ACS
Join us for the ACS Parent Support Meeting to better assist your child with learning in our current circumstances. Topics that will be covered include at-home iReady testing, TutorMe and Virtual and hybrid model learning. All attendees are required to wear face masks. Temperature checks will take place upon entry and social distancing will be enforced. We look forward to seeing you there!
about 1 month ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale-Fairfax Middle Schools sends a special "thank you" to the Mount Calvary Missionary Baptist Church for donating $50 gift cards for each teacher to purchase additional classroom sanitizing supplies. "We wish to express our deepest appreciation to each of you for the excellent job you do in preparing our children to face the challenges they encounter each day and will face in the future. Education and faith is the key to their success. We deeply appreciate and support each of you.”
about 1 month ago, ACS
ACS
Great news! Today, Allendale County Schools received desk shields for every school as a means to provide additional protection for each of our hybrid students. These desk shields were donated to our schools by the South Carolina Department of Education.
about 1 month ago, ACS
ACS
Congratulations, Jamie!
2 months ago, ACS
ACS
Thanks to local farmers and Bayer Fund, Allendale County Schools received an America's Farmers Grow Rural Education grant. We are excited to use these funds to enhance STEM curriculum for our scholars.
2 months ago, ACS
ACS
Parents, free COVID-19 testing will be administered for the families of Allendale County by the Palmetto Palace Mobile Health Unit this Friday. To protect the health and well-being of our community, we encourage our families to take advantage of this opportunity.
2 months ago, ACS
ACS
Good morning, Tiger Family! We are excited to kickoff the 2020 - 2021 school year! For details about Leap Week and Parent Orientation, visit https://www.acs.k12.sc.us/article/276487?org=acs
2 months ago, ACS
ACS
ACS family, call in on Monday for ACS reopening updates and Q&A with Superintendent Dr. Gilmore.
3 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today Heart4Schools of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, donated 2,000 face masks for staff and students. Thank you, Heart4Schools!
3 months ago, ACS
ACS
ACS Parents: Click the link below to select your student's Instructional Model for the 2020 - 2021 school term. https://bit.ly/ACSlModel
3 months ago, ACS
ACS
Tune in on Monday for ACS reopening updates and a live Q&A with Superintendent Dr. Gilmore. All questions should be submitted at bit.ly/DistrictFeedback on Monday by 7 PM.
3 months ago, ACS
ACS
Good morning Tiger Family, we still need your feedback! Click the link below now to take our survey regarding the reopening of schools this Fall. https://bit.ly/2zFXMBL
4 months ago, ACS
ACS
Good morning Tiger Family, we need your help today! Click the link below now to take our survey regarding the reopening of schools this Fall. https://bit.ly/2zFXMBL
4 months ago, ACS
ACS
Happy Memorial Day from ACS
5 months ago, ACS
ACS
The MUSC School-Based Health team is excited to be able to continue to offer telehealth services while school is closed due to COVID-19 to students in Allendale County School District. MUSC School-Based Health providers are available to continue to see patients for asthma and acute care needs through a secure video connection (or via phone if the family does not have access to the internet). To request an appointment, please call 843.609.9317 between the hours of 8am-4pm until the end of the school year. Below are the links to the enrollment forms: English Enrollment Forms Spanish Enrollment Forms To learn more about the program, please visit: https://sctelehealth.org/Schools
5 months ago, ACS
ACS
Good afternoon Allendale County! We'd like to thank our partners including SmartBox and Healthy Learners for helping the citizens of Allendale County complete the 2020 Census questionnaire at the SmartBox food drive. If you have not completed the 2020 Census, visit www.2020census.gov or call (844) 330-2020.
6 months ago, ACS
ACS
Congrats to the 2020-2021 ACS Teachers of the Year: Mr. Miguel Lawrence – Fairfax Elementary School Ms. Nardia Tavares – Allendale Elementary School Mrs. Dorothy Priester – Allendale-Fairfax Middle School Mr. Jim Shuman – Allendale-Fairfax High School #ChampionsintheClassroom
6 months ago, ACS
ACS
We're wishing our teachers a happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
6 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today is National School Principals’ Day. We salute our wonderful principals in Allendale County Schools. We appreciate your leadership and dedication!
6 months ago, ACS
ACS
It's not too late to complete the 2020 Census! Visit www.2020Census.gov or call 844-330-2020 to be counted. The process is easier than ever before and is vital for federal funding for our school district and Allendale County. Do your part in helping our community today!
