AIKEN PUBLIC SAFETY BASKETBALL!!!!
Aiken Public Safety is hosting 3-on-3 basketball games for the next five Saturdays. Sign up to play at 5pm at Aiken High School; games start at 6pm. Boys and girls ages 13 and 14 years old are welcomed! Please contact Lolita at 803-295-9007 for more information!
COME SEE OUR ART WORK!!!
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
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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