• The Gateway Program

    Aiken County sponsors a summer fine arts program for gifted & talented students in grades 3-12. For Summer 2021, it will be at Kennedy Middle School from June 16th - July 22nd. Students can apply/audition in the areas of creative writing, drama, music, and visual arts. More information can be found on the district website.


    Applications for middle and high school students are available here on the district website. Students will need to fill out the application and get 3 recommendations from teachers.

    Teachers who have been asked to fill out a recommendation can access a digital version of the survey here.
    Printable copies of teacher recommendations can be accessed here.


    Both new and returning members must apply, and the deadline for application is December 4th. Audition information will be released on January 8th, and auditions will take place January 30th at Kennedy Middle School.


    Students with specific questions regarding the AC Gateway program or the application can see Ms. Hancock in room 403, or email her at dhancock@acpsd.net.