Great Falls Elementary School

Great Falls Elementary School

Great Falls Elementary, located in Great Falls, SC, serves approximately 425 students in grades K4 to 5th.

Operating as usual

14/04/2020

Attention parents and guardians!!!!!

WiFi enabled buses will begin going to areas in our community for students to access WiFi to download school work and complete assignments on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. No one will be allowed on the buses and the doors will remain closed. The password will be posted on the front, rear, and both sides of the bus when parked. Please maintain social distancing guidelines when using the WiFi. WiFi can be accessed within approximately 200+/- feet of the bus.

Chester:

WiFi - Bus 18 will go park at Townhouse Apartment Complex from 10:00 to 12:00. The bus will then go straight to Finley Park off of Cemetery Street and park there from 12:05 to 2:05.

WiFi Bus 20 will go park at Ramsey Grove Apartment Complex, between building G & H, from 10:00 to 12:00. The bus will then go straight to West Side Baptist Church Parking Lot across the road from the church and park there from 12:05 to 2:05.

Lewisville Area:

WiFi Bus 48 will go park on Bernice Lane at Midway Road from 10:00 until 12:00 then go park at Richburg Park from 12:10 until 2:10

WiFi Bus 51 will go park on Jackson Road at East Creek Road from 10:00 until 12:00 then go straight to Mt. Pilgrim Church in Fort Lawn and park there from 12:10 until 2:10.

Great Falls:

WiFi Bus 61 will be delivering food to Mount Zion in Great Falls and remain at that location from 10:00 until 1:00, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday of each week. Again the password will be posted on the front, rear and both sides of the bus when parked. No one is allowed on the bus except staff handing out food packs to students.

14/04/2020

Return/pick up your packets and return any library books tomorrow at GFHS from 10-1!!!

13/04/2020
13/04/2020

Please note the updated change in the schedule.

Revised Meal Delivery Schedule

Beginning Tuesday April 14, 2020

In an effort to continue to provide our students with meals during school closures, grab n’ go meals will be distributed via bus and curbside at our three school locations listed below.

On Monday, April 13 meals will only be distributed at our three school locations listed below. There will be NO bus routes on Monday, April 13. The school locations are:

• Chester Park Complex (back of building at cafeteria)
• Great Falls Complex
• Lewisville Middle

On Tuesday April 14, Bus route deliveries and community sites will resume and remain in place until further notice. Pick up locations are as follows:

• Chester Park Complex
• Great Falls Complex
• Lewisville Middle School
• Harmony Baptist Church - Edgemoor
• Mount Zion - Great Falls
• Fort Lawn Community Center - Fort Lawn
• Metropolitan AME- Chester

Starting the week of April 13, we will prepare and serve meals 3 days a week on the following schedule:

• Monday – Lunch for Monday, Breakfast for Tuesday
• Tuesday – Lunch for Tuesday, Breakfast and Lunch for Wednesday, Breakfast for Thursday
• Thursday - Lunch for Thursday, Breakfast and Lunch for Friday, Breakfast for Monday

All children 18 and under are eligible to receive the free meals. Children must be present to receive the meals.

Lunches are intended to be eaten immediately or should be stored in the refrigerator within 2 hours.

Please discard any leftovers within 3 days. Cold foods such as milk, juice, cheese, cut fruits and cold sandwiches should be kept at a minimum of 41 degrees.

If you have any questions, please contact the Student Nutrition Office Services at 803-581-9517.

12/04/2020

Do you think you can grow the best (or worst!) looking tomato in Chester County? Sign up for the Chester County 4-H Tomato Project! Open to youth ages 5-18.

More details and registration instructions here:
https://chestertomatoproject.eventbrite.com

12/04/2020

Ms. Rutledge found this nest in the wreath on her front porch. Any guesses as to what type of bird those eggs belong?

10/04/2020

Friendly reminder!!! See you next week. ☺️

Important Information regarding Elementary School Packets:

Elementary students in Kindergarten through 5th grade, please complete your first packet of activities by April 15th. You will receive grades for your work! You can turn in this packet on Wednesday, April 15th and pick up a new one at the following school feeding sites between 10:00am-1:00pm:

Chester Park Students- back of building at cafeteria loop

Great Falls Elementary Students- Great Falls High at loop

Lewisville Elementary Students- Lewisville Middle front loop

Please make sure your first/last name and your teacher’s name is on your packet.

You may have someone else drop off your student's old packet and pick up the new packet for you. Please make sure that the student's first/last name and teacher's name is on the packet before it is dropped off.

If you or someone else cannot turn in your packet and pick up a new one on April 15th, please email your student's principal to make other arrangements. Packets are not available to be picked up or dropped off at bus stop meal locations.

10/04/2020

Parents/guardians please make sure to bring all library books when you come to pick up your new packets. Ms. Rutledge will have a sweet treat for you!

10/04/2020

🛑PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF CHANGES🛑

Revised Meal Delivery Schedule

Beginning Tuesday April 14, 2020

In an effort to continue to provide our students with meals during school closures, grab n’ go meals will be distributed via bus and curbside at our three school locations listed below.

