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!”
6 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Luke Snyder
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!
6 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Publix donation
Duke power update link has more more information concerning the power outage at Ware Shoals High School. Thank you! https://outagemaps.duke-energy.com/#/current-outages/ncsc
6 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
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
6 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
"Christmas Is For Kids" Used Book Sale: The Ware Shoals High School and Community Library will host their annual used book sale the week after Thanksgiving - November 29th through Friday, December 3rd. All proceeds will be given to the WSHS student council "Christmas Is For Kids" program. Paperback books are 50 cents, hardbacks are $1, or you can fill a bag with books for $5. Because the book sale will be held at the same time as the Community Library Gingerbread House competition and exhibition, we will have a special sale the night of the gingerbread house judging: fill two bags with books for $5. The library would like to extend a special thank you to everyone who has donated books; we have more books this year than we have had in the past. If you have questions, please call the library at 864-377-4440.
6 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
books
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.
6 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
STC logo
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!
7 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
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Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish The United States Marine Corps a very happy 246th birthday. Semper Fi, Marines!
7 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
USMC
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!
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Greenwood Promise
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
7 months ago, Daniel Crockett
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!
7 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Mr. Frady
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!
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Band group pic
Olivia Free, DM
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.
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
CIFK donation
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
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
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!
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Broadband Info Session
We are 12 days away from one of the holidays children enjoy best - HALLOWEEN! The Centers for Disease Control has given the greenlight for kids to go trick-or-treating this year. The traditional date for Halloween, October 31st, falls on Sunday, so the Town of Ware Shoals has decided to observe Halloween on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 30th. Have a hauntingly happy Halloween!
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Halloween
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.
7 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
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.
8 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
WSH VACANCY: Full-time Food Service Operator at Ware Shoals High, 30 hours per week. Job duties include operating Point of Sale system, food prep and service, maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and cafeteria, and other related duties. Interested parties should contact Tracy Cooper at 864-980-9236 or Sharon Mann at 864-456-3679. Applications should be submitted by Friday, October 15th.
8 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
VACANCY: We are in search of a Technology Specialist to join our district family! The job description may be viewed on our website or at this link: https://www.gwd51.org/page/employment-opportunities An application and resume should be emailed to Dr. Fay Sprouse fsprouse@gwd51.org by October 8th.
8 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse