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GREER EDUCATION From July 2013


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Lee is new principal at Northwood Middle School
JUL 30, 2013

Treva Lee is the new principal at Northwood Middle School in Taylors.

Lee was an assistant principal at Eastside High School last year. He replaces Richard Griffin who retired in June.

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Mathis' year just got a little longer as Greer Middle Principal
JUL 30, 2013

Bruce Mathis took over for Greer Principal Marion Waters for a short time during his illness last fall. He crowns Chelsea Jones the 2012 Homecoming Queen in this photo.
 

Bruce Mathis only has to walk about 200 yards to begin his new teaching assignment this year.

Mathis, 12 years assistant principal at Greer High School, is the new principal at Greer Middle School, an International Baccalaureate School.

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Greer area students awarded $1,000 grants from Rotary Club of Greenville
JUL 24, 2013

Jordon Sammons from Blue Ridge High School received her grant as her dad observed.

The Rotary Club of Greenville awarded four scholarships of  $1,000 each to Greer area high school graduates for their outstanding scholastic and community service the past year.

Jordon Sammons (Blue Ridge High School), Elijah Williams (Greer Middle College High School), and Lizeth Morales and Kendall Witt of Mauldin High School were honored at the Rotary Club of Greenville Tuesday.

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Greer's Purcell takes school choice message to Capitol Hill
JUL 22, 2013

Beth Purcell, (second from left) South Carolina President, joined the national PublicSchoolsOptions.org board of directors on Capitol Hill. Joining Purcell in the photo with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott are Cherie Nielson from Virginia (treasurer), Alisa Hug, Georgia director, and Sandy Smith, Michigan director.

Beth Purcell, from Greer, was among parents who spent time on Capitol Hill last week to update legislators on the status of public school choice in South Carolina.

Purcell is president of the national PublicSchoolsOptions.org and state chair of the South Carolina chapter. She and other state leaders met with South Carolina Senator Tim Scott to champion adding to the menu of public school options including charter, virtual and magnet schools.

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Youth orchestra 2013-2014 schedule has six concerts
JUL 19, 2013

The Greenville County Youth Orchestras (GCYO) has set its 2013-2014 season’s performances.

The newly elected board of directors was also announced.

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Youth Orchestra board members begin new year
JUL 18, 2013

The Greenville County Youth Orchestras (GCYO) has announced its newly elected 2013-2014 board members.

President: Jacqui Rose, Corporate Director of Sales & Marketing, Sycamore Investment Group

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Rodgers defines academics and community service
JUL 16, 2013

Eastside High School graduate Isaac Rodgers is awarded a Mitsubishi Polyester Film $1,500 scholarship at the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. Rose Marchek and Phil Ellenburg of Mitsubishi Polyester Film, left, and Allen Smith and Brent Garrett, far right, made the presentation.
 

Glancing at Isaac Rodgers’ high school resume one would think academic discipline would not be a concern.

Eastside High School precedes Rodgers’ name for Student Body President, Hall of Fame, Principal’s Leadership Award and is sprinkled with golden nuggets of character qualities that make him a prize for colleges.

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Junior Leadership Class XXV is announced
JUL 10, 2013

Junior Leadership Class XXV is announced

The Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce has announced the 24-student Junior Leadership Class XXV.

The program is designed to identify potential leaders from area high schools, stimulate their awareness in the community, develop a spirit of cooperation for the accomplishment of goals, foster communication and understanding between student and community leaders, and to identify opportunities for community involvement.

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SCC downtown campus offering English as transitional course
JUL 9, 2013

Spartanburg Community College’s new downtown campus, opening in August for fall semester, will offer students, whose native language is not English, transitional courses to help them gain a better understanding of the language.

SCC’s English as a second language (ESL) course are designed for individuals who need or want to improve their skills by addressing their unique needs and challenges. Each class offers credit equivalencies for traditional English and reading courses at the transitional level. These courses are not mandatory but may be recommended to struggling students or those who test at the transitional level during the admissions process.

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