Choraliers holding benefit concert Jan. 16

January 5, 2014 

Choraliers benefit concert Jan. 16

St. Jude Benefit Concert with the Clover Choraliers is scheduled at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 at Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Hwy. 55 E.

Choraliers are teaming up with River Hills Lions Club and Mopen to Memphis with all proceeds going to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Email choraliers@gmail.com for ticket information.

Apply for Governor’s School arts program

The South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities is accepting applications for the 2014 summer programs and the 2014/2015 academic high school year until Wednesday, Jan. 8.

The public residential high school serves students statewide and is located in downtown Greenville. SCGSAH offers rigorous academics and pre-professional training in five arts areas: creative writing, dance, drama, music and visual arts. Summer programs are offered in each of the art areas.

Online application are available at www. scgsah.org under Admissions.

For more information, call 864-282-3713.

Education tour in Charlotte Jan. 23

A cross-country, whistle-stop train and motor coach tour in support of school choice will make a stop in Charlotte.

Hosted by National School Choice Week, the tour – which features 14 whistle-stop events from Newark to San Francisco – provides students, parents, educators and community leaders with the opportunity to celebrate effective education options, while calling for even greater school choice in North Carolina and across the country.

The Charlotte event, the fourth event on the tour, will be held at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 23 at Carolinas Aviation Museum. Attendance is free, but reservation is requested by visiting schoolchoicetrain.com.

In its fourth year, National School Choice Week (Jan. 26-Feb. 1) shines a spotlight on the need for all types of education options – from traditional public schools to public charter schools, magnet schools, private schools, online learning, and homeschooling.

Sophomores can apply for GSSM

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics is accepting applications from current high school sophomores through Feb. 15. Online applications are available at scgssm.org/apply-now.

GSSM is a two-year, public, residential high school specializing in the advanced study of science, technology, engineering and math.

GSSM applicants should be high school sophomores and state residents, have a PSAT score of 110 or higher (math and verbal only), have an unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher, complete geometry, algebra I and II, English II and one lab science by the end of sophomore year.

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