A3 Daily
First Baptist of Iva was full of talent for the A3 Fine Arts Showcase! Students from every school demonstrated their artistic and musical abilities. Here is a look at the Flat Rock, Iva, and Starr chorus members who all did an excellent job!
1 day ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Today is #WorldStorytellingDay! This years theme is myths, legends, and epics. Don't forget to share a story with a child!
2 days ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
March 25th will be a Normal School Day.
2 days ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Every Thursday, Mrs. Christenbury's class prepares sweet treats for the faculty of Flat Rock. Last week, in honor of Pi Day, her class used their adaptive switches to help them mix up a delicious (Pi)e in a cup treat!
3 days ago, A3 Daily
Krista Gray
Flat Rock students worked with guest artist, Sean Thrasher, to create clay boxes at the 1st A3 Art Clinic. Sean Thrasher is a graduate of Crescent and currently works as a ceramic artist. Students' clay pieces will be on display at the A3 Fine Arts Showcase on March 19th, 2019 starting at 5:30.
8 days ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
YOU'RE INVITED! Come observe a GOOD NEWS CLUB and see if it's something you would like to help out with. Good News Club is an after school ministry outreach of local churches that takes place at the school. Volunteers are always needed, and there are many roles --- not just teaching. Club meets Mondays after school until 4:15. Sponsored by Middleton Road Baptist and Flat Rock Presbyterian. For more info, contact Laura King 864-245-1700 (call/text).
10 days ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Flat Rock Elementary hosts the regional Jet Toy competition with ten Upstate teams!
14 days ago, Krista Gray
A3 Daily
Anderson School District Three is holding a fundraiser for the March of Dimes. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please email smithc@acsd3.org or call Cheryl Smith at 348-6196 by Monday, March 11, 2019. The t-shirt is white and costs $15. Please add $1 for each X added to the size after XL. All proceeds from the shirt sale will be given to the March of Dimes. Wear your shirt and join faculty from Anderson Three at the March of Dimes walk on April 27, 2019.
16 days ago, A3 Daily
Krista Gray
Would your rising 4th or 5th grader like to participate in a running club? The CHS cross country team is sponsoring this exciting, new event in our district. For further information, please contact Mrs.Gray or Coach Johnson.
17 days ago, Krista Gray
A3 Communications
This week was #employeeappreciation and the district office would like to say THANK YOU to our amazing employees! Anderson 3 would not be the same without the dedicated faculty and staff that work tirelessly to ensure our students receive the best possible education. We hope you enjoyed the BBQ lunch!
21 days ago, A3 Communications
Krista Gray
Congratulations to A Novel Bunch for winning Flat Rock's Battle of the Books Teachers Edition!
21 days ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
The Garage Band Readers: the sophomore album is ready for BTOB: Teacher Edition!
24 days ago, Christy Dodd
A3 Communications
A3 Fine Arts Showcase. Students from every school will be participating in this event!
25 days ago, A3 Communications
Krista Gray
Congratulations to Rowan Adams, Jaxon Kidd, and Dustin Ross on winning our Battle of the Books competition for 1st and 2nd grade!
25 days ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
We are so proud of CC Spires, and we are especially proud of instructional specialist , Austin Powell! He goes the extra mile for our students!
26 days ago, Christy Dodd
A3 Communications
Battle of the Books recently commenced with a final battle round between the two best teams from the 3rd, 4th, and 5th-grade bracket. Congratulations to 5th graders Miley Jones, Abby Linker, and Amira Hjiri for winning the school upperclassmen battle!
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
A3 Communications
NO SCHOOL (02-18-2019)
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
A3 Communications
Professors and representatives from the Clemson College of Education toured all 5 of Anderson 3's schools Wednesday to observe all the great things happening in Anderson 3!
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
Krista Gray
Mrs. Loftis' K5 class made Valentine's Day Cards for the "Cards 4 Kids" program. These handmade sentiments will be delivered to children in local hospitals for Valentine's Day.
about 1 month ago, Krista Gray
A3 Communications
Good Hope Presbyterian Church recently donated $533.00 to the Weekend Snackpack Program. This donation was matched by an anonymous donor and will benefit the students of Flat Rock and Iva Elementary! Starr Baptist Church also supplies approximately 20 snackpacks each week to the students of Starr Elementary. Anderson Three is blessed and truly thankful for the love and support of our schools from the Starr and Iva communities.
