Enquirer Herald

School notes, Oct. 16: Anti-bullying walk planned

YCHS students host anti-bullying 5K

A Bigger than Bullying 5K run and walk will be 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 15 at the York Recreation Complex.

The event is hosted by York Comprehensive High School students Leah Fuda, Halle West and Alexis Zara to raise awareness about bullying in York County.

All proceeds will go to the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program, which is used in York schools.

Cost is $15 per entrant, which includes a T-shirt and a bracelet. For details, email biggerthanbullying5K@gmail.com.

CHS Choraliers plan spaghetti supper fundraiser

The Clover High School Choraliers will hold its annual spaghetti supper at the school cafeteria from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18.

Tickets are $7 and the meal is all-you-can eat.

During the supper, the Choraliers will present its first public performance of the 2014-2015 school year.

The Choraliers, a more than 100-member auditioned choir, are 10-time first place winners of the South Carolina Choral Concert Festival, and have performed for SC State Administrators Conference, SC School Board Conference, the National Education Association SC Conference, the governor of South Carolina and with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra.

Cotton Belt student honored by York Optimists

The York Area Optimist Club has named Cotton Belt Elementary School fourth-grader Jalen Long its Student of the Month for October.

He is the son of Harry and Yolanda Long. Jalen’s teachers say he is a mature young man who is respectful, friendly, intellectual and has a great outlook on his future.

Jalen received a plaque and a copy of the Optimist Creed. The award was presented by club president Dennis Well and others.

Teacher grants available

York County educators have until 5 p.m. Nov. 14 to apply for a $250 or $500 collaborative grant from Family Trust Federal Credit Union.

The credit union will give out 30 $250 grants for projects that encourage creative learning opportunities or enrich existing classroom activities. Five $500 collaborative grants will be awarded for grants involving more than one class or group of students. Bonus points will be given to grants that include a financial literacy lesson.

Applicants must be a member of Family Trust, which is open to anyone who lives, works, worships or attends school in York County.

Only online applications will be accepted at familytrust.org. Entries will be judged by the Family Trust School Advisory Committee, made up of volunteer educators. Grant winners will be invited to a banquet early next year.

Eagle Closet open in Clover

The Eagle’s Closet, a thrift store operated by Clover High School special needs students, will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 9:30 a.m. to noon Friday.

The Eagle’s Closet is at 402 Knox St.

Child Find screenings available

Child Find, a screening process to help families identify children with special needs who may require specialized instruction, is available in the Clover School District.

For more information or to arrange a screening, call 803-810-8400.