Students head back to school on Monday
Florence School District One students head back to school next week. The first day of school for students in Florence One is Monday, Aug. 17. All elementary schools start at 7:45 a.m. and schools end at 2:15 p.m. Sneed Middle, Southside Middle, and Williams Middle schools start at 8:20 a.m. and end at 3:35 p.m. High schools begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m.
The new Rush Academy begins at 8:45 a.m. and ends at 3:45 p.m. Motorists are asked to be aware that Monday, Aug. 17, begins the new school year and to be mindful that over 80 school buses will be transporting over 12,000 students to and from school each day.
School Food Services
Breakfast and lunch prices for 2015-16 are as follows: student breakfast, $1.05; student lunch, $1.80; reduced student breakfast, 30 cents; reduced student lunch, 40 cents. Price of adult lunch is $3.80; adult breakfast is $2.20.
Each student in Florence District One (grades K-12) will be provided with a copy of the 2015-6 Pupil Discipline Code. Each parent should review the book with his/ her children and stress the importance of acceptable behavior. A complete copy of this year’s code is found on the Florence One website. A personal copy of the code will be provided to any resident upon request.
For information regarding school bus transportation, call 673-1118.
After School Care
Call Beverly Woods in the Extended Day program office at 664-2155 or your local school for information on after-school care.
Elementary parent orientation open house and Title One annual meetings are as follows: Briggs Elementary Aug. 11, K-2nd grade, 5:30 p.m.; Aug. 12, 3-4th grade, 5:30 p.m Aug. 13, 5th-6th grade, 5:30 p.m. Dewey Carter Elementary Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m. Lucy T. Davis Elementary Aug. 11, 6 p.m. North Vista Elementary Aug. 11, 5:30 p.m. Timrod Elementary Aug. 17, 5:30 p.m. Carver Elementary Aug. 11, 5K-1st, 6 p.m. 2nd-4th 7 p.m.
Greenwood Elementary Aug. 11, 5K, 5:30 p.m. 1st-6th grade - 6 p.m. McLaurin Elementary Aug. 20, 6 p.m. Royall Elementary Aug. 20, 6 p.m. Wallace-Gregg Elementary Aug. 20, 6 p.m. Delmae Elementary Aug. 11, 5K-2nd, 5:30 p.m. 3rd-4th grade, 6 p.m. Lester Elementary Aug. 18, 6 p.m. Moore Middle School Aug. 13, 5th grade 5:30 p.m. 6th grade, 6:30 p.m. Savannah Grove Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m. Palmetto Academy Sept. 15, 5:30 p.m.
Parent orientation/open house meetings for Sneed, 6-8 p.m.; Southside, 6:30-8 p.m.; and Williams Middle, 5 until 7 p.m., are scheduled for Wednesday, Aug.12. High school parent orientation meetings and open houses are as follows: South Florence High Aug. 13, 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. West Florence High Aug.13, 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Wilson High Aug. 13, 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. For other pertinent information visit the Florence One website: www.fsd1.org.