Please be reminded that breakfast and lunch will be sent home with students today and tomorrow. Beverages and other items may need refrigeration. Please call your student(s) school if you have any questions!
Congratulations to Cassie Evans for winning the Flat Rock Elementary Spelling Bee, and congratulations to Sidney McIntosh for being the first runner up! We are proud of all of our classroom spelling bee winners.
Today is World Kindness Day! Students at Flat Rock Elementary are being encouraged to show kindness to others.
Friday, November 13th is a Hat Day at Flat Rock Elementary School sponsored by our K5 students and teachers. Students who bring $1 tomorrow will be able to wear a hat to school. Thank you!
Starr Athletic Association is holding Basketball Sign-Ups for the 2020-2021 Season. Contact Aaron Bruce (864) 760-7818 for more information.
Mrs. Herron and Mrs. Blanton read Thank You, Omu to their class this week and the students learned about gratitude. To show their gratitude, the students gifted the faculty and staff with cards and Hershey Kisses.
To Say "Boo" to Drugs, Flat Rock Elementary ended Red Ribbon Week with a school-wide trick-or-treat. The short event gave students a safe opportunity to celebrate Halloween! 🎃👻
Monday, November 2nd, is an eLearning Day for Anderson 3 Students. Virtual and Face-to-face students will have an eLearning day. Teachers will hold office hours from 9-10:30 AM & 1:30-3:00 PM. If you need technical assistance, contact eLearning@acsd3.org or (864) 305-5010.
Due to impending weather conditions, Flat Rock Elementary will have an eLearning day tomorrow, October 29, 2020. K4 through 2nd grade students came home today with a written assignment for tomorrow. 3rd through 5th grade students came home with Chromebooks and chargers. Teachers will upload assignments before tomorrow. Teachers will keep office hours tomorrow, 9:00 am to 10:30 am and 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. We look forward to seeing our students on Friday to finish celebrating our Red Ribbon Week by wearing our Halloween costumes. Students may not wear scary costumes, full face paint, full face masks, or carry any likeness of a weapon. Stay safe!
Due to anticipated inclement weather from Hurricane Zeta, Anderson School District 3 will hold an eLearning Day on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Virtual and Face-to-face students will have an eLearning day. There will be no virtual classes meeting via Google Meet. All eLearning assignments will be posted in Google Classroom or dispersed via eLearning Folders.
Interested in a part-time job? Look no further! Anderson 3 is currently accepting applications for Classroom Substitutes. Contact Cheryl Smith (864-348-6196) for more information!
Next week, October 26 through 30, is Red Ribbon Week at Flat Rock Elementary School. We are partnering with AIM in their "Trick or Treat So Others May Eat" initiative. Students may contribute food items to this cause. Students will bring bags and information home on Friday. Bus riders will be able to put their contributions in a truck as they get off the bus on Monday, and car riders will be able to put their contributions in a truck when they get out of their cars on Monday. We will also have dress up days next week. Monday wear red. Tuesday dress as your favorite storybook character. Wednesday is mask up day. Students will be provided with a new mask to decorate. No other costumes should be worn on Wednesday. Thursday dress for farm day. Friday dress in your Halloween costume. Students may not wear full face make up or full face masks. No scary costumes are allowed. Hats are allowed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday if they fit with the theme. We are looking forward to celebrating Red Ribbon Week next week.
Mrs. Christenbury's students at Flat Rock Elementary use Adaptive Switches to bake and perform classroom tasks! Adaptive switches are input-output devices that allow individuals with physical disabilities to activate assistive technology devices independently. Her class is currently running a blanket fundraiser to purchase additional switches that stimulate different senses. For more information on the fundraiser, contact email@example.com!
Mrs. Loftis’ K5 class has been studying pumpkins.
Mrs. Evans’ second grade class is doing Monster Math - Expanding! They’ve learned standard form, base ten blocks, and expanded form.
Anderson 3 is sponsoring a Drive Through Storybook event on Saturday, October 31st, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM for K4 through 5th grade students. Families may drive around Flat Rock Elementary and experience story time. While you can't get out of your car, we encourage students to wear their costumes. We are going to have a MONSTEROUS good time! https://bit.ly/2FRYizQ
Mrs. Moore, our STEM coach, and 2nd grade engineering students are beautifying our outdoor classroom area by weeding and planting mums and pansies.
Monday is the last day to shop at the book fair during school. Tuesday is the last day to shop our book fair online. Thank you for all your support!
Mrs. Christenbury’s class is selling sweatshirt fleece blankets. Color choices include: gold, black, navy, forest green, and red. The cost is $20 per blanket. Deadline to order is October 23rd. Please contact us for ordering instructions. Thank you for supporting Flat Rock and our special needs class.
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