Moms to Lunch Friday
Thanks to all the Moms who joined us today in the middle of the mini snow storm. We had over 100 moms eat lunch with their students. Thank you so much for this strong show of support for your student and our school. Greer Middle School is hosting a Moms to lunch event on Friday February 12th. You are welcome to join your student for lunch. 6th grade lunch is from 10:51 until 11:19, 7th grade lunch is from 12:20 until 12:45 and 8th grade lunch is from 1:15 until 1:41. Please make plans to join us.
Devon Livingston wins Greer Middle School Geographic Bee
Devon Livingston, an 8thgrade student at Greer Middle School won the school competition of the National Geographic Bee on February 4, 2016 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. The school Bee, at which students answered questions on geography, was the first round in the 28th annual National Geographic Bee. The school champions, including Devon, have taken a qualifying test and up to 100 of the top scorers on that test in each state will then be eligible to compete in their state Bee on April 1, 2016. Congratulations to Devon for this achievement.
Book Fair Feb 8th-Feb 12th
The students at Greer Middle are excited about our Book Fair coming from February 8 through 12. An amazing selection of books is headed our way! At the Book Fair you will find the latest and finest titles for students, as well as books of interest to teachers and parents. You may find out more, as well as preview books and purchase them online, at: http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/greermiddleschool.
The Book Fair is a great way to get everyone excited about reading. You can also contribute books to your teacher's classroom library. Here's a brief video that highlights the big dreams that can be realized through family reading: http://bcove.me/3hbkcxcq
Mrs. Davis Awarded Grant
Congratulations to Mrs. Davis for receiving a grant from The Greer Education Foundation. Nanette Davis, of Greer Middle School, received a $1,199.88 grant to purchase HP Chromebooks. David Dolge, chairman of the Foundation’s Grants Committee, presented the awards. For more information on this story click here.
8th Grade IGP Conferences
8th grade Individual Graduation Plan (IGP) conferences will begin in February. 8th graders will receive an appointment letter indicating the date/time to meet with a counselor to discuss high school registration and to choose a career cluster. Parent participation is requested. Contact Mrs. Rosemond at 864-355-5860 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions you might have.