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Shannon Forest Christian School thirdgrade student Ansley Pedersen recently organized and recruited friends to hold a bake sale to benefit Mira- From left: Bear Pedersen, Champ Workman, Emma Ruth Pedersen, Ansley cle Hill Min- Pedersen and Tiffany Guerrero at the Baking for Change sale at the Grace Church istries, rais- downtown campus. ing $576. The project was recently featured in the Miracle Hill Ministries winter publication. Sterling School/ Charles Townes Center Middle School students Jayden Mae Hitzelberger, viola, and Rachel Enggasser, cello, were selected for South Carolina’s All State Orchestra. Their strings teacher is Katy Martin.
Five young dog trainers, ranging in age from 8 to 17, competed at the recent annual AKC Juniors Classic obedience championship in Orlando, Fla. The competitors prepared through the training program at Dog Trainers Workshop in Fountain Inn, a dog training and boarding facility founded by internationally recognized dog trainer Connie Cleveland. The Better Business Bureau recently launched a customer review service that provides a new platform for customers to voice favorable or unfavorable experiences they have had with local businesses. Unlike the BBB’s traditional complaint service, BBB Customer Reviews can reflect positive encounters, have no effect on a business’s BBB rating, do not seek a specific resolution and have a wider range of acceptable subject matters. Visit bbb.org/upstatesc for more information. The SC Native Plant Society will feature a program, “Rediscovering Catesby,” by Dr. Patrick McMillan on Feb. 17, 7 p.m., in the Easley High School auditorium, 965 Pelzer Highway, Easley. McMillan’s presentation will take his audience back in time with the fearless explorer Mark Catesby to examine an early South Carolina. McMillan will also speak on a joint project of the SC Botanical Garden and Furman University’s Botanica Caroliniana. Visit scnps.org for more information. McMillan Submit entries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mitchell Road Christian Academy’s sixth-grade students kicked off their Earth Stewardship learning unit recently with the Great Cleanup. Each group was assigned an area of Greenville to clean and as a whole, they picked up trash and debris on all of Mitchell Road, Shady Lane, Red Oak and Edgewood Road. Students also cleaned East North Street all the way to the Pavilion.
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Some of Theresa Gallivan's eighth graders celebrate the end of Catholic Schools Week with a half day and bowling. Pictured L to R are: Colin Burns, Liam Walker, Katy Permanente, Emmy Dickerson, Gabe Leonard, Evan Bondura, Drew Nichols, Grant Stover, Matthew Marchal, Andrew Riordan, Anna DeStefani, and Branson Guest.
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