A "Parent Chat" with the principal will begin at 7:45 a.m. Monday in the music room. Parents are invited to attend with question or concerns.
Jersey Mike's Night will be Tuesday at the Cherry Road location. Proceeds will benefit the school.
Doughnuts with Dad will be from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. Feb. 14. All dads are invited and should RSVP by Monday.
The Terrific Kids Program will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 12 in the Media Center for all parents. The following students will be honored: Javion Sewell, Dalton Pannell, Darius Cherry, Rebecca Faulkenberry, Peyton Massey, Patrick Stevens, Hunter Hinson, Beth Dickerson, Sarah Moore, Rosario Torres, Bre'Shaun Crawford, Charles Williams, Erik Cronell, Keara King, Demarrius Miles, Brandon Worthy, Emily Faris and Allison Charbonnet.
Terrific Kids for December and January will be recognized at 9 a.m. Feb. 14. Parents are invited to attend.
The PTO board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday.
The PTO will hold a general meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. All parents are invited to attend.
Balloon Bouquets purchased from the PTO can be picked up from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 9.
Hood's Heros for December were: James Passmore, Timothy Sigmon, Omar Castro, Kaitlyn Hill, Sadie Kriebel, Johnny Woods, Emma Robichaud, Deavion Burrs, Autumn Evans, Drake Williamson, Jodeci Groves, Skylar Starnes, Chase Swaney, Jordan Taylor, Ariona Moore, Abby Fields, Mabry Bennett, Hailey Pedrick, Arianna Csiszer, Cristen Curry, Rose Xiong, Katelyn Gerena, Megan Douglas, Daniel Shirley, Hannah Swaney, Tyler Montgomery, Kevin Benko, Thomas Soler, BreAnna Carter, Madelyn Nettles, Justin McConnel, Beth Rice, Ashley Cook, Ashley Stout, Bonnie Gombka, Tyler McCabe, Heather Via, Andrea Angeles Roldan, Hannah Mitchum and Ryan Gilbert.
Students who received the Exemplary Behavior Award for the second nine weeks are: Lexie Wallace, kindergarten; Hannah Bell, first grade; Summer Robbins, second grade; Alexus Steward, third grade; Tierra Hicks, fourth grade; Shatavion Ware, fifth grade. Each student received a $5 gift certificate from Wal-Mart.
Terrific Kids for January are: Mackenzie Woods, Alexis Johnston Norman, Mahri Tisdale and Gabriella Loflin, kindergarten; Eliza Dinh, Micah Blair, Larissa Talley, Kayla Hubbard and Tyler McMillian, first grade; Justin Beck, Zachary Evans, Stephen Crump, Joslyn Stradford and Camryn Hawkins, second grade; Skyler Allen, Logan Neff, Taylor Licea and Ricky McCruel, third grade; Randy Goldsmith, Hannah Carpenter, Jyra Lowrance and Katlyn Adams, fourth grade; Tierra Bratton, De'Andrea McMullen, Carolyn Cagle, Gabrielle Moseley, fifth grade; Amyia Wise, Mrs. Roueche's class.
Students with perfect attendance for the second nine weeks are: Danielle Ballard, Sarah Cunnup, Ashley Gillespie, Diamond Jordan, Claudio Ortiz-Quiroz, Chandler Ramsey, Ethan Williams, Kaitlyn Beers, Ellie Farley, Ty'Asia McCullough, Jacob Rinehart, Justin Shackelford, Kiazi White, Aireona Adams, Sheila Bogan, Everette Caldwell, Dez'Zwon Hillie, Devon Miles and JaTavion Stradford, kindergarten; Rebecca Funderburk, Michaela Bell, Nigel Davis, Savion Mobley, Larissa Talley, Megan Semko, Kathryn Stringer, Jazlyn Parker, Arteasa Whitlock, Brooke Behring, Eliza Dinh, Everette Jackson and Shania Laurendeau, first grade; Breanna Hines, Nicholas Massey, Shanna Stauffer, Courtney Young, Kirsten Bodkins, Bailey Funderburk, Payton Vollman, Katelyn Crabtree, Malik Gist, Brandon Hefner, Courtney Huckeba, Alexcia Knapp, Rana Robinson, Skylar Groves, Raymond Harris, Anthony Humphries, Jillian Mozingo, Tay'Anthony Pittman, Joslyn Stradford, Holly Adams, Conor Barr, Melvin Crawford and Isaiah Robinson, second grade; Ashley Williams, Cameron Barnes, Emily Dinh, Allyson Ansell, Eli Osborn, Brittany Crump, Leon Harris, Ricky McCruel, Taylor Ramsey and Tyler Reeves, third grade; Marco Hernandez-Lopez, Terraniah Hutchison, Billy Inscho, Charlie Laurendeau, Kayla