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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, Maureen Kriese; Title IX Coordinator, Dr. Scott Turner.


  • Summer Reading List from SC Young Adult Titles for 2014

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 5/15/2014
    Need some book ideas for summer reading?  You are in luck. We have done the work for you and selected 20 of the best young adult titles for 2014.  I am including some links for book trailers, an Animoto presentation and a sheet with summaries of all the titles.  Take a look and read some of the best books of the summer.  See you in the fall.  Mrs. Vaughn, Media Specialist
    You Tube Trailers for the books
    Animoto Presentation
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  • Registration Dates for Fall 2014

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 5/15/2014
    Registration for rising Freshman will be August 5th from 7:30 AM until 7:00 PM at the Freshman Academy.  The building will be closed for lunch from 1:00 until 2:00.
    More information will be added regarding documents needed to register your child.
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  • 2013-2014 School Improvement Committee Report to the People

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 5/9/2014
    The School Improvement Committee is comprised of teachers, administrators, students and parents who are charged with discussing, making suggestions and changes to make Byrnes Freshman Academy a better place for students to learn and prepare for Byrnes High School.  Please click on this link to read the full report.
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  • Rising Freshman Summer Reading Information Revised 5/6/2014

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 4/29/2014
    Please note changes were made to handouts on 5/6/2014.   Click the on the English Course to find information on reading requirements for Rising Freshman.  All students should review this important information
    Summer Reading  
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  • Exam Dates for BFA

    Posted by Candi Vaughn at 4/1/2014
    Important Dates for Exams at BFA.  Due to the change in the end of school dates, exams will be given as follows:  1st and 2nd period exams will be given on May 30th and 3rd and 4th period exams will be given Monday June 2nd. Any questions should be directed to BFA administration.
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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 dayWe 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