GCSD Personalized Learning
This year students at ten Greenville County Schools will be given their own device for "personalized learning." They will use those computers at home and at school. We made this fun little video, with the help of a local celebrity, to teach the students how to take care of their device! Since we have iPads and will be getting Chrome Books in the future, this is a great video for our students.
Some of our Welcome students and our own FANG helped in the making of this video.
Thank You Communities in Schools
We have just learned that Welcome Elementary will be the recipient of the SC Dept of Ed 21st Century Learning grant for the next four years through CIS! Some of our 3rd,4th and 5th grade students will participate in a daily after school program all year long. What a great opportunity for our students!
2016-2017 School Supplies
Parents, for the 2016-2017 school year you will not need to purchase your child's school supplies. Our business partner, NewSprings Church will be providing all supplies that will be needed for our students. Thank you, NewSprings Church of Powdersville!
Grading Scale for 2016-17 School Year
The Greenville County School Board has approved revising the district’s grading scale for grades 2 through 8 to a 10-point system so all GCS students operate under a consistent grading scale. The recommendation comes after the State Board of Education, at the recommendation of the South Carolina Department of Education, voted to move to a 10-point grading scale for all Carnegie-unit bearing classes. The recommended change in grading policy will go into effect next school year.
Donor's Choose Grants
Many of our teachers have worked are to create a Donor's Choose Grant. All these materials help to improve their classrooms.
Click here to see projects that need funding at our school!
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 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 on the link below.