The Florence County School District Three board of trustees unanimously approved a resolution to issue up to $1.65 million in general obligation bonds Thursday during its regular monthly meeting. [Read more]
RUSH ACCEPTS PREFERRED WALK-ON OFFER FROM THE CITADEL
Lake City High School linebacker Terquan Rush has accepted an offer from The Citadel to enroll at the school and join the football team as a preferred walk-on next year. Rush will join high school teammate Jalen Barr on the Bulldogs’ football team. [Read more]
EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION TO HOLD MARDI GRAS BALL
The Educational Foundation of Lower Florence County will hold a Mardi Gras Ball Saturday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m. at The Bean Market, located at 111 Henry Street in Lake City. [Read more]
SCRANTON ELEMENTARY NAMED FINALIST FOR PALMETTO’S FINEST
The staff and students at Scranton Elementary School got a surprise Wednesday as they finished a fire drill. As the drill was concluding, a South Lynches Fire Department truck, with emergency lights and siren blaring, pulled into the parking lot and Laura Hickson, Florence County School District Three superintendent, used the trucks intercom to announce that the school was named a finalist for Palmetto’s Finest. [Read more]
FCSD3 SCHEDULES WEATHER MAKEUP DAYS
Florence County School District Three’s board of trustees approved the Superintendent Laura Hickson’s recommendation to make up six of the eight school days missed due to Hurricane Matthew. [Read more]
FCSD3 ANNOUNCES 2016-2017 POLICY FOR FREE AND REDUCED PRICE MEALS
Florence School District Three has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program. [Read more]
ACT 155 GRADUATES CAN APPLY FOR HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS
Through the passage of Act 155, the South Carolina General Assembly approved the removal of the exit exam as a requirement for graduation beginning with the graduating class of 2015. The elimination of the exit exam (BSAP/HSAP) requirement is retroactive to the graduating classes from 1990-2014. [Read more]
Florence County School District Three’s priority is to maintain a safe and orderly, learning environment to, from, and at school so that we can provide all students a quality education. Students should come daily ready to learn with paper, pencil, assigned books and assigned projects only. Parents, we need your help to keep our schools safe. You can help by:
Talking with your child daily about safety and about making good choices,
Checking your child’s book bag daily for any items that shouldn’t come to school,
Monitoring your child’s use of technology,
Reporting any unsafe activity to school administrators.
Treating everyone with respect. No Bullying!
Thank you for your assistance in this matter.
FCSD3 MOBILE APP KEEPS COMMUNITY INFORMED
County School District Three has launched an official mobile app designed to enable parents, staff, students and the broader community to stay informed and up-to-date on important issues, information and activities underway within the school community. [Read more]
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The mission of Florence School District Three is to Ensure Our Students Are College and/or Career Ready
Florence School District Three does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics in its programs and activities.