Halloween Grams are on sale! All proceeds go to support our annual United Way Campaign. Grams are 50 cents each. Order forms will be in Friday folders.
Join us as we support United Way! UW Campaign is 10/21-10/25. Bring in $1.00 (or a penny, dime, nickel or quarter) and receive a student ticket to Crescent's Football Game on Friday, October 25! We hope that every child will be able to donate something and enjoy some football!
This is a reminder that DHEC will be in our district on November 14 and 15 to administer flu shots to our students. Parents must complete either a paper or online consent form for their child to participate. The online link is available until October 31. If you signed your child up to get a flu shot and there has been a change in his or her health, or if he or she has already received the flu vaccine, please call DHEC Regional office at (864) 596-2227 Ext. 246. Thank you for all that you do at home to keep our students healthy and ready to learn.
Don't forget about the Tiger Trot tomorrow (Saturday October 12). The 5K starts at 8:00 am with the 1 mile color run starting at 9:00. If you plan to arrive after 8:00 you will need to take Good Hope Road to Pollard Road and approach Parker Bowie from the lower end.
Congratulations Teachers and Staff! Starr Elementary scored EXCELLENT on the SC State Report Card. We also are ranked 10th in the state out of 663 schools based on our overall rating. Thank you to our teachers and staff for all their hard work and dedication to the students here at Starr!
Flu shots will be provided free of charge at your child's school. If you would like your child to get a flu shot at school, please visit http://www.scdhec.gov/slvcconsent and enter 1040326 as your validation code.
Just a reminder that yearbook pictures will be taken on Monday, September 9.
Please remember that 4H after school club begins next week. Third-Fifth graders begin Monday, September 9 from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm. K4 through 2nd graders begin Wednesday, September 11. Dismissal for this program will be out back where car riders are picked up. Please remember your $10 dues.
Need to pay your student's lunch fees? Visit www.k12paymentcenter.com to access your child’s account!
We are excited to offer a 4H Club. The 4H club allows children to participate in a community setting where you learn by doing. Letters are coming home today in Friday folders. K4 through 5th grade students may participate.
When your child is absent please make sure to turn in a parent or medical note the day they return to school. Thank you.
Starr Parents: Just a reminder that drop off for all students is at the back of the building. Monday, parents will not be allowed to walk their students to the classroom so please make sure to drop off in the back so that the kids will be familiar with their route to class.
CHS Tiger Football is giving all Elementary students a Free Golden Ticket for Friday night's game against McCormick. Student must enter at the Main Gate by the Field House. This ticket is only for A3 elementary students and all other admission is $6. Check Friday folders. Go Tigers!
Meet-the-Teacher Night at Starr is Thursday, August 15 5:30-7:00. To avoid waiting in long lines if you have not received your student's teacher assignment, please go online and complete the registration process or call the front office. We look forward to working with you.
Thank you for making registration a breeze! If you still need help registering or paying fees online, and could not make it today, come by and see us tomorrow or email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Starr Parents: Just a reminder we are having registration today. If you have not registered online please come see us! 800-11:30 or 1:00-4:00. You will receive student teacher assignment once you have completed this process.
Snapcodes by email and regular mail have been dispersed. When you receive a Snapcode for online enrollment, use this web link to begin registration: https://bit.ly/A3OnlineRegistration
Starr Parents: Registration letters for returning students were mailed today. You will be able to register online or come to our Registration Day on August 8 from 8-11 & 1-4. Once this is complete and fees are paid you will receive your student's teacher information.
Our Meet-the-Teacher Night will be Thursday, August 15 from 5:30-7:00. Please make sure that you have completed the registration process in order to receive your child's teacher information.
Parents, just a reminder that we do not store medicines at the school over the summer. If your child has medication at school, please make arrangements to pick them up by Friday, June 7th. If your child's medicine is not picked up, it will be destroyed. Thanks.
Starr Parents: Dismissal Times: Wednesday 6/5 12:10 Thursday 6/6 10:30
The end of the school year is almost here, and we are making preparations for closing the Health Office. We do not store medicines at the school over the summer. If your child has medication at school, please make arrangements to pick them up by Friday, June 7th. If your child's medicine is not picked up, I will have to destroy it. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 352-6154, option 6. Thank you! Mrs. Fullbright, RN
Just a reminder: Field Day Tuesday will be K4-2, Wednesday 3-5: it is going to be very hot. The students will get wet. Shirts and shorts must be worn at all times. Students staying after field day MUST bring a change of clothes.
