• The Gateway Program

    Aiken County sponsors a summer fine arts program for gifted & talented students in grades 3-12. For Summer 2023, it will be at Kennedy Middle School from June 12th - 30th. Students can apply/audition in the areas of creative writing, dance, drama, choral music, instrumental music, and visual arts. More information, including the digital application, can be found on the district website.

    Applications for middle and high school students are available here as a digital application. Students will need to fill out the application and get 3 recommendations from teachers. Paper applications for MVHS students must be turned in to Ms. Hancock.


    Both new and returning members must apply, and the deadline for application is Monday, December 12th.

    Audition information will be released on January 9th via mail.

    Auditions will take place January 28th at Kennedy Middle School.

    Audition results will be released on February 8th via mail.

    Permission to attend paperwork will be due March 10th.


    Midland Valley 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.


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