All JV and Varsity spring sports will hold official tryouts for all FCSD3 students in grades 7-12 beginning Monday, January 28th at the following locations.  The coach's email is also listed for any questions.

Student-athletes must have a current physical on file and must meet all academic and behavior eligibility requirements outlined in the FCSD3 Student-In-Good-Standing Policy.

Current winter sport athletes will have a separate tryout at the conclusion of their current season.

Baseball 4 PM at the LCHS Baseball Field - mapicella@fsd3.org

Boys Soccer 4 PM at the Ward Memorial Stadium - mluna@fsd3.org

Boys Track 4 PM at the LCHS Track - rgraham@fsd3.org

Girls Soccer 4 PM at Ward Memorial Stadium - kmartinez@fsd3.org

Girls Track 4 PM at the LCHS Track - ergraham@fsd3.org

Softball 4 PM at the LCHS Softball Field - ceaddy@fsd3.org


 Click on the image below to view a great video recapping the trip to the Barrier Islands.  Also, scroll to the bottom of this page to read the article that chronicles the great experience everyone had on this wonderful adventure.

Barrier Islands

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Yearbooks are $30.00. If you have not already
purchased one, click on the above image to order one online.  Click on enter school name or type in the code which is 11282. You can order online up until April 20th so reserve yours today!

Robotics Club is every Tuesday from 4:00 to 5:00.

Students completing a project for National History Day can meet every Wednesday from 4:00 to 5:00 to get help and support on the project.


Gaming Club is every Thursday from 4:00 to 5:00.


Click Here to View our Back to School Newsletter

At its regular monthly meeting Thursday night, the Florence County
School District Three board of trustees approved four weather
make-up days for the school days lost to Hurricane Florence.
Your child will have school on these days. They are as follows:

January 3rd
February 22nd
March 15th
April 19th


Parents, click on the above image to access information on standards your child needs to meet to be successful in our global economy.


Teachers and staff, if you are going to be out and need to request sub coverage, please click on the image above.

Welcome to J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Magnet School – home of the Panthers. Students that choose to come here can expect a wonderful and unique educational experience!  Our objectives include an engaging curriculum that meets the following:

1. Prepare students for college with rigorous 21st century courses
2. Provide arts integrated learning experiences
3. Engage students in problem and project based lessons

J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet School will be a premier school of choice by providing arts integration, specialized learning experiences, a rigorous STEM curriculum, and individualized learning environments.  Starting in the 2018-19 school year our school will house grades 6-9.  The plan is to use a phase-in approach to gradually expand and become a 6th-12th grade school by the 2021-22 school year.  We look forward to starting this journey with our students next year!

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