FAC Weekly Update
August 20, 2020
Good afternoon, Fine Arts Center Family!
This is the Fine Arts Center Director, Mr. Popat, with the FAC Weekly Update.
Preparations for the 2020-2021 School Year are nearly complete, and we are beyond excited for the return of our students to the FAC! Please read on for information that is critical for the start of the school year.
This Week's Student Leadership Lesson
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”
“You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength.”
- Please go to our YouTube channel - FAC YouTube. We uploaded our Orientation Video, plus a video tour of the FAC and videos covering Health Considerations and Bus Transportation.
- Click on the following link to view the Orientation Presentation PDF that accompanies the Orientation Video on our YouTube Channel - 2020-21 Orientation Presentation
- All Faculty have uploaded greetings for their students on their respective teacher websites. This is covered in the Orientation Video. Please view these videos first, and then if you have any specific questions about the first day/week of school, contact the appropriate person. Specific subject-area questions should go to the Faculty, and building-level questions can be fielded by our Main Office.
The old website link is still active, but for quicker service, please save the above link.
Requirements for the Start of the School Year
Please read the Student/Parent Handbook, which is linked here - 2020-2021 Student/Parent Handbook
Complete this form - Student/Parent Handbook Read Receipt
Complete the Student Information Google Form - 2020-2021 Student Information Form. Information collected in the Google Form is critical to daily operations at the FAC.
Immunization Forms - required by all NEW students who are home-schooled or from outside of the GCS District. Please click on the following link for more information - Immunization Requirements.
As always, please call or email with any questions!
First Day of School
Under Attendance Plan 1, students are in-person one day per week on their assigned day and are attending school virtually the other four days. Students will be expected to sign in and complete assignments on eLearning days. Otherwise, they will be counted absent.
Building Hours - Attendance Plan 1
8:00 a.m. Classes
Building access at 7:45 a.m.
9:15 a.m. Classes
Building access at 8:30 a.m.
1:30 p.m. Classes
Building access at 1:15 p.m.
No Studio Time Until Further Notice
Bus RidersIf you need regular bus transportation arranged for you, please reach out to your base-school Transportation Coordinator to confirm your pick-up and drop-off times. We do not have bus transportation specifics.
Per the Student-Parent Handbook, all Wade Hampton High School Students must purchase a parking pass from Wade Hampton High School.
Please click on the following link for full information - https://www.fineartscenter.net/page.asp?titleid=parking
Students Being Driven by Other FAC Students
Please fill out the required form located on our website (link above).
Reminder to all student drivers and car riders - we do not have an open campus. You may not come and go as you please, and may not leave campus for lunch. Violations of this policy will result in suspension of your driving/riding privileges.
Fine Arts Center - Greenville County Schools
Preparing dedicated students for 21st-century careers through rigorous, pre-professional arts training in a dynamic, inclusive, collaborative learning community.