Blaney Elementary School

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  • 2/19/2018

    Breakfast: Breakfast Pizza OR Cereal w/Toast and Jelly

    Lunch: Oven Roasted Chicken, Rice Pilaf, Black Eyed Peas, Breaded Okra, Fruit Cocktail, 100% Grape Juice, Biscuit
    Fresh Express Option: Chicken Salad Croissant

  • 2/20/2018

    Breakfast: Hash Rounds w/ Sausage Link OR Cereal with WG Proball

    Lunch: Cheeseburger, Sweet Potato Fries, Cucumber and Cherry Tomatoes, Diced Pears, Seedless Grapes
    Fresh Express Option: Fruit Salad w/ Yogurt or PB cup w/ Pretzel

School Announcements

  • Save the date - PTA Fun Run - February 22, 2018

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  • A Note From Nurse Mathis

    How can you help prevent the spread of the flu ?  The Center for Disease Control recommends “Take 3 Actions:”


    1. Vaccinate- talk to you doctor about getting a flu vaccination


    2. Take everyday preventative actions. Avoid close contact with ill
    persons. Keep children home if they have a fever (100 degrees or
    higher), until they are fever free without the use of fever
    reducing medications like Tylenol or Motrin for 24 hours . Cover
    coughs and sneezes with a tissue or upper sleeve. Wash hands
    frequently with soap and water or alcohol hand rub. Clean and
    regularly disinfect high touch surfaces.


    3. If you are sick, seek medical advice and take antiviral medications if
    prescribed.


    Per DHEC exclusion guidelines, if your child has had a fever of 100
    degrees or higher, they must be fever free for 24 hours without the
    use of fever reducing medications such as Tylenol or Motrin, in order
    to return to school.


    Please let the school know immediately if your child has been
    diagnosed with the flu. DHEC requires us to report cases to assist
    with tracking. Thanks for helping us keep our students and staff
    healthy!

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    Volunteer

    Volunteer Information

    We no longer accept SLED checks as part of our volunteer application process.  Please visit the KCSD volunteer information page for more information.

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  • Arrival & Departure Procedure

    Car Blaney Elementary is the largest elementary school in Kershaw County, and we are responsible for the safe dismissal of nearly 800 bus riders, walkers, and car riders. Your child's safety is our top priority. In order to safely and quickly dismiss your car riding child, please review and follow the traffic pattern shown in the videos below. Please contact the school office or your child's teacher if you have any questions.

     

    Parents of Afternoon Car Riders

    We are asking that you leave your child's name tag VISIBLE until your child is safely in your car. This practice will allow the duty personnel who are on the curb a visual and assistance in calling and helping your child into the car each afternoon.  This will make for a smoother, quicker dismissal.  Thank you for your assistance.
     
     
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  • Box Tops for Education

    Boxtops Help raise money for Blaney clipping coupons off of the groceries marked "Box Tops for Education". You can also register online and shop through www.boxtops4education.com to earn bonus points for our school!

     

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Principal's Message

  • Mr. Yount

    A Message from the Principal

     
     
    Thank you so much for your flexibility and cooperation during our zany weather and school during January. Can you believe we have passed the 100th day of school? February is very important month as our teachers begin to push our students to get them ready for end of the year testing and the next grade. Attached to our February Newsletter was some really important information about the flu. If your child has had a fever or thrown up they must not return to school for 24 hours. We are trying to protect all other students and staff.
     
    Here are some important dates in February:

    Feb. 7- Dental Screening for students in 1st, 2nd, 4th and 5th grade. 
    Feb. 8- After School Social for 4th and 5th grade students 3:00-4:30.
    Feb. 9- Class, Group and Club Pictures
    Feb. 16 Early Dismissal for Students 11:30/Interims Come Home
    Feb. 20  Muffins For Moms 7:15-7:45 in the multipurpose room
    Feb. 22 Boosterthon Run
    Feb. 24 Archery Regional Tournament

    - Ed Yount, Principal

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A.P.'s Message

  • Krissi Butler

    A Message from the Assistant Principal

     

    It is February!   The Heart of Elgin is shining!  Please continue sending your children to school ready to learn by making sure they have a decent bedtime, a fulfilling dinner and breakfast, and a positive attitude!   It makes a world of difference in the effort they put forth during the instructional day.

    Cell phones- Please understand that students may have cell phones, but they MUST be turned off and in their bookbags.  If students do have them out during school hours, they will be confiscated and turned into a school administrator.  The administrator will then call the parents.  The phone will need to be picked up by you, the parent, during school hours.

    -- Mrs. Butler

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