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Anderson 4 Seeking Substitute Nurses
The substitute pay rate for Registered Nurses is $120 per day. Complete information can be found under Classified Vacancies or by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 403-2022.
RMS Band & Choir Performs at Carowinds
The Riverside Middle School Band and Choir performed at the Carowinds Festival of Music on Saturday, April 30, 2016. The ensembles each performed 2-3 prepared pieces of literature for three judges. Both ensembles earned the highest rating from all three judges, and both ensembles received an overall Superior rating. We are so proud of our seventh grade musicians!
RMS Earns Superior Rating SC Middle School Choral Performance Assessment
On Wednesday, April 13, the Riverside Middle Singers, traveled to Columbia to participate in the SC Middle School Choral Performance Assessment. The students performed 3 prepared pieces for 3 judges and sight-read a new piece of music they had never seen before for 1 judge. They earned Superior ratings (the highest possible) from all four judges! Congratulations RMS Singers!
New Career Center Underway
The new Career Center for Anderson Districts 3, 4, and 5 is well underway. Now known as the Anderson Institute of Technology, the Center's schematic design phase is complete as well as course offerings and career programs have been determined. The location of the Center will be on the existing Lakeside Middle School campus in Anderson 5 and construction is set to commence spring of 2017. The Center is funded by the one-cent sales tax referendum approved by voters in 2014. To date countywide, over $15,029,506 has been generated by the additional penny in just nine months and $274,341 has been applied to reducing your property taxes in Anderson 4 at this point in the collections.
FFA Students Take State Title
A super huge congratulations to this year's Pendleton FFA Floriculture Team for winning the South Carolina State FFA Floriculture Competition recently at Spartanburg Community College. They had to prove their knowledge of greenhouse production, plant identification, take a written test and create a horticulture arrangement. Because of their win they will compete at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis this October. It was a wonderful team consisting of:
Cathryn Merriman- 5th high individual
Tykeria Porter- 3rd high individual
Clayton Partain- 2nd high individual
Sydney Gambrell- Highest individual in the competition
Blake Berry- FFA Advisor