• The following Area II teachers were recognized April 16 as their school's First Year Teacher of the Year: Kaylyn Bryant, North Augusta Elementary; Samantha Taylor, North Augusta High; and Sandra Zeller, North Augusta Middle.
• Francis Hugh Wardlaw Academy has earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement.
• The next early release date for Aiken County Public Schools is May 7.
• PASS testing will be administered May 7-9.
• Aiken County Public Schools next make-up day is May 26.
• Edgefield County School District will make up inclement weather days on May 26 and June 6.
• A Multi-Class Reunion for the 1952 to 1980 classes of Langley-Bath-Clearwater High School will be held Aug. 23 from 5 p.m. to midnight at the North Augusta Community Center, 495 Brookside Ave. Cost is $40 per person and dress is casual. Because of limited space, paid reservations must be received by June 15. Make payments payable to: The Multi-Class LBC Reunion. Mail paid reservations to The Multi-Class LBC Reunion, c/o Kathy D. New, 222 Patricia Drive, North Augusta, SC 29841. Call Mel Minitor at (803) 593-0355 or Kathy D. New at (803) 593-9842 for more information.
• The following pupils made the 100 Book Club: Kasandra Cruz, Gavin Herron, Trey Sutton and
• The following pupils were named to the Principal's Writing Board for April: Aiden Sheppard, kindergarten; Jasmine Stephens, first grade; Jordan Thomas, second grade; Ella Risse, third grade; Caryssa Harris-Luke, fourth grade; and Ashley Grant, fifth grade.
• Those interested in volunteering at the school should e-mail BelvederePTO@yahoo.com.
• The following pupils made the Double H Reading Club: Lydia Stewart, Sayde Dunaway, Jessica Jones, Lauren Lusk, Paden Quinn, Mackenzie Dees, Andrew Hudlow, Amber Devine and
• Domino's Night is
• Student council is collecting items for the homeless through April 30. Suggested items that can be donated include: toothbrushes, baby wipes, toothpaste and deodorant.
• The following pupils made the 100 Book Club:
Zaylee Woods, Julian Beecham and Shaniya Butler.
200 Book Club: Britton Kate Jiunnies.
300 Book Club: Tessa Timmerman.
Page Master: Ivan Potapenko and Madelyn Jones.
Dolphin Readers Respond Book Club: Pencil Level: Allie Gardiner and
Yearly goal: Tessa Timmerman.
• The following fourth graders were named PASS Scholars: Mariel Baker, Annsley Baxley, Austin Brown, Barrett Coleman, Hannah Cutshall, DaLee Gunter, Aidan Hadley, Jaivin Heera, Graham Morlan, Sean Olver-Serrano, Taloria Scott and Bobby Shelton.
• The following fifth graders were named PASS Scholars: Winter Appleton, Laura Bachelder, Grant Brown, Bryson Holton, Tiara Missey, Melissa Murph, Marshall Robinson, D.J. Shearhouse and Riley Wise.
• The following were elected FBLA state officers: Zane Stripling, state vice president for district 2, and Grace McClain, state parliamentarian.
• The transition fair for rising sixth-graders will be held Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.
• The following PTO board positions are available to parents who will have a child attending North Augusta Middle during the 2014-15 school year: president and vice president-administrative. Those interested should contact Drenda Hardy at (803) 634-3838 by May 8.
• Pupils entering seventh grade are required to have the Tdap vaccine. The Department of Health and Environment Control will have a clinic at the school for current sixth graders on May 14.
• The NAMS School Improvement Council meets on third Mondays of each month.
Our Lady of Peace
• The Strawberry Festival will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school’s soccer field. The festival will include a variety of items made with strawberries, Gurosik berries, games, inflatables, prizes, crafts, bake sale, Knights of Columbus Cookout and more.
• The transition fair for rising sixth-graders will be Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.