JPT will hold its next Parent Orientation Meeting and Open House for all prospective students and families this Monday, February 25th at 6:00 pm.  We hope to see you there! 

Also, remember that JPT is still accepting applications for the
2019-2020 school year.
Click on the image below to fill out the online application.


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!


 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 -

Girls Track 4 PM at the LCHS Track -

Softball 4 PM at the LCHS Softball Field -


 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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