SafeSchools Alert is our district's tip reporting service. If you have information about a threat to our safety, do your part and report it! You can remain anonymous. When downloading the app, our code is 2001. The service can also be found here: https://bit.ly/2FFRwww
Seniors Isaac Hilley and Dylan Powell were recently selected to participate in Michelin's Youth Apprenticeship Program for the 2020-2021 school year. The apprenticeship program is a paid internship that gives students hands-on training and learning experiences. Completing the program leads to a smooth transition to the workforce and the possibility of full-time employment with Michelin upon graduation. Congratulations to these students! 🎉
We will hold sub training on Friday, September 18th. Please arrive at our district office by 8:30 AM with any required documentation. To view/print necessary documents click here --> https://bit.ly/3hwhM9V
The last day to purchase technology insurance for Chromebooks is September 30th. After this date, if damage is reported, the full price of repair will be charged. If you haven't already purchased the $30 technology insurance and wish to do so, you may pay online through eFunds, or visit your student's school.
Meet, Mrs. Cindy Daniel! Mrs. Daniel has retired from Anderson 3 after 16 years. During her time in A3, Cindy served as a K4 & K5 kindergarten assistant, a computer lab facilitator, and a special education assistant. Daniel worked in A3 from 1998 to 2011 and then re-joined the district in 2017, becoming a LEAP team member at Iva Elementary. She was flexible throughout the years as the district grew, filling positions at each elementary school. -"What do you value most about your position?" "My roles allowed me to get to know the students, along w/their families; building bonds & relationships that last a lifetime!" -Here are five facts about Mrs. Daniel: 1. I went sky-diving for my 50th birthday. 🛫 2. I've been to Africa on a mission trip. 🌍 3. I've traveled across the USA by train. 🚂 4. I met my husband at Starr-Iva Middle School. 🏫 5. I was a dental assistant before becoming a mommy, which led to my working in the school system. 🦷 -"What did you enjoy most about working in education?" "I always enjoyed watching the faces of students light up as they'd learn something new! Their delight in their successes is priceless." Cindy and her husband Daniel both retired from Anderson 3, just 20 years apart. Combined, they have a total of 43 years in our district. Thank you for your service to Anderson 3! Congratulations on your retirement! 💛
Welcome, Kayla Johnson! Ms. Johnson has joined the A3 Teaching Team in the Math Department at Crescent High School! Kayla is a recent Anderson University graduate, where she earned her degree in Secondary Mathematics Education. Ms. Johnson has a love for mathematics and has wanted to be a teacher since elementary school. She has a passion for educating and building relationships with students. During her free time, Kayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends and traveling! She is super excited about starting her journey at Crescent High School, and we are happy to have her! Join us in welcoming her to our family!
The USDA announced an extension to allow ALL students to receive meals at no charge through December 31, 2020! Anderson 3 students will receive breakfast and lunch meals for FREE for the remainder of 2020. To receive FREE or REDUCED meals in 2021, please complete our free and reduced lunch application here: https://www.lunchapplication.com/. *Virtual meals will be available for pickup beginning Monday, September 21. If you have an A3 virtual student and would like to pick up meals, please complete this form as soon as possible --> https://bit.ly/3hjxsNq
We have created a weekly Progress Report to inform our community during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The report will include Positive COVID-19 cases within Anderson 3 schools. We will update the COVID-19 case report on Tuesdays and Fridays by noon. The information can be found by clicking here: https://bit.ly/33gNgvt
Welcome, Carrie Boyce! Ms. Boyce has joined the A3 Teaching Team as a Special Services teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School! Carrie has been teaching special education for over 21 years. She most recently taught at McCants Middle School in Anderson 5. Carrie and her husband are originally from Illinois but have lived in South Carolina with their four sons for 20 years. She is a huge Chicago Cubs fan, loves to golf, and participate in community theater. She enjoys spending time with her family and three dogs. Welcome to Anderson 3! We are happy to have you!
Don't forget to complete our Free and Reduced Lunch application! Please remember to include ALL students in your household. https://www.lunchapplication.com/
Welcome, Rachel Shore!👩⚕️🩺 Mrs. Shore has joined the A3 Nursing Services team as the School Nurse at Crescent High School! Rachel is a Starr-Iva native and a 2004 graduate of Crescent High School. She received her BSN from Clemson University and was a registered nurse at AnMed Health for seven years. Most recently, Rachel served in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit and Wound and Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic. Rachel is happily married to Kaleb Shore, and they have three children, who are Anderson 3 students. When not working, the Shore family enjoys camping, boating, and almost any outdoor activity. Rachel is excited to be "Coming Home" to CHS, and we are just as excited to have her! Welcome to Anderson 3!
Meet, Mrs. Mandy Reinert! 🌟 Mrs. Reinert retired from Anderson 3 this past week after 32 years in education. Mandy, an Anderson native, graduated from Westside High School in 1984. She attended Clemson University and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Science Teaching. After graduation, she began her teaching career in 1988 as a 7th-grade science teacher at Southwood Middle School. In 1995 she joined the Crescent science department, where she taught for two years and ran an at-risk program while earning her masters in administration and supervision from Clemson University. Before rejoining the Anderson 3 team in 2016, Reinert served as an assistant principal at Honea Path Middle, McCants Middle, and Belton-Honea Path High School. While in A3, Mandy served as the Director of Secondary Instruction and Teacher Quality before being promoted to Assistant Superintendent. Some of Mandy's favorite duties were molding induction (first year) teachers and facilitating professional development. -"What led you to your current position?" "I decided to get a master's to make a more considerable impact by improving teachers' abilities and students' overall educational experience." -Here are five facts about Mrs. Reinert: 1. I have been married for 33 years, and I have three wonderful children, Samuel, William, and Anna-Frances. 👨👩👧 2. I have taught an NFL player, Shaun Ellis. 🏈 3. I still own my first car, a 3-speed straight drive 1966 Ford Mustang. 🏎️ 4. I love to drive fast and listen to old school rap music. (I can't wait to go on the autobahn.) 🎵 5. I love to travel, and I have attended a wedding in New Dehli, India! 🧳 -"If you could sum up working in education in a few sentences, what would you say?" "I think that people need to understand that education DOES make a difference in people's lives and that it is imperative to have high expectations for students. In the field of education, what you do every day truly makes a difference." Over the past four years, Mrs. Reinert has been an integral part of the A3 team. Thank you for being a #A3AllStar for #A3Students! Soon, Mandy will be moving to Germany to pursue a new work adventure with her husband. Good luck with your next endeavors! 💛
Welcome, Elinor Lister! Mrs. Lister will be joining the A3 team as the Instructional Coach at Crescent High School! Elinor has taught English for 21 years. Nine years in the 8th grade and twelve in high school. During her career, she has taught at Belton-Honea Path High School, TL Hanna High School, and Glenview Middle School. Lister was named the 2018-2019 District Teacher of the Year for Anderson Five. She holds a BA in English from Erskine College, a Master's in Educational Technology from Lesley University, and a Master's in Administration from Gardner-Webb University. She is a Level 1 and 2 Google Certified Educator and a trained master teacher in Inquiry-Based Learning. Elinor is married to Sean Lister, a consultant for GE Healthcare Partners, and they have three children - Millie, Maggie, and Andy. She loves to read, exercise, watch movies, and travel. Welcome to the A3 family, Mrs. Lister! We are excited to have you!
Welcome, Martina Zinn! Ms. Zinn has joined the A3 Teaching Team as the Art teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School! 🎨 Ms. Zinn attended West Virginia University and UNC-Asheville. She has a degree in Art with K-12 teaching licensure. Martina is a painter and also loves hand building with clay. Ms. Zinn has taught high school art for 12 years and has also taught in Maryland and North Carolina. She and her husband raise registered Boer Goats on their farm, Cherry Blossom Creek, which they will be relocating from the mountains of North Carolina to Abbeville, South Carolina. Ms. Zinn loves raising and showing goats, fishing, hunting, farming, painting, and dancing. She is very excited to start her new journey as a Starr-Iva Middle School Tiger! Welcome, Martina Zinn!
Anderson Independent visited Flat Rock Elementary on the 1st day back! More photos here: https://bit.ly/3gUOAcw
Please disregard this mornings Fox Carolina Broadcast. Elementary and Middle school students will attend 5 days a week. Only Crescent High School will operate on a hybrid schedule.
To provide the most transparent and accurate information regarding positive COVID-19 cases as possible, once contact tracing is complete, there will be three types of notification. Notification procedures can be found here: https://bit.ly/34O687M
Congratulations to Anderson School District 3 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Carly Herron! 🍎 Mrs. Herron is a Kindergarten teacher at Flat Rock Elementary School. "There are a million reasons why Carly Herron is the teacher of the year at Flat Rock. Her enthusiasm for her job is contagious. Carly was born to be an elementary teacher. Her “Why” is evident through her passion to teach combined with her ability to prepare her students to exceed their academic growth while nurturing their emotional growth as well. An exceptional teacher is not only one who can grow the knowledge of a student but can also grow their hearts with kindness. Carly was made to spend her days with our youngest students cultivating their love for learning in a way only she can." Congratulations, Carly! Thank you for your dedication to the students of Anderson School District 3! 💛
Congratulations to Anderson School District 3 Support Staff Employee of the Year, Mrs. Abby Busby! Mrs. Busby is a kindergarten paraprofessional at Starr Elementary and a school bus driver for special needs students. "Abby is one of those people you may label as a rare gem. There are many characteristics that can describe Abby. Dependable, hard-working, honest, artistic, helpful, caring, kind, self-manageable, and loving. There is not a day that she comes to school not wearing her smile, ready to love on the children and teach them the things they need to learn. She brings happiness wherever she goes and is always willing to lend a helping hand, however, needed." Congratulations, Mrs. Busby! Thank you for your dedication to the students of Anderson 3!
Welcome, Lyndsey Long! 🍎 Mrs. Long will be joining the A3 Teaching Team as a 6th Grade ELA teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School! Lyndsey is joining us from Anderson 5, where she taught for nine years. She is a 2011 graduate of Anderson University and holds a degree in Elementary Education. In 2013, Lyndsey earned her master's degree in education, also from Anderson University. Lyndsey and her husband Jacob live in Anderson with their two daughters, Eliza Kay (5) and Alice (4). We are excited for Mrs. Long to be joining the A3 Family! Please join us in welcoming her to our district.
Starr-Iva Middle School is currently looking to employ a long term certified substitute teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Middle-level science is preferred; however, all certifications are welcome. Please email Adam Coats, principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Students, we are here to help you! 💻 If you happen to have tech issues during virtual learning, visit https://bit.ly/a3virtualhelp or call 864-209-1074! This link will allow our tech department to assist you as fast as possible. The attached graphic will also help you with the most common tech issues.
Welcome, Kate Abernethy! 🍎 Ms. Abernethy will be joining the A3 teaching team in the Math Department at Crescent High School! Kate has been teaching Math since before the turn of the century. (She couldn't resist giving us that phrase to use!) Two years ago, Kate and her two dogs decided to head north to Northeast Georgia after getting tired of sunny Florida (Ironically enough). She soon rediscovered an appreciation for hiking after her move. Last year Ms. Abernethy taught at Calhoun Falls Charter School in Abbeville County. Previously, Kate taught for 15 years at Cocoa High School in Cocoa, FL. This will not be her first time as a CHS Tiger! 🐅 We are excited to have Ms. Kate Abernethy join us this year! Welcome to Anderson 3!
The Anderson 3 Transportation Department recently received 4 New Saf-T-Liner® C2 Thomas Built School Buses. These buses include a PV360® multi-camera system that provides a 360° view around the school bus in the "Safe-T-Zone." The PV360 system automatically opens in the rearview mirror during a bus stop, when the turn signal is engaged, and when the bus is in reverse. These cameras assist in protecting students and extend the driver's overall visibility. The new Saf-T-Liner school buses include built-in Wi-Fi Hotspots for student use, as well as a rear stop sign to aide motorists in school bus visibility.
Welcome, Grace McClain! 🍎 Ms. McClain will be joining the A3 Teaching Team as a 1st-grade teacher at Starr Elementary School. Grace is a recent graduate from the Early Childhood Education program at Clemson University. Her college experience included opportunities to intern with the educational non-profit Junior Achievement in Columbia, SC, and work in the America Reads program at Clemson University. Ms. McClain has dreamed of being a teacher since before she was in school and is excited to be a teacher in Anderson 3. We are excited to have you, Ms. McClain! Welcome to Anderson 3!
