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Football Interest Meeting

posted Mar 15, 2018, 12:54 PM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Mar 15, 2018, 12:55 PM ]

This is your opportunity to join the Griffins!  Any 6th grader interested in playing football next year is encouraged to attend a Student-Parent Interest Meeting, Wednesday, March 28th, 5:30 PM in the Media Center at Fairfield Middle School.  Coach Brian Wilkins will be available to answer questions.  

National Nutrition Month

posted Mar 15, 2018, 12:32 PM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Mar 15, 2018, 12:38 PM ]

March is National Nutrition Month. Healthy eating is important no matter how old you are.  Click here to “spring” into the new season with a variety of tools and resources to help you find a healthy eating style that works for you at any age. 

Carnegie Hall Bound!

posted Mar 8, 2018, 11:14 AM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Mar 8, 2018, 11:15 AM ]

Element TV has made a generous gift of $30,000 to the Fairfield County School District Honor Chorus.   Element’s investment will help the choir defray cost of its upcoming travel and performance at Carnegie Hall.    

Safe Schools Tip Line

posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:47 AM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 11:48 AM ]

 While we strive for productive days of teaching and learning, a threat of any kind can overshadow our efforts.  Our administration and School Resource Officers are trained professionals that deal with rumors of threats or violence toward a student or a school.  Please be assured we monitor school activity around campuses to provide the best environment for students and staff. 

In partnership with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, we want you to report any suspicious school activity or discussions of activity.  Anonymous tips can be reported to us by using the Safe Schools Tip Line, 803-635-7195. School safety is a top priority!

School Bus Safety Poster Winners

posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:42 AM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Feb 28, 2018, 11:44 AM ]

FMSMS artist, Alexia Hernandez, is the first place winner in Division Two of the 2017 School Bus Safety Poster Contest. State Superintendent of Education, Molly Spearman, recently  presented Alexia with an award. Krishi Patel won third place.

Future Business Leader

posted Feb 28, 2018, 11:38 AM by Jackie Wallace

Future Business Leaders of America held District Competitions at Westwood High School, where Mysia Wynn-Robinson placed 3rd in Graphic Design. She will advance to compete at the State Leadership conference in March. 

Board Meeting

posted Feb 20, 2018, 9:36 AM by Jackie Wallace

Fairfield County School District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on this evening at the District Office,  located at 1226 US Highway 321 By-Pass South, Winnsboro, SC.   The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. with a closed session followed by a public session at 6:30 p.m. 

School Bus Driver Training Class

posted Feb 20, 2018, 9:29 AM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Feb 20, 2018, 9:31 AM ]

Fairfield County School District training for school bus and activity bus drivers will be held March 5-8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Transportation Department located at 1451 U.S. Highway 321 By-Pass North, Winnsboro.  To qualify as a bus operator, a  candidate for training must:

·        Be at least 18 years of age.

·        Possess a high school diploma or GED.

·        Possess a valid driver’s license.

·        Have more than one (1) year of vehicular driving experience as a licensed driver.

·        Have no more than four (4) points against your driving record.

·        Have not had their driver's license suspended for a moving violation within the previous twelve (12) months.

After completion of the training class, you must be able to 

·        Pass SLED and Sexual Offender background checks.

·        Pass a ten (10) year Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) check.

·        Pass a pre-employment alcohol and controlled substances test.

·        Complete and pass SDE School Bus Driver Training.

·        Pass an US Department of Transportation (DOT) physical.

·        Pass General Knowledge, Air Brakes, Passenger and School Bus written knowledge tests and obtain a Class "B" Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Beginners Permit. 

Fairfield County School District is committed to excellence in education.  If you share a commitment to quality education and leadership, Fairfield County School District would like to hear from you.  Please contact Terry Milton, (803) 635-6818, for more information.


posted Feb 16, 2018, 6:44 AM by Jackie Wallace   [ updated Feb 16, 2018, 6:55 AM ]

Fairfield County School District is looking forward to a productive day where we will continue to focus on teaching and learning.  Over the past 12 hours, there have been rumors of threats of violence toward multiple schools in South Carolina, to include Fairfield Central High School.  The Fairfield County Sheriff's Office has been investigating these rumors since they have surfaced and found no substantiated or credible threats thus far. In the interest of alleviating any concerns that students, staff, and parents may have, Fairfield County Sheriff's Office is providing an increased law enforcement presence in our schools throughout the day. 

National Children's Dental Health Month

posted Feb 15, 2018, 11:52 AM by Jackie Wallace

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others.  Read more >>> 

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