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Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Rock Hill Schools Information for Wednesday, November 5, 2008

By Elaine Baker

"Back the Pack" Event Slated for Nov. 8
Williams & Fudge will sponsor a community event from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Nov. 8 to collect donations for "Back the Pack." Baked items will be for sale and children can enjoy playing on inflatables and seeing familiar mascots. Williams & Fudge is located in the Cotton Factory at the intersection of Dave Lyle Blvd. and W. White St.

Awards Breakfast Set for Nov. 21
Teacher of the Year, Bryan Coburn, and school-level teachers of the year will be recognized on Nov. 21 when the Rock Hill Area Chamber honors them and other top educators at the annual Education Awards Breakfast at The Connection. A senior from each high school will also be recognized, and the Northwestern High School Troubadours, directed by Gene Bumgardner, will entertain.

Middle Schools to Host Mini-Conference
Dutchman Creek and Sullivan Middle Schools will host a regional conference of the S. C. Middle School Assn. on Thursday, Nov. 13.

Students at Sullivan Middle School  had their picture taken in the shape of a large ribbon to indicate their support of the American Cancer Society and to celebrate raising over $1,000 for the cause. Teacher Mary Sanford, who completed the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, worked with students to increase their awareness of the disease and the need for more research.  

Congratulations to drama teacher Tamara Altman and the Northwestern High School thespians on placing second in the high school play competition sponsored by the S. C. Theatre Assn. Their production of Time Flies is now in exhibition at the SCTA convention at Newberry College.

Rock Hill Schools will host the S.C. Region 1 Honors Orchestra at South Pointe High School on Nov. 14 and 15. This orchestra includes students from Laurens, Spartanburg, Boiling Springs, and Rock Hill. A public concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. Nov.15 in the school auditorium.

School Talk on Cable 18, produced by students in Martha Menchinger's class at the Applied Technology Center and hosted by Supt. Lynn Moody, now features Walter Wolff, from the Phoenix Academy; Jamie Quinn, from the Renaissance Academy; Sandy Andrews, from Rock Hill Adult Education; Sandra Lindsay-Brown, from The Children's School at Sylvia Circle; and Tammy White, Sunset Park Elementary. The show is on unique schools and programs.

This is a great week for football in the District Three Stadium. The South Pointe High Stallions will host the Rock Hill High Bearcats on Thursday Nov. 6, and the Northwestern High Trojans will host the Gaffney High Indians on November 7. Games begin at 7:30.

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