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District Announcements
1:World Mobile Learning Device Initiative
1: World is Anderson 4’s mobile learning initiative that will equip every student in grades 3-12 with a Chromebook for instructional use by August 2016. In anticipation of the 1:World roll out, Anderson 4’s Technology and Instructional Services Team would like to join parents in preparing our students for this exciting technology integration. Parent meetings have been set up at all of the schools. Parents are welcome to attend whichever meeting location and time is most convenient with their schedule. We look forward to sharing both important details and available resources as the roll out begins in 2015.  Parent Protection Plan Agreement Form for Take-Home Devices, 1:World Mobile Learning Guide for Take-Home Devices, Free Local WiFi Access Locations and 1:World Information Card.
Students Participate in Anderson All County Band Clinic
Seventeen of Riverside's and La France's finest participated in the first ever Anderson All County Band Clinic this past weekend, January 16-17, 2015.  Students in the Junior Anderson All County Honor Band met each other for the first time Friday morning, and had only 6 1/2 hours to prepare for their outstanding concert on Saturday afternoon in the beautiful Henderson Auditorium on the campus of Anderson University.  Their clinician for the weekend was one of SC's finest music educators, Mr. Jim Kilgus, band director at Mauldin Middle School.  Congratulations: Emma Buchanan, Madison Burns, Elaina Bell, Olivia Ladines, Haleigh Williams, Ali Johnson, Elizabeth Kim, Brady Martin, Bradlee Hanks, Jacob Hayes, Garrett Thrasher, Avery Herren, Marshall Gilmer (LES), Isaac Strange, Will Redding, Seth Gurley, and Tyler Frank!
School Announcements
Nutrition Detectives
The fourth grade students at La France Elementary were introduced to the Nutrition Detectives by Lacey Councill from ANMED.  "Nutrition Detectives™ is an innovative program for elementary school children. It shows them "5 clues" to read food labels and detect marketing deceptions while learning to identify and choose healthful foods. The program is novel, engaging, and efficient, imparting crucial information in minimal time.
All County Band
Seventeen of Riverside's (and La France's) finest participated in the first ever Anderson All County Band Clinic this past weekend, January 16-17, 2015.  Students in the Junior Anderson All County Honor Band met each other for the first time Friday morning, and had only 6 1/2 hours to prepare for their outstanding concert on Saturday afternoon in the beautiful Henderson Auditorium on the campus of Anderson University.  Their clinician for the weekend was one of SC's finest music educators, Mr. Jim Kilgus, band direct or at Mauldin Middle School.  Congratulations: Emma Buchanan, Madison Burns, Elaina Bell, Olivia Ladines, Haleigh Williams, Ali Johnson, Elizabeth Kim, Brady Martin, Bradlee Hanks, Jacob Hayes, Garrett Thrasher, Avery Herren, Marshall Gilmer (LES), Isaac Strange, Will Redding, Seth Gurley, and Tyler Frank!
Smart Snacks
Students need smart snacks that will help them be healthy. (more)
6th Grade Science
6th grade students are now involved in solving his or her own science mystery by completing a science project in class. He or she will have the chance to experience the joy of inquiry and discovery.
When starting the science project; the students will choose a question they would like to answer. Then, they do the targeted library and Web research to gain background information to formulate a hypothesis and design an experimental procedure.
After writing a report to summarize this background research, the students perform the experiment, draw conclusions, and communicate the results to teachers and classmates.
Through time management and project planning, the students will take on the responsibility of completing a project over  a two week period.
Flu Prevention
Flu season is here. There are some things you can do to help prevent getting the flu. (more)
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