Just a reminder that tomorrow (Tuesday 5/21) is the last day for state testing. Please be on time and ready to go! We have been so proud of the attendance during testing up to this point! Thanks!
Starr Parents: Just a reminder that Monday is that last day to turn in Field Day T-shirt orders! Thank you!
Ready or not the 2019-2020 school year will be here before you know it! Here is a look at our district calendar for the upcoming school year. You can also view and print a pdf version here -->> http://bit.ly/ACSD3Calendar
Starr Parents: Please take a few minutes and fill out the survey link. We appreciate your input. http://bit.ly/A3parentsurvey
Teacher Appreciation Week May 6 - May 10 Please help us thank our teachers for all of the hard work and dedication to our students. We love our TEACHERS!
Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars Celebration Game - Sunday, May 5. If your child received a complimentary voucher, please don't forget to redeem it.
Starr 5th Grade Parents: Please turn in Parent Surveys by Friday, May 3 if you haven't already. Thank you for you assistance in this matter.
Spring Fling Update: May 10th 5-7 pm. We still need donations for raffle baskets. Bracelets are on sale for $8 as well as "Pie-in-the Face" tickets for $1. You may also begin selling raffle tickets ($1) for baskets. Turn in your dinner reservations. Don't forget to find your Hawaiian attire!
Starr Elementary: Yearbooks have arrived! Yearbooks can be purchased in the front office each morning for $20. First come, first serve basis.
Starr Parents: If you are interested in purchasing class pictures there are still some available. Class pictures are $10. See us in the front office if you are interested.
Just a reminder that Monday, April 22 is a school holiday! We will see students back on Tuesday, April 23!
SES 5th Grade Parents: A form will come home today to register your "Rising 6th Grader" for SIMS. It is important to fill these out and return by Tuesday, April 2. We will take our students on a tour of the middle school in May. Those permission slips will also come home today.
SES Parents: Support our March of Dimes drive, purchase a cut-out for $1. The students are participating in a contest - the class with the most cut-outs purchased will win a free ice-cream. All cut-outs need to be purchased by April 12. Thank you for supporting this great cause.
Just a reminder: Friday 3/22 Student Holiday Monday 3/25 Normal School Day
Anderson School District Three is holding a fundraiser for the March of Dimes. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please email email@example.com 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.
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!
A3 Fine Arts Showcase. Students from every school will be participating in this event!
Our 3rd graders have been studying electricity and all the different ways to make it work. We have had fun using the kits to create light energy and sound energy, among others. Students also had a blast seeing all the ways static electricity, using balloons and combs, can have an effect on salt, sugar, and tissue paper.
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.
Third graders are researching problems within the environment caused by human activities or a natural disaster. They will create a working solution to solve the real world problem they discover.
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
December Employee of the Month! Congratulations to Deanna Phifer. Mrs. Phifer is a remarkable asset to our school. She has amazing ideas that she is always willing to share and she puts forth 100% effort to help both her students and her colleagues. She is always positive and is quick to brighten your day.
Testing Schedule 3rd-5th!! Grade 5/13 ELA 2 for 3rd-5th. 5/14 ELA 1 for 3rd-5th. 5/16 Math for 3rd-5th. 5/21 Science/SS for 4th-5th. Please put these dates on your calendar.
Important Dates: K4/K5 Registration for 2019-2020 January 23. Field Day K-2 May 28. Field Day 3-5 May 29. Awards Day June 3.
Starr Parents: Dismissal time for Wednesday, December 19 will be 12:10.
Starr Parents! Our amazing first graders have worked hard to prepare for the Holiday Market. It will take place tomorrow (12/13). Prices will range from 50 cents to $5. Pictures with Santa are $5. Please send money with your child tomorrow for the Holiday Market!
November Employee of the Month Congratulations to Lone Keasler. She was named our November Employee of the Month. She is an amazing leader and role model for our students. Ms. Lone always has a smile on her face and she works hard to provide for our school each and every day. Our students, faculty and staff are so appreciative of the love she shows us.
Anderson School District 3 will be on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.
Anderson #3 will operate on a two hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.
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.
Due to the winter weather and dangerous driving conditions, all schools in Anderson 3 are closed on Monday, December 10, 2018. Stay safe and stay warm.
Starr Parents: If you are interested in buying the Holiday pictures, proofs and money are due Tuesday, 12/4. Thank you!
Starr Parents: Just a reminder that Holiday Pictures will take place on Wednesday, November 14.
Anderson 3 Robotics teams represented our district well in the Tri-County Qualifying Tournament. The Shooting Starrs brought home the “Rising Star Award” and the Starr Astrobots are HEADING TO STATE!!