Ms. Arthur and the SIMS staff were excited to receive their new Dell Precision Laptops during their first day back! Staff at CHS and SIMS are receiving new laptops and docking stations this year as part of our technology refresh cycle. Thank you to the A3 Tech Team for your hard work in getting the new equipment ready! 💻
School Makeover: Lunchroom Edition 🥪🥄 This summer, the Starr-Iva Middle School Lunchroom underwent a cosmetic makeover. After a fresh coat of gray and gold paint and updated tables and ceiling tiles, we can hardly recognize this space! SIMS has also placed paws on every other seat, to assist students with social distancing!
Welcome, Kate Abernethy! 🍎 Ms. Abernethy will be joining the A3 teaching team in the Math Department at Crescent High School! Kate has been teaching Math since before the turn of the century. (She couldn't resist giving us that phrase to use!) Two years ago, Kate and her two dogs decided to head north to Northeast Georgia after getting tired of sunny Florida (Ironically enough). She soon rediscovered an appreciation for hiking after her move. Last year Ms. Abernethy taught at Calhoun Falls Charter School in Abbeville County. Previously, Kate taught for 15 years at Cocoa High School in Cocoa, FL. This will not be her first time as a CHS Tiger! 🐅 We are excited to have Ms. Kate Abernethy join us this year! Welcome to Anderson 3!
Welcome, Lilly Schweickhardt! Ms. Schweickhardt will begin her teaching career in A3 as a 3rd Grade teacher at Starr Elementary! Lilly, a Charleston native, attended Clemson University and fell in love with the upstate while earning her Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees there. During her year-long Master’s program, Lilly was recognized as the Teacher Resident of the Year for her outstanding work in her student-teaching experience. Outside of teaching, Lilly enjoys watching and playing sports and spending time with her cat, Tippy. Welcome to the A3 family! 💛
Gov. McMaster used the Anderson Institute of Technology facility to announce $10 million worth of PPE will be distributed to 70 school districts in South Carolina. More here: https://bit.ly/2Cqvtc0
This week's #A3AllStar is a special retirement spotlight! 🌟 Meet, Mary Lewis! Ms. Lewis is retiring after 12 years as a School Mental Health Counselor for Anderson 3 and the Anderson County Board of Education. Mary began her career as a Program Coordinator of a Children's Day Treatment Program for S.C. Department of Mental Health. She later worked in Anderson 5 as the Program Director/Lead Clinical Counselor of their Children's Day Treatment Program before joining our team. Q: "What do you value most about your position?" A: "The opportunity to work with children of all ages, the chance to collaborate with so many incredible teachers, counselors, and support staff, and the lasting friendships that developed." Q: "If you could sum up working in education in a few sentences, what would you say?" A: "Working in education can be the most rewarding and humbling experience of a lifetime. Regardless of how much we think we know, there is always more to be learned and discovered. Often, it's children that teach us that very lesson." Here are Five Facts about Ms. Lewis: 1. The outdoors is my happy place! ☀️ 2. I love hiking, kayaking, and golfing. 🥾🚣🏌️♀️ 3. I'm right-handed but eat with my left hand. 🥄 4. I have two schnauzers: Lexi (4) and Riley (1), who are in charge of the house. 🐕 5. My retirement bucket list includes traveling to see all of the U.S. National Parks. 🏞️ Thank you, Ms. Lewis, for your service to the students of Anderson School District Three. We will miss you, but we wish you the best in your retirement! Keep Calm; your summer is extra long! 😎
Welcome, Tonya Frare! Mrs. Frare will be joining the A3 teaching team as an 8th-grade math teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School! Mrs. Frare is a graduate of Clemson University and has a degree in Elementary Education. She began her career as an elementary teacher but later switched to middle school math. Before this year, she taught 7th-grade Math at Robert Anderson Middle School. Her favorite activities outside of school are cycling, knitting, and spending time with her family. Mrs. Frare and her husband, Jack, live in Anderson and have five children and nine grandchildren. Please join us in welcoming her to our district!
As of July 31, 2020, the South Carolina Department of Education mandated: "Students and staff in South Carolina public schools must wear a face-covering upon entering a school building, moving through hallways, during carpool/bus drop off or pick up, and when social distancing is not possible or optimal. Student face coverings may be removed upon teacher or administrator direction while in the classroom or during special activities outside the classroom." This mandate follows our mask policy stated by Mrs. Hipp in the superintendent update last week. Masks will be provided for students when boarding buses or before entering the school building if they do not have one. If you have questions about the SCDE mandate, view the guidelines here: https://bit.ly/SCDE-Masks
We are looking for an excellent teacher to join our 6th-grade teaching team at Starr-Iva Middle! Apply Now! https://teachatanderson3.com/
Congratulations, Jim Jarrard! Mr. Jarrard has been named the District Office Support Staff Employee of the Year. He will join the school-level support staff nominees running for A3 Support Staff Employee of the year. Jim Jarrard, also known as "Bones," is a 1979 graduate of Crescent High School. He is an active member of the Grove Fire Department and has been a volunteer firefighter for over 40 years! Jarrard loves agriculture and was a member of the FFA in high school. Today he still runs a small beef farm and enjoys welding and fabrication in his free time. Jarrard is a dedicated husband, father, and grandfather. As director of maintenance, "Bones" is tasked with ensuring that A3 students have a safe and well-maintained learning environment. Bones' focus for his job is to make Anderson 3 better for every student and employee. Mr. Jarrard appreciates the nomination but acknowledges that what he does would not be possible without the hard work and determination from A3 Maintenance Engineer, Blake Whitfield. Congratulations, Jim Jarrard! Thank you for your dedication to the students, staff, and community of Anderson School District 3.
Welcome, Mindy Price! Ms. Price will be joining the A3 Family as a Special Education teacher at Crescent High School! Mindy is excited to be coming back to her hometown to teach at Crescent. She is a 1998 graduate of Crescent High and has been in education for over 10 years. Before coming to Crescent, Price was a Special Education teacher in Greenville County. Aside from teaching, she has been a pitching coach for fast-pitch softball for over 20 years. When she is not working, Mindy and her husband love to travel. She also enjoys playing volleyball. Please join us in welcoming her to Anderson 3!
Please keep in mind that every returning student must complete student registration. This year, we are conducting registration via Parent Portal to streamline the process. This is independent of your choice of learning option. Completing online registration via Parent Portal does NOT sign a student up for the ACSD3 Virtual Learning Academy.
Please take a moment to watch our 2020-2021 Back to School Superintendent Message. In this update, Mrs. Hipp and Dr. Nixon provide details on increased safety measures to ensure a safe return to school. Please know that our focus remains on providing an outstanding education for our students in a manner that safeguards our employees, students, and communities to the greatest extent possible. https://youtu.be/EQTxTFL1hRg
Decisions to enroll in A3 Virtual Learning must be made by Friday, July 31. Please understand that Virtual Learning is NOT the same as eLearning. A contract must be signed, and a commitment for the entire first semester must be made to enroll. Please contact your student's school if you have any questions.
Today is the last day to complete our "Parent Declaration of Intent" form so we may have a better understanding of our families' needs. If you have more than one child that attends Anderson 3, please fill out a form for each student. https://forms.gle/1GcVeqdhdQq3V2dEA
To keep you as informed as possible, we would like to update you on our 2020-2021 school year schedule. After recommendations from Gov. McMaster and evaluating our families' and staff's needs, we have modified our operating schedule. Elementary and Middle school students will operate on a traditional 5-day face-to-face schedule that follows model 1 of our reopening plan. We will update you when a plan for high school students is complete. We will still offer a virtual option for the 2020-2021 school year. A commitment for at least the first semester must be made by July 31. Your child's school will inform you of the virtual learning details.
Online Registration is Now Open! To access, log in to your PowerSchool Parent Portal account. https://bit.ly/A3ParentPortal If you have questions regarding registration, please contact your child's school.
Due to Governor McMaster's recommendations, we have adjusted our school calendar to reflect a later start date. Please note that the new start date for Elementary and Middle school students is August 31, 2020. High school students will begin on September 8, 2020. Further information regarding school operations will be forthcoming in a separate announcement. To download/print our calendar, click here: https://bit.ly/A32020-21
A3 Families: Your input is needed. Please take a moment to complete our "Parent Declaration of Intent" form so we may have a better understanding of our families' needs. If you have more than one child that attends Anderson 3, please fill out a form for each student. Please respond by July 27. https://forms.gle/1GcVeqdhdQq3V2dEA
Our Free and Reduced Lunch Application is Now Available! 🥪 *Visit https://www.lunchapplication.com/ to apply now!* Please be sure to include elementary children that reside in your household when applying for middle school and high school students.
Welcome, Nikita Cowan! 🌟 Mrs. Cowan will be joining the A3 teaching team as an 8th Grade ELA teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School! Mrs. Cowan is from Anderson, SC, and graduated from T.L. Hanna High School in 2001. She currently resides in Belton with her husband, Kenta, and their three children: Gabrielle (13), Keandre(12), and Kentasia (10). In 2010 Nikita graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Secondary Education/English from Anderson University. After graduating, she taught 7th and 8th grade ELA and English I Honors for ten years in Anderson School District 5 at McCants Middle School. We are excited for Nikita to be joining the #A3Family!
10 minutes will impact the next 10 years. The Census is safe, easy, and important – and brings Anderson County $809 per person, por persona. https://my2020census.gov/
Welcome, Hogan Crawford! Hogan is joining Anderson 3 as our District Technology Specialist! 👨💻 Hogan is a lifelong resident of Anderson, SC, and a recent graduate of Tri-County Technical College, where he majored in Computer and Information Technology with an emphasis in Network Systems Management. In February of 2020, Hogan’s professors unanimously selected him as Tri-County’s Outstanding Student in Computer and Information Technology. Outside of the classroom, Hogan was a member of the Clemson University Tiger Band, and more recently, he was an IT intern for Anderson 3. We are excited to welcome Hogan to the #A3Family!
Anderson School District 3 is pleased to announce the release of a New Non-Resident Program. Our new non-resident program allows families outside our attendance zone to apply for admittance into Anderson 3. The application is free and can be printed or picked up at our district office or any of our schools. Transportation will not be provided for out-of-district students. Acceptance as an out-of-district student does not guarantee athletic eligibility. Non-Resident student acceptance is conditional on school-level enrollment capacity and student records. https://bit.ly/A3Non-ResidentApp
Welcome, Christal Wolff! 🌟 Mrs. Wolff will be joining A3 next school year as a 6th Grade Math Teacher at Starr-Iva Middle School. She brings with her 24 years of teaching experience, having spent her first 20 years teaching in Pickens County and the last four years in Anderson District 5. Her experience includes five years of instruction in Elementary School teaching all subjects to 4th and 5th Graders and 19 years of instruction in Middle School teaching Math, Science, and Social Studies. Wolff loves teaching, and Middle School is her favorite place to be. Christal is married to Todd Wolff, a Scientist at Pharmaceutical Associates, Inc., and they have two children, Caroline and Nolan. She enjoys crafting/sewing, playing games, decorating, putting together jigsaw puzzles, watching her son play baseball, and spending time with her family. Christal is super-excited about becoming a part of the A3 School District. Join us in welcoming Mrs. Wolff to the #A3Family!
Ollie Bleu Masters, a student at Flat Rock Elementary, and her grandparents, Terry Trotter and Alton Reed have donated a Lending Library to Flat Rock Elementary School in memory of Ollie Bleu's mother, Rana T. Masters. Mr. Reed donated the materials and constructed the library. Mackenzie Richey and Kinley Smith, recent CHS graduates, and FRES Reading Buddies, conducted book drives and donated the books for the library. The project was organized and completed by Debbie Alexander and Mellie Jones, the leaders of the FRES Reading Buddies program. The Flat Rock community is invited to drop by the school to borrow or donate books to the library. Hand sanitizer will be provided. The faculty and staff of Flat Rock Elementary would like to thank Ollie Bleu, her family, and the volunteers who made this addition to our school and community possible. 📖💛
Welcome, Julie Brewster! Mrs. Brewster will be teaching 1st Grade at Starr Elementary for the upcoming school year. Recently, Julie taught 1st grade at Longbranch Elementary in Midlothian, Texas. Before that, she taught 1st grade at Iva Elementary for 13 years. Julie is not a stranger to us, but we are excited to welcome her back home to the #A3Family!
