Welcome To Busbee Creative Arts Academy

School Hours for Summer
 Open from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday
All visitors must check in at Main Office         
501 Bulldog Boulevard, Cayce, SC  29033       Main Office:  803-739-4070   Fax:  803-739-4133

August 5th - 6th Grade's Bulldog Bootcamp  3:00 - 7:00 pm
                     All rising 6th grade students are dropped off at Busbee at 3:00 pm.  Your student will receive their schedule, learn their locker number and combination, learn the daily routine of being a 6th grader at Busbee.    Parents/families will join their student at 5:30 pm to enjoy a cookout in the Busbee cafeteria.

August 14th - "Back-To-School Bash"  2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Families of Busbee Creative Arts Academy, Claude A. Taylor Elementary and Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology, please join us for the annual Back-to-School event that provides FREE school supplies to all students attending these schools.  This year you will also be able to  pick up your student's schedule, visit with our transportation department, cafeteria personnel and athletic personnel to get all your information needed to get your student started on August 19th.  Back-to-School Bash will be held at Busbee Creative Arts Academy.  Parking in rear of building near cafeteria.  

C. R. Hall, Principal and Donna Wilmot, Assistant Principal

Busbee Creative Arts Academy has 315 students, grades six through eight and serves the attendance areas of Cayce and West Columbia, South Carolina.  
Busbee 's curriculum involves teaching strategies that are hands-on, real world, motivating, and interdisciplinary.  The curriculum involves common goals and teacher collaboration and focuses on instruction that is technology and arts enriched.     

2014-2015 Supply List

6th Grade

Highlighters                                        Composition notebook (2)      1-Subject spiral notebook (3)

Pencils                                                 Blue or black pens                   Hand sanitizer (2)

Notebook paper (6)                             Colored pencils                       1 1/2 in. Binder (3)

Pocket folder w/ holes (4)                   Kleenex                                   Dry erase markers

Earbuds                                               Cap erasers                              Glue sticks (1 pkg)      

7th Grade                               

Notebook Paper  (6)                            Black or Blue Ink Pens           Spiral notebook (4)

Dividers (1)                                         Graph paper                            Highlighters

Pencils                                                 Colored pencils                       Index cards

Hand sanitizer                                     Kleenex                                   Earbuds          

Cap erasers                                          1 1/2 inch Binder (3)               Glue sticks (1 pkg)

8th Grade

1 1/2 in. Binder (1)                              Notebook paper (6)                 Pocket folders w/brackets (6)

Subject dividers with pockets             Composition notebooks (4)     1-Subject spiral notebook (4)

Graph paper                                        Pencil pouch                            Highlighters               

Pencils                                                 Blue or black pens                   Markers

Colored pencils                                   Glue sticks (1 pkg)                  Pocket dictionary       

Kleenex                                               Hand sanitizer                         Calculator                   


Items needed for specific classes, such as related arts, will be on the course syllabus.  This will be available when school starts.

2014 Summer Reading
Summary of Guidelines for Middle School 
  • New students who enroll on or before July 31, 2014 will be responsible for the entire summer reading assignment.
  • Students will respond in writing to the Reading Response Sheet questions that are appropriate for his/her book.
  • Completed responses will count as one test or project grade.
  • Completed responses are due by the end of the first week of school.
  • Students will give a book talk during the first week of their English Language Arts class.  Students should bring their book and plan to share a favorite paragraph/excerpt during their book talk.  
Click on the file at the bottom of this page to read the required assignments for Grade 6, 7 and 8.  Please note that assignments are different for students who are taking Advanced English Language Arts 7 and English I Honors.  

Click on the other file below to access the Reading Response Sheet. 

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