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Barnwell County’s

School Calendar

2016-2017 School Year A Special Supplement to The People-Sentinel


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Sunday

Monday

1

First Day of School (Public Schools)

Welcome back!

Tuesday

2

D19 - Administrative training

Wednesday

3

D29 - Student registration, 8 am - noon

Thursday

4

D29 - Student registration, 3 - 7 pm

Friday

5

D29 - New & 2nd year teacher orientation, 8 am

Saturday

6

BES - Middle Grades Conference BES - Open Registration - Freshman Orientation, - District opener, 7 BHS 8 D45 3 pm teachers return

9

10

D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

BES, BPS - T/A, Shadows return to work

Meet & Greet, 11BES, 6-7 p.m.

- District Opening / 12 D29 Vendor Fair

13

BPS - Meet & Greet, 5-7 p.m. D19 - Open House and registration, noon - 7 pm D29 - Student registration, 8 am - 4 pm JDA - K3 & K4 Open House, 6 - 7 pm D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

D19, D29, D45 - Teacher In-Service

14

D29, D45 - First Day 15 D19, of School for students BHS - Stable Talk

16 JDA - Parent Night, 6-7 pm 17

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm BES - School Rules and Expectations Assembly 4th & 5th - 9 am, 6th 10 am JDA - Senior Picture (retakes)

18

JDA - Students return to school

JDA - Teacher PrePlanning - PTO/YMCA Movie 19 BPS Night at Dusk; Websites/

20

Apps/Comuputer Use workshop, 6:30 pm

JDA - Teacher PrePlanning

21

- PTO Fundraiser 22 BES Kickoff, Cyberbullying

Parent Workshop 6 pm JDA - Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 pm

- Workshop during 23 BES PLC

- School pictures, 6th 24 JDA 25 JDA - K3 - 5th grades 11th grades

26

27

BHS - First Semester Open House

KEES, WEMS - MAP testing BES - Scholastic Book Fair

28

- All Sportsmanship 29 JDA Meeting, 6:30 pm, Gym

30 BES - Stable Talk, 3:05 pm 31

KEES, WEMS - MAP testing BES - Scholastic Book Fair

BES - Barnwell Elementary School BHS - Barnwell High School BPS - Barnwell Primary School GBMS - Guinyard-Butler Middle School JDA - Jefferson Davis Academy KEES - Kelly Edwards Elementary School MES - Macedonia Elementary School WEHS - Williston-Elko High School WEMS - Williston-Elko Middle School

D19 - District 19 Blackville Schools D29 - District 29 Williston Schools D45 - District 45 Barnwell Schools


for Grades K5 - 8th


September 2016 Sunday

Monday

BES - Barnwell Elementary School BHS - Barnwell High School BPS - Barnwell Primary School GBMS - Guinyard-Butler Middle School JDA - Jefferson Davis Academy KEES - Kelly Edwards Elementary School MES - Macedonia Elementary School WEHS - Williston-Elko High School WEMS - Williston-Elko Middle School

4

Labor Day

5

School Holiday All Districts Closed

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday - Pizza Hut Family 1 BES Night

D19 - District 19 Blackville Schools D29 - District 29 Williston Schools D45 - District 45 Barnwell Schools

Friday

2

KEES - Open House, 5-6:30 pm

JDA - Casual Day for all students - $2

Saturday

3

KEES, WEMS - MAP testing BES - Scholastic Book Fair

5

6

BES - McDonald’s Family Night BPS - Fundraiser begins; School Improvement Meeting, 8 am

7

BES - Mi Rancho Family Night JDA - Required faculty meeting, 2:15 pm

8 D19 - Benchmarks

D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

- Picture Day 9 BES Grandparents Lunch

10

- Stable Talk Meets; 16 BHS Interim Reports

17

Grades are due by 3 pm JDA - Make-up pictures, K3-11th

No School School Holiday

11

KEES - Grandparents Day lunches with students

- PTO/SIC 5:30-6 pm 12 BES 13 Literacy Extravaganza/

Patriot Day

14

BES - Interim Reports JDA - Chapel D19 - Progress reports

Open House 6-7 pm D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

- School Board 15 D45 meeting

JDA - Grandparents Luncheon

D29 - Interim Reports

National Grandparents Day 18

- Masters of 19 BES Multiplication Practice #1

20

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

D29, D45 - Early 21D19, Release of students,

JDA - Mid-term reports; Board of Directors Meeting, 6:30 pm

25

26

BES - Masters of Multiplication Practice #2

27 BES - Stable Talk, 3:05 pm 28

Collaborative Planning Day

- Teacher of the Year 22 D29 23 Banquet, 7 pm, Williston First Baptist Church

29 BES - Clubs

30

24


31

October 2016 Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1

2

3

BES - PTO/SIC 5:30 pm Masters of Multiplication Practice #3

- School improvement 4 BPS meeting 8 am

5

- Pizza Hut Family 6 BES Night

- Duty-free lunch for 7 BPS teachers

8

JDA - Casual Day for all students - $2

BPS - Fall Book Fair

9

- Masters of 10 BES Multiplication Challenge #1 11

12

JDA - Chapel D19 - Benchmarks

19

BHS, JDA - PSAT

D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

13 BES - Fall Carnival

D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

- Exams, Periods 14 BHS 3&4

15

Columbus Day National School Lunch Week

16

D29, D45 - 1st 17 D19, Quarter ends

BHS - Exams, Periods 1 & 2 JDA - Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 pm

- PTO Fundraiser 18 BPS begins

BPS - Parent D19, D29, D45 - Parent 20 BHS, Conferences, 3-7 pm; Pick 21 Conferences,

up 1st Q Report Cards BPS - Awards Day JDA - End of 9 Weeks D19 - Parent/Teacher conferences - all schools, 3 - 7 pm

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

22

In-service Day BHS, BPS - Parent Conferences, 8 am - noon; Pick up 1st Q Report Cards JDA - Students 1/2 day

BES, BPS - Benchmark Testing

23

24

- Stable Talk, 3:05 25 BES pm

JDA - Report cards on Parent Renweb

26

- Fall Carnival’ 27 BPS Standards/Homework Workshop

28

BES - Awards Day 4th - 8:15 am, 5th - 9 am, 6th - 10 am

Red Ribbon Week BES - Benchmark Testing BES - Barrier Island BPS - PTO Trunk or Treat

30

31

D19 - Report cards

JDA - Halloween Carnival

JDA - NO SCHOOL D19 - Parent Night

29


23-25

November 2016 Sunday

Thanksgiving Holiday All Schools Closed

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

- School Improvement 1 BPS meeting, 8 am

- Required faculty 2 JDA meeting, 2:15 pm

Thursday - Pizza Hut Family 3 BES Night

Friday

4

BES - Masters of Multiplication Celebration JDA - Casual Day/all students - $2

Saturday

5 D19 - SAT

BPS - PTO Canned Food Drive BES - Barrier Island

6

7

BES - PTO/SIC, 5:30 pm

8

9

Election Day

BES - Mi Rancho Family Night

- School Board 10 D45 meeting, 7 pm

11

- Interim Reports; 17 BHS Stable Talk meets

D29 - Interim Reports 18 D19, 19 WEMS- Career Day

D45 - Veterans Day program

No School

12

BPS - Miss Cool Colt Pageant, 10 am

BPS - PTO Canned Food Drive BES - Benchmark Data meetings

13

- Board of Directors 14 JDA meeting, 6:30 pm D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

