Editor’s note: A Greer Middle College student who aspires to be a politician shared his opinions on Covid-19’s effects on schools. These are not the opinions of The Greer Citizen but of the GMC freshman and Chairman of 4th District Teenage Republican for Greer and Greenville.
Current students and their families were invited to an Open House at Bonds Career Center on Thursday. Attendees were able to tour the school and meet teachers, administrator, and other staff, as well as get a behind the scenes look at some of the school’s class offerings.
North Greenville University (NGU) will now offer credit to high school students who have earned the Seal of Biliteracy. NGU is the first higher education institution in South Carolina to make this offer to grade students.
City adds school
The Greer Police Department was able to add grant-funded positions for two additional School Resource Officers (SROs) at Woodland Elementary and J. Harley Bonds Career Center for the new school year.
Drivers in Greenville and Spartanburg counties are being warned to stay alert during morning and afternoon traffic as students are back in school and there are more cars––and pedestrians––on roadways.
A new bill was signed into law recently which grants paid parental leave for school district employees. The bill, signed by South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster requires school districts to provide up to six weeks of maternity leave and two weeks of paternal leave for employees due to the birth, adoption, or fostering of a child.
Forty-nine North Greenville University (NGU) faculty and staff members, representing 550 years of work with the institution, were recognized for their five-year service milestones during a chapel service for university personnel on August 9.
NGU String Project info
meeting set for Aug. 21
The NGU String Project will return to Mountain View Elementary on Monday, Aug. 21, 5-6 p.m.