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
A3 Communications
Flat Rock also started battle rounds for Battle of the Books as 3rd - 5th grade teams began competing to see who could come up with the most book titles and authors when given clues from a stories plot!
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
A3 Communications
Let the Games Begin! Battle of the Books began today at Flat Rock as the Anderson County Elections Office set up voting machines for students to vote for their pick for best book! Students were able to see what its like to vote in a real election! Thank you, AC Elections Office!
about 1 month ago, A3 Communications
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary LOVES our guidance counselor, Andrea Lollis! Today, we honored her as part of National School Counselor Appreciation week.
about 1 month ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Please remember as we celebrate Valentine's Day next week that Flat Rock Elementary will not accept deliveries to the school for any students. Students will be allowed to share snacks and cards with their classroom friends.
about 1 month ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Because our family STEAM night has been cancelled for tomorrow night, the book fair will be open to students all day tomorrow, Tuesday, February 5th. Tomorrow is the last day of the book fair.
about 1 month ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Due to large numbers of sickness, Flat Rock Elementary will not have our family STEAM night on Tuesday, February 5th. Thank you for your understanding. We want to keep our students and families healthy during this season.
about 1 month ago, Christy Dodd
A3 Daily
Have you noticed someone in Anderson 3 who goes above and beyond everyday? Help us feature them! Fill out the form below to nominate an Anderson Three employee for EOTW! (Nominees will be featured on A3 social media channels.) http://bit.ly/A3EOTW
about 1 month ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Flat Rock was feeling a little fragile today on the 100th day of school!
about 1 month ago, A3 Daily
Krista Gray
Congratulations to all of our 3rd-5th Grade IXL leaders for the 2nd quarter!
about 1 month ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Congratulations to all of our K4 - 2nd Grade IXL leaders for the 2nd quarter!
about 1 month ago, Krista Gray
A3 Daily
3rd grade at Flat Rock discussed the states of matter on Thursday. By using sherbet as a solid, and Sprite as a liquid they created a gas by pouring the Sprite over the sherbert. It made for an educational and delicious experiment!
about 1 month ago, A3 Daily
Krista Gray
Kindergarten students enjoyed learning about animals with a special classroom visitor!
about 1 month ago, Krista Gray
A3 Daily
January is board member appreciation month, and we are so very thankful for our board members! Thank you, Curtis Wiles, Danny Owens, Larry Holbrook, Tripp Bouknight, and Marty Watt for your hard work and dedication to the students of Anderson School District Three.
2 months ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Schools and offices will be closed on Monday, January 21st for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
2 months ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Mrs. Herron's K-5 class at Flat Rock studied characteristics of winter and completed a winter snowflake STEM project. They identified 2-D shapes within a snowflake as they connected toothpicks and marshmallows! It was SNOW much fun!
2 months ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Mrs. Dutton's 4th-grade class is creating weather reports using iPads and a green screen!
2 months ago, A3 Daily
A3 Daily
Picking out new books is always the best part of library day!
2 months ago, A3 Daily
Krista Gray
Flat Rock students are excited to return to school and checkout new books!
3 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Santa Claus came to visit the children at Flat Rock Elementary today!
3 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
K4 and K5 Registration will be held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. For questions, please call the A3 Parenting Office at 864-352-3513.
3 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Flat Rock 4th graders enjoyed a visit from WYFF4 meteorologist John Cessarich!
3 months ago, Krista Gray
Aimee Gray
Mr. Bibb came to wish the students at Flatrock Elementary a Merry Christmas!
3 months ago, Aimee Gray
Aimee Gray
Anderson School District 3 will be on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.
3 months ago, Aimee Gray
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary will operate on a two hour delay on Tuesday, December 11th. School will open at 9:15 A.M and begin at 9:45 A.M. Second and fourth grades will Christmas Carol as scheduled. K4 and K5 will be rescheduled for Thursday, December 13th at 9:00 A.M. The rest of second grade and third grade will have Santa’s workshop tomorrow. Fourth and fifth grade will have Santa’s workshop on Wednesday.