6 months ago, ACS
ACS
Happy Assistant Principal's Week to the best Assistant Principals in the world! Fairfax Elementary School: Mrs. Tammera Suggs Allendale Elementary School: Ms. Audrey Patterson Allendale-Fairfax Middle School: Mr. Willie Robinson Mr. Ferdinand Cooper Allendale-Fairfax High School: Ms. LaChonna Avery Mr. Coby Brandyburg Ms. Mona Lisa Anderson
7 months ago, ACS
Dr. M. Gilmore
We had a blast seeing our scholars during our drive-thru parade this morning! We love you and we miss you, Tiger Family! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
7 months ago, Dr. M. Gilmore
ACS
Tiger families, we can hardly contain our excitement for the Drive-Thru Parade that will take place on Friday, April 3rd! The caravans will come through each neighborhood beginning at 9:30 while meals are delivered to our students. We'll see you then!
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
Next week, Mar. 30th - Apr. 3rd is Virtual Spirit Week and we’re wrapping up all of the fun with a Drive-Thru Parade on Apr. 3rd. We miss our students and we can’t wait to see you again. Until then, we’ll see you online! Use this hashtag: #TigersCONNECT
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
To support school district's E-Learning platforms during the Covid-19 pandemic, AT&T is now providing two months of free internet service to families who participate in SNAP. Click on this link to apply: https://m.att.com/shopmobile/internet/access/#!#startedStep
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
ACS Families, here's an article that lists five helpful responses for families during the school closure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. http://bit.ly/5responses
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the five-day lunch delivery will change to a three-day lunch delivery. Students will be provided with 2 lunches on Monday - one for Monday and one for Tuesday. Students will be provided with 2 lunches on Wednesday – one for Wednesday and one for Thursday. Students will be provided with 1 lunch on Friday.
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
Tiger Families, e-Learning technical support is being provided by the ACS Department of Technology each day from 8 AM – 12 PM. For assistance with technology, please call (803) 584-5453. Refer to the ACS website (www.acs.k12.sc.us) for further updates.
7 months ago, ACS
Dr. Margaret Gilmore
Good Afternoon Tiger Family: Allendale County Schools will begin distributing meals to all students beginning tomorrow, March 17, 2020. Please see this link for locations: https://www.acs.k12.sc.us/article/211173?org=acs See you tomorrow at each school for iPad distribution and eLearning materials. Dr. Gilmore, Superintendent
7 months ago, Dr. Margaret Gilmore
ACS
All Parenting Partners workshops and Saturday School sessions have been cancelled in light of the Coronavirus pandemic until further notice.
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
ACS Parents: Free internet access is currently being offered through Comcast and Spectrum. Use this link for more information https://www.internetessentials.com/covid19 for Comcast or call 1 (844) 488-8395 for Spectrum. Check the ACS district website for further updates.
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
In light of the Coronavirus pandemic, Governor McMaster has declared all South Carolina schools closed effective immediately. All ACS schools will be closed for 2 weeks. All ACS employees will report to work on tomorrow at regular time to prepare e-Learning (online learning) for our students.
7 months ago, ACS
ACS
Congratulations to senior Javarius Youmans who won the 260lb classification at the region 7 strength meet held on March 3rd. He benched 295 lbs, squatted 430 lbs and recorded a broad jump of just over 8 feet to earn his 2nd consecutive region strength championship. He now moves on the state finals in Columbia on March 28th.
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
Our Spring Parenting Partners Workshop Series is starting soon! Join us for tips on positive parenting, developing confident kids and so much more. We can't wait to see you there!
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
Hey ACS Parents, we need your feedback! Please take our short Parent and Family Engagement survey here! bit.ly/ACSSurvey20
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
Keep up with school calendars, school news and much more with the new ACS app! Receive push notifications for important announcements including school closings. Opt to receive push notifications of your preference using the steps below and you'll never miss a beat! It's everything ACS, in your pocket. #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
We are in high anticipation of our approaching Family Literacy Night which will be in concert with the ACS Community Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 27th at 6 pm. To prove it, the week of Feb. 24th – 28th is Literacy Spirit Week across the District. Check out the schedule and get excited about literacy with us! Use #ACSLITWeek2020 to share your photos! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
This month, the ACS Community Meeting will be paired with our Districtwide Family Literacy Night. Join us for FREE BOOK GIVEAWAYS and lots of fun! Local best-selling authors will be present along with Super Bowl LIV Champion, Bashaud Breeland! We can't wait to see you there!
