Jackson Demumbreum, of Lyman, recently attended Space Camp at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s Official Visitor Center.
The Greenville County College Fair for high school juniors and seniors will be held Sept. 17-18 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.
The fair will be open Monday from 9-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Tuesday from 9-11:30 a.m.
Tigerville seeking cafeteria help
The Tigerville Elementary cafeteria is hiring a part-time employee for the hours 10:45 a.m.-1:45 p.m.
Interested candidates should contact Chris Spellman in the Food and Nutrition Services office at 355-7548.
Buena Vista holding open house dates
Buena Vista Elementary will hold Open House on two dates, Monday, Sept. 10, for K-2nd graders, and Tuesday, Sept. 11, for 3rd-5th graders.
Riverside High senior honor student Pratamesh Ramasubramanian recently fulfilled an Eagle Scout requirement by creating a sensory garden at Washington Center. With the help of friends, he donated, installed and planted items for the school’s new nature trail. The sensory garden includes blooming flowers, wind chimes and decorative rocks.
Beginning in Fall 2018, North Greenville University’s Greer campus will add new professional development opportunities, including seminars and professional certificates consisting of 8-week courses.
Buena Vista provides free breakfast
The Universal Breakfast Program provides free breakfast to all students at Buena Vista Elementary, regardless of free and reduced meal status.
Doors open at 7:15 a.m. for breakfast in the school cafeteria.
Greenville County Schools (GCS) opened doors to students on Monday, Aug. 20, for the 2018-19 school year.
This year, the district has 76,000 students enrolled in its various elementary, middle, and high, schools, career centers and specialized schools.
Other numbers for the upcoming school year include:
Eastside wins academic tournament
The Eastside High Academic Team was named best in the nation at the recent 2018 National Senior Beta Club Convention.
Eastside defeated teams from Illinois and Missouri in the championship rounds, winning the final round by 100 points.
Applications are being accepted through Aug. 30 for the NGU/Kroc String Project which offers affordable beginning stringed instrument classes for children in third through fifth grade.