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Friday, May 24, 2013

Rock Hill School District News #rockhill #rockhillschools

Congratulations to . . .
  • the Central Child Development Center on celebrating its 10th birthday on May 22 and receiving its accreditation;
  • Jackie Jones, principal of The Children’s School at Sylvia Circle, who has been invited to the June 12 meeting of the State Board of Education for recognition of her school’s placing 8th in the nation in First in Math.  And, Jeff Venables, District Teacher of the Year and S.C. Honor Roll Teacher, will also be honored.
  • Samantha McManus, library media specialist at Sullivan, whose article about the recent S.C. Read-In at the State House in Columbia, appears in the May Media Center Messenger published by the S.C. Assn. of School Librarians (see below.  

Summer Reading
The district is pleased to announce that all elementary schools will have a summer reading program. Programs will differ, but keeping the importance of reading before students is the goal! In addition, Winslow Schock, organizer of  “Cheer for Children” events, will give away his 20,000th free book on May 29 at Mount Holly Elementary. Dr. Winslow, as he’s better known, has been donating books to families, classes, and summer programs for years
Dates of Interest
  • May 27 – Teacher Appreciation Night at Chico’s, Millwood Plaza off Herlong, 5-9 pm
  • May 30  “Sights & Sounds” fine arts performance, Rawlinson Road Middle School, 5:30 pm, front patio
  • May 30  District’s Retirement Banquet, Events at Manchester, 7 pm 
  • May 31 – “Harmony High: The Musical” by fifth-graders at Northside Elem. School of the Arts, 7 pm in Sullivan Auditorium, directed by Northside Arts Team of Kelli PassmorePaul Nutter, Jodi HaynesAron Smart, Laura Adkinsand Jill Williams, free
  • June 10 – Public Forum on 2013-14 Operating Budget, D.O. Board Room, 6 pm
The Northwestern Trojan Girls’ Basketball Team will offer a pick-up chicken lunch on May 30 from 10 am-2 pm 

Medical Clinic Summer Schedule
The Rock Hill Medical Clinic, located at the Rock Hill Family Resource Center, will be open two days a week in June to accommodate families in need .

Elaine T. Baker
Director of Information Services
Rock Hill Schools

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