15 D19 - Benchmarks

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

16

JDA - Chapel

D19, D29. D45- Collaborative Planning Day, Early release of students

American Education Week

20

21 BES - Interims

22

BES - Clubs

23

24

25

Thanksgiving D19 - Thanksgiving holiday JDA - Thanksgiving holiday

27

28

JDA - Fall sports awards, 6 pm

D19, D29, D45, JDA - Thanksgiving holiday

29 BES - Stable Talk - 3:05 pm 30 JDA - Mid-term reports

JDA - Winter sports pictures

D45 - School Board meeting - TBA

26


21

December

Christmas Holiday begins

2016

Sunday

for Public School Districts

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

- Pizza Hut Family 1 BES Night

BES - TBD: Winter Arts Fundraiser Band concert/chorus performance

4

BES - PTO/SIC, 5:30 pm 5 D19 - School Board

Thursday

6

BPS - School improvement meeting, 8 am

7

8

D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

Friday

Saturday

- PTO Holiday Shop 2 BPS Preview Day

3

9

- ACT 10 D19 testing

- Teddy Bear Tea 16 BPS Party for 5K

17

JDA - Casual Day/all students - $2

meeting, 7 pm

BPS - PTO Holiday Shop; Winter Book Fair

11

12

13

- Exams, 1st & 2nd 14 JDA periods, 1/2 day

BES - Clubs 15JDA - Exams, 3rd & 4th

periods, 1/2 day D19 - Benchmarks

JDA - Exams, 5th & 6th periods, 1/2 day

D19 - Semester Exams JDA - Exam Review BHS - Fall Semester EOCT

18

19

20

21

BHS - Exams, Periods 1 & BES - Stable Talk, 3:05 pm 2 (Dismiss 11:50 am) BHS - Exams, Periods 3 & 4 BPS - Holiday Program

22

23

24

Christmas Eve

D19, D29, D45 - 1/2 Day D19, D29, D45, JDA - Christmas holiday - NO SCHOOL

JDA - Christmas Holidays - NO SCHOOL

25

26

27

28

Christmas Day

29

30

31

New Year’s Eve D19, D29, D45, JDA - Christmas/Winter holiday - NO SCHOOL


2-4

January 2017 Sunday

1

New Year’s Day

Back to School

(Date varies by school)

16

MLK Day

School Holiday

Monday

2

Tuesday - Students return to 3 D19 school

JDA - Students return to school

Wednesday

Thursday

4

D29, D45 - Students return to school JDA - Required faculty meeting, 2:15 pm

- Pizza Hut family 5 BES night

- Mi Rancho family 11 BES night

- Multiplication 12 BPS Mania begins; Awards

Friday

Saturday

6

7

13

14

20

21

D19, D29, D45 - End of 2nd Quarter JDA - Casual day (all students) - $2; Report cards available on Renweb

D19- Winter holiday D29, D45 - Winter holiday - NO SCHOOL

8

9

- School 10 BPS Improvement meeting,

BES - PTO/SIC, 5:30 pm

JDA - Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 pm D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

8 am

D29, D45 - REPORT CARDS BHS - Stable Talk meets JDA - Chapel

Day; Report Cards WEMS - Awards Day D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

D19, D29, D45 - Teacher Professional Development Inservice Day

BES, BPS, WEMS - Benchmark Testing

15

16

17 D19 - Report Cards

18

19

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

MLK Day

School Holiday

22

23

BHS - 2nd Semester Open House

BES - Benchmark Testing

24

25

- PTO Wonderland - Awards Day 26 BPS 27 BES 28 Circus 4th - 8:15 am, 5th - 9 am, 6th - 10 am JDA - Students out at 11:30 am

BES - Benchmark Testing

29

30

31 BES - Stable Talk - 3:05 pm

GBMS - Guinyard-Butler Middle School JDA - Jefferson Davis Academy KEES - Kelly Edwards Elementary School MES - Macedonia Elementary School WEHS - Williston-Elko High School WEMS - Williston-Elko Middle School

D19 - District 19 Blackville Schools D29 - District 29 Williston Schools D45 - District 45 Barnwell Schools


SPORTS


20

February 2017 Sunday

Monday

President’s Day Holiday

Tuesday

Wednesday

1

Thursday - Pizza Hut family 2 BES night

Friday

Saturday

- Grades due 3 pm 3 BES BPS - Duty-free lunch for

4

10

11

16

17 JDA - Mid-term reports

18

23

- African-American 24 WEMS Heritage Program, 2 pm

BPS - Multiplication Mania ends teachers JDA - Casual day (all students) D19 - Benchmarks - $2

