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GREER EDUCATION From July 2016


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Orientation for new Greer High students, freshmen is set
JUL 30, 2016

Orientation for new Greer High students, freshmen is set

Orientation for upperclassmen new to Greer High School will be held Aug. 11 from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Freshman orientation is Aug. 11 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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10 tips to stop the summer slide
JUL 29, 2016

10 tips to stop the summer slide

Learning shouldn't stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide.

The key is finding ways to make reading fun, combining education and entertainment for an activity kids can truly enjoy, said Kate DiCamillo, a two-time Newbery Medal Award-winning author and the 2016 Collaborative Summer Library Program National Summer Reading Champion.

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Overhead athletes have heavy demands on shoulders lifted high and using great force
JUL 28, 2016

Dr. John Lucas heads the sports performance and sports injury programs available through Spartanburg Regional’s Sports Medicine program.
 

By Dr. John Lucas

Sports Medicine Institute

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City Hall locked down as youth brandishes a weapon on social media and posts 'things about to get real'
JUL 28, 2016

A juvenile caused a short lockdown at Greer City Hall Tuesday when he posted a photo on social media pointing a weapon at the complex with the caption “things about to get real”.
 

A juvenile caused a short lockdown at Greer City Hall Tuesday when he posted a photo on social media pointing a weapon at the complex with the caption “things about to get real”.

The Greer Police Department considered it a possible terrorist threat. All available patrol units and command staff responded to Greer City Hall and the building was thoroughly searched for any active possible shooter, according to the GPD report.

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Greenville County School District, City of Greer lock up 5-year renewal with RMS athletic fields
JUL 26, 2016

Greenville County School District, City of Greer lock up 5-year renewal with RMS athletic fields

The School District of Greenville County and the City of Greer have renewed a lease agreement for the softball/baseball and football fields at Riverside Middle School.

The 5-year renewal, $1 a year, is effective Sept. 1 through August 2021. The city will play for all utilities associated with the fields while using the facilities.

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Girl Scouts build Little Free Libraries at Greer area parks
JUL 25, 2016

Girl Scout Troop 811 of service unit 636 has built and installed two Little Free Libraries.
 

Girl Scout Troop 811 of service unit 636 has built and installed two Little Free Libraries in Greenville County – Century Park Kids Planet and St. Giles Presbyterian Church on Hudson Road.

The libraries were part of the Junior’s Bronze award project in which they contribute to an ongoing program. The little free libraries are a “give a book, take a book” program that is within easy access to the public to help encourage literacy in both children and adults.

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NGU named among best Christian universities in the South
JUL 20, 2016

North Greenville University ranks fifth in the 25 Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the South for 2017 by Christian Universities Online (CUO).

The methodology behind this ranking began with schools that are members or member eligible of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU). Publicly available data for these schools were collected in five categories. These categories are faculty-to-student ratio, percent of full-time beginning undergraduates receiving grant or scholarship aid, selectivity, overall retention rate and overall graduation rate. Each category received equal weight in calculating the final ranking.

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Goodnight, smartphone: Power down before bed for a good night's rest
JUL 19, 2016

Goodnight, smartphone: Power down before bed for a good night's rest

Checking email or flipping through channels instead of sleeping? Playing video games or browsing social media in bed? If you want to catch some quality ZZZs, you should put down that smartphone.

The National Sleep Foundation reports nearly 90 percent of adults sleep with at least one electronic device in their bedroom. However, staring at a screen after 9 p.m. can zap your body of energy, turning you into a zombie the next day. To get a good night's rest, consider shutting off all electronics before climbing into bed.

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Did you know there are thousands of unique butterflies? How many can you identify?
JUL 19, 2016

Cabbage white butterfly

From those small cabbage whites to the largest swallowtails, there are thousands of unique and beloved butterfly species on the planet. Many of us see them outside every day in the spring and summer, but how much do you know about these colorful insects?

Here are 10 fascinating facts to consider next time you cross a butterfly's path.

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Free OB ultrasounds offered at Greenville Tech
JUL 18, 2016

Students in the ultrasound lab under direct supervision perform these ultrasounds. Live 4D scanning will be performed and 3D pictures will be provided to all patients.
 
 

The Diagnostic Medical Sonography program at Greenville Technical College is offering appointments to the public for free OB ultrasounds at the Barton Campus through November.

Students in the ultrasound lab under direct supervision perform these ultrasounds. Live 4D scanning will be performed and 3D pictures will be provided to all patients.

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Jerome Singleton, SCHSL commissioner, is president-elect for National High School Association
JUL 16, 2016

Jerome Singleton, commissioner of the South Carolina High School League, was elected by the National Federation of State High School Associations Board of Directors as president-elect for 2016-17.
 

Jerome Singleton, commissioner of the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL), was elected by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Board of Directors to the position of president-elect for 2016-17.

Gary Musselman, executive director of the Kansas State High School Activities Association, is the new president of the (NFHS) for this year. Singleton will serve as president in 2017-18.

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Upstate high school students to perform at 2017 Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland
JUL 5, 2016

Cast members of The Academy of Arts Ministries who perform at the Logos Theatre in Taylors.
 

 

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Greer teachers, Jennifer Myers and Donna Martin, return from academic Holocaust education seminar
JUL 1, 2016

Donna Martin was among 28 middle and high school teachers from the United States, Croatia and Poland chosen to be 2016 Alfred Lerner Fellows.
 
 

Greer teachers Jennifer Myers and Donna Martin have just returned from an intensive academic Holocaust education seminar where internationally lauded Holocaust historians and educators focused on the future of Holocaust Education for students in Middle and High Schools throughout the world.

Myers and Martin were two of 28 middle and high school teachers from Croatia and Poland chosen to be 2016 Alfred Lerner Fellows and to delve into the complex history of the Holocaust as well as discuss new teaching techniques for introducing the subject of the Holocaust into their classrooms.

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