Spartanburg District Five Schools is currently seeking to fill two vacancies on the Board of Trustees, a nine member board that provides vision and leadership, while overseeing policy and financial decisions, and monitoring the operations of the school district.
Mountain View Elementary wrapped up its Make-A-Wish fundraising efforts and Childhood Cancer Awareness activities last week. Above: Hunter and Cunningham’s K5 class won the Penny War contest by raising $437.54. The school total raised was $2,189.32.
Rhonda Rhodes will represent the South Carolina Association of Elementary School Principals at the 2019 National Distinguished Principals program.
Community Fest 2019 @ Greenville Tech will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the college’s Barton Campus. This is a fun day of learning for the whole family with hands-on activities and demonstrations.
Students named as Merit Semifinalists
Several area students are among the 16,000 semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
Garrett D. Roach
Christopher D. Trinh
Georgia N. Calhoun
Dakota J. Dudley
Chloe S. Wright
Greer High student Sarah Cagle’s mixed media painting of the Inland Port has been purchased by the South Carolina Ports Authority for permanent display.
The Ports Authority became interested in her painting after viewing it at the City of Greer’s Juried Art Exhibition last spring.
Mountain View is teaming up with Make-A-Wish during the month of September in recognition of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month to help raise money to grant a wish kid’s wish.
Several Mountain View students have had wishes granted from the organization, and another is eligible for a wish.