A poster by fourth-grader Erika Baker was selected for publication in the 2008-2009 Economics Concept Calendar during a contest conducted by the S.C. Council on Economic Education. She will receive a $50 savings bond, will have her birthday printed in the calendar and will attend an awards luncheon in Columbia on May 2.
Students of the Week April 7-11: Taylor Shaver, Brionna Klischer, Aleyah Carter, Aliah Hagy, Briana Slaughter, Dylan Smoak, Jaxon Buckley, Cole Ashe, Tatyana Douglas, Jada Wood, Lelxy Reynolds, Lawrence White, Kamryn Mackins, Hunter Reed, Alex Brown, Michael Dickson, Jack Fleischer, Ben Hamrick, Patrick Horne, Jessica Keister, Kristen Blevins, Evelyn Maltos, Jacqueline Rodriguez, Jennifer Roberts, Tiarra Davis, Makayla Ruffin, Bryson Stephenson, and Jeffery Molnar.
Volunteers are needed from 8 a.m. to noon Monday for Field Day. Math Stars and yearbook money is due Tuesday. Spring pictures will be taken Wednesday. PTO will meet at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.
The newest members of the 100 Book Club are: Alyssa Wise, Austin Parker, Bradden Steele, Caitlin Carnes, Dustin Darnell, Krissy Cirwithian, Kyree Massey, Mac Renwick, Seth Hinson, Teon Woodard and Ty Beaver.
For information about the 100 Book Club or any other reading program, call Rebecca Raines, 482-2214, or visit the school's Web site.
Students of the Week are: Joseph Drury, Landon Slaughter, Marilea Marchman, Quvary Burris, Madison Hamilton, Mallory Johnson, Aaron Cook, Cassie Moss, Martina Treadway, Elizabeth Miller, Kiaya Wishert, Brittany Jenkins, Austin Edington, Meranda Faulkner, Anna Littlejohn, Heather Reinhardt, David Dalesandro, Amanda Suggs, Hunter Horne, Jake Bridges, Kolton Robinson, Samuel Smith and Vinnie Billings.
Wanda Campbell's fifth-grade Merit students Sarah Bailey, BreAnna Swick and Torri Valdarrama placed first in the Hootie South Carolina Stock Market Game. After starting with $100,000 to invest, their game profits were $3,433.68.
The students each will receive a $50 savings bond and a trophy for the school at a luncheon in Columbia.
Spring pictures will be taken Monday. Nationally-known storyteller Tim Lowery will visit the school Tuesday. All rising kindergarten students should already be registered. An informational meeting will be held for parents of rising kindergartners at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the school.
Samuel Fenner and Terry Davis met their Book-It! reading goals all six months of the program.
The SPICE Club will meet from 2:45 to 4 p.m. Monday and will perform at Come-See-Me Student Night in Glencairn Garden on Tuesday. The SPICE Club continues to collect canned goods; March donations were donated to Pilgrims' Inn.
In celebration of Earth Day, the lunchroom staff will "go green" by providing bag lunches Tuesday. Parents are invited to eat lunch with their children outdoors, weather permitting. Parents should RSVP by Monday and bring a blanket for their picnic-style lunch.
Kindergarten students will continue their Honoring Hometown Heroes project, funded by the Milken Foundation, by holding the second annual Recycling Fun Day from 8 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. Students will participate in 10 stations with activities such as making newspaper hats, planting flower seeds, playing recycling games and picking up litter. Visitors will receive gifts made of recycled items.
The Spring Book Fair will continue through April 28 during school hours. Several events are scheduled throughout the week that will allow students and parents to visit the Media Center.
Birthday lunches will be held in the cafeteria Tuesday.
Terrific Kids will be recognized at 8:30 a.m. Thursday in the cafeteria.
Family Food Fun Night will last from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Sonic with facepainting, balloons and teacher carhops. A portion of all sales will be donated to the school, including any tips.
The Kids Art Fair will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday and is open to students, parents, faculty and staff.
Terrific Kids will be recognized at 9 a.m. Friday in the cafeteria. Parents and family are invited.
Chick-Fil-A Character Star Lunch will be Friday in the cafeteria.
Students of the Week are: Brandon Farley, Ashante Whiting, Corey Seargent, Jordan Hudson and Aaron Profit.
Spring and Buddy pictures will be taken Friday. Information packets will be sent home with students.
Yearbooks will be on sale this week. Students can purchase them from Ms. Phipps in Room A-09 during Knight Time.
Harold C. Johnson
Sports physicals will be offered from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday for rising seventh- and eighth-grade girls and Wednesday for rising seventh- and eighth-grade boys.
