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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Riverside Middle will be hosting its first RMS Reads Family Book Club on Monday, Dec. 3.
Parents, teachers, students and staff are invited to have dinner and share the book Wonder by RJ Palacio.
North Greenville University has been named to "Forbes’" America’s Best Christian Colleges and America’s Top Colleges lists along with CBSNews "Money Watch" Best Professors list.
"Forbes" annual lists are released by Institutional Research and Evaluation, Inc. and CBS "Money Watch" posts the Best Professors rankings released by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity.
Greer Middle College Charter High School, a public charter high school on the Greer Campus of Greenville TechnicalCollege, will have open enrollment for the 2013-2014freshman class Jan. 2, 2013 - Feb. 1, 2013.
While offering students the opportunity to take dual creditcollege classes, students are required to follow a dress code and perform 50 hours a year of volunteer service in the community.
Washington Center recently hosted the annual "Boo in the School" event.
Students, dressed in a variety of costumes, circulated from room-to-room Trick or Treating using voice output technology to request treats.
Greer Middle College Charter High School raised $10,500 toward the purchase of a school bus at this year's Fall4GMC festival.
Hot chocolate, coffee and Chick-Fil-A chicken biscuits will be sold every Friday through December to raise money for GMC'?s Arts Intersession program. Drive-thru service will be available from 7:30-8. Prices are $1for coffee or hot chocolate and $3 for chicken biscuits.
Representatives form Hillcrest High School recently presented a $8,640 check to Washington Center. The money will be used for physical therapy equipment for students' orthopedic needs.
In appreciation, Washington Center presented a canvas art gift of thankful hands to Hillcrest High School.
The Psi Beta Chapter at Spartanburg Methodist College inducted 17 new members today, four from Byrnes High School.
The Psi Beta Chapter at SMC is an honor society for students in the field of Psychology. They must have completed all Psychology classes with a B or higher, and carried an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher to be accepted into Psi Beta. The new members include who graduated Byrnes High School are: