10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Roadside Cleanup
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM GKN Aerospace Field Experience
10:00 AM - 1:30 PM Roadside Cleanup
Next drive is Wednesday Jan 22, 2020.
You must get your permission slips signed by a parent if you are not yet 18. The hospital will take donors who are 16, with parent permission. Bring your ID; min weight 110 pounds. Eat and drink plenty of fluids on day of donation. Seniors who have given 3 units will be eligible to wear a red cord at graduation.
Give so others may live.
See Ms. Metts or Col Davis to sign up.
Any Freshman wanting to run for an office or be an at-large member needs to see Mrs. Kittrell in Room 137 to pick up an application. The requirements: must have a C average in all classes from last year and have no disciplinary issues. Applications are due Friday, August 26.
Seniors who are interested in painting a parking spot need to pick up the details from the office or Mrs. Kittrell in room 137. The next official paint date will be Saturday, September 7 from 7 am to 10 am.
Picture day is coming September 5. Be sure to put on a smile and dress your best, this picture will be going in the yearbook.
In an effort to help protect well children from unnecessary exposure to contagious or infectious diseases, South Carolina requires that children and staff with certain diseases and conditions stay home from school or childcare while contagious.
DHEC publishes the School and Childcare Exclusion List each year. The Exclusion List explains how long ill children and staff should stay out of school or childcare, and what is needed before the child/student or employee is permitted to return. Access the list here...
The updated Powerteacher link is https://ocsdsc.powerschool.com/teachers/pw.html Do not use the link at the top of this page. It is controlled by the District and they have not yet updated this link. The new website for the consolidated school district is www.ocsdsc.org. The website, which is under construction, is mainly for contact information of the district headquarters, administrative staff and schools.
The full website is expected to be operational within the next month or two.
Some new district policies can be found on the existing Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 website under the consolidation tab. The address is www.ocsd5.net.
As the Orangeburg County School District prepares for the Aug. 19 start of its inaugural school year, officials are working to ensure the new district has adequate staff in place.
All schools in the county have principals. At the end of July, there were about 48 teacher vacancies remaining... More at the jump here....
2019-2020 Team E.D.I.S.T.O.
Save the Dates:
2- Labor Day Holiday
5- Blood Drive; Underclassman Pictures (All Day- Chorus Room)
6- Football Bye Week
8:15am- Junior Ring Committee Meeting
8:45am- Junior Class Meeting in the Auditorium
9:45am- Senior Class Meeting in the Auditorium
10- PLC 3:30
12- Senior Orders- 8:30-12noon
Junior Ring Orders 12-3pm
13- Charity Drive Kick-Off (4th Block Buyout) Football @ Scott’s Branch
Charity Drive will be Sept. 13-20…Plans are still tentative but may include:
13- 4th block Buy Out for Kick Off Assembly
16- Open House BBQ
17- 2nd Block Buy Out (Gym/Dance)
18- 3rd Block Throw Down
19- 1st Block Buy Out (Movie or Excused Absence)
20- Rocking Lunch/Food Fest
14- Home Band Competition
16- Open House/Interim Pick-up (BBQ Fundraiser 4pm-until)
17- Senior Make-up Pictures
20- FB vs. Bamberg-Youth Night
24- Early Release/EDISTO Day
25- Teacher Observation Day (All blocks during planning)
27- FB @ CAJ
The Next Gen Magnet Program was able to attend The South Carolina Water Resources Conference in Columbia, South Carolina this past Wednesday and Thursday. This year the students are learning about drinking water contamination: causes, remedies, effects, and prevention thereof. Students will take the knowledge they have gained from case studies, guest speakers, and the conference to examine local businesses and the plans they have in place to protect the Edisto River.
NextGen in the news at hyperlink below...
Link below appeared in the T and D last week ...
At our School Board Meeting 20 June 2018, Mr. Brad Coleman was approved as the new Principal of Edisto High School.
Mr. Coleman comes to OCSD 4 with over twenty years in the education profession and by way of Lexington County School District Two. Please welcome Mr. Coleman to the Cougar family.
Final count for May 10th drive was 32 pints.
Our next blood drive will be the bedinning of fall semester. If you want credit for a donation, you may go directly to blood assurance at the RMC and identify yourself with EHS for red cord credit.
Students and faculty from the Next Gen Magnet School and Edisto High School plant one of the redbud trees provided to five area schools by the Orangeburg County Soil and Water District’s to commemorate Arbor Day.