Spring conditioning dates for volleyball are set! Please note the times for all potential fall volleyball players.
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!
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
🚨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)
Pickens High School Spring Sports Tryouts begin Monday 1/31! You must have a physical on file in the Athletic Directors Office to participate. If you are currently playing a school level winter sport---please reach out to your coach to let them know your intention of trying out AFTER your current sport season. Boys JV and Varsity Soccer Tryouts (grades 7-12) will be Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 pm on the turf field. Girls JV and Varsity Soccer Tryouts (grades 7-12) will be Monday through Thursday from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Practice will begin on upper practice field and move to turf field. Track for grades 7-12 will practice Monday through Thursday from 3:45-5:15pm on the track. Boys Golf will tryout at The Rock Golf Course next week on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 3:45pm. C Team, JV and Varsity Baseball will tryout Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 3:40pm-5:30pm at the baseball field. JV and Varsity Softball will tryout Monday through Thursday from 3:45-6pm at the Softball Field.
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.
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.
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.
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
School make up pictures will be taken on Tuesday, November 30th in the Media Center.
Reminder: As scheduled on the 2021-22 school calendar, there will be no school on Monday, November 1, 2021. Enjoy the long weekend! 🎃 🍁 🍂
Friday, October 15 is Spirit Day! Wear your favorite hat to school! Remember, each spirit day in October is a grade-level competition. Support your team and participate! Go Goldwaves!
Monday, October 11 is a school holiday, students do not report to school. Tuesday, October 12 is a teacher in-service day, students do not report to school. Have a great weekend!
September 30th (Thursday) is the deadline to order the yearbook at the lowest cost of $35. Yearbooks will increase to $45 between October 1st and December 31st. You may order online at www.yearbookforever.com.
In order to make up the home match versus Belton from 9/13, we have agreed to a tri-match with Belton and Honea Path on October 6 as follows: First Match HPMS @ DMS beginning at 5:00 PM (2/3 format) Second Match Belton @ DMS approximate start time 6:15 PM (2/3 format) DMS will have 8th grade night and will recognize 8th graders between matches.
Girls Basketball will have basketball training as follows: Saturday September 25 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sunday September 26 from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Monday September 27 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Tuesday September 28 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Check regularly for October basketball training dates. Prior to participating in any of the above activities' students must have all paperwork, including a current physical, completed and turned in to the athletic department. Paperwork packets are available at the front office. See Mrs. Hennessee or Mr. Rusher with questions.
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).
We Are Glad to Have You Back! Students are returning to F2F instruction on Monday, August 23rd. Please check your email for safety updates and reminders.
If you need technology support during our virtual week, please contact Mrs. Miller. email@example.com
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