VirtualSC Exams and PCVA Exams for students taking high school credit courses will be administered on specified dates in December. Check your email or communications from your high schools for more information. If you have questions, ask your teacher for the course.
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
We still have some seats available in some of our PCVA high school credit courses for S2. If you are an SDPC high school student who is interested in adding a PCVA course to your schedule or need a course to help resolve a S2 schedule conflict, see your school counselor today for more information. Some courses are filling up fast. The deadline to request a seat is December 8 at noon. We will send approval letters out by email to students who are selected by December 13.
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
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
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.
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
August 15th, 2022 will be the last day to drop a course without penalty for high school PCVA courses. Please contact you home school guidance counsleor to drop a course.
Rising juniors and rising seniors are invited to attend the SDPC Work-Based Learning Student Job Fair. SDPC students and businesses can register and find out more information at [tinyurl.com/MY-SDPC-WBL].
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)
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
Reminder: As scheduled on the 2021-22 school calendar, there will be no school on Monday, November 1, 2021. Enjoy the long weekend! 🎃 🍁 🍂
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).
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