"Reading Colors our World"
The Academy will celebrate reading with a special week of activities and fun!
Mustache Monday - Draw or wear a mustache
Treasure Tuesday - Wear your pirate attire
Wacky Wednesday - Wear something wacky
Throwback Thursday - Wear fashion from your favorite decade
Flashlight Friday - Bring a small flashlight to spotlight a book
***Middle school will be participating in a color run. Please bring a white t-shirt and signed parent permission slip.
GOLF will meet on Feb. 1st at 4:00 at the Chester Golf Club. Bring golf clubs. Contact: Coach Ken Schofield
GIRLS & BOYS TRACK will start on the 31st. Report to the chorus room at 3:45 for attendance. Bring proper workout clothes and dress for the weather. Contact: Coach Victor Floyd
Additional items to bring personal water bottle, face mask and a great attitude.
BOYS SOCCER Tryouts will be held at the high school from 4:30 pm until 6:30 pm on Monday, January 31st, Tuesday February 1st, and Thursday, February 3rd. We will be at the band field (near student parking lot), All players should have cleats and tennis shoes. Be sure to dress for the weather. Contact: Coach Gerald Seigle
GIRLS SOCCER Tryouts will begin on January 31 from 4-6:30. Girls should wear sneakers and athletic clothes, and bring cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball if they have them. There will also be conditioning from 4-5:30 on January 24, 25, and 26. Contact: Coach Erik Lutjen
BASEBALL Tryouts will begin on January 31 & February 1 from 5:30-645.
Location: Dawson Drive at the Baseball Complex
What to bring? Baseball Glove / hat / pants / cleats / bat if you have one!
There will be quick Parent meeting at the baseball field after practice on Wednesday, February 2 at 6:15. Contact: Coach Logan Pemberton
SOFTBALL Tryouts will be held January 31st, February 1st and 2nd 4:30-6:30 for 7th -12th graders
Location: Chester Middle School.
Need gloves, cleats, and workout clothes (dress appropriately for the weather). Contact: Coach Chiquita Griffin
The Academy Charter School is now accepting kindergarten registrations for the 2022-2023 school year. A child should turn 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2022 in order to be eligible for kindergarten next year. When registering, please bring your child’s birth certificate so that a copy can be made for our records. All applications are due by March 1st, 2022 to be included in the annual kindergarten lottery. Applications are available in the school office at 109 Hinton Street. Contact the school if you have any questions at 803-385-6334.
Following are important dates for December/January:
December 17 - Last day of the quarter/half day - Dismissal will be at 11:00 and report cards will be sent home.
January 7th - Deadline for ordering school pictures (online orders only).
January 10th - Beginning of 3rd quarter
January 14th - Make up pictures
January 17 - MLK Jr. Holiday - no school