Congratulations to our Elementary Schools, LaFrance, Mt. Lebanon, Pendleton and Townville, and also to Riverside Middle School for qualifying for the SC Archery in the Schools State Tournament. The elementary schools will be shooting on March 27 against 21 other schools from across the state. Riverside Middle School will shoot on March 28 against the other top 12 middle schools from across South Carolina. Good luck to all out teams and coaches!
Besides racing the jet toy car, the AOP District Competition also held a contest for best car design. LaFrance Elementary won the design contest with a Superman car designed by team members Bridget Barnes, Julianna Hernandez, and Thai Robison.
Q and U are Wed!
Letters Q and U were wed on February 28, 2014 in the multipurpose room of La France Elementary School. The bride wore a light blue knee-length dress and an antique veil embellished with ivory lowercase u’s. Mrs. Crickenberger officiated the touching ceremony. A reception was held immediately following during which the kindergarten classes danced the afternoon away with DJ Holzshu. Mrs. Denny’s class taught the wedding guests Just Dance’s version of “What Does the Fox Say?”
Mr. and Mrs. Qu will honeymoon for 26 days in Bora Bora at Alphabet Resort before returning back to work in Leveled Reading Books, South Carolina.
Second Grade participates in a daily math challenge where students practice math facts. The students did a two day tournament where the “all-stars” from each class participated. The runner-up was Graham Gillespie and the Grand Champion was Sheldon Peppers.
Assisting Students with Medications
The South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners, Nursing and Pharmacy issued a joint advisory opinion, collectively agreeing that school nurses in South Carolina may administer over-the-counter medications in a school setting with parental consent and without a medical order from a licensed healthcare provider. However, if the over-the-counter medication is prescribed by a licensed healthcare provider, or a parent/guardian requests the over-the-counter medication be given differently than standard package instructions indicate, then the over-the-counter medication must be treated like a prescription medication as set forth in S.C. Code Ann. S 40-43-86, requiring both parental AND healthcare provider’s permission to be given at school.
ASD4 has updated our policy to reflect this joint advisory opinion.
All medications, over-the-counter and prescription, MUST be brought to school by a parent or guardian in the original packaging. Per policy, students are not allowed to carry any type of medication during school hours unless the appropriate permission forms have been completed, are on file and have been approved by the school administrator.Link to Forms
Anderson School District Four is excited to announce an open enrollment option for parents of elementary-aged students. Parents who desire to enroll their student(s) in an elementary school outside of their attendance zone may exercise this option by submitting an application request during the month of March. Open enrollment for La France, Mount Lebanon, Pendleton, and Townville Elementary Schools will be honored based on a first come first serve basis as well as the availability of space. Additionally, parents opting for open enrollment will be responsible for providing transportation and may exercise this option through the highest grade level offered. Notification of school assignments for all open enrollment requests for the 2014-15 school year will be made by June 30, 2014. Applications are available at the District Administration Office at 315 East Queen Street in Pendleton. All applications must be returned to the District Administration Office by March 28, 2014.
A student who has previously been granted Open Enrollment does not need to re-apply unless his/her address has changed. The conditions of the Open Enrollment contract are still in effect. Questions should be directed to Dr. Joanne Avery