School news: Greenville
» Fall Carnival is 5 – 7 p.m. Nov. 5.
» Terrific Kids Program is Nov. 6. The program for grades K4 – 2 is at 8:30 a.m. The program for grades 3 – 5 is at 9:30 a.m.
» Stephanie Sandlin’s second grade students completed their communities study by creating a model community. They built a model of an urban, suburban or a rural community, wrote a report and a reflection about the project and presented it to the second grade cluster.
» Mrs. Cooper’s first-grade students wrote an email to Greenville Mayor Knox White and he came to visit the students to answer their questions.
» On Oct. 24 the Greenville Chorale, along with the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and Chicora Voices, presented “Serenade and Songs” at the Peace Center. Chicora Voices is conducted by Stone Academy’s music teacher, Laura Jean Reed. Participating in the concert were Stone students Joseph Bibb and Poppy Hinson. Participating Stone alumni were Hazel Curran, Sara Dorsey, Sam Guza, Kiegan Lynch, William Oros, Madison Powers and Alden Wise.
» The student body exceeded their $25,000 goal for the fall “Raise Craze” fundraiser. Family, friends, community members and local business made pledges to students who collectively completed over 2,000 acts of kindness and service. The top-earning advisory classes at each grade level were Mrs. Rigot’s class with more than $2,500, Ms. Ritter’s class with $1,250 and Mrs. Blankenship’s class with $1,000. The top three earners at each grade level included sixth grader Trey Sullivan - $622, seventh grader Jace Koehn - $450 and eighth grader Alex Weaver - $520. The top 15 students with the most donations included Carly Batson, Will Flora, Faith Fountain, Cole Gardner, Grace Hayes, Jace Koehn, Landon Perdue, Morgan McClain, Jasmine Nichols, Trey Sullivan, Alex Weaver, Kate Weaver, Caroline Yarborough and Weston Zeimetz.
» Students participated in Teen Read Week Oct. 19 – 23. Students created bookmarks with the theme “Get Away at Your Library.” The winners and honorable mentions will have their bookmarks printed and they will be available in the media center. The winners are Ahnnalise Wolf, Angelina Harley, Emily Martinez, Mikayla Matthews and Grace Wood. Honorable mentions are Liam Forde, Kendra Wallace, Nicole Reyes and Olivia Rector. Students were also encouraged to participate in the BookFace Cover Art. Students also made BookFace Cover Art and the Caught Reading program began. Adults are encouraged to hand out Caught Reading tickets to students that are caught reading during not assigned times. Students can redeem the coupon for a treat in the media center.
» Berea High School will induct five new members into its Hall of Fame on during halftime of the football game Oct. 30. The new inductees are Eric Buffamoyer, Class of 1973, a four- sport letterman who was drafted in 1973 by the Milwaukee Brewers; Bob Cook, Class of 1979, a member of the 1975 state championship golf team; Norie Glazebrook Mueller, Class of 2005, the pitcher for three consecutive softball state championships in 2003, 2004 and 2005; Priscilla Looper, Class of 1969; and Brenda Benton, a teacher from 1972 – 2015.
» Berea High School’s Barrio Hispano club is sponsoring a dance on Nov. 6 in the school cafeteria to raise money for a Berea graduate who is in need of a kidney transplant. Contact Elisabeth Allen at 355-1632 for more information.
» The Miss Berea pageant will be held on Nov. 14.
» Cory Lewis of Berea High School was named school winner for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award, which highlights exceptional high school seniors and their achievements in the classroom, on the field and in the community. Lewis will move on for consideration in the next stage of the program where he could be named a State Finalist.
Bob Jones Academy
» Band and chorus students performed with the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus during their community concert held in Rodeheaver Auditorium on the Bob Jones University campus. Daniel Leedy (euphonium) of Greenville, Bryn Carrier (oboe) and Ethan Thompson (trumpet), both of Greer, played with the band while Lyndsie Gray of Taylors, Elliott Martin of Simpsonville, Emaley Fuller and Jared Miller, both of Greenville, sang in the chorus.
