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“Surrounded by students on my level of intellect,
determination and integrity, I feel much more comfortable.” - Hilary
Great things are always happening at Scholars Academy and we want our students and parents to stay informed. Below you will find a variety of information to keep you connected throughout the school year.
Summer Reading Assignments:
College Forum: "How to pay for college" December 14All Scholars Academy juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to a free seminar on the college and scholarship process held in the Tukey Theater on Monday, December 14, at 7 p.m. This seminar is the third in the College Forum series presented by SC Test Prep college coach Rob Welborn. Due to limited space and applicability
of information, freshmen and sophomore scholars are not included in this forum. It will be repeated in subsequent years for those cohorts.)
Holidays: November 25-27Scholars have no classes at USC Upstate on these three dates due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. The Scholars Academy office will be closed.
College Final Exams: December 7-11Scholars will follow an altered schedule this week which will be emailed to students and parents as well as posted on Blackboard.
Honors Final Exams: December 15-16Sophomores & freshmen will meet in their math and English Honors classes December 14-16. They will have their math and English Honors final exams on December 15 & 16. Juniors and seniors do not have classes this week.
Gatsby Day: December 17 University Readiness Center at USC UpstateFreshmen at the Scholars Academy will host Gatsby Day on Thursday, December 17, from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the University Readiness Center at USC Upstate. Freshmen from the Spartanburg County Early College High School at SCC will join the Scholars for this special program. This event is required for all freshmen Scholars. Upperclassmen do not attend.
Fall Semester Final Report Card: December 18Final grades for all classes taken at USC Upstate will be mailed to parents on Friday, December 18. Scholars do not come to USC Upstate on Friday, December 18. They should follow their high school schedule for this day as applicable.
Holiday Closing: December 21-January 1The Scholars Academy office will be closed December 21 through January 1. Staff will report on January 4. Scholars in grades 9-11 will report on Tuesday, January 5. A schedule for this week will be sent to parents and students in the fall semester report card, emailed to all parents and students, and posted on Blackboard.
College Classes Begin January 11
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