Little Mountain Elementary was excited to have students from the MCHS Class of 2021 come and do a Senior Walk for our teachers and students to celebrate their upcoming graduation. Congratulations to the graduating Class of 2021! We are proud of you.
Encuesta Comunitaria de ESSER III El Distrito Escolar del Condado de Newberry necesita información sobre el gasto de la asignación de ARP - ESSER III. El SDNC recibió más de $ 15,2 millones para abordar la pérdida de aprendizaje y las necesidades académicas relacionadas con la pandemia de Covid19. Los fondos no se pueden utilizar para bonificaciones. El 11 de marzo de 2021, la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense (ARP) se convirtió en ley. El Departamento de Educación de los Estados Unidos está proporcionando $ 121,9 mil millones adicionales para el Fondo de Ayuda de Emergencia para Escuelas Primarias y Secundarias (Fondo ESSER III). Esta legislación otorgará estas subvenciones a las agencias educativas estatales (SEA) con el propósito de proporcionar a las agencias educativas locales (LEA) fondos de ayuda de emergencia para abordar el impacto que COVID-19 ha tenido y sigue teniendo en las escuelas primarias y secundarias de todo el país. la Nación. Por favor complete la siguiente encuesta: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe68t0vop3zRC4n7gkjzBg00beljT0orT04uS5Pwd1jEcTAEQ/viewform
South Carolina Department of Education Office of Early Learning and Literacy College and Career Ready Division Survey: Dear Parents and Childcare Providers, Parents and caretakers of young children and the professionals who work with families are experts on the supports and resources available in communities around South Carolina. It is our job as state leaders to listen to you all. The “Transitions from Pre-K to 5K” survey is from the interagency Palmetto Pre-K Transitions Workgroup, and we aim to learn more about what's available around our state to support families in the transition into 5-year-old Kindergarten. We would be incredibly grateful if you would share your thoughts. Please take a moment to complete a very brief survey (about 5 minutes) found here: https://scfirststeps.surveymonkey.com/r/JMYM2J9. If you have any questions about this survey, please contact Rachal Hatton-Moore, Two-Generation Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ESSER III Community Survey The School District of Newberry County needs input on the spending of the ARP - ESSER III allocation. The SDNC received over $15.2 million to address learning loss and academic needs related to the Covid19 pandemic. Funds cannot be used for bonuses. On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. The US Department of Education is providing an additional $121.9 billion for the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER III Fund). This legislation will award these grants to state educational agencies (SEAs) for the purpose of providing local educational agencies (LEAs) with emergency relief funds to address the impact that COVID-19 has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation. Please complete the following survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSei9tClMHrmiD75mx587EV1x2WJzU8P3QljYmghF9bB9aZ2KA/viewform
In observance of Memorial Day there will be no school Monday, May 31st
Please fill out this form if your rising MCMS 6th Grader is interested in joining band or chorus for the 2021-2022 school year. https://forms.gle/gW9xWtWR7zTijjXZ8
YOU ARE INVITED!! Your elementary schools want to recognize you for your accomplishment on graduating from high school. You are invited to come for a Senior Walk at your elementary school. Your past teachers and current elementary students are eager to see and celebrate you. See the dates and times below for your perspective school. Little Mountain Elementary School- Tuesday, June 8th @ 1:30 p.m. Prosperity-Rikard Elementary School- Monday, June 7th @ 1:30 p.m. Pomaria-Garmany Elementary School- Wednesday, June 9th @ 9:30 a.m. Please remember to follow COVID guidelines and social distance.
Congratulations to Melony Fellers, our Support Staff Employee of the Year for 2021-2022. We can't express in words how much Melony means to us on the mountain. Melony is efficient, professional and hardworking. She has such a calming tone and is eager to provide assistance to parents, teachers and students. Melony, thank you for everything you do. You are truly amazing!
