The public is invited to a drop-in honoring Dr. Wayne Fowler as he retires from Anderson School District One after 42 years of service. The drop-in will be held Tuesday, May 28 from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. at Palmetto High School Freshman Academy.
Category Archives: Anderson District One
The Anderson School District One Board of Trustees recently approved the following personnel recommendations:
Requst for Leave – Lynn Bayne, Self Contained LD, Wren Middle.
Transfers – Jennifer Couch, 6th grade teacher at Powdersville Middle to Assistant Principal at Palmetto Middle.
Relay For Life of North Anderson County will kick off their annual fundraising event on May 3 with a survivors dinner and an overnight walk at the Wren High School track.
The event will begin with a Survivors Dinner at 5:30 p.m. at the Wren High School Freshman Academy. This is the first of a two-part recognition of area cancer survivors for their courage and the HOPE they provide their family, friends, and communities, organizers said.
School Safety and security remains a priority for School District One for the upcoming school year.
During a work session Tuesday, the Anderson School District One Board of Trustees were presented five options to consider that increase armed security personnel in the District. Superintendent Dr. Wayne Fowler and Associate Superintendent David Havird presented information on current security personnel and options ranging from hiring additional School Resource Officers (SROs) to have a presence in all 14 schools to hiring security guards for elementary schools.
By David Meade
During a budget work session Tuesday, the Anderson School District One Board reviewed the proposed budget which had several changes from the previous version including adding additional funding for school safety. Revisions reflect estimated growth in the district of 91 students which will result in additional revenues of $191,191, based on the EFA Base Student Cost of $2,101, according to Associate Superintendent David Havird. The budget also includes an increase in taxes of 3.6 mills to a proposed millage rate of 132.1.
The public is invited to the meeting which will be held Monday Feb. 25 at 5 p.m. at the Anderson County Legislative Delegation office in Anderson to talk about school safety and security. Representative Don Bowen will host the meeting. Bowen is introducing legislation on the state level to help with the issue of school safety.