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  • Dual Credit Orientation for students attending SCC TRC campus in Fall of 2017 will be held Tuesday, August 1 at 5:30 p.m. (Just for the ones enrolled in the fall semester at Tyger River.)


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  • If you aren't able to see your favorite student graduate in person, you will be able to watch it via live streaming! 


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  • summer reading Summer reading for Honors and AP English students at James F. Byrnes High School is required. Students are assigned TWO works to read on their own BEFORE the first day of class. Students should read carefully and critically. Books are readily available at local libraries and bookstores. Teachers will test students on their knowledge and understanding of the summer reading during the first two weeks of the course. See or email the teachers in the flyer if you have questions. Click here for the reading list. 


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  • Students, parents, and teachers: We have a Teacher of the Week incentive program at Byrnes. Nominate a teacher or co-worker for the honor by filling out this short form and help them be rewarded for doing a great job!

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  • Summer School Summer School for rising 9th-rising 12th grade students will be held at Byrnes Freshman Academy from June 5-July 13, Mondays through Thursdays 8:00-3:00 each day. Transportation will be provided and there is no cost to students except for Driver's Ed. There are 11 possible options for students: Art 1, PE 1, German 1, Spanish 1, AFJROTC, I B A/Google Apps, English 4, Biology 2 Zoo, Chemistry 1 Honors, Driver's Education, and APEX Credit Recovery. Actual courses offered will be based on enrollment; we hope many students take advantage of this opportunity! Interested students should sign up with their Guidance Counselor during their I G P meeting.


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  • SAT ACT practice Free SAT/ACT  practice in Schoology. Click on the picture for more info. Visit the Media Center and see Mrs. Hill or Mrs. Gregory for help signing up!


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  • peachjar Parents and students, sign-up for peachjar and get an email when special flyers are posted. You can even schedule how often you receive the email. The peachjar link is seen on the upper right hand corner of any district web page, 

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     Student Council collects reward points for My Coke Rewards. This program provides financial donations for schools who collect points from the participating brands. The Council is asking anyone who drinks Coke or other participating brand products to bring in the caps or codes located on the packaging. This is not a fundraiser for the Student Council but rather a project to benefit all of Byrnes High School. Visitors may drop off the rewards in the front lobby and students may give them to their teacher.  

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    Discrimination of all persons is prohibited with regard to employment and any other program or activity on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age, color, immigrant status, English speaking status or disabling condition in District Five Schools of Spartanburg County as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments Act of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, and the Civil Rights Act of 1964 as amended.Section 504 Coordinator, Cathy Boshamer; Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Scott Turner.

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