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Corvin wins most awards in Division of Science and Engineering Fair

Students fly kites for Holocaust Remembrance

Published on Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Madelin Corvin of Riverside Middle School, won more awards than she could carry at the “Greenville County and SC Regional Science and Engineering Fair.” She was 4th overall and, as the photo illustrates, won more awards than any other student in the Junior Division.

Madelin Corvin of Riverside Middle School, won more awards than she could carry at the “Greenville County and SC Regional Science and Engineering Fair.” She was 4th overall and, as the photo illustrates, won more awards than any other student in the Junior Division.



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Students in Hale Edwards’ 7th grade Social Studies classes, and Teryn Traynham’s French 1 class flew kites on the first day of spring. It was part of Holocaust Remembrance and honoring Dr. Janusz Korczak, a children’s author and pediatrician.

Students in Hale Edwards’ 7th grade Social Studies classes, and Teryn Traynham’s French 1 class flew kites on the first day of spring. It was part of Holocaust Remembrance and honoring Dr. Janusz Korczak, a children’s author and pediatrician.

Madelin Corvin took home a haul of awards with her 4th place overall finish in the “Greenville County and SC Regional Science and Engineering Fair.” Corvin won the most awards of any student in the Junior Division.

Her project, “Flip It!” also earned second in Math and honorable mention in Engineering. Corvin received certificates, a trophy, and cash prizes for each award.

• As part of their study of the Holocaust, students in Hale Edwards’ 7th grade Social Studies classes, and Teryn Traynham’s French 1 class flew kites on the first day of spring. It was part of Holocaust Remembrance and honoring Dr. Janusz Korczak, a children’s author and pediatrician. 

Korczak is best known for staying with the children from his orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto when they were sent to Treblinka Death Camp during the Holocaust denying all offers of safety for himself.

Dr. Korzak was also instrumental in writing the Children’s Declaration of Human Rights. The kite flying was in commemoration of the Holocaust, Korczak and a celebration of Peace, Tolerance and Diversity. The project was part of “iearn”, International Education and Resource Network) an international project.

• The RMS library will host a “Grand Event” in conjunction with its book fair on Monday, April 22 from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Grandparents are encouraged to visit the book fair with their grandchildren and enjoy a cup of coffee in the library. All visitors must check in at the front office before proceeding to the library.

Upcoming dates at RMS:

• Spirit Week, April 15-19.

• Band/Chorus/Guitar Field Trip to Disney, April 19.

• Book Fair, April 22-26.

• 7th Grade Field Trip to Dollywood, April 24.

• 8th Grade Dance, April 26.

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