» The Middle School Lions soccer team finished the regular season as the No. 2 team in the Carolina Middle School Conference.
» The newly elected Student Council organized a drive to collect water, diapers, baby wipes, formula and baby food for flood victims in Columbia. A van full of supplies was delivered to Harvest Hope Food Bank.
Christ Church Episcopal
» Lower and Middle School Community Matters presents Dr. Heather Gill for “Taming the Technology Drain” 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Upper School Dining Room. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
» The United World Committee will host a Ladies’ Night Out to “The Dozen Divas” 8 – 10 p.m. Nov. 6 at Centre Stage.
» A Safe Schools Training Class is 1 – 4 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Cavalier Training Center. This training is required for all volunteers and chaperones. Contact email@example.com to register.
» Girlology for G4 girls and mothers, led by Dr. Melisa Holmes, co-founder of Girlology and Guyology, is 4 – 6 p.m. Nov. 8 in the Middle School Library. The cost is $75 per pair. Pre-registration is required. Contact Brooke Reed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
» An Arts Guild executive committee meeting is 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the private dining room.
» An All School (grades K5 –12) Open House is 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Nov. 11 Contact email@example.com for details or to register.
Our Lady of the Rosary
» Author Miriam Jones Bradley visited students Oct. 21. She spoke about the writer’s journey in hopes of inspiring students to develop a love for reading and creative writing.
Shannon Forest Christian School
» Homecoming 2015 is Nov. 14. Spirit Week dress up days for Lower and Upper school students will be are Nov. 9 - ‘merica Day (red, white and blue), Nov. 10 - Tacky Tourist Day, Nov. 11 - Pajama Day, Nov. 12 - Throw Back Day (dress from any past decade) and Nov. 13 - Crusader Spirit Day.
» Crusader Homecoming basketball games are Nov. 14: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. - alumni vs. alumni; 1:30 – 3 p.m. - alumni Low country boil; 3 p.m. - junior varsity; 4 p.m. - varsity women; 5:15 p.m. - varsity men.
The Homecoming Court ceremony will follow the varsity men’s game. For more information about alumni events or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
» The Annual SFCS Crusader Club sale of Roebuck Greenhouse poinsettias is in November. Look for order forms in the mail the first week of November or visit shannonforest.com or any school office. All orders are due Nov. 23. Delivery will be Nov. 30.
» Students in Julie Sellars’ Enrichment Cluster class made colorful flower pots that will be taken to Gardens at Eastside by sixth grade BRIDGES students.
» Jen Malone and Stephanie Web taught an Enrichment Cluster class called #thecraftycru. Students painted original Crusader masterpieces.
Southside Christian School
» Southside Christian School recently inducted 20 new National Honor Society members and 58 new National Junior Honor Society members. The National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society membership is recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership and service. Students must have at least a 3.9 GPA for National Honor Society and a 91.38 average for the year for National Junior Honor Society.
» The National Honor Society inductees include Avery Anderson, Linda Cao, Ryan Cherrier, Josh Elsea, Sarah Guthrie, Lauryn Hutto, Elizabeth Marcedes, Joey Starr, Maddie Stringer, Joseph Van Slyke, Tim Wu, Hudson King, Meghan Powell, Oliver Song, Steven Zhang, Lauryn Eason, Bethany Gallion, Parker Stewart, Aaron Sandlin and Paul Wu.
» The BETA Club Chapter inducted 66 new members. BETA membership is open to qualified juniors and seniors who have completed at least one semester at SCS. Students must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4 and fulfill all academic, leadership, service and character requirements.
St. Joseph’s Catholic School
» St. Joseph’s Catholic School and Christ Church Episcopal School celebrated the culmination of their joint “Together for Greenville” spirit week with a donation to St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School totaling $41,000. The two schools hosted a 5K Color Run, multiple spirit nights at local restaurants, a roller skating night, powderpuff game, movie night, bubble soccer tournament and more, followed by a pre-game cookout at CCES before the Christ Church vs. SJCS varsity football game Oct. 23.