Crescent's Graduation Ceremony will be live streamed via Facebook Live. Visit https://www.facebook.com/AndersonDistrict3/live/ tomorrow at 10 AM to view the ceremony. A recording of graduation will be posted for viewing after the ceremony.
We are partnering with The Blood Connection to host a blood drive at our administration office in Iva. The AnMed Blood Bank needs your help! Don't forget to sign up by clicking here: https://bit.ly/A3BloodDrive20
Tuesday, June 9, we will begin distributing meals weekly through our Summer Meal Program. Meals will continue to be delivered to bus stops, and pick-up locations will not change. Please be advised that meals will only be distributed on Tuesdays, and packages will include seven breakfasts and seven lunches. If you are interested in receiving meals in June, please click the link below and fill out the form. https://bit.ly/A3SUMMERMEALS
Tuesday, June 9, we will begin distributing meals weekly through our Summer Meal Program. Meals will continue to be delivered to bus stops, and pick-up locations will not change. Please be advised that meals will only be distributed on Tuesdays, and packages will include seven breakfasts and seven lunches. If you are interested in receiving meals in June, please click the link below and fill out the form. bit.ly/A3SUMMERMEALS
There is still time to complete the 2020 Census! Visit https://my2020census.gov/ to complete the quick, 5 minute survey!
Welcome to the #A3Family, Kaitlyn Brown! Ms. Brown is a native of Starr and a product of Anderson 3, graduating from Crescent High School in 2016. She recently graduated from Presbyterian College with a bachelor's in Elementary Education and a minor in Psychology. Kaitlyn is certified in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. She will be joining the Iva Elementary teaching team as a Kindergarten teacher! We are excited to welcome Kaitlyn back home to Anderson 3!
For National School Communicators Day, we celebrate the man behind the camera, our Coordinator of Marketing & Communications, Dylan Mccullough. He can usually be found taking pictures of exciting things happening around our district, writing news stories, giving shout outs, sharing important information with the community, creating marketing materials, and handling our social media and website. Dylan graduated from Crescent High School and Clemson University, and we are so thankful to have him in A3! #SCHOOLPRDAY
STEAM Camp for the 2020 summer has been cancelled. We look forward to offering this opportunity next summer.
The #BeTheLight Class of 2020 Parade route is here! Seniors may begin lining up by the baseball stadium at 8:00 PM on Friday. Please enter from Good Hope Church Road. The procession will travel around the New Gym and up to the football stadium. Seniors and their families will make one loop around the track before making a right turn and exiting by the field house. To exit the Crescent campus, please use Parker Bowie Road. Deputies will be on-site to assist with the progression of the parade. Seniors and their families are encouraged to decorate their vehicles. To adhere to social distancing guidelines, participants may not exit their cars on campus. This event is open to the Crescent Class of 2020, their families, and A3 personnel only.
After reviewing possible options, and speaking with students and parents, Anderson 3 has tentatively planned a graduation ceremony for Crescent High School to be held at NewSpring Church on Thursday, June 11th at 10AM. Holding a commencement ceremony at NewSpring will allow the Class of 2020 to have a traditional ceremony, without any weather or audio-visual limitations. The facilities at NewSpring are larger than our school facilities, and allows parent/guests to attend while adhering to social distancing guidelines. Graduates will be issued guest tickets based on current stipulations from the Governor. These plans are tentative, and are subject to change based on social distancing guidelines as we approach June 11th. The ceremony will be live-streamed online for families and the community to view. Thank you, NewSpring, for graciously opening your doors and allowing us to hold our graduation ceremony on their campus. We are proud of the Crescent High School class of 2020, and can’t wait to honor them on June 11th!
Congratulations to Lily Franklin, Clemson University College of Education Early Childhood Student Teacher of the Year! Lily completed her student teaching experience at Flat Rock Elementary in Mrs. Amanda Loftis’ K5 classroom and Mrs. Christie Kyle’s 1st Grade classroom. “Lily Franklin is an excellent teacher. She is compassionate, loving, knowledgeable, and professional. She was an asset to our school as she built relationships with our students and our staff while teaching kindergarten and first grade. We are very glad to have been part of her story and and proud that she has been recognized with this honor from Clemson University. Congratulations Lily!” -Christy Dodd, Flat Rock Principal
Wi-Fi Bus Hot Spots will now operate Monday through Thursday from 10 AM - 12 PM. Our school Wi-FI locations will remain operational 24/7.
Don't forget to fill out the 2020 Census! For the first time, the questionnaire is available online, and only takes about 15 minutes to complete! 🗳️ https://my2020census.gov/
Meal Distribution for Today (April 16) will also include breakfast and lunch for Saturday and Sunday.
SURPRISE! Crescent High School Senior Portraits will be displayed throughout the next few weeks in honor of the Class of 2020! 25 seniors will be displayed each week until each senior is honored. If you happen to pass by, feel free to pull into the CHS parking lot to watch for your senior! This week is Aderhold - Byars. #GoTigers
Welcome Back, A3 Family! We hope you had a great first day back. Virtual instruction continued throughout the district today, and we want to see you in action! Don't forget to tag us, send us a message, or comment your photos on FB. Use the hashtag #a3elearning so we can feature you! We also want to see your lunch/recess time, brain breaks, at-home classroom setups, and anything creative you would like to share! As always, visit bit.ly/A3elearn for eLearning information!
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our April Board of Trustees Meeting with be broadcasted live for public viewing. To watch the meeting, click the link below. https://youtu.be/ncPiow6G9bA
Starting Tomorrow, Anderson 3 will add 6 additional Wi-Fi Hot Spot locations for students to access the Internet to download lessons and homework. The hotspots will be open from 10 AM - 2 PM, during teacher office hours. To access a map with locations: https://bit.ly/A3BusWiFi
Elementary schools will have a drive-thru eLearning packet pickup for additional work and drop-off for completed work for K4-2 parents on Thursday, April 2nd from 7-9 AM and from 4-6 PM. This is for parents who cannot access work digitally. Additional packets are available digitally on our eLearning website bit.ly/A3elearn. To turn in completed packets, you may also scan or take a photo of the packets and email them to your child’s teacher. There will be a drop-off bin available outside these hours on Thursday (April 2nd) and Friday (April 3rd.) When you pick up or download the next packet of work, it will contain assignments for six weeks. At this time, your student is only responsible for the first three weeks of assignments. The extra three weeks are being provided in case the school closure is extended past April 30th.
Superintendent Kathy Hipp Gives an Update on School Closure and How Anderson 3 is Moving Forward. #flatteningthecurve #Anderson3 Click Here ---> https://youtu.be/k2xQbRTF1Zg
All Google services should be back up and running at this time.
Google services nationwide are currently experiencing an outage. This includes Google Classroom and Gmail. We will update you when this issue has been resolved.
Our eLearning Feeding Program will begin tomorrow. If you would like to receive breakfast and lunch for your student during school closure, and haven't already filled out our form, visit: http://bit.ly/A3eLearningMeals
Anderson 3 will serve breakfast and lunch to students free of charge beginning Wednesday, March 18. 🍱 All students may pick up a prepared bag that will include breakfast and lunch at Iva Elementary, Flat Rock Elementary, or Crescent High from 10:30 - 11:00 am. Students who ride buses will have the option of having their meals delivered to their bus stop, which will begin at 10:30 am. Bus drivers will make every effort possible to have all meals delivered by 11:30 am. *Students must be present to pick up the meal.* Meals will be available weekdays except for Friday, March 20 and Monday, March 23. If you are interested in receiving a meal, please complete the following survey. If you have already done so, you do not have to fill it out twice. http://bit.ly/A3eLearningMeals
Chromebooks and eLearning materials will be available for pick-up at Flat Rock, Iva, and Starr Elementary schools on Tuesday, March 17, from 8 AM - 2 PM. If you are unable to pick-up materials at this time, please contact your child's school. Flat Rock: 864-296-9191 Iva Elementary: 864-348-6400 Starr Elementary: 864-352-6154
Today South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced the temporary closure of all South Carolina Schools due to the coronavirus effective Monday, March 16 until Tuesday, March 31. Please visit http://bit.ly/A3UPDATE3 for updated information.
We have received word that at 4PM Governor McMaster will announce that all schools will be temporarily closed for at least the next two weeks. We will update with more specific information after this press conference.
Anderson School District Three officials continue to closely monitor COVID-19 and are actively planning efforts to prevent the spread of this virus. Extra precautions are being taken to ensure the safe health of all students and staff. Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman, stated on Monday that any decisions regarding school closures or cancelling school events as a result of COVID-19 will not be made solely at the local level, but will be made in consultation with the State Superintendent of Education who will work with state health officials at DHEC and the Governor’s office for the final appropriate decision. Any announcement of local cases should come from state DHEC officials. As a part of the district’s response plan, the district will utilize the eLearning Plan in the event of school closure.
MUSC offers FREE coronavirus screenings to SC residents. If you are concerned about coronavirus (COVID-19), MUSC Health recommends you first speak to an online virtual care provider. Use the promo code COVID19 when you log in for a free online session. Click here for more information --> http://bit.ly/MUSCScreen
Crescent High School has openings for Football Assistant Coaches. Possible Coordinator responsibilities available on Offense or Defense. All teaching certifications will be considered. Send resume or questions to Head Football Coach Sheldon Evans at email@example.com
Handwashing is the best way to prevent illness! 🧼Please remind your children to wash their hands frequently. https://youtu.be/d914EnpU4Fo
For this week's #TourTuesday we caught up with Crescent students participating in the Michelin Youth Apprenticeship Program at the US8 Michelin Plant. The Michelin Starr Plant manufactures semi-finished rubber mixes. Throughout the program, students complete learning modules throughout the plant, while also earning a wage. On our tour, we witnessed students working in different areas of the plant as raw materials are processed into rubber compounds known as semi-finished mixes. These semi-finished mixes are used in the manufacturing of tires at Michelin's tire plants. Students work half the day at the Starr Plant and spend the other half in their standard instructional time at Crescent. Because of the apprenticeship program, our seniors are given a fantastic opportunity that allows them to make a smooth transition to the workforce, while also benefiting from working with one of the world's top employers. The US8 plant is dedicated to providing the most innovative material that Michelin customers expect, and we are thankful for Michelin's continued dedication to our students!
We would like to welcome our first new addition to our 2020-21 teaching team! Mrs. Sarah Cleveland has signed to the SPED Department at Crescent High School. Sarah, a 2017 graduate of Anderson University, comes to Anderson 3 after teaching 3 years at Honea Path Elementary. A Crescent graduate and Starr native, Sarah is excited to return home. Welcome back to the Anderson 3 family, Mrs. Cleveland!
Anderson Three will be observing an eLearning Day Friday, February 21. For eLearning information, visit bit.ly/A3elearn Middle and High School students need to access lessons via Google Classroom and Elementary students need to complete printed packets of school work that have been sent home. As a reminder, students will have five (5) days to complete the assignments.
Anderson Three is closely monitoring the weather and its impact on our schools tomorrow. Decisions about school closing, if necessary, will be made at the appropriate time to ensure student and staff safety.
In honor of Black History Month, we would like to honor Ms. Connie Lindsey. Ms. Lindsey was the founder of New Deal, an all-black school for grades 1-12, founded in 1953. The "school on the hill" remained New Deal until school integration in the fall of 1970 when it was renamed Starr-Iva Middle School. Lindsey (pictured right) was instrumental in ensuring the proper education of Black children, and a magnolia tree was dedicated to Ms. Lindsey upon her retirement in 1965. Today Connie's tree stands tall in front of SIMS and is a constant reminder of her love for educating children. Thank you, Ms. Lindsey! #blackhistorymonth
Starr Elementary is hosting a FREE "Tech Talk Night" for Anderson 3 elementary parents. The session is designed to empower parents with tips and resources that can support their efforts of keeping their children safe in the digital world. *Content and topics are presented for adults only, but optional child care will be available. This session will be presented by a division of the Anderson County Sheriffs Office. FREE Pizza, chips, cookie and drink to all that attend. Registration forms will be sent home on Friday, February 21st in your child's Friday Folder!
