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Sandy Run K-8 Counseling Corner

November/December Newsletter






Thank you to the Family Health Center and  Mr. Leon Brunson, Executive Director, for the beautiful faculty, staff and student masks.




Flu Shot Clinic Information










 Social and Emotional Support for Students

Elementary School Students

Middle School Students




 2020-2021 School Calendar



Mask Information



Verizon has created a hotline to aid parents, guardians, and students with specific hotspot issues.


Hotspot Help Instructions 





Congratulations to our Teacher of  the Year Mrs. Lauren Nickells!!!

 Mrs. Lauren Nickells is married to Mr. Tim with a little girl (Lainey) on the way. They have two dogs, Jax and Weiler, and live in St. Matthews. She is a certified first grade teacher with a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education and graduated from the University of South Carolina. This is her ninth year of teaching. Five of those years were spent teaching pre-kindergarten in Columbia and four in first grade here at Sandy Run. When she is not teaching, she enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her family and friends. She is committed to helping children find their "why" inside and outside of the classroom while making learning rewarding and fun! Mrs. Nickells loves what she does and enjoys the people and children she is blessed to work with every day!

Congratulations to our Support Staff Member of the Year Ms. Cassandra Heatley!!!



Ms. Cassandra Heatley is a lifelong resident of Calhoun County.  Now as an employee of the Calhoun County Public School District, she has watched many of the students grow up to become parents and now she is watching their children grow up.  She finds great joy that cannot be explained from this experience.

She is our Attendance Clerk. As the Attendance Clerk, her work responsibilities include keeping the enrollment count and maintaining students' records. She volunteers whereever she is needed. Her hobbies are: singing, sewing, cooking, shopping and traveling.



Calhoun County Public Schools Reopening Models

Reopening Models Flyer






COVID-19 Technology Support


For help with technology related issues please click the link below:

Technology Support 






Calhoun County Public Schools

COVID-19 Protocols for School Reopening




  2020-2021 Registration Information


Registration for New and Returning Sandy Run K-8 Students

Registration for Enrolling New Students at Sandy Run K-8



Reopening of Schools Information

Reopening Letter




 Montessori Program

(Read More)


 Pre-K and Montessori Registration Information







 COVID-19 Online Learning


Apex Online Learning

Spanish I and Spanish II (7th and 8th Grade)

Read More


 Check out the front page of The Calhoun Times Ledger! Congratulations to Mrs. Dukes and our students! They were recognized by the Sandy Run Ruritans on March 4 for the essay contest, "Which Amendment is the Most Important and Why?"

  Sandy Run K-8 is seeking

children age 3 and age 4 for the Montessori Program

Registration information


Child Development
(Pre-K) Registration 2020-2021
for 4 Year Olds

Registration information








For transportation changes you may now

text 803-570-2782.

Someone will reply to your text

confirming that it has been received.





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Mission Statement
The mission of Calhoun County Public Schools is to empower all students to compete and succeed globally in an ever-changing society.
Vision Statement
Our vision is to be the premier, competitive school district recognized globally for embracing the needs of each student.