Form and payment is due Friday! There are extras in the front office if you need one.
#EmpowerUp update | In December, SDPC announced our partnership with Tri-County Technical College to bring EmpowerUp - Adult Workforce Development offerings right to our community! 📚🛠️ The EmpowerUp partnership is a unique opportunity that offers a variety of fast, flexible, and locally-relevant training programs at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center. Check out the exciting TCTC courses down below and visit tctc.edu/empowerup or click here (https://5il.co/2fa5b) for more info! Courses Offered soon: 📚 Workzone Flagger Training + OSHA 10-Hour Construction Standards: March 4 - 8 📚 Consultative Selling: Certified Sales Professional: March 4 - April 10 📚 Certified Logistics Technician Associate: March 4 - April 10 📚 Pre-Highway Construction Inspector/Testing Technician - Asphalt Roadway1: March 18 -2 8 📚 Certified Production Technician2: April 8 -19 📚 Commercial Truck Driver Training (CDL): April 10 Don't miss this chance to empower yourself with new skills and opportunities. For more information, contact TCTC at 865-646-1700 or firstname.lastname@example.org. #tctcedu #EngagingToday #EmpoweringTomorrow
The Performance Task Assessment (PTA) testing window is from February 20-March 8. This test has two parts: a verbal and non-verbal subtest, and it will be administered over two days. If your child qualifies to be tested, a letter has been sent home stating the specific testing dates as well as tips on how you can support your child.
We hope you have had a great first day of February. Just a reminder that PTO will have Hat Day tomorrow. Students can bring $1 and wear a hat at school all day. Please click on the link below for the PES Parent Newsletter for February. https://www.smore.com/fgj2b
February Lunch Menu
ACCESS is a proficiency test that measures students who have limited English proficiency. These scores aid in classroom instruction, monitor student progress, and indicate when ELs have reached proficiency in the English language. If you would like to know more about this assesment please visit the State Dept. of Education Website at https://ed.sc.gov/tests/elementary/access-for-ells/
PES Parent Newsletter for January 2024 https://www.smore.com/fdveq
Attention Parents/Guardians of Pickens County students! Click Here (https://bit.ly/47IbEpT) for info about an exciting new program for adults in Pickens County! You can earn certifications in the fields of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Commercial Truck Driver Training (CDL), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), and Electrical Wiring. Classes begin in January! For more information, visit - www.tctc.edu/EmpowerUp
Students will get to shop for family and friends this week! Envelopes went home with students last week. More are located in the front office or contact your child's teacher!
Our student council is ready to serve our Veterans breakfast this morning!
Pickens County Parents, You are invited to an information night to hear from experts regarding “Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health” on Nov. 9 at 6:00pm at Pickens Middle School. - WHAT: Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health - INFORMATION NIGHT - WHERE: Pickens Middle School - WHEN: Thur. 11/9 at 6:00pm - Submit this form to attend - https://bit.ly/3Sr0jFT
November's Sparkle Story Time is fast approaching! Get signed up now while spots are available! Use the QR or link. *please note this is for children ages 1-5, not currently enrolled at Pickens Elementary. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ciTJJ7N9WEMEY8nT4WOAE5p8uQspwgdg4rjpDNQ0jUM/edit?usp=sharing
We will be sharing the message to stay healthy and be Drug Free during Red Ribbon Week! Mark these dates to show your sparkle spirit! Monday: Mix Match (unmatching clothes, shoes, etc) Tuesday: Tie Dye (show your inner peace with those tie dye clothes) Wednesday: Team Day (wear your jerseys or colors displaying your favorite sports team) Thursday: Twin Day (dress up like your bestie) Friday: Red Day (well...wear red) *graphic courtesy of Gannon Bates, PES Student Council-School Reporter
If you have not ordered school pictures, tomorrow is the deadline to order online before you will have to pay late charges. This does not include make ups. https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/clients/pickens-elementary/fall-retake-pictures-11-3-2023-38/optIn Enter students name as it is on file at school. Strawbridge will be here on Friday, November 3rd to take Fall Make Up Pictures. This is for students who were absent on picture day or you requested a retake.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Friday we will have our annual Pink Out Day! Wear your pink in support of those who have fought or those fighting now! We love you, Mrs. Barrilleaux!
ATTENTION 5th Grade Parents! All yearbook ads will be placed and paid for online. Here is the link for the detailed directions to create your add. https://iqplsupport.com/en/articles/5163454-plic-books-designing-your-ad ***Please take note that the deadline is Dec. 1st! None will be accepted after this date!
Yearbooks are now on Sale! Flyers will be going home this week. All orders will be done online only through Strawbridge Studios. Follow directions on the flyer. Please note that the price goes up after November. https://strawbridge.fotomerchanthv.com/clients/pickens-elementary/2023-2024-yearbook-40/access?clearSessionAuthentication=1
A cute reminder that there will be no school for students on Monday, October 9th and Tuesday, October 10th of next week. The 9th is a planned holiday and the 10th is a Teacher-In-Service day.