This morning Superintendent Hipp and Anderson 1 Superintendent Robbie Binnicker packed boxes for the Weekend Snackpack program at the Golden Harvest Food Bank. February is Buy-a-Box month, a push to get the funds needed to make sure the SnackPack program is able to provide for 800 children in Anderson County. Every dollar you give will be doubled thanks to a generous donor's challenge match! 80 children from Anderson 3 benefit from the program. If you would like to help by donation, visit https://secure.givelively.org/donate/united-way-of-anderson-county/buy-a-box Thank you, United Way of Anderson County, for your dedication to the children of Anderson County!
Our K4 students are also on a two hour delay Friday, February 7th. Please disregard WYFF 4’s message regarding K4.
We will continue to operate on a Two Hour Delay Friday, February 7th for K-12 Grade. Bus routes will begin two hours later than normal, and school offices will open to receive students two hours later than usual.
All buses have returned from transporting students. 🚌 Flooded roadways and debris can be reported to Anderson County Public Works here: https://yourgov.cartegraph.com/ We will send an update if there are any changes to tomorrow's schedule.
Please be aware that buses will run slowly due to weather conditions. We will update when all students have been successfully transported.
We are following safety protocol during the storm. All students are safe.
Crescent High School celebrated National Signing Day by announcing four seniors will be continuing their education and football careers at the collegiate level. Congratulations to these students: Jaheim Bowman - Erskine College Jayden Vincent - Presbyterian College Jason McClain - Georgia Knights Prep Justin Tillman - Erskine College Go Tigers!🐅 Full Gallery: http://bit.ly/NATSIGN2020
This week art students in Mrs. Sarah Jordan’s class at Starr-Iva used the Impasto technique to create animal paintings. Impasto is a painting technique where paint is laid on an area of the surface in very thick layers. This allows the Bush or painting-knife strokes to be visible. This provides texture when dried, and allows the paint appear to come out of the canvas. Artists such as Pollock and Vincent Van Gogh used the technique quite frequently. 🎨
Check out this time-lapse video of the new Anderson Institute of Technology! https://youtu.be/tebqgp-Ovsc?t=7s
January 9th is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day! THANK YOU, School Resource Officers, for ensuring a safe learning environment for #A3Students . If you see one of our SRO's or any officer today, give them a pat on the back and thank them for their service! 👮🏽🚔
K5 Registration is quickly approaching! 🎒 Children must turn 5 on or before September 1st, 2020. -To find out which elementary school you are zoned for, please visit bit.ly/A3AttendanceZones -Required Documents: Birth Certificate, Immunizations Records, Proof of Residency, and Social Security Card. *If you are currently enrolled in K4 in Anderson 3, you do not have to register on this date.*
Have a four year degree, but looking for a Career Change? 🍎 Join us November 7, 5:00-7:00 PM at Pickens County Career Center. Visit the link below to learn more, and to R E G I S T E R! 👇🏽 http://bit.ly/CCHA2019
Protect yourself and your children from the flu! Don't wait, get a flu shot today! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwmvPhi-ggk&feature=youtu.be
The Anderson 3 Family mourns the loss of a 7th-grade student at Starr-Iva Middle School. Please keep the student's family, as well as the students and staff of SIMS, in your prayers. Grief counseling will be available throughout the district if needed.
October is National Bullying Prevention Month. If you or someone you know is a victim of bullying, report it here: http://bit.ly/BullyReporting
Anderson School District Three will hold a substitute training class on October 24, 2019. Contact Cheryl Smith at (864) 348-6196 or firstname.lastname@example.org by October 21, 2019 if you are interested in attending the training.
Need to pay your student's lunch fees? Visit www.k12paymentcenter.com to access your child’s account!
Superintendent Kathy Hipp gives a report on successful projects and initiatives! #A3 #Anderson3 #A3Students: http://bit.ly/Fall19-20
The Blood Connection and AnMed Mobile Mammography Coach will be at A3's opening session, August 15th, at Anderson Institute of Technology from 7AM-Noon. -Register to Donate Blood: http://bit.ly/BloodConnection -To register for Mammograms, call: 864-512-2255
Snapcodes by email and regular mail have been dispersed. When you receive a Snapcode for online enrollment, use this web link to begin registration: https://bit.ly/A3OnlineRegistration
Good News! Anderson Three will be offering online registration through Powerschool. Over the next 2 weeks, you will receive information by email and/or mail on how to complete this online. If you are unable to do so on a smartphone, tablet, or computer, a computer will be available to you on the student's registration date. Fees can also be paid online through E-Funds. Instructions for this will be included with registration letters. The following is a sample message you will receive. Please contact your child's school for questions or email email@example.com
Teachers! The Anderson Federal Credit Union Classroom Makeover Submissions are due July 29th! To apply, share your passion, vision, theme and goals for your students for the upcoming school year in narrative or video format. Two recipients will be selected to receive a $500 Classroom Makeover, as well as AFCU volunteers to help make it all come together! Submissions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Anderson Federal Credit Union is excited to announce a giveaway of TWO $500 Classroom Makeovers!! AFCU know's that many teachers spend hundreds of dollars of their own money to equip their classrooms so they're here to help! To apply, they want to know your story! Share your passion, vision, theme and goals for your students for the upcoming 2019 -20 school year. Submissions can be in narrative or video format – Be creative!! TWO recipients will be selected to receive a $500 Classroom Makeover, as well as AFCU volunteers to help make it all come together! Submissions can be sent to email@example.com The deadline is July 29th!
The SC Education Oversight Committee announced Tuesday that Anderson 3 has been chosen to participate in Year 2 of the State eLearning Pilot! The eLearning Pilot allows Anderson 3 students to complete school work at home on inclement weather days, removing the need for snow make-up days in our district calendar. This will support the continuity of instruction and keep students engaged. We will provide more information as soon as details are finalized.
Congratulations to our 59 students receiving A Honor Roll medals and 100 students receiving AB Honor Roll medals at the Flat Rock Elementary Awards Day today!
For those unable to attend graduation, the ceremony will be live streamed here : http://bit.ly/CrescentGrad2019 beginning at 11AM Thursday.
SOFTBALL CAMP June 13, 14! Camp will run from 9 am to 12 noon and is for rising 3rd to rising 6th graders (current 2nd-5th). Forms are available in the main office at Crescent, or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Lunch included both days as well as breakfast on Friday and a T-shirt!
The Anderson Arts Center is hosting summer camps and workshops for ages 6-18. Registration information can be found at www.andersonarts.org !
Ready or not the 2019-2020 school year will be here before you know it! Here is a look at our district calendar for the upcoming school year. You can also view and print a pdf version here -->> http://bit.ly/ACSD3Calendar
CRESCENT TIGER BASEBALL!! Defeats Bishop England in Game 2 of the State Championship Series tonight! Will play on Saturday in Game 3 for the AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIP! Time TBD. Game is scheduled for the Lexington County Ballpark: 474 Ballpark Road, Lexington, SC 29072. SUCH AN EXCITING TIME! So proud of our players and coaches!
This morning the administration at Starr-Iva Middle School received a report that a student had a gun in his book bag. Administration and law enforcement immediately investigated and determined that it was a toy gun. The district is following appropriate discipline policies and procedures at this time. If you have any questions, please contact the administration at Starr-Iva Middle School.
The Crescent Elite Shooters were invited to shoot in the Southeastern Clay Combine this year. The SC DNR hosts shoots thru the year and take the top 10 teams to compete against the states of Mississippi, Georgia and Alabama. The Crescent Elite Shooters were one of the top ten teams. (Great for a first year team). DNR also had to select the top 5 shooters to have a shoot-off with the other states in a 5 stand event. Eric Brown was selected as one of those shooters. In the competition our team placed 12th out of 24 teams. Team shooters were Eric Brown, JD Worley, and Logan Shaw. Alternate shooter was Sam Center. Eric Brown won 3rd place in the Combine. This is from the entire event of Skeet, Trap and Sporting Clays. The SC 5 man team won the 5 stand competition.
Anderson School District Three will be holding the employee/retiree preventive work site screening on June 7, 2019. If you are an interested Anderson Three retiree please contact Mary Constantine at 348-6196 by May 10, 2019 to see if you are eligible to participate.
Congratulations to Flat Rock Elementary School for being named a Hall of Fame School and a Top Performer in this year's Greenville Drive and Michelin Reading All Stars program.
Entrepreneurship students at CHS competed in the Yes Carolina School Business Plan Competition. Students created business models and were judged by local entrepreneurs and professionals. 1st Place went to Jesse Sauve with Renewed Shoes, 2nd Place went to Kalee LaFlamme with LaFlamme Care & Tutoring Services, and 3rd Place went to Jacob Ramsey with Ramsey Photography. 1st and 2nd Place winners will attend Charleston for the Yes Carolina State Business Plan Competition in May!
CONGRATS to Amanda Pinson....2019 SCASC Advisor of the Year! CONGRATS as well to the following who won awards at the conference representing the Crescent SGA: *Haley Pepper - named District 6 Chair *Emilie Glenn - Hall of Fame for Leadership *CHS - 1st place in leadership project *CHS - 2nd place in recognition project *CHS - 3rd place in video project *CHS - Gold Award for Honor Council
Saturday, the SIMS FFA Tool ID Team traveled to Lexington Technology Center for the SC state competition. The team consisted of Jaxson Blanton, Brent Erwin, Karlie Whitaker, and Levi Bouknight. Our 7th graders placed 9th out of 19 schools with a total score of 275 out of 300. Starr-Iva was the highest ranked middle school team in the contest. Jaxson Blanton had a score of 97 out of 100, putting him in a 7-way tie for 4th place. We are very proud of the way our middle schoolers competed so confidently against 75 other students, most of which were high schoolers. They conducted themselves well and were a pleasure to be around. Congratulations to these individuals!
Christy Dodd and Deb Madden attended the grand opening of the Upstate Federal Credit Union at Michelin on Wednesday, March 20. Michelin is a business partner with Flat Rock Elementary as part of Michelin’s Education Challenge program, and Upstate Federal Credit Union supports our schools in Anderson 3. Congratulations to both businesses on the grand opening, and thank you for the donation to Flat Rock!
Our CHS Anglers fished this month for the Bass Master Eastern Open on Hartwell Lake. They competed with 88 other schools from 15 different states! Our tigers achieved the following results: -Kaleb Butts and Luke McGuffin took biggest fish and 1st place for all middle schools. -Anna Kay and Elizabeth Pamphilon took 3rd place for all middle school teams. -Jacob Butts and Colin Sutherland came in 13th for all high school teams. Kaleb, Luke, Jacob, and Colin will advance to the nationals later this year in Kentucky to represent A3.
The CHS and SIMS shooting teams had great finishes at the recent SCDNR Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay event. Three teams scored big titles in the event. From CHS: 1st place New Team for SCDNR Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay event: JD Worley, Eric Brown, Trevor Kelly. -2nd Place New Team for SCDNR Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay Event: Torry Kelley, Logan Shaw, Sam Center From SIMS: 2nd Place New Team for SCDNR Governor’s Cup Sporting Clay Event: John Harbin, Jackson Taylor, Maddox Martin. We are extremely proud of these students for their stellar performance!
Busy Week for our Tigers and Cubs! THANKS for supporting our student athletes and coaches! TIGERS SPORTS SCHEDULE - WEEK OF MARCH 11-16 MONDAY (3-11) -JV/Varsity Boys Soccer HOME v Pendleton (5:30) -JV Softball HOME v Pendleton (5:30) -Golf HOME v Westside -Girls Varsity Soccer @ Pendleton TUESDAY (3/12) -Varsity Baseball HOME v Powdersville (6:30) -Track HOME v Calhoun Falls (5) -Golf HOME v BHP -Varsity Softball @ Powdersville WEDNESDAY (3/13) -Varsity Baseball HOME v BHP (6:30) -JV Softball DH HOME v Seneca (5:30) -CTeam/JV Baseball @ Westside (5:00) THURSDAY (3/14) -Varsity Girls Soccer HOME v Seneca (6) -Varsity Softball HOME v Liberty (6) -JV Baseball HOME v Dixie (6:30) -Track @ BHP (5) -JV/Varsity Boys Soccer @ Seneca FRIDAY (3/15) -Varsity Baseball @ Powdersville -JV Softball @ West Oak SATURDAY (3/16) -JV Baseball HOME v Palmetto (12) -CTeam Baseball @ Palmetto
Anderson School District Three is holding a fundraiser for the March of Dimes. If you would like to purchase a shirt, please email email@example.com or call Cheryl Smith at 348-6196 by Monday, March 11, 2019. The t-shirt is white and costs $15. Please add $1 for each X added to the size after XL. All proceeds from the shirt sale will be given to the March of Dimes. Wear your shirt and join faculty from Anderson Three at the March of Dimes walk on April 27, 2019.
