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Posted: October 2, 2013 - 10:49am
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North Augusta Middle School eighth-graders participated in Dress Like A Pirate Day on Thursday, Sept. 26. The pupils learned about the coastal pirates who had an impact on South Carolina's history in the 1700s. SPECIAL
North Augusta Middle School eighth-graders participated in Dress Like A Pirate Day on Thursday, Sept. 26. The pupils learned about the coastal pirates who had an impact on South Carolina's history in the 1700s. SPECIAL

• Today is an early release day for Aiken County Public Schools.

• The 28th annual Science Education Enrichment Day will be held Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the University of South Carolina Aiken. The event will feature interactive and hands-on science and math activity stations. The event is presented by the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, USC Aiken and Aiken County Public Schools.

• There is no school for Aiken County Public Schools on Oct. 18.

• The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications through Jan. 8 for its 2014 summer programs and the 2014-15 academic school year. For details and requirements, visit www.scgsah.org.

• Thursday is Domino’s Night.

• The school carnival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Arm bands are $12 in advance and $15 on Saturday. Tickets for games and inflatables are five for $1 in advance and four for $1 on Saturday.

• The school book fair will be held Oct. 11-17.

• College Application Day is today from 9 a.m. to noon in the media center. The event is sponsored by the S.C. Commission on Higher Education.

• The Jostens meeting will be held Oct. 15 from 10:45 to 11:45 a.m. in the commons.

• Graduation supplies can be ordered Oct. 22 from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the conference room.

• Fall HSAP will be administered Oct. 22-24.

• Educational Opportunity Day for juniors and seniors is Oct. 31 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the commons.

• Seniors are collecting old, used cell phones for a senior fundraiser. Phones can be given to a senior or to Ms. Smith.

• Board of directors meetings are held on the last Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Fox Creek conference room.

• The following pupils are members of the Double H Reading Club: Parker McGhee, Lauren Herrera, Bryson Mathis and Drew Pond.

• The first collection for Box Tops, Cambpell labels, Tyson labels, ink cartridges and cell phones is due Friday. The school's goal this year is $5,300.

• The Scholastic book fair will be held Monday through Oct. 11.

• Parent/teacher conference day is Oct. 28. Report cards will be issued on this day.

• Commemorative bricks for the school’s courtyard walkways can be ordered through Dec. 13. Order forms are available in the school office.

• Those interested in volunteering at the school must attend a volunteer training session. Contact Cathy Martin or Ordean Crews at (803) 442-6170 for more information.

• The nurse needs donations of clean used clothing for the clothes closet. The items will be used in the event of emergencies or accidents.

• For a donation of $15, a new hardcover book will be placed in the school’s library with a bookplate in the front of the book honoring a child or teacher. Gift book donations will be announced during the HHE Morning News Show. Forms are available in the school’s library media center.

• HHE T-shirts are $12 each. Youth and adult sizes are available. Make checks payable to HHE.

• The PTO fall carnival will be held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 19.

• The school book fair will be held Oct. 21-25.

• Report card night will be held Oct. 30 from 3:30 to 7 p.m.

• There is no school Oct. 31-Nov. 1. These are teacher workdays.

• The school will have a It’s Spooky to be Hungry food drive throughout October.

• The following pupils have been named students of the month for October: Amiah Slater, Brady Sherlock, Olivia Hedman, Megan Arnol, Brandon Guerrero, Bliss Sherlock, Kathryn Coleman, Shelby Davis, Alwyn Lever, Noah Gorman, Brady Jenkins, Joey Counsellor, Nolan Sweat, DeAndrea Head, Joseph Kingston Sherlock, Andrew Towner, Trevin Ramos, Layla Snyder, Sean Smith, Grace Greer, KeOndre Whitfield, Mary Sadie Riley, Hannah Teague, Robert Hilliard, Iverson McKie, Demari Jones, Hannah Rogers, Angelina Kovacs, Zoey Owens, Ashley Maddox, Blake Dominey, Caitlin Cochran and Tyreek Jennings.

• Volunteer chaperone trainings will be held today at 11:30 a.m. and 11:45 a.m.; Friday at 7:15 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.; and Oct. 27 at 3:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m.

• The PTO yard sale will be held Saturday from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

• Recess monitors are needed. Available times are: 10:10-10:30 a.m., 10:35-10:55 a.m., 11-11:20 a.m., 11:30-11:50 a.m., and 12:30-12:50 p.m. Any adult interested in being a recess monitor and able to spare 20 minutes per week or every other week should contact shooper@aiken.k12.sc.us.

• PTO will accept bags of individually wrapped candy for the fall carnival on Oct. 27.

• Zaxby’s night is Oct. 22.

• The fall carnival will be held Oct. 27 from 2 to 5 p.m.

• School T-shirts are $10 each. Order forms are available in the front office.

North Augusta Middle

• The Junk In Your Trunk Sale will be held Saturday from 8 to 11 a.m. Vendor fees are $10 for one spot or $15 for two spots. Fees can be paid in cash or a check to NAMS PTO. Vendor forms and fees are due by 2 p.m. Oct. 4. For more information, call (803) 442-6200 during school hours.

• Sponsors and donations for the archery team’s needs are being sought. Needs include equipment, volunteers and financial assistance. Those interested in helping should e-mail Mr. Bartley at the school.

• The Synergistic Lab is in need of paper towels, AA batteries, notebook paper, black medium point Sharpies, vinyl gloves, 9-inch balloons, Elmer Glue All, baby food carrots, wax paper, jars of yeast, packets of ketchup and mustard, and sandwich and snack bags.

• PTO family memberships are $5. Visit the PTO page on the school’s Web site for forms and announcements.

• The NAMS School Improvement Council meets the third Tuesday of each month.

• The second annual OLP Polar Bear Golf Scramble will be held Nov. 2 at Goshen Plantation. There is a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Call (803) 279-8396 ext. 100 for more information.

• Catholic Schools Week will be held Jan. 26 through Feb. 1 with daily events at the school.

• The PTO is selling season passes for $20. The passes are good for home football, basketball and volleyball games. Coupons for local businesses are included on the back of each pass.

• Progress reports will be available Friday.

• Report cards will be issued Oct. 25.

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