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Frequently Asked Questions - Shannon Forest Campus

DOES THE SCHOOL HAVE AN EARLY AND LATE STAY PROGRAM?

EARLY STAY:
7:15 - 7:50 a.m./$5 per day for students in K3 - 5th Grade

  • K3 & K4 meet in the Preschool Building
  • K5 -5th Grade meet in the Lower School Multi-Purpose Room
  • 6th - 12th Grade meet in the Upper School Cafeteria

LATE STAY:

3:15 - 4:30 p.m./$10 per day for students in K3 - 5th Grade 

3:15 - 5:30 p.m./$15 per day for students in K3 - 5th Grade

  • K3 - K5 students meet in the Preschool Building.
  • 1st - 5th Grade students meet in the Lower School Multi-Purpose Room with outdoor playground time as weather permits.

Late Stay students may participate in after-school Enrichment Zone activities if they have registered and paid prior to the start of the activity.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE NOT PROVIDING SNACKS THIS YEAR. EACH STUDENT MUST BRING THEIR OWN SNACK EACH DAY FOR LATE STAY.

What if my child uses an EpiPen or a prescription drug during the school day?

All medications must be housed in the Lower School or Upper School nurse’s office and written permission submitted to the school in order for your child to be treated. All faculty and staff are trained to use EpiPens and defibrillators.

Where do I find information about summer programs?

Details about summer programs are listed under the School Life menu of this website.

How much does the Learning Difference Program cost?

The program fees are based on individual or group assistance. Please refer to Tuition & Fees information under the Admissions menu of this website.

Is tutoring available?

Teachers are available for students before or after school. Peer tutoring is also available during the school week and additional help is available in the campus C.A.R.E. Center.

Are sports available?

The school offers 21 athletic teams for students in Middle and High School. Elementary students may take part in afterschool intramural sports offered throughout the year.

Does my child need an electronic device?

Upper School Students (6th-12th) are allowed to bring devices from home, provided they are approved by the Administration for the purpose of educational facilitation. Cell phones are not allowed to be used in class.

How can I volunteer?

The school has a wonderful parent volunteer network called Crusader Connections. Opportunities are available throughout the year and are communicated in weekly eBLAST newsletters.

How does my child order lunch?

Students may order lunch on a daily or weekly basis from outside vendors or they can bring a sack lunch. All orders must be paid by cash or check. Order forms and further information are located in the Parent Portal of the website. Meals may also be billed to the families' FACTS account.

CAN I PLACE MY CHILD ON A WAITING LIST IF A GRADE OR PROGRAM IS FULL?

Yes. A non-refundable $35 fee may be paid to place a student on a waiting list. Please contact our Admissions office at 864-678-5175 to place your child on a waiting list.

Frequently Asked Questions - DOWNTOWN CAMPUS

DOES THE SCHOOL HAVE AN EARLY AND LATE STAY PROGRAM?

EARLY STAY:
7:45 - 8:40 a.m./$8 per day*
If student has K5 or K6 sibling, $2 per day
LATE STAY:
2:15 - 4:30 p.m./$15 per day

Reservations should be made in advance to secure a space.

What if my child uses an EpiPen or a prescription drug during the school day?

All medications must be housed in the school nurse’s office and written permission submitted to the school in order for your child to be treated. All staff members are CPR/First Aid certified annually. The DT campus is also a nut free campus.

Where do I find information about summer programs?

Details about summer programs are listed under the School Life menu of this website.

What Related Arts programs will my child participate in each day?

All Preschool students enjoy Music, Physical Education, Art, and Chapel.

How does my child order lunch?

All students may bring their own lunch to school. All items must be nut free and classrooms do not have microwaves or refrigerators. Please pack accordingly. Hot lunches are available for students in K5 & K6. These lunches must be ordered in advance.