Groundhog Day 5

- PTO/SIC/ Poetry 6 BES Alive 5:30 pm

Masters of Multiplication Practice #1 BPS - New 3K (Montessori), 4K & 5K registration begins

- School Improvement 7 BPS 8 meeting, 8 am

BES - Interim Reports

- Clubs 9 BES D19 - Progress Reports D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

BES - Benchmark Data Meetings

12

- Masters of 13 BES Multiplication Practice #2

- Interim Reports; 14 BHS Stable Talk meets

D29 - Interim Reports JDA - Board of Directors meeting, 6:30 pm D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

19

20

D19, D29, D45 Collaborative Planning Day, Early release of students JDA - Chapel

- Masters of 21 BES 22 Multiplication Practice #3 D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

President’s Day No School 26

15

BPS - Spring Book Fair

- Masters of BES - 1st Semester 27 BES Multiplication Challenge #2 28 Benchmark Medal Ceremony

BES - Scholastic Book Fair

25


Newspapers In Education Week March 6 - 10


17

March

2017

Sunday

Monday

St. Patrick’s Day Tuesday

Wednesday

1

JDA - Required faculty meeting, 2:15 pm

Thursday - Pizza Hut family 2 BES night

Friday

Saturday

- Casual day (all 3 JDA students) - $2

4

- Masters of 10 BES Multiplication Dance

11 D19 - SAT

- Grades due by 17 D45 3 pm

18

BPS - Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration; Literacy Night & Literacy at Home Workshop

BES - Scholastic Book Fair

5

- PTO/SIC 6 BES SS Night (Living Hisotry &

- School Improvement 7 BPS 8 meeting, 8 am

BES - Mi Rancho family night JDA - Chapel

Multicultural)

9

D19 - Benchmarks

D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

Newspapers In Education Week KEES, WEMS - MAP Testing BES - Scholastic Book Fair

12

- School Board 13 D19 meeting, 7 pm

- Exams, Periods 14 BHS 3&4

15

D19, D29, D45 - End of 3rd Quarter BHS - Exams, Periods 1 & 2

16

St. Patrick’s Day

KEES, WEMS - MAP Testing BES, BPS - Benchmark Testing JDA - Stanford Testing

19

20

Spring begins

- School Board 21 D29 meeting, 7 pm

22

D19 - REPORT CARDS

D45 - pick up Report - Parent Conferences 23 D45 24 D29, Cards 3-7 pm

REPORT CARDS BPS - Awards Day; Montessori 3K Lottery Drawing D19, D29 - Parent Conferences, 3-7 pm WEMS - Awards Day

JDA - Board of Directors meeting

D19, D29, D45 - Parent Conferences 8 am - noon; Inservice Day

JDA - Make-up Stanford Testing BES, BPS, WEMS - Benchmark Testing

26

27

- Awards Day: 28 BES 4th - 8:15 am, 5th - 9 am, 6th - 10 am Stable Talk, 3:05 pm

BES - Benchmark Testing

29

30

31

25


22

April

2017

Sunday

Earth Day

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

1

2

3

BES - PTO/SIC, 5:30 pm

- School Improvement 4 BPS meeting, 8 am

5

JDA - Cap & Gown pictures - K3, K4, K5, 12th grade

- Clubs 6 BES Pizza Hut family night

7 JDA -NO SCHOOL

8

14

15

JDA -Junior/Senior prom

BPS - PTO Canned Food Drive BES - Benchmark Data Meetings

9

- Evening with the 10 BES Arts, 5-7 pm

11 D19 - Benchmarks

12

JDA - Chapel, Spring pictures (K3-5th)

JDA - Board of Directors meeting

- Grades due by 13 BES 3 pm

6th grade Career Day BHS - Prom JDA - Mid-term grades, Spring pictures (6th-11th) D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

