Greenville County Schools qualified 23 out of 25 students in South Carolina for the 2014 National Speech and Debate Tournament in Overland Park, KS. Fourteen of those 23 qualifiers are Riverside Speech and Debate competitors.
The event marks the conclusion of the 2013–14 high school speech and debate activities for nearly 130,000 students. At the national tournament, qualifiers compete for more than $200,000 in college scholarships in a variety of speech, debate, and performance events. Final rounds are judged by blue-ribbon panels that include former Cabinet members, stage and screen celebrities and acclaimed community leaders.
Riverside Middle School students attended the state Model United Nations Conference at the YMCA Conference Center in Black Mountain, N.C.
The students received awards for the following:
Riverside Middle School Performing Arts students were a big success at Festival Disney last month.
Concert Band, Symphony, Guitar Ensemble and Chorus all performed for nationally acclaimed adjudicators. Each group participated in a Disney Music Workshop — which included sight-reading, discussion about generic preparations in life, what it takes to be successful in life not only in music, but in any profession. Students also prepared and participated in professional recordings.
Katherine (Kate) Malone has been named principal of Riverside Middle School, replacing Eric Williams who will assume principalship of Wade Hampton High School.
Malone is serving as assistant principal/acting principal of Greer Middle School.
Blue Ridge, Greer and Riverside high school baseball seniors were honored last week as the regular season wound down.
Among the seniors were a half dozen who signed grants-in-aid to play baseball in college beginning in the fall.
Muayad Sarhan, Riverside Middle School eighth grader, won third place in the South Carolina’s Letters about Literature contest, sponsored by The Center for the Book and the U.S. Library of Congress.
The RMS Spirit-Fest Night that was held on March 27. Students, Parents, RMS Faculty and Staff, and the Community came out to show their Riverside Royals support by attending the various sporting events, tasting the variety of food offerings from local restaurant vendors, and getting to know what community resources are available for the Riverside community.
Students fly kites in Holocaust Remembrance
Greer beat Blue Ridge 8-5 Monday to take sole possession of the Region II-AAA softball standings.
Greer has won four straight games, three against Region opponents.