3 months ago, Christy Dodd
Social Media
All of the Anderson School Districts will meet at 5am tomorrow morning (12/11) to make a final decision on operations for Tuesday. We will post on the app and Facebook if there are any changes to the school schedule.
3 months ago, Social Media
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary will be closed on Monday, December 10th due to inclement weather.
3 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary School will have a pajama day tomorrow, Friday, December 7th for all students. This is a fundraiser for kindergarten. Any student wishing to wear pajamas to school tomorrow should bring one dollar. Also, we will have our Terrific Kid Celebration tomorrow at 8 A M for those students who received an invitation last week.
4 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock was proud to have our CHS wrestlers help greet our students this morning.
4 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
This is a reminder that Flat Rock Elementary will have a pajama day tomorrow, November 30. There is no cost for the event.
4 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Flat Rock students have had a fantastic time during our fall field days! We even had a surprise Michelin visitor!
4 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock will have our annual field days this week. Tomorrow, third and fifth grade will have field day in the morning, and fourth grade will have theirs tomorrow afternoon. K4 and K5 will have theirs Tuesday morning with first and second grade on Tuesday afternoon. Concessions will be sold. We look forward to seeing you.
4 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Don't forget field days start in the morning! Snacks (including hot cocoa) will be available for purchase.
4 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Field Days are coming Monday and Tuesday! Here's the schedule: Monday - 3rd/5th @s 8:30 a.m.; 4th grade @ 12:30 p.m. Tuesday - K4/K5 @8:30 a.m.; 1st/2nd @ 12:30 p.m. Any remaining Field Day t-shirts as well as concessions will be available for purchase at each event.
4 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Our Fall Ball dance for 3rd-5th grade students is tomorrow (Thursday) after school until 4:30. Admission is $3 and students will be able to purchase concessions and raffle tickets during the dance.
4 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
3rd graders enjoyed a visit from Clemson University videographer Andy Turner during the National Day of STEM.
4 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Congratulations to Amira, our school Spelling Bee winner!
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary Field Days will be November 19 and 20. 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades will have field day on November 19, and K4, K5, 1st, and 2nd grades will have field day on November 20. More details will be sent home next week.
5 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Congratulations to Rock Robotics on winning the Anderson 3 robotics competition at Starr-Iva Middle School!
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Students and teachers had a great day dressing as their favorite book character during Red Ribbon Week!
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
First graders enjoyed learning how to program Bee Bots in the library's Makerspace!
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
These are our IXL winners for 1st quarter in 3rd-5th grades.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
What an exciting IXL competition we've had for first quarter! These are our grade level winners for K-2.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary will host our annual Fall Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:00 pm. Our third, fourth, and fifth grade students will perform. All parents/guardians are invited to attend the School Improvement Council and Title I meetings at 5:30 pm before the program begins. We look forward to sharing this evening with our school community.
5 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
We are enjoying our Anderson County Library storytellers as we celebrate literacy week!
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Every morning, we read before school. This morning, Cooper Bradford enjoyed sharing his graphic novel.
5 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
DHEC will offer a no-cost flu vaccine clinic for students at Flat Rock on November 9. The deadline to register your child is October 25. See the information below to register online or contact the school nurse for a paper consent form.
5 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Flat Rock students will celebrate Red Ribbon Week Oct. 22-26. Here is the dress up schedule.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Flat Rock students and teachers had fun participating in the Tiger Trot over the weekend.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
The book fair has arrived! Please check your child's Friday folder for shopping schedule.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Anderson 3, including Flat Rock Elementary, will operate today, October 11, on a two hour delay.
5 months ago, Christy Dodd
Aimee Gray
WYFF has incorrectly stated that all Anderson County districts are closed tomorrow. At this time, all Anderson County districts are open except Anderson 5. The other districts, including Anderson 3, plan to be on regular schedule tomorrow. The superintendents continue to monitor weather conditions and will have a conference call Thursday morning at 5 a.m. Any changes based on weather conditions will be announced after that call.
