Parents/Guardians, please see the Alternative Learning Parent Letter below for information on the newest instructional packets for students, which includes dates for picking up and dropping off materials. Contact your individual schools with any questions you may have. Alternative Learning Parent Letter (Phase 2) - https://5il.co/ei0b
Meals are available at the following locations 12:30 - 1:30: Abbeville High, Cherokee Trail Elementary, Diamond Hill Elementary, Dixie High, John C. Calhoun Elementary, Long Cane Primary, Westwood Elementary, Wright Middle. Meal service dates: Wednesday, April 1st students will receive meals for the remainder of the week. Monday, April 6th students will receive meals for the entire week. Beginning April 13th meals will be available each Monday and Wednesday through April 30th.
Need some resources for schooling at home? Check out this informative presentation called Let's Go Exploring! Let's Go Exploring - https://5il.co/eh6r
Good afternoon LCP families! We miss you like crazy, but want everyone to stay home, stay healthy and help to #flattenthecurvesc! Here are some important updates: 1. ACSD and Long Cane Primary use a ROBO call system to keep our families updated. Please notify a school staff member if your phone number on file has changed. Your child’s teacher is the best contact! 2. Wednesday/Tomorrow April 1- Meal pick-up and PTO chocolate/candle sales pick-up will be from 11:30-1:30. For MEALS, enter the school car rider line. Stop at the gate, give Mrs. Ricketts your name and number of children (should be with you), then proceed to designated area for curbside delivery to receive child’s meals. For PTO CHOCOLATE/CANDLE sales, pull into faculty parking lot, drive around to back loading dock (will be designated), give Mrs. Abby your child’s name and your orders will be delivered curbside. STAY IN YOUR CAR FOR ALL SERVICES! 4. On Monday, April 6, Meal Pick-up will be the same as above, however a week’s worth of food will be provided for Spring Break. 12:00-1:30 pick-up times. 5. Monday, April 13- 8:00AM -5:30PM The first set of Student alternative Learning packets may be dropped off and NEW packets for additional weeks picked up. Students may also RETURN any school LIBRARY books at this time. We will include in the new packet your child’s report card reflecting progress AS OF March 13th. More details with specific procedures will be sent closer to the date. There will be MEAL pick up on this date, too from 12:00-1:30. 6. Please continue to enjoy time with family, give our babies big HUGS, and continue to practice social distancing.
An announcement was made this afternoon by Governor McMaster and State Superintendent, Molly Spearman, that SC schools will be closed through April 30. Should this timeline need to be adjusted by ending sooner or by being extended, an announcement will be made at that time. ACSD was braced for the announcement of a school closing extension as a result of the daily SCDE and State Superintendent briefings provided to district superintendents. With other decisions being made in our state and those in states like NC, it seemed to be a matter of time. I do think it gives our students, especially our seniors, a window of hope that the school closure through April 30 will have helped to flatten the curve and the month of May will usher in the possibilities of returning to school, holding prom and graduation, etc. although there are still no guarantees. ACSD is busy preparing for the second wave of providing instructional packets and eLearning plans for students. We stand ready to provide the best services possible to our students at this time. We are currently awaiting guidance from the SCDE on decisions governing some instructional components and will share and implement these once received. Our focus is on what students have already been taught and what they need between now and the end of the year in order to be prepared for the next grade level or course content in a sequence or for graduation. - Dr. Julie Fowler, ACSD Superintendent
The SCDE's request for the assessment and accountability waiver has been approved by the U.S. Department of Education and is supported by the State Board of Education. For more specific information on the tests that are affected, please click on the following link - https://5il.co/e2ec Spring 2020 Assessment and Accountability Updates - https://5il.co/e2ec
Please make sure students are working on alternative learning packets regularly so skills stay sharp and students won't be overwhelmed when we are able to resume classes.
FEMA has developed a Rumor Control page for COVID-19 on FEMA.gov. Please click on the link below for more information: FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control - https://www.fema.gov/Coronavirus-Rumor-Control
Due to information received from the state, Abbeville County School District will be adjusting procedures for meal service. Beginning Monday, March 23rd, Abbeville County School District will provide 5 breakfast and 5 lunch meals for each child 18 and under at the following sites: Wright Middle, Cherokee Trail Elementary, Diamond Hill Elementary, and John C Calhoun Elementary School. You will be picking up breakfast and lunch for the entire week. Pick up will begin at 12:30 - 1:30 on Monday only. Students must accompany the parent or adult for pickup. Parents can bring all children 18 and under and special needs students 21 and under to receive weekly meals.
