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Upcoming Events
5/19/2016
5/20/2016
5/23/2016
- 4K End of Year Program
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5/24/2016
5/25/2016
 
Announcements
Welcome to East Aiken School of the Arts

On behalf of the East Aiken School of the Arts faculty, staff, and administration, it is my pleasure to welcome you to East Aiken School of the Arts!† At East Aiken School of the Arts, we are committed to our purpose of Accommodating differences, Revealing a passion for learning, Teaching appreciation, and Stimulating creativity (A.R.T.S.)!† We believe the arts are an integral part of the academic curriculum; the arts benefit students of all learning styles and abilities; and all students are entitled to a comprehensive and sequential arts education program.† Students learn life skills that enable them to become more creative and productive citizens through the arts.† We welcome parent participation and support during the school year and look forward to working with you to ensure success for all our students.† We trust that your experience at East Aiken School of the Arts will be a rewarding and successful one as we continue to Strive for Academic Excellence through the Arts!
Lisa Fallaw, Principal
Christin Sosa, Assistant Principal

Congratulations to Kathy Linton, our fabulous and amazing PE teacher, for being named to the Aiken County School District's Teacher of the Year Honor Court!† Coach Linton is one of five finalists for our district's Teacher of the Year!† This is a well-deserved honor, and we are so proud of Coach Linton!

Read our April newsletter to see what is happening this month!
Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten Registration for the 2016-2017 School Year

5K registration will be held on April 19 & 20 from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Child must be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2016.
The following documents are required to register your child and must be brought with you on registration day:
1) 2 proofs of Residence Documents (utility bill, cable bill,etc.).† A driverís license is not accepted as proof of residency.
2) Birth Certificate (official copy)
3) SC Immunization Form

Arts Magnet Transfer Applications

East Aiken School of the Arts Magnet Transfer Applications

Applications for the 2016-2017 school year for grades 5K through 5th are now being accepted.† Applications may be picked up at Brookhaven or in the front office at East Aiken School of the Arts.† The deadline for submitting an application is May 15th. †Acceptance will be based on a first come first serve basis and as space is available.

Important End of the Year Dates
  • May 20th: Kindergarten End of the Year Program at 1:00 p.m.
  • †May 23rd: 4K End of the Year Program at 1:00 p.m.
  • May 24th: Field Day 5K-2nd grades
  • May 25th: Field Day 3rd-5th grades
  • May 30th: No School-Memorial Day
  • May 31st: Half-Day Students Dismiss at 11:00 a.m.
  • †††† 1st grade Awards Day 8:15 a.m.
  • ††† 2nd grade Awards Day 9:30 a.m.
  • June 1st: Half-Day Students Dismiss at 11:00 a.m.
    • †††† 3rd grade Awards Day 8:00 a.m
    • ††† 4th grade Awards Day 9:30 a.m.
  • †June 2nd: Last Day of School Students Dismiss at 11:00 a.m.
    • ††††††††††††††† ††5th grade Awards Day 8:30 a.m.
April 26-28 our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders will take SC Ready, the SC standardized testing, in ELA and math.† This brochure offers additional information about the test.
Interested in attending East Aiken School of the Arts?† Read the district's policy on transfers.
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to Kathy Linton, physical education teacher, for being named East Aiken School of the Artsí Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017.† We are so proud of you!

Congratulations to Jessica Cutler, 5th grade science and social studies teacher, for being named East Aiken School of the Artsí First Year Teacher of the Year.† We are so proud of you!†
Golden Harvest Backpack Program
Golden Harvest supports our school and students.† Click here to donate to the Golden Harvest backpack program.
Volunteer Training
Parent and community members are valued and needed volunteers at East Aiken School. In order to ensure that our students are safe in their learning environment, the Aiken County School Board Policy GBEB and GBEBB requires all schools to provide an orientation to school policies/procedures for all volunteers.† We will offer volunteer training during our monthly PTO meetings.
PTO
2015-2016 PTO Meeting Schedule

PTO meetings will be held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the Media Center.† Childcare will be provided.† Please join us on the following dates:
September 15th
October 20th
November 17th
December 15th
January 19th
February 16th
March 15th
April 19th
May 17th

2015-2016 PTO Officers
President: Allison Tejeda
Vice President: Tina Atkinson
Co-Treasurers: Jessica Overstreet & Mike Rozovich
Secretary: Andrea Jenkins

Meal Prices
Meal Prices for 2015-16
Meal Full Pay Reduced Pay Adult Meal
Lunch $2.15 $0.40 $3.50
Extra Milk $0.50 $0.50 $0.50




East Aiken School of the Arts
An Arts in Basic Curriculum Project Site

The mission of the ABC Project is to provide leadership to achieve quality, comprehensive arts education (dance, music, theatre, visual arts, and creative writing) for all students in South Carolina.


East Aiken School of the Arts
South Carolina Arts Commission
Distinguished Arts Program (DAP) Grant Recipient