Greer High School's Eden's Coffee and Confections, a virtual enterprise firm, won first place in business brochure, second in booth design and third in business flyer at the Midwest Regional Trade Show and Competition in Tennessee.
Adam Massey teachers the program and his teams are perennial winners in virtual enterprise competitions state, national and international. Eden's represented South Carolina at the competition.
The Reflections Winners for Blue Ridge Middle School are:
The Riverside Speech and Debate Team won the Sweepstakes Championship at the Asheville Cougar Classic with 104 points against 32 teams from South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.
Sam Childers received his Eagle rank at Memorial United Methodist Church on Nov. 22.
Childers’ Eagle service project was building shelves for food storage for Greer Relief. The total project included over 150 hours with 13 volunteers and was completed on July 17.
Shiobhan Fraser, Megan Shuler and Madison Boatright won Miss competitions Saturday night.
Riverside High School collected $75,000 during Spirit Week. RHS students and faculty participated in fundraising activities while staying focused on the goal of helping the campers at Camp Courage.
November Warriors of the Month
Riverside Middle School receives Excellent rating Riverside Middle School achieved an Absolute Rating of Excellent and a Growth Rating of Excellent for the third year in a row.
Students get pointers from Warehouse Theatre
Jonathan Greer, a student at Greenville Technical College, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2014 Coca-Cola Leader of Promise Scholar.
The Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholarship Program provides new Phi Theta Kappa members with financial resources to help defray educational expenses while enrolled in associate degree programs. Scholars are also encouraged to assume leadership roles by participating in PTK programs.
Therapy dogs are coming to Greenville Technical College to help reduce student stress during exams.
Three dogs and their owners will be in the library on the Barton Campus on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 10 a.m. to noon. The dogs are part of Therapy Dogs Incorporated, an organization through which volunteers take their dogs to visit colleges, schools, hospitals, nursing homes, and any facilities where interactions with dogs will benefit people.
The Greater Greer Education Foundation is seeking grant applications from schools and not-for-profit education organizations.
"Thanks to the generosity of the sponsors and donors of the Foundation," Chairman Margaret Burch said, " grant funds are now available for projects, programs and needs of the 27 eligible schools and non-profit educational organizations."
The Barton Community Garden is a thriving green space producing healthy vegetables including lacy lettuce, arugula, parsley, broccoli, cauliflower, onions, and carrots for Greenville Tech.
The garden’s success is a result of productive collaboration between Greenville Tech. Charter High School’s Garden Club, Greenville Forward Gardening for Good, and various departments at Greenville Technical College (GTC). For example, a new sign created by GTCHS Garden Club members and GTC First Year Experience students, and GTC English Professor Kelly Mieszek donated worms to assist with composting.
“Quilters,” like the handmade treasures that form the backdrop of the show, is a patchwork of emotions and memories.
Pieced together from the diaries of pioneer women, this musical history blends laughter, tragedy, childhood, love, faith, and hard work.
Chandler Creek student council representatives wrote about their experiences at the Soup Kitchen on Nov. 4.
Some have already committed, with families, to volunteer during the holidays.
Rep. Trey Gowdy spoke to Lauren Barnwell and Susan Lassiter's Character Education classes recently.
He talked to the students about becoming a person of good character and fulfilling their civic duties.
Ronald Knorr, from Greer, assistant professor at Mercer University’s Tift College of Education, is the recipient of the Teacher of Honor Award from Kappa Delta Pi (KDP), International Honor Society in Education.
After a career as a language arts and social studies teacher, Knorr received his doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Clemson University in 2010. That year, he joined the faculty at Mercer, where he has been responsible for developing curriculum and teaching and advising undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students at various campuses.
One would think scraping food off plates would be least preferred to playing with school friends.
Bailey Jo Phillips was crowned Teen Miss Greer 2015 in the Little Miss South Carolina's Easley, Greer, Pickens County preliminary on Monday. Phillips was also crowned both overall queen and color photogenic.
The LMSC teen category includes ages 16-19.
Blue Ridge High School recently installed members of the school's first Key Club.
The installation ceremony was held Oct. 27.