Ambler May Newsletter

Together We All Shine

Computers and Tablets

All computers and tablets must remain at school starting Monday, May 1st! Thank you for your help with this!
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SC READY Testing

Dear Parent/Guardian:

This spring, your child will take The South Carolina College-and Career-Ready Assessments (SC READY) in English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics. Students in 4th grade will take the SC Ready Science assessment. All students in grades 3-8 take the SC READY.

Students will take these tests online. Our school is scheduled to take the tests on the following days:

May 3, 2023 SC Ready Reading – 3rd, 4th, 5th

May 4, 2023 SC Ready ELA – 3rd, 4th, 5th

May 9, 2023 SC Ready Math – 3rd, 4th, 5th

May 11, 2023 SC Ready Science – 4th

Testing will begin each morning at 8:30am. Please make sure your child is well rested and on time to school these days. Tardy students will not be allowed into class until testing is completed for the day.

For more information about these tests and to try sample test items, visit .

Please call the school at (864)397-1200 and speak with Mrs. Lawton if you have questions about state testing.

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Library Books

The last day to check out library books will be on Friday, May 5th. All library books are due back to the library on Friday, May 12th. Please help your children locate any books so that they may be returned. Thank you!
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PTO Hat Day

PTO Hat Day will be on Friday, May 5th. Bring $1 to wear your favorite hat.
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2nd Grade Field Trip

2nd graders will be traveling to the Georgia Aquarium on Monday, May 8th.
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PHS Seniors and 5th Grade Clap Out

Our PHS Seniors and 5th grade Clap Out will take place on Friday, May 12th.
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K5 Fun in the Sun Day

Kindergarten students will have their Fun in the Sun Day on Friday, May 12th!
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4th Grade Living History Museum

Our 4th grade students will have their Living History Museum on Thursday, May 18th.
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5th Grade Graduation

Our 5th graders will have their graduation on Thursday, May 18th at Pickens First Baptist Church. The program will start at 6:30 p.m.
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PTO End of the Year Bash

Our incredible PTO will have an End of the Year Bash for all of our students on Friday, May 19th during the school day. This will take the place of class parties.
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K5 Graduation

K5 graduation will be held on Monday, May 22nd at 9:00 a.m.
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1st - 4th Grade Awards Day- By Invitaton Only


Our 1st - 4th graders will have Awards Day on Monday, May 22nd. You will receive an invitation if your child is receiving an award. Thank you!

10:00 a.m. - 3rd Grade

11:00 a.m. - 4th Grade

12:00 p.m. - 2nd Grade

1:00 p.m. - 1st Grade

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Wildcat Den

The last day for Wildcat Den is on Wednesday, May 24th!
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Half Days

Thursday, May 25th and Friday, May 26th are half days. We will dismiss all students by car or bus at 11:00 a.m.

Friday, May 26th is the last day of the 2022-2023 school year.

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All medication must be picked up by Friday, May 26th at 12:00 p.m. or it will be destroyed. Thank you for your help with this.
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