#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
about 2 months ago, SDPC Communications
EmpowerUp - Special opportunity for ADULTS in Pickens County
Families, Over the course of the next two months (1/22-3/15), students at CAA who are considered English Language Learners will take the annual ACCESS test. The test includes four domains: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Mrs. Barton, our ESOL teacher, will conduct testing in small groups and/or individually with her students during this testing window. Results from this assessment are used to make decisions about students' English academic language and to facilitate their language development. Please let us know if you have any questions!
3 months ago, Rebecca Addison
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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
5 months ago, SDPC Communications
EmpowerUp
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
6 months ago, SDPC Communications
Social Media and Children's Mental Health
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
10 months ago, SDPC Communications
FinalForms - Active July 10
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
ArtsVenture
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.
over 1 year ago, SDPC Communications
3K 4K Application Process now open for 2023-24 School Year
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
EXTRA YARD FOR TEACHERS
We are hiring! Do you know anyone searching for positions such as teachers, custodial staff, summer camp workers, guidance counselors, coaches, and more? Please share these opportunities with them. There are immediate opportunities for custodians at Easley High School and Clemson Elementary. Visit pickens.k12.sc.us/page/join-our-team to apply online. Join our SDPC team!
about 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
Now Hiring
National School Counseling Week is Feb. 7-11, and we're happy to join our schools in celebrating. Every day, school counselors make a difference for students! Join us in thanking them for all they do! #SDPCBetterTogether #NSCW22
about 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
School Counseling Week
🚨Reminder🚨: There will be no school: Friday, February 4, 2022 Friday, February 18, 2022 Monday, February 21, 2022 These days are planned breaks on the 2021-2022 calendar. (Note: The free COVID-19 testing center for SDPC will be closed on these dates)
about 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
No School Feb. 4
The School District of Pickens County (SDPC) will open on a two-hour delay on Thursday, January 20, 2022, due to the continued danger of ice on shaded areas and on secondary roads. The two-hour delay gives additional time for ice to melt off the roads and will improve visibility for drivers. -- Morning 3K and 4K classes are canceled. PM classes operate on a normal schedule. -- No Buses on Icy Roads -- High school students (including Career Center) should check their Schoology messages for adjusted class times and bell schedules.
about 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
2 Hr Delay - 1.20.22
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Wednesday, January 19, 2022 will be a Digital Learning Day for the School District of Pickens County due to the continued danger of icy roads. Students will not attend school in-person. While there are areas in our county that have improved, there are many shaded areas that continue to have noticeable ice and black ice on roads. Temperatures are expected to drop again tonight and are not predicted to rise above freezing until after 9:00 am. Even with a delay, transportation would have to occur on the roads prior to this time.
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
No School - 1/19/22
Road Conditions
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 will be a Digital Learning Day for the School District of Pickens County due to icy roads. Students will not attend school in-person. Temperatures are expected to drop into the teens tonight following the snow, sleet, freezing rain from yesterday. Noticeable ice and black ice on roads throughout the county is a serious concern tomorrow morning. We will make a decision regarding school for Wednesday (January 19, 2022) on Tuesday evening.
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
No School - 1/18/22
Save the Date for Kindergarten Registration! It’s almost time for 3K, 4K, and 5K students to enroll for the 2022-23 school year! SDPC will start registration for the 2022-23 school year beginning in February. Parents can begin the registration process online now by entering their information into the New Student Gateway: https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/new-student-gateway Schools will use this registration to contact parents of potential 3K and 4K students to set up screening appointments. More information regarding 3K and 4K programs for the 2022-23 school year will be available in February. For answers to common registration questions, visit our website at: https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/registration
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
Kindergarten registration
Reminder: As scheduled on the 2021-22 school calendar, there will be no school on Monday, November 1, 2021. Enjoy the long weekend! 🎃 🍁 🍂
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
No School Nov. 1
Blue Ridge Pediatric's Mobile Vaccine Clinic will be offering free Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Daniel High School Football game this Friday (10/1) from 6pm until halftime. Parents MUST be present with their students in order for their child to be vaccinated. The vaccine is FREE and available to any individual age 12 or older. Pfizer booster vaccines will also be given. The vaccination clinic will be located outside the gates so admission to the game is not required.
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
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SDPC JOB FAIR Thursday, September 30, 2021 1-7pm Pickens County Career & Technology Center 990 Chastain Road Liberty SC, 29657 Join SDPC for our Job Fair on September 30. We will be interviewing candidates on site for positions including Teachers, Custodial Staff, Food Service Staff, and Grounds Crew. Those interested should apply at www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/join-our-team (if unable to complete application prior to job fair, Chromebooks will be available to complete the application on site).
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
SDPC Job Fair
The School District of Pickens County is excited to begin the 2021-2022 school year on Tuesday, August 3. We have been working to finalize our school Back-to-School Safety Measures. Please carefully review the information on the attached infographic as we prepare to return for the 2021-2022 school year. Visit the SDPC website for full information. COVID Update page on the SDPC Website - https://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/page/covid-19-info
over 2 years ago, SDPC Communications
Back-to-School Safety Measures 2021-2022
Schoology is a powerful learning platform in the classroom and at home. Download the Schoology App today for quick access to your student's grades, assignments, and announcements. Look for your Student Access Code when you visit your school in the coming days! #SDPCbettertogether
almost 3 years ago, SDPC
Schoology App