The calendar has teachers returning on Friday, August 11 and students starting classes on Thursday, August 17, 2017. The last day of the school year for students will be June 1, 2018.
While South Carolina normally prohibits the first day of school prior to the third Monday in August, the legislature granted an exception to the rule this year only due to the total solar eclipse forecast for Monday, August 21, 2017.
In most districts throughout the Upstate school will be closed for students on Monday, August 21, the day of the solar eclipse. This will allow families the opportunity to experience this once-in-a-lifetime phenomenon however they choose to do so. Read More to downloadRead More