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Shannon Forest always needs more drivers for IMPACT Service Days, and this is a great way for you as parents to be involved at our school!  Spring IMPACT Day is Friday, March 29.  Parent drivers need to report to the Upper School Gymnasium by 8:00 a.m. and be available until approximately 1:00 p.m.  If you are available and willing to drive students to their assigned organizations on March 29, please email Becky Brice at


International Day

Shannon Forest is excited to celebrate the diverse countries and cultures from our school community on Friday, March 1.

Students in KT - 5th Grade will enjoy cultural lessons, music, games and food from Germany, Greece, Holland, Japan, Slovakia and Sweden.

Upper School students will have a special break featuring snacks from around the world.  Please consider donating 25 servings of a food or snack that is meaningful to your family's heritage.  Snacks can be dropped off between 7:30 - 11:00 a.m. in the Upper School Cafeteria on Friday, March 1. Sign up at the link below:

All students are encouraged to wear a native costume, jersey or even a hat representing their family’s heritage!  *All clothing must adhere to the Dress Code in the Parent/Student Handbook.



The only way to permanently capture all of the memories of Shannon Forest’s 50th year is by making sure you get a copy of the 2019 yearbook!  The current cost is $73 for this hard cover, all-color yearbook.  The final date to order is Friday, February 22.

Click HERE to order your 2019 Yearbook today!

If you’d prefer to pay with cash or check, please make checks payable to First Presbyterian Academy, Inc. (or FPA).    

Support Shannon Forest With A Yearbook Ad

Do you own your own business? Would you like to gain recognition for your business and support Shannon Forest at the same time?  Consider advertising your business in the 50th Anniversary Edition of the Shannon Forest Christian School yearbook!  Hundreds of copies of the yearbook are sold each year, so your ad will be seen by many in the Greenville area.  The deadline for receiving business ads is Monday, February 25.  For information regarding sizes and prices, please contact our Yearbook Adviser Mrs. Jen Malone at Please note that all business ads you purchase are tax deductible. Thank you for your consideration in partnering with Shannon Forest Christian School!    


2019 Spirit Week eBlast

Student Council is gearing up for a fun-filled Spirit Week leading up to Homecoming 2019 at The Forest, Monday, January 14 - Friday January 18!

Monday: American Day - Dress in your red, white & blue!

·       Celebrate USA pride at the night’s Basketball action vs. Anderson Christian

Junior Varsity Boys - 4:00 p.m.
Varsity Women - 5:15 p.m.
Varsity Men - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday: Character Day - Come dressed as your favorite character!

·       Support our Crusaders in away Basketball action at Greenwood Christian

Middle School Girls - 4:00 p.m.
Middle School Boys - 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Women - 6:15 p.m.
Varsity Men - 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday: Pajama Day - Comfy and cozy is the dress of the day

·       $5 Pancake Breakfast from 7:00 -7:45 a.m. in the Lower School Multi-purpose Room
·       The Lady Crusaders are back to compete in Alumni Volleyball at 7:45 p.m. in the Upper School Gymnasium

Thursday: Throwback Thursday - Dress as a blast from the past!

·       Come cheer on our former Crusaders at the Alumni Basketball game at 7:30 in the Upper School Gymnasium

Friday: Spirit Day - It’s all about Crusaders colors!

·       K5 - 12th Grade Pep Rally at 2:15 p.m. in the Upper School Gymnasium
·       Homecoming Games & Court Presentation

Middle School Girls - 4:00 p.m.
Middle School Boys - 5:00 p.m.
Varsity Women at - 6:15 p.m.
Varsity Men - 7:30 p.m.

·       Tailgate Hamburger plates available for $5 each

All proceeds from this year’s Spirit Week will go to support Set Free Alliance, an organization that provides hope, nutrition, education, spiritual healing and most importantly…freedom to enslaved children in India.

Click HERE to learn more about Set Free Alliance