#EmpowerUp update | In December, SDPC announced our partnership with Tri-County Technical College to bring EmpowerUp - Adult Workforce Development offerings right to our community! 📚🛠️ The EmpowerUp partnership is a unique opportunity that offers a variety of fast, flexible, and locally-relevant training programs at the Pickens County Career and Technology Center. Check out the exciting TCTC courses down below and visit tctc.edu/empowerup or click here (https://5il.co/2fa5b) for more info! Courses Offered soon: 📚 Workzone Flagger Training + OSHA 10-Hour Construction Standards: March 4 - 8 📚 Consultative Selling: Certified Sales Professional: March 4 - April 10 📚 Certified Logistics Technician Associate: March 4 - April 10 📚 Pre-Highway Construction Inspector/Testing Technician - Asphalt Roadway1: March 18 -2 8 📚 Certified Production Technician2: April 8 -19 📚 Commercial Truck Driver Training (CDL): April 10 Don't miss this chance to empower yourself with new skills and opportunities. For more information, contact TCTC at 865-646-1700 or conted@tctc.edu. #tctcedu #EngagingToday #EmpoweringTomorrow
5 days ago, SDPC Communications
EmpowerUp - Special opportunity for ADULTS in Pickens County
Support the Red Kettle Ring Off in Pickens County - https://bit.ly/417A8qc On December 9, 2023, The Salvation Army will partner with the School District of Pickens County to host a Red Kettle Ring Off between 23 participating schools from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at retail locations across the area. The school that raises the most money from its Red Kettle location that day will be named “Red Kettle Ring Off Champion!” All donations raised throughout the Red Kettle campaign benefit individuals and families in need in Pickens County. If you'd like to help your school win the title of Red Kettle Ring Off Champion visit their kettle location or donate on their online kettle at: https://bit.ly/417A8qc
3 months ago, SDPC Communications
Red Kettler Ring Off
Attention Parents/Guardians of Pickens County students! Click Here (https://bit.ly/47IbEpT) for info about an exciting new program for adults in Pickens County! You can earn certifications in the fields of Certified Nurse Aide (CNA), Commercial Truck Driver Training (CDL), Computer Numerical Control (CNC), and Electrical Wiring. Classes begin in January! For more information, visit - www.tctc.edu/EmpowerUp
3 months ago, SDPC Communications
Pickens County Parents, You are invited to an information night to hear from experts regarding “Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health” on Nov. 9 at 6:00pm at Pickens Middle School. - WHAT: Social Media and Your Child’s Mental Health - INFORMATION NIGHT - WHERE: Pickens Middle School - WHEN: Thur. 11/9 at 6:00pm - Submit this form to attend - https://bit.ly/3Sr0jFT
4 months ago, SDPC Communications
Social Media and Children's Mental Health
REMINDER: There will be no school for students on Monday and Tuesday of next week, as we have an extended holiday. No School: ▪️Monday, Oct. 9, 2023 ▪️Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023 (Teacher Professional Development day) These days are planned breaks on the 2023-2024 calendar. You can view the current calendar and future calendar drafts here - [www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/spdc-calendars]
5 months ago, SDPC Communications
Reminder: No School For Students 10/9/23 and 10/10/23
SDPC ONLINE REGISTRATION CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE THROUGH JULY 10, 2023 - The School District of Pickens County is making a transition to a new online registration system called FinalForms during the summer of 2023. The registration sites (linked below) will be unavailable until July 10, 2023. This includes the New Student, Back to School, and Express Update sites. https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/online-registration
8 months ago, SDPC Communications
FinalForms - Active July 10
McKissick Academy of Science & Technology (MAST) has been named a 2023 Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools. MAST is one of only five elementary schools in South Carolina to receive a Merit award in 2023. [https://mast.pickens.k12.sc.us/o/mast/article/1106490 ]
10 months ago, SDPC Communications
MAST School of Distinction
SDPC is celebrating Youth Arts Month with art exhibitions at each of the four high schools. Select artworks from each school will be on display at their local high school. All exhibitions are free of entry. In addition, the SDPC All-County Art Exhibition will take place at the Pickens County Museum of Art and History during the month of April. Dates and times of exhibitions: Daniel Region - March 21st 6:00 - 7:00 pm Easley Region - March 23rd 5:30 - 7:00 pm Liberty Region - March 21st 5:30 - 6:30 pm Pickens Region - March 21st 5:30 - 7:30pm
