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We’re pleased to announce that the school board named Dr. Sean Alford as the District’s new superintendent at the special called board meeting held on June 30th at the District office. Dr. Alford comes to Aiken County with two decades of administrative experience in South Carolina’s public schools. He is currently an Assistant Superintendent in Dorchester School District Two in Summerville, South Carolina.
  PowerSchool Parent Portal is closed for the summer.
Upcoming Events
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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 2015-16 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


 

Pre-Registration Information
Pre-Registration for 2015-2016 School Year
NEW STUDENTS:
1) If you have moved into the East Aiken School of the Arts school zone during the summer, please drop by the school office and pre-register your student.  The office is open Monday-Thursday from 8 am - 4 pm.  Please bring the following items with you to pre-register your student for the 2015-16 school year:
•Two forms of proof of residence, which would be your choice of your most recent copy of your water bill,  power bill, the lease or purchase agreement for your home, a mortgage statement, or a property tax receipt for your home. These documents must be in the parent's name. 
•Your child's original certified birth certificate
•Your child's most recent immunization record

2) If you live out of the East Aiken School of the Arts school zone AND have been accepted to attend East Aiken School of the Arts for the 2015-16 school year, please return your acceptance letter as well as drop by the school office and pre-register your student as soon as possible.  Thank you!!


 
Registration Information
Registration for the 2015-2016 School Year (ALL Students...New and Returning)
Wednesday, August 12, noon - 6:00 pm



 
First Day of School
First Day of School
The first day of the 2015-16 school year is Monday, August 17th!
 
Click here for the 2015-16 supply list.
TRANSPORTATION/SCHOOL BUS REGISTRATION
All students must be pre-registered to receive transportation services for the 2015-2016 school year. Registration for Transportation/School Bus Services may be made online by visiting the District’s website, www.acps.schoolfusion.net, and completing the Registration Form located under the “Transportation Tab.”

Parents/guardians may also register their student(s) in person at the Area 1 Transportation Office located behind Aiken High School, 449 Rutland Drive, Aiken, 29801, (phone number 803-641-2507) on Wednesday, July 29, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. or Thursday, July 30, 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.  Special Needs Transportation Registration will be held at the District’s Transportation Office, 2457 Jefferson Davis, Hwy., Warrenville, 29851 (phone number 803-593-7130).

Please note that parents/guardians of kindergarten, first and second-grade students must provide alternate caregiver information on the bus registration form in the event they are not available to be at the bus stop to receive their child.

For additional information regarding school bus transportation services, please call (803) 593-7201 or visit the District’s website.
Is your child participating in our summer reading challenge?  Reading helps prevent the "summer slide" and keeps students' reading skills improving!  Click here for our summer reading program, and be sure to visit the public library this summer!
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!
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