Class of 2021!
Appointments are now available for your senior photography session with @strawbridgestudiosinc! Book here: https://expressionsbystrawbridge.setmore.com/ #Expressions
If parents or students have any questions about Senior pictures, please contact Customer Service department at email@example.com or (866) 624-6229.
We look forward to seeing your Seniors on picture day!
Student Athletes Physical Packet
Click here and then click on "2020 - 2021 Physical Packet" to access various athletic forms
click on the "Athletics" tab above and click on "Forms"
Reminder for the Week
If you have not done so, turn in your textbooks, chromebooks, library books, etc. to the high school May 27-28 between 9am - 1pm.
WEHS Scholar Work Due Friday May 22, 2020
Please remember all work for scholars in grades 9 through 11 is due by this Friday, May 22. All scholars must have the work completed either in the Google Classroom or the packets must be submitted via email to the teachers. It is vitally important all assignments are completed and submitted. If you have any questions, please refer to our school webpage and use the drop down menu at the top. You may also contact the teachers via email or by calling the teacher's school phone number between the posted hours and it will be forwarded to the teachers. Those numbers and email addresses can be found here on the school webpage.
If your child has medications in the Nurse’s Office, please stop by the school no later than Friday 5/29/2020 to retrieve the medications. Any medications not picked up by Friday will be destroyed. The School will not keep any medications over the summer break.
WE Schools remain closed for the 2019 - 2020 school year
Gov. McMaster has announced that all South Carolina schools will remain CLOSED for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. WE will announce graduation plans along with plans for the end of the year in the near future.
DSS Child Care Assistance
As part of the CARES ACT (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) funding, DSS is offering child care assistance for parents who have been deemed essential staff and required to report to word during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
In order to qualify you must be currently working at an essential business or government agency, you must need child care so you may continue to work, and you must complete a child care application. You do not have to meet income guidelines for this time-limited program.
If you have questions about the voucher or whether you meet the criteria for assistance, please contact Christi Jeffcoat at (803) 898-2741 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Census Day—April 1—has come and gone but don’t worry, it was NOT the deadline to respond to the 2020 Census. It only takes a few minutes! In fact, you can respond now at https://go.usa.gov/xdKXZ. Census Day is a reference date to determine who is counted and where in the 2020 Census. If you haven’t responded yet, paper questionnaires are on the way. When you receive yours, fill it out and mail it back. Or, you can respond online at the link above or by calling one of the toll-free numbers. Make sure you include everyone who lived in your home on April 1.
A Message from the Williston-Elko School District Guidance Department
The district’s School Counselors and Global Career Development Facilitators are available to students and families. We recognize that change and uncertainty can be distressing to students and the impacts of COVID-19 can be far-reaching. Please feel free to reach out if your student is experiencing emotional distress of any kind, or if your family is in crisis. We are here to help.
WEHS School Counselor, Alison Brady
WEHS GCDF, Cathy Smith
WEMS School Counselor, Linda Mack
WEMS GCDF, Susie Runnells
KEES School Counselor, Nancy Brady-Wood
KEES GCDF, Horace Lamback
The counselors and CDFs will be available Monday-Friday from 8am-3pm. If you have an emergency beyond these hours and need assistance, below are some resources available to you:
Axis 1: 803-541-1245
Polly Best Mental Health Center: 803-259-7170
Community Crisis Response and Intervention: 833-364-2274
Google Classroom as a Distance Learning Tool
We will begin using Google Classroom as a Distance Learning tool on April 14. All high school coursework will be completed using this format. Each teacher has set up classes and many have invited scholars to their classes as soon as scholars login to the system. Please use the link below to retrieve individual teacher class codes and to receive any further information. We would like to stress next week is Spring Break and our teachers will not be available as the online coursework will not start until April 14th.
/userfiles/202/my files/teacher google course codes (1).pdf?id=30457
How to access
To access google classroom go to classroom.google.com. Once there - login with the student’s school google account.
- The student’s username is student’s first name middle initial last initial @williston.k12.sc.us. This information is pulled from PowerSchool.
- For example: email@example.com
- The student’s password should be self-assigned however, if the student is in a younger grade the teacher may have assigned a class password.
- If you forget your password, you can contact the people below during designated office hours (Monday-Friday 9:30-11 AM or 1-3 PM).
- KEES – Stephenson, Windy
- WEMS – Ulmer, Patricia
- WEHS- Nix, Patti
Once logged in you should see the student’s classes represented by boxes on the home screen. Clicking on one of the boxes will take you to the student’s class. Clicking on the little folder at the bottom of the box will open that class’s google drive. This is where the teacher stores files for that class. Clicking the clipboard will take you to the student’s assignments.
If you click on the box to take you to the class, the page is the stream tab. This page is the chronological display of class post from the teacher. On the left you can see upcoming assignments that are due.
The next tab located at the top of the page is classwork. From here you can see assignments and materials grouped by topics assigned by the teacher. Clicking on an assignment or material will expand it providing more information and showing any attachments. Once expanded clicking view material/assignment will take you to the assignment/material. From here you can mark the assignment as done/turn it in. Also, the private comment section allows the student to ask questions of their teacher. Clicking on the attachments will open them.