Please remember that all student work is due by 3:00 pm tomorrow. Bins have been placed at the gym entrance to our school.
Flat Rock Schedule for week of May 26 Tuesday, May 26 Meal Delivery Drop off work at gym entrance of school Wednesday, May 27 Drop off work at gym entrance of school Thursday, May 28 Meal Delivery Drop off work at gym entrance of school
Flat Rock Weekly Update We will deliver meals on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week. Bins will be placed at the gym entrance to the school on Friday, May 22 and will remain there until Thursday, May 28. All work and school materials may be dropped off except Chromebooks. Please do not drop off any technology. We will have a pick up day on June 2. If you have any questions or concerns, please call the school at 864-296-9191.
STEAM Camp for the 2020 summer has been cancelled. We look forward to offering this opportunity next summer.
Congratulations to Carly Herron and Jessica Blanton. Carly has been named our FRES Teacher of the Year, and Jessica has been named our FRES Support Staff of the Year. These ladies work together in K5 and do an amazing job. Carly and Jessica, we are thankful you are part of our Flat Rock family, and we are proud of you!
We will deliver meals this week on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Soon, we will release our drop off and pick up schedule for the end of the school year. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 296-9191.
LET’S WIN THIS! OK Tiger Nation- it’s always a good time to compete, so let’s go! * Vote TODAY in Round 1 of the SCHSL Spirit Challenge. * Round 1 has Crescent squaring off against Clinton HS. * You have 24 hours to vote, and can vote one time per matchup on each device! SHARE THIS LINK WITH YOUR STUDENTS! Use the following link to vote! https://twitter.com/schsl/status/1255488335696531461?s=21
We will deliver four days of meals on Thursday of this week. Also, online yearbook sales will conclude on Thursday, April 30th. If you need any assistance, please call us at 864-296-9191.
Parents, we need you to sign up for Parent Portal. This will give you quick access to your child's grades and attendance history. This is how we will register for the 2020 - 2021 school year. Recently, we mailed a letter to you with your login information. If you did not receive this letter or need the information again, please contact us at 296-9191, and we will be happy to help you. The following link is a tutorial to guide you through the process of signing up and using your account. Thank you! https://bit.ly/2VpTKFG
Online ordering for this year's Flat Rock Elementary yearbook is happening now. Use the information you will find on our website and facebook page to order your yearbook. Online ordering will continue until April 30. Yearbooks are $20. If you have any questions, you may contact Ms. Dodd at school at 296-9191.
For those of you participating in meal delivery, we will deliver four days worth of meals tomorrow, Thursday, April 16 for Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Pick up time at Flat Rock will be 10:30 - 11:00 AM.
All students may drop off work today and tomorrow. The bins will be on the front porch until 12 noon on Friday. Parents/guardians of K4 through second grade students may drive through and pick up work today 4 - 6 pm. K4 through second grade packets have been uploaded to our website at sites.google.com/acsd3.org/elearningday.
Parents, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, tell me who your children are, and I will send a custom digital book to your child or children. They will be characters in the book. I look forward to hearing from you. This is another way we can encourage our students to read.
Flat Rock Family, we will have a drop off/pick up day tomorrow, Thursday, April 2, at school. You may drop off completed work any time from 7:00 am on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday. Mr. Powell and I will be outside during the hours of 7 to 9 AM and 4 to 6 PM on Thursday for K4 through second grade families who need to pick up a paper copy of the new assignments. If you have Internet access and a printer at home, you may download the new assignments from our website at acsd3.org. Use the links to academics and eLearning. These assignments should begin on April 13. Fifteen extra assignments have been included in the packet in case the school closure is extended past April 30. Third through fifth graders will be able to access assignments on Google Classroom beginning April 13. Five days of assignments will be uploaded at a time. If you have any questions, please call us at 864-296-9191. We hope you have a great spring break!
Flat Rock Elementary will have an assignment pick up and drop off on Thursday, April 2nd which is next week. Any K4 through 5th grader may drop off completed work in bins provided on the front porch. The bins will be there from Thursday at 7 AM until Friday at 12 noon. K4 through 2nd grade parents will also be able to pick up new assignment packets on Thursday, April 2nd during the hours of 7 to 9 AM and 4-6 PM. If you have internet access, you will be able to download the same packet from our district webpage. The link is bit.ly/A3elearn. Grades 3 through 5 will continue to complete assignments on Chromebooks. Work will be uploaded five days at a time. Please call the school if you have any questions.
