SCRANTON ELEMENTARY NAMED FINALIST FOR PALMETTO’S FINEST
The staff and students at Scranton Elementary School got a surprise Wednesday as they finished a fire drill. As the drill was concluding, a South Lynches Fire Department truck, with emergency lights and siren blaring, pulled into the parking lot and Laura Hickson, Florence County School District Three superintendent, used the trucks intercom to announce that the school was named a finalist for Palmetto’s Finest. [Read more]
LCH’S EVANS NAMED COCA-COLA SCHOLAR SEMIFINALIST
Jeremy Evans, a senior at Lake City High School, has been named a semifinalist for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. With the 2016 class, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation will have provided more than 5,700 Scholars nationwide with over $66 million in scholarships. [Read more]
FCSD3 SCHEDULES WEATHER MAKEUP DAYS
Florence County School District Three’s board of trustees approved the Superintendent Laura Hickson’s recommendation to make up six of the eight school days missed due to Hurricane Matthew. [Read more]
TIFFANY SMITH NAMED FCSD3’S TEACHER OF THE YEAR
An elementary school teacher with the desire to change the world by molding the minds of her students has been named Florence County School District Three’s Teacher of the Year. [Read more]
FCSD3 ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 POLICY FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Florence School District Three has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. [Read more]
ACT 155 GRADUATES CAN APPLY FOR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS
Through the passage of Act 155, the South Carolina General Assembly approved the removal of the exit exam as a requirement for graduation beginning with the graduating class of 2015. The elimination of the exit exam (BSAP/HSAP) requirement is retroactive to the graduating classes from 1990-2014. [Read more]
Florence County School District Three’s priority is to maintain a safe and orderly, learning environment to, from, and at school so that we can provide all students a quality education. Students should come daily ready to learn with paper, pencil, assigned books and assigned projects only. Parents, we need your help to keep our schools safe. You can help by:
Talking with your child daily about safety and about making good choices,
Checking your child’s book bag daily for any items that shouldn’t come to school,
Monitoring your child’s use of technology,
Reporting any unsafe activity to school administrators.
Treating everyone with respect. No Bullying!
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
FCSD3 MOBILE APP KEEPS COMMUNITY INFORMED
County School District Three has launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, students and the broader community to stay informed and up-to-date on important issues, information and activities underway within the school community. [Read more]
Download our new mobile app here:
The mission of Florence School District Three is to Ensure Our Students Are College and/or Career Ready
Florence School District Three does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics in its programs and activities.