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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Rock Hill School District News #rockhill #rockhillschools

Congratulations to . . .
  • the students at Finley Road Elementary who have been invited to lead the National Anthem tonight (Nov. 13) at the Winthrop men’s basketball game. The “Finley Falcons” will be directed by Terri Westphal.
  • the Mock Trial Team at Sullivan Middle School which placed first Nov. 9 in regional competition and will  advance to state competition in Lexington, S. C., on Dec. 6-7. Team sponsors are Lia McKay andWilliam McHenry, and coaches are local attorneys Dan Ballou and Stephen Cox.
  • Mt. Holly Elementary on its new track! Several years ago the School Improvement Council started a project to build a walking track. Students, staff members, parents, several business owners and the school’s PTO joined forces to raise the $34,000 needed. As you can see from the attached photo, students and staff are enjoying the concrete track which is 5 feet wide and ¼ mile in length.
  • Rock Hill Schools on receiving a “Commitment Award” on Nov. 7 from the S. C. National Safety Council for supporting the “Alive at 25” program for educating high school drivers in an effort to prevent fatalities.
School and Community Events
  • The 2014 School Choice Fair will be held from 6:30-8:00 Thursday evening, Nov. 21, in the gym at Saluda Trail Middle School. Parents of students who are interested in learning about the district’s nine schools of choice (The Children’s School at Sylvia Circle, Ebinport Elem., Northside Elem. School of the Arts, Oakdale Elem., Richmond Drive Elem., Rosewood Elem., Sunset Park Center for Accelerated Studies, Saluda Trail Middle and Sullivan Middle) are welcome to attend.
  • Northside Elementary's fourth-graders will perform “Joust: A Mighty Medieval Musical” at 7:00 p.m. Nov. 15 in the Sullivan Auditorium. First-graders will present “Creepy Creatures!” at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 22 in the sanctuary of Northside Baptist Church.
  • A free child safety seat check will be held from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, in the parking lot of the Rock Hill Family Resource Center at 410 E. Black Street.
Noteworthy Dates
Nov. 15 – America Recycles Day
Nov. 18-22 – American Education Week
Nov. 20 – Support Staff Day
Nov. 20 – 125th Birthday Celebration
Elaine T. Baker
Director of Information Services

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