Education

AROUND THE SCHOOLS

ELEMENTARY

Belleview

Fall fundraiser orders are due Thursday. Please send the order forms, along with payments, in with the students (checks should be made payable to Belleview PTO and have the student's name referenced). Any questions regarding the fundraiser can be directed to Trish Carpenter at 329-9643.

Bethany

PrinciPALS for September are Logan Newton, Kaitlyn Howell, Justin Adams, Amarillo Nivens, Deborah Matute, Madison Curtis, Cheyenne Douglas, Dallas Nivens, Amber-Leigh Richmond, Grace Bolin, Sarah Blanton and Mackenzie Campbell.

The family picnic will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Cotton Belt

A PTO meeting will be 7 p.m. Tuesday.

September birthday recognition will be held on Thursday. Parents are invited to come have lunch with your child.

Students of the Week for Sept. 10 through 14 were: Angela Childers, Gavin Culbertson, Jadam Wyant, Jordan Burris, Dylan Davis, Greysun Staggs, Tyrecus Tolbert, Clint Black, Rachel Johnson, Alan Whitesides, Willie Woods, Grant Booker, Josh Masters, Brandon Adams, Devin Long, Samantha VanCamp, Julia Jacobs, Clair Parham, Estefania Hernandez, Kamryn Mackins, Chayton Hawks, Jenna Burton, Matthew Sexton, Josalynn Tallent, Nick Novak, Brianna Carter, Joanie Wallace, Harmony Quinby, Brittany Lord, Faith Horne, Chaslyne Axley, Lauren Jones, Chase Mahrlig, Aubrey Woods, Cameron Garner and Raven Hill.

Ebenezer Avenue

Students who have been chosen for the WGEL TV crew are: first semester -- Celcei Johnson, Katie Gulledge, Joseph Faulkenberry, Joshua Shackelford and Payne Price; and second semester -- Heather Munas, Emily Faris, Peter Gaither, Phillip Cain and Jordan McCraw.

Safety Patrol members for 2007-2008 are: Emily Faris, Houston Strauss, Nahiyah Dixon, Tomi Hendry, Christian Couch, Zahria Barber, Cindy Stowe, Abby Zivicky, Allison Reno, Heather Munas, Peter Gaither and Jenice Hernandez.

The fundraiser turn-in date is Sept. 25.

Finley Road

The school will celebrate Grandparents Day on Monday and Tuesday. Grandparents of special needs students, kindergartners, first-graders and second-graders are invited for lunch on Monday. Grandparents for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders are invited for lunch on Tuesday.

The Fall book fair begins on Monday and will continue through Friday. It will be open during the school day from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and will be open on book fair/open house night from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Open house will be Thursday.

Hickory Grove/Sharon

Students of the week are: Emma Correll, Joey Jacanito, Taylor Jones, Omarion Roberts, Jacob Rodriguez, Katherine Spires, Shane Patterson, Colton Price, Grayson "Gracie" Correll, Andrea Rodriguez, Taylor Workman, Carolina Grose, MacKenzie Abrams, Brandon Pettrey, Caleb Clayton, Taylor Wilkerson, Travis Comer, Laura Comer, Emily Murphy, Thomas Wilkerson, Nicole Kearly, Brenda Christopher and Vinnie Billings.

Independence

Boxtops for Education are due Thursday for third through fifth grades. Students may shop for items with the boxtops they bring in.

Lesslie

Picture day is Thursday.

Kid Pals are: Ahmod Barnette, Shelby Hudson, Savannah Fields, Jackson Ford, Walker Champion, Sydney Shillinglaw, Noah Thompson, Abigail Price, Hannah Sims, Tommy Guinn, Nicole Freeman, Hunter Wright, Savannah Davis, Adam Hinson, Melvin Jones, Neelee Colvin, Courtney Thorpe, Zach Meyers, Yazmin Mackey, Austin Breeden, Katelyn Spragg, Levi Gorgas, Mallory Claire Tedder, Dalton McDaniel, Julie Locke, Trey Wood, Miller Hoffman, Brittany McIntyre, Madison Waldrop, Shallah Davis, Matthew Timmons, Olivia Gray, Charly Crosby, Kyland Holt, Molly Melton, John Ross, Rebekah Addison Lane Rhinehart, Morgan Jeffcoat, William Brock, Trace Allen and Ashley Sturgis.

Mount Gallant

Friday is picture day.

Cheerleaders are having a yard sale/fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday in the bus parking lot, rain or shine. The event will include a bake sale, raffle drawing and lemonade stand.

Northside

Students celebrating birthdays during September will be recognized Monday.

Parents of students in the third through fifth grades who are interested in strings lessons should attend the strings meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Terrific Kids for September will be recognized at 8:15 a.m. Thursday in the cafeteria.

The back to school picnic "Reading Roundup" will be held at 6 p.m Thursday on the school field behind the school. Northside Baptist will provide a book for each child. Games and pictures are available for families to participate.

