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Riverside Middle School news and announcements
AUG 29, 2013

Riverside Middle School Open House is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. A PTSA meeting will follow and then parents will visit students’ classrooms.

 The RMS Volleyball Team will play its first volleyball game of the season on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 5:30 p.m. against Bryson Middle School at Riverside Middle School.

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Washington Center begins new school year
AUG 29, 2013

First year teacher, Rebecca Williams begins the school year preparing her Washington Center classroom. 

Washington Center began the 2013-14 school year with a Meet Your Teacher Afternoon as staff welcomed students and families on the main and early education campus.

The Washington Center PTA, headed by Jane Hart and Karen Grindstaff, greeted parents with the opportunity for PTA involvement.  PTA board members also include Carla Burkhardt, vice president;  Sarah Jane Tollison, treasurer and Michelle Richey, secretary. Susan Budd serves as the PTA liaison for Washington Center at Hollis. 

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GMC students attend national Beta Club convention
AUG 29, 2013

Greer Middle College Charter High School Beta Club members Savannah Ralph, Hannah Spellman, Austin Spence, Asa Reini, and Leighton Higgins attended the National Beta Club convention in Mobile, AL, at the end of July. More 1,000 students attended and roughly 22 states represented.

Students participated by invitation only in various academic competitions. Asa and Leighton both placed in the top 10 in their respective competitions,science and creative writing. Leighton was the only student to represent South Carolina in the writing competition, and Asa was one of three South Carolinians to compete in science.

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2013-2014 Greer Varsity Cheerleaders
AUG 29, 2013

2013-2014 Greer Varsity Cheerleaders

The 2013-2014 Greer High School Varsity Cheerleaders listed in alphabetical order.

Maggie Black

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2013-2014 Greer High School JV Cheerleaders
AUG 29, 2013

2013-2014 Greer High School JV Cheerleaders

The 2013-2014 Greer High School Varsity Cheerleaders listed in alphabetical order:

Mackenzie Cain

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Area students make Greenville Tech's President's List
AUG 28, 2013

Area students make Greenville Tech's President's List

The following students made the President’s List at Greenville Tech. Students must earn 12 semester credit hours in 100-level courses and above and achieve a grade point average of 4.0.

Greer

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Gowdy to speak on Constitution at Greenville Tech program
AUG 27, 2013

U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy will speak at Greenville Technical College’s Constitutional Day program on Sept. 16 on “The Constitution: Rights and Responsibilities in a Participatory Republic.” 

U.S. Congressman Trey Gowdy, Representative for the 4th congressional district, will speak at Greenville Technical College’s Constitutional Day program on “The Constitution: Rights and Responsibilities in a Participatory Republic.”

The public is invited to the event, to be held on Monday, Sept. 16 from 11 a.m. -12:15 p.m. in the UT auditorium (building 104) on the Barton Campus.

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Three easy lunchbox additions to fuel your kid's day
AUG 23, 2013

Three easy lunchbox additions  to fuel your kid's day

StatePoint

What your children eat during the school day not only affects their health and wellness, but proper nutrition can benefit them academically as well. Take care to pack lunches and snacks that will serve your children well on both counts.

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Duren's studies at Greenville Tech earns inside path to manufacturing job
AUG 21, 2013

An aptitude test at Greenville Tech led Reuben Duren an opportunity to put his education to work.

Reuben Duren entered the manufacturing field in July, a milestone marking the end of a long journey and the beginning of a new chapter. Duren graduated Travelers Rest High School in 1999.

Unsure of what he wanted to do, Duren worked construction jobs for several years and got involved in wiring work at a local factory. The automated machines he worked with interested him, so Duren went to Greenville Technical College and took an aptitude test, which indicated potential for engineering careers.

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U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year schedule to demonstrate craft
AUG 20, 2013

Ben Shelton, U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year, will demonstrate his craft Sept. 4 at Culinard in Greenville.

Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Greenville , will host U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year Ben Shelton for a pastry demonstration and lecture to be held Wednesday, Sept. 4, from 10 - 11:30 a.m. at its campus located at 78 Global Drive. The free event is open to current and prospective students of Culinard.

Shelton received first place honors and was named U.S. Pastry Chef of the Year at the 24th Annual U.S. Pastry Competition. Shelton’s winning creation,  “Origins,” which consisted of three components: a chocolate oriented showpiece and blown sugar; an entremet comprised of chocolate, passion fruit, banana and hazelnut layers; and praline bonbons.

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Dean's List students from Spartanburg Community College
AUG 19, 2013

Dean's List students from Spartanburg Community College

Spartanburg Community College’s summer Dean’s List compiled with Greer and Middle Tyger communities and others are remaining students and their communities.

Campobello

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Greer cheerleaders get 1st in competition for 9th straight year
AUG 6, 2013

Kinlie Worthen was selected All American Cheerleader earning her an invitation to participate in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City.

Barbara Martin's video

The Greer High School cheerleaders earned first place for the ninth consecutive year and Kinlie Worten was chosen All-American Cheerleader for the second straight year at the University Cheerleaders Camp (UCA) at Lander University.

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SCC opens center for advanced manufacturing, industrial technologies
AUG 1, 2013

SCC opens center for advanced manufacturing, industrial technologies

Spartanburg Community College (SCC) opened the Center for Advanced Manufacturing & Industrial Technologies (CAMIT) - a division of the College that includes the Automated Technology, Automotive, Electronics and Engineering Technology, Industrial, Machine Tool Technology, Mechanical/Electrical, Mechatronics, and Welding programs.

"For the past 50 years, SCC has stayed true to its original purpose of serving as a tool for economic development by creating a highly-skilled workforce to fulfill industry needs," said Henry C. Giles, Jr., SCC president. "As the manufacturing industry has changed and become more advanced, so has the training SCC offers in these fields. CAMIT represents our changing coursework and emphasis that continues to evolve with industry demands."

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