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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.
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]
FLORENCE THREE HOSTS STRATEGIC PLANNING WORKSHOP
More than 125 students, parents, community leaders and educators gathered at Nan Ya Plastics Corporation on Tuesday, March 31, to participate in Florence County School District Three’s District Strategic Planning workshop and help create an educational roadmap to prepare district graduates for college and careers. [Read more]
FCSD3 TO HOLD TEACHER RECRUITMENT FAIR
Florence County School District Three will hold a teacher recruitment fair on Saturday, April 18, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Stables Building on the campus of The Inn at the Crossroads located at 128 W. Main Street in Lake City. [Read more] [Teacher Recruitment Fair Flyer] [Register]
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.
READING PARTNERS PROGRAM NEEDS MORE VOLUNTEERS
Florence County School District Three’s Reading Partners program is still searching for 32 additional volunteers for Lake City Early Childhood Center and Main Street Elementary School. [Read more]
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]
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.