Cotton Belt

The First Nine Weeks awards program will be Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. for second- and third-graders, 12:15 p.m. for kindergarten and first-graders and 1:15 p.m. for fourth- and fifth-graders.

PTO Parent Night will be Thursday at 5:30 p.m.

Makeup pictures will be made Friday.

Students of the Week are: Lisa Goforth, Kianna Dodge, Darrius Sowell, Aliah Hagy, Deoviyon Walls, Eric Elswick, Dylan Smoak, Meaghan Haney, Benjamin Hernandez, Abigail Palmer, Tatyana Douglas, Brian McMaster, Kyle Ersek, Madison Bryant, Jason Yang, Michaela Kirk, Alex Gambrell, Zachary Stewart, Justin Good, Seth Faulkenbury, Akeisha McClure, Bee Yang, Zachary Beardsley, Harley Sullivan, Richard Meek, Olivia Gonzalez, Angel Beckham, Thomas Lopez, Marie Kimble, Bailey Grenier, Joshua Moss, Jacob Campos, Susana Lopez and Ashley Parker.

Ebenezer Avenue

Character Kids are: Amiliyon Hart, Ashanti Aldridge, D'Asha Moore, Andrew Faulkenberry, Jonathan Vasquez, Miguel Juarez, Terrence Ponder, Ariel Farrell, Dakota Munn, Andrew Miller, Rosario Torrez, Brenda Saldivar, Daniel Jones, Shyheed Hutchinson, Anthony Johnson, Cole Price, Whitney Manus, Anna Milligan, La'Davia Walker, Dazmin Aldridge, Jerry Bennett, Crystal Frazier, Emily Faris, Jenice Hernandez, Brandon Curtiss, Christian Couch, Maya Gastellum and Avery Gladstone.

Grandparents are invited to Thanksgiving Lunch on Nov. 15. An RSVP with the number of adults attending is due to the cafeteria manager by Friday.

Jersey Mike's Sub Night starts at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Winthrop Commons location.


Monday is makeup picture day.

The canned food drive for the Salvation Army continues through Friday.

Student Council winners are: Co-presidents Hailey Doyle and Aubree Manley. Noah Baker and Summer Huechtker are fourth-grade representatives. Brock Manley and Anna Goldstein were elected to represent the third grade.

Second-graders will be CogAt testing this week.

Kindergarten goes to Brattonsville on Tuesday.

Griggs Road

Last month, Student Council members made 100 treat bags for children at Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, N.C., Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill and the special services classes at Griggs Road Elementary. More than 200 bags of candy and treat bags were collected by the student body and donated to the Clover Police Department and the Clover Fire Department for distribution at the Harvest Game Night, a free community event, at Clover Community Park on Oct. 31.

Hickory Grove/Sharon

Students of the Week are: Joseph O'Connor, Dustin Schuhlein, Janna Thompson, Dawson Michaels, Brody McAbee, Keith Reinhardt, Abby Traylor, Perry Ashley, Carleigh Mabry, Keely Pylant, Logan Bailey, Matthew Ott, Michaela Mackie, Victoria Thompson, Brooke Chambers, Joshua Tyndall, Tristan Burgess, Kara Heffner, Talisa Smith, Kolton Robinson, Kaylee Raines and Megan Childers.

There will be a PTO Executive Committee meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m.


Monday is makeup picture day.

K5 classes will take a field trip to Cotton Hills Farm Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Independence Literacy Night will be Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. There will be a free hot dog dinner until 6:15, followed by storytelling, games and more.

The Terrific Kid Celebration will be Wednesday in the cafeteria at 8:15 am.

A Veterans Day program will be held Friday to honor veterans from all branches of the military.

All students are asked to continue to collect Boxtops for Education.

India Hook

Skate Night at Kate's will be Tuesday.

Donuts for Dads will be Friday from 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. in the cafeteria.


Monday is makeup picture day.

A canned food drive to benefit the Salvation Army will begin Tuesday.

Family Focus Night is Thursday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Supper will be served until 6:15. Sessions will be held from 6:30 to 7:10 p.m. and from 7:15 to 7:55 p.m. Childcare will be provided. Sessions will include "Bringing Learning Home and Making it Fun" by Superintendent Lynn Moody, "Let's Get Movin'" by Joni Marr and Mary Gover of ZestQuest, "Homework Helpers" by parent educator Lisa Dye and ParentSmart Director Cindy Hunt, "Let's Get Some Sleep" by Robin Williams from the Parent Resource Center and Cindy Hunt, "What is Good Discipline and How do I do it?" by Sylvia Echols and "What Should I Feed the Kids?" by Winthrop professor Janet Wojcik.


