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Posted: July 24, 2012 - 5:58pm  |  Updated: August 1, 2012 - 8:14am

• Children who will be going to school in the Aiken County school district for the first time can be registered Monday-Thursday at their zoned school. Parents must provide a birth certificate, Social Security number, immunization card or form and proof of residency when signing up their child. Those entering 4K must be 4 years old by Sept. 1; those entering kindergarten must be 5 years old by Sept. 1; and those entering first grade must be 6 years old by Sept. 1.

• A Back-to-School Bash will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Walgreens, 1228 Knox Ave. There will be free hot dogs and Coke, blood-pressure testing for parents, Safety-ID Kits, face painting, games and prizes. For information, call (803) 279-3279.

 

• Registration will be held as follows: Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m.; and Aug. 1, 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Please bring birth certificate, South Carolina immunization record and proof of residency, such as an electric or water bill.

• School begins Aug. 20. The school will open at 7 a.m. for breakfast, which is served until 7:20 a.m. The tardy bell rings at 7:30 a.m.

• Parents can apply for a free or reduced-fee lunch at www.lunchapplication.com.

 

• Registration is open for the 2012-13 school year.

• The next board of directors meeting is at 6 p.m. Monday in the school’s conference room.

• In celebration of the school’s 60th anniversary, the School Improvement Council and the Parent Teacher Organization will renovate the school courtyard. The multi-year project will include a picnic plaza, an amphitheater, a water feature and a garden with green space. People may purchase a commemorative brick to support the courtyard project. Contact the school for more information.

.• Summer registration is Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the school’s cafeteria. The registration fee is $45 for each pupil. Pupils who qualify for free or reduced-cost lunches also can qualify for free or reduced registration fees. All new or returning pupils must provide proof of residency such as a copy of a current utility bill, lease agreement or sales contract. New pupils will also need to provide a birth certificate and immunization record. The cafeteria manager will be available to assist with new lunch forms. Parents can also register their child with the after-school care program provider, Quest Zone.

• Open house will be 2-4 p.m. Aug. 17.

• The first day of school is
Aug. 20.

• Registration will be held Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 3-6 p.m. Fees are $25 per pupil and parents should bring proof of residency, which must be an electric or water bill.

• Registration for sixth-grade pupils will be Tuesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration for seventh- and eighth-grade pupils will be Aug. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration fees are $28 per pupil. New pupils who have not attended school in the Edgefield County School District will need to bring the following to register: a birth certificate, Social Security card, immunization record, the child’s report card from the last school they attended, and proof of residency, such as a tax, electric, gas or water bill, or rental lease agreement.

• Summer registration will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1.

 

• If moving during the summer, please tell Patti Hughes in the office. Call (803) 442-6280.

• Early registration will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1-2. Regular registration is 8 to 11 a.m. and noon to 3 p.m. Aug. 6-7. Late registration is noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 15. Parents of new pupils will be required to show proof of residence in the parent’s name, current immunization record, original birth certificate and proof of income for 4K pupils. Parents of returning pupils must show proof of residence in the parent’s name by showing a bill from July or August.

• Pupils and their parents can meet teachers from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 17.

• The first day of school is Aug. 20.

• There will be a PTO/Title I Open House at 6 p.m. Aug. 27. Parents can visit classrooms after the meeting.

 

• Registration for 2012-13 is as follows: Aug. 1, noon to 6 p.m., freshman and seniors; Aug. 2, noon to 6 p.m., sophomores and juniors; and make-up day, Aug. 6, noon to 6 p.m.

• Parents, if your number has changed or you have moved, please call to update your information.

• Sixth-grade orientation will be from 10-11:30 a.m. Aug. 17. Lunch will not be provided.

• Pupils can pick up schedules for the 2012-13 year from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 1. Proof of residency must be provided, such as a water or electric bill. Driver’s licenses will not be accepted.

• School begins Aug. 20 and is 7:50 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

 

• The media center is accepting donations of new and used books.

• The PTO collects Box Tops, used ink cartridges and My Coke Rewards.

• Registration is Aug. 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the main lobby. School fees are as follows: regular fee, $50; those who receive reduced-cost lunch, $25; band pupils, $56; gifted and talented pupils, $60; and pupils in both band and gifted and talented, $66. Pupils who receive free lunch will not have to pay a registration fee. Parents are asked to provide proof of residency such as a power or water bill, lease agreement or sales contract. Parents may pick up a registration card from the school office before Aug. 1 and turn it in on the day of registration. Completing the registration in advance will expedite the process on registration day.

• Pupils will receive textbooks when school starts.

• Open house for rising sixth-grade pupils is Aug. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Open house for all pupils and parents will be Aug. 30 from 6-8 p.m.

• For an enrollment application, visit www.jesusgivesmevictory.com or contact the school at (803) 278-0125.

• The school collects Box Tops and used ink cartridges.

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