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    On Wednesday, March 30th at 11 am, our second grade students along with the second graders from Carver Lyon Elementary school  participated in the third and final  Virtual Read Aloud with the Columbia Chapter of the Links incorporated, an organization whose motto is Linked in Friendship, Connected in Service.  The students were presented with a workbook designed to help younger readers become better readers during the first virtual read and  continued using these workbooks during the second and third virtual read.  We appreciate this initiative by the Columbia Links and their efforts to help our students continue to grow.

  • Dr. Sarah Smith welcomes Mrs. Ashton Jones to Burton Pack Elementary.  Mrs. Jones will serve as our new principal for the 2022-2023 school year.  We all  look forward to working with Mrs. Jones and wish Dr. Sarah Smith a well deserved new chapter.

              Welcome Mrs. Jones!!  



    Mrs. Ashton Jones, Principal 2022- 2023 

    I am Ashton Jones, a proud product of Richland County School District One; attending Brennan Elementary School, Crayton Middle School and graduating from Dreher High School.  Upon graduating from Dreher High School, I attended Columbia College and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Master's degree in Secondary Education from the University of Phoenis, and an Educational Specialist Degree in Leadership and Administration from Walden University, and I am currently completing my Educational Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership and  Administration  from Walden University.

    I have had the pleasure of being in education for 12 years, where I have also served in various leadership capacities, including Director of Biomedical Science, Science Department Chair, Assistant Administrator and Assistant Principal.  I am a graduate of the R1 Leadership Readiness Program.  This year I was recognized as one of the state's Top 20 under 40.

    I am a proud mother of three wonderful daughters.  I believe that all students, no matter their race, religion or background, should have access to an equitable educational environment that promotes rigor, cultural responsiveness, and preparation for college and career readiness.  As the Principal of Burton-Pack Elementary, our school, in collaboration with an engaged community, is committed to ensuring that each learner achieves his/her potential in a safe, caring, academically challenging and diverse learning environment that will develop productive citizens for a changing world.  As the new principal, I am looking forward to sharing my skills and interests in collaboration with all stakeholders to make us all excited about being Burton Pack bulldogs.

    Home of the Burton Pack Bulldogs                  


        Thank you Dr. Smith.  We all know that your new chapter will be another great read!!

    Principal's Message to the Burton Pack Families and Communities   

     Moving forward (Rejuvenation)

    One of  my favorite quotes from John F. Kennedy, "Change is the law of life.  And those who look only to the past or the present are certain to miss the future." Change is important in education, as in all areas.  This year Burton-Pack will have new leadership with new ideas and goals to start the 2022-2023 academic school year.  Please join the new team  of collaboration and goal setting for the coming year.

    I wanted to thank you for allowing me to have the "time of my life" with your beautiful, funny, and energetic students.  We have learned so much together and I will miss them dearly.  I wish only the best for them as they continue to grow into bright scholars.

    I have had the tremendous honor of working in Richland One for the past 34 years.  During this time, I have had the honor to serve as teacher, assistant principal, principal, mentor, and the greatest accomplishment that one can receive in education is being recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School principal.  I have worked with amazing educators and leaders within the district and Burton -Pack.  As I am changing careers, I will continue to be an advocate for students, teachers, and parents.  

    Thanks to everyone for the support, guidance, and encouragement you have provided Burton-Pack.  I will miss everyone and encourage you to push our students to be the best every day.


    PreK - 5th


                                                             TEACHER OF THE YEAR - MS. JACQUITTA GRAHAM   

    I am Jacquitta H. Graham.  I was born and reared in the small town of Cordova, South Carolina.  I am the second child born to Monnie Jr. and Linda Graham. I  currently I reside in West Columbia, SC with my two children, Josiah(10) and Zoey (2). I have been in education for 8 years. This is my third year here at Burton Pack Elementary, and I have enjoyed each and every moment. My greatest accomplishment literally happens each and every day.  My students are enthusiastic about learning, and I'm even more enthusiastic to see them soaking up all the knowledge I have to give.  I am also humbled by the experience of being chosen for the 2021 - 2022 Teacher of the Year for Burton Pack Elementary, and I will continue to inspire, care for and educate the students that I serve.

    Classified Employee of the Year

    Mr. Thurman Zimmerman has been selected as the Classified Employee of the Year for Burton Pack Elementary!  Congratulations Mr. Z and thank you for all you do!  

    The faculty and staff of Burton Pack Elementary want to thank you for all your hard work this year and hope that you and your  family will have a safe and fun-filled summer vacation.  See you in August.




  • We are having a great year at Burton Pack Elementary.


    Our wonderful Bulldogs are getting the job done!!!

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    Richland County School District One does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age or other protected characteristics in its programs and activities.