Topper Hartness came to visit 8th-grade math classes at Riverside Middle School, where students are currently working on a project-based learning assignment about surface area and volume.
Hartness talked to students about real-life applications of surface area and volume in Hartness International's packaging business.
The Riverside High School Speech and Debate Team won the first-place sweepstakes award at the Sampson Smith Robertson Invitational held Feb. 6 at Southside High School.
Event champions include Sooruj Bhatia and Lucy Wang in Duo Interpretation, Sooruj Bhatia in Program Oral Interpretation, Manu Budidi in Expository Speaking, Michael Gallagher in Declamation, Carol Lee in Humorous Interpretation, Cindy Li in Radio Speaking, Mit Patel in Novice Reading, and Devin Remley in Informative Speaking.
Greer has been approved a grant that will pay for sidewalks on Hammett Bridge Road connecting Riverside High School and Riverside Middle School. The total financial package is $250,000.
Funding for the project is provided $235,000 through the Greenville-Pickens Area Transportation Study and $15,000 from the City of Greer. The project is scheduled in 2017.
Greer City Council honored winners of the City of Greer Black History Month Essay Contest Tuesday night at City Hall.
It turned out to be an all Riverside ceremony. First through third place were awarded students from Riverside High School and Riverside Middle School. Students also earned cash awards with $75 for first place, $25 for second and $15 for third.
Thirty rising high school seniors will have the opportunity to explore manufacturing production processes and healthcare quality outcomes, to driving high-performance BMW’s.
The students will have the opportunity to apply both science and math principles using Lean and Six Sigma tools to manufacturing and healthcare situations during a two-week Academic Outreach Camp led by the University of South Carolina Upstate, BMW Manufacturing Co. of Greer and Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (SRHS). The program is free.
Auditions for Dollywood performers are scheduled Saturday, Feb. 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg. Performers must be 17-years-old.
Dollywood Entertainment is looking for singers with experience in country, musical theater or pop. They also seek specialty acts in bluegrass and gospel.
Every person attending tonight’s Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce 78th annual celebration will have something in common with the guest speaker.
The grocery store.
A pair of Riverside High School football players and soccer players signed with colleges Wednesday in the school’s gymnasium.
Jeremiah Bogan signed to play football with Elon University and Corey Bridges will join North Greenville University this fall.