For the week of December 17-20, J. Paul students and staff are encouraged to celebrate the Christmas season by dressing up as the following:

Monday - Wear your Christmas colors.
Tuesday - Dress as your favorite Christmas character.
Wednesday - Wear your favorite Christmas pajamas.
Thursday - Wear your ugliest Christmas sweater.

Thursday, December 20th will also be an early dismissal day.  Students will dismiss at 11:50 A.M.  We will also host Club Day.


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 $25.00. 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. The price goes up to $ 30.00 after January 1st, so reserve yours today!

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


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


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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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