8 months ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools will operate on regular schedule tomorrow, February 7th.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools will operate on regular schedule tomorrow, February 6th.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Due to inclement weather, severe thunderstorms and high winds, that are expected to hit our area this afternoon, today will be an early release today for Allendale County Schools. Middle/High School will be released at 12:45 Elementary Schools will be released at 1:00
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Congratulations are in order for Javarius Youmans on committing to play football for North Greenville University, today! While at NGU, Javarius will pursue a degree in Mathematics and Engineering. We’re so proud of you and we know you’ll do well! #NationalSigningDay2020
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Congratulations to all of the amazing student-leaders who were inducted into the Student Government Association, today. You all are AMAZING! Continue to be leaders amongst your peers! The SGA sponsors thank Judge Keith Smith and Rep. Lonnie Hosey for being present.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Did you hear? ACS is now providing transportation for Saturday School! Here is a list of all transportation hubs for students. Guess what! Students who attend at least ten sessions of Saturday School will receive a FREE pair of name brand sneakers from the University of South Carolina's women's basketball Head Coach, Dawn Staley. Don't miss out of this opportunity! We'll see you at Saturday School!
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today is the day! Allendale-Fairfax High Senior, Benjamin Gadson will deliver a responsive reading at the Statewide Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. Benjamin is supported by his family and 66 fellow school mates who have joined him today. The ceremony will be live-streamed by South Carolina ETV beginning at 10:30 am. Tune in! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD https://www.scetv.org/live/75th-anniversary-liberation-auschwitz-commemoration
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Allendale-Fairfax High scholars who used this day as a day of service at the Allendale County Annual MLK Unity Breakfast. Amazing! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
"The Tale of Two Dollars" demonstrated by two elementary teachers, illustrates the importance of knowing that some students need additional support to reach expectations and others reach expectations without support. ACS teachers are keeping this in mind during classroom instruction.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today is Staff Development Day in ACS and we're so excited! Staff members were students for a day learning best practices and growing to become better educators for our scholars. Way to ACS! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD!
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
We're shouting "GOOD LUCK" to the amazing AFMS scholars who will compete in the GOIT Challenge with App Development presented by DIG on Saturday January 18th at Williston-Elko High School! We know you all will shine. Bring home the win for Allendale-Fairfax Middle School.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
The ACS Community Meeting for January is only a few days away and you're invited to attend! Don't miss out on the student recognitions, district updates and the Golden Vanguard Marching Band performance. Also, the amazing Allendale Elementary will be in the spotlight this month!
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Reminder: There will be no school for students tomorrow, January 17, 2020.
9 months ago, ACS
ACS
Check out the January Literacy Newsletter here! Learn tips for engaging children in reading! https://5il.co/cb5q
9 months ago, ACS
Dr. Margaret Gilmore
Hanging out with the Kindergarteners today!!!!!
9 months ago, Dr. Margaret Gilmore
ACS
Ba​rnwell County's United Way made a $1,000 donation to Allendale County School District. The donation was made to assist with school supplies.
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County School District is excited to offer School-Based Telehealth in our schools! Parents, take some time during the break to enroll your child. Click the link to learn more about the program. https://www.acs.k12.sc.us/article/173131?org=acs
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
We're sending a huge "thank you" to our JROTC cadets, local business owners, organizations, loving community members and Allendale Lodge 53 for all of the gift donations that our students received this holiday season! You all truly put smiles on the faces of our students!
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
The Allendale County School District Leadership Team would like to thank Govan’s Sports, Blues and Soul Food for hosting the District Leadership Holiday Dinner! You all are awesome!
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
Happy Holidays from Allendale County Schools!
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
The Allendale Elementary family went out to spread holiday cheer throughout Allendale County on the Elf Express, yesterday! Staff and administrators visited homes and delivered goodies with the assistance of the Sgt. Spiller and Ms. Kirkland! Great job, AES! #ChangingtheHeadlines
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
Millions of students across the globe participated in Computer Science Education Week #HourofCode activities and ACS students joined in on the fun! #CSEW December 9-15 and focuses on nurturing problem-solving skills, logic and creativity in young people. #ChangingtheHeadlines
10 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today, the Allendale County Parks and Recreation Department presented Allendale County Schools with the Tiger Pride Award for the 2019 football season. ACS was given this award as a token of appreciation for allowing the ACPRD to use the District's facilities throughout the season. We thank you for this award, Ms. Lori Joyner and Mr. Lexie Brown. We are truly better when we work together. #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Save the date! Allendale-Fairfax High Senior, Benjamin Gadson will deliver a responsive reading at the Statewide Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz A Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony. The ceremony will be live-streamed by South Carolina ETV. This event is presented by the SC Council on the Holocaust. Tune in! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools will not have Saturday School, December 7, 2019 due to student participation in the Allendale Christmas parade. Saturday School will resume Saturday, December 14.
