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BOARD MEMBERS TAKE OATH, ELECT OFFICERS, EXTEND SUPERINTENDENT’S CONTRACT

Three members of the Florence County School District Three Board of Trustees who were re-elected in the November elections were sworn in for another term during the board’s regular monthly meeting Thursday. [Read more]


SES BETA CLUB BRINGS HOME STATE AWARDS

Scranton Elementary School’s Junior Beta Club had a very successful trip to the 23rd annual Junior Beta Club convention Jan. 14-15 in Myrtle Beach. [Read more]


SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS RECOGNIZED FOR SERVICE

Florence County School District Three is joining school districts throughout the state to celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January. More than 600 locally elected and appointed school board members throughout the state will be recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education. [Read more]


EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF LOWER FLORENCE COUNTY TO HOLD MARDI GRAS BALL

The Educational Foundation of Lower Florence County will hold a Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6:30 p.m. at The R.O.B., located at 245 S. Church Street in Lake City. [Read more]


J.C. LYNCH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AWARDED $564,000 SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANT

J. C. Lynch Elementary School has received a five-year $564,108 School Improvement Grant from the South Carolina Department of Education to implement a transformation instructional model focusing on closing the achievement gap between students on free and reduced price meals and those who pay full price for meals. [Read more]


STUDENT SAFETY

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:

  1. Talking with your child daily about safety and about making good choices,
  2. Checking your child’s book bag daily for any items that shouldn’t come to school,
  3. Monitoring your child’s use of technology,
  4. Reporting any unsafe activity to school administrators.
  5. Treating everyone with respect. No Bullying!

Thank you for your assistance in this matter.


BETTY FRANCES STONE NAMED FCSD3 TEACHER OF THE YEAR

A 30-year veteran music teacher who encourages her students to think creatively and critically has been named Florence County School District Three’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Betty Frances Stone, a music teacher at Ronald E. McNair Junior High School, was named Teacher of the Year during the district’s annual Opening Ceremony on Thursday welcoming back teachers for the new school year. She will represent FCSD3 in the State Teacher of the Year competition. [Read more]


UNDERSTANDING ACT ASPIRE

Students who were in grades 3-8 last school year took ACT Aspire for the first time.  These student reports will be given out on Thursday, August 13, at each school's Open House from 3:30-7 p.m. Click here for information on how to read your student’s report. Click here for a PowerPoint presentation that explains how to read and interpret ACT Aspire scores.


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]


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]

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Our Mission

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.