Dr. Fay Sprouse
DHEC data shows Greenwood and Laurens Counties at a HIGH level of COVID-19. For our students” and staff safety, we are postponing summer school for K-3 and athletics conditioning until further notice. We will continue to monitor the data and to keep you informed. Please help stop the spread by taking all recommended precautions! Here is a link to view each county’s data. https://www.scdhec.gov/sites/default/files/media/document/COVID-19-Dz-Activity-Assessment-by-County-for-Dept-of-Ed_6.22.20.pdf
8 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
VACANCY: We are in need of a Part-Time Food Service Operator at Ware Shoals Primary (20 hours per week). Job duties include food prep and service, maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and cafeteria, and other related duties. Anyone interested should contact Elaine Edens at 864-861-3453 or Jason Morrison at 864-861-2261. Applications should be submitted by Tuesday, July 7th.
10 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Please join us in giving a warm Ware Shoals welcome to the newest members of our district family, Savanna Keefe (WSE/M) and Andrea Taylor (WSE/M). We welcome the return of Dede Brownlee to teach English at Ware Shoals High, after three years spent in retirement.
11 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Ware Shoals Elementary/Middle seeks a School Nurse who, under the supervision of the Principal and District Nurse, promotes the health and well-being of all students by providing services such as assessments, first aid, counseling and emergency care. Apply online or in person. If you have questions, contact Principal Nancy Brown, nbrown@gwd51.org or 864-456-7496.
12 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Ware Shoals Primary School seeks a Teacher Assistant who, under the direction of a certified teacher, provides small group or individual instruction for identified students. Apply online or in person. If you have questions, contact Principal Jason Morrison, jmorrison@gwd51.org or 864-861-2261.
19 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
VACANCY: Ware Shoals High School - English. Apply on CERRA, and notify Principal Paul Anderson at panderson@gwd51.org if you would like to join our team!
24 days ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Jason Morrison
What time is it??? It’s Ware Shoals Primary School PTO Duck Race Time!!!! It’s our 8th annual WSPS PTO Duck Race! Due to COVID-19, we are selling our ducks a little differently this year. Ducks are now available for online purchase through our PayPal and Venmo accounts. You will not receive a raffle ticket this year, your receipt from your online purchase will be your entry into the race. Purchase as many ducks as you would like and help us raise money for our school. We will have our duck race at the park (details are below) and you do not have to be present to win. We will go live that day on Facebook and you can watch from the comfort of your home or wherever you like. Cost Per Duck: $2.00 per duck. Payment Options: PayPal (paypal.me/wspspto) or Venmo (www.venmo.com/wspspto) When: Saturday, June 27, 2020 Time: 11:00 am Where: Irving Pitts Memorial Park 2283 Power House Rd, Ware Shoals, SC 29692 Hosted By: WSPS PTO Top Prizes: 1. Disney Package (10 tickets) 2. Great Wolf Lodge Package 3. Myrtle Beach Package
about 1 month ago, Jason Morrison
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Learning...Serving...Leading....and THANKING Rachel McCarthy and her children for creating this wonderful thank you card for the staff of WSPS, our bus drivers, and our food service workers for all they have done this year. We know there are many thankful families out there, but it meant so much to all of us to see and read this homemade gift, created out of love!
about 1 month ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Today, Gov. McMaster announced that schools will not reopen this year. We understand the need to safeguard the health of our students and families. We will continue instruction through eLearning and learning packets. Let's work hard so we won't be behind when school resumes!
2 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Natalie Bishop to our learning community! She will teach at Ware Shoals Primary next year. WELCOME to WSSD 51!
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Today the O'Dell Corporation donated masks they made for our staff and volunteers - purple and gold ones to show our school pride! Join us in thanking them for supporting our school district and our community. (Shown, L to R: Eric Cox, WSSD Safety Coordinator, Mark Lowe, O'Dell Corporation, Dr. Fay Sprouse, WSSD Superintendent)
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Meal delivery and pick-up tomorrow (Apr 8) will supply food for Wed-Fri. Starting next week, drive-through pick-up of food at the high school will be 9-10:00 AM instead of 8-9:00 AM. Bus delivery times will remain the same. Stay well!
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Everyone can look forward to a break from eLearning and Learning Packets next week. SPRING BREAK is almost here! Learning packets for students in K-3rd grades should be picked up at WSPS the Monday after spring break - (April 13th) from 8-12. Those who have been working on learning packets may drop off completed work at that time as well. Meal deliveries and pick-up will continue during spring break - Monday through Wednesday. On Wednesday, three days of food will be distributed. If you have any questions, call the district or the school at 864-456-7496, tech support at 864-456-7500, or email us. Stay healthy and safe!
