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  • Spin Clinic

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  • Yearbook

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  • Meet the Teacher

    Join us for Meet the Teacher on Thursday, August 11th from 5-6:30pm.  Pelican's SnoBalls will have a truck in the parking lot to sell snow cones! 

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  • 2022-23 Summer Reading

    Spartanburg District 5 schools require summer reading for all honors English classes. Rising 8th grade English 1 Honors students are expected to read one book over the summer.

     

    Rising 8th Grade Honors English 1 Students

    All English 1 Honors students must read the book of his/her choice by the first day of school and take a written test during the first week of the course.  In addition to a written test, students must also be prepared for in-depth group discussion and analysis that leads to a culminating performance task.
           
     

    • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd 
    • I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
    • Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
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  • Teacher Forum Grant Winner

    Congratulations to 8th grade science teacher Heather Bowles for being named a Teacher Forum Grant Winner! We can't wait to see how she incorporates her new supplies into her classroom next year.

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  • Scholars Academy at USC Upstate

    Congratulations to Margaret Duncan, Isabella Marin and Peyton Stone for being accepted into Scholars Academy at USC Upstate!  This program is highly competitive and gives students the opportunity to take college courses and advanced high school classes over four years!

    Scholars Academy

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  • YEARBOOK

    There are 15 yearbooks remaining.  They are $40 and can be purchased from room 402.  First come, first served.

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  • Outstanding Performance Award

    Congratulations to Jennifer Diehn, Orchestra Director and our 7th and 8th grade orchestra students for earning the South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Outstanding Performance Award - Gold for the 2021-22 school year.

    The Outstanding Performance Award (OPA) is the highest achievement for orchestra programs in the state of South Carolina.  To earn this award, our school's orchestra program demonstrated a high level of proficiency in all areas of scholastic musicianship.  Points were earned and accumulated through success in Region & All-State Orchestra, Concert Performance Assessment, and Solo & Ensemble.  

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  • Holocaust Educator of Excellence Award

    Congratulations to Language Arts teacher Ashley Scruggs!  She has been awarded the South Carolina Council on the Holocaust Educator of Excellence Award.  She is the only middle school teacher recognized in the state for this honor.  For this recognition, she will receive a $500 check, a framed certificate, and an additional $500 grant to be used toward classroom resources. 

    Scruggs

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  • 2022 Orchestra Solo and Ensemble Results
     

    7th Grade Superior Ratings

    Solo Violin:  Connor Balfour and Sarah Catherine Landrum,

    Duet:  Raielle Hayes and Sarah Catherine Landrum; Jenna Thomas and Emma Taylor

    7th Grade Excellent Ratings

    Solo Violin: Alan Ellerin

    Viola:  Madalynn Crawford

    8th Grade Superior Solo Ratings

    Solo Violin:  Zoey McCrary, Mathew Ramsey, and Ben Roach

    8th Grade Duet:  Ada Jarrett and Ana Thoma; Mathew Ramsey and Ysaias Perez

    8th Grade Ensemble:  Gabrielle Gamboa, Miriam Onofre, Jeremy Rojas and Kate Furdui

    7th and 8th Grade Duet:  McKenzie Perry and Mathew Ramsey

    8th Grade Excellent Ratings

    Violin: Gabrielle Gamboa, Ada Jarrett, Haley McClure, and Kaitlyn Ramirez

    Cello:  Alexandra Marroquin-Torres

    8th Grade Ensemble:  Jaydon Gilliam, Josh Borei, Antony Melnik and Ethan McClure
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