Florence School District 1

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  • Florence One is a 284-square mile area located in Florence County, South Carolina. It encompasses all or part of several communities , as well as the City of Florence, serving over 75,000 residents. Florence One is an award-winning school district with over 16,000 students and over 2,000 employees. Florence One has 14 elementary schools, three middle schools, three high schools, a career center, child develoment centers, an adult and community education center as well as other programs to meet the special needs of children.

    Florence One is governed by a nine member Board of Trustees which meets regularly on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Florence One Administration Building which is located at 319 South Dargan Street. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:00 until 4:00 p.m. on Friday.

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  • FMU Center Announces Grants for Schools Which Total $4,974.98

    Five schools in Florence One have received nearly $1,000 each to fund programs announced by the Francis Marion University Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty.

    Schools include Delmae Elementary, Greenwood Elementary, John W. Moore Intermediate, North Vista Elementary and South Florence High.

    Teachers and staff members presented outreach projects through the National Network of Partnership Schools Programs that were reviewed and rewarded.

    At Delmae, Jill Russell’s project, Bingo for a Book, which received $993.78, is designed to help increase parent participation through a family reading night. At Greenwood, Angela Haddle received $954.20 to purchase items for a Greenwood game night activity where parents and students will practice math and social skills. Joanna McCumber at John W. Moore received $1,000 for KJ’s IGA Family Game Night.  North Vista’s PTA STEAM Team program, a project by Regina Peterson, will receive $1,000 for math games where students and family members will rotate through game stations.  Jon Gaston’s project at South Florence, Googling Across Generations, received $1,000.  It will provide family members an opportunity to learn about Chromebooks and Google applications.

    Dr. Cindi Nixon, Associate Professor at Francis Marion University,  is the Outreach Projects Chairperson.


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