeting that contains details, requirements and the field trip permission form. Booking and payments for the 6th grade trip are made at OrangeSkyTravel.com
using booking code 10265. UPDATE: There are limited spots left for this trip. Please make your payment to reserve your spot as soon as possible.
Spring Spotlight - Enoree Career Ctr.
Enoree Career Center will host the Spring Semester Spotlight Open House Drop-In on Monday, February 25 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM . Students who have applied or are interested in applying to attend one of the programs at Enoree during the 2019-20 school year are encouraged to attend, along with their parents. This will be an opportunity to see the facility and meet the Enoree teachers. Current students will be available to demonstrate skills learned and answer questions from a student’s perspective. Faculty and staff from our feeder schools, as well as community members, are invited to attend this drop-in. Come experience all of the awesome things happening at Enoree Career Center! Please view the attached Spring Spotlight Flyer
Sevier's FBLA will host a Talent Show on Thursday, February 21, at 6:00pm. Students interested in performing in the talent show must complete and turn in the attached Talent Show Form
by February 4th. Auditions will be held after school on February 5th from 3:45 to 5:00pm.
8th Grade Washington Trip
8th 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. There are still spots available for students and chaperones to attend the trip. Spots will be filled on a first come, first paid basis. Please send in your payment as soon as possible to reserve your spot. Parents of 8th Graders are asked to accompany their student to the Chaperone, Parent & Student Informational Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 29, at 6:00pm to go over detail and instructions for the upcoming trip.
State Report Card Summary
An Important Message From Mr. Maguire
Recent media reports have highlighted the dangers of teens using e-cigarettes, specifically Juuls, and the growing number of teens experimenting with them. I have put together a brief report on these devices, their impact on teens, and how we plan to address this trend at Sevier. Please review the report so you can partner with us to prevent this from becoming an issue in our community. Thank you.Safety Announcement
Return to School After Illness Guidelines
The Medical Health Services of Greenville County Schools would like to remind parents, in an effort to decrease the spread of contagious illness, to please follow the attached guidelines
that allow a student to return to school after an illness.
Receive GCS Emergency Text Messages
In an effort to better communicate with parents during times of emergency, the GCS Communications Department has implemented a text messaging system that will text a student's primary contact phone number. Parents that currently have a landline listed as their “Primary Contact Phone” and wish to receive texts about school cancellations or other emergency schedule changes must complete the attached Change in Phone Number form
. We also have a Spanish Change in Phone Number Form
available. Parents who already list a cellular phone as their primary contact will not need to take action to receive this service.
There is 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 serve basis. Rosetta Stone® Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners.
This program will provide the parents of our English Language Learners with an opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It will also enable 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 our ESOL teacher, Caroline Fernandez by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 355-8226. Mrs. Fernandez will be able to provide you with a code to access the program and share general log-in instructions. For more information regarding Rosetta Stone, please visit GCSD Rosetta Stone webpage
One to One Device Procedure
Before students may take home the device, parents are asked to review the One to One Device Student Handbook, sign the user agreement, and pay the annual $25 Device Fee.
- Students whose devices need repair must have a parent complete the attached Device Repair Form. Students will then turn in their form and device to the Media Center.
- Students who are having trouble accessing the internet with their school device when using their home WiFi should review the attached authentication process document for troubleshooting.
GCS Clear Bag & Search Policy
Beginning 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.