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  • March for Babies Superbowl LIV Campaign

    • Please donate money for your favorite football team all week
    • The 49ers or The Chiefs
    Monday 1/27: 
    • All Out Purple Day (Dress in all purple)
    Tuesday 1/28: 
    • Twins and Triplets Day (Dress like a friend)
    Wednesday 1/29: 
    • Wacky Tacky Day (Wear bright colors or crazy socks)
    Thursday 1/30: 
    • D. R. Hill Day (Wear your DRH gear or colors)
    Friday 1/31: 
    • Super Bowl Day (Wear the colors of your favorite NFL team)
    Friday 1/31: 
    • Hat Day (Pay $1 for a sticker to wear a hat)
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  • Middle School Wrestling State Championship

    Congratulations to Chris Foster, 8th grade student here at D.R. Hill Middle for qualifying for the middle school wrestling state championship!

    Pictured on the back row, second to the left.


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  • South Carolina All-State Orchestra

    Please join us in congratulating Saylor Symborski, and 8th grade student here at D.R. Hill, for making the 1st Violin section in the 2020 SCMEA South Carolina All-State Orchestra.  Saylor made first chair in the SC Region One Orchestra Orchestra this fall and then auditioned for All-State earlier this month.  We are so proud of Saylor's hard work!

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  • Unofficial Region Band Results

    We recently had a number of students who auditioned for our region band. These students competed against the best students from Cherokee, Laurens, Newberry, Spartanburg, Union, and York county for an opportunity to be placed in our region honor band. 


    Please help me congratulate the following students for earning a spot in our region honor band: 
    Makayla Downs (Oboe)
    Nikkos Pantelis (Oboe) 
    Karly Hough (Bassoon) 
    Amelia Mallory (Contrasbass Clarinet) 
    Max Bolds (Saxophone) 
    J.J. Rogers (Tenor Saxophone)
    Jacquori Peters (Baritone Saxophone)
    Nic Degler (Trumpet)
    Kennan Foster (Trumpet) 
    Juan Martinez (Trumpet) 
    Andrew Balanyuk (Trumpet)
    Grace Bohmer (Horn)
    Henriette Brenner (Horn) 
    Colin Linaman (Horn) 
    Jack McCravy (Trombone) 
    John Kinard (Tuba) 
    Also, please wish the following students good luck as they scored high enough to compete for an All-State position: 
    Makayla Downs (Oboe)  3rd 
    Karly Hough (Bassoon)  2nd 
    Amelia Mallory (Contrasbass Clarinet) 1st 
    Max Bolds (Saxophone) 2nd 
    J.J. Rogers (Tenor Saxophone) 1st 
    Jacquori Peters (Baritone Saxophone) 1st 
    Nic Degler (Trumpet)  3rd 
    Grace Bohmer (Horn)  4th 
    Jack McCravy (Trombone)  3rd  
    We are super proud of everyone who auditioned! These kids always go above and beyond.
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  • JROTC Visit

    Wednesday, January 22nd Col Dobson and the JROTC cadets will be presenting to all 8th graders in the gym during 1st period.

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  • Yearbook Winter Sale

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  • Athletics Announcements 

    •  Girls lacrosse is now practicing. If interested, email Mr. Bill Teal for the dates. 
    • Open season baseball practice will start on Monday, Dec. 16th from 3:45-6pm at the Byrnes Baseball field. All necessary baseball equipment is encouraged (hat, glove, bat, cleats, baseball pants).
    • Boys soccer tryouts will start on January 7th at 4pm at Beech Springs.
    • The boys lacrosse workouts are held daily from 3:45pm-5:45pm at the Byrnes high school.
    • Girls soccer workouts will be held at Beech Springs from 4:30-6:30pm this week 12/16
    • Open season practice for all middle school girls (both new and returning wanting to tryout for softball: December 18th, January 8th, January 15th and January 22nd at Beech Springs Intermediate from 3:45-5:30pm.  Students may ride the activity bus to Beech Springs.  Softball weight lifting is after school on Tuesdays/Thursdays this week 12/16 and will resume after the holiday break on Tuesdays/Thursdays starting January 14th - February 3rd.  Tryouts will be February 3rd and 4th from 3:30-6pm.



    • You must have a sports physical on file to participate.
    • If you'd like to ride the athletic bus to practice or workouts, you must have your student ID.


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  • FCS Christmas Fundraiser

    Thank you for ALL your support with FCS CFA Biscuits and our faculty soup sale.  BECAUSE OF YOU,  at least 11 children will have Christmas!  We are blessed and have blessed others....keep it going!  Thank you Thomas Cotter for the drum roll and Shannon Scott for allowing your room to be used every Friday (and for your pep talk with the kids this morning)!



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  • Congratulations to our 2019-2020 Junior Scholars!

    These 16 individuals were selected based upon their performance in either the Critical Based Reading and/or the Math sections of the exam.   They will be recognized at a ceremony to take place at Converse College at a later date.

    Evan Beasley
    Grace Bohmer 
    Caroline Cash
    Corbin Gilbert
    Lilian Holifield
    Alayia Jenkins
    Kellen Jones
    John Kinard
    Jack McCravy
    Timmerian Miller
    Nikkos Pantelis
    Jocelyn Perez-Ugarte
    Liliana Pratt
    Payne Sheriff
    Saylor Symborski
    Jesse Tice
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  • Wrestling Tournament Results

    The Byrnes wrestling team competed in three tournaments December 6-7th.

    Congratulations to Semias Chambers & Zaylin Anderson - 8th grade students, for winning the championship in their respective weight class at the Laurens Raiders Tournament!
    For complete results, visit:
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