Blue Ridge Lions Club president Hope Barbare presented Blue Ridge Middle eighth grader Kenna Bunnell with a third place ribbon for her entry into the Peace Poster Contest. This year’s theme was ‘kindness matters.’ Bunnell is a three-time club level winner and this year placed third in the district 32S contest.
Teacher Recruitment Fair is set for March 29
The Expo, a one-day teacher job fair sponsored by the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA), will be held on Friday, March 29, at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds in Columbia.
Six Blue Ridge Middle students were selected for the 2019 Greenville All-County Band. They participated in a clinic at Riverside High with over 100 of the best middle school musicians in the county.
South Carolina Connections Academy, a tuition-free, state-wide, online public school, announces open enrollment for the 2019-20 school year.
South Carolina students are invited to enter the 2019 Project Sentry Logo / Meme Contest. This year’s theme is “Preventing Gun Violence in Our Schools: Know the Signs.”
Weather make-up days in effect this week
Greenville County Schools will be in session for students on Friday, March 22; Monday, March 25; and Monday, April 22 to make up days missed this school year due to inclement weather.
North Greenville University student Evan Hamlin, of Greer, won second place along with the Stagecraft Institute of Las Vegas (SILV) Award for Excellence in Technology and Design: Don Childs Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) region IV festival 51 for his original sound designs.
Junior League writing contest taking entries
The Junior League of Greenville (JLG) is now accepting entries for its seventh annual Young Women’s Writing Contest. The contest is open to all female students in Greenville County public, private and home school programs in grades 6 through 12.
The Institute for Child Success (ICS), an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit research and policy organization dedicated to the success of all young children, today released the digital version of “South Carolina Early Childhood Annual Data Report 2019” (commonly referred to as SC Data Book).
National College Fair set for March 16
The Upstate South Carolina National College Fair will be held on Saturday, March 16, from 1-4 p.m. at Furman University’s Timmons Arena. The college fair is hosted by the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) and is the only fair offered in South Carolina.