A classroom of exceptional third graders at Abner Creek Academy has the distinction of completing the most math lessons in the nation using an adaptive software program called Dreambox Learning. Even more importantly, every student now is working above grade level.
Before Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport was the place that Upstate residents could call home for flights across the country, it was home for a community of farmers and mill workers, who also enjoyed a little baseball when the day’s work was complete.
When Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church moved into Greer from Bailey’s Crossroads around 1881, church leadership decided on an addition to its modest, wooden, country house of worship – a bell. It cost $37.65. For the last year or so, First Presbyterian (formerly Mt.
Greer career center students recently completed welding certifications in record numbers.
Strawberries are in season, but only for a few more weeks.
The Sandy Flat Berry Patch opened its “you pick” farm last week, marking the official start to the strawberry picking season. And several local residents wasted no time getting their hands on their favorite spring treat.
Byrnes High’s Cierra Hill says she relies on her peers for support, but the reality is, they draw support and encouragement from her.
Tracey McGee was crowned Miss Clemson University in January. Pictured left to right are: Brook Sill (third runner-up), Hope Harvard (first runner-up), McGee, Alex Limberis (second runner-up) and Tiffany Sharpe (fourth runner-up).
Twenty-seven high achieving Girl Scouts, who demonstrated outstanding leadership by initiating and completing a sustainable service projects, were recognized with Gold Awards at Belk Auditorium at Presbyterian College recently.
The Gold Award is the highest award that a Girl Scout Senior or Ambassador in grades nine-12 may earn.
Greer High School student David Pineros breezed through the 50-meter dash, received his bronze medal, flexed his muscles and hugged his friends.
Greer Community Ministries is hosting an art show featuring the works of one of their Meals on Wheels diners. The colored-pencil drawings and water color paintings of Hal Endsley, 92, a WWII veteran, are on display through the end of May at the local non-profit’s facility.