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Open Enrollment is Almost Here

Enrollment Opens Nov. 1, 2017 Starting November 1, 2017, the school will start accepting qualified students for grades 1-5 for the school year commencing August 2018. ​ Currently, parents and guardians can download the Enrollment Process and Checklist to begin collecting information, but the Application will not be available, and no forms should be submitted, until November 1, 2017. Qualified students are those who complete the application process and have characteristics of dyslexia or a related learning disorder, or have demonstrated need for such specific services through (but not limited to) documentation in an IEP, 504 plan, or documentation from p

"Patricia's" Day at Lakes and Bridges

A Typical School Day at Lakes and Bridges It’s Tuesday at 8 a.m., and Patricia, a fourth grader, has just arrived at school. She finds space for her book bag and runs over to join a jump-roping group of friends. As she jumps, she looks around and sees kids building with Legos, playing board games and reading books. That’s what she loves about getting to school early: she has so many choices of fun things to do. At 8:15, teachers gather students in homeroom groups for Bridge Rally. Today the fifth graders are leading a chant/stomp routine of U.S. States and Capitals. Its part of the school’s “Where Do We Live” theme, and she’s surprised to find that she’s memorized almost all of the words to

Community Info and Enrollment Meetings

Community meetings throughout the Upstate of SC are being scheduled in order to talk about Lakes and Bridges Charter School, specifically about the enrollment process for the school which begins November 1, 2017 and ends January 31, 2018. Please join us at these locations (more locations will be announced as they are confirmed): Easley area - Tuesday, October 10, at 7 pm at the new 5 Points Church location (next to Big Lots) in Easley Anderson area - Thursday, October 12, at 7 pm at the Anderson County Main Library Clemson area - Thursday, October 19, at 7 pm at the Central Branch of the Pickens County Library Greenville area - tbd Pickens area - tbd

Next board meeting: Sept. 18, 2017

The next meeting of the Charter Committee of Lakes & Bridges Charter School will take place on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public, and will take place in Room 125 of the Clemson United Methodist Church, 300 Frontage Road in Clemson. 1. Call to Order. 2. Roll Call/Establishment of Quorum. 3. Acknowledge compliance with SC FOIA. 4. Approval of Minutes from August 31, 2017 meeting. 5. Old Business. Treasurer’s Report-Harriet Contract with Project Director Infrastructure Tasks-Harriet Scouting and locating school facility-Harriet School lease agreement P & I Grant-Carolyn Progress of 501C3- Adam Upcoming local group

Community Resource Fair at Littlejohn Community Center in Clemson, Saturday, 9/16

Lakes and Bridges will have a table at the Community Resource Fair this Saturday, September 16, from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm at Littlejohn Community Center in Clemson. Come out and get information about Lakes and Bridges Charter School. Tell your friends and family who have children struggling with reading, writing, and spelling, so they can learn more about this fabulous school. Here is the link to the event:

Open Enrollment Begins November 1, 2017

Open enrollment for grades 1-5 for the 2018-2019 school year begins November 1, 2017, and ends January 31, 2018. We will send out more information, as well as hosting community meetings, soon. We are very excited about this school, and the opportunity it affords dyslexic children throughout South Carolina by creating a learning environment in which the dyslexic child can thrive and reach the potential within each of them.

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