Starr Parents: The Fall Fundraiser items will be available for pickup, Monday, October 29 from 1:30-4:00 in the Starr Cafeteria. All orders must be picked up, students are not allowed to take these items on the bus.
Starr Parents: "My Cards" fundraiser is due Monday, October 29. This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your child's specially designed card! This will benefit the art program at school.
Starr Elementary: It's time for the CHANGE CHALLENGE! Bring in your loose change every day next week! The class that raises the most money in every grade will win a movie/ice cream party! Help us support the United Way!
Starr Parents: There will be NO After School Chorus Club on Wednesday, October 31.
Starr Parents: Information regarding the free Flu Clinic. The website for the online registration will not be available until Monday, October 22 (the code will work after this date) If you would like a paper registration form you can get that from our school nurse.
Starr Parents: DHEC will be coming to Starr soon to administer flu vaccines to students whose parents give consent. You should have received a parent packet in Friday folders with information for our November 9 clinic. We encourage you to get your child vaccinated for the flu.
Starr Parents: Please check Friday Folders - lots of information coming home today! Reminder about STEM night, information for United Way Change Challenge, Red Ribbon Week Dress Up days and Free Flu Shot Clinic. Also check the app & our website for upcoming events & information.
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.
Starr Parents: Just a reminder that there will be no Good News Club this week (Thursday, October 11). Those students that participate in Good News Club they will not meet this week. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Friends and Family Fundraiser is deadline has been extended until Thursday, 10/11. If you sell 15 or more you will get to take a Limo ride to lunch at Pizza Buffet on 11/27/2018. Thank you for your support in our fundraising efforts.
No Good News Club this week (Thursday, October 11). Those students that participate in Good News Club they will not meet this week. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Friends and Family Fundraiser is due Friday, October 5. Keep selling....and collecting your Dino Collectibles. If you sell 15 or more you will get to take a Limo ride to lunch on 11/27/2018. Thank you for your support in our fundraising efforts.
Iva Tiger Trot will take place on October 13 and Starr Elementary wants to win back the GOLDEN SHOE by having the most participants!!! Forms are coming home in Friday folders, please fill out and turn back in by Tuesday, October 2!!! Help us win!!!
Fall Pictures are coming home in Friday Folders. These forms and money are due back on October 12.
Box Tops are due October 12. This is an easy way for our school to raise money. Each student that turns in 25 box tops will get a sweet treat!!
Just a reminder that Monday, October 1 is a student holiday. This is Parent/Teacher Conference day and we hope that you have scheduled a time to meet with your child's teacher. We look forward to seeing you then!
Picture Day!!! Don't forget that school picture day is tomorrow (Tuesday, 9/11). These pictures will be used in the yearbook!
If you have a child that is four years old (or will be four by September 1st) and is NOT registered for four year old kindergarten call 352-3513 for information on registering as soon as possible.
Starr Elementary Parents: We have power!! Thank you to the combined efforts from Duke Power and our administration we now have power restored and will continue with our day!
Starr Elementary Parents: We are experiencing a power outage. Our admistration and district office staff are coordinating with Duke Power to restore power as soon as possible. All kids are safe and daily activities are continuing. We will update once power is restored.
Don't forget about our Shirts for Sale!!! Tonight (8/24) is Blackout Night at the Crescent football game! We have a great shirt just for that! Available in the Starr Elementary School Office! Youth Small to Adult XL - $12!
We have had an amazing start to our 2018-2019 school year! Please make sure to check Friday Folders, there will be a lot of information coming home today! Flyers for Grandparent's Week, Safety Patrol sign-ups (3rd-5th), letter from the principal, and some safety information!
Hat Day - Friday, August 31. Students can enjoy wearing their favorite hat to school!
We are very excited about the first day of school (Monday, August 20). Please make sure your student is in the building by 7:40, class starts at 7:45. Also make sure your student's teacher knows how your child is getting home. Let the games begin!
Back-to-School Night Flyers are being mailed today! Your child's teacher assignment and registration information will be listed! We look forward to seeing you all at Back-to-School Night Thursday, August 16 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
Starr Elementary Supply Lists are available! Visit the documents section of our website, or click here: https://www.acsd3.org/o/starr-elementary-school/browse/26128
Congratulations Lone Keasler! Our 2018-2019 Support Staff of the Year! Lone is our Cafeteria Manager and does an amazing job feeding our students!
Congratulations Susan Binninger! Our 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Binninger teaches 4th grade Math.