TIGER SPORTS SCHEDULE UPDATE: Varsity Baseball game at Palmetto WILL NOT BE PLAYED Wednesday. Makeup date TBD.
This week was #employeeappreciation and the district office would like to say THANK YOU to our amazing employees! Anderson 3 would not be the same without the dedicated faculty and staff that work tirelessly to ensure our students receive the best possible education. We hope you enjoyed the BBQ lunch!
TIGER SPORTS SCHEDULE UPDATES: * Baseball games are CANCELED for today; will update on reschedule when available * Softball scrimmage at Hillcrest is CANCELED * Soccer is POSTPONED for today.
Victorious Tigers tonight!! * Crescent Varsity GIRLS SOCCER opened their season with a home victory over Dixie * Crescent Varsity BASEBALL defeated Dixie at home in Pre-Season Tourney action as well! WAY TO GO TIGERS!
A3 Fine Arts Showcase. Students from every school will be participating in this event!
TIGER PROUD of Crescent Wrestling tonight! Camerien Ellis, Jamie Ellis, & C.C. Spires advance to the AAA State Finals tomorrow at 4:30! Crescent Tiger Murphy McBride-who got his 100th career pin earlier today-came up just short in a GREAT EFFORT in the Semifinals! #PROUDTIGER
Camerien Ellis, Jamie Ellis, Murphy McBride, and C.C. Spires all got wins this morning, making it a 4-0 run for Crescent wrestlers in the AAA State Individual quarterfinals! All four will be wrestling in the semifinals tonight at 6:30 at the Anderson Civic Center. Come out and support these wrestlers if you can! Good Luck to these young men as they compete for a State Championship this weekend! GO TIGERS!
TIGER SPORTS SCHEDULE UPDATE: The 100 Inning Softball game scheduled for tomorrow has been canceled. No makeup date. **No other schedule changes at this time.
GOOD LUCK to the following Crescent wrestlers who will be competing for AAA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS at the Anderson Civic Center this Friday and Saturday! Jamie Ellis, Murphy McBride, Camerien Ellis, C.C. Spires.....GO GET ‘EM THIS WEEKEND! Good luck to these wrestlers and their coaches....TIGER PROUD of them!
Crescent FFA was represented well today at the SC State House for FFA Legislator Appreciation Day! We had the pleasure of meeting Senator Michael Gambrell, being recognized by Representative Jay West on the House floor, and attending the legislative day ceremony with various legislators who serve on the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs committee. With this group of young people, the future of agriculture is bright!
CONGRATULATIONS to Crescent Tiger Senior Wrestlers Murphy McBride and C.C. Spires - selected as North/South All-Stars! C.C. and Murphy will be participating in the Best Western North/South All-Star Classic in North Myrtle Beach March 1 and 2! Proud of these two young men!
CONGRATS to the following 2018-19 All-Region I-AAA Basketball selections from Crescent! Girls Basketball: Courtney Baldwin Boys Basketball: Ra’Quan Groves TIGER PROUD of these student-athletes!
Soccer scrimmage scheduled for TOMORROW at Elbert County has been CANCELED due to field conditions. No makeup date at this time. Will update on any other schedule changes as they occur.
CONGRATS to our four Wrestlers who qualified for the Individual State CHAMPIONSHIPS next weekend at the Anderson Civic Center! Jamie Ellis - Upper State CHAMP CC Spires - Upper State CHAMP Camerien Ellis - 2nd Upper State Murphy McBride - 3rd Upper State TIGER PROUD of ALL our wrestlers who competed this weekend!
Good Hope Presbyterian Church recently donated $533.00 to the Weekend Snackpack Program. This donation was matched by an anonymous donor and will benefit the students of Flat Rock and Iva Elementary! Starr Baptist Church also supplies approximately 20 snackpacks each week to the students of Starr Elementary. Anderson Three is blessed and truly thankful for the love and support of our schools from the Starr and Iva communities.
Tri-County Technical College will be hosting an informational meeting on Thursday, March 14 at 5:30PM. There will be a meeting in the Media Center for students who are interested in University transfer credits and a meeting (same time) in Mr. Haynie's classroom for students who are interested in Career Pathways in Mechatronics, Welding, and HVAC programs.
Crescent Tiger Wrestling falls on the road tonight in a very competitive match in the Upper State Championship at Indian Land. Despite the outcome, so PROUD tonight. The time, work, and commitment by our wrestlers and coaches all season is truly what it’s all about. Top 4 in the State and Upper State Runner-Up. Congrats Tigers on a GREAT season! #PROUDTIGER
Congratulations to Crescent seniors Dawson Merk and Mason Johnson as they continue their academic and athletic journeys as student-athletes. Dawson will continue his journey as a student athlete at The Citadel (Charleston, SC). Mason will join the Wolfpack of Newberry College.
Have you noticed someone in Anderson 3 who goes above and beyond everyday? Help us feature them! Fill out the form below to nominate an Anderson Three employee for EOTW! (Nominees will be featured on A3 social media channels.) http://bit.ly/A3EOTW
TIGER NATION, please share...... With the HOME playoff Wrestling match on Monday, the JV Basketball game vs West-Oak will be played at Starr Iva Middle School. Girls will start at 5:30, Boys to follow. GOOD LUCK to both of our teams! Thanks for getting the word out!
CRESCENT TIGER WRESTLING hosts Chester Monday night AT HOME in the 3rd Round of the Upper State Playoffs! Action starts at 6 PM. We need a BIG CROWD of Tiger fans there to support our wrestlers and coaches. Per SCHSL rules, only High School League passes are accepted, and admission is $6. PLEASE SHARE, we hope to see you Monday night!
Crescent Tiger Wrestling defeats Camden in Round 1 of the Upper State Playoffs this morning! Up next is Broome in Round 2. That match begins shortly. GOOD LUCK TIGERS!
Congrats to our 13 Tiger Wrestlers headed to Upper State individuals! REGION CHAMPS: Kade Williams, Murphy McBride, Jamie Ellis, and Clary Spires Runner-Ups: Cameron Grubbs, Alex Donald, Camerien Ellis, and Jaheim Bowman 3rd Place: Aquan Whitlock, Hayden Arnold, and Cam Brewster 4th Place: Landon Powell and Justin Tillman
Congratulations to Dawson Merk. Dawson will be attending the Citadel where he will also be playing football. This is a huge accomplishment! Congratulations Dawson! We are proud of you and look forward to hearing great things as you continue your educational journey as a student athlete at the Citadel.
THANKS to all who support our Tigers and Cubs! Busy and important week...our Winter Sports have some BIG contests and Spring Sports teams may start their formal tryouts/practices. Prayers and best wishes to all for safety and success! Schedule for the week below: TIGERS/CUBS SPORTS SCHEDULE - WEEK OF 1/28 to 2/2 *MONDAY (1/28) -SIMS Girls Basketball - Postseason Tourney Championship @ Belton (5:30) *TUESDAY (1/29) -Wrestling - Individual Region Championships @ West-Oak -JV Boys/Varsity Basketball @ Pendleton (JV Boys start @ 5) *THURSDAY (1/31) -JV Basketball HOME v Seneca (5:30) FRIDAY (2/1) -Varsity Basketball HOME v Seneca (6) - SENIOR NIGHT SATURDAY (2/2) -Wrestling State Playoffs Rounds 1 and 2 @ Broome High School - (11)
Anderson Institute of Technology - ENROLLING NOW! Visit https://www.acsd3.org/anderson-institute-of-technology for more information
Tiger Nation, the Winter Online Sports Store is OPEN........click the link below to get your Crescent Tiger gear! http://www.bsnteamsports.com/login/CHSSWS19
Thanks for supporting our Tigers and Cubs....see you at a contest this week! TIGERS/CUBS SPORTS SCHEDULE - WEEK OF 11/14 to 11/19 *MONDAY (11/14) - -SIMS Basketball HOME v West Oak (5:30) *TUESDAY (11/15) - Varsity Wrestling HOME v West Oak, Eastside, Westside (Senior Night @ 5:20, Match starts @ 6) -JV Basketball @ Seneca (5) -Varsity Basketball @ Seneca (6) *WEDNESDAY (11/16) -Winter Sports Pics THURSDAY (11/17) -Varsity Wrestling @ Pendleton -JV Basketball @ West Oak -SIMS Basketball @ Honea Path FRIDAY (11/18) -Varsity Basketball HOME v West Oak (6) SATURDAY (11/19) -Varsity Wrestling @ TC Roberson -MS/JV Wrestling @ Lexington
Crescent Tiger Basketball has a triple header AT HOME against region rival Pendleton on Friday. JV boys will play at 5, and the Varsity Girls and Boys will follow at approx. 6:30. It’s also Basketball Alumni Night! Let’s pack the gym for this important region contest for our Varsity teams! GOOD LUCK TIGERS!
CRESCENT WRESTLING gets a BIG region victory over Powdersville! Also defeats Carolina High to make it a 2-0 night! CONGRATS TIGERS!
LOTS of opportunities to support our Tigers and Cubs this week! Wrestling is home on Tuesday and Thursday, and Basketball is home on Friday. All three nights are important region contests! Tigers/Cubs Sports Schedule (January 7 - January 12): *TUES (1/8) -C/JV/Varsity Wrestling HOME v Liberty/Chester (6:00) -JV/Varsity Basketball @ Liberty *WED (1/9) -SIMS Basketball @ Belton (5:30) *THURS (1/10) -Varsity Wrestling HOME v Powdersville, Carolina (6:00) -SIMS Basketball @ Dacusville *FRI (1/11) - JV Boys Basketball HOME v Pendleton (5:00) - Varsity Basketball HOME v Pendleton (6:30) *SAT (1/12) - C/JV Wrestling @ Hillcrest
Anderson District 3 is now posting vacancies for the 2019-2020 school year. Recently added to the list are the principal positions at Crescent High School and Iva Elementary School, a guidance counselor position, business teacher, and science teacher positions at Crescent High School. For more information, refer to our website at acsd3.org.
Crescent Varsity Boys Basketball defeated Anderson Christian Friday night to finish on top and undefeated in the 2018 Christmas at Crescent Tourney! CONGRATS Tigers!
Crescent Varsity Wrestling goes 5-3 for the weekend at the Smoky Mountain Duals in Pigeon Forge to finish in 7th place out of 30 teams, competing VERY WELL against some of the strongest high school wrestling programs across the Southeast. Way to go Tiger Wrestling!
Day 2 of the Smokey Mountain Duals Rounds 2 & 3: Crescent loses to West Forsyth (GA) 48-30 but defeats Jackson County (GA) 42-36. Go Tigers!!
Crescent Tiger Boys Basketball defeats Ware Shoals tonight in the Christmas at Crescent Tourney! Will play Anderson Christian tomorrow night in the Championship round on the boys side. Our Varsity Girls will play TWO games tomorrow in the round-robin format of the Girls Tourney. Schedule for Friday is below! CHRISTMAS AT CRESCENT Friday, December 21st: (Girls): Crescent vs Ware Shoals (4:00) (Boys): Dixie vs. Ware Shoals (5:30) (Girls): Crescent vs Dixie (Approx. 7:00) (Boys): Crescent vs Anderson Christian (Approx. 8:30) COME OUT AND SUPPORT TIGER BASKETBALL!
4 Year/5 Year Kindergarten Registration is Wednesday, January 23, 2019 between 8:00 AM and 12:00 Noon. Register at the elementary school your child is zoned to attend: Iva Elementary School, Flat Rock Elementary School, or Starr Elementary School For questions, call the Parenting Office 864-352-3513 *Children must turn 4 years old on or before September 1, 2019 to attend K4 next school year and 5 years old on or before September 1, 2019 to attend K5 next school year.
Mr. Bibb came to wish the students at Flatrock Elementary a Merry Christmas!
