We hope, as always, that this message finds you doing well and staying safe. We are busy getting Flora ready for our transition to Phase 2, and we are excited to have students returning to campus. This post contains a large amount of information related to Phase 2 and your student, so please read it and the links carefully. Whether you are returning to school or remaining at home on eLearning, we want ALL students and parents to be prepared and feel comfortable as we make this important transition.
Jack Parrot, a University of South Carolina golf star and A.C. Flora High School graduate, recently selected his Flora social studies teacher, Bailey Melvin, to be honored in the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Extra Yard for Teachers Initiative.
The artwork of A.C. Flora High School students Johnae’ Antionette Wise and Cylyse Malie-Gracie Robinson will be on display in the U.S. Capitol for a year as winners in the 2020 National Congressional Art Competition.
Congressman Jim Clyburn selected 10th grader Johnae’s artwork entitled “Johnae’, Self-Portrait”, as the District 6 winner. “Gracie, Self-Portrait” by Cylyse Malie-Gracie was the District 2 winner chosen by Congressman Joe Wilson.
Alive at 25 is offering virtual classes online. These live, virtual classes are led by an Alive at 25 instructor and monitored by SCNSC staff. We are conducting the online classes just as we would if we were in the classroom with students. Click "Learn More" below for class links and details.
Congratulations to Amanda Melvin who was selected by her peers as our 2020 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Melvin is in our Social Studies department and teaches a variety of classes including AP Macro and AP World History. She's been teaching at AC Flora since 2008 and is our Social Studies department chair.
Did you know that just by grocery shopping and simply entering your phone number at check-out you can provide much needed money to support AC Flora? Parents can partner with our local Publix grocery store to earn money to support AC Flora. By simply creating a personal profile at www.publix.com and choosing AC Flora as your publix partner, AC Flora will receive a percentage of your grocery spending.
Four AC Flora Seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Congratulations to the following seniors for their selection as semifinalists, an honor that less than 1 percent of U.S. high school seniors achieve: Pictured are: (front) Lauren Amrol, (second row) Elizabeth Thomas, Chloe Courtney Bohl and (back row) Thomas Kepley.