Rock Hill school district students in kindergarten and grades one through 12 will be on a two-hour delay Wednesday so teachers can participate in staff development. If parents need to take their children to school at the usual time, they are asked to notify their child's principal.



The Student Council for 2007-2008 is: Dylan Nelson, Phillip Adams, Alyssa Fanton, Logan Newton, Shelby Bryant, Megan McCarter, Samantha Schreiner, Hunter Robinson, Erin Marr, Cameron McCarter, Hannah Layne, Kayland Johnson, Allie Cook and Avi Chase.

Cotton Belt

Fall pictures will be taken Wednesday.

Students of the week are: Isabella Covington, Mel Brakefield, Behana Charette, Jasmine Johnson, Haleigh Robinson, Benjamin Ferguson, Nicholas Parker, Trevor Lucente, Bryson Stewart, Victoria Burgess, Marissa Schell, Hannah Sadler, Timmy Childers, Lia Yang, Tyrese Burris, Jessa Morgan, Lauren Bolin, Sierra Lipscomb, Dylan O'Neal, Savannah Cobb, Nautica Hughes, Danielle Campos, Mariah Craig, Gray Culp, Kira Thompson, Ivon Valenciano, Aniston Loncaric, Chelsey Morgan, Travis White, Daniel Feagin, Diamond Wade, Bailey McKown, NyEzia Love and Kaitlyn Bolick.

Ebenezer Avenue

Terrific Kids are: Will Easley, Devontae Murphy, McKinzie Rockholt, Treykia Jackson, Savannah Neighbors, Jalilah Oliver, Lanie Jo Knight, Brianna Odom, Cassie Shaw, Johnaisha Patterson, Catalina Vega, La'Davia Walker,Chris Chamberlin, Keely McRae, Adrianna Shaw, Peter Gaither, Christian Couch and Chelsey Walker.

A Terrific Kids program will be 2 p.m. Tuesday in the cafeteria. All parents and grandparents are invited to attend.

Subia King is the first-grade winner in the firefighter coloring contest. Jacob Strickland won the fifth-grade essay.


Jersey Shores Food Night is Tuesday.

Golf lessons will be held at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.

Hickory Grove/Sharon

Students of the week are: Tyrone Mackey, Samantha Parker, Nakia White, Ally Bradley, Tomesha Lyon, Mallory Johnson, Breonna Moss, Dylan Carter, Wesley Ramsey, Jeremiah Ricks, Hayley Patterson, Lillian Cheeck, Tyrese Burris, Marshall Branham, Kamion McClain, Zac Markowitz, Da'Johnna Nichols, Kristen Burgess, Tanajah Good, Willie Johnson, Jennyn Alexander, Samuel Smith and Alison King.

The book fair will be Monday-Thursday.

Hunter Street

Husky T-shirt sales begin Wednesday.

Picture day is Friday.


Third-grade orientation will be at 6 tonight for parents. Topics will be homework, PACT and parent concerns.

Students chosen as members of the Rock Hill school district Elementary Honors Choir for 2007-2008 are: Shelby Chapman, Jasmine Dunham, Jyra Lowrance, Abbey-Grace Reynolds, Abigail Rollo and Abigail Stringer.

Terrific Kids for September are: Samantha Neff, Diamond Jordan, Kaitlyn Beers, Chloe Puckett, Tyrone Jackson, Jordan Wilson, Hannah Bell, Megan Semko, Noah Chapman, Breanna Hines, Miranda Parker, Kadasia Coleman, Dorothy Hottle, Sara Pulley, Ashley Williams, Max Kennington, Ma'Kayla Jackson, Tiana Marbuery, Marco Hernandez, Nykeyah Ward, Lauren Patton, Shinarhea Davis, Alice Strickland, Kelsey Johnson, Zarria McCoy, Hanna Knight and Dez'Zwon Hillie.