McCormack, Jordan Vollman, Kera Dismuke, Taylor McCarthy, Christian Thompson, Triston Wheeler, Jaxon Cochrane, Jalen Colvin, Dakota Diaz-Trent, Makhala Lindsay, Jyra Lowrance, Lauren Patton, Abigail Stringer, Danyl Wurdemann, Haley Code, Kiana Davis, Shinarhea Davis, Monet Love, C J Moore, Paris Rutledge and Yancy Sanders, fourth grade; Morgan Anstey, Ty'Reik Davis, Leslie Ortiz-Quiroz, Kayla Philbeck, Stephanie Anspach, Theodore Arnold, Cheyenne Beck, Aysha Caldwell, Amron Craig, Ty'Shun Davis, Christian Hyatt, Zarria McCoy, Le'Andrea McMullen, Brittani Nelson, Logan Starnes, Landon Wheeler, Brooke Adams, Reggie Brown, Logan Hill, Kelsey Johnson, Alexandria Jones, De'Andrea McMullen, Kelsey Barnes, Shelby Chapman, Ohaji Crockett, Tori MsDowell and Alice Strickland, fifth grade.
Terrific Kids for January are: MacKenzie Holland, Ronald Nealy, O'Rion Moore, Blake Sherrill, Walker Champion, Toumas Vang, Katelyn Sexton, Mersaydez Stanford, Dylan Holland, Winter Eckman, Holly Lockridge, Kalynn Henson, Carrie Branham, Madelyn Pearce, Catrina Turk, Elania Burch, Sheila Vang, Marques McCrorey, Miller Hoffman, Logan Sexton, Tyrone Caldwell, Wesley Trimmer, Brooke Smith, Charlie Baxley, Jennifer Teachout and Joey Reverta.
The PTO will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.
"Family Bingo Night" is Friday in the school cafeteria.
The Northside Arts Explorers will present a dinner theatre event at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the cafeteria. All proceeds from the event will help with fundraising efforts for students traveling to perform at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., in March. Tickets are $5 and must be purchased in advance. Each ticket includes a dessert and beverage. To register, call 981-1570.
The Accelerated Reader celebration will be held at noon Tuesday.
The PTO will begin its sales for Winter Candy on Wednesday.
Students will begin to participate in Jump Rope for Heart on Friday.
The PTO will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and will host Family Movie Night on Friday. Barbecue dinners will be available for $6 each, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m., with snacks available. Raffle tickets will be available for several gift baskets.
Mrs. Winn's fourth-grade class has received two grants from DonorsChoose to purchase items such as pencil sharpeners and hands-on math manipulatives.
The SPICE Club continues to collect canned goods.
Lt. Governor Writing Contest class winners are: Hannah Spencer, Sarah Margaret Harris, Katie Gomulinski, Lauren Bigham and Shari McClurkin. Sarah Margaret Harris was the overall school winner and will go on to compete at the district level.
Pennies for Patients will begin Monday and end Feb. 22. The money raised will help fight leukemia of children ages 2 to 15.
Steak N' Shake night is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Terrific Kids for January are: Ny'India Hardin, Giselle Rubio, Dea'-vion Massey, Kayla Bryant and Alexa Parris, kindergarten; Justin Amington, Zachary French, Hatteria Duncan, Logan Cain, Ryan Brown and Aundrea Hernandez, first grade; Makenna Thompson, Natalie Rushing, Amaiya Givens and De'asia Jennings, second grade; Ivon Nguyen, Caroline Halford, Mar'Keidrea Cook, Josue Molina, Taylor Grimes and Jahred Dangos, third grade; Logan Lillibridge, Chase Harrington, Erik Brinkman, Lillian Rushing and Nathan Meeks, fourth grade; Robert Lee Becton, Allison Thrash, Devon Jones, Taylor Turney and Asia Barnes, fifth grade.
The Terrific Kids program will begin at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Cafeteria.
Last week, Richmond Drive was recognized by the Rock Hill school board as the only Literacy Spot Winner in South Carolina last year as an individual school.
The Literacy Spot Award is sponsored by the South Carolina Reading Recovery Advisory Council, the state Department of Education and the University Training Center at Clemson to recognize outstanding emergent literacy programs in primary schools in South Carolina.
