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Mission and Vision
VISION

Where students become ethical and productive citizens -- achieving excellence, embracing innovation, and forging new traditions.

SCHOOL MOTTO

Excellence...One Star At A Time

MISSION

Laurens County School District 56 and Joanna-Woodson Elementary will provide a world class education driven by integrity, teamwork, and perseverance through a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Miss Camille's Kindergarten Class dressed up as Pilgrims and Indians having Thanksgiving Dinner at school. 🦃
  • One of Mrs. Young's 4th grade class having fun learning! #LearningIsFun #JoannaStars #WeAreAPride
  • JWS GT Class toured Big Gun Robotics in Newberry yesterday. It was a very informative visit and our students learned a lot. Thanks to BGR for this opportunity!
  • Yankee Candle Fundraiser is in & has overtaken Mrs. Ashley's office! Please pick up soon! We will be here until 4PM!
  • In a world where you can be anything, BE KIND! #ChooseKindness #JoannaStars #WorldKindnessDay
  • Tree Ring
    Congratulations to Joanna-Woodson Elementary School on being a TreeRing Green Yearbook School! Since you've sold 131 yearbooks, we'll be working with our partner, Trees for the Future, to plant that many trees in your school's name.

Health

18 days ago

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Listed below are the curriculum resources Laurens County School District 56 uses for Health Education.

5K
Harcourt- Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention 
 
1st Grade
Harcourt-Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
 
2nd Grade
Harcourt- Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
 
3rd Grade
Harcourt -Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
 
4th Grade
Harcourt -Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
 
5th Grade
Harcourt- Health and Fitness
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Preventionssault Prevention 
 
6th Grade
Holt -Decisions for Health
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
ETR Associates- Sex Can Wait: An Abstinence-Based Sexuality Curriculum 
 
7th Grade
Holt -Decisions for Health
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
 ETR Associates-Sex Can Wait: An Abstinence-Based Sexuality Curriculum 
 
8th Grade
Holt- Decisions for Health
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention
ETR Associates- Sex Can Wait: An Abstinence-Based Sexuality Curriculum 
 
9th -12th Grade
Cengage Learning-Health Science Career Exploration
Holt- Lifetime Health
Fearon- Pacemaker Health 3rd Ed.
ETR Associates-Safe Choices  1&2
SCDE-Comprehensive Health Instructional Units and Resources for Sexual Abuse and Sexual Assault Prevention

Health Education Pacing Guides

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Middle School

High School