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
To close out National Education, AFMS and AFHS students participated in DROP EVERYTHING AND READ! AFMS students even enjoyed their literature with a cup of hot chocolate. What a way to end the week. Great job scholars.
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Reminder: Tomorrow, November 22, 2019 is an Early Release day for students!
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Today was an amazing day for the scholars who were inducted into the AFHS Chapter of the National Beta Club! Members of the National Beta Club are students who have earned and maintained a 3.5 GPA. Congratulations students, you are all leaders amongst your peers.
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
It's almost that time again! Our Monthly Community Meeting will be held on Monday, November 25th at 6 PM at Allendale-Fairfax High School in the Multipurpose Room! We can't to celebrate our brilliant scholars, our amazing staff, share District updates and spotlight Fairfax Elementary School! We'll see you there!
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Happy American Education Week! Today, Allendale County Schools will join schools across the nation in kicking off American Education Week. This week we will honor and thank individuals who ensure our students receive a quality education.
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
It's Lunch Buddies Day at FES! Students 3K-Kindergarten invited family members to enjoy lunch with them. Thank you for supporting our Baby Tigers in every way, Lunch Buddies!
11 months ago, ACS
ACS
Look out, Allendale County Schools has a new app! Never miss what's happening in the school district by downloading the Allendale County Schools app. It's everything ACS, in your pocket. Check out this news story! https://www.acs.k12.sc.us/article/147105?org=acs
12 months ago, ACS
ACS
It's Saturday and our scholars have dedicated time to learning! ACS has implemented Saturday School for all students K-12. Each session, students use USA Test Prep and I-Ready for additional support in math and reading. Great job parents! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
12 months ago, ACS
ACS
The rain didn’t stop the fun at the ACS Community-Wide Fall Festival! Every student collected lots of treats from community groups and organizations, played games and received BOOKS! The District’s focus on literacy was in full swing! Check out the ACS Facebook for photos!
12 months ago, ACS
ACS
The ACS Community-Wide Fall Festival is a day away! Tomorrow, from 6 PM to 8 PM, we will have storytelling, the truck or treat, book giveaways, the ACS Community Meeting and much more! Due to rain predictions, activities will take place in the AFM/HS gym. We’ll see you there!
12 months ago, ACS
ACS
Guess who Dr. Latoya Dixon found at Clemson University’s Homecoming festivities...Chelsea! Dr. Dixon is the Director for the Office of School Transformation for the South Carolina Department of Education. You may remember Chelsea from the heartfelt speech she delivered at the SCDE Board Meeting this past June. Chelsea is a 2019 graduate of Allendale-Fairfax High and now attends Clemson University. Enjoy Homecoming, ladies!
12 months ago, ACS
ACS
ACS is excited to be offering School-Based Telehealth as a result of our partnership with the MUSC Center for Telehealth. Please complete the enrollment forms to enroll your student by visiting sctelehealth.org/schools/allendale today!
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
In lieu of our traditional ACS Monthly Community Meeting for the month of October, Allendale County Schools will host the ACS Community-Wide Fall Festival! The event will include face-painting, storytelling, trunk-or-treat, games, music, free books for students and an update from the school district! Come out and join us for a night of fun and reading!
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
ACS is offering Saturday School for all K-12 students who need additional support in math and reading. Dates for Saturday School are October 12th & 19th, November 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd December 7th, 14th and January 11th & 25th.
about 1 year ago, ACS
Dr. M. Gilmore
Today, I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Skip Kugler and Mr. Ed Bignon who are board members of the parent company of the Smiles of a Lifetime Dental Centers. We can't thank you all enough for what you allow your company to do for our students!
about 1 year ago, Dr. M. Gilmore
ACS
Today, ACS was graced with the presence of Jermaine Bell! You might remember this incredible kid for his kind gesture of using his Disney World savings to feed Hurricane Dorian evacuees traveling through Allendale. Thank you for your kindness and having ACS on your mind Jermaine!