Teachers and Parents, click here for high-quality, age-appropriate lessons and materials during the current school closure. http://bit.ly/SCDEresources
Attention Long Cane Primary School Families: Today South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced the temporary closure of all South Carolina Schools due to the coronavirus effective Monday, March 16th. Along with all of the Abbeville County School District, Long Cane Primary School will suspend all regularly scheduled events including all classes and school-related activities. Each student has a work packet ready to be picked up Monday, March 16th from 12 noon-5:30 pm and Tuesday, March 17th from 8:00 am-3:00pm. Wright Middle School will be the designated breakfast and lunch site for Long Cane students and will be served in a drive thru fashion. Lunch will begin tomorrow (served from 12:30-1:30pm) and breakfast will begin Tuesday (served from 8:30-9:30am). Please check our school website or Facebook page daily as more information and any updates will be shared there. Thank you!
Don't forget, tomorrow is a half day! We will begin dismissal procedures at 10:30.
REMINDER: Polar Express Day is tomorrow! Students may wear school-appropriate pajamas if they wish. We're looking forward to a fun day!
5K Parents - if your child is participating in the Winter Musical, please have them dressed in red or green shirts and blue jeans, and in the music room by 5:45 tonight so that we may begin promptly at 6:00!
Candy Cane Lane opens for shopping tomorrow! There are items for parents, grandparents, siblings, and pets. Prices range from $0.25 to $5.00. If your child would like to shop, please complete the form that was sent home today and return it with their money in a sealed envelope on the day you would like for them to shop. Candy Cane Lane will be open until next Wednesday from 8:30 - 1:45 and students will be able to shop during their Related Arts class.
Picture money is due tomorrow, November 12!
Robotics will not meet Wednesday, October 30. These students should plan for regular dismissal procedures.
Reminder: Kindergarten students will be travelling to Callaham Orchards tomorrow. Please have your children at school on time as the bus is leaving shortly after 8:00. If you indicated that your child was bringing their lunch, don't forget to send it with them. Also, please remember to dress students appropriately for the weather!
Stop by this afternoon between 3:30 and 6:00 to visit with your child's teacher and take a look at all they have been working on so far this year. Our Book Fair will be open for shopping, information will be available about our new First Lego League Jr. team, and the Boy Scouts will be having an informational meeting in the cafeteria beginning at 5:00. We can't wait to see you!
Tomorrow, August 6th is Registration at Long Cane! Each year ALL students must register. Here’s some info to help you make plans: Time: 8:30a.m- 1:30p.m Location: Gym - NEW students Computer Lab- returning students 1.. All new students to LCP need to attend UNLESS student attended our K4 program or attended our Pre-registration in May. If you picked up packet earlier this summer, bring it with required documents tomorrow for processing. 2. All returning students should be registered using the online portal. Emails were sent to valid addresses with needed snapcode. Staff will be available tomorrow in our computer lab to assist you if needed. 3. Teacher assignments will be given out on August 12th at Meet the teacher/Supply drop off from 11:30a.m- 6p.m. 4. It is not necessary to attend on-site registration IF you registered online. 5. If you are unsure, need assistance, or prefer to register the old-fashioned way, we are happy to see you tomorrow!!!
Online Registration for returning students will begin on June 17, 2019. You will receive an email with instructions on July 1 that will include a new snapcode for the 2019-20 school year. Contact David Myers at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Kindergarten Graduations begin tomorrow and we are so excited to celebrate this milestone with our students! Parents, please have your K5 students to school before 8:00. Their graduation t-shirts are in their classrooms and we need to ensure everyone has enough time to change and line up before the program begins promptly at 8:30. Don’t forget to make sure they wear tennis shoes! Mrs. Addis, Miss Phillips, and Miss Pressley’s classes will graduate Monday (June 3) and Mrs. McNair, Mrs. Glenn, and Mrs. Buchanan’s classes will graduate Tuesday (June 4). Congratulations to all of our graduates!
Long Cane Primary will dismiss early tomorrow, Wednesday, May 15. Car riders will be dismissed beginning at 12:25 with buses soon to follow. The 1st Grade field trip will still go on as scheduled. The field day schedule has been altered so please note the change in time: L. Addis, Phillips, & Pressley 8:30 – 10:00 Buchanan, Glenn, & McNair 10:30 – 12:00
Don't forget - tomorrow is class group picture day! Students should return the form with payment if they want a printed copy. No make-up orders or late orders are accepted.
Don't forget - tomorrow is the 100th Day of School! Students are invited to dress up like they are 100 years old. We're excited to celebrate being 100 days smarter!
Class pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 7th. Look for an order form in your child's folder soon!
Report Cards will be sent home January 16th!
Good News Club will resume January 24th!