Our Student Council led Clemson - Carolina Canned Food Drive is going on now through Friday, November 17, 2023 (this is a correction from an earlier post)! Plan to wear your favorite team shirt on Thursday, November 16th!
We raised over $1,000 for Breast Cancer Awareness! Way to go West End Elementary!
Wear red, white and blue to school on Friday, November 10th to honor our Veterans!
Pickens County Parents, You are invited to an information night to hear from experts regarding “Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health” on Nov. 9 at 6:00pm at Pickens Middle School. - WHAT: Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health - INFORMATION NIGHT - WHERE: Pickens Middle School - WHEN: Thur. 11/9 at 6:00pm - Submit this form to attend - https://bit.ly/3Sr0jFT
Congratulations to our October "Teacher of the Month" - Mrs. Shanelia Rhome-Shannon (4th grade)! She was presented with a customized cup from Pastor Brian Parker representing our partners at Trinity Point Church, and Mrs. Kela Simpson. Don't forget to nominate a teacher for the month of November! (IT COULD EVEN BE A RELATED ARTS TEACHER OR ADMINISTRATOR!)
A huge shout out to our September "Teacher of the Month" - Mrs. Leanne Black (K5 Teacher)! She was honored with a customized cup from Pastor Brian Parker and our partners at Trinity Point Church.
We're celebrating Red Ribbon Week October 23-27, 2023! Here's the schedule showing the theme for each day.
Red Kettle Ring Off Challenge - December 9, 2023
Field Day - Friday, October 6, 2023
Volunteer Training - September 19
Our next Volunteer Training is on September 7th!
Reminder: School begins Tuesday, August 1, 2023! To see this year's school calendar click the link below: [https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/spdc-calendars] #engagingtoday #empoweringtomorrow #firstdayofschool2023
We are looking forward to seeing you on Thursday!
SDPC ONLINE REGISTRATION CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE THROUGH JULY 10, 2023 - The School District of Pickens County is making a transition to a new online registration system called FinalForms during the summer of 2023. The registration sites (linked below) will be unavailable until July 10, 2023. This includes the New Student, Back to School, and Express Update sites. https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/online-registration
Please return your library book(s) as soon as possible! Thank you!
Just a reminder... April is National Library Month! Students and staff, please make sure to complete 1 or all 5 of the Library Challenges in Destiny Discover for your chance to win a FREE book! Deadline is Friday, April 21st at 3:00pm and winners will be announced during National Library Week, April 24-28! #NationalLibraryWeek #WEmakeWAVES
Happy National Crayon Day! Today we celebrate the invention of crayons and the joy of coloring! Our students and staff guessed how many crayons were in a jar in the library. There were so many close guesses, but the answer was 96! One name was randomly selected from those that guessed the correct amount. *Students: Stephania Lopez, Braylon Johnson, Kenzie Grant and the winner… Lylah Mauldin! *Staff Members: Amanda Kouvolo, Ainsley Posey and the winner… Katie Patterson! Congratulations and thank you to everyone who participated!
Owner of @pizzainnpickens Mrs. Kim Acker stopped by to reward our newest teacher of the month, Mrs. Carly Bruner! Mrs. Bruner had the most parent votes and is one of our 5th grade teachers at West End. She is always busy planning fun things and new experiences for our 5th graders like the recent overnight field trip to Myrtle Beach. Thank you, Pizza Inn, for the teacher supply basket, coupons, and recognizing our super teachers all year! We appreciate your partnership! 🍕 🍎
What an amazing day at West End! Clemson University Football Coach Dabo Swinney came to speak to our students about being their best! His message was conveyed through this acronym: B: Believe E: Effort S: Seize the Day T: Toughness It was an honor to have Coach and Mrs. Kathleen today! Every single person in the building now feels empowered to go out and be THEIR best! #WEmakeTigers #WEmakeWAVES 🧡🐬🧡
Join us tomorrow for Preschool Storytime!