The PTO will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday in the media center. All parents are invited. Childcare will be provided.
Terrific Kids for January are: Zy'Leah Freeman, Lamar Petties, Mallory Stanley, LaMiya Moorer, D'Asia Petties, Luke Davis, Breanna McCullough, Quanisha Walton, Geomni Mayfield-McKee, Nicholas Hale, Tyriq Branham, Ashlyn Wright, John Gordon, Christopher Bouyer, Ka'Patrick Chalk, Nicholas Anderson, Jonari Ward, Malika Sanders and Marzel Hemphill.
The Sweetheart Dance, a father/daughter and mother/son event for Sunset Park students and parents, will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the gym in the Flexible Learning Center (the Old Castle Heights building) to raise funds for the fourth-grade trip to Williamsburg, Va. Tickets are $6 per adult and one child. There will be a $2 charge for each additional child. Refreshments will be served and each couple or family will receive a special Sweetheart Dance photo.
Family Night will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Monday at McAlister's Deli on Herlong Avenue. A portion of the sales will be given back to our school.
Chick-fil-A Character Stars for January are: Jessica Vanscoy, Alanna Gibson, Virginia Walkup and Shelby Cangiano, kindergarten; Cameron Cassidy, Kendal Barnes, Rodrekis Weaver and Megha Gupta, first grade; Brooke Vernier, Charlie Good and Tony Nguyen, second grade; Will Hagood, Justin Parrish, Leigh Ann Faulkner, Sharon Kang and Graycen Hensley, third grade; Ana Trabold, Summar Knox, Elliott Beaver, Reid Williams, Patrick Vang and Torreco Miller, fourth grade; La'Davian Howe, Caroline Sumwalt and Jonathan Bruno, fifth grade.
The character trait for this month is responsibility.
Students of the week are: Colby Williams, Danielle Cromwell, Octavious McCrorey, Rocky Vang, Keon Boulware and Jessica Cale.
Family "Knight Night" at Sagebrush will last from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday.
Mrs. Winters' language arts classes have read 583 books for the first semester. Brandon Farley read a total of 33 books, the most on Team 6-1.
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Sixth-grade Cool Cougars for the week are: Karla Sanchez, Tiffany Garvin, Thomas Broom, Carl Zaturn, Ashanti Carter, Brooke Harrison, Abigail Gray, Tom Harper, Jasmine Smith, Andrea Quintero, Brittany Elliot, Morgan Kuczler, Melissa Houser, Zachary Brown, Terry Doan and Amber Turner.
Students who recently made the South Carolina All-State Band are: Emily Hessler, Patrick Rasmussen and Jacob Lutz; Gabrielle Mace, Merisa Ware, Courtney Harrington, Nigel Wolfram, Robert Shedd, Jake Howren, Max Reber, Ian Giocondo, TJ Shedd and Martha Richardson, Region 3 Symphonic Band; Javon McQueen, Leah DiMattea, Chandler Maskal, Allie Morrison, Preston Little, John Richardson and Donte Miller, Region 3 Concert Band; Lillie Bishop, Patrick Wasil and Holly Owens, Region 3 Alternate Band.
The PTO will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the guidance meeting room.
The Student Council will sponsor a dance from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday. Admission is $3.
Twenty area schools will participate in the annual Academic Challenge Arts Festival, sponsored by the Olde English Consortium, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 15. The competitions will be hosted by the Fort Mill school district and will be held at Fort Mill Middle School.
Student teams from Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Union and York counties will compete in contests of knowledge and quick recall to answer academic questions. Awards are presented to teams for winning matches and to individuals for high scores.
The public is invited.
Sixth-grader Michael Shahin recently won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee and now has a chance at a $25,000 college scholarship.
The following band members recently made the Region 3 Honor Band: Kimberlie Buchholz, Valerie Buchholz, Morgan Schroeder, Savannah Jones, Bianca Davis, Cienna Valite, Salena Beard, Ebonee Simpson, Erin Brooks, Tyler Wooley, Chandler Green, Emily Arnson and Tyra Douglas. Members Lizzy Rickel and Miles Moon earned chairs in the South Carolina All-State Band.
Bun Lim and Elliot Stone recently received a Raider Referral and will have a celebration at the end of the nine weeks.
Team 6-2 Student of the Week was Cindy Munoz-Reyes. Students of the Week for Team 6-3 are Achiah Chisholm, LaBresha White and David Howard.
MAP testing for math and makeup testing will take place Monday through Friday.