D19, D29, D45,JDA Spring Holiday NO SCHOOL

BPS - PTO Canned Food Drive

16

17

Easter Sunday 23

D29 - School Board

18 meeting, 7 pm

20

21

22

D19, D29, D45, JDA - Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

24

- Interim Reports 25 BES Stable Talk, 5:30 pm

D19 - Progress Reports

30

19

26

D29 - Interim Reports

- 3rd Quarter 27 BES Benchmark Medal

28

29

Ceremony BHS - Interim Reports; Stable Talk meets

Arbor Day


14

May

2017

Sunday

Mother’s Day

Monday

1

May Day

Tuesday

2

BPS - School Improvement meeting, 8 am

Wednesday

3

Thursday - Pizza Hut Family 4 BES Night

Friday - Duty-free lunch for 5 BPS teachers

Saturday

6

JDA - Field Day (1st - 8th grades)

BES - PTO / Mighty Mustangs, 5:50 pm BPS - May Day Festival & Art Show; Healthy Minds & Bodies Workshop

JDA - Spiritual Emphasis

BPS - Benchmark Testing Teacher Appreciation Week

7

- Board of Directors 8 JDA meeting

- Mi Rancho Family 9 BHS - AP Calculus AB Exam 10 BES Night

- School Board meet11D45 12 BES - Lunch with Moms ing, 7 pm

13

D19 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

BPS - BOGO Book Fair BPS - Benchmark Testing; BOGO Book Fair

14

Mother’s Day

- School Board 15 BHS - Senior Awards Night 16 D29 meeting, 7 pm

17

JDA - Spring Sports Awards, 6 pm

- Last Day for K318 JDA K4, graduation - 6 pm

- Lunch with Dads 19 BES Grades due by 3 pm

20

BHS - Undercalassmen Awards; Senior Exams, Periods 3 & 4 JDA - Last Day for K5, graduation - 6 pm; Academic Awards 12:05 pm (7th - 12th grade)

JDA - Senior Exams BPS - Benchmark Testing BHS - Spring Semester EOCT BES - Scholastic BOGO Book Fair

21

BHS, WEHS, JDA Baccalaureate

22

BHS - Senior Exams, Periods 1 & 2

23

BES - Field Day

BHHS - Senior Exams

24

D19, D29, D45 - 1/2 Day for students BES - 6th grade Graduation/ Awards Day BPS - Awards Day

BHHS - Underclassmen Exams

JDA - Teacher

JDA - Exams

28

29

Memorial Day

25

D19, D29, D45 - 1/2 Day for students; REPORT CARDS BES - Awards Day - 4th - 8:15 am, 5th - 9:15 am BHS - Exams, Periods 3 & 4 Dismiss 11:50 am WEMS - 8th Grade Honors Program, 9 am

30

31

NO SCHOOL D19, D29, D45 - Teacher In-Service

D29, D45 - end of 4th 27 26 D19, quarter

LAST DAY OF SCHOOL BHS - Periods 1 & 2 - Dismiss 11:50 am; GRADUATION BPS - Report Cards issued JDA - Graduation practice, 1 pm; GRADUATION, 7 pm D19 - 1/2 Day of School; ‘ BHHS - GRADUATION WEHS - Awards Day, Workdays 9 am

GBMS - Guinyard-Butler Middle School JDA - Jefferson Davis Academy KEES - Kelly Edwards Elementary School MES - Macedonia Elementary School WEHS - Williston-Elko High School WEMS - Williston-Elko Middle School

WEHS GRADUATION,10 am (if rain delay, 2 pm)

D19 - District 19 Blackville Schools D29 - District 29 Williston Schools D45 - District 45 Barnwell Schools


June Sunday

21

2017

First Day of Summer

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

1

4

11

BHS - FINAL report 5D29, cards

6

7

- School Board 12 D19 meeting, 7 pm

13

14

8

D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

15

Friday

Saturday

2

3 D19 - SAT

9

10 D19 - ACT

16

17

Flag Day 18

19

20

21

22

23

29

30

Summer Begins

Father’s Day

25

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

26

27

28

24


July Sunday

2

4 2017

Monday

3

Tuesday

4

Wednesday

5

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

6

7

8

12

13

14

15

19

20

21

D45 - Last Day for 220-day contract employees D45 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