We will continue to update our eLearning website found on our district website. The link should be you there: Bit.ly/A3elearn Also, continue to look on our facebook page and webpage for teaching videos posted by our faculty and staff. We are committed to helping you during this time away from school.
Flat Rock parents, we will be at school today until 3 pm. You may pick up eLearning assignments by ringing the front doorbell. We will bring the materials to you. Thank you to those who picked up yesterday.
Parents and school community, thank you for the amazing turnout today at Flat Rock to pick up your child’s eLearning materials. We appreciate your support and look forward to supporting you in the coming days. Remember, you can contact your teacher or the school.
Mrs. Dodd will be at school today until 5:00 pm for parents/guardians needing extra time to pick up eLearning assignments. If no one is outside the front door, ring the doorbell and someone will assist you. Also, you may call the school at 864-296-9191 to make arrangements for pick up on Wednesday or Thursday.
The faculty and staff of Flat Rock Elementary School is here to help you. You can always communicate with your child's teacher for help, but the administration will help answer any of your questions, including your school work. You can reach us at the following email addresses: Christy Dodd email@example.com Austin Powell firstname.lastname@example.org Andrea Lollis email@example.com Hanna West firstname.lastname@example.org
Please complete the following survey to help Anderson County School District 3 and Flat Rock Elementary School know if you plan to participate in our breakfast and lunch programs during the school closure. You will be able to pick up breakfast and lunch at Flat Rock on certain days from 10:30 - 11:00 AM. We will also distribute meals by bus routes. Use the link below to answer the survey: https://forms.gle/6DVYTuG8WhUqN3Pg7
Flat Rock Elementary will be closed for the next two weeks. We will provide more details about eLearning assignments and other services in the next couple of days. We will contact you through social media, phone calls, and texts. If you have any questions, please call us at school.
Parents, We appreciate all that you did at home to support our students last Friday during our first eLearning day in Anderson Three. We feel fortunate to have the ability to continue classroom instruction while ensuring students and staff are safe from inclimate weather. As a follow up to that event, we would like to hear your thoughts so that we might make any changes or improvements necessary for the next time the weather threatens. Parents of K-2 Students - https://forms.gle/xjaVwE3feCAV5ZPR7 Parents of 3-12 Students - https://forms.gle/bxadoXXx3wHekXkC6
We are celebrating at Flat Rock this week. Monday, March 2nd, we will dress up in honor of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Each class will also participate in a census lesson this week to help our students understand the importance of participating in the U.S. Census.
Anderson Three including Flat Rock Elementary will be observing an eLearning Day Friday, February 21. This means students will not come to school tomorrow. Students should refer to your take-home eLearning packet that was sent home today for assignments. As a reminder, students will have five (5) days to complete the assignments. For questions regarding eLearning, visit bit.ly/A3elearn.
Parents, Anderson Three is closely monitoring the weather and its impact on our schools tomorrow. Decisions about school closing, if necessary, will be made at the appropriate time to ensure student and staff safety. eLearning Day Preparation In preparation for possible inclement weather, your child's teachers have sent home eLearning packets to be used in the case of an actual eLearning day. eLearning preparation does NOT mean that school will be cancelled but allows lessons to be at home “just in case” school is cancelled. Directions for lesson completion and lesson turn-in will be provided by teachers. In the event of an eLearning Day, students who do not return their completed eLearning lessons within five (5) school days will be marked absent. Anderson Three is preparing for the worst but hoping for the best. The A3 eLearning Website has details of the procedures: http://bit.ly/A3elearn
The Kona Ice Truck will be at Flat Rock tomorrow, Tuesday, February 11th during lunch. Students may purchase a cup for $3. All proceeds go to our March of Dimes fundraiser. Also, the honor roll celebration has been rescheduled for this Friday, February 14th. A flyer has been sent home today with times and details.
Flat Rock will not have our honor roll celebration tomorrow. It will be rescheduled. We will send home a new reminder once we have chosen a new date.
Flat Rock and all Anderson 3 schools will operate on a two hour delay on Friday, February 7th.
Flat Rock and all Anderson 3 schools will dismiss early today, Thursday, February 6th at 2 pm. Please pick car riders up then. Busses will leave our school at 2pm.
Flat Rock will have our 2nd nine week honor roll celebration on Friday, February 7. 1st and 2nd grade will take place at 8:00 am. 3rd through 5th will take place at 8:30 am. Both celebrations will be held in the gym. This is a change in the schedule from January 31.