Destinie Redmond will be the artist of the month on ENN.


Kindergarten students will have a Veterans Day program Friday at Glencairn Gardens at 10 a.m. All members of the armed forces, past and present, are invited to attend.

Old Pointe Elementary

The Fall Book Fair begins and will end Friday. Book fair hours are Monday through Wednesday from 7:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Thursday from 7:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and Friday from 7:15 to 9:30 a.m. A pizza dinner will be served Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Reservations are required.

Steak N Shake Night is Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

The birthday table will be Thursday during lunch.

You're On Track winners for October were: Alysseus Mance, Latoya Simms, Elexis Kennedy, Nijah Buie, Audrey Reyes and Collin Schmolze.

Terrific Kids for October were: kindergarteners Ashton Parris, Joseph Raven, Melanie Cupstid, Caroline Matthews and Raven Ingram; first-graders Alli Porter, Connor Jensen, Brooklyn Walrod, Sean Claybourn, Antonio Mann and Lauren Moll; second-graders Makayla Finley, Julia Robbins, Sergio Munoz and Emily Sitowski; third-graders Ryan Claybourn, Raychel Koterba, Alex Parker, Caley Olsen, Mesha Tyler and Faith Manley; fourth-graders Connor Melton, Hannah Stewart, Daja Dozier, Claire Robinson and Zykira Douglas; and fifth-graders Nikki Hageman, Loma Day, Kori Wancheck, Dylan Davis and Shari McClurkin.

September's Terrific Kids were kindergarteners Nate Bovidge, GreenLee Smith, Griffin Hollingsworth and Paige Lillibridge; first-graders Mackenzie Rector, Bethany Green, Amanda Phillips and Eli Nguyen; second-graders Luke Mayfield, Joshua Dangos, Coby Boan, Shaira Nixon, Gracie Pope and Megan Higginbotham; third-graders Faith Case, Kyle Neece, Hannah Spenard, Jaren Harkness, Griffin Taylor and Kelsey Collins; fourth-graders Phoenix Brice, LeeDong Xiong, Sara Kathryn Matthews, Adam Simpkins and Jacob McClellan; and fifth-graders Brooke Harrington, Rutledge Foster, Jeremiah Franklin, Haley Wickline and Cassidy Malchow.

Sunset Park

A workshop will be offered for parents of kindergarteners, first- and second-graders Tuesday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The informational session will offer parents tips on helping their young students at home with reading and writing. Refreshments will be provided, and door prizes will be given.

Kindergarteners will visit Brattonsville on Wednesday.

York Road

Family Night at McAlister's Deli on Herlong Avenue will be Monday from 5 to 9 p.m. A portion of the sales will be given back to the school.

The Chick-fil-A Character Stars for October were: kindergarteners Zakary McDonald, Dalton White, Zachery Smyrl and Alex Meeks; first-graders Wesley Fuqua, Ivana McLamb, Payton Altman and Kaniya Simpson; second-graders Diamond Greer, Hannah Huffmon and Cal Horton; third-graders Mya Guinn, Nick Cangiano, McKinley Cain, Kayleigh Barnes and Jeremy Smith; fourth-graders Kelly Cabaniss, Trae'von Hinton, Rebecca Anne Bolding, Donnie Bradley and Sarah Hendrix and fifth-graders Nicholas Costley, Breanna Driggers, Ellen Williams and Mariah McFadyen. The character trait for October was citizenship.


Castle Heights

Knight-Night will be Tuesday at Sagebrush. A percentage of the night's sales will be given back to the school.

Brandon Farley has read the most books on team 6-1 for the first nine weeks. He has read and reported on 20 books.

Larisa Tardif won the October cafeteria promotion, and Kenneth Ross was the second-place winner. They correctly guessed how many treats were in the treat jar. Participants had to eat in the cafeteria to be eligible for chances to win.

Students of the week are: John Vang, Amber Messer, Quai Anthony, Keri Foss, Dalvin Farrow and Abbey Southern.

Students who were recently inducted into the Junior Beta Club are: eighth-graders Michael Archie, Kendall Bolin, Nick Bridges, Tyler Burris, John Michael Cagle, Brianna Corum, Brittany Culp, Elexus Davis, Taniesha Frazier, ChrisShondra Gaines, Katrina Gonzales, Shelbie Nielson, Jessica Outlaw, Venisha Pendergrass, Abbey Southern, Larisa Tardif and Charlie Threatt; and seventh-graders Britney Black, Macey Brazzell, Quaynisha Clark, Jacob Covington, Danielle Cromwell, Tiara Davis, Jennifer Espinoza, Drew Gaskin, Rebekah Griggs, Mary Beth Gunn, Anna Gustin, Justin Horne, Brian Hurst, Jamel Jones, Andy Lavender, Sade Moore, Alex Moseley, Audrey Musselman, ShaMyia Neal, Carley Newman, Sarah Pfeiffer, Luis Rojas, Janaye Simpson, Tre Thompson, Jenna Timmons, Kimberly Tipton, Lane Tucker, Yesenia Uribe, Hanna Vinson and Amber Worthy.

