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GREER EDUCATION From March 2015


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World's 'grand challenges' come into focus for engineer students
MAR 31, 2015

Freshmen engineering students will be given a piece of aluminum foil, a coffee filter, a cup and a plastic container. They will try to purify water that has been tainted with a mixture of pollutants.
 

By PAUL ALONGI

Clemson University

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SCPTA honors two Riverside High School teachers
MAR 30, 2015

Betty Templeton receives SCPTA award from Clifford Fullmore, SCPTA president.

Betty Templeton, curriculum resource teacher at Riverside High School, and Susan Mayberry, math teacher at Riverside, have been honored by the South Carolina PTA.

Templeton was named Support Staff Person of the Year, and Mayberry was name Support Teacher of the Year.

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Riverside High School band program recognized for excellence
MAR 30, 2015

Riverside High School Orchestra

The Riverside High School Orchestra scored the highest rating of "Superior," performing grade V-VI music at the recent South Carolina Band Directors Association's Concert Festival.

The PRIDE of Riverside Winterguard and Indoor Percussion Ensemble competed in the CIPA Contest at Laurens High School on March 14 and took 3rd place in their respective classes.

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Creations on display at Shining Stars Arts Night
MAR 30, 2015

Creations on display at Shining Stars Arts Night

Skyland Elementary School  displayed students' creations at Shining Stars Arts Night March 23.

This night was organized by art teacher Angie Bryant and spotlighted the integration of arts at Skyland Elementary.

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Blue Ridge High School FBLA wins recognition at State Leadership Conference
MAR 30, 2015

FBLA members, pictured from back left to right: Marc Western, Gabby Leonard, Jonathan Coggins, Wilton Smith, Addison Callahan, Hannah Pendergrass, Shadda Corwin, Taylor Holton, Savannah Reeves, Isabel Greene, Abrianna Hill, Heather Fitch, Charlee Wilkerson, Hannah Cox, Hailey Chapman, Alicia DiPerri, Karlee Gibson, McKylie Bowen, Stephanie Casey-Collins, and Emily Steadman.

Members of the Blue Ridge High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter won recognition in several competitive events at the FBLA State Leadership Conference held in Charleston March 19-22.

More than 2,000 students from South Carolina competed in the two-day program. The Blue Ridge chapter had 19 members attending the two-day conference.

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Online registration open for iMove 5K Run/Walk
MAR 30, 2015

Online registration is now open for RMS's annual iMove 5K Run/Walk to benefit Safe Harbor.

The event will be held Saturday, May 2, at 9 a.m. at the Riverside Middle School campus.

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'60 Minutes' broadcast includes Upstate grad who survived clinical cancer trial
MAR 27, 2015

Stephanie Lipscomb, far right, will be in the '60 Minutes' broadcast Sunday featuring a successful clinical cancer trial she survived.
 

By TAMMY E. WHALEY
USC Upstate 

Stephanie Lipscomb battled aggressive brain cancer not once, but twice, as a student in the Mary Black School of Nursing at the University of South Carolina Upstate.

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Experts warn of looming threats to water and energy security
MAR 25, 2015

By Paul Alongi

Clemson University

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RMS Community Spirit Night is March 26
MAR 17, 2015

RMS Community Spirit Night is March 26

Riverside Middle School will host its annual Community Spirit Night on Thursday, March 26 from 5-7:30 p.m.

Local restaurants will have food available for purchase, and you can learn more about local community services.

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Greer High virtual enterprise team's state title run snapped
MAR 16, 2015

The Virtual Enterprise team at Greer High School, the state’s winningest school in the competition, will not be going to the National Business Plan competition in New York City next month.

Ever Ready, of St. James High School, won the business plan competition at the South Carolina Trade Show in Myrtle Beach and advances to the national competition. Life’s PuriTEA of Byron Nelson High School in Trophy Club, Texas, is also advancing.

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Exercise programs for disabled help promote health, prevent disease
MAR 13, 2015

SCI Total Fitness is an online fitness program for individuals, pictured above, with disabilities that remove the barriers of getting to the gym. 
 

By KIM WOOTEN

For GreerToday.com

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RHS students finalists in writing contest
MAR 13, 2015

RHS students finalists in writing contest

Four Riverside High School seniors have been named finalists in the University of South Carolina Writing Contest.

Abigail Fourspring, Nathan Minsk, Annika Imai and Sarah Saddoris will be published in the USC Press young writers anthology and will compete March 14 to determine overall state winners.

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Music, math, reading and writing summer camps registration available
MAR 13, 2015

Kay Young, who teaches piano and music, is accepting registrations for all the Parks and Recreation summer camps.
 
 

The Greer City Parks & Recreation Department summer camps are scheduled for June 22-26 and July 20-24 at the Cannon Centre. Each camp is two hours per day for five days and the cost is $70 for the week.

Registration deadline is June 10 at 5 p.m. for June 22 camps and July 10 for July camps.

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Pannell voted interim president at North Greenville
MAR 12, 2015

Randall Pannell was voted interim president at North Greenville University by the school’s board of trustees today.
 

Randall Pannell was voted interim president at North Greenville University by the school’s board of trustees today. Pannell begins his duties effective immediately.

NGU President Dr. Jimmy Epting’s announcement of his sabbatical and retirement is effective June 1.

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Riverside rules state speech and debate championships
MAR 9, 2015

Riverside High School dominated the state speech and debate competition in Class 4A. RHS won overall and class titles, 8 individual championships and earned 30 individual awards overall.
 

The Riverside Speech and Debate Team concluded its undefeated season with a fourth consecutive state championship at Berkeley High School on Saturday.

Riverside earned the overall and Class 4A championships, two separate titles.

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Unsung heroes of computer programming awarded top honor
MAR 9, 2015

Clemson's Matthew Saltzman and members of a research foundation were honored with a prestigious computer programming award.
 

By Paul Alongi

Clemson University

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District Five students required to make up four missed class days
MAR 9, 2015

Spartanburg District Five students will makeup four class days –  two full and two half – this year, due to winter weather postponements (Feb. 17, 18, 24,26) caused by snow and ice. South Carolina law mandates students make up the missed days.

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Hudson, Buena Vista 5th grader, has proud memory of naturalization process
MAR 6, 2015

Sandra Rivera became a naturalized citizen Friday in a ceremony at Buena Vista Elementary School. Dick Pierce, right, helped mentor her during the process.
 
 

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Emma Hudson and her fifth grade classmates at Buena Vista Elementary witnessed the naturalization ceremony for approximately 30 new United States citizens Friday morning.

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Princesses accompany Greer queens to Miss S.C. workshop
MAR 5, 2015

Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, and princess Ella Jane Lee at the Miss South Carolina workshop last weekend.
 
 

Anna Brown, Miss Greater Greer, and Emma Kate Rhymer, Miss Greater Greer Teen, have selected their princesses for their reign during this pageant year.

Ella Jane Lee is the princess for Brown.

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Makeup school days announced for Greenville County
MAR 4, 2015

Greenville County public school students will make up their first missed school day on Monday, March 9 and will make up two more days on Monday, April 6 and Friday, June 5.

State law requires school districts to include three makeup days in their calendar and specifies that additional missed days must be made up by scheduling attendance days including Saturdays and/or extending school days.

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