Our second nine weeks honor roll celebration will be held on Friday, February 7 for 1st and second grade at 8:00 am and third through fifth grade at 8:30 am. This is a schedule change from January 31.
Flat Rock is hosting our Family STEAM night tonight in our gym at 6 pm. Please join us to see what your child is learning about science, technology, engineering, arts and math at school. Please use the gym entrance of the school. The book fair will be open at 5 pm.
The battle has begun! First and second graders are competing in Battle of the Books this week. Students have read 10 books that have been nominated for the SC Book Award. They are working in groups to answer questions in a bracketed tournament to determine a champion. Good luck to our first and second graders!
Tomorrow, Monday, January 13 is Solid Orange Day at Flat Rock! Wear orange or Clemson attire in support of Clemson’s participation in the National Championship.
We are looking forward to the return of our students tomorrow. Welcome back to school! We missed you.
On Wednesday at Flat Rock, we will continue Caroling in the Commons. Second grade will perform at 10:30, K5 at 11:15, and fourth at 1:15. We will also have Terrific Kid at 8:00, and it’s Ugly Christmas Sweater day.
On Tuesday, the caroling schedule will be first grade at 9:45 am, K4 at 11:15 am, 3rd grade at 12:30 pm, and 5th grade at 2:00 pm. On Wednesday, the caroling schedule will be second grade at 10:30 am, K5 at 11:15 am, and 4th grade at 1:15 pm.
We have a lot going on at Flat Rock this week. We will have caroling in the commons area on Tuesday and Wednesday. Wednesday is also Ugly Christmas Sweater Day. Thursday is PJ day. Students can pay $1 to wear their pajamas to school. Students must meet dress code. We will dismiss early on Friday at 12:10 pm. We look forward to seeing you this week.
Congratulations to Jennifer Christenbury for being awarded a $500 Farm Bureau grant for our school garden. Congratulations to Darla Moore for being awarded a $929.56 BE3ST grant from Bosch to be used for a Lego Coding Train for our younger students.
Congratulations! For the fifth year in a row, Flat Rock Elementary School and Michelin's Starr Plant have been named the #1 Challenge Education partnership in North America. We are so thankful for our Michelin business partner and the many ways they serve our school.
Tuesday, November 26 will be Hat Day at Flat Rock Elementary sponsored by 2nd grade. Bring $1 to wear your hat to school tomorrow.
Flat Rock will serve our traditional Thanksgiving lunch on Thursday, November 21st. Please arrive early as we expect a lot of guests. Make sure you have your driver’s license in order to check in at the office before lunch.
We will celebrate Veterans Day at Flat Rock on Monday, November 11th by wearing red, white, and blue. Please do not wear hats or any type of face paint.
DHEC will be at our school on Friday, November 15 for our student flu vaccine clinic. Registration for this event is currently closed. If you registered your child to receive a flu vaccine at our clinic but no longer wish for them to receive the vaccine, please call the DHEC regional office at (864) 596-2227 Ext. 246.
We hope you have a great weekend and enjoy your Monday and Tuesday off from school. We will see everyone back on Wednesday.
Tuesday is To Infinity and Beyond day! Wear your favorite Toy Story costume.
Tomorrow is Flat Rock’s first day of celebrating Red Ribbon Week. It’s ‘Merica Monday! Wear your red, white, and blue.
We have $5 raffle tickets for a set of Michelin tires that will be raffled at Friday night’s football game. Tickets are in the front office if you’re interested. All proceeds go to United Way. Thank you for your support.
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 still available at this time. 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.
Flat Rock Elementary will participate in the CHS Homecoming parade on Thursday, October 3rd. If your child wants to participate in the parade, have them at Iva Pentecostal Holiness Church at 5:40 pm. Please wear a FRES shirt or athletic jersey. Only our students will be allowed to ride on our float. Parents must pick students up following the parade on E Front Street beside Thomas & Sons.
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 1040327 as your validation code.
Are you interested in your child participating in Little Tiger Cheer Camp? Registration can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/yxpm92jo
Need to pay your student's lunch fees? Visit www.k12paymentcenter.com to access your child’s account!
Attention 3rd-5th grade students! Here is the link to sign up your team for Battle of the Books! https://forms.gle/TeB3cZhioMffSu9r7
This is a reminder that each Flat Rock student was given a free ticket to tonight's football game at Crescent High School. Kickoff is 8:00 pm. The ticket is only valid for the student. Tickets for anyone else are $6. Looking forward to seeing you tonight at the game. Go Tigers!