TIGERS/CUBS Sports Schedule - Week of 12/17 to 12/22: MONDAY (12/17) *Starr-Iva Basketball HOME v Honea Path (5:30) TUESDAY (12/18) *Middle School Wrestling @ Powdersville WEDNESDAY (12/19) *Starr-Iva Basketball HOME v Liberty (5:30) THURSDAY (12/20) *Christmas at Crescent Basketball Tourney (TBD) FRIDAY (12/21) *Christmas at Crescent Basketball Tourney (TBD) *Varsity Wrestling @ Smoky Mountain Duals SATURDAY (12/22) *Varsity Wrestling @ Smoky Mountain Duals
CONGRATS to Crescent Varsity, JV, and Starr Iva Wrestling on a GREAT day and weekend! Crescent Tiger Wrestling went 5-0 on the day to follow up last night’s win at the Anderson County Championships by winning the Crescent Duals today! Also, at the BHP qualifier today, our Middle School team qualified 13 wrestlers with four 1st place finishers, while our JV team qualified 5 with two first place finishers! Tiger Proud of our Wrestling teams this weekend. The present and future is bright!
CONGRATS to the following Tiger Wrestlers on being 2018 Anderson County Individual Champions! *Camerien Ellis *Murphy McBride *Jamie Ellis *Clary (CC) Spires *Jaheim Bowman
Crescent Tiger Basketball Girls and Boys teams BOTH get wins on the road at Dixie tonight! Proud of our Tigers! CONGRATS !
Crescent Tiger Wrestling goes on the road to Woodruff tonight! GOOD LUCK to our Middle School, JV, and Varsity teams!
GOOD LUCK to Tiger/Cub Basketball today! * JV and Varsity Boys host Anderson Christian starting at 5:00 pm * Starr Iva Girls and Boys host Dacusville starting at 5:30 Hope to see you there!
Crescent Varsity Boys Basketball gets the 55-52 win over Walhalla tonight! GO TIGERS!
TIGERS/CUBS Sports Schedule - Week of 12/10 to 12/15: NOTES: *Working on a reschedule date for the JV basketball games scheduled for today; will notify if/when a date is set *The Middle School basketball games scheduled for today will be made up Wednesday TUESDAY (12/11) *Varsity Bkball HOME v Walhalla (6) WEDNESDAY (12/12) *JV Boys/Varsity Boys Bkball HOME v Anderson Christian (5/6:30) *SIMS Bkball HOME v Dacusville (5:30) - makeup from Monday *MS/JV/Varsity Wrestling @ Woodruff THURSDAY (12/13) *SIMS Basketball @ West Oak FRIDAY (12/14) *Varsity Wrestling @ BHP (Anderson County Duals) *JV Boys/Varsity Basketball @ Dixie SATURDAY (12/15) *Varsity Wrestling HOME - Crescent Duals *MS/JV Wrestling @ BHP
Substitute training scheduled for tomorrow, December 11th, has been cancelled due to the two hour delay. If you received an invitation to attend you will be contacted with a make-up date as soon as possible.
Anderson School District 3 will be on a 2 hour delay Tuesday, December 11th.
The Board of Trustees will meet tonight, Monday, December 10, at 6:30 at the district office. Please note the change in location for the meeting.
Due to the winter weather and dangerous driving conditions, all schools in Anderson 3 are closed on Monday, December 10, 2018. Stay safe and warm.
Great Day for Crescent Wrestling at the Chesnee Invitational today! 2nd place overall finish as a team! CONGRATS to the following as well on their individual finishes: *Jamie Ellis 1st *Murphy McBride 1st *CC Spires 1st *Aquan Whitlock 1st *Alex Donald 3rd *Zeke Jones 2nd *Cameron Ellis 4th *Isaiah Hubbard 4th CONGRATS as well to CC Spires on being named the Most Valuable Upperweight wrestler of the tournament! #PROUDTIGER
The Iva Christmas Parade has been cancelled today.
We have GREAT, TALENTED kids in our District! What an outstanding job tonight by our Crescent and Starr-Iva Band/Choral groups at the Winter Concert tonight! THANKS to Iva First Baptist for opening their doors for a great crowd to be there. These kids and their Directors work very, very hard, and it certainly showed tonight! #PROUDTIGER
Tiger Nation....get in the spirit of the season tonight! The Winter Concert, featuring the Starr-Iva and Crescent band/choral groups, is TONIGHT at First Baptist Church of Iva. The concert will begin at 6 PM. Come see and hear some of the talent in our district!
TIGER PROUD of Crescent Tiger Basketball tonight! Girls and Boys teams both get victories over Dixie at home! GO TIGERS!
Crescent Tiger Basketball is AT HOME tonight vs Dixie! JV Boys will start at 5, and the Varsity Girls and Boys doubleheader will follow. Come out and support TIGER BASKETBALL!
Crescent Tiger Wrestling gets wins tonight over BHP, Greer, and Greenwood! Way to go TIGERS and CONGRATS! Great to have Crescent Coach Anthony Martin and former CHS/current BHP Coach Chris Strickland competing with their teams at Crescent tonight! Two high quality men with outstanding wrestling programs!
CRESCENT WRESTLING opens the HOME season on Tuesday night as they host BHP, Greer, and Greenwood! Come see some exciting, outstanding competition! Matches start at 6 pm, BE THERE!
CONGRATS to Crescent Tiger Boys Basketball... decisive victory over Ware Shoals tonight! JV Boys and both Varsity teams will be back at HOME against Dixie on Wednesday. JV Boys will start at 5, Girls and Boys games will follow. See you there, Tiger Nation!
Crescent Lady Tiger Basketball..... VICTORIOUS on the road at Ware Shoals tonight!
Crescent High School and Iva Elementary received an Excellent Overall Performance rating on the recently released school report cards. Read the full story here: https://www.acsd3.org/article/77029?org=anderson-school-district-3
TIGERS/CUBS SPORTS SCHEDULE THIS WEEK! WEEK OF 12/3-12/8 MONDAY (12/3) *Varsity Basketball @ Ware Shoals *Starr Iva Boys Basketball HOME v Calhoun Falls (5) TUESDAY (12/4) *CTeam/JV/Varsity Wrestling HOME (6) WEDNESDAY (12/5) *JV Boys/Varsity Basketball HOME v Dixie (5) *Starr Iva Basketball @ Riverside FRIDAY (12/7) *Varsity Basketball @ Ninety Six SATURDAY (12/8) *Varsity Wrestling @ Chesnee *CTeam/JV Wrestling @ Greenwood
CONGRATS to the CHS Anglers on a great day Saturday in some less than ideal fishing weather! Proud of our Tigers! https://www.facebook.com/147289735443675/posts/1055303561308950/
Crescent Tiger Wrestling Places 2nd overall at a competitive Woodmont Invitational this weekend! Individual Results below... Jamie Ellis 1st CC Spires 1st Isaiah Hubbard 3rd Murphy McBride 3rd Justin Tillman 3rd Alex Donald 4th Aquan Whitlock 4th Cade Williams 4th Jaheim Bowman 5th Cameron Grubbs 5th CONGRATS as well to Tiger Senior Murphy McBride who won his 100th career match today!
CONGRATS to Crescent Lady Tiger Basketball....50-46 winners over Ware Shoals tonight!
Tiger Basketball Schedule Changes for this Week! * Thursday, November 29 - there will be NO JV game vs Ware Shoals on Thursday; the Varsity Doubleheader will start at 6:00 pm ****The JV Boys/Varsity doubleheader originally scheduled for Friday (Nov. 30) vs Dixie will now be played on WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5. Same start times. GO TIGERS!
GOOD LUCK today to Crescent Tiger Basketball! Both the JV and Varsity Tigers open on the road at Walhalla....JV Girls and Boys start at 5:30, Varsity Girls and Boys start at 6.
CHS will host an informational meeting on Wed. Nov. 28 at 5:30 in the commons area for parents and students who would like to learn more about the Anderson Institute of Technology. This is an exciting time for students in our community - please make plans to attend!
Winter Sports start this week! GO TIGERS AND CUBS! Cubs/Tigers Sports Schedule - Week of 11/26-12/1 MON (11/26) *Starr Iva Basketball HOME v Riverside @ CHS - 5:30 TUES (11/27) *JV/Varsity Basketball @ Walhalla THURS (11/29) *JV Boys/Varsity Basketball HOME v Ware Shoals (5) *Starr Iva Boys Basketball @ Calhoun Falls (5:30) FRI (11/30) *Varsity Wrestling @ Woodmont Invitational SAT (12/1) *Varsity Wrestling @ Woodmont Invitational
Crescent Tiger Wrestling WINS the Franklin County Preseason Duals... second year in a row! Great way to roll into the regular season next week! GO TIGERS!
Starr Iva Lady Cubs with the win over Honea Path tonight! Great job girls!
The Winter Concert, featuring band and choral groups from SIMS and CHS, will be Thursday, December 6 at 6 PM at First Baptist Church of Iva. We look forward to showcasing our middle and high school musicians and hope you can join us!
2018 All Region I-AAA Football.... CONGRATS to these Tigers! * Jamie Ellis - Linebacker * Dawson Hanks - Offensive Line * Gabe Helms - Offensive Line * Zeke Jones - Defensive Line * Murphy McBride - Running Back * C.C. Spires - Linebacker * Jayden Vincent - Defensive Line
CONGRATS as well to Mackenzie Hayes on being selected as All State in Volleyball!
LOTS of Post-Season Honors for Lady Tiger Volleyball! * Region I-AAA Player of the Year - Mackenzie Hayes * Region I-AAA Coach of the Year - Kristin Fouts * All-Region - Kamryn Dove, Ivey Gray, Mackenzie Hayes * FCA All-Star Selection - Lucy Bryant The Lady Tigers finished their season with an overall record of 23 - 4. They finished 2nd place in region I-AAA behind the AAA State Champions Powdersville. This was the second year in a row that Mackenzie and Coach Fouts were chosen as Player and Coach of the Year! Congrats to these young ladies and coaches!
Friday, Crescent FFA Officers, Emily Wilson and Hannah Wooten, received a once in a lifetime opportunity! They had the pleasure of meeting the US Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, at Clemson’s T Ed Garrison Livestock Arena where they were able to speak with him about their livestock projects. Way to put Crescent Ag on the map!
FOOTBALL GAME DATE AND TIME CHANGE: The football playoff game at Indian Land has been moved to THURSDAY NIGHT at 7:30. Admission for playoff games per the SCHSL is $8.00. Lets go do this, Tiger Nation!
CONGRATS to Crescent Tiger seniors Rayanna Cape and Murphy McBride.... Crescent High’s recipients of the 2018 Wendy’s High School Heisman!
GOOD LUCK to Crescent Tiger Cross Country runner Sophomore Jesse Sauve.....competing at the AAA State Meet in Columbia this am!
The Crescent Elite clay shooting team recently participated in the 4H/SCTP Trap Qualifier. This is the first year Anderson School District Three has had a clay shooting team. The next competition will be December 1st at the Backwoods Quail Club, Georgetown SC. Good luck to these students and advisers.
CONGRATS to Crescent Tiger Sophomore Jesse Sauve, who qualified to compete in the AAA Boys State Cross Country Meet this coming Saturday! #PROUDTIGER
Crescent High School: Picture Day is Monday, October 29th for all underclassmen.
The Crescent Competitive Cheer team will be competing at TL Hanna High today! Good Luck to Tiger Cheer!
GOOD LUCK to Crescent Tiger Cross County as they are competing today at Southside High in the Upperstate Meet!
LADY TIGER VOLLEYBALL! Crescent Lady Tigers get the win over Keenan in 1st round playoff action tonight! Will go on the road for Round 2 on Monday! Go Tigers! #PROUDTIGER
The deadline to register your child for the flu vaccine clinic at Flat Rock is this Thursday, Oct 25. We will have a table setup with computer access during Family Literacy night tomorrow so that you can register your child or you can take home a paper form to return by Thursday. Consents will not be accepted after October 25.
Thanks much to our Crescent Tiger Band! They help make Football Fridays GREAT! On Saturday, the Tiger Band wrapped up the competitive season at the Upper State Championships and earned an Excellent Rating, improving their overall placement two slots from last year. Other highlights from this season include third place finishes at Byrnes and Chesnee, as well as Best Colorguard in their division at Byrnes. PROUD OF TIGER BAND!
