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3-Hour Delay on Fri., Feb. 21

Greenville County Schools will operate on a 3-hour delay tomorrow, February 21 due to precipitation, combined with a black ice advisory and forecast freezing temperatures in the overnight hours. Bus routes will begin 3-hours later than normal and schools and offices will open to receive students 3-hours later than usual. Please be aware that depending on the results of an early morning assessment by our ICE team, school could be cancelled. A final decision will be made and communicated by 7 a.m. The school day will conclude at regular time.  Be sure to check the GCS website and the GCS Facebook page for updates.


Club Showcase Rescheduled for Tues., Feb. 25

Update:  The Club Showcase has been rescheduled for Tuesday, February 25.

Come out on February 21st with your student to grab a snack and take a walking tour of our club showcase! Hear students tell about the different skills, interests, and hobbies they have learned through our clubs.  Also, drop by our book fair with your student.


Early Dismissal Thur., Feb. 20- No PM Activities

Greenville County Schools is dismissing all students at 1:30 p.m. today, due to the potential for deteriorating road conditions during the late afternoon hours, caused by snow and falling temperatures.  All after-school and evening activities, including Extended Day Programs, are cancelled. Though secondary bus routes will not begin until elementary routes are completed, middle and high school students who are car-riders can leave at 1:30 p.m. or as soon as their parents or guardians are available to pick them up. 


Spring Book Fair

Tigerville's Spring Book Fair opens on Friday Feb. 21st and closes on Feb. 28th. We will be open each school day from 7:30 am- 8:00 am and 11:00 am- 1:00 pm. The book fair closes at noon on Friday, Feb. 28th.


GCS Job Fair February 25

GCS is holding a job fair from 5-7 pm at Bryson Middle School on Tuesday, February 25.   Full time postions are available with benefits!  These positions include bus drivers, bus aides, food services, and custodial positions.  For more information, visit the GCS website.


February School Newsletter

Check out what's going on at school.   Read the  February edition of the Tigerville Times.


Clay Night

Mark your calendars for March 9 at 6:00 p.m. and be on the look-out for a clay night flier to come home with your children the week of February 10, 2020.  Spaces are limited and the event sells out quickly so be sure to register as soon as the information comes home!


Greenville Drive Reading All Stars

This Spring, the Greenville Drive and Michelin N.A. proudly present the 13th Annual Reading All-Stars Program. The Reading All-Stars Program is a reading incentive program for any Kindergarten – 8th grade student aimed at promoting reading and academic success across the Upstate.  Students are challenged to read 5 reading-level appropriate books in a 5-week time period to qualify as a Reading All-Star.  Students who complete the reading program will receive a ticket voucher to the Celebration Game. At the game, they will receive Reading All-Stars merchandise, a book for their personal library, and participation in the pre-game parade. Reading Dates:  Monday, February 3- Friday, March 6th.  Game day: Monday, April 27 @ 7pm      Please look for your child's  All Stars reading log in his/her red folder. 


Shining Stars 2020

Registration for Shining Stars 2020 opened on Monday, January 27, 2020 and will close on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  The Shining Stars event is hosted each year by Greenville County Schools as a way for candidates searching for teaching positions to meet Greenville County Schools’ principals and district staff. The event will be held at the Greenville Convention Center on March 2, 2020,  and offers candidates the opportunity to explore our district.   Candidates will participate in a career fair by visiting tables of schools in which they are interested. Check-in for the event opens at 8:00 on Monday, March 2nd. Candidates should bring resumes they can distribute to the schools in which they choose to visit.  Please see the GCS website for more details.


4K Pre-Registration for 2020-21

At-Risk 4K Pre-Registration begins January 22, 2020. To be considered, children must turn four-years-old on or before September 1, 2020. Parents may pre-register at any district elementary school or child development center UNTIL MARCH 20, 2020.  Pre-registration will NOT be accepted after March 20.   Please see the GCS website for more details.


Proposed Shift to Elementary Start Time

Greenville County Schools has proposed a fifteen minute shift in the elementary school start time beginning in the 2020-2021 school year to ensure on-time drop off for high school students.  Please see the GCS website for more details about the proposal.  To send feedback, please email: earlystart@greenville.k12.sc.us.


Winter Weather

During winter months, it's sometimes necessary to delay or close schools due to inclement weather. Watch this short video for information on the various ways we communicate our decision to close/delay. District officials take student and employee safety seriously and use a comprehensive decision-making process involving 25+ staff members to ensure the superintendent makes an informed decision. For more information check out page 8 in the GCS Connected newsletter.