The Crescent High School Athletic Department will be giving each elementary student in our district a FREE ticket to Friday night's football game against McCormick. Game time is 8:00 PM. These tickets will be sent home in Friday folders. Mrs. Dodd will be at the main gate beside the fieldhouse to take your ticket. These tickets may only be used by students who attend Flat Rock, Starr, and Iva elementary schools. Tickets for everyone else are $6. We look forward to seeing all of our Flat Rock students and families at Friday night's game. Go Tigers!
We are Tiger Pride ready at Flat Rock Elementary for our students to return! We are looking forward to Meet the Teacher this afternoon from 4-6 PM.
Flat Rock students who have completed registration online do not have to come to school for registration tomorrow. We will register all other students tomorrow during the hours of 8 to 11:30 and 1 to 4. If you are a returning student and didn’t receive a snap code letter for registration, and would like to register online,please call the school or email email@example.com.
A big thanks to our Flat Rock families who have completed online registration!
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
Registration letters for returning Flat Rock students were mailed earlier this week. You should receive your letter by Monday. Please complete the online registration as quickly as possible. If you need assistance, you may come to the school on Thursday, August 8 during the hours of 8:00 to 11:30 AM and 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
Registration letters for Flat Rock returning students will be mailed out tomorrow. You will be able to register online. If you need assistance with the new process, please contact us. We will be glad to help you.
The Flat Rock Elementay 2019-2020 Supply List can be found on the App live feed and our website.
Here's a link to our supply list for the 2019-2020 school year! https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5OSRVSr7DDQLWFTVjV1bEp1Z1g4QU5ucS1zSmNnZUttYlBR/view?usp=sharing
Please take a few minutes and complete the Flat Rock Title I Parent Survey today. The results of this survey are used to help make decisions for our students and their education. We appreciate you helping us by taking the survey. You may need to copy/paste or type the link into your address bar. Use the following address: bit.ly/2019titleiparentsurvey
Congratulations to our 59 students receiving A Honor Roll medals and 100 students receiving AB Honor Roll medals at the Flat Rock Elementary Awards Day today!
Flat Rock awards day schedule is as follows on Monday, June 3rd: kindergarten graduation at 8:30, fifth grade at 9:30, third and fourth grade at 10:30, and first and second grade at 11:30.
Tomorrow, Monday, June 3rd, we will have our awards celebrations. In an effort to minimize traffic congestion, we will allow cars to park around the school and in grassy areas. For kindergarten and fifth grade celebrations, you will enter through the front door. For all other grade levels, you may enter through the front door or gym door.
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
Congratulations to the following students who placed in the FRES Rocket Challenge. They will represent us at the A3 Challenge on Friday, April 26. Congratulations to: Landon Cross and James Pepper Crystal Gonzonles and Isabella Gillespie Abby Linker and Reana Mitchell Destiny Durham and Destiney Ervin Joshua Mackentire and Aiden Hoskins
Greenville Drive Reading All-Stars Celebration Game – Sunday, May 5th! Don't forget to redeem your child's complimentary voucher! www.GreenvilleDrive.com/RAS
Congratulations to Flat Rock Elementary School for being named a Hall of Fame School and a Top Performer in this year's Greenville Drive and Michelin Reading All Stars program.
This is a reminder that class pictures will be taken at Flat Rock Elementary School on Monday, April 8. Any student wishing to purchase a class picture should make payment before the picture is taken. Forms have been sent home in Friday Folders.
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).
Anderson School District Three is holding a fundraiser for the March of Dimes. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please email firstname.lastname@example.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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Mr. Bibb came to wish the students at Flatrock Elementary a Merry Christmas!
Anderson School District 3 will be on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.
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.
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.
Flat Rock Elementary will be closed on Monday, December 10th due to inclement weather.
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.
This is a reminder that Flat Rock Elementary will have a pajama day tomorrow, November 30. There is no cost for the event.
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.
Don't forget field days start in the morning! Snacks (including hot cocoa) will be available for purchase.
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.
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.
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.
Anderson 3, including Flat Rock Elementary, will operate today, October 11, on a two hour delay.
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.
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
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.
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!
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.
Welcome Back FRES Faculty and Staff!
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. )
Looking forward to sharing our new website and app with our Flat Rock family!