The SCDE has released school, district, & state report cards for the 2020-2021 school year. These report cards include results from state assessments administered in Spring '21. Overall, Anderson 3 continues to outperform state averages in all areas. https://SCReportCards.com
Our new online Free and Reduced Lunch Application is now up and running! Visit https://bit.ly/A3LunchApp to complete the online application. 🥪🍇🥬 If you have completed a paper application, you do not have to complete another. Only one application per household is necessary.
Welcome, Ms. Brittany Bassie!🍎🎉 Ms. Bassie has joined the A3 Teaching Team as a 1st-grade teacher at Starr Elementary! She recently graduated from Anderson University with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Learning Disabilities. She is from Greenville, SC, but stayed in Anderson after falling in love with Starr during her student teaching. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, watching Disney movies, or baking! We are happy to have you back, Ms. Bassie! 💛
With deep sadness, we inform you of the loss of Anderson 3 employee Mrs. Linda J Burdette. Mrs. Burdette was the cafeteria manager at Iva Elementary and a part of the Anderson 3 family for 31 years. Please join us in keeping Linda's family, friends, and co-workers in your thoughts and prayers as they navigate the days ahead. Obituary for Linda J. Burdette View details and express condolences at http://sosebeemortuary.com/obituaries/linda-j-burdette/2557/
With rising COVID infection rates statewide, the South Carolina Department of Education will require students in South Carolina to wear masks while on state owned school buses. This goes into effect on Monday, August 30. Masks will be available for students that do not have one. **Students will not be denied transportation if they choose not to wear a mask.**
Last week Mrs. Hipp was recognized by a resolution from the Anderson County Council for being named the South Carolina State Superintendent of the Year! We are so lucky she's ours! 💛
Welcome, Mr. Josh Painter! 🎉 Mr. Painter has joined the A3 Teaching Team as the Director of Strength and Conditioning at Crescent High School. Josh is from Edgefield, SC. He holds a B.S. in Physical Education from Coastal Carolina University, an M.S. in Health and Human Performance, and Ed. S. in Educational Leadership from the Cumberlands. Mr. Painter has ten years of experience teaching at the elementary and high school levels, including health and physical education, leadership, and strength & conditioning. He spends his free time in the woods with his dogs, at the lake, and exploring the southeast. Welcome to Anderson 3, Mr. Painter!
Check out these new additions to the walls of CHS! 🤩 #TigersTogether
Please take a moment to view this message from Superintendent Hipp: https://youtu.be/KpCAE7fXdZA
With ESSER lll funds, we have temporarily raised the classroom and nurse substitute pay for the 2021-2022 school year. Uncertified subs will be compensated $100 a day. Certified subs will be compensated $200 a day. If interested , please call our district office at 864-348-6196.
One of our early childhood partners, SC First Steps, is conducting a needs assessment survey for families of young children. (0-5 years old) Please click the link below to complete the survey. https://bit.ly/3knE6G4
You may qualify for FREE or reduced internet service! The Emergency Broadband Benefit is an FCC program to help families and households struggling to afford internet service during the COVID-19 pandemic. The EBB will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband internet service for eligible households. The Emergency Broadband Benefit is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household. This essentially makes most service plans little to no cost if approved. Families who receive SNAP, Medicaid, Lifeline, or Approved for Free and Reduced Lunch are eligible. *All Anderson 3 families with elementary students should qualify because of the USDA CEP Lunch Program.* Click here to apply >>> https://bit.ly/3gegPVX For more information on the program visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit or speak with your preferred local service provider.
What could make Friday even better? Fresh Chocolate Milk! All staff at Anderson 3 were surprised this morning with delicious chocolate milk from Milky Way Farm! We are incredibly grateful for the Peeler family's support of Anderson 3. So swing by Jackie"s Starr Mart & Cafe and try some for yourself today!🐮🥛
Iva Drug has Pfizer vaccines in stock and is now taking appointments for ages 12 and up. Call the store at 864-348-6138 to schedule an appointment for the vaccine if interested.
It's that time again! Don't forget to use #A3FirstDay and tag us so we can see your first-day photos! 📸
Iva Elementary welcomes a new principal, Mr. Austin Powell! Mr. Powell is excited to enhance the family atmosphere at Iva while developing 21st-century learners! 🐯 Click here: https://youtu.be/hnnHwGtgoho
Meet Anderson 3's 2021-2022 District Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Debbie Murdock! Mrs. Murdock is a Kindergarten Teacher at Iva Elementary School! Congratulations, Debbie!🎉
Meet Anderson 3's 2021-2022 District Support Staff of the Year, Mr. Rodney Hannah! (Middle) Rodney is over the facilities team at Starr Elementary. Congratulations, Mr. Rodney! 🎉
The Anderson 3 Board of Trustees is excited to Welcome Back Students and Staff! #SCSBA *Board Member, Marty Watt - Not Pictured
Welcome, Mr. Philip Rhodes!🎉 Mr. Rhodes has joined the A3 Teaching Team as an Agriculture Teacher at Crescent High School! Philip is from Calhoun Falls, SC. He earned a degree in Agricultural Education from Clemson University. While at Clemson, he participated in Clemson Collegiate FFA and NWTF. Mr. Rhodes is excited to share his passion for agriculture with Crescent students. Welcome to the #A3Family!🚜🐄