Independence Day 9

- School Board 10 D19 meeting, 7 pm

11

16

17

18

23

24

25

30

31

D29 - School Board meeting, 7 pm

26

27

28

22

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Barnwell County School Directory Barnwell 45

Barnwell 45 School District

770 Hagood Ave. | Barnwell, S.C. 29812 | (803) 541-1300 www.barnwell45.org Superintendent: Jay Grissom | jgrissom@barnwell45.k12.sc.us Admin. assistant: Jaci Bearden | jbearden@barnwell45.k12.sc.us

Barnwell Primary School

Grades K-3 | (803) 541-1321 Principal: Donna Selvey | dselvey@barnwell45.k12.sc.us

Barnwell Elementary School

Grades 4-6 | (803) 541-1285 Principal: Dr. Carolyn Anderson | canderson@barnwell45.k12.sc.us

Guinyard-Butler Middle

Barnwell 29

Williston School District 29

12255 Main St. | Williston, S.C. 29853 | (803) 266-7878 www.williston.k12.sc.us Superintendent: Dr. Missoura Ashe | mashe@williston.k12.sc.us Admin. assistant: Debbie McNeil | dmcneil@williston.k12.sc.us

Kelly Edwards Elementary

Grades K4-5 | (803) 266-3737 Principal: Nakeisha Baxley | nbaxley@williston.k12.sc.us

Williston-Elko Middle

Grades 6-8 | (803) 266-3430 Principal: Greg Sweet | gsweet@williston.k12.sc.us

Williston-Elko High

Grades 9-12 | (803) 266-3110 Principal: Alison Brady | abrady@williston.k12.sc.us

BCCC

Barnwell County Career Center

Grades 7-8 | (803) 541-1370 5214 Reynolds Rd. | Blackville, S.C. 29817 | (803) 259-5512 Principal: Dr. Jessica Brabham-James | jbrabham@barnwell45.k12.sc.us www.bccc.k12.sc.us Director: Sam McKay | sammckay@bccc.k12.sc.us

Barnwell High

Grades 9-12 | (803) 541-1390 Principal: Franklin McCormack | fmccormack@barnwell45.k12.sc.us

PRIVATE SCHOOLS

BARNWELL 19

5061 Hilda Road | Blackville, S.C. 29817 www.jeffersondavisacademy.info Head of School: Dr. Walter Banks | wbanks@jeffersondavisacademy.info (803) 284-2476 upper school | (803) 284-2017 grammar school

Blackville-Hilda School District 19

297 Pascallas St. | Blackville, S.C. 29817 | (803) 284-5605 www.barnwell19.k12.sc.us Superintendent: Dr. Shawn Johnson |shawn.johnsoon@barnwell19.net Admin. assistant: Yvonne Birt | yvonne.birt@barnwell19.net

Macedonia Elementary

Grades pre K-5 | (803) 284-5800 Principal: Teresa Reid | teresa.reid@barnwell19.net

Blackville-Hilda Middle School

Grades 6-8 | (803) 284-5900 Principal: Michael Beasley | mike.beasley@barnwell19.net

Blackville-Hilda High Grades 9-12 | (803) 284-5700 Principal: Vacant

Jefferson Davis Academy

Barnwell Academy

P.O. Box 338 | Barnwell, SC 29812 www.barnwellacademy.org (803) 259-4465

Barnwell Christian

5675 S.C. 70 | Blackville, S.C. 29817 Director: Andrew Korver | (803) 259-2100

Calvary Fellowship Mennonite

2436 Healing Springs Road | Blackville, S.C. 29817 Director: Ken Kanagy | (803) 284-2876

IHS Christian School

222 Noble St. | Williston, S.C. 29853 Director: Joanna Ashba | (803) 266-7372


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