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LCH SENIOR AWARDED GATES MILLENNIUM SCHOLARSHIP

Like many high school seniors, Mikayla Hanna, a senior at Lake City High School, worries about how she will pay for college. With a 4.6 grade point average, the salutatorian knew she would receive some academic scholarships to help pay for college, but she was still concerned with how she would pay what those scholarships didn’t cover. [Read more]


PANTHER NEW TECH TO HOLD INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS FOR RISING NINTH GRADERS

Two Panther New Tech informational meetings will be held for all rising ninth graders in the Lake City High School Commons Area. [Read more]


FCSD3 EARNS 4TH CONSECUTIVE FINANCIAL REPORTING AWARD

For the fourth consecutive year, Florence County School District Three has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). [Read more]


FCSD3 SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT FOR GRANT APPLICATIONS

Florence County School District Three is seeking public input on the use of federal funds before submitting federal grant applications for the 2015-2016 school year under the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. [Read more]


LCECC SEEKING PUBLIC INPUT ON GRANT APPLICATION

Lake City Early Childhood Center plans to apply for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant from the South Carolina Department of Education for the 2015-2016 school year. [Read more]


FCSD3 TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON 2015-2016 BUDGET

Florence County School District Three has scheduled two public hearings on its projected 2015-2016 budget on Thursday, April 23, and Thursday, May 7, at 6:30 p.m. in the board meeting room located behind the district office at 125 South Blanding St., Lake City.

The Board of Trustees held first reading of the budget at its regular monthly meeting on March 29. Second reading will be held at its regular monthly meeting on May 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the board room located behind the district office.

The 2015-2016 projected budget is based on preliminary figures provided by the state. The district used a Base Student Cost (BSC) of $2,220 that was approved by the South Carolina House of Representatives. All budget figures are subject to change as more budget information becomes available from the state.

The district’s millage for 2015-2016 is projected to be 198.9 mills for operations.

Click here to see the presentaiton for the public hearing held on April 23.


FLORENCE THREE TO HOLD KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Florence County School District Three is holding registration and screening for 4-year-old kindergarten on Thursday, April 23, and Friday, April 24, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. [Read more] [Open registration flyer]


TESTING CHANGES COMING TO SOUTH CAROLINA

Did you know that there are testing changes coming to South Carolina? Learn more about the new ACT tests being administered to all students in grades 3-8 and in the 11th grade this April. Learn what is being tested, find out test dates, and how you can get your children prepared by clicking on the ACT button on the homepage of the South Carolina Department of Education.


FCSD3 LAUNCHES MOBILE APP TO KEEP 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]

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 BRANDI BAKER NAMED FCSD3 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

A fifth grade math teacher who credits two of her own teachers as influences on her decision to become an educator has been named Florence County School District Three’s Teacher of the Year. [Read more]


FCSD3 ANNOUNCES POLICY FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS

Florence County School District Three today 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]

 


Our Mission

The mission of Florence School District Three is to ensure that all students are prepared for success:

100% College 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.