Students, faculty, staff and parents raised $10,500 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, making the school second place in the state. The Raiders have been in the top three schools for five years in a row and will be rewarded with an Edys Ice Cream party Wednesday.
Students of the Week are Margaret Costello, Alex Wladischkin and LaDaisha Pettus.
Nijiera Thompson and Brandon Cureton received a Raider Referral and will be treated to a party at the end of the nine weeks.
PTO will meet at 6:30 Tuesday in the Media Center.
The strings concert will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, and the chorus concert will be 7 p.m. Thursday in the auditorium. A band solo and ensemble will perform Saturday in Fort Mill.
Spring pictures will be taken Friday.
"Alice in Wonderland" will be performed at 7 p.m. May 1 and 2 in the auditorium. Cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students.
Students of the Week are: Zell Myles, Eli Judd and Deon Freeman, sixth grade; Tyler Braden and Kwa White, seventh grade; Judith Carlisle, Juan Navarro, Shanice Dixon, Cleo Agdaca and Chris Masters, eighth grade.
Students who were recently honored by the Kind Acts Foundation for working together to help clean the school canteen area and showing school pride, responsibility and team work are: Taylor Adams, Tyler Atkins, Tyrone Brown, Tommesha McGraw, Jessica Roseborough,Scott Carlisle and Malika Martin.
Spring pictures will be taken Tuesday.
Clover and York
The Clover High School FFA livestock evaluation team was named runner-up in the state finals at the T.E. Garrison Livestock Arena on the Clemson University campus. Team members Lizzy Chapple, John Petty, Lauren McGill and Leslie McGill were coached by Carrie Bolin, agricultural education instructor and the school's FFA adviser.
York FFA team members Guy Ramsey, Chad Whitesides, Matt Hill and Kelly Howell finished in third place in the state competition. They were coached by Frank Sandifer, agricultural education instructor and FFA adviser at the Floyd D. Johnson Technology Center in York.
"The Rhythm of Life," the choral department's spring concert and last show under Elizabeth Mixon's direction, will be presented at 8 p.m. April 30, May 1 and 2. Doors open at 7:30.
Songs include "Clocks" by Stephen Chatman, "I will Wade Out" by Eric Whitacre and "Ubi Caritas" by Ola Gjeilo, plus "Duermete nino," a Spanish folk tune, "Danny Boy," an Irish folk tune, and other selections.
Tickets are on sale through any Troubadour or singer, or by calling the choral department office at 981-1226.
The ninth grade, Concert and Symphonic Bands received superior ratings at the South Carolina State Concert Festival.
Indian Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday in the Catawba campus media Center.
Students who took high honors during the 2008 National Latin Exam are: Molly Glibbery, Mason Holtel, Bethany Ledford, William McDonald, Joshua Parker, Rett Triplett, Scott Vehaun and Brittany Wilburn, perfect scores in Latin 1; Cameron Adkins, Luke Basha, Genie Bunton, Matthew Coleman, Carson Cope, Josh Day, Andrew Duvall, Peyton Hinson, Austin LeForce, Mandy McCarter, Jayde McCurley, Taslim Peeples, Connor Shepard, Andrew Teague and Mark Watts, Outstanding Achievement in Latin 1; Sarah Auvil, Cody Duvall, Roo George-Warren, Cory Huckaby, Holly Knowles, Lauren Ledbetter, Blaine-Parrish Turner and Steven Vanderlip, gold medals in Latin 2; Dalton Seals, Jonathan Eastridge, Rachel Hinson, Abbie Little, Olivia Wallace and Mike Wines, silver medals.
A magna cum laude certificate was presented to Cameron Kirby, Kathleen Shannon and Kayce Yarbrough, and a cum laude certificate was presented to Michelle Christopher. Latin 4 gold medalists were Amber Day, Angela Horn and Kylie McDonald. Latin 4 silver medalists were George Barron, Olivia Gunter and Katie Rishebarger. Amber Day and Kylie McDonald earned their fourth gold medal in four years and will receive a special award from the American Classical League.
Laura Marion who was chosen as the "Student of the Month" for March by the Chester Rotary Club.
Tickets for the spring musicial, "The Sound of Music," scheduled for 7 p.m. May 2 and 3 in the Catawba campus gym, are still available. See Brenda Fisher in the intermediate school office, or call her at 328-5460, for tickets. Cost is $10 in advance, $12 at the door. Children under 5 are free. Dinner Theatre will be held May 1.
Melia Hix of Rock Hill was one of 325 students at Lipscomb to travel from England to El Salvador last month, carrying out mission work during spring break. Hix ministered to teenagers in Brandon, England.
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