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District Announcements

Play Safe Hosts Sports Seminar for Parents

PlaySafe and Dr. Chris Clemow will host a free seminar for parents on sports-related concussions. Learn about the dangers and risks of a concussion and what to do if your child suffers one.  The seminar will be held Monday, November 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the AnMed Health Women’s and Children’s Hospital located at 2000 East Greenville St. Anderson, SC. in the Peggy G. Deane Community Rooms. The Serious Side of Sports will be presented by Dr. Chris Clemow of Blue Ridge Orthopaedic Association. Click here to view informational flyer.
 
A light meal will be served. To register, please call 864.512.6255. 

 


ANDERSON FOUR’S RATINGS REFLECT EXCELLENCE

Superintendent Lee D’Andrea announced the release of Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) federal accountability (school and district letter grades) and state test results (PASS and HSAP) showing gains and academic excellence across the board.  Specifically, with higher targets for performance, District Four schools improved their ratings with five A’s and one B demonstrating significantly improved student performance on most state accountability measures.
 “This achievement is evidence of our collective commitment to students’ success,” said Superintendent Dr. Lee D’Andrea.  “It is the result of dedicated work and focus on the part of the students, their families, and our teachers.  The As and Bs indicate we have an outstanding school system; our community can be very proud of this.”  Click here for full press release.
 


Local Options Sales Tax (1 Penny) for Education
On November 4, 2014, voters will have the opportunity to vote for or against a sales tax referendum. The purpose of the referendum is to reduce property tax and debt service and provide school improvement funds. Learn more about this sales tax referendum and how it impacts Anderson School District 4.
S.C. Department of Education Invites Public to Review Instructional Materials
The public is invited to review textbooks and instructional materials that have been proposed for use in South Carolina’s public schools. The materials will be recommended to the State Board of Education for adoption on December 10, 2014, by the Instructional Materials Review Panels appointed by the Board.

The materials are in the following subject areas: Social Studies, Secondary - Advanced Placement Human Geography and Elementary - Cursive Writing, Grades 3-5.

This year, the South Carolina Department of Education will conduct a virtual public review of the student materials for each recommended program from October 10 through November 10, 2014. Access to the web links for each proposed program and the Public Review Comment Form is available on the web at www.mysctextbooks.com under “What’s New.” State Board of Education members will review citizens’ comments before a final decision is made on adopting the materials.
School Announcements
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Lights On After Dark Invitation(Click Here)

 


Calendar Winners
School winners of the Anderson County anti-violence and drug calendar contest have been chosen and have been entered in the county wide contest.  The 5th grade students made the process very difficult for the school judges.  We wish the winners much luck as we wait to hear the final results.  These are our school winners who are now in the running for a $100.00 VISA gift card.  The thirteen calendar winners will be announced before November 13, 2014.  Good Luck!

Jasmine Delgado, Ashton Morris, Kaden Hix, Ben Salak, Amanda Johnson, Conrad Frick, Katelynn Cox, Tillman Shifflet, Talullah Collins, and Emileigh Watson

To view these calendar entries and all of the other great entries by the fifth grade, visit artsonia.com.

Student Council Officers
Congratulations to Student Council Officers. Andrew Morris is the secretary, Evan Lindsay the vice president, and Evelyn Ruff is the president.




 
Photography Contest Winners
Congratulations to Emileigh Watson, Langley Vernon, Travis Evan Lindsey, Camren Jordan, and Mollie Shepherd.
The Columbia Museum of Art has chosen these students for their Main Street South Carolina exhibition.
Artsonia Hall of Fame
Wow! La France Elementary already has ten students in the Artsonia Hall of Fame! The following students are in the Hall of Fame and their names are on display in the art hallway. Congratulations to the students and their parents for creating art , writing about art and reading their comments. To  view artwork and comments go to www.artsonia.com
 
4yr kdg.
Lily Smith
Alexis McDonald
5 year kdg.
AJ Galloway
Halee Martin
4th grade
Abby Hogue
Andrew Morris
Joshua Landreth
Tayler Young
Zane Hammes
5th grade
Camden Atkins 
GoalPOST Surveys
Student Council
Congratulations to LES Student Council Representatives and Runners Up. Representatives are Keenan Standridge, Evelyn Ruff, Katelyn Sanchez, Emeleigh Watson, Evan Lindsay, Tillman Shiftlet, Davis Dunlap, Andrew Morris, Riley Jordan, Mackenzie Strange, Owen Ruff, and Nyla Pinckney. Runners up are Taylor Owen, Justin Parker, Taylor Lewis, Gavin Simmons, Trey O'Bryant, Tana Murchison, Madison Arnold, Reagan Sloan, Jesse Poston, Brandon Pirkey, Harper Bass, and Jess Burrell.






 
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