We are hosting a virtual parenting workshop series on March 4-5, March 11-12 and March 18-19. Those who attend at least 5 or the 6 workshops will attend graduation and will be entered to win a $50 gift card. The students of the parents who graduate from the cohort will also receive an ice cream party. This is win-win for both parents and students so please attend our 3-week parenting series.
A reminder that the annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition will be next week on February 28th at 6:00 PM in the Allendale-Fairfax Multipurpose Room. 3rd-5th grade students will deliver speeches based on this year's theme, "Making the Dream a Reality." We would like to invite the entire community to attend this event and celebrate Black history.
Tiger Fans join us at the third round of Basketball Playoffs tomorrow at Military Magnet Academy. The game starts at 6:30 PM and admission is $8. Your support is needed so please show up for our Lady Tigers! Please be advised that there is a clear bag policy and no outside food or drinks are allowed.
Allendale County Schools celebrates Black History Month! Next week, we will be having a series of events open to the public to attend. Most notably, US Representative Jim Clyburn will be joining us for our panel debate on Wednesday, February 21st, so don't miss out!
The Freedom March: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 -8:30 AM
Panel Discussion: Wednesday February 21, 2024 9:00 AM - AFMHS Gymnasium
Gallery Walk: Thursday, February 22, 2024 10:00 AM - AFMHS Multi-Purpose Room
The Celebration: Friday, February 23, 2024 1:00 PM - AFMHS Gymnasium
Happy SRO Appreciation Day to officers Sergeant Terry Hall, Lieutenant Tremaine Manuel-Cohen, and Deputy Woodrow Jones . These individuals maintain a safe environment for our students and staff. We are so grateful for our partnership with the Allendale County Sheriff's Department.
The annual MLK Jr. Oratory Competition will be held on February 28th at 6:00 PM in the Allendale-Fairfax Multipurpose Room . This year's theme will be "Making the Dream a Reality" and will showcase 3rd-5th grade students. Please join us to champion our students and commemorate an important national figure during Black History Month.
Allendale County Schools is looking for instructional facilitators to aid our virtual teachers! If you or anyone you know is interested, please apply via the QR code on the attached flyer or contact us directly at 803-584-4603.
Ministers in Action: Pastors with a Presence is a group of local ministers who have volunteered to become mentors for our students. They held a roundtable discussion to hear ideas and input from students and administrators alike. Together they were able to develop a innovative solution to address issues both in the classroom and at home. We hope that this program will bridge a gap and provide additional support for our students so that they can succeed in life. They will begin having a presence in our schools beginning February 23, 2024. We are grateful for their assistance and their willingness to impact the live of our scholars.
Allendale County School District prioritizes the safety of our students. Lysol wipes were donated by Bamberg County Schools and will be sent home with each student to prevent the spread of germs. As we enter Flu Season, here are some important tips to follow:
-Make sure that all of your child’s vaccinations are up-to-date, especially the flu shot.
-Teach your child to wash their hands properly by using warm water and soap for 15 to 20 seconds.
-Prevent your child from spreading their germs by keeping them home from school and other activities when they are sick.
-Sanitize your home and other shared surfaces regularly with a good disinfectant at least once a week during flu season.
Parents and Guardians, it is important that your child(ren) attend school to avoid truancy. Please take a moment to review this flyer to learn about truancy and how to avoid it. Vanessa Badger is the truancy officer for Allendale County Schools. She is excited to work with our students and their families as the district strives to make regular school attendance a priority.
Today we will be having our January Board Community Meeting at 6:00 PM in the AFHS Multipurpose Room. In honor of School Board Recognition Month, we will be honoring our board members. Agenda topics will include Superintendent’s Update, Continuous Improvement Plan, Financial Audit Report, and Employee/Student Recognition. We look forward to seeing you there!
More photos from the Allendale-Fairfax Elementary School Second Quarter Awards Ceremony.
Allendale-Fairfax Elementary School held an Awards Day ceremony to honor its students and staff with exemplary performance and attendance. We hope that they continue to strive for greatness all 2024.
Marilyn Davis, of Allendale-Fairfax Elementary, was honored at the SCABSE Conference Banquet along with the other state district Teachers of the Year. We are extremely proud of her accomplishment!
Please be reminded that the January Board Community Meeting is on Monday, January 22nd at 6:00 PM in the AFHS Multipurpose Room. In honor of School Board Recognition Month, we will be honoring our board members. Agenda topics will include Superintendent’s Update, Continuous Improvement Plan, Financial Audit Report, and Employee/Student Recognition. We hope to see you there!
Please join us for our January Board Community Meeting on Monday, January 22nd at 6:00 PM in the AFHS Multipurpose Room. In honor of School Board Recognition Month, we will be honoring our board members. Agenda topics will include Superintendent’s Update, Continuous Improvement Plan, Financial Audit Report, and Employee/Student Recognition. We hope to see you there!
Please see the Allendale County School District 2024 testing dates for Benchmark 2.
Good morning, Allendale County students, parents, and staff. Based on the weather update from the Allendale County Emergency Management Services, Allendale County School District will have an e-learning day tomorrow, January 12th, 2024. High winds and heavy rain are expected by 2PM tomorrow, and our priority is to keep all students, family, and staff safe. This means that all school buildings and district offices will be closed. Teachers will provide students with online assignments or packet material to be completed. All after-school programs and athletic events will be canceled for tomorrow, January 12th. We will observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. National Holiday on Monday, January 15th. We will reopen our buildings on January 16, 2024. Continue to be safe and well. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Dr. Vallerie C. Cave
Superintendent of Schools
Good evening Allendale County scholars, parents, staff and families. On advisement of Allendale County Emergency Management, we will be returning to normal operations on tomorrow January 10th, 2024. All school buildings and district offices will reopen. Transportation will run as normal and all after school programs and athletic events will also resume. We hope that you and your family are safe and we look forward to seeing you back tomorrow.
Dr. Vallerie Cave
Superintendent of Schools
Final reminder that if you are interested in becoming a volunteer for your child's school or the district, please join us at 9:00 AM tomorrow for Volunteer Orientation.