School days begin Aug. 17
School bells will ring on Thursday, Aug. 17, for some 16,000 students in Florence District One.
Motorists are asked to be aware that Thursday begins the new school year, and to be mindful that some 80 school buses will be transporting over 7,000 students beginning Thursday, Aug.17.
All elementary schools start at 7:45 a.m. and end at 2:15 p.m. Sneed, Southside, and Williams Middle schools start at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:35 p.m. High schools start at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. Rush Academy begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 3:45 p.m.
Parents and community members are encouraged to download the Florence One App. The app is free and found on the mobile phone in the App store using the Android or IPhone device with a search for Florence One Schools.