Parent's Right to Know
Under NCLB, parents/guardians have the right to obtain information regarding the qualifications of their child's teachers. Specifically, parents/guardians have the right to know what type of certificate the teacher holds, what subjects the teacher is certified to teach, and the teacher's major and any graduate degrees.
From the Principal’s Desk...
Welcome to a new school year. A new school year is always exciting. I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you and your child to High Hills for another exciting and productive year. For those who are new to our school community, I would like to extend a special welcome. I hope you have had an enjoyable and relaxing summer. The first day of school is August 18th. School will begin daily at 7:30 a.m. and dismiss at 2:15 p.m. Students are tardy after 7:25 and will need to be signed in with attendance. Breakfast will be served from 6:45 a.m-7:15 a.m. Breakfast and lunch is free for all students.
THERESA A. COUSAR
I am honored to be representing High Hills Elementary School as the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year! High Hills Elementary is a school of eager learners and motivated teachers who take pride in education. I am excited to have the opportunity to continue my educational journey as a teacher at High Hills Elementary in the wonderful Sumter School District.
Did you know that there are testing changes coming to South Carolina? Learn more about the new ACT tests being administered to all students in grades 3-8 and in the 11th grade this April. ACT, Inc. explains in this letter to parents and students why these tests are important and how to prepare for them.
Or visit South Carolina Department of Education: http://ed.sc.gov to learn more.
Friday, March 27, 2015