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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Rock Hill Schools Information for October 8

"Back the Pack" Off to Great Start
Oct. 3 Dozens of volunteers showed up at the October 3rd kickoff at the Flex Center to accept food, books, and money. Six food items and two drinks were placed in over 600 packs for the children who have little or nothing to eat when they're not in school. The first distribution date is set for this Friday, Oct. 10.
ParentSmart Offers Free Parenting Class
For parents who want their elementary age children to help with chores, avoid temper tantrums, and stop arguing when it's bedtime, ParentSmart has the answer. For eight weeks beginning Oct. 16, weekly parenting classes will be offered. For more info, call 803.981-1557.
Band of Thunder Sweeps Awards
Congratulations to director James Turner and the South Pointe Band of Thunder on an outstanding job on Oct. 4 at the Olde English Festival of Bands held in Rock Hill. The band won all three caption awards for best music, guard, and percussion and won class 2A. The band placed 5th overall and 4th overall in music.
Ebinport Students Await Halloween Treat
Ebinport students have two treats in store, thanks to music teacher Lucille Harper. Grades 4 and 5 will listen to Jimmy Sims, a professional singer from Germany on Oct. 9, and kindergarteners will be treated to a percussion performance and workshop on Oct. 31 by Gary Green, drummer for Hootie and the Blowfish.

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