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Laurens County School District 55

Some District 55 elementary students to begin full return mid-October

From the Wednesday, Sept. 30 issue of The Laurens County Advertiser Laurens, SC – With a five to two vote, Laurens District 55 Board of Trustees on Monday night approved Superintendent Dr. Ameca Thomas’ recommendations to begin gradually bringing elementary age children back to school five days a week, and the first group will begin…

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Weekend volunteers sought for Ford Playground installation

Laurens, S.C. – Volunteer opportunities are available Saturday and Sunday at Ford Elementary School, which will be getting a full scale playground thanks to a grassroots effort and a matching gift from District 55. The vision for a playground and fundraising began the first week of June following a visit to the Lucas Avenue, Laurens…

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Voting underway for District 55 bond referendum

The much-anticipated District 55 school bond referendum is sending voters to the polls today, Tuesday, Sept. 5, and their votes will add to the 1,272 absentee votes already cast. There were even more ballots requested, said Lynne West, director of Laurens County Registration & Elections, as 1,352 people had actually asked for the absentee ballots.…

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