FSD1 Elementary Summer School Program
Summer school will be offered to students at the elementary level for three weeks in June, beginning June 9 and continuing through June 26, Monday through Thursday, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. It will provide remediation and enrichment. Breakfast and lunch will be provided through the Summer Feeding Program. There is no charge for summer school. Transportation will be provided for students attending their designated school sites. The locations for elementary summer school are at Briggs for Briggs, Royall, McLaurin and Greenwood students; at Delmae for Delmae, Carver, Lucy T. Davis, and Savannah Grove students; at Dewey Carter for Dewey Carter students; at Timrod for Timrod, North Vista, and Lester students; and at Wallace-Gregg for Wallace-Gregg students. North Vista students will attend summer school at Williams Middle School. For more information call Lorna McBride at 843-678-4192.
Fourth Grade Summer Readers
A summer reading camp will be provided for rising fourth graders in Florence One. The summer reading camp will operate Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. It begins on Monday June 9 and ends on Thursday July 17. The program will be held at Briggs for Briggs, Royall, McLaurin and Greenwood students; at Delmae for Delmae, Carver, Lucy T. Davis, and Savannah Grove students; at Dewey Carter for Dewey Carter students; at Timrod for Timrod, North Vista, and Lester students; and at Wallace-Gregg for Wallace-Gregg students. There will be no cost for the program, and transportation will be provided. Students may attend an out-of-zone summer camp, but only if transportation is provided by the parents. Funding for the Summer Reading Camp program is based on the prior year’s Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) Scores. For more information, call Lorna McBride at 843-678-4192.
Middle School Summer Program
Registration for Florence One’s middle school summer program will be held at Southside Middle School on Friday, June 6 from 9 am until noon and from 1:30 pm until 5 p.m. and on Saturday, June 7 from 9 am until 1 pm. The combined summer school program for all middle school students in Florence One will be held at Southside Middle School this year. The program begins June 9 and will be held Monday through Thursday of each week. The middle school summer program concludes June 26. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Students must be present each day to receive summer school credit. Breakfast and lunch will be provided on the site at no charge to students. Bus transportation will be provided for all students living in Florence School District One. Registration information will be provided to all students who qualify based on the student report card. For more information contact Debbie Donnelly at Southside Middle School, 200 East Howe Springs Road in Florence at 843-664-8467.
High School Summer School
Each high school campus will offer credit recovery, for students who earned a grade of 60-69, in course work during this past school year. The cost is $50 for Florence One students. Registration information is available at each high school. Classes will be held from 8 a.m. until noon and from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday-Thursday. All credit recovery summer school students are required to attend an orientation at their home based school at 8 a.m. or at 1 p.m. on Wednesday June 11. Students needing to earn initial credit may do so in the Florence School District One Virtual School online program. Registration and orientation for these classes will be held on each campus as follows: Wilson High, June 11, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.; West Florence High, June 12 from 8 a.m. until noon; South Florence High, June 12, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. Additionally, Florence School District One Virtual students must attend classes at their home-based school from June 16-19 from 8 a.m. until noon. Students must provide their own transportation. For more information, contact the high school guidance department at school.
Program for English to speakers of other languages
Florence School District 1 will offer a 10-day summer program for English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) beginning June 9. This program is intended for English Language Learners in 1st-5th grade who have English language proficiency scores which need assistance. Students will participate in a variety of learning activities, crafts, and lessons designed to promote the use of receptive language (listening and reading) and responsive language (speaking and writing). Parents are responsible for transportation. The ESOL program meets at Delmae Elementary from 8 a.m. until noon.