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GREER EDUCATION From December 2012


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Greer High 3rd Block Challenge collects $1,200, over 1,500 books
DEC 26, 2012

The Greer High Choir Concert will be airing on the Charter 99 school district channel at 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays during break. The Honor Choir performed at the Cascades, a retirement/assisted living home in Greenville.

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The holidays are exciting at Washington Center
DEC 20, 2012

Washington Center students in Heather Petrusick’s class celebrate Santa’s arrival.

Thanks to many friends and community supporters, the holiday season was merry for the students attending Washington Center.

The Klaver Klub (a community sorority from Beck and Hughes Middle School) purchased gifts for every child.  

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Washington Center students learn gift of giving
DEC 20, 2012

Washington Center students Cleveland Davis, left, and Paul Barnette, right, assisted by teacher McKenzie Riley, create baked treats as gifts for the school staff.

During the month of December, McKenzie Riley’s class learned that  winter holidays are also known as the giving season.  

To illustrate this point, his class went on two community-based instruction trips. The project took several days and was completed over a two-week time period.  

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Washington Center Students learn all about percussion instruments
DEC 20, 2012

Washington Center students enjoyed percussion instruction by parent John Dalby (left) as Robert Poole (Para-educator) and Music Teacher Julie Dail assist student Davis Dalby in playing the drums.

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Riverside Middle School news and announcements
DEC 19, 2012

News and annoucements from Riverside Middle School

Ice cream sundaes will be sold Friday, Jan.  4 in the school’s cafeteria. The cost is $2.  

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Young inducted into Greenville Tech into Phi Theta Kappa
DEC 19, 2012

Bridget Lorraine Young was inducted into the Alpha Zeta Sigma Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Greenville Technical College.

Young, from Chicopee, Mass., majoring in Health Related Professions, is the daughter of Jim Leclerc and Marylou Kaniecki of Mass., and is married to Joseph Young of Greer.

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Williams' Eagle Scout project gives neighborhood a facelift
DEC 18, 2012

Charles Williams found that he led by example on the Eagle Scout project. If he wanted work to be done, it was his job to initiate it.

Charles Williams has spent his young life working toward becoming an Eagle Scout. The senior at Christ Church completed the project just before he turned 18-years-old last month, a requirement for Eagle Scouts.

Williams led a team of volunteers building four picnic tables, each about 8-feet long, at Greentown Park and landscaping signage area at Moss Street. Ann Cunningham, Director for Greer Parks and Recreation approved the project.

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Riverside students sponsor Angel Tree children
DEC 17, 2012

Riverside High School's Representative Committee is sponsoring 11 children from the Salvation Army's angel tree program.

Students took the wish list from 11 children and divided it among their Home Room classes.

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Blue Ridge Middle School students help charities
DEC 17, 2012

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Washington Center students make their own holiday cards
DEC 17, 2012

Washington Center student Blake King creates Holiday cards during Adaptive Art Class.

Washington Center students are celebrating the holidays with glitter and glitz.

In Amanda Wakely's Adaptive Art, classes learned that different cultures around the world send cards as greetings. Many were surprised to hear that the ancient Egyptians even left greetings on papyrus scrolls.

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Volunteers wanted at Greer Learning Center
DEC 12, 2012

The Greer Learning Center is seeking volunteers to provide instruction in reading, writing, math, pre-GED, basic computer skills, English as a second language and WorkKeys. 

Morning and evening opportunities are available and training is provided.  No teaching or foreign language experience is necessary.

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RMS student participates in PPK competition in Charlotte
DEC 12, 2012

Greenville City Council presented a plaque to Lauren Morelli at a meeting to honor her PPK accomplishments and.

Lauren Morelli, a sixth-grade student at Riverside Middle School, recently competed in the Carolina Panthers' NFL Punt, Pass and Kick (PPK) Team Championship competition in Charlotte. She earned the honor by winning the Greenville County PPK in the 10-11 girls division and then swept through the sectionals at Pickens.

Greenville City Council presented a plaque to Morelli at a meeting to honor her accomplishments and wish her well.

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Scholarship helps students traveling to Istanbul
DEC 12, 2012

These Greenville Tech students will travel to Instanbul during spring break. Left to right: Katie Baker, Daniel Martinez, Professor Margaret Taylor, Mary Louise Mims, Jaton Albritton, Rosa Guild and Valerie Wiser.
 

Daniel Martinez from Greer is among five students from Greenville Technical College that will travel to Istanbul over spring break thanks to a travel scholarship made possible by Mary Louise Mims.

The students are part of a 10-person group traveling with sociology professor Margaret Taylor on a photojournalism adventure. The participants will compare American life to Turkish life through development of a photo journal.

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Miss Wade Hampton Taylors pageant Jan. 19
DEC 11, 2012

Miss Wade Hampton Taylors and Teen pageant will be held Saturday, Jan. 19 at 6 pm at J. Harley Bonds Career Center.

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

Email crownblueridgequeens@gmail.com for questions.

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Report: State can do more to protect kids from tobacco
DEC 11, 2012

Report: State can do more to protect kids from tobacco

South Carolina ranks 32nd in the nation in funding programs to prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit, according to a national report released by a coalition of public health organizations.

 

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GMCC news on athletics, donation, board member and enrollment
DEC 11, 2012

Greer Middle College Charter High School had four athletes selected to all-Region fall sports teams. The players are:

Cross Country

Tori Cooper

Micah Williams

James Page

Volleyball

Diane Frank

In other news:

• The Sargent Foundation donated $25,000 to the school.

• Jack Brunson is a new board member

• Enrollment for the 2013-2014 school year is available here.

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Blue Ridge Air Force Junior ROTC instructors, cadets 'Exceeds Standards'
DEC 10, 2012

Air Force Junior ROTC instructors and cadets of Blue Ridge High School earned an overall unit assessment score of “Exceeds Standards,” the highest rating attainable, during their rated unit evaluation in October.

Lieutenant Colonel David Rogers and Master Sergeant Fred A. Fuller of Blue Ridge High provided outstanding leadership in administering the cadet centered citizenship program. The Blue Ridge High cadets performed exceptionally well and took great pride in leading and accomplishing their unit goals. 

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Students at Washington Center have been busy completing their letters to Santa.
DEC 7, 2012

Washington Center students and staff display letters written to Santa while learning writing and social studies skills during Sarah Ashworth’s Daily Living class. Read More


Eastside's Adams to perform with Placido Domingo, Renee Flemming
DEC 5, 2012

Sarah Adams of Eastside High School has earned an all-expenses paid trip to Miami, Fla., to rehearse and practice with international music icons Placido Domingo and Renee Flemming.

Sarah Adams, a student at Eastside High School, was among only 10 students in voice selected nationally to rehearse and perform with Placido Domingo and Renee Flemming in Miami, Fla.

Adams applied to the Young Arts Foundation and was among the students chosen to go on an all-expense paid trip to Miami for a week of rehearsals and performances, Jan. 5-13, with the opera icons. Adams’ performance is scheduled Monday, Jan. 8.

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Riverside Middle School news and announcements
DEC 5, 2012

Riverside Faculty Basketball Team.

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