Clover High presents ‘Midsummer Jersey’ March 23

March 18, 2013 

The Clover High School Drama Club will be presenting “Midsummer Jersey” at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Clover School District Auditorium.

Tickets cost $5 at the door.

The play is the hilarious, high-octane retelling of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” that is set on the boardwalk of a seaside town in modern-day New Jersey.

The story revolves around the impending marriage of the governor of New Jersey, the love affairs of four beach bound high school crushes, a lively crew of fairies and the staff of the local beauty salon that is managed by Patti Quince and stylist Nikki Bottom.

The night takes a magical turn when Oberon and the impish Puck arrive on the scene armed with a powerful love potion and a desire for mischief making. With several weddings and the acting careers of six beauticians hanging in the balance, the lovers take to the boardwalk, backed pop music and an iPhone-obsessed wood sprite.

Pageants Saturday

raise money for

Moped to Memphis

The Moped to Memphis pageants for St. Jude Children’s Research will be held Saturday, March 23, at Blue Eagle Academy Auditorium, 300 Clinton Ave.

There will be two pageants, one at 10 a.m. “Little Miss and Little Master Moped” and third annual “Womanless Beauty Pageant” at 6:30 p.m. C

Tickets can be purchased at CHS for $7 in advance or for $8 at the door. Student tickets cost $5.

Proceeds go to the hospital, with teacher Frank Falls traveling April 1 to Memphis to deliver the check. The goal is to raise $1 million by 2020.

DECA students bring home awards

Clover High School students participated in the DECA State Conference March 1-3 in Charleston.

DECA’s goal is to help prepare the leaders of tomorrow primarily in the field of business. DECA’s Faculty Advisors include Renee Monteith, Beth Van Etten and Libby Sprouse.

The awards the team won include:

• Jodi Croat, first place Finance Operations Research Event

• Sarah and Anna Keistler, second place Hospitality Services Team Decision Making

Noah Nissen and Brett Probert, honorable mention Entrepreneurship Written Event.

Croat and the Keistlers will be traveling April 29 to Anaheim, Calif., for the DECA Nationals.

Choraliers set record with

69 accepted to All State

CLOVER Clover High School had 69 students nominated to be part of the All State Choirs.

The Soprano Alto Tenor Bass students are: Myranda Thomas, Ricki Steele, Logan Cogdill, Kylie Weaver, Rachel Johnson, Nicole Elmiger, Ja’Bria Barber, Breanna Henson, Lexi McCleod, Kaity Froneberger, Caroline Violante, Brittany Cash, Hannah Summer, Krista Kowalczyk, Victoria Biggers, Courtney Conger, Tonia Walls, KT Sulls, Logan Hunter, Aaron Harvell, Patrick Cherry, Josh Trainer, John Edmunds, Will Vowell, Micah Childress, Austin Moore, Tyler VanDyke, Cameron Johnston, Matt Penley, Emmett Fear and Charlie Faris.

The Soprano Soprano Alto Choir students are: Courtney Ramsey, Bethany McGill, Harriet Hall, Madalyn Thomas, Annie Dellinger, Morgan Davidson, Betsy Shealy, Sydney Wood, Brittney Coonrod, Logan Aughtry, Miriam Coburn, Catherine Sampson, Elizabeth Edmunds, Meagan Martin, Caroline Hester, Dajulyn Wallace, Emily Armstrong, Bronte Babson, Karli Welch, Marisa Harkey and Kenna Babson.

The Tenor Tenor Bass are: Jonathan Ford, Wylie McCarter, Logan Johnson, Nicholas Whitesides, Zach Yang, Merrick Price, Ben Sabet, Drew Collins, Zane Vanhook, Jason Witry, Sidney Foster, Christian Berardo, Quinn Hernandez, Jason Fernandes, Patrick Love, Patrick Smith, Alex Colon.

South Carolina Music Educators Association hosted the All-State Choruses March 9 at a public concert at Byrnes Auditorium, Winthrop University Saturday.

CHS Council earns Gold

Clover High School’s student council team received the Gold Level Honor Council Award at the 65th annual Association of Student Councils State Convention held March 8-10 in Pawley’s Island.

This was awarded to them based on the type of activities they sponsor at the high school and in the community. Senior Kate Stewart also was inducted into the Terry McCoy Leadership Hall of Fame for her dedicatio and leadership skills.

Junior Adam Moore was elected State Recording Secretary and will be representing Clover and Student Council District Four in all future state meetings.

Staff advisors are Rhonda Morris and Taylor Black.

Choraliers

tickets on sale

Tickets are on sale for the Choraliers Spring Concert and Classical Concert with the Spring Show May 2, 4 and 5, and Candlelight Concert May 16-17.

Consumer science teacher honored

Clover High School Family and Consumer Science teacher Christy Wilson was honored as the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year for 2013.

Wilson, a teacher at CHS for 15 years, is active as an advisor for the Clover Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter.

She was chosen for her creativity, innovation and progressive approach to her classroom as well as for her ingenuity and perseverance used to overcome obstacles. Wilson’s classes this semester at CHS include fashion, fabric and design and family life education.

The award also encompasses her influence on students’ lives beyond the program. Wilson was an integral part of a recent Fashion Show that incorporated the designs of her students and showcased their talents.

She accepted her award Feb. 21 at Embassy Suites in Columbia.

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