School open house Oct. 2
Reservations requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The school offers grades JK-eight. Visit pescharlotte.org for information.
Gaston Day fall fest Oct. 4
In addition to the annual favorites of horse rides, face painting, games and the dunk tank, this year will include the Euro Bungee, 65-foot slide and 32-foot rock climbing wall.
The festival includes vendors selling flowers, jewelry and crafts, and a raffle of more than a dozen themed baskets and artwork from GDS Visual Arts instructors.
Wristbands can be purchased in advance for $25, or $30 at the door. Bands include unlimited games, rides and lunch. Tickets for individual rides or games will be available for $1 each.
This year’s proceeds go to the Visual Arts Department. More information and advance wristband purchases can be made at gastonday.org/pamygds1.
CHS thrift store open
The store will have its seasonal sale Oct. 1 and Oct. 3. Clothing costs 25 cents per bag. Books cost 5 cents, and all household items are half off.
CHS class of ’89 reunion Oct. 18
For activities planned and to register, visit cloverhighclassof89.myevent.com.
For more information, email CloverHighClassof89@gmail.com or call 803-222-6552.
Homeschoolers offered outdoors class
Cost for four adventures is $65 for ages 5-9 and $75 for ages 10-15.
Events will help students cultivate awareness, knowledge, appreciation and concern for the natural environment and physical fitness while using the outdoors as a classroom. Students learn bicycle safety, goal setting, animal adaptations, compassing, soil quality, and take an ecology and history hike.
Call 803-684-9919, ext. 113 or email email@example.com for information.
Child Find screenings available
For more information or to arrange a screening, call 803-810-8400.
S.C. Teaching Fellows accepting applications
The program is open to high school seniors in South Carolina interested in becoming a teacher. To be eligible, students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the U.S. and a legal resident of South Carolina.
The fellowship is awarded each year to as many as 200 high school seniors. Fellows receive up to $24,000 in funds while they complete a degree leading to teacher licensure. A fellow agrees to teach in a South Carolina public school one year for every year he or she receives the fellowship.
Fellows attend one of 12 institutions across the state: Anderson University, Charleston Southern University, Coastal Carolina University, College of Charleston, Columbia College, Francis Marion University, Lander University, Newberry College, USC-Aiken, USC-Columbia, USC-Upstate or Winthrop University.
Fellows are identified through a selection process that includes the application, an interview in front of a panel of three educators, a presentation and a writing sample. Awards will be made in early spring.
Kangaroo Express offering scholarship
Download the Kangaroo Express mobile app and navigate to the More tab. The contest is open until Feb. 1. One winner will be randomly selected from each university in the Big South and announced at the Big South Basketball Championships March 4-9 at Coastal Carolina University.