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Seneca Golden Corner Rotary Elementary School Track Races

posted Apr 11, 2018, 4:34 AM by Rachel Smith

Elementary School Races for students
K—5th grades will be able to compete free by age:

Girls 100, 200, 300, and 400 Meters
Boys 100, 200, 300 and 400 Meters
Ribbons will be awarded to all participants.
Elementary Students K through 5th Grade

Races start at 4:30 PM
Friday, April 13, 2018
Seneca High School
Seneca, SC

Gates Open at 4:15 PM

5th grade and under admitted FREE!
$5.00 Per Person Admission for all others.
Concessions will be open serving grilled and
smoked hot food and snacks.

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!

posted Mar 23, 2018, 5:37 AM by Rachel Smith

Take Me Out to the Ballgame!
The Greenville Drive will provide free tickets to Safe Kids At the Drive Game for Sunday April 15
.  Please share this link with you school community and meet us at the Ballgame! 

Sun., April 15, 2018
Fluor Field at The West End, Greenville
4 p.m. Game Start
3 p.m. Arrival for Safety Patrols
For more information visit

Student Art Show

posted Mar 20, 2018, 5:46 AM by Rachel Smith   [ updated Mar 23, 2018, 5:33 AM ]

Student Art Show
Visit Duke Energy’s World of Energy education center, where a world of color awaits! Student art (K-12) is on display during normal business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday) now through Thursday, April 12.  See the flyer for more information. 

4K (Pre-K) Screenings

posted Jan 16, 2018, 6:06 AM by Rachel Smith   [ updated Jan 16, 2018, 6:07 AM ]

4K Screening

4K (Pre-K) Screenings for 2018-2019 School Year

The School District of Oconee County will hold 4K (Pre-K) screenings on the following dates:

  • February, 23, 2018

  • April 19, 2018

  • April 20, 2018

  • April 21, 2018

  • April 23, 2018

  • April 24, 2018

Parents should schedule a screening appointment for any child that will be 4 years of age on or before    September 1, 2018.

Screening appointments can be obtained beginning January 22 by calling 864-886-4503.  

The location for all screenings will be Oconee Academy, 177 Razorback Lane, Walhalla, SC 29691.

Parents should be prepared to bring the following items to the child’s screening appointment:

  • Child’s state issued (long form) birth certificate

  • Child’s social security card

  • Child’s Medicaid card or parent/guardian Proof of Income

(If your child does not receive Medicaid, proof of income for both parent(s)/guardian(s) will be required. This includes step-parents if they assume responsibility. Proof of income can be W2 forms, income tax forms, or pay stubs.)

  • Driver’s license or identification card of parent(s)/guardian(s)

  • Proof of residency (a utility bill with parent/guardian’s name and home address or a lease agreement)

  • Child’s immunization form or Religious Exemption Certificate (provided by the Health Department)

  • Legal documentation as it pertains to the child (such as custody, court, safety plans, etc.), if applicable

Due to the district’s limited number of 4K (Pre-K) programs, screening does not ensure a child’s placement in a 4K (Pre-K) program. However, a child cannot be placed in a 4K (Pre-K) program unless he or she is screened.  

Children who meet eligibility requirements can attend 4K free, as long as space is available.  If openings are available after all eligible children have been placed, there may be an option for fee-based students to attend 4K.

Annual Valentine Carnival

posted Jan 9, 2018, 12:55 PM by Rachel Smith

Keowee's Annual Valentine Carnival
Join us for an evening of family, fun, food, and games at our annual Valentine Carnival.  The carnival will be held on Saturday, February 10th from 4:00 until 7:00pm.  See the attached file for more information about games, food, the silent auction, sponsorships, and the king and queen contest.

Spanish Story Time / Tiempo de historia EN ESPANOL at the Public Library

posted Jan 9, 2018, 8:28 AM by Rachel Smith

Spanish Story Time at the Public Library
SDOC family liaisons will be partnering with the public library for Spanish story time.  See the attached flyer for more information.

Stone Soup Performance

posted Dec 11, 2017, 10:07 AM by Rachel Smith

Stone Soup
Join us on Thursday, December 14th when our Keowee drama club, consisting of first and second graders, performs their rendition of "Stone Soup".  The performance will begin at 6:00 pm in the cafeteria.

Blood Drive for One of Our OWN!

posted Nov 8, 2017, 8:05 AM by Rachel Smith

Keowee Blood Drive
Keowee is hosting a blood drive to help one of our very own! Tammy Garland has been a  fifth grade teacher at Keowee for 14 years. As you all know, at Keowee, we are family and when a family member needs help, we ALL pitch in! Mrs. Garland needs our help. Her husband David has a rare unknown auto-immune disease that was diagnosed when he was five years old. Over the past 22 years he has had to have life saving emergency surgery, chemotherapy, rounds of very strong steroids and LOTS and LOTS of blood. Currently, David is battling Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) which is a disorder that can lead to easy or excessive bruising and bleeding. The bleeding results from unusually low levels of platelets — the cells that help blood clot -- hemolytic anemia which attacks the red blood cells and neutropenia which attacks the white blood cells.  

We will be sending home sheets for parents to sign up for times.  Please return them to your student’s homeroom teacher.  The class with the most participation will receive a pizza party.  We hope you will join us here at Keowee Elementary School to donate life saving blood on Nov. 20th from 11:00 - 4:00.  Thank you for helping one of our own!

Keowee Chorus to Perform

posted Nov 8, 2017, 4:41 AM by Rachel Smith

Hospice Christmas Tree Festival
On Tuesday, November 28th our Keowee chorus students will perform at the Hospice of the Foothills Christmas Tree Festival.  This beautiful event will take place at St. Paul's Catholic Church beginning at 6:30 pm.

A Visit from Duke Energy

posted Nov 7, 2017, 6:31 AM by Rachel Smith   [ updated Nov 7, 2017, 12:20 PM ]

Duke Energy Visit
Bryan Acampora, from Duke Energy, paid a visit to our Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade classes.  In order to help our younger students have a better understanding of nuclear energy, Bryan read the children's book Marie's Electric Adventure.  On behalf of Duke Energy, he also donated a copy of the book to each primary grade classroom and to the library media center.  

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