Williston-Elko School District 29 NEWSLETTER Volume 2 Issue 14

WE want to stop and say THANK YOU to our Teachers and Staff during National Teacher and Staff Appreciation Week 2020. WE know how dedicated and committed to our Scholars and community you are and WE recognize all of your contributions. WE pride ourselves for having such a strong team in Williston, but especially in you. WE salute you even more during your week of recognition. Thank you for all that you do and will continue to do.

please join the district in welcoming Williston-Elko's Principal for 2020-2021 school year, Dr. Austrai Bradley

please join the district in welcoming Williston-Elko's Athletic Director and Head Football Coach for 2020-2021 school year, Mr. Richard Bush

WE Staff Recognized for their EXCELLENCE

Williston-Elko High School Teachers
Andrea Yon 2020 Teacher of the Year (left) and Lisa Phillips 2020 Rookie of the Year (right)
Victoria Reed 2020 WEMS Staff of the Year

Carolina Collaborative for Alternative Preparation

Do you know someone who may be interested in teaching and have an earned (4) year degree in any subject? Direct them to the website below to gather information to alternative pathways to teaching with USC-Carolina in the Carolina CAP program and to join the next webinar on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, 2:00 – 3:00pm

Loan Forgiveness Program for Classroom Teachers

The Undergraduate Loan Forgiveness Program is available to all classroom teachers in districts eligible to participate in the Rural Teacher Recruitment and Retention Initiative (RRI) pursuant to FY20 Proviso 1A.54. Williston School District is a 2019-20 participant in the RRI. The Program gives classroom teachers the opportunity to apply for up to $5,000 to be used to help pay down undergraduate loan balances.

Classroom teachers who wish to apply must complete the application and all required documentation must be delivered to CERRA between June 15, 2020 and August 7, 2020.

Applications and required documentation delivered before June 15, 2020, or after August 7, 2020, will not be considered.

Palmetto EAP 2020 Spring Newsletter


Distance Learning In Action

WE Scholars completing school work from home

South Carolina Remote Learning

Digital teaching and learning resources for teachers, parents, and students

South Carolina Department of Education launched SCRemoteLearning.com, a website offering digital teaching and learning resources for teachers, parents and students during the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Certificate of Online Teaching

Computer Science Professional Development Week

The 5th annual DIG STEM Festival has been postponted due to the COVID-19, Coronavirus.

The event is now scheduled for Saturday, September 26, 2020 on Main Street in Williston, SC.

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please find more information about our event, sponsorship tiers, exhibits and more at the link below or email info@digdp.org

For additional information click here

Oppotunities for SC Educators

Resources for South Carolina Educators

While Conducting Remote Learning

SMDSC Scholarship

Society of Mayflower Descendants of SC (SMDSC)

2020 Contest Theme: "How did your ancestor(s) break barriers in history?"


Williston-Elko High School Graduation