On Monday, April 13 meals will only be distributed at our three school locations listed below. There will be NO bus routes on Monday, April 13. The school locations are:

• Chester Park Complex (back of building at cafeteria)
• Great Falls Complex
• Lewisville Middle

On Tuesday April 14, Bus route deliveries and community sites will resume and remain in place until further notice. Pick up locations are as follows:

• Chester Park Complex
• Great Falls Complex
• Lewisville Middle School
• Harmony Baptist Church - Edgemoor
• Mount Zion - Great Falls
• Fort Lawn Community Center - Fort Lawn
• Metropolitan AME- Chester

Starting the week of April 13, we will prepare and serve meals 3 days a week on the following schedule:

• Monday – Lunch for Monday, Breakfast for Tuesday
• Tuesday – Lunch for Tuesday, Breakfast and Lunch for Wednesday, Breakfast for Thursday
• Thursday - Lunch for Thursday, Breakfast and Lunch for Friday, Breakfast for Monday

All children 18 and under are eligible to receive the free meals. Children must be present to receive the meals.

Lunches are intended to be eaten immediately or should be stored in the refrigerator within 2 hours.

Please discard any leftovers within 3 days. Cold foods such as milk, juice, cheese, cut fruits and cold sandwiches should be kept at a minimum of 41 degrees.

If you have any questions, please contact the Student Nutrition Office Services at 803-581-9517.

07/04/2020

We are so happy to have you Ms. Moore!!!!

06/04/2020

I also want “spring break your way” pics!

06/04/2020

Did anyone participate in the pillow fort challenge? Would love those for the yearbook too!

06/04/2020

Send me your distance learning pics for the yearbook please!

04/04/2020

We love you Ms. Rutledge!❤️

03/04/2020

Here are some quick reminders for the upcoming weeks:

- Spring Break will be April 6 - 13. We encourage everyone to unplug, relax, and enjoy this time with your family.

- Today, Students will receive 5 breakfasts and 5 lunches. This will be for the week of Spring Break. There will be no grab and go meal service next week.

Meals will be served on Monday April 13 at the school locations only. Bus route deliveries will resume on Tuesday, April 14.

- Elementary students in Kindergarten through 5th grade, please complete your first packet of activities by April 15th. You will receive grades for your work! You can turn in this packet on Wednesday, April 15th and pick up a new one at the following school feeding sites between 10:00am-1:00pm:

Chester Park Students- back of building at cafeteria loop

Great Falls Elementary Students- Great Falls High at loop

Lewisville Elementary Students- Lewisville Middle front loop

Please make sure your first/last name and your teacher’s name is on your packet.

For the latest updates, please visit www.chester.k12.sc.us, connect with the district on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, or download the district app.

01/04/2020

It’s Census Day!!!!! Please take just a few moments to complete yours online.

Census data ensures our schools receive their fair share of resources. Ensuring every resident in South Carolina is counted during the 2020 census will help our schools for the next 10 years. Please go to www.my2020census.gov and complete your census today. Share this post and tag three friends challenging them to complete their census!

31/03/2020
31/03/2020

More information about Spring Break Meals.

30/03/2020

Important Information regarding Elementary School Packets:

Elementary students in Kindergarten through 5th grade, please complete your first packet of activities by April 15th. You will receive grades for your work! You can turn in this packet on Wednesday, April 15th and pick up a new one at the following school feeding sites between 10:00am-1:00pm:

Chester Park Students- back of building at cafeteria loop

Great Falls Elementary Students- Great Falls High at loop

Lewisville Elementary Students- Lewisville Middle front loop

Please make sure your first/last name and your teacher’s name is on your packet.

You may have someone else drop off your student's old packet and pick up the new packet for you. Please make sure that the student's first/last name and teacher's name is on the packet before it is dropped off.

If you or someone else cannot turn in your packet and pick up a new one on April 15th, please email your student's principal to make other arrangements. Packets are not available to be picked up or dropped off at bus stop meal locations.

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It’s a great day to learn at Great Falls Elementary! Our Tournament of Books contest begins today. We can’t wait to see which book wins book of the year.

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Kindergarten, Ms. Streeter and Ms. HeathI do not own rights to this music.
Third grade, Mrs. Clay, Ms. Woodley, Ms. MobleyI do not own rights to this music.
Second grade, Mrs. SalmorinI do not own rights to this music.
Second grade, Mrs. DuggerI do not own rights to this music.
Second grade, Mrs. CommodoreI do not own rights to this music.
Fourth grade, Mrs. Stalls and Ms. TreveilerI do not own rights to this music.
First grade, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. WilliamsI do not own rights to this music.
First Grade, Mrs. Twisdale and Mrs. WilsonI do not own rights to this music.
First grade, Ms. Williams and Ms. Wesley
Kindergarten, Mrs. Ross and Ms. Douglas
Kindergarten, Ms. Eudy and Ms. Toledo
Pre-K Mrs. Howe and Ms. CrowderI do not own rights to this music.

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