Fall Sports are wrapping up, but PLAYOFFS and postseason competition are upon us! Make plans to support our Tigers this week! TIGER SPORTS SCHEDULE - Week of October 22-27 WEDNESDAY (10/24)- PLAYOFFS - Varsity Volleyball HOME vs Keenan - 6:00 FRIDAY (10/26) - Varsity Football HOME v West Oak (Senior Night) SATURDAY (10/27) - *Cross Country at Upperstate @ Southside High School *Competitive Cheer @ TL Hanna
Super proud Crescent FFA President, Hannah Wooten, as she received the 2018 SC State Fair Jr. Beef Scholarship of $2500! Hannah, along with Nick Bowman, Emily Wilson, and Michaela Herring, competed against other SC Juniors where they evaluated a judging class, participated in showmanship, completed a test, wrote an essay, and concluded with an interview. Congratulations to Hannah Wooten for this great accomplishment!
The Crescent Show Team finished out their show season with a bang in the Junior Show at the SC State Fair. Hannah Wooten won Grand Champion in the Crossbred Show, Michaela Herring won Grand Champion in the Simmental Show, and Emily Wilson won Grand Champion in the Sim Angus Show. Brent Erwin won Reserve Grand Champion in the Junior Division of the Hereford Show. Several students also placed in the top of their showmanship classes. Special thanks to everyone who helped make all of our successes this year possible!
Enjoyed speaking with Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman, today at the SC State Fair! She shared about her personal experiences showing livestock as a child and the impact it had on her life with Crescent FFA President, Hannah Wooten. Grateful for Mrs. Spearman and her willingness to share how organizations such as the FFA helped foster her leadership skills!
It was a great first day for the Crescent Show Team at the South Carolina State Fair! Michaela Herring started out the day winning Grand Champion in the Open Simmental Show. Brent Erwin won Grand Champion in the Spring Yearling Division of the Open Hereford Show. Hannah Wooten won Grand Champion in the Senior Division of the Open Crossbred Show. Emily Wilson also won Grand Champion in the Open Sim Angus Show.
Crescent Tiger Band is also competing in their final competition today at Boiling Springs High School! VERY PROUD and APPRECIATIVE of how hard these young people and their directors work!
GOOD LUCK to our CROSS COUNTRY teams as the compete this morning at Nettles Park in Pendleton and to our COMPETITIVE CHEER squad as they travel to Dorman this afternoon! Do GREAT, Tigers!
GOOD LUCK to Starr Iva Cubs Football as they travel to Belton Middle tonight! Kickoff is at 5:30, go get ‘em Cubs!
Crescent JV Football hosts Seneca AT HOME on Thursday! Kickoff at 6:00 pm, come out and support our JV Tigers!
Flat Rock Elementary will host our annual Fall Family Literacy Night on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6:00 pm. Our third, fourth, and fifth grade students will perform. All parents/guardians are invited to attend the School Improvement Council and Title I meetings at 5:30 pm before the program begins. We look forward to sharing this evening with our school community.
Tiger Cross Country heads to Liberty High to compete in the Region I-AAA Meet today. GOOD LUCK to our Girls and Boys teams!
GREAT JOB by Lady Tiger Volleyball on the road at Dixie tonight! JV and Varsity both get wins in the final regular season matches of the season. Varsity will open the playoffs at HOME on October 24! Congrats Lady Tigers! #PROUDTIGER
Starr Iva Cubs Football gets the victory over Honea Path tonight! GREAT JOB CUBS!
The Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet will be held Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 pm in the Media Center at Crescent. We are VERY excited about our inductees and look forward to a nice evening as we honor them! Tickets are available for sale in the Main Office at CHS. Please purchase tickets or let us know you are planning to attend by Friday of this week if interested. Contact Jeff Craft if you have questions or would like more information! You may email me at firstname.lastname@example.org 2018-19 Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees Danny Jackson - Class of 1964 (Athlete, Coach, Athletic Director) George Gray - Class of 1965 (Athlete) Mitch Wilson - Class of 1980 (Athlete) John Franks - Football Coach
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball wraps up the regular season on the road tonight at Dixie. GOOD LUCK to our JV and Varsity Volleyball teams!
GOOD LUCK to Crescent JV Football as they travel to Pendleton tonight! Kick off is at 7pm!
Starr Iva Cubs Football hosts Honea Path at CHS tonight at 6! This is a makeup game for the rainout last Thursday. Good Luck, CUBS!
Let’s be GREAT this week, Tiger Nation! Tiger/Cubs Sports - Week of 10/15-10/20 MONDAY (10/15) *Starr Iva FBall HOME v HP (6) *JV/V VBall @ Dixie (5:30/7) *JV FBall @ Pendleton (7) TUESDAY (10/16) *CC @ Region Meet at Liberty HS THURSDAY (10/18) *JV FBall HOME v Seneca (6) *Starr Iva FBall @ Belton (5:30) FRIDAY (10/19) *V FBall @ Seneca (7:30) SATURDAY (10/20) *CC @ Nettles Park *Competitive Cheer @ Daniel HS
CONGRATS to Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball....both the Varsity and JV teams get victories over West Oak tonight! Next up is Dixie on Monday. Playoffs start (and the Varsity Lady Tigers will be AT HOME) on October 24!
Tiger Nation....you are AWESOME! Congrats to Crescent Tiger Chandler Brown, Independent Mail Athlete of the Week! #PROUDTIGER See who won Independent Mail Athlete of the Week for Week 7 https://www.independentmail.com/story/sports/high-school/2018/10/11/see-who-won-independent-mail-athlete-week-week-7/1568240002/
CRESCENT/SIMS GAME UPDATES FOR TODAY: * JV Football game at Pendleton is POSTPONED TO MONDAY. Same start time. * Starr Iva Football game at home is POSTPONED TO MONDAY. Same start time. * JV/Varsity Volleyball at West Oak will be PLAYED TONIGHT AS SCHEDULED. GO TIGERS AND CUBS!
Anderson School District 3 will be operating on a 2-hour delay today, Thursday, October 11th.
WYFF has incorrectly stated that all Anderson County districts are closed tomorrow. At this time, all Anderson County districts are open except Anderson 5. The other districts, including Anderson 3, plan to be on regular schedule tomorrow. The superintendents continue to monitor weather conditions and will have a conference call Thursday morning at 5 a.m. Any changes based on weather conditions will be announced after that call.
Tiger Nation.....let’s do this again!! Crescent Tiger Chandler Brown is up for Independent Mail Athlete of the Week! Vote now for Week 7 Independent Mail Athlete of the Week https://www.independentmail.com/story/sports/high-school/2018/10/08/vote-now-week-7-independent-mail-athlete-week/1563353002/
Tiger Cross Country is at HOME today vs. Abbeville, BHP, and Dixie.... competition starts at 5 pm! Good Luck to both the Girls and Boys teams!
Food Drive benefitting Salvation Army and Haven of Rest October 9-12. Donation boxes located in the front office at CHS! Please bring nonperishable foods!
GOOD LUCK to CTeam Volleyball as they host Dacusville at Starr Iva tonight! Match starts at 5:30!!
TIGERS/CUBS SPORTS - WEEK OF 10/8 to 10/13 MON(10/8) *JV/V VBall HOME v Seneca (5:30) - SENIOR NIGHT *CTeam VBall HOME v Dacusville (5:30) TUES (10/9) *CC @ HOME (5) - ONLY HOME MEET OF YEAR, COME SUPPORT THESE TEAMS! WED(10/10) *CTeam VBall @ Robert Anderson (5:30) THUR (10/11) *CTeam FBall HOME v Honea Path (6) - HOMECOMING *JV/V VBall @ West Oak (5:30/7) *JV FBall @ Pendleton (7) FRI (10/12) *V FBall HOME v Pendleton (7:30) SAT (10/13) *CTeam HOME VBall Tourney (All Day) @ CHS *Comp. Cheer @ Daniel *CC - Tiger Trot
At the half, Crescent Tiger Football leads Liberty 21-7.
Another Football Friday! Crescent Tiger Football travels to Liberty tonight.... let’s fill their stadium with Tiger Fans! Kickoff is at 7:30. See you there, Tiger Nation!
Crescent JV Football gets the win over Liberty tonight! Way to go, JV Tigers!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball gets the win over Pendleton tonight! CONGRATS !!!!
CONGRATS to CTeam Volleyball....victorious over Gray Court on Wednesday night!
It’s a busy Volleyball Thursday! Lady Tiger Volleyball travels to Pendleton for a region match tonight. JV at 5:30, Varsity will follow soon after. Also, CTeam Volleyball is at HOME vs West Oak this afternoon. Action starts at 5:30. GOOD LUCK to Lady Tiger Volleyball!
GOOD LUCK to our Crescent Tiger JV and Starr-Iva Cubs Football teams today! JV is at HOME vs Liberty at 6, and our Cubs travel to West Oak. GOOD LUCK TIGERS AND CUBS!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball gets another region victory over Liberty tonight! They will travel to Pendleton on Thursday... CONGRATS Lady Tigers!
Anderson University's College Day left a lasting impression on Crescent High Teacher Cadets. Students enjoyed the tours led by current Teaching Fellows and student ambassadors, opportunities to network and best of all a special visit from SCTOY, Jeff Maxey. https://goo.gl/UDqDYz
GOOD LUCK to CTeam Volleyball as they travel to Liberty Middle on Tuesday......match starts at 5:30!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball hosts Liberty on Tuesday! Come out and support your Lady Tigers. Varsity starts at approximately 7 pm, and will follow the 5:30 JV match. GOOD LUCK to both teams! GO TIGERS!
Looking forward to another GREAT week! Come out and support our Tigers and Cubs!! Tiger/Cub Sports Schedule for Week of October 1-6: TUESDAY (10/2) *JV/V VBall HOME v Liberty (5:30/7) *CTeam VBall @ Liberty Middle (5:30) WEDNESDAY (10/3) *CTeam VBall @ Gray Court THURSDAY (10/4) *CTeam VBall HOME v West Oak (5:30) *JV FBall HOME v Liberty (6) *JV/V VBall @ Pendleton (5:30/7) *CTeam FBall @ West Oak (5:30) FRIDAY (10/5) *V FBall @ Liberty (7:30) SATURDAY (10/6) *V CC @ Southside High *JV CC @ Dominos Invit./Anderson *Comp. CH @ BHP
It was an awesome Friday night for the Crescent Show Team at the SC Foothills Heritage Fair! Emily Wilson won first place in Intermediate Showmanship, and Hannah Wooten won first place in Senior Showmanship. Nick Bowman won his class in the British Show, and Michaela Herring won Reserve Grand Champion in the Continental Show. Hannah Wooten won Grand Champion in the Crossbred Show where she then went on to win Overall Supreme Champion Female. So proud of the success that these hard working students have had over the past few months!
The Crescent Tiger Competitive Cheer Team opens their season this morning at Easley High. These young ladies and coaches have worked hard to get ready for the season. GOOD LUCK to Competitive Cheer!
The JV Lady Tiger Volleyball team is competing in the JV Tournament at Dixie High today. Good Luck to our Lady Tigers!
As we introduce the 4th and final inductee for the 2018-19 Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame Class, we recognize and honor Coach John Franks. From 1987-1990, Coach Franks’ football teams went 34-13 and fell just shy of the state championship game in 1990. Coach John Franks passed away in 2001. Coach John Franks (Football Coach, AD - 1987-1991): In his time as Head Football Coach at Crescent, Coach John Franks’ teams experienced much success. He has the highest winning percentage of any football coach in Crescent history. Under his leadership, Crescent won the Skyline Conference Championship in 1990 and was runner-up in 1989. While he was coach, Crescent won at least ten games in a season twice, in both 1989 and 1990, and his 1990 team has the most wins of any Crescent football team with 12 victories. Coach Franks was the Skyline Conference and Anderson Touchdown Club Coach of the Year in 1990, and his 1990 team fell just short of the State Championship game, losing in a very close contest at Crescent. Coach Franks suffered a debilitating stroke that tragically cut short his coaching career. Coach John Franks passed away in 2001.
CTeam Volleyball hosts Riverside on Thursday! Action starts at 5:30. GOOD LUCK to our CTeam Lady Tigers!
It’s also a football Thursday at CHS! Starr Iva hosts Liberty Middle at 5:30, and the JV Tigers host Powdersville at approximately 7 pm. GOOD LUCK Cubs and Tigers!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball hosts Powdersville in a huge region match AT HOME on Thursday. Come out and support our Lady Tigers! JV will start at 5:30, and the Varsity will follow. See you there!