India Hook

Terrific Kids for September are: Adriana Vasquez, Nathan Battaglia, Josh Morris, Liliana Cortes, Ashley Rincon, Haley Carter, Noah Sprott, Jay McManus, Cinthya Morales, Elijah Latham, Britney Ratcliff, Chelsea Harrington, Tracy Haro, Daniel Owusu-Mensah, Malcolm Moore, Tyler Morrison, Davey Winston, Megan Watson, Tiarra Fryer, Christian Avila, Tanner Deese, Gage Thomas, Ivy Cranmer, Rachael Hornsby and William Stockdale.

Fifth-graders who were selected for the safety patrol are: Noelle Lisee, Isaac Rodgers, Rachel Hornsby, Kendal Tucker, Lewis James, Jonathon Ramsey, Zach Dalton, Earl Smith, Mary Jordan Boulware, Tyler Kay, Martin Rubenstein, Wade Barber, Victoria Norman, Callie Young, Christopher Stockdale, Ivy Cranmer, Morgan Tate and Armando Leon.


Tia Driggers has been selected as Jefferson's Rotary Student of the Month. She will be recognized at the October Rotary Club meeting.

Students who will serve on the Jefferson Student Council this year are: Caroline Whitesides, Elizabeth Hammond, Emily Varnadore, John Moorefield, Shelby Smith, Jasmine McCoy, Amber Counts, Aleah Greene, Zay'Quan Chisholm, Kaitlyne West, Darian Starnes, Tia Driggers and Brooke Porter.


Terrific Kids for September are: Hailey Waldo, Jeffrey Patterson, Jessica Rose Thorpe, Cammie Sanders Sydney Shillinglaw, Ashley Kuntz, Savannah Fields, Brooke Davis, Starr McCarley, Nicole Freeman, Savannah Davis, Ainsley Clinton, Hailey Robinson, Daniel Oates, Keeleigh Adkins, Brandi McCrorey, Todd Sims, Diamond Johnson, Landis Walker, Kassie Hicks, Jonathan Drakeford, Seth Hill, Melissa Vang, Rebekah Addison, Kaitlyn Blackwell and Justin Douglas.

Students who were chosen for the school district Honors Choir are: Jennings Brackett, Miranda Cope, Addison Love, Jennifer Teachout and Addison Wilson.

The Student Council will be inducted 6 p.m. today.


The Student Council and PTO will sponsor a food drive Monday through Friday for the Fort Lawn Food Pantry.

The PTO Yard Sale will be 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the school.

Mount Gallant

Bookmark contest winners are: Parker Hendry, Corey Ostrower, Garrett Shillingburg, Tanner Turner, Kyle Carter, John David Jacobus, Lauren Buster, Miranda McAllister, Chloe Gill and Jordan Sheek.


Chick-fil-A Night will be 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Dave Lyle Boulevard location.

Old Pointe

Students who were recently selected for the school district Honors Choir for 2007-2008 are: Troyonna Adams, Katie Gomulinski, BriAuna Guy, Breanna Johansen, Madison McMurray, Rosemary Messer, Kelsey Turner and Justin Norwood.

The first WOW of the Week artists for this year are: Collin Schmolze and Cierra Thompson.

You're On Track winners for September were: Ashton Gibson, Brooke Ferguson, Chloe Zike, Brandon Perry, Yengkong Xiong and Lawton Evans.

Sagebrush Family Night is 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Sunset Park

Students will return to school Tuesday.

The Children's School

Fifth-grader Sydney Laws was the school Fire Safety Essay winner.

Nutrition Advisory Council Members for 2007-2008 are: Lauren Reese, Bryce Stone, Spencer Long and Christavion Goode.

York Road

Chick-fil-A Character Stars for September are: Halle Wilson, Noah Scott, Sara Alford, Sytion Gill, Copeland Westmoreland, Jessica McDonald, LaQuenton Mobley, Samantha Werts, Robbie Hill, Timajia Martin, Mejia White, Wyatt Blackwell, Danielle Lockhart, Dantavis Bowser, Lexi Richter, Lily McGinley, Palak Trivedi, Shelby Bishop, Colby Muir, Haley Neal, Bill Anderson, Madison McCoy, Danielle Martin, Edgar Santiago and Lucas Love.


