The annual Riverside Middle School Dodgeball Tournament will be held in the school’s gymnasium Nov. 12 and 13 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. The cost for teams of five is $25.
Entry forms and fees should be submitted to Coach Brad Johnson.
The students in Anita Davis’ class at the Washington Center learned about apples and pumpkins by taking a virtual trip to a farm, while in their classroom.
First, they read the book, Apples and Pumpkins by Anne Rockwell. They learned that apples grow “up high” in the trees and pumpkins grow “down low” in the field.
For students of Greer Middle College Charter High School interested in girls basketball, conditioning sessions are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday after school. Tryouts will be held on Oct. 30 and 31 at Praise Cathedral. Boys basketball tryouts are scheduled for Oct. 29 – Oct. 31 at Praise Cathedral.
GMC will host an informational meeting for prospective students on Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at Praise Cathedral. Enrollment information is available at www.GreerMiddleCollege.org.
Riverside Middle School students have qualified for the Duke Talent Identification Program. 153 students will be invited to take the SAT or ACT and receive a program guide and newsletter from Duke University. Students who score at the highest level on these tests will be recognized at the state and national level according to their earned score.
Riverside Middle also had many students who just missed qualifying for the program. To qualify, students had to score 95 percent on one or more of a certain group of subtests.
The Lyman Elementary fourth graders are smart.
When the “Read to Feed the Hungry” program was introduced as a class project, 120 students decided they would deliver more canned goods to the Greer Soup Kitchen than any other before them.
Fresh off its win at the SCDBA Class 3A Upper State Championships, the Blue Ridge Corps of Cadets marching band will attempt to claim its eighth state title Saturday at Batesburg-Leesville High School.
"The majority of people we have now haven't won a state championship and a lot of us really want it," said junior drum major Triston Sauvola.
On Sunday, October 30, 1938, Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre took to the airwaves and presented “The War of the Worlds”, a radio show so realistic that it sent the nation into a frenzied panic.
Blue Ridge High School’s Theatre at the Ridge will be stage the same script for its fall play, “War of the Worlds”. The production is by the Theatre of the Ridge.
Haley Coker was crowned Blue Ridge High School Homecoming Queen last Friday night at halftime of the Blue Ridge game with Southside. Coker was escorted by her brother, John. Haley's photo is on the home page.
The individual class representatives were also selected. They are:
Greer Principal Marion Waters is home resting comfortably one week after double heart bypass surgery at Greenville Hospital System’s Heart and Vascular Institute.
“Today I got to go for my first little ride,” Waters said.
For the first time, Riverside Middle School is participating in Project Unify.
Jordan Finley, physical education teacher, announced that the school has been awarded a $1,000 grant to support this endeavor. The goal of Project Unify is to "change perspectives, improve attitudes, enhance relationships, and boost acceptance among all students through the creation of school-based projects and sports opportunities for Special Olympic athletes and student volunteers."
Blue Ridge High School recognizes and honors the special efforts of outstanding students.
Students who exhibit qualities consistent with the school's mission are nominated on a monthly basis by each department for Tiger of the Month.
The Greater Greer Education Foundation raised a record $52,380.50 at its Education Gala held Sept. 20 at the Cannon Centre.
The Gala is the Foundation’s only fundraising event.
Fall has begun at Washington Center with students in Billy Chapman’s class learning about leaves, apples and other fall traditions.
Earlier, students participated in a lesson about hiking, learning what materials they would need to take while participating in an interactive hike using the Promethean Board. Students compared hiking in fall to hiking in summer.
1. Boys 200 Medley Relay with Daniel Harvey, Zach Horton, Lucas McKown and Will Moody - their time was a state meet consideration time
2. Boys 200 Free - Brent Waters
Riverside Middle School news and announcements:
Teacher Workdays are Oct. 18 and 19. No school for students.
The Greenville Tech Foundation has released a commemorative book, “Growing Greenville for 50 Years: A Celebration of Greenville Technical College 1962-2012.”
The book, celebrating Greenville Tech’s 50th anniversary, has been in the works for 18 months compiling decades of information, photos and stories. The book serves as a retrospective of the past 50 years – since 1962.
Sydney Sill, competing as Miss Greater Greer Teen, was officially crowned Miss South Carolina Teen 2012 Sunday in Columbia.
Sill, first runnerup in the Miss South Carolina Teen contest in July, agreed to represent the state when winner Rachel Wyatt was crowned Miss America’s Outstanding Teen 2013 in August. Sill will represent South Carolina in Miss Teen’s statewide duties.