1200 Parkins Mill Road, Greenville, SC 29607 (864)355-3200
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C.A.T.C.H. Program
Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

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Lunch Menu

 

August 22 - 26

MONDAY           TUESDAY           WEDNESDAY         THURSDAY          FRIDAY            
A: Veggie Lasagne   A: Mashed Potato Bar w/ Meatballs  A: Chicken Pot Pie A: Stuffed Shells  A: Pizza  
B: Oven Roasted Chicken  B: Mashed Potato Bar w/ Turkey Pot Roast  B: Grilled Cheese  B: Carolina Chicken Chili w/ WG Roll B: Mandarin Organe Chicken w/ Brown Rice
C: Baked Potato Soup C: Mashed Potato Bar w/ Diced Chicken  C: Tomato Basil Soup C: NO SOUP or SALAD  C: Chicken and Brown Rice Soup 
D:  D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll  D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll D: Yogurt, Cheese, and Roll 

 


Carpool Update
Back carpool will OPEN beginning Wednesday, August 17!!
All K5 and 1st grade students and their siblings are to use back carpool on Windmont Drive. Staff and student patrols will be on duty to assist students.

The back carpool will be open each morning from 7:30 - 7:55. If you arrive before 7:30 or after 7:55, please use the front car line for drop-off.

During afternoon dismissal, all K5 and 1st grade students and their siblings will use back carpool. All siblings of K and 1st grade carpool riders will need to go to the 1st grade hallway at dismissal. All 2nd - 5th grade students will continue to use our main entrance on Betty Spencer Way as usual. 

***Parents - please be sure you have the students carpool tags visible to help our staff enter their numbers/names in a timely manner.


Scout's Rock
ScoutScout's Rock is the large painted rock in front of the school at the corner of Parkins Mill Rd. and Betty Spencer Drive.
Scout’s Rock is a great way to send a special message and show your school spirit or tell someone "Happy Birthday!"
• Reservations are required
• Dates are available on a first come, first served basis. No businesses, please.
• Cost is $10 for one day (3pm-3pm)
To make a reservation, click this sign-up link.


School Meal Prices - updated for 2016-17
Meal Prices 2016-17


Letter from Dr. Burns
Click here for Dr. Burns' letter to the Sara Collins community.


2016-17 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Jamie TaberWe are pleased to announce Mrs. Jamie Taber as the Sara Collins 2016-17 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Taber was selected by her peers to represent our school as an exemplary teacher. She currently teaches a multi-age OI class at Sara Collins.
 
Jamie was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and then moved to Muncie, IN where she attend Ball State University. She earned her BA in special education, severe disabilities and, later, her MA in special education, mild mental disabilities. She started teaching the day after graduation in December of 2000 at the school she student taught at. Jamie's first position was a 6-8th grade life skills teacher for students with moderate mental disabilities. Jamie and her husband, Chris, decided to move to Greenville 11 years ago. She has been at Sara Collins since 2005. She has taught K5-3rd grades while at SCE. Jamie is working on her doctorate in curriculum and instruction at USC - go Gamecocks! Her son, Kevin, will be a 5th grader at SCE this year! In 2015, her oldest son, Ben, moved on from SCE to Hughes, where her husband teaches GTT.  Jamie's passion is science because she loves to watch the students investigate and discover how our world works! Congratulations, Mrs. Jamie Taber! 


Learn English Online for Free! Aprende Inglés online, gratis !
A new program available to parents who would like to learn English and become more involved in their child’s academic achievement. The program is free to parents and is on a first come first served basis. Rosetta Stone® Community Solution for K-12 is a program available to the parents of our English Language Learners. This program provides the parents of our English Language Learners wan opportunity to learn and develop their English Language skills. It enables parents to increase their engagement in their child’s school and contribute to improving their child’s educational achievement. The online lessons from 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. Click for more information.


Our Wonderful PTA
We are grateful to our amazing PTA for its constant support of our students and staff. Once again, the SC State PTA recognized just how wonderful our PTA is! SC PTA Logo
Congratulations to Sara Collins Elementary PTA for being selected as the winner for Outstanding Local Unit of the Year for 2015-16! And congratulations to Sara Collins Elementary PTA for being selected as the winner of the Award of Excellence in Family and Community Involvement and a finalist in Communications!


Palmetto Gold and Silver Academic Achievement Awards

Congratulations to our students, staff, families, and supportive community!

We are a Palmetto GOLD and SILVER award winner as measured by the South Carolina 2015 state assessment. We received the Palmetto GOLD award for overall academic performance and the Palmetto SILVER award for closing the gap with student achievement. As an important part of the education accountability system in South Carolina, the Awards program is designed to recognize and reward schools for attaining high levels of absolute performance, for attaining high rates of growth, and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap.


Graduation Plus
Graduation Plus (G+) is Greenville County School District’s way of assisting our students earn a diploma, trade certificate, and college credit.  These opportunities allow students to prepare for college and/or careers. If you wish to learn more, please click here.


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