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It is the mission of Scotland County Schools to develop responsible, productive citizens by providing excellent education for its children through engaging instruction. Partnering with families and the community, we will ensure every child’s academic, social, emotional and physical needs are met in a safe, nurturing environment.
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What's Happening in Scotland County Schools

Tickets for the Scotland High School v/s Hoggard varsity football game are available at ShirtTales and Harley's until 1:30 pm on Tuesday. Tickets are $7.00 each. Go Scots!






 

 

 

 
IEJ gives thanks



On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, cafeterias throughout the district serve the traditional Thanksgiving meal.  The staff at I. Ellis Johnson Elementary School make the delicious meal even more special by inviting students' family members to join them for lunch.  Over 125 parents attended the event this year.

"We love this annual tradition," expressed principal, Barbara Adams. "It's an opportunity to invite parents to come to the school, enjoy a special meal, see what's going on, and let them know just how thankful we are for them."   
 
STEM showcase at Sycamore Lane


The STEM Lab at Sycamore Lane Middle School hosted an open house on Tuesday, November 
 18. Students invited their teachers and parents/guardians to Mrs. Gates’ STEM class to present their projects.

The STEM program is one of three career and technical education classes offered in middle school. Students utilize problem solving skills with hands-on projects learning in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).

Attendees were encouraged to circulate through the class to see the program in action. Visitors observed a variety of activities including students producing a working circuit, programming a robotic arm, extracting DNA, using an injection molder to form plastic and operating a solar cooker to heat hot dogs! Students explained their current module activities and demonstrated the different steps to their projects. They thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to share their work and show how they can apply skills the skills they have learned.

As part of National Career Development month, the open house was an initiative to continue parent involvement and increase awareness of STEM education. 

 


All-County Band performs



Under the direction of guest conductor, Mrs. Liz Hasty, the middle school All-County Band performed several numbers during their concert on Tuesday evening at Sycamore Lane Middle School. Band students from Carver, Spring Hill, and Sycamore Lane auditioned to be a part of this select group. The band programs' tradition of excellence lives on. Great job!

Click here to visit our district Facebook page to view a video from the performance.

 

 
Sycamore Lane band director honored



Congratulations to Sycamore Lane Middle School band director, Mr. James Bream.  He recently received an Award of Excellence from the Southeastern District Band Directors in recognition of 'outstanding achievement and contributions to Public School Bands'.  Way to go Mr. Bream! 
 
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