Board Appreciation

Board Members left to right:  Christy Nichols, James Holloway, Dr. Arlene Puryear, CDR James Moore, Bill Eberz, Sharon Holloway, and Dr. Kathy Coleman

Saluda County Schools Celebrates
School Board Recognition Month

Saluda County School District joined school districts throughout the state and nation to celebrate School Board Recognition Month at the January Board meeting held on January 22, 2018. 
  The theme “Superheroes for Public Education” recognizes the important roles school boards play in promoting and advocating for quality education.  School board members are elected by the people in their local communities to represent their voice and to ensure the success of schools and students.
  The efforts of school board members often go unrecognized.  Board Recognition Month in January is a time that we can honor the year-round commitment that school board members make to our district and community.
  In Saluda County School District, school board members develop policies and make tough decisions on complex educational and social issues impacting the entire community. 
  As a part of School Board Recognition Month, Saluda County Schools participated in an official signing of the South Carolina School Board Member Ethical Principles during their January school board meeting.  By signing the principles, school board members publicly vowed to uphold effective governance principles and pledged to improve public education in their community.

DUCK STAMP COMPETITION - Congratulations to the following students for placing in the SC Jr. Duck Stamp Competition at Saluda High School.  SHS beat its own record as 14 students were recognized for their art work.  Aline=a Sluzhyvenkova and Casey Coleman won first place.  Karra Canady placed 2nd.  All others received Honorable Mention! BACK ROW: Karra Canady, LeeAnna Fingerlin, Madison Crouch, Kalisha Hill, Amelia Sorcia,   Alina Sluzhyvenkova, Alex Gomez
FONT ROW: Carmen Doubrava, Jazus Shepherd, Lily Cleve-land, Jadzia Priest, Elizabeth Dickenson. Not Pictured:  Casey Coleman and Dakota Bradham.

WKA third through eighth grade students participated in the SCISA Spelling Bee. Our elementary and middle school Spelling Bee participants did a great job and represented our school very well. We are very proud of Jenna Bodie and Sarah Catherine Berry who were regional finalist and will participate in the SCISA State Meet. Pictured top to bottom are Sponsor Ms. Kim Crouch, Megan Risinger (5th), Andrew List (5th), Madison Metts (8th), Carter Dubose (8th), Sarah Catherine Berry (6th), Shellie Claire Bodie (6th), Zed Watkins (4th), Jenna Bodie (3rd), Zeke Cave (3rd), Cooper Buzhardt (7th), Grace Picklesimer (4th), and Janie Powell (7th).