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Scotland County Schools....Glimpses of Greatness! Scotland County Schools are growing great leaders...even future presidents!† Click here and check out this video of our own 'Kid President', Gabriel Jones. Gabriel is a 5th grade student at Laurel Hill Elementary School. With the help of his 4th grade teacher, Misty Peed, they produced this awesome back to school video. Great job Gabriel and Mrs. Peed!
 
What's Happening in Scotland County Schools
Fantastic First Day of School

By all accounts, the first day of school was one of the best ones yet!† Enjoy some scenes from schools around our district.



And to view even more pictures from the first day of school, click here to visit our district Facebook page.

Convocation 2015 - 'Greatness Begins with a Dream'



The auditorium at Scotland High School was full of administrators, teachers, and staff on Friday morning, August 21 for Convocation and to celebrate the start of the 2015-16 school year. The program began by recognizing all of our school-level Teachers of the Year and announcing our district Teacher of the Year -† Wenona Mishue (Spring Hill Middle Schools), Teacher Assistant of the Year - Myra Bartell (Laurel Hill Elementary School), Principal of the Year - Chuck Dulin (South Scotland Elementary School), and Assistant Principal of the Year - Laura Bailey (South Scotland Elementary School).†

Superintendent, Dr. Ron Hargrave, challenged staff to inspire our students to dream and reminded us that every child is only one adult away from being successful.† Retired educator, Annie Cureton, was the keynote speaker for the event. She entertained as well as encouraged the staff
to make the most of their time with their students this year, knowing from experience the impact that can come with working in a school.†

At the end of the program, Dr. Hargrave reminded staff that we are a school system, not simply a system of schools, and that together, we can achieve anything - We Are Family!



You can also click on the link to read more about the event in the Laurinburg Exchange:† 'Convocation 2015'.






School Assignment WebQuery

Click here to find out which school your student is assigned to.† It's simple - just enter your street address and click the 'go' button.† The only exceptions would be if your child attends the STEM Magnet Program at Carver, the Magnet Program at Spring Hill, or is assigned to Shaw Academy.†† If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact our Transportation Office at 910-277-4355.



Kindergarten Staggered Entry

For the 2015-16 school year, all kindergarten students will begin the school year on a staggered scheduled. †On the student's staggered entry day, they will be provided with ample opportunities to interact with kindergarten teachers and teacher assistants. The student will spend time in each of the kindergarten classrooms with a small group of students. The students will participate in engaging activities that will give them a sense of what kindergarten is like, and give the teachers a chance to get to know each student to†place each child in the best setting for their learning needs.

During these activities, teachers will be observing the studentsí interactions as well as developing an understanding of the student's knowledge in several areas. All Kindergarten students in Scotland County Public Schools will be participating in these activities. †Once all kindergartners have completed the staggered entry process, a Kindergarten Open House will be held on August 27 from 4:00 - 6:30 pm at each elementary school.

As always, if you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact your student's school.


Staggered Entry Schedule:†
Last Names Beginning With
A - I Monday, August 24
J - Q Tuesday, August 25
R - Z Wednesday, August 26



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