Byrnes Freshman Academy

Every child

Every day


    Due to days missed from winter weather this year, District Five students WILL attend school on Monday June 1, Tuesday June 2, and Wednesday June 3.  June 2-3 will be half days for students.  All of this is subject to change should the state legislature decide to forgive any missed days.
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  • Board Meeting Date Changed

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 3/24/2015

    The District Five board meeting is being changed from May 18 to May 11. This is to accommodate the bid approvals for the Byrnes and Lyman projects.

    Please make the change on your calendars.

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  • Twitter and Facebook

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 3/19/2015

    Byrnes Fresman Academy is now on Twitter! Give us a follow for updates throughout the school year!

    Follow us on Facebook
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  • Profile of SC Graduate

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 3/9/2015
    Click here to read more about the Profile of the SC Graduate:
    Profile of the SC Graduate
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  • Freshman Academy Powder Puff Game

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 2/23/2015
    POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL SIGN-UPS will start this Wednesday, February 25 though Thursday, March 5.

    Any student would like to play, coach or cheer, please pick up a registration packet during lunch. You will need to turn in your completed forms and your $12.00 for your jersey by Thursday, March 5 to Ms. Foster in room A-9.

    Girls may play.
    C Team Football Players may coach.
    Boys may cheer.

    The Games will be on Monday, March 30th at 5:00 pm.
    Each team will get 3 practices the 3 weeks prior to the game.

    All proceeds go to Relay For Life

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  • Cheerleading Tryouts

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 1/27/2015
    Cheer tryouts will be April 13-16 in the new gym at Byrnes.  There will be an informational meeting to pick up paperwork on February 10th at 4:00 in the field house for students only. 
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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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Welcome to James F Byrnes Freshman Academy of District Five Schools, 
where we attempt to meet the needs of every child, every day
We hope you enjoy your visit to our website. 
Neel Edwards, Principal
100 Rowe Street
                   PO Box 277                   
Duncan, SC 29334
Phone: (864) 949-2320
Fax:     (864) 949-2328