Congratulations to Susan Cox, our 2019 teacher of the year for J. Paul Truluck Creative Arts and Science Magnet School!


 March Breakfast Menu
March Lunch Menu


Our students had a great trip to Coastal Carolina to compete in this year's National History Day competition.  We appreciate their dedication and hard work!


 4K registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be March 14 and 15, 2019 for the following schools:

JC Lynch Elementary School 389-3323
Lake City Early Childhood Center for the Arts 374-2353
Olanta Creative Arts and Science Magnet School 396-4457
​Scranton Elementary STEAM Academy 389-2531

To pre-register your child for 4K, call to schedule an appointment and bring the following documents.  Parents cannot pre-register without these documents.  These are photo identification, state-issued birth certificate, proof of income or Medicaid card, properly completed immunization certificate, and proof of residency (current electric bill displaying service address and billing date).


 JPT's BETA Club has safely returned from the SC Convention and look at all the fun they had in Myrtle Beach!  Thank you to all of the students for representing JPT so well!


Congratulations to 7th grader, Kristan McKnight for winning the JPT school-wide spelling bee.  We are excited for Kristan to represent JPT at FMU soon!



 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 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.


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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