Our New Logo
Our new logo is not our brand, but it can be a powerful representative symbol of what our brand stands for. The interlocking F and 1 icon represents the integral role that Florence 1 Schools play in our community. Green represents the vital contribution our schools and students make to Florence's continued growth. Gold represents the standard we aspire to. Inspired by school buses and pencils, it is the one color shared by all of our high schools. Graphite gray represents stability and traditional values, and was inspired by pencil lead.
John W. Moore Intermediate School earned a 2018 Partnership School Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University. This is the school’s 3rd time receiving this honor. John W. Moore was recognized for making excellent progress in strengthening and sustaining a comprehensive program of school, family, and community partnerships.
The International Baccalaureate Organization awarded diplomas to 25 Wilson High School graduates.
Three Florence One Schools Board members are recognized for leadership team training through the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA).
Parents Encouraged to Register Students for School Bus Services for the 2018-19 School Year Online Form Now Available
The Florence School District One Transportation Department has announced that a registration form is now available for parents to register students for school bus transportation services for the 2018-2019 school year.
Policy for Free and Reduced Price Meals Announced
Florence School District One
319 South Dargan Street
Florence, SC 29506
For Release: June 27, 2018
Re: Policy for Free and Reduced Price Meals Announced
Florence School District One has announced its policy for free and reduced price meals for children served in schools under the National School Lunch Program and the School Breakfast Program.
Children from families whose income is at or below the levels shown may be eligible for free or reduced price meals.
For school officials to determine eligibility, the household must provide the following information on the application:
(1) A SNAP* or TANF* case number certifying the household is currently eligible for either of these assistance programs and an adult household member signature or
(2) Names of all household members, the name and last four digits of the social security number of the adult household member signing the application form, current income by source for each household member, and a signature of an adult household member certifying that the information provided is correct.
Foster children may also be eligible for these benefits regardless of household income. If a household has foster children living with them and the household has not previously been notified by the School District that their foster children have been directly certified for free meals, the household should include and count the foster children (including personal income earned by the foster children) on the household application form with other non-foster children.
Under the provisions of the policy, Florence One School Food Services employees Johnnie Warren and Kaya Day will review applications and determine eligibility. Parents or guardians dissatisfied with the ruling of the reviewing officials may wish to discuss the decision with the reviewer on an informal basis. Parents who wish to make a formal appeal may make a request either orally or in writing to Donnie Chavis, Florence One Director of School Food Services, 319 S. Dargan Street, Florence, SC 29506. The number to call is (843) 673-1120 for a hearing to appeal the decision. The hearing procedures are outlined in the policy.
If a household member becomes unemployed or if household size changes, the household member should contact the school to file a meal application. Such changes may make the children of the household eligible free or reduced price meals if the household income falls at or below the levels outlined in the policy. A complete copy of the policy is on file in each school and at the Florence One Administration Office where any interested party may review it.
*SNAP - Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
*TANF - Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
September 3, 2018
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October 22, 2018
October 23, 2018
October 29, 2018
November 5, 2018
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Parent Conference - Early Dismissal for Students
November 6, 2018