Northside will be filmed by ETV from Columbia to be on the program "ARTiculation Live." It will highlight Northside's arts integration program.

Oakdale

Safety Patrol members for 2007-2008 are: Kayla Klimpel, Breanna Spears, Isiah McClure, Dylan Simpson, Michael Grubb, Kristen Simmons, Marvin Galette, Kayla Lue Roberts, Jenna Long, Sabrina Jackson, Cameron Barber, Cameron Davis, Alicia Howley, Ashlyn Catoe, Hailey Caudle, Garrett Corbett, Michael Grant, Daniel Hart, Mallory Harvell, Ethan Hinson, Rachael Chappell, Makaila Manning, Ariana Blake, LaShanique Robinson, Moya Burris and Austin Harrigan.

The library book fair will continue through Thursday.

PTO Family School Night will be held at McDonald's on East Main Street from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. The class with the most participation (dine-in or drive-thru) will win a prize. Students and parents must sign in with the Oakdale greeter for prize consideration.

Old Pointe

Wednesday is Firebonz Night. A percentage of money raised will help the PTO.

Friday is Grandparents Day. Grandparents are invited to come and join their grandchildren in grades 1 through 5 for lunch.

Sunset Park

LaMiya Moorer will compete for a grand prize as the first-grade winner of the Rock Hill Fire Department Coloring Contest.

Christopher Bouyer was the fifth-grade Fire Essay Contest winner and won $25.

Report cards will be issued Tuesday and intersession begins Wednesday. Students will return to school Oct. 9.

Bridge and Excel classes are Sept. 24 through 28.

The Children's School

Fall pictures will be taken Wednesday.

Spirit Night is 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Sagebrush (Manchester Meadows).

York Road

Members of the 2007-2008 TV crew for the first nine weeks are: Tyesha Young, Lauren Seawell, Alex Summers, Jordan Rainer, Kelsie Becknell, Cody Crawford, Bobby Smith, Breanna Driggers, Chris Bowler, Caroline Sumwalt, Alex Guerrero and Lindsey Looper.

MIDDLE

Rawlinson Road

Students of the week are: sixth-graders Chasity Anderson, LaBrandon Simpson and Joey Erschen; and seventh-graders Chelsea Smith and Tierra Johnson.

The following students received a Raider Referral and will have a celebration at the end of the nine weeks: Courtney Cunningham-Heath, Halla Bowles, Shannen Richardson, Kimberly Crandall, Imani Walton, Miles Moon and Yulemni Aguilar.

The RRMS Community Book Fair will be Monday through Thursday.

Saluda Trail

Star students are: sixth grade -- Ka'Bria McCrary, Ashley Tiner, Whitney Sutton, Chris Cogan, Chelsea Boyd and Chase Watts; seventh grade -- Kierra Vinson, D. Sloan, Ashana Muhummed, Taye Neely, Ja'narris Chisholm and Brittany Clatterbuck; eighth grade -- Jacquese Jones, Luke Smith and Liana Ramirez.

A PTO meeting will be at 6 p.m. in the media center.

Sullivan

Students of the week are: eighth-grader Alex Helms; seventh-graders Alejandra Mata, Brenda Rico, Shy'Asia Hood and Stephanie Markfort; and sixth-graders Bethany Paris, Kyle Sheedy, Sage Meredity, Sydney Goodwin and Alex Wolfe.

An organizational meeting of Junior Civitans will be 8 p.m. Tuesday in the media center. Junior Civitans is a community service organization open to all grade level students.

The first fundraiser turn-in date is Wednesday.

HIGH

Rock Hill

"See You at the Pole," sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, will be Sept. 26 at the flagpole in front of Rock Hill High School. Music will begin at 7:44 a.m. and prayer time at 7:55 a.m.

COLLEGE

West Point

Cadet Andrew Ligon Fant, a Northwestern High School graduate, completed cadet basic training at the U.S. Military Academy last month. Fant was one of close to 1,300 cadet candidates who concluded their training with a 12-mile road march from Camp Buckner to West Point on Aug. 13.

Art Institute of Charlotte

Students who recently entered The Art Institute of Charlotte as first-quarter students include: Elizabeth Newton of Rock Hill, Meghan Gay of Clover and Christopher Smith of Chester.

OTHER

Rock Hill area homeschool students who volunteered more than 1,600 hours in the community and will win national awards are: Sam Andersen, Patricia Cardinale and Stephen Howden with gold awards; Luke Andersen, Anthony Cardinale and Robbie Sellers with silver awards; and James Brashear, Stephanie Brashear, Cate Cardinale, Jonathan Howden and Douglas Winger with bronze awards.

The students will receive the President's Volunteer Service Award, an award given by President George W. Bush's office and The Points of Light Foundation for acknowledgment of exceptional community service.

PRIVATE

St. Anne

Beta Club officers are President Mary Katherine Tipp, Vice President Melissa Copeland, Secretary Zeke Edmonds and Treasurer Michael Quaiel.

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