News & Announcements

TED Talk Tuesday

Join Jenni Dixon and Ashley Talbot for a parent workshop to discuss the following video: The Gift of Failure.  This 9-minute video discusses ways to allow your child to experience failure and how to manage that as a parent  in today's world. The workshop will be hosted on Zoom, and we welcome all parents to attend!

When: Tuesday, October 18th from 7:00-8:00 PM
Where: Zoom link will be sent out by the PTA
Who: Any parent who wants to join in!

Classroom Group Pictures

Classroom Group Pictures are scheduled for October 20! Ordering information is coming home with students. You can fill out the order form and return your payment to school by October 20. If you would like to order online, you can visit, click Order Pictures, and enter the following code: FM386677. Photos are $0 each. Click on the following for a digital flyer:

Classroom Pictures Digital Flyer

2nd Grade CogAT and Iowa Testing

Students in second grade will be administered the CogAT and Iowa assessments as part of South Carolina's Grade 2 Gifted and Talented Assessment Program. Testing dates are as follows:

Test Dates
CogAT (5 Subtests) Monday, October 10
CogAT (4 Subtests) Tuesday, October 11
Iowa Reading Wednesday, October 12
Iowa Math Thursday, October 13
CogAT and Iowa Make-up Tests October 14, 18-28

For more information, please see the following parent letter:

CogAT Parent Letter


Stay Informed

Do you want to stay informed of your child's attendance, grades, lunch balance, and other important announcements? All parents can sign up for Parent Backpack. This will be very helpful in communicating so please sign up.  Click HERE on how you can create a free account.