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Student Meal Delivery Information
The district is focusing on meeting student needs. After reflection and getting a more accurate student meal count, the Student Meal delivery schedule has changed slightly to reach more children. Please follow this new schedule until further notice. Thank you.

Updated Meal Distribution Schedule as of May 4, 2020. Meals are distributed on Monday and Thursday.

East Clarendon Middle High (Back of Cafeteria / Student Parking Lot) – 11:30 – 12:30

Walker Gamble Elementary (Front of School by Cafeteria) – 11:30 – 12:30

Bus 1:
Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church – 11:30 – 12:00
Bryant Groceries on Lake City Hwy at the Clarendon/
Williamsburg County Line – 12:05 – 12:30

Bus 2:
Fleet Hill Mobile Home Park – 11:30 – 12:00
Smith Field – 12:10 – 12:30

Bus 3:
Farmwood Apartments – 11:45 – 12:00
Turbeville Mobile Home Park – 12:05 – 12:30

Bus 4:
Pinedale Pentecostal Holiness Church – 11:30 – 11:50
James Road – 11:55 – 12:15
Maranatha Pentecostal Holiness Church – 12:20 – 12:30

Bus 5:
527 Subdivision – 11:30 – 12:00
Old Oakdale Community Center – 12:10 – 12:30

Bus 6:
Melina Presbyterian Church – 11:30 – 12:00
Farmington Rd – 12:10 – 12:30

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Important Information Concerning School Closing due to Covid-19
Clarendon School District Three
COVID -19 School Closure Update
March 30, 2020

Good Monday Afternoon. Clarendon 3 misses full school buildings and normal routines, but are so proud of the work our students and staff are doing under these circumstances. Below are a few updates.

Starting tomorrow, March 31, 2020, meal pick-up and delivery will only be on Tuesday and Friday. Breakfast and lunch will still be included. Meals for Tues., Wed., and Thurs. will be distributed on Tuesday and meals for Fri. and Mon. will be distributed on Friday. Pick-up locations and times will remain the same. Children ages 18 and under are eligible for meals.

On Monday, April 6, 2020, new instructional packets and materials will be distributed and current assignments will be returned. Materials will need to be picked up between 7:30 am and 6:30 pm at each school. More information will follow later in the week.

March 17, 2020
* Students in grades 4K-2nd
* Students in grades 3 - 12 with no or limited access to internet or
technology devices
* FE DuBose Center vocational students (packets in EC middle school office)

Parents and/or students who are unable to pick up learning materials need to contact their school. Students in grades 3-12 with access to the internet and devices will be completing assignments through Google Classroom. Google Classroom can be accessed through a Smartphone, computer, tablet, chromebook, and XBox One. As a reminder, when signing in at home, students need to type after their username. For example

* Grab and Go Meals will be available for pick up at East Clarendon and Walker Gamble Elementary between 11:30-12:30. Each meal bag will contain 2 meals (breakfast and lunch). East Clarendon pick up will be behind the cafeteria at the student parking lot. Walker Gamble pick up is at the front of the school. Any child ages 18 and under is available to receive meals, but need to be present for pickup. Additionally, Clarendon 3 buses will be distributing meals daily at several locations across the district. The schedule for this distribution is below.

* Fleet Hill Mobile Home Park
* Barrineau Pentecostal Holiness Church
* 527 Subdivision
* Melina Presbyterian Church
* Farmwood Apartments (11:30)/Turbeville Mobile Home Park (12:00)
* Sandhill Road/Hicks Road (Pick-up at Pinedale Pentecostal Holiness Church)

* IEP meetings previously scheduled will take place, as well as those that may be due while school is not in session. Parents are encouraged to participate via phone conference.

* Moving forward through this week, the district office and schools will have someone available to answer questions via phone between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm. The phone numbers are below.
* Walker Gamble Elementary - 843-659-2102
* East Clarendon - 843-659-2185
* Clarendon 3 District Office - 843-659-2188
Here at Clarendon Three
It is our vision to see every student graduate with the knowledge and skills to be successful in their endeavors, whether that is post-secondary education or entering the workforce. Our schools strive to provide high quality education for all students, focusing on academics and student learning in order to prepare them to succeed in an ever changing world.

Clarendon School District Three (Turbeville) and Clarendon School District One (Summerton), for immediate release –

Clarendon School Districts Three and One issue this joint press release to provide our communities with important information concerning potential legislative action that may impact our students, employees, and their families. As you may be aware, our state legislature is considering many important educational issues during this current session, including consolidation.

Senate Bill 203 is being debated this week in the Senate. As it is written, it would require that Tier IV county school districts with less than 1,500 students consolidate with another district in the same county. Also, it sets deadlines for impacted school districts to create consolidation plans for approval by the State Department of Education. Both of our Districts meet these criteria.

Fortunately, as Bill 203 is currently drafted, it provides much needed financial support for districts who take action and submit plans for consolidation to the State Department of Education by August 1, 2020. As we understand it, if Bill 203 passes, approximately $35 million dollars will be set aside, collectively, for those school districts required to consolidate as long their consolidation plans are submitted by the August 1, 2020 deadline. School districts that miss this deadline will not be eligible for this critical funding. To that end, this creates a tremendous financial incentive for these impacted school districts to work together to draft a consolidation plan no later than August 2020. However, Bill 203 does not require that these school districts, including Clarendon Three and One, consolidate by August of 2020. Rather, if this new legislation passes and becomes the law, our Districts will be required to consolidate after August 1, 2022, with no financial assistance from the state.

As you know, the preservation of our unique and individual communities of both Turbeville and Summerton is important to our Districts and local Boards of Trustees. In that regard, we must balance the needs of our individual Districts with the possibility that consolidation will be required. In anticipation of this, our Districts will begin discussing how we can share administrative services; it is the desire of both Districts to share services in such a way that does not impact the location of our schools or the number of our teaching positions.

In the event that Bill 203 becomes law, our Districts’ administrative teams, along with our School Boards, are prepared to work together to support one another and draft a consolidation plan by August 1, 2020, to take full advantage of the state funding provided for that purpose. It will be important that we collaborate and listen to one another during this process to ensure success for all of our constituents and our communities. As this legislation moves forward, we will keep the public informed and provide opportunities for you to engage with us during this process. We are committed to putting our students and communities first and will do all that we can to ensure that any transitions required by the law are carried out in the best interests of our children, employees, and their families.