By PAUL ALONGI
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
By TAMMY E. WHALEY
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.
By Paul Alongi
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.
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.
By KIM WOOTEN
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.
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.
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.
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.
By Paul Alongi
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.
Emma Hudson and her fifth grade classmates at Buena Vista Elementary witnessed the naturalization ceremony for approximately 30 new United States citizens Friday morning.
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.
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.