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Monday, April 26, 2010

Rock Hill School News For Monday, April 26, 2010

Don't forget the School Board Business meeting tonight at 6:00 PM.

Rock Hill Schools High School dramatists join together for the first all-district Honors Play at 7:30 pm on April 29 & 30 at Rock Hill High School. Children of a Lesser God, directed by Stephanie Daniels (Rock Hill High) is about the deaf culture. To authenticate their roles, students learned sign language. 

Congratulations to:
  • Brooke Rice and the Rawlinson Road Middle School 6th grade and combined 7th-8th grade choruses for receiving all superior ratings at the Carowinds Music Festival. Brooke and Lisa Kania (Sullivan Middle School) recently had students invited to perform with the Winthrop University Chorale at its spring performance of Carmina Burana.                              
  • Director Jeremy Shaw and the Rock Hill High School concert, honors, and chamber orchestras which all received superior ratings at the 2010 South Carolina Concert Festival. 
  • Lee Pearson (Old Pointe Elementary) on her selection by the Rock Hill Branch of the American Assn. of University Women as a 2010 AAUW Named Gift Honoree. 
  • Rosewood Elementary has been awarded a $1,000 grant and pedometers for all students and staff from S. C. Action of Healthy Kids. The school will implement nutrition and physical activity components which include a walking trail added to the campus.  
  • Northside Elementary raised $3,518.23 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Classes competed to see which one could collect the most money, and then they gathered together on the field to participate in a walk-a-thon. The fundraiser was coordinated by Laura Adkins and Sally Jackson.  
  • Oakdale Elementary will present "Oakdale's Got Talent" at  7:00 pm April 29 at South Pointe High School. The all-school music revue, directed by Joan Keever, will feature singing, dancing, instrumental pieces, improvisation, and a piece by second-graders. Oakdale's Dynamic Dragon Step Team will also perform.  
  • The Northwestern High School Jazz Combo, under the baton of Mark Yost, will provide music during dinner at the S. C. Teacher of the Year Banquet in Columbia on April 28. The combo will perform a featured selection after the dinner which will be taped by ETV for broadcast later in the year. 
  • Saluda Trail Middle School's Lauren Yon (drama) and Pam  Johnson (music) will take the Music Man Junior cast to the Broadway Junior Celebration on April 30 at the Blumenthal Center. Students will participate in workshops and perform a five-minute number from the school's production in the Knight Theater. The audience will include other participating schools, observers, and a distinguished panel of Broadway professionals from New York City.

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