We are excited to announce 4th grade teacher, Ms. Jordan Suber, as our Teacher of the Year for the 2021-2022 school year. Ms. Suber has been teaching at LME for 7 years. Ms. Suber earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Early Childhood from Lander University in 2014. She earned her Masters Degree from USC in Educational Administration and Leadership in 2018. Ms. Suber added Elementary Education to her certificate in 2019. We are lucky to have Ms. Suber on the mountain with us. Congratulations to Ms. Suber!! #leadersmovingmountains
Reminder, for all students who are currently face to face, Wednesdays will now be an in-person learning day. For students who are currently enrolled in Newberry One, Wednesdays will be synchronous (live) instruction days. This will continue through the reminder of the 2020-2021 school year. If you have any questions, please call our office at 803-945-7721
With Governor McMaster’s signing into law S.704, all schools will return to 5 days of instruction beginning April 26. For students who are currently face-to-face, Wednesdays will now be an in-person learning day. For students who are currently enrolled in Newberry ONE, Wednesdays will now be synchronous (live) instruction days. This resolution is in place for the remainder of the 2020-2021 school year and for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. We will continue to keep our current safety measures in place with masks, plexiglass, and social distancing until such a time it is deemed safe to discontinue these practices. Meal Pick-Ups for Virtual Students – students will need to notify the school’s cafeteria they plan to pick up meals from by 1:00 pm on Monday, April 26 and schedule a pick-up time for their meals for Wednesday, April 28. We will not be able to accommodate the open pick-up (10:00 am – 12:00 pm) as we have in the past.
Spring Pictures are this week! Newberry One will have pictures Wednesday, April 21st, Grades 3-5 will be 8:00-8:30 and Grades PreK-2 will be 8:30-9:00. Face to Face Students will be Thursday, April 22nd. Please see the attached information sheet which includes all package options. Please go to www.strawbridge.net and use code FM359890 to order your Spring Pictures. All pictures must be PREPAID at the time they are taken.
Wednesday and Thursday will be e-learning days. Students will return Monday, April 12th. Have a great spring break.
The School District of Newberry County has partnered with Lovelace Medical Center to administer COVID-19 Vaccines to approximately 371 employees on March 31st. This will be the second dose for these employees. Due to the potential that some employees may experience negative side effects from the second COVID-19 vaccine, the school district will schedule an e-learning day for ALL students on Thursday, April 1, 2021. Teachers will provide asynchronous (not live) virtual assignments to all students, including Newberry ONE, for this day. Assignments will be posted along with the completion due date. The completion of the assignments will be used to determine student attendance for April 1. If parents or students have questions about the assignments, please contact the child’s teacher via email or through Schoology.
The Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands will be hosting a Spring Break Camp at the Lutheran Church of the Redeemer on Boundary Street this year. A flyer is attached with additional information.
All School District of Newberry County schools and offices will be closed on March 18, 2021, due to the threat of severe weather. All school activities, including adult education classes and athletics, are canceled on Thursday, March 18. This will be an e-learning day for all students. Teachers will provide asynchronous (not live) virtual assignments to all students, including Newberry ONE students, for this day. Assignments will be posted along with the completion due date. The completion of the assignments will be used to determine student attendance for March 18.
***Please view the attached image for dates to remember for grades 3 -5 for state testing***
Prek and kindergarten registration for the 2021-2022 school year for children entering public school for the first time opens on March 8. If you have a student that will be 4 or 5 by September 1, 2021 please register your student online using the 2021-2022 Pre-K & Kindergarten registration link found on our district web page. You will need the following required documents –Three proofs of residency, your child’s birth certificate and immunization record. For PreK, we will need one of the following for Income Verification: Medicaid Card, most recent check stub or food stamp verification. These documents can be uploaded online. Dial 4 testing will be required and your child’s zoned school will contact you for a scheduled time to take the test. If there are questions please call 803-321-2600 and ask for Dr. Beth Brooks or Ms. Jan Redden or contact your child’s zoned school.
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Information for Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten Registration (Spanish)