Education

AROUND THE SCHOOLS

ELEMENTARY

Belleview

Terrific Kids for March were: Mi'angel Williams, Drek Shelley, Kyle Catoe, Jasmine Bradley and Wisdom Pendergrass, kindergarten; Jacob Hyatt, Messiah Pendergrass, Evan Watson, Taylor Harkey and Jacob Brown, first grade; Izayah Fisher, Clay Hughes, Brianna Bright and Neelie Bailey, second grade; Jonathan Crawford, third grade; Tyler Sebastian, Da'Chon Witherspoon, Armani Johnson, Nicki Avalos and Emily Herring, fourth grade; Kira Sheahan, Ben Madison, Chloe Goodman, Daniel Rosario, Da'Quan Minor and Dante Seargent, fifth grade.

Ebinport

The Scholastic book fair will be held April 21 through 25. Parents are invited to come to school to purchase books during the school day.

Second- through fifth-graders will participate in MAP (Measure of Academic Progress) testing Monday through May 2. Attendance is important.

Hickory Grove

Students of the Week are: Joseph O'Connor, Shane Hamrick, Ryan Smarr, Madison Alexander, Ashlee Taylor, Mac Adams, Brooke Wylie, Hannah Cheek, Perry Ashley, Logan Horton, Kristyn Bennett, Logan Bailey, Tyrese Burris, Marshall Branham, Kayla Ritchie, Mindy Alexander, Kristen Lane, Kristen Burgess, Elizabeth Lawing, Jasmine Wright, Alex Lowery, CJ Knight Waldorf and Lorey Bell.

Hunter Street

Hood's Heroes are: Jacob Good, Brandon Lovelace, Chandler Stiehler, Carmen Juan-De-Dios, Hayley Loggins, Michael Carter, Summer Freeman, Dsia Roberts, Chris Mendoza, Emily Ann Barker, Brad Deese, Ashlee Nguyen, Neida Marin, Tyler Coleman, Kennedy Lane, Theresa Long, Bryson Davis, Amari Moore, Sean Walsh, Bradley Smith, Connor Kinsey, Dahnauga Hagins, Wyatt Kriebel, Aaron Najjar, Grant Kuczler, Jimmy Wilkerson, Matthew Niehaus, Bailey Lawson, Thomas Setzler, Ashlee Chance, Taylor Ries, Anthony Hampton, Jacob Loftis, Stephanie Tackett, Charlie Jackson, Thomas Shirley, Alaiyah Starnes, Taylor Porter, Iman Crawford, Kendra Sliger, Cody Connell and Nyiah Jones.

Independence

Lady Patriots will meet Thursday.

Northside

The book fair will be held in the media center this week.

Tuesday is McDonald's Night from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Manchester location. All students who attend will receive a free homework pass.

The G/T Parent Book Club will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.

Old Pointe

The PTO will meet at 6 p.m. Monday.

Thursday is Birthday Table Day.

You're on Track students for March were: Nickolas Kostarelos, Matthew Dese, Leah Bryant, Faith Manley, Malik Gregory and Kedaysha Stewart.

Terrific Kids for March were: Geral Nabritt, Jordan McSwain, Jordan Bailey, Trey'Von Boyd and Christopher Salazar, kindergarten; Dawson Halford, Quincy Johnson, Victoria Belk, Sarah Weeks, Hannah Freeman and Kedaysha Stewart, first grade; Mary Trunk, Immanual Jackson, Quan Torbit, Dalton Louthan and Ray Stroman, second grade; Easton Hamilton, Audrey Reyes, Tyler Morgan, Jailene Rubio, Mikkel Gimena and Jessica Lamb, third grade; Malik Holley, Jessica Grubb, Sterling Lewis, Donna Hood and Shakir Parkinson, fourth grade; Katie Moore, Rafi Visani, Shauntilya Williams, Audra Beth Lynn and Jade Morton, fifth grade.

Richmond Drive

This month's Terrific Kids will be honored at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the cafeteria. Parents are invited to attend.

MIDDLE

Harold C. Johnson

Sixth-grade Cool Cougars are: T.J. Eddington, Ashley Terry, Erick Talley, Casey Wells, Taylor Montgomery, Zac Lewis, Autumn Gorham, Tom Harper, Alicia Eyler, Sam Long, Ashlyn Dexter, Danielle Manning, Jasmine Johnson, Nicole Jackson, Kennedy McGovern and Nora Childers.

Rawlinson Road

Visitors are required to present a picture ID when visiting the school.

The middle school band performed three prepared pieces and two sight-reading pieces for a group of judges at the Concert Festival earlier this month and received a "superior" rating, the highest a band can earn.

Eighth-graders will leave Tuesday for the Orlando trip and return Friday.

Thursday is Rawlinson Road Night at Jersey Mike's on Cherry Road. The school will receive a percentage of the sales when customers mention they are with Rawlinson Road Middle School.

Parent Night for all grades will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 24 in the auditorium, including a Keystone presentation and PACT overview.

"Night of the Stars on Broadway" will be held at 6:30 p.m. May 30 in the auditorium. Students will sing, dance, recite poetry and perform skits, with teachers as special guest performers. The school also is collecting vests. To donate one, or for more information, call Takela Burns at 981-1500.

Saluda Trail

Star Students are: Timechia Gayton, Travis Strait, Jessica Robinson, Noel Smith, Sam Huffman, Justin Hines and Ty Hall.

HIGH

York

Michael Tiblier, a YCHS senior, was recently chosen for the Congress-Bundestag scholarship, sponsored by the German government, which will allow him to study in Germany next year.

Tiblier was one of about 200 students in the country to receive the award. After completing his year in Germany, he plans to enroll at the University of South Carolina, where he will seek admission to the international business program.

PRIVATE

Westminster-Catawba

Standardized testing will begin Monday.

The WCCS board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Catawba Campus Chapel.

Field Day for grades 7 through 12 will be held Friday.

A 10-day trip to Barcelona, Paris and London will last June 17 through 26 for Westminster students and parents. Call or e-mail Debbie Holford at 803-396-8646, dholford@heraldonline.com to reserve a spot. Students younger than 15 must be accompanied by a parent.

OTHER

York Electric Cooperative will award one $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior this year. Nonmembers may compete. An essay describing green power, as well as what members are doing to support it, must be mailed before May 19 to Joyce Baker, P.O. Box 150, York.

Students pursuing a higher education in agriculture or an agriculturally related field are eligible for an annual $1,000 scholarship from the York County Farm Bureau after completion of the first semester. Applications are available at the bureau and should be returned no later than Monday. Questions, call Lavern Spoon at 684-4235.

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