A school improvement meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday in the media center.
Monday night is Steak n Shake Night from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Student Council will begin its campaign to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society on Monday. Activities will be planned and each homebase will compete for an Olive Garden lunch. Parents can participate by writing checks to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Junior Scholars will be recognized from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the South Pointe High School auditorium.
Thursday is RRMS Night at Backyard Burger from 4 to 9 p.m. The school will receive a portion of the earnings.
Buddy pictures will be taken Friday.
A high school orientation meeting for rising ninth-graders who will attend South Pointe High next year and their parents will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 at South Pointe.
Classrooms and teachers have changed for tutoring. Tutoring is now offered in language arts, social studies, math and science from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays with Mrs. King, Room A111, and Mrs. Pertuset, Room A110; 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with Ms. Vaden, Room A217, and Ms. Hamilton, Room A216.
Mrs. Roman will continue to offer Spanish tutoring Wednesday mornings from 7:45 to 8:15 a.m. in Room A209.
Recent Star Students are sixth-graders Logan Mangan, Devin Hilton, Morgan Hudson, Emily Jackson, Hallie Martens, Katie McGowan and Natalie Roberts.
TheStudent Council will sponsor a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 2:30 to 7 p.m. Monday.
A Valentine Dance will be held for all STMS students from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $3 and will be sold during lunch Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Ty Hall recently made the 2008 All-State Band and was named the eighth-best tuba player for grades 5 through 8 in South Carolina.
Kyle Puckett is currently ranked as the 13th-best junior trombone player in the state for grades 5 through 8. Jasmine Curbeam and Jasmine Burris also won seats recently in the Region 3 Honors Band.
Students of the Week are: Graham Tindall, Tyler Hardin, Kristi Turner and Asia Burkett, sixth grade; Joshua Cain, Paul Gilchrist, Maxuel Urena and Molly Gardner, seventh grade; Madison Tate, Marissa Chislolm, Caroline Cubbage and Matthew Tayloe, eighth grade.
The media center will sponsor a book fair Feb. 11 to Feb. 14. The media center will be open until 7 p.m. Monday. Volunteers are needed for all hours.
Zero degrees latitude also is known as the equator. Brittany McCarver, Amy Hunsucker and Chris Beamguard each won this week's Falcons Know the World by answering correctly.
Eighth-grade students who recently graduated to the Crossroads Program at the Phoenix Academy are: Danielle Brown, Katy Carr, Tiffany Dixon, Imani Jordan, Alaina Lipscomb, Chris Massey, Breairra Neely, Justin Nguyen, Will Parrish, Josh Pickett and Jackie Vandergriff
The Concert Choir will hold a yard sale and barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 to raise money for its Hawaii competition. The yard sale will begin earlier in the morning. Slo' Smokin' Barbeque plates, $7 each, will include barbecue, baked beans, cole slaw and bread. For barbecue tickets and information, call Beverly Laney, choral director, at 980-2712.
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Lt. Governor's Writing Award classroom winners are: Savannah Biting and Kaleya Perkins. The overall school winner is Lauren Reese.
Donuts for Dads will be held from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Friday in the cafeteria.
The Student Art Show opening was Saturday at Cupps on Cherry Road. Student art is available for purchase.
Students who sang at the Charlotte Checkers game last Friday are: Taylor Barnes, Patrick Gorospe, Dee Colston, Natalie Meader, Shelly Restificar, Molly Walker, Daniella Helline, Bridgette Grider, Drew Kocak, Breeana Reyes, Kathy Nguyen, Kelly Nguyen, Christina Suaso, Katie Kennelly, Zeke Edmonds, Nicole Hannah, Brittany Miles, Megan Rider, Hannah Williams, Thomas Clement, John Hicklin and Katherine Booth.
The Rosary Group will meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday in the St. Anne Church chapel to recite the Rosary for the intentions of the St. Anne School community.
Ash Wednesday service will begin at 9 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anne Church.
The administration will be hosting drop-ins to give parents the opportunity to meet with administrators from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the Catawba Campus Chapel to ask questions or just to say hello. Coffee and doughnuts will be served. No need to RSVP.
Ashley Collins and Michael Twitty made the York County Middle School Honor Band and performed with other York County middle school students last Tuesday at Clover High School.
Family Education Night with Dr. Milt Uecker will begin at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 in the Westminster Hall Banquet Room.
The junior class is taking orders for Valentine's Day gifts through Friday, to be delivered Feb. 14. Extra order forms are in the school offices.
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