Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Enjoy time with family and friend!
Ware Shoals High School and Ware Shoals Middle School are very grateful for Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church’s donation of $2,000 for the "Christmas Is for Kids" program. Luke Snyder, WSHS Student Body Treasurer, is pictured with the donation. Thank you, Mt. Bethel, for helping us honor our motto of “Learning, SERVING, and Leading!”
Join us in thanking Publix and United Way of the Lakelands for donating gift cards to our teachers and other area teachers for purchasing school supplies. We are so grateful for their generosity!
Power has been restored at WSH. Thank you!
Ware Shoals High School currently is without power. Please standby for more information. Thank you!
The South Carolina Department of Education in partnership with SC DHEC, the Carolina Family Engagement Center, the South Carolina School Improvement Council, and the South Carolina Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics will host a Pediatric Vaccine Virtual Town hall on Thursday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will be able to ask questions and hear from experts regarding the COVID-19 vaccine for ages 5 and up. Register today: https://bit.ly/3kELiP8
We are in need of a Food Service Operator at Ware Shoals Primary, 35 hours per week. Job duties include food prep and service, maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and cafeteria, and other related duties. Please share this information if you know someone who may be interested. Interested parties should contact Elaine Edens at 864-396-0016 or Jason Morrison at 864-861-2261. Applications should be submitted by Monday, November 22.
Congratulations to Ware Shoals Primary for being Save the Children's Partner of the Month for October! Dr. Kem Owens, Ms. Carla White, and their staff have been working very hard to make sure the After School and In School programs meet the STC criteria for success so that students learn and grow! Save the Children is a worldwide organization that helps children get ready for kindergarten and learn to read by third grade — a major indicator of future success.
We were happy to welcome the Class of 1953 to campus last week. Classmates met for a time of fellowship, food, fun, and a tour of their alma mater. They gifted us with a framed WSHS print and several monetary donations. We are grateful for those gifts and for their ever faithful support!
Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to thank our Veterans. We celebrate our freedom that you valiantly served. Happy Veteran's Day and thank you!
Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish The United States Marine Corps a very happy 246th birthday. Semper Fi, Marines!
Today is Greenwood Promise Day, so we are teaching all students that they can attend college! The Greenwood Promise is a place-based last-dollar scholarship program to offset the remaining balance of tuition and fees for high school graduates who reside in Districts 50, 51 or 52. The Promise is currently in Phase 1 (tuition provided for 2 years of technical college). Phase 2 is close to being funded (tuition for 4 year university). Visit www.greenwoodpromise.com to learn more or to donate. The promise is an investment in our greatest resource...our children! We are very grateful for all donors. DESTINATION....GRADUATION....next stop - COLLEGE!
Students and staff are encouraged to wear green on November 10th to show support for the Greenwood Promise. The Promise offsets remaining tuition expenses and fees to ensure students have the opportunity to attend college. Want to know more about the Promise? Check it out here: https://www.greenwoodpromise.com/greenwood-promise
Congratulations to Mr. Frady being named The Cyber Security Liaison Sector Chief for Education by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED). Mr. Frady is one of nine sector chiefs in the entire state. Mr. Frady expemplifies our vision of Learning, Serving, and Leading!
Join us in congratulating our Million Dollar Band for their 4th place finish in the State Championship that was held Saturday, October 30th. Fourteen bands competed in the 1A division. The band is directed by Christie Hodge and the Drum Major is Olivia Free. We appreciate the overwhelming support of parents and others who helped during the competition season. Students worked incredibly hard to get to this level, and we are very proud of each one!
Ethan Moore, Ware Shoals High School Senior, presented a $300 donation for Christmas Is for Kids from the Ware Shoals High Class of 1971 that was collected at their recent 50 year reunion. Ethan is the grandson of 1971 graduate Dr. Marcus Bishop. Our Student Council at Ware Shoals High is very grateful to the Class of 1971 for their contribution to the children in our community! Fundraising is currently underway for CIFK. If you would like to contribute, please contact us at 864-456-7496.
On November 15, DHEC will be here to provide flu vaccines for our students. Consent forms and the number to call to schedule an appointment are located at this link: https://www.gwd51.org/page/ware-shoals-flu-clinic
Vision Greenwood invites you to attend the next Broadband Information Session at Cokesbury College Chapel. Our area is lacking in coverage, and we need to take proactive steps to help elected officials get resources directed to our area!
Good morning! Here’s the WSSD51 COVID-19 update for Oct 14-18...WSPS: 1 staff positive / 3 students quarantined. WSMS: 3 students quarantined. WSHS: 1 student positive / 1 student quarantined. Total: 2 positive / 7 quarantined. Please continue to practice healthy habits, as COVID is still with us and it's now flu season. DHEC will provide a flu vaccine clinic for students on 11/15/21. Additional information and consent forms will be shared later.
Good afternoon! Here’s the WSSD51 COVID-19 update for Oct 11-13: WSPS: 3 students positive / 1 staff positive / 6 students quarantined / 0 staff quarantined. WSMS: 0 students positive / 0 staff positive / 5 students quarantined / 0 staff quarantined. WSHS: 3 students positive / 0 staff positive / 0 students quarantined / 0 staff quarantined. Total: 7 positive / 14 quarantined.