12 months ago, SDPC Communications
March is Youth Arts Month
This summer, the School District of Pickens County is excited to be able to host a three-week summer camp from June 5-23, 2023, called ArtsVenture for current 4th - 8th grade students. The camp will focus on the areas of Dance, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music (Strings), Instrumental Music (Band), Theater/Drama, Visual Arts. For more information, click here - https://bit.ly/3YUDDhe
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Reminder There will be no school for students on: Monday, February 13, 2023 Tuesday, February 14, 2023 These days are planned school breaks on the 2022-2023 calendar. You can view the entire school calendar and future drafts here - https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/spdc-calendars
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
No School for students 2/13 & 2/14
The School District of Pickens County Board of Trustees approved three leadership positions at the January 23, 2023, regular meeting. These positions include: 📚Dr. Paula Alexander - Executive Director of Elementary Education ✏️Michelle Craddock - Executive Director of Human Resources 🎒Wanda Tharpe - Executive Director of Secondary Education These leaders will begin their new positions at the conclusion of the 2022-23 school year. To learn more, please visit the link below: https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/article/971775
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Michelle Craddock
Paula Alexander
Wanda Tharpe
As we are now in the 3rd nine weeks of school in Pickens County, there are a few important updates and reminders that you should know about: CLICK HERE for a pdf of the January 13, 2023 PARENT UPDATE - https://5il.co/1n9g4
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Parent Update - 01/13/23
5K Registration and Pre-K applications are now OPEN for the 2023-2024 School Year! 🎒For more information about 5K registration, please visit: https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/registration 📚For more information about the 3K & 4K Application Process, please visit here: https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/pre-k-information-page
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Kindergarten registration
3K and 4K Application Process is Open for the 2023-24 School Year! SDPC is now accepting applications for our 3K and 4K programs for the 2023-24 school year! For more information, please visit our Pre-K website at www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/pre-k-information-page. Note: 5K Registration will begin on January 11.
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
3K 4K Application Process now open for 2023-24 School Year
It is almost time for 3K, 4K, and 5K students to enroll for the 2023-2024 School Year! SDPC will start registration for the 2023-2024 school year beginning in January. Please help us share this with your family and neighbors who have children in the 3K, 4K, and 5K age range. Tell them to watch for information from our district on how to register their children soon!
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Almost time for Kindergarten Registration
Congratulations to the Easley High School - the 4A Competitive Cheer State Champions!!
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Easley High School Cheer State Champs
Congratulations D.W. Daniel Marching Band for being named the 3A State Champions!
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
D.W. Daniel Marching  Band State Champs
Congratulations Pickens High School Lady Blue Flame Golf Team for winning the 4A State Championship! They won by 23 strokes!!
about 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
PHS girls Golf State Champs
Today is the last day to nominate a teacher in SDPC to participate in the Extra Yard for Teachers challenge. In partnership with Eckrich, the Extra Yard for Teachers is giving teachers the chance to win $1 Million to fund classroom resources! If selected, your teacher will be able to participate in the throw during the Clemson University vs. Miami game on November 19, 2022, where they will be eligible to win $1 million to fund classroom resources. Nominate a teacher today at: bit.ly/3A45Yrk
over 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
We are closely monitoring the weather as South Carolina prepares for Hurricane Ian. At this time, there are no changes to the school schedule. We are continuously in contact with emergency preparedness officials and other agencies. We will let you know if any changes are made to normal school operations.
over 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
Monitoring Weather conditions