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  PowerSchool Parent Portal Changes 
Aiken County Public Schools has implemented the Parent Single Sign-on for PowerSchool. Parents will need to create a new account for the Parent Portal that will allow them to link all of their children under one sign-on account.  Click here for instructions.   Click here for important student information.
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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 as we prepare for the upcoming 2014-15 school year!  It’s wonderful to see familiar faces and to welcome new families to our school community. 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 this will be a rewarding and successful year as we continue to Strive for Academic Excellence through the Arts!

Lisa Fallaw, Principal
Christin Abernethy, Assistant Principal

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Please join us for our end of the year programs and awards days.

Wednesday, May 27th
Kindergarten - 12:30 p.m.

Monday, June 1st
4K - 1:00 p.m.

Tuesday, June 2nd      
Grade 1 - 8:15 a.m.
Grade 2 - 9:30 a.m.

Wednesday, June 3rd
Grade 3 - 8:00 a.m.
Grade 4 - 9:30 a.m.
                       
Thursday, June 4th       
Grade 5 - 8:30 a.m.
Field Day 2015 is just around the corner, and we invite you to join the fun on the following days:

Thursday, May 28th
Field Day for 5K through 2nd grade from 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Friday, May 29th
Field Day for 3rd through 5th grade from 8:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

In order to make Field Day 2015 fun and safe for our students and parents, the following guidelines/procedures will be in place:

1)      Students must wear tennis shoes and shorts/long pants in order to participate in field day.

2)      Parents should arrive at 8:00 a.m. and sign-in in the front lobby.

3)      Siblings of students (including middle school and high school aged siblings) should not be brought to field day.  Field Day activities are for East Aiken students only, and other children will not be permitted on the field.

We hope to see you at Field Day 2015!  Remember if you had FUN, then you WON!!!
 
Click here for our May-June 2015 Newsletter.
CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Annie Stribling Trickell, 3rd grade teacher, for being named the 2014-2015 Aiken County 1st Year Teacher of the Year!  We are so proud of you!

On March 30, Governor Nikki Haley visited East Aiken School of the Arts where she toured the school, learned about arts integration, and watched a performance by our chorus and dance students.

Congratulations to Shannon Green for being named East Aiken School of the Arts' Teacher of the Year for 2015-2016!

Congratulations to Annie Stribling for being named East Aiken School of the Arts' 1st Year Teacher of the Year!

 
A HUGE THANK YOU goes out to Holley Heating & Air Conditioning for their $500 donation to our PTO for the East Aiken School of the Arts playground renovation project.  We truly appreciate the support we receive from our community partners.  Thank you, Holley Heating & Air Conditioning!
BI-LO Educational Reward Program
BI-LO is committed to giving back to the communities through their Hometown Educational Rewards program. Through this program, BI-LO is directly impacting local children’s education by providing schools with FREE equipment and supplies.  The BI-LO Hometown Educational Rewards program allows parents and supporters to link your personal BI-LO BONUSCARD® to local schools (up to 3 schools). Then, each time you shop with your personal BONUSCARD®, the school automatically earns points towards free equipment and supplies!  We will enter your Bonus Card number for you!  Please send bonus card numbers to Mrs. Callahan in the front office.  Thank you for your support of East Aiken School of the Arts!
Today we received some very exciting news for our school!!!!  We have been named a FINALIST for the State Title I School of Progress Award!!!!!  We will represent Aiken County at the SC Title I Conference next fall.  We will also receive $5,000! This is such a tremendous honor for our school and one that is truly deserved!!!  Our teachers and students have worked extremely hard the past year!!!!  Congratulations to our teachers, students, and parents!!!! Way to go, East Aiken School of the Arts!!!!!
BRILLIANT, BEAUTIFUL, BRAVO!!!!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to our students, faculty, and staff for earning an ESEA grade of 85/B for 2014!!!!  East Aiken School of the Arts is also being recognized as a Title I Reward School for Progress. We are one of the top ten percent of qualifying Title I schools that demonstrated progress in the  performance of all students or in subgroups on statewide assessments.  Our score improved 13.4 points in 2014. THANK YOU to all of our parents and all community members for your continued support of school as we continue to strive for academic excellence through the arts!!! 
School Food Service Update
Learn how the "Smart Snacks in School" standards published by the USDA will impact our school. (Click here)

imagePlease help support our school by collecting and donating Box Tops for Education and Campbell's Labels for Education. A list of products that have Box Tops for Education can be found at www.boxtops4education.com, and a list of Campbell's Labels for Education products can be found at www.labelsforeducation.com.  We also collect empty ink cartridges and old cell phones for recycling as well as can tabs.





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