Castle Heights

Students of the Week are: Joy Dunham, Chase Rhinehart, Tristen Webster, Tanya Alley, Bishop Ashley, Derek Holder, John Vang, Brymekia Crosby, Santiago Rodriguez and Morgan Jackson.

Principal Students of the Month are Casey Palone, Heather Sutton and Bishop Ashley.

Morning activities are now available to all students Monday through Friday from 7:45 to 8:15 and include a homework center, computer lab and chess club. On Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, the fitness club will meet. Students can pick up a pass at the front desk to attend any activity. Algebra and geometry tutoring schedules are available from the eighth-grade counselor upon request.

Harold C. Johnson

Fall pictures will be taken Tuesday.

Sixth-grade Cool Cougars for this week are: Jake Stafford, Laura Saboley, Rebecca Jackson, Thomas Atkinson, Rhyheem Rushing, Jacob Soles, Ray Ellis, Samantha Ellis, Amari Williams, Shelby Johnson, Jerome Pettiway, Oscar Angeles, Jeremy Falls, Jeffery Quintes, Jasmine Johnson and Anjel Perez.

Rawlinson Road

Students of the week are: Brad Garland, Talaya Massey and Emma Tuttle.

Students who recently received Raider Referrals and will have a celebration at the end of the nine weeks are: Ashley Willis, Jayquan Wilmore, Wesley Hall, Courtney Cruz, Jesse Drury and Ali Bovidge.

McAlister's Night is 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday.


Students of the week are: Mike Mizerny, Sara Grant, Ashley Curtiss, A'Nissa Graham, Grier Luxmore, Sandra Hernandez, Caroline Lumetta and Charleigh Caldwell.

Students Taylor Swilling and Paul Hughes knew that Islam is not a language. This week's Falcons Know the World question is: If it is 7 p.m. in Rock Hill, what time is it in Chicago? Please tell how you arrived at your answer.


Applied Technology Center

College Night will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Afterward, ATC will host a financial aid workshop to help with planning for and funding college expenses. For more information, call counselor Paula Hobbs at 981-1199.


All State Chorus prep rehearsal is 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

A parent meeting for the Europe trip is 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics

Henry Zhang was recently named as a National Merit Commended Student for 2008. He is among the top 50,000 scorers from more than 1 million students who took the PSAT in 2006, placing among the top 5 percent.


DaySpring Academy

No school Monday.

The Family Fall Event will be 6:30 p.m. Oct. 19. The event will begin with a covered dish supper, followed by student presentations and an open parent forum.

All students will participate in the York County Crop Walk on Oct. 21. Details will be provided next week.

St. Anne Catholic

Seventh-graders who were recently selected as part of the Duke University Talent Identification Program (TIP) are: Kathryn Booth, Melissa Copeland, Zeke Edmonds, Katie Kennelly, Kelly Nguyen, Alex Rodrigue, Christina Suaso, Daulton Vanderheiden and Lauren Wood. Each student achieved a national average of 95 percent or above in at least one subject area of the ITBS test taken last year. The students also have qualified to take the 2007-2008 SAT.

Students and former students who were recently cast in "A Christmas Carol" are Zeke Edmonds, Nicole Hannah, Amanda Montoya, Jessica Hannah and Griffin West.

The Book Fair Blizzard began Friday and will last until Thursday. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Westmister Catawba

Terrific Kids for September are: Kathleen Huber, Danielle Gregory, Caroline Parker, Bailey Jensen, Emily Holmes, Shelby Cooke, Sunni Baker and Katie Harbin.


Rock Hill Adult Education will offer computer classes this winter. Registration is from 8:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily at the Rock Hill Adult Education Center, 1234 Flint St. Ext. The cost is $50. For information, call 981-1375.

The deadline for the Around the Schools column is 11 a.m. Wednesday. Send information to Christy Mullins, fax 329-4021,