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Census data ensures our schools receive their fair share of resources. Ensuring every resident in South Carolina is counted during the 2020 census will help our schools for the next 10 years. Please go to www.my2020census.gov and complete your census today. Share this post and tag three friends challenging them to complete their census! #CountMeInSC #SCCounts2020
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Today Gov. McMaster announced that SC schools will be closed through April 30. Our state superintendent will be providing guidance on student work soon, relaxing course and time requirements. We want students to continue learning but not be overwhelmed. More info coming soon!
3 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Free breakfast and lunch for children ages 18 and under can be picked up from 8-9AM at the WSH cafeteria, behind the high school. Buses will deliver meals throughout the district starting at 8AM. We will serve any child! Stand outside to flag us down if not a regular bus rider.
4 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Beginning 3-19-20 WSSD51 will provide free breakfast and lunch to children. Meals can be picked up at regular bus stops or students may pick up their meals from 8-9 AM. Pick up location is the WSH cafeteria, behind the high school. Children must be present to receive meals.
4 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Dr. Fay Sprouse
The Early Release Day, scheduled for March 25, has been moved to next Wednesday, March 18 to allow time for teachers to do emergency lesson plans. The State Dept. is requiring 2 weeks of plans in case DHEC orders schools closed due to the Coronavirus. We want to be prepared!
4 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Audrey Thompson
Community of Readers WSP welcomed guest readers from the district office and WSH Teacher Cadets today. Every classroom had a guest reader!
4 months ago, Audrey Thompson
Audrey Thompson
One Book, One School To celebrate Read Across America Week, WSP was treated to a read aloud by Mr. Morrison over the intercom. The entire school paused this morning to hear a fairy tale full of fun, excitement, and wild voices!
4 months ago, Audrey Thompson
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Ware Shoals School District will be on a 2 hour delay tomorrow (Friday, February 21) due to a forecast of possible black ice on the roadways. Temperatures are predicted to drop below freezing around 4am and continue to hover at or below freezing for several hours. We will further assess weather conditions in the morning. If we need to delay further or cancel school we will be back in touch around 7am. Safety is our number one priority!
4 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Daniel Crockett
WSSD51 remains committed to early childhood education. We are proud to offer a rigorous 4k curriculum and have top tier teachers (and assistants) who are preparing our students for 5k! Registration for 4K and new 5K students will be held Feb 24-28 (9:00-2:00PM) at WSP.
5 months ago, Daniel Crockett
Daniel Crockett
Very proud of all the students who came out to our SAT Prep session on Monday night! Research indicates that 20 hours of studying for the SAT typically increases scores 30 to 70 points. These students understand that extra efforts lead to great results!
5 months ago, Daniel Crockett
Ware Shoals 51
Thank you for what you do!
5 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Dr. Fay Sprouse
Noon Dismissal for Students Wednesday, February 5th: On Wednesday, students will be released at 12 to provide time for professional development for our staff. It's time for us to "go to school" to LEARN more about how to better SERVE our students. LEARNING, SERVING, LEADING the way to DESTINATION...GRADUATION!
5 months ago, Dr. Fay Sprouse
Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year!
6 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
6 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals 51
Power Outage: WSSD 51 experienced a power outage today at 2:45 pm. Power will be restored by 6:45 pm tonight. The WSMS basketball game scheduled for 5:00 pm tonight has been cancelled. School will start on a regular schedule tomorrow morning, December 19th. Thank you!
7 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals 51
Ware Shoals School District 51 would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving!
7 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Audrey Thompson
Donuts with Grown-Ups! Friday, November 15th from 7:15-7:50 am at Ware Shoals Primary School
8 months ago, Audrey Thompson
Jason Morrison
Fall Festival Tonight 4-6pm.
8 months ago, Jason Morrison
Audrey Thompson
Bess the Book Bus visited 5K and 1st grade students at Ware Shoals Primary School today. Students listened to interactive stories and then boarded the bus to choose a free book to keep at home!
9 months ago, Audrey Thompson
Daniel Crockett
Connecting students with books that match their interests is so important. This morning it was a joy to witness a fantastic first grader using his reading skills to learn more about our amazing universe. Reading can take you places, even to Jupiter!
9 months ago, Daniel Crockett
Ware Shoals 51
Join our Twitter page! @ware_shoals_51
10 months ago, Ware Shoals 51
Jason Morrison
• September 23-27: Honeybee Spirit Week o Monday-Hat Day o Tuesday-Camo Day o Wednesday-Picture Day o Thursday-Animal Day o Friday-Purple & Gold Day
10 months ago, Jason Morrison
Audrey Thompson
Ware Shoals Primary enjoyed fall read aloud times with Dr. Sprouse!
over 1 year ago, Audrey Thompson