Amanda Pinson was selected to participate in the United Way Young Philanthropists Academy. This group of young leaders aged 40 and under are focused on raising the quality of life for all in Anderson County through philanthropy and action. Members expand their social and professional networks with year-round opportunities to meet other young leaders committed to our community. On September 25th, the group went to DCEC and helped out in the classrooms and visited with the children. We are so proud of Amanda and her representation of Anderson School District Three.
Tiger Nation, meet our next inductee for the 2018 Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame Class....Mitch Wilson, CHS Class of 1980! Mitch joins his Mom, Patsy Latham Wilson (‘58), who is a member of the 2017-18 Class..... making them the first family duo in the Hall of Fame! Mitch Wilson – Class of 1980: Mitch Wilson was a three-sport standout at Crescent High School in baseball, football, and basketball. He was starting quarterback and a three-year letterman in football, and received the Most Improved Award his senior year. In basketball, he lettered for three years, and was selected to the All-Conference and All Tournament teams his senior year. As a baseball player, Wilson was a 4-year starter, made the All-Conference team twice, and was the team MVP during his senior year. A leader as well among the student body, Wilson served as Student Body President and received the Crescent Award his senior year. Upon graduation from Crescent, Wilson played baseball for four years at Clemson University, and was part of the ACC Championship team at Clemson in 1981. CONGRATS to 2018-19 CHS/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, Mitch Wilson!
An Anderson District 3 school bus was involved in an accident this afternoon. One student made a precautionary trip to the hospital. Parents of those involved were immediately contacted.
GOOD LUCK to CTeam Volleyball as they travel to BHP today! Start time is 5:30. GO TIGERS!
Anderson District 3 would like to thank the following for their sponsorship of the 2018-19 Hall of Fame program: Upstate Federal Credit Union, Complete Turf, Davis Plumbing, ABM Industries, First Baptist Church of Iva, WCTEL, and Autech. We appreciate your continued support for the Starr and Iva communities.
As we continue with our salute to and introduction of the Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame inductees for 2018-19, we say a huge CONGRATS to three-sport athlete George Gray, Crescent High Class of 1965! George Gray – Class of 1965: Referred to by one of his former coaches as “...one of the greatest athletes I ever had the pleasure to coach,” George Gray was a three-sport star at Crescent in basketball, football, and baseball. In football. As a football player, he was All-Conference for two years, participated in the North-South All Star Game, and was MVP his senior year. As a standout in basketball at Crescent, Gray played in three state championship contests and on four conference championship teams. He was also captain of the basketball team and held the state record for steals in a state championship game for over three decades. He received the “I Dare You” Award for character and leadership upon graduation from Crescent in 1965, and lettered in both basketball and baseball at Anderson College. Gray also served as a youth coach at the Anderson Area YMCA for many years, and was a YMCA Ambassador in 2008. CONGRATS to George Gray, Class of 1965!
Crescent JV Volleyball gets the 2-0 victory over West Oak tonight, making it a perfect night for Tiger Volleyball!
CTeam Volleyball gets the win over Riverside tonight! CONGRATS !
The Crescent Show Team had another great weekend at the Anderson County Livestock Show! Several students placed in the top of their showmanship classes. Hannah Wooten won a $300 Anderson County Cattlemen’s Scholarship. Brent Erwin, Michaela Herring, and Hannah Wooten each took home first place in their respective breed shows. Brent also won Reserve Grand Champion Hereford!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball hosts West Oak in another region match tonight. JV starts at 5:30, Varsity to follow. It’s also Rec Volleyball Night, come out and support our current and future volleyball players!
As we introduce our newest Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame inductees this week, CONGRATS to Danny Jackson, Class of 1964! Coach Jackson is married to Marian Miles Jackson (‘64), and his two children Jeff (‘91) and Anna (‘94) are both CHS graduates as well! Learn more below: Danny Jackson – Class of 1964: As a student-athlete and coach at Crescent, Danny Jackson participated in six state championship contests and was on two state championship teams. A three-sport star in football, basketball, and baseball, Jackson was on basketball teams that played for three state championships. He was All State, North-South All Star, All Conference, Team Captain and MVP in football, and earned a full scholarship to Clemson where he was a part of two ACC Championships. After serving in the United States Air Force, Jackson served as a teacher, coach, and administrator for 30 years in Anderson 3, coaching in basketball, football, and golf. He was also the Athletic Director at Crescent for five years. During that time, Crescent teams won the region title in football, three state championships in softball, and a state championship in wrestling. Without question, one of Jackson’s most significant accomplishments at CHS was that he initiated/co-sponsored the FCA Chapter at Crescent for 18 years. CONGRATS to Danny Jackson, Class of 1964!
Tigers/Cubs Sports Schedule for Week of 9/24-9/29: MONDAY (9/24) *JV/V VBall HOME v West Oak (5:30/7) *CTeam VBall @ Riverside Middle (5:30) TUESDAY (9/25) *CTeam VBall @ BHP (5:30) THURSDAY (9/27) *JV/V VBall HOME v Powdersville (5:30/7) *CTeam VBall HOME v Riverside (5:30) *CTeam FBall HOME v Liberty (5:30) *JV FBall HOME v Powdersville (7) *Cross Country @ BHP FRIDAY (9/28) *V FBall @ Powdersville (7:30) SATURDAY (9/29) *Competitive Cheer @ Easley HS *JV VBall @ Dixie Tourney
On behalf of the Crescent/New Deal Athletic Hall of Fame Committee, Congratulations to the 2018-19 class of inductees! Danny Jackson - Class of 1964 (Athlete, Coach, Athletic Director) George Gray - Class of 1965 (Athlete) Mitch Wilson - Class of 1980 (Athlete) John Franks - Coach The Hall of Fame Induction Banquet will be held on Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 pm in the Crescent High School Media Center. For info on tickets, contact Crescent High School at 874-352-6175. More information on the inductees will be following in the coming days!
Tiger Football wins a THRILLER over Fox Creek tonight! Late drive and score for the 35-29 victory! GO TIGERS!
At the half, Crescent Tiger Football leads Fox Creek by a score of 16-8.
GOOD LUCK to the JV Football Tigers as they travel to Fox Creek today. Please note the early start time of 5:00 pm because Fox Creek does not have lights on their JV field. GO TIGERS!
It’s been a great long weekend for the Crescent Show Team! The team traveled to the York County Fall Livestock Show on Saturday where Nick Bowman, Brent Erwin, and Michaela Herring all took home first place in their respective breed classes of the Angus, Hereford, and Simmental Shows. Hannah Wooten received second place in a tough Senior Showmanship drive, and she also won Reserve Grand Champion in the Crossbred Show. Today, the team traveled to the Greenwood County Livestock Show where Nick Bowman and Emily Wilson both took home first place in their respective breed classes of the Angus and Crossbred Shows. Brent Erwin won Reserve Grand Champion in the Hereford Show. Hannah Wooten received second place in anther tough Senior Showmanship class, won Grand Champion Crossbred, and ended the day by winning Supreme Champion Overall Female! Super proud of how well these students work together as a team, but even more proud of how they win together!
The Crescent FFA Show Team had another successful Saturday at the Abbeville County Livestock Show. Each team member placed in the top of their class in showmanship. Nick Bowman and Hannah Wooten won their breed classes. Brent Erwin won Reserve Grand Champion Hereford. Emily Wilson won Reserve Grand Champion Simmental with Michaela Herring placing second behind her in class. Congratulations to such an awesome group of hardworking young adults!
It is time to complete FBLA Membership Applications! Visit https://goo.gl/ZRtnjy to fill out your application. See Mrs. Dickerson in room 104 with any questions. You must be a CHS student to participate.
CONGRATS to Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball....region victory on the road at Seneca tonight! Way to go, Lady Tigers!
JV Lady Tiger Volleyball with the victory over Seneca today! Great job Lady Tigers!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball heads to Seneca for another region contest on Wednesday. JV at 5:30, Varsity to follow. GOOD LUCK, Lady Tigers!!
CONGRATS to Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball.....victorious over Pendleton tonight in region play!
CHS Marching Band Competition Schedule: Sept. 22- Midland Valley(2:30pm performance time) Sept. 29- Byrnes (12:45pm performance time) Oct. 13- Chesnee (3:15pm performance time) Oct. 20- Upper State @ Boiling Springs(6:45pm performance time) We hope to see you this season!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball hosts Pendleton in region play today. JV starts at 5:30, Varsity will follow. Come out and support Lady Tiger Volleyball TONIGHT!
TIGERS/CUBS schedule for the week of 9/17-9/22: MONDAY (9/17) *JV/V VBall HOME v Pendleton (5:30/7) *CTeam VBall HOME V Liberty Middle (5:30) TUESDAY (9/18) *CTeam VBall @ Dacusville (tri-match) WEDNESDAY (9/19) *JV/V VBall @ Seneca (5:30/7) THURSDAY (9/20) *JV Fball @ Fox Creek (5:00) *Starr Iva Football @ Southside Christian (5:00) ***Please note the early start time @ Fox Creek and Southside Christian FRIDAY (9/21) *HOMECOMING - V FBall HOME v Fox Creek (7:30) SATURDAY (9/22) *Cross Country @ Lakelands Invitational *V VBall @ Eastside Tourney
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball gets the region victory over Liberty tonight! Way to go, Lady Tigers!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball travels to Liberty for region play on Thursday. JV at 5:30, Varsity to follow. Go get it done, Lady Tigers!
Good Luck to Tiger Cross Country as they travel to Dixie to compete tomorrow!
Joseph Blanton, Crescent Tiger grad and example for us all....so very proud of you! #PROUDTIGER https://www.facebook.com/nicolefordtv/videos/1973098052754127/
Safety is a priority in Anderson 3. We are continuously monitoring the potential impact of hurricane Florence in conjunction with local and state officials. Any decision to alter the regular schedule will be made once a potential threat to our area is determined. Any changes to our schedule will be posted through our Anderson 3 App, website, and social media platforms.
Crescent CTeam Volleyball Fans.....match on Wednesday vs Gray Court will be at Crescent in the old gym, not at Starr Iva. Start time is 6 pm. Go CTeam Lady Tigers!
CONGRATS to CTeam Volleyball..... victorious over BHP tonight!!!
CHS students and parents: The phone lines are not working at Crescent High School. WC Tel is working to repair the problem now. We will let you know as soon as the phones are back up and working.
Support our Tigers and Cubs this Week! Tiger/Cub Sports for Week of 9/10 to 9/15: MONDAY (9/10) * JV Varsity VBall @ Powdersville (5:30/7) * CTeam VBall HOME v BHP (played at Crescent @ 5:30) TUESDAY (9/11) * CTeam Volleyball @ West Oak (5:30) WEDNESDAY (9/12) * CTeam VBall HOME v Gray Court (6:00) ** TEAM/INDIVIDUAL PICTURES FOR FALL SPORTS (JV/V VBall and Cross Country @ CHS; CTeam VBall and SIMS Football @ SIMS) THURSDAY (9/13) * SIMS Football HOME v Riverside Middle (6) * Cross Country @ Dixie * JV/V VBall @ Liberty (5:30/7) SATURDAY (9/15) * Cross Country @ Southside High GTC Invitational
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball opens region play with a match on the road at Powdersville on Monday! Let’s fill their gym with Tiger Fans! JV starts, at 5:30, Varsity at 7:00. GOOD LUCK to Lady Tiger Volleyball!
Crescent CTeam Volleyball fans.....the Home match tomorrow (Monday) will be played at Crescent instead of Starr Iva. Start time is the same - 5:30. Good Luck Tomorrow!
Crescent Tiger Football lost to Palmetto at home on Friday night. The season is young! Tigers will get an off week this Friday and then host Fox Creek for Homecoming on September 21. Make plans now to be there, Tiger Nation! GO TIGERS!!
It’s a FOOTBALL FRIDAY! Crescent Tiger Football hosts Palmetto at 7:30 tonight. Let’s pack the stadium with Tiger Fans! See you there!
Crescent Lady Tiger Volleyball gets the win over Walhalla ln the road tonight! CONGRATS Lady Tigers!
Way to go, Starr Iva Cubs Football.....victorious over Gray Court tonight! CONGRATS!