A workshop about Social Security and disability benefits will be held Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.

Fort Mill

Through Dec. 19, students and teachers will collect pink lids from Yoplait yogurt cups. For every lid, Yoplait will donate 10 cents to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Lids may be turned in at the front office.

Friday is makeup picture day.

Harold C. Johnson

Monday is makeup picture day.

Cool Cougars are: T.J. Eddington, Scottie Burns, Alyssa Myers, Ericka Talley, Ryan Lackey, Lacey Allen, Brooke Harrison, Tracie Coyne, Andrew Reynolds, Vada Sullivan, Ashlyn Dexter, Aqlimiah Sanders, David Alan Childers, Meme Brock, James Judd and Amanda Newton.

Saluda Trail

Most recent Star Students are eighth-graders Christina Hughes, Kerry Henson, Ishmael Wilkes, Caitlin Marshall, Allen Patterson, Ashley Hinkle, Kyle Puckett, Stephanie Aliano, LaJames Reid, Katie Gebhardt, Brian Price, Alex Hoffman, Morgan McKoy and Marissa Grant; and seventh-graders Mitchell Faulkenberry, Reg Romero, DiAmond Miller, Darrien Evans, Melissa Leighton, Brianna Ealy, John Bilbo, Cody Hunter, Chelsea Bledsoe, Shakedra Stevenson, Cody Wilson, Troy Rawls, Kiera Davis, Arielle Black, Cameron Pike and Jarvis McCrorey.

There will be a sixth-grade parent meeting Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium.


Students of the Week are: eighth-grader Jessica Taylor; seventh-graders Barron Hicklin and Tee McDonald; and sixth-graders Cooper Jolly, Magan West, Amanda Guidry and Geagan Caldwell.

Kristi Turner, Joel Watson and James Sheedy won the Falcons Know the World question by correctly answering that the colonists won their war against the British.

The Sullivan media center is sponsoring a literacy fashion show at the Rock Hill Galleria on Saturday at 2 p.m. Students have applied to model clothing worn by characters from modern day books they have read. Three models will win gift certificates from Belk. All time spent on this event will count as community service hours.

Friday is the second turn-in day for the Salvation Army canned food drive.


Applied Technology Center

The Applied Technology Center will host a program for parents of Rock Hill school district teenagers on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. The "Keeping Teens Safe" program will provide information on teen drug and alcohol abuse and on parental supervision of teen usage of popular Internet sites.

Speakers from the York County Sheriff's Office and Keystone Substance Abuse Services will update parents on teen issues and offer suggestions to help parents keep their teenagers safe. A hot dog supper will be available beginning at 6 p.m. Hot dog plates will be sold for $2.

For more information or to register for the program, call 981-1100. Pre-registration is advised.


St. Anne

Calendar Cover Art Contest winners are: kindergartener Isabelle Rainier, third-grader Darby Molony and fifth-grader Meredith Hatchett. The overall winner, whose art will be on the cover of St. Anne's 2008 calendar, is third-grader Catlyn Ledford.

Students raised $499 for Pilgrim's Inn Open Arms Day Care and the Worthy Boys and Girls Club on Crazy Socks/Crazy Hair for a Cause Day last month.


Items for Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes are due Tuesday. Items can be sent to school with students and turned into the office for the Beta Club to collect.

Charlotte Checkers night is Saturday. Tickets are $15.

Terrific Kids for October were: first-graders Mary James and McKensi Broome, second-grader Kimberly Koch, third-grader Kristen Kane, fourth-grader Jonathan Martin and fifth-grader Danielle Deese.


Boys' basketball tryouts will be Monday and Tuesday for ninth- through 12th-graders at 5 p.m. Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-graders will try out at 6:30 p.m.

The Fine Arts Department will present the Madrigal Feaste on Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. in the Catawba Campus cafeteria. Art, band, chorus and drama students will be featured. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Tickets must be purchased by Friday in the Catawba Campus intermediate office.

The PTF cookie dough fundraiser will begin Monday.

The Fall Festival will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Catawba Campus.



High school juniors and seniors are invited to attend Destination Winthrop Preview Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday. For more information, call the 323-2191. Students may also register online at