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Happy National Custodian Day! Today, the heroes who are responsible for ensuring our schools are clean and safe received a special gift — free lunches! We appreciate the custodial staff of ACS and their supervisor, Mr. Brandyburg. You all are awesome!
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Field trip! Little New Steps visited the Allendale Hampton Jasper Regional Library in Allendale today in an effort to foster a love for literacy for the youngest students in ACS — our babies.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale-Fairfax Middle students toured the University of South Carolina Aiken this week and they had a blast! While in Pacer Country, students learned about preparing for college and being successful while in college. Students also learned more about USC Aiken specifically which has ranked top three for 21 consecutive years by U.S. News and World Report for Regional Comprehensive Public College in the South. This was an amazing opportunity for our scholars! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleForward
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Today, Allendale County Schools has the honor of hosting the Regional PSinSC Training. Welcome to Allendale County Schools Power School Clerks! #ChangingtheHeadlines #AllendaleFORWARD
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools will implement a clear bag policy for all football and basketball games beginning September 27th at the Allendale-Fairfax High School Homecoming game. This policy is being implemented across the state of South Carolina and will be enforced in ACS with the help of the Allendale County Sheriff's Department. See link below for details. https://5il.co/aeqa
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools held its second Community Meeting on September 23rd. If you missed the celebrations, fret not! Check out the livestream of the meeting here bit.ly/2meXtH29CM
about 1 year ago, ACS
Dr. Margaret Gilmore
Allendale County Schools will have its September Community Meeting on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. in the MultiPurpose Room - AFHS. I hope to see all students, parents, teachers and community members there. From the Superintendent's Office Dr. M. Gilmore
about 1 year ago, Dr. Margaret Gilmore
ACS
Allendale County Schools held its Prayer Walk for the second year inviting local faith leaders to pray at each school campus and the District Office.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Today, Allendale-Fairfax High’s JROTC honored the fallen heroes of the United States Armed Forces during their annual 9/11 Ceremony. We will never forget their sacrifices.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
ACS Parents: All Allendale County Schools will open tomorrow at regular time. Please stay tuned to your local news stations for weather updates and find updates from ACS here and on our website.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Allendale County Schools hosted a Tri-District Convocation with Hampton District One and Hampton District Two at Allendale-Fairfax High School. Ron Clark, educator and founder of the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, served as the keynote speaker.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
We are proud to announce that our 2019-2020 District Teacher of the Year is Ms. Shirlette Washington! Ms. Washington is a 6th grade teacher at Allendale-Fairfax Middle School. Congratulations, we know you'll represent our school district well.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
On August 3rd, ACS hosted its annual Back to School Bash. ACS We provided clear, heavy duty backpacks for every student in the district. With the help of community partners, community members and alumni, ACS also providing school supplies for students to kickoff the 2019-2020 school term.
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
Reading Under the Stars was phenomenal! We invited all of our ACS families to came out and read for 45 minutes at the A-F Tiger Stadium. Snacks and drinks were provided. ACS families brought lawn chairs, blankets and pillows to enjoy reading with us!
about 1 year ago, ACS
ACS
We are overjoyed to have our ACS lamppost banners displayed around Allendale County as a visual reminder of our vision for the community and the direction that we are going together — forward.
over 1 year ago, ACS
Allendale County Schools
These lamppost banners are being placed around Allendale County as a visual reminder of our vision for the community and the direction we’re going together — #FORWARD.
over 1 year ago, Allendale County Schools
Allendale County Schools
This summer, our scholars explored STEAM and gained a newfound love for literacy all while learning about countries around the world. We thank our partners Engaging Creative Minds and Dreams, Imagination and Gift (D.I.G.) and Mr. Hayward Jean for making this summer a success for out students!
over 1 year ago, Allendale County Schools
Allendale County Schools
We were ecstatic to have four fine gentlemen represent Allendale County at Palmetto Boys State, this year! Congratulations Javon Jones, Deondre Taylor, Jalyn Polite and Benjamin Gadson! We are so proud of you all!
over 1 year ago, Allendale County Schools
Allendale County Schools
Allendale County School District is filled with talented employees who have matriculated through ACS and could work in any other school district. Instead, they have chosen to come back ACS to invest in the students of their hometown. Each day, these Allendale-Fairfax High School alumni CHOOSE ALLENDALE.
over 1 year ago, Allendale County Schools