The Weekly Forecast - Jan 6th

The Academy of Environmental Sciences at DFES

School Board Appreciation Week

We are thankful for our board members here in district five. Please take an opportunity to thank our board members for all that they do for our district in honor of school board appreciation week.




January PBIS Staff Award Winners

  • WOW (Words of Wisdom) Award: Kelley Hill
  • Silver Star Award: Emily Perkins
  • POP (Power of PAWSitive) Award: Linda Miller


Dibel Testing

Our interventionists will be conducting Dibel testing all this week for kindergarten and 1st grade students beginning tomorrow.


While mentioning interventionists just an FYI that this will be the last week that Claire Rhodes is with us because her position is split between two schools. Beginning next week she will serve students at Leaphart Elementary.

Out Monday morning

I will be out for the first half of the day tomorrow. Please notify Mr. Stewart should you need assistance.


PBIS Tier II Team

The PBIS Tier II team will meet Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. This team is comprised of Scott, Poore, Beckman, and Snipe. The purpose is to identify students in need of additional support due to behavioral concerns. PLease feel free to notify S. Beckman if there is someone that our team should discuss.


School based committees to meet this Tuesday at 3:15

2nd Cup of Coffee Wednesday, January 8 at 7:30 a.m. in the media center

MSAP Grant Team Meeting

DFES will host the grant team meeting this Wednesday at 1:00. This meeting will include D5 principals and site coordinators that have received the MSAP grant.


School Improvement Council Meeting Wednesday @ 6 p.m. in the conference room

D5 Choice Fair

The second district magnet choice fair will be held Thursday at 5:30 p.m @ Crossroads Middle School. This event will be held to allow parents an opportunity to learn more about the magnet school options in our district.


District Five Choice Fair

Thursday, Jan. 9th, 5:30pm

6949 Saint Andrews Road

Columbia, SC