5 months ago, Aimee Gray
Krista Gray
The Book Fair arrives tomorrow! Look for information in your child's Friday Folder for shopping opportunities next week.
5 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Congratulations to our weekly IXL winners! Keep up the good work.
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
K5 students are having an exciting week learning how to plant a garden!
6 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Our students love IXL! Parker and Harper were our K5 winners last week. This computer based program reinforces standards and skills being taught in our classrooms. Ask your children about it.
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Registration Forms for the Tiger Trot are going home in Friday Folders today. It's a fun, community-wide event and we'd love to see FRES students participate!
6 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Thank you to our volunteers who led our See You At The Pole event this morning!
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Thank you to the faculty and staff of Flat Rock Elementary School for a great drill after school today. A big thank you to our custodians, paraprofessionals, and cafeteria workers who stayed late to participate. Our school is committed to excellence!
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Flat Rock Robotics Team visits live show with astronaut Terry Virt at the Peace Center.
6 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Flat Rock had so much fun moving Full STEAM Ahead at the Crescent homecoming parade!
6 months ago, Krista Gray
Krista Gray
Mrs. Moore's STEM students are learning to code on our new interactive panels.
6 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Mrs. Christenbury’s class is using their learning lab to practice daily living skills and STEAM activities. To support the lab, they are selling t shirts and hoodies. An order form came home with Flat Rock students today. Thank you for supporting our learning lab at Flat Rock!
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
We love Thursdays at the Rock! Mrs. Christenbury’s class treats us. This week is was snack mix.
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Mrs. Herron’s K5 class has been studying apples. They’ve used their STEM skills to build towers to support their apples.
6 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
We enjoyed having our CHS football players greet our students again this Friday! Go Tigers!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Krista Gray
Our Battle of the Books Registration for 3rd-5th graders has begun! Just go to this link to register your team: https://goo.gl/forms/8fLbmvxmTx9YOxqw2
7 months ago, Krista Gray
Christy Dodd
Look! We made the newspaper! We are very thankful for our partnership with Unity Baptist Church and Flat Rock Baptist Church!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
CHS football players and Coach Chambers greeted our students before school this morning, and we loved it! Go Tigers!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Congratulations to Mrs. Michele Wiles who has been nominated as a Carolina Panthers Teacher of the Week!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Mrs. Christenbury's class is using their STEAM skills to make sweet treats for the faculty and staff at Flat Rock Elementary. They plan to use their adaptive equipment to make many different things this school year. Thanks to Mrs. Lollis and Michelin for their donations that enable our class to practice these life skills.
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Congratulations to Mrs. Carly Herron for being nominated as a Carolina Panthers Teacher of the Week. She received several gifts to use in her classroom. We are so proud of Mrs. Herron! Way to go!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
A3 Daily Updates
All Aboard! Flat Rock is Full Steam Ahead!
7 months ago, A3 Daily Updates
A3 Daily Updates
Tomorrow is the big day, our first day of school! Make sure you are at your bus stop on time. Sometimes buses run a few minutes behind on the first day of school as well. If you are dropping your child off, please arrive to your school on time. We will see you all in the morning!
7 months ago, A3 Daily Updates
Christy Dodd
We are anxiously awaiting Monday morning when our sweet students return to Flat Rock! In the meantime, go check out our video posted on both our new and old facebook pages. We would love to have 10,000 views before school on Monday morning!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Flat Rock Elementary will host Meet the Teacher tomorrow, August 14 from 4 to 6 pm. If you did not attend registration, you will need to bring proof of residency or notarized affidavit. We look forward to seeing all of you.
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Welcome Back FRES Faculty and Staff!
7 months ago, Christy Dodd
Christy Dodd
Thank you Flat Rock community for a great registration event! Remember, Meet the Teacher is Tuesday, August 14th 4 to 6 pm. (This text does not receive replies. Contact the school if you have questions. )
8 months ago, Christy Dodd
Social Media
The future is here. Download our new A3 App to unlock all of the district's content. Complete with live information, important documents and much more!
8 months ago, Social Media
Christy Dodd
Looking forward to sharing our new website and app with our Flat Rock family!
9 months ago, Christy Dodd