News & Notes
Bi-Annual Beta Bake/Yard Sale
Time to start "Spring Cleaning" We are taking donations now for Beta's Spring Bake/Yard Sale! Just drop off all donations to the front office, then come shop with us FRIDAY APRIL 21st from 2:30pm - 6:00pm and SATURDAY APRIL 22nd from 8:00am - nooon. All proceeds will help to send our fifth grade Betas to complete at the National Convention.
State Testing Dates
Parents, please note the state testing dates below for grades 3-5.
April 24: 3rd grade Math
April 25: 4th grade ELA1
April 26; 3rd & 5th grade ELA1
April 26: 4th grade ELA2
April 27: 3rd & 5th grade ELA2
May 2: 4th grade Math
May 3: 5th grade Math (1/2 of the grade level)
May 4: 5th grade Math (1/2 of the grade level)
May 8: 5th grade Social Studies
May 9: 5th grade Science
May 10: 4th grade Science
May 11: 4th grade Social Studies
Level II Volunteer Applicant Process
In order for parents to qualify as Level II Volunteers, they must complete the following steps:
Go to the Greenville County Schools Website: www.greenville.k12.sc.us
Hover the mouse over the Students & Parents Header.
Click on Volunteer Guidelines.
Use the following link to complete your Level II Volunteer Application:
Then call the school and notify them that you have completed the online portion.
MAP Testing Dates
Our students participate in MAP testing twice year to track their progress in ELA and Math. Grades 2-5 will test during March 6th-March 24th. Please check with your homeroom teacher for your child's specific testing date.
3rd Quarter Reading Challenge
Third Quarter reading challenge is here! Your goal is to read as many books possible during the third quarter! Reading logs should be turned in to Mrs. Hood or Mrs. Danley by Friday, March 24th. Click here if you need to print a copy of the reading log. Happy reading!
¿Ha estado esperando aprender Inglés pero no tiene tiempo para ir a una clase? La Oficina del Programa de ESOL de los Colegios del Condado de Greenville compró recientemente un programa a través de Rosetta Stone para nuestros padres.
Si usted desea registrarse para una cuenta, por favor email Katrina Kimbril, maestra de ESOL a email@example.com. El código de acceso y las direcciones como entrar en el programa para tener su cuenta serán enviados a usted y usted estará en camino a aprender Inglés.
School Visitor and Volunteer Guidelines
Greenville County Schools (GCS), in an effort to ensure the safety of all of our students, is implementing additional security checks for school volunteers. Effective immediately, all volunteers must submit an application to the school and receive clearance from the district before interacting with children in the school or chaperoning any school field trip. Volunteers are now identified by two different categories: Level I or Level II. Please click here for additional information and forms.
Parent Friendly Standards
CLICK HERE to access the Parent Friendly version of our standards.
OverDrive--GCSD e-Book Collection
OverDrive is a free service offered by GCSD schools that lets you borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and more from their digital collections. All you need to get started with free titles from OverDrive is an Internet connection and your child's student ID number. Click here for step by step instructions! Enjoy those eBooks!
There is a new program available to parents who would like to learn English and become more involved in their child's academic success. The program is free to parents and is on a first come first serve basis. Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners. This program will providfe the parents of our English Language Learners with an opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It will also enable parents to increase their engagement in their child's school and contribute to improving their child's educational achievement. The online lessons for Rosetta Stone Community Solution for K-12 allow parents to use this program at home, work, on their phone, or anywhere they have access to the internet.
If you would like to have access to this program, please contact your child's ESOL teacher. The ESOL teacher will be able to provide you with a code to access the program and share general log-in instructions. The link to access the program is here: https://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/PArents/page.asp?titleid=rosetta