This is the final news submission for Riverside Middle School.
Last day of school for students will be Wednesday, June 5 (makeup exam days June 6)
Students in Mrs. Hale Edwards’ 7th grade social studies class participated in an Art in History Project based on the Butterflies of Terezin and the Poem, “The Butterfly” as part of their year-end review on the Holocaust.
• Riverside Middle School has received a $4,300 grant from the Kinder Morgan Foundation. The money will be used to purchase Vex Robotics Kits for the Gateway to Technology Program at Riverside Middle School.
Riverside High School students made James’s wish come true and then some.
“Riverside High School students not only raised funds to grant the full cost of James’s wish, they raised close to $10,000. This is the highest amount raised by any South Carolina school during the 2012/2013 school year,” Megan Harding, spokesperson for Make-A-Wish South Carolina.
Seventh-graders Samuel Childers, Hannah Garity, and Annlie King were recognizedrecently at Furman University. The students qualified at the grand level and scored at or better than 90 percent of recent high school graduates who tested on at least one part of the ACT or the SAT.
The students have been invited to a special recognition ceremony at Duke University. Only about a 3 percent of all the participants in the Duke TIP Talent Search Program qualify.
Riverside High School teacher Steve Johnson has written a book, "Unknown Wars that Changed History." The book will be out in the fall.
He also will have an article, "France's Nightmare in Vietnam 1857-1884," published in the July issue of Military Heritage Magazine.
Riverside Middle School thanks all of the volunteers who participated in the Hands on Greenville Day 2013.
Volunteers included 75 from Hayssen Sandiacre Machinery Support, 20 from RMS and 6 from Grace Church. The volunteers planted shrubs, painted the office area, spread 15 yards of mulch, and distributed 3,000 bottles of water and snacks for PASS testing.
Samuel Childers, Hannah Garity and Annlie King, 7th graders at Riverside Middle School, participated in the Duke TIP program and received national and state recognition for their SAT scores.
Earning state recognition were: