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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Rock Hill School News For January 23, 2010

Rock Hill Schools will soon enroll four, five, and six-year-olds for the 2010-11 school year. With the exception of our three schools of choice (The
Children's School, Sunset Park Center for Accelerated Studies, and Northside Elementary School of the Arts), which will register students between Feb. 1 and April 15, enrollment dates for all elementary schools (and the ATC for four-year-olds) will be Feb. 22-March 5.

Dawn Bradley, a second grade teacher at Independence Elementary School received grants of $800 from Target and $250 from Family Trust FCU.

Substitute William Robbins who has been chosen "Substitute of the Semester" by Kelly Services for the North and South Carolina region. Williams was chosen based on criteria such as number of days worked, flexibility, and teacher feedback.

Sunset Park Elementary's Mary O'Grady-Jones and Sally Shive received a science and math improvement grant from the Toshiba America Foundation.
School board chairman, Bob Norwood, will be among the community's celebrity waiters at a "Jazz Lunch" from noon until 4:00 on Sunday, Jan. 24, at McHale's restaurant on Main Street. Funds will go to help people in Haiti. The Red Cross will accept donations while jazz musicians volunteer their talent.

Northwestern High School student Katie Phillips, will participate as a first violin in the S.C. All-State Orchestra. Katie is the only strings student selected from our district.

1 comment:

Nancy said...

Congratulations to the teachers receiving the classroom grants. Other teachers that are looking for a classroom grant should consider using the Adopt-A-Classroom program. By registering at, teachers can use the pre-fabricated material to easily promote their classroom to contacts. When someone donates funds to the teacher 100% of it is passes through to the classroom and is also tax deductible. Classrooms in Rock Hill are listed here:

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