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Sunday, May 19, 2013

Rock Hill School District News #rockhill #rockhillschools

Description: RHHS_BPA_2013Rock Hill High Scores National Win
Congratulations to members of the RHHS Business Professionals of America (BPA) organization who recently competed against 6,000 students from 23
states May 8-12 in the National Leadership Conference in Orlando. Members
of “Love at First Bite”—Allison Cooke, Drew  Bridges, Caitlin Yasika, Justin
Horne, and Tyler Wilk—won the national award in the Fair Trade Challenge. 
          In this challenge, students had to create their own business and
“develop an operating plan and organizational structure to initiate a Fair
Trade Business.” Students had to set up a booth for their business and
compete with others to sell products. In addition, senior Justin Horne was a
Description: RHHS_BPA_Awardtop 10 finalist in the entrepreneurship competition.
          Elated advisor, Jennifer Molnar, stated: “I am so proud of my business
students. They represented the ROCK with great professionalism and made
a name for S.C. at the BPA national level. Their outstanding performance at
the NLC (National Leadership Conference) was a direct result of their dedication,
passion and entrepreneurial skills.”
Dates of Interest
  • May 20–Drop-in to recognize Stephen Ward on his retirement, 4:00-5:30 pm, D.O. Board Room
  • May 20-24–Bus Driver Appreciation Days
  • May 21–Sullivan Chorus, directed by Lisa Pecaria, auditorium, 7 pm, free
  • May 21–Rawlinson Road Spring Musical, Cinderella, directed by Brooke Rice and Elise Archie, auditorium, 7 pm, donation
  • Rock Hill High 12th Annual Brett Ringer Golf Tournament, June 20, Pinetuck Golf Course, proceeds go toward college scholarships 

  • The Northwestern Trojan Girls’ Basketball Team will offer a pick-up chicken lunch on May 30 from 10 am-2 pm (info attached with order form) 
Candidates for CERRA Advisory Board
Risӫ Strickland and Carol Weaver, English teachers at Rock Hill High, are running for the CERRA (Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement) Advisory Board. Risӫ is running for the mentor position, and Carol, the Teacher Cadet position. They are the only teachers from Rock Hill Schools running, so good luck Risӫ and Carol.
Focusing on Energy and "Cash for the Classroom"
Kim Melander, Director of Energy, has published a newsletter titled Energy and Systems. He has shared some great information, and employees should especially note the details about the “Apple Award Program” on page 2. There are some great prizes, but the date of May 17 is especially important!

National Board News
A Candidate Support Provider workshop is being planned for June 18-19. This training is an opportunity for liaisons or current NBCT’s to receive the information and support they need to most effectively support candidates. CERRA will cover the costs associated with the training, including materials. Those interested should email Jenna Hallman at pronto since space is limited.
Elaine T. Baker
Director of Information Services
Rock Hill Schools

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