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GREER EDUCATION From November 2012


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Give Thanks arts winners get City Council's attention
NOV 29, 2012

The Giving Thanks art show winners were presented at Greer City Council Tuesday night. 

The Greer Cultural Arts program under the city's Parks and Recreation Department, asked students to submit artwork depicting what they were thankful for at Thanksiving. "The program is free and it gives students who may not be able to afford to enter art contests an opportunity to participate in ours," said Laurie Campbell, Events Supervisor.

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Richardson presented 'Friend Of Five' award at board meeting
NOV 26, 2012

Bunny Richardson, a member of the Greater Greer Education Foundation, was presented an award as a

Bunny Richardson received a “Friend Of Five” recognition award tonight at the District Five school board meeting in Duncan.

Richardson, a Greater Greer Education Foundation board member, received the award from District Five Superintendent Scott Turner. The award is in recognition of Richardson’s support for District Five projects.

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Paralegal seminar series begins Thursday
NOV 26, 2012

An upcoming seminar series in the Spartanburg Methodist College Paralegal Certificate Program will analyze different methods for accessing and recording evidence gathered by social media networks.

Spartanburg County’s 7th Judicial Circuit Solicitor Barry Barnette will be the featured presenter for the first seminar, which will evaluate pitfalls, including new legislation of social media policies and legality, as well as privacy and ethical issues. The seminar will offer practical tips for establishing that an investigation is lawful and responsible and yields credible evidence.

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Illustrator surprises Washington Center students
NOV 20, 2012

Washington Center students Kaylen Horner, left, and Kathryn Burkhardt, along with their teacher Sharon Russo, display original art of Pete the Cat created especially for Washington Center by illustrator James Dean.

Washington Center has been celebrating the "Pete the Cat" craze.

During recent months, several classes used "Pete" as their theme for classroom door and pumpkin decoration contests.  "Pete the Cat" books are favorites throughout the school.  

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Riverside Middle School news and announcements
NOV 20, 2012

Patti Fowler from the S.C. Attorney General's office came to RMS on Nov. 8 to give a parent presentation about Internet safety. Many parents and community members  attended.  

The first basketball game of the season will be Monday, Nov. 26,  at Riverside Middle School  against Hillcrest Middle.  

Girls’ Basketball team members for 2012 are: Emma Buckley, Alexis Clement, Lyric Dickson, Jayln Haynes, Megan Lamb, Heidi Lucas, Patricia Mallary, Katie McManus, Megan Pickett, Addison Steele, Abby Smith, Alex Walden and Lindsay Wise.

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Soldiers get students' best efforts producing Thanksgiving cards
NOV 19, 2012

Sgt. Martin Bowen enjoys being surrounded by the children of the Creative Advancement After School Program at Victor Gym. They produced 708 Thanksgiving cards with verses for all the soldiers processed through Greer and now serving in Kosovo.

When Sgt. Martin Bowen walked through the door into the Victor Park gymnasium the oohs and aahs of the 100-plus children of the After School Program were overwhelming.

Bowen was a guest to thank the children for the 708 cards with verses they mailed to the soldiers processed through the Greer National Guard now serving in Kosovo.. Among them is Greer Police Sgt. Randle Ballenger, who is serving his third deployment overseas.

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Washington Center students celebrating fall
NOV 19, 2012

Washington Center student Breanna Sales and her Para-educator assistant Cala Cater display a fall door hanger craft project to celebrate the season.

The students in Mrs. Lorelei Crutchfield’s Washington Center class have been learning about things seen during fall and the Thanksgiving holidays this month.  

Students participated in various activities using the instructional Promethean Board for counting, sorting and coloring pumpkins, apples and leaves.

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Greer's Woodlee selected for Rhodes Scholarship
NOV 19, 2012

Greer’s Rachel Marie Woodlee has been selected for a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University.

Greer’s Rachel Marie Woodlee has been selected for a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship to attend Oxford University.

Woodlee, a senior majoring in business economics and Chinese language, she’s fluent in Mandarin, and culture, was announced Saturday as one of 32 American students selected as 2013 Rhodes Scholars. The award pays all expenses, valued at $50,000 a year, for up to four years of study at the university in England.

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Riverside Middle School news and announcements
NOV 14, 2012

More than 220 were in attendance Wednesday, Nov. 7, for Breakfast with Dads.

Breakfast with Dads was held Wednesday, Nov. 7,  with more than 220 in attendance. Fathers, grandfathers, and guardians of RMS students enjoyed breakfast while being entertained by two  Riverside Middle pianists, Joshua Woo and Cindy Li. 

Reflections Contest Winners for 2012 are as follows:

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Washington Center students practice Adapted Yoga
NOV 9, 2012

Washington Center student Jasmine Blackstock, with the assistance of Para-educator Kathy Trout, participates in adapted yoga during P.E. class.

The students in Washington Center’s Adapted Physical Education class are practicing a new activity -  adapted yoga.  

The goal of yoga is to calm the nervous system and relax the body.  Yoga is said to help children breathe better, improve attention span, strengthen the body, improve balance and can be a great physical activity.  

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Greer Middle College Charter High School news and announcementse
NOV 9, 2012

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