Due to Hurricane Matthew, report cards will be issued November 2 instead of October 25.
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]
BOOSTER CLUB PLANS GOLF BALL DROP FUNDRAISER
Lake City High School’s Athletic Booster Club will hold its second annual helicopter golf ball drop to help raise funds for the school’s athletics program. [Read more]
STATE RELEASES SC READY, EOC TEST SCORES
The State Department of Education released statewide SC Ready Assessment and End-of-Course Examination assessment results for schools and districts Tuesday, Oct. 18, and Florence County School District Three is committed to meeting and/or exceeding the state’s average on the new rigorous college and career readiness standards. [Read more]
LCH FOOTBALL TEAM TO HONOR TOWNVILLE SHOOTING VICTIM
The Lake City High School football team will wear a special decal on their helmets in memory of Jacob Hall, the six-year-old student who died in the Townville Elementary School shooting. The decal will be placed on the helmets for the October 14 homecoming game and will remain for the rest of the season.
LOCAL FARMERS HELP FCSD3 WIN $10,000 GRANT TO IMPROVE STEM EDUCATION
To feed the world’s rapidly growing population and tackle many other global challenges, the country’s next generation of leaders will need to be highly-skilled in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). That’s why the America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education Program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, has awarded Florence County School District Three with a grant of $10,000. [Read more]
SANTEE ELECTRIC’S WIRE DONATES SCHOOL SUPPLIES
Angela Coker and Terri Smith from Santee Electric Cooperative delivered school supplies to Olanta Elementary School Thursday, Sept. 29. Each year Santee Electric’s civic group WIRE (Women Involved in Rural Electrification) chooses a school for its back-to-school project. This year, Olanta Elementary School was chosen. Jane Schuster’s third grade ELA/social studies class accepted the donation on behalf of the student body.
LCH TO HOLD FAFSA WORKSHOPS
Lake City High School is offering free assistance with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for LCH seniors and their parents Wednesday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in the LCH College Corner and Thursday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in the school media center. Participants can choose to attend either session and should bring 2015 tax returns for both the parents and student or the Social Security Numbers and dates of birth for the parents and student. The sessions are free and open to all Lake City High School seniors and their parents/guardians. [See flyer]
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.