Salvation Army Canned Food Drive
The last day to donate canned and non perishable food items to our Salvation Army Canned Food Drive is Friday, November 20th. Thank you in advance for supporting our community service project and this worthy cause.
LKCS and APAA Picture Make-Up Day
The LKCS and APAA will Picture Make-Up Day on Thursday, November 12th. Remember money is due to the photographer when the pictures are taken.
LKCS and APAA Student Interim Reports
The LKCS and APAA will distribute student interim reports on Monday, November 23rd. Please make sure to review your child’s/children’s interims and feel free to set up a teacher conference if needed. It is our goal that every student to succeed.
Early Release and Thanksgiving Break
Tuesday, November 24th is an Early Release Day. LKCS and APAA students will dismiss at 11:30am. The campus will close for our Thanksgiving Holiday Break promptly at 12:00pm and remained closed until Monday, November 30th. Please call the main office at 803-644-4824 with any questions.
Thanksgiving Holiday – Title I Incentive
In response to the hard work our students have exhibited over the past few weeks, we are offering another Title I Incentive. On Tuesday, November 24th all qualifying LKCS students will participate in a morning of arts and crafts, treats and Thanksgiving-themed movies.
In order to earn a ticket to participate in the Thanksgiving Holiday Incentive, students must show the following: 1) regular attendance 2) class participation and commitment to academics and 3) good behavior. Teachers and Administrators will begin assessing the aforementioned conditions from Monday, November 11th thru Monday, November 23rd. Students who do not earn a ticket will work on curriculum standard assignments on Tuesday, November 24th.
Please remember Tuesday, November 24th is an Early Release Day. Students will dismiss at 11:30am and parents/guardians are asked to pick up students promptly, as the campus will close for the holiday at 12:00 noon. There will be no After School Program or After School Tutoring on Tuesday, November 24th.
You are asked to contact the main office with any questions.
We are very excited about these upcoming events. This year's school-wide focus will incorporate a World Class Education Initiative, School Culture, Speakers and Events.
2015-2016 Activities and Announcements
November 20th: Last Day of Canned Food Drive!
November 25th - 27th : Thanksgiving Holiday, No Classes!
December 2nd: Early Release, Dismissal at 11:30am.
December 11th: "A Grinch Christmas" Showcase, Campus Auditorium at 7:00pm: Tickets-$10.00
December 18th: Early Release , Dismissal at 11:30am.
December 22nd - January 4th: Winter Break, Campus Closed!
January 5th: Classes Resume.
January 14th: Annual School Talent Show, Campus Auditorium at 7:00pm; Tickets-$10.00
January 15th: Teacher Workday, No Classes! Campus Closed!!
January 18th: School Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Day, No Classes.
January 21st: Report Cards Issued.
January 26th: Joint Governing Body Meeting, Campus Auditorium at 6:00pm.
February 3rd: Early Release, Dismissal at 11:30am.
February 5th: LKCS & APAA Family Luncheon Day!
February 9th-12th: Valentine's Day Candy-Grams On Sale
February 15th: School Closed in Observance of President's Day, No Classes! Campus Closed!!
February 18th: Interim, Reports Issued
February 19th: 5th Annual Jazz Night, Campus Auditorium at 7:00pm; Tickets-$10.00.
February 23rd: Joint Governing Body Meeting, Campus Auditorium at 6:00pm.
March 2nd: Early Release, Dismissal at 11:30am.
March 4th: Teacher In-Service Day, No Classes!
March 4th: 2nd Annual "Evening of Jazz Benefit" Concert
March 8th : LKCS & APAA Fundraiser Begins
March 17th: Teacher Out of State Charter Training
March 18th: Teacher Workday, No Classes!
March 22nd: LKCS & APAA Fundraiser Orders Due
March 25th: Good Friday, No Classes! Campus Closed!!
March 29th: LKCS & APAA Report Cards Issued
March 29th: Joint Governing Body Meeting & 5th Annual "Artistically Sweet Experience",Campus Auditorium at 6:00pm
April 4th-8th: Spring Break! No Classes!! Campus Closed!!!
April 15th: APAA Spring Production, Campus Auditorium at 7pm. Tickets-$10.00
April 22nd: APAA Presents "One Stary Night" Prom, Campus Auditorium at 7:30pm-9:30pm
April 26th: LKCS & APAA Joint Governing Body Meeting, Campus Auditorium at 6pm.
May 3rd: Interim Reports Issued
May 27th: LKCS & APAA Family Fun and Field Day
May 30th: Memorial Day, No Classes! Campus Closed!!
May 31th-June 1st: Early Release at 11:30am
June 1st: LKCS Theatre Production at 9:30am, Campus Auditorium. Tickets-$2.00
June 1st: LKCS & APAA Awards Program, immediately following Production
June 1st: Last Day of School!!
June 1st: Graduation Rehearsal at 11:45am, Campus Auditorium. All Graduates and Junior Marshals must attend!
June 2nd: APAA 2016 Graduation, Campus Auditorium at 10:00am
LKCS and APAA Commercial
CAMPUS TOURS AVAILABLE!!
PLEASE CALL OR STOP BY THE SCHOOL TO SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT.
CALL 803-644-4824 FOR MORE INFORMATION
Charter Schools and Sports Teams
According to A164, R188, H3241(Section 6) of the South Carolina Charter School Law, charter school students are eligible to participate in any extracurricular activities, including sports teams, offered at their resident traditional school they are zoned to attend. Please read the legislation listed below.
(3)(a) A charter school is eligible for federally sponsored, state-sponsored or district-sponsored interscholastic leagues, competitions, awards, scholarships, grants, and recognition programs for students, educators, administrators, staff, and schools to the same extent as all other public schools.
(b) A charter school student is eligible to compete for, and if selected, participate in any extracurricular activities not offered by the student's charter school which are offered at the resident public school he would otherwise attend. A charter school student is eligible to compete for, and if selected, participate in an activity governed by the South Carolina High School League offered at the resident public school he would otherwise attend if the league-governed activity is not offered at the student's charter school.
(c) A charter school student is eligible for extracurricular activities at the student's resident public school consistent with eligibility standards as applied to full-time students of the resident public school.
(d) A school district or resident public school may not impose additional requirements on a charter school student to participate in extracurricular activities that are not imposed on full-time students of the resident public school.
(e) Charter school students shall pay the same fees as other students to participate in extracurricular activities.
(f) Charter school students shall be eligible for the same fee waivers for which other students are eligible.
AFTER SCHOOL OPTIONS
After-School Program - The After-School Program will operate on regular school days from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. Students will receive a snack, have Title I Tutoring homework time, and play board games or watch videos until pick-up time for a weekly charge of $10.00. As always, the Administration will work with families who require assistance with after-school program fees.
Specialized Title I Tutoring Program - The Specialized Title I Tutoring Program will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of regularly scheduled school days from 2:30pm – 4:30pm. These dates are in accordance with teachers' personal schedules. Specialized tutoring is driven by teacher recommendations and parental requests, so please check with your child’s teacher for availability. The Specialized Title I Tutoring program is a free service.
College Exploration, Career Search, Scholarship Information & Financial Aid
APAA Students, please visit the following websites:
College Admission Tests:
SAT (collegeboard.com) - The SAT is a more of an aptitude test, testing reasoning and verbal skills. Areas Tested: Critical Reasoning, Math and Writing
ACT (act.org) - The ACT is an achievement test measuring what a student has learned in school. Areas Tested: English, Math, Reading, Science and Writing
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