Thursday, October 30, 2014
1500 Fork Shoals Road ♦ Greenville, S.C. 29605 ♦ 864-355-8000

News & Notes

Food Drive
Starting Monday, November 10th, we will be collecting supplies for the Golden Strip Emergency Relief and Resource Agency. The agency accepts canned or boxed food as well as supplies such as diapers, paper towels, household cleaners, etc. Please help those in need by donating supplies until Monday, November 24th. Place your supplies in either the Clemson or the South Carolina bin in the atrium to vote for your favorite team!

Election Day
Election Day is Tuesday, November 4. Students will not attend school that day. Please take this opportunity to cast your vote and make a difference in our futures.

Report Cards
Report cards will go home on October 30th. Please check your child's report card, sign the envelope and send it back to school the next day.

Book Fair
The book fair will be in our school's media center November 17th-21st. Make plans to come and stock up on books - they make great presents! You can begin shopping on-line November 8th by going to this website.

Spaghetti and Silent Auction
We will have a spaghetti dinner beginning at 5:30 and a silent and live auction at 6:00 with over 40 items from which to choose. Make plans to attend! The dinner is only $5.00 per person. The Spaghetti Dinner includes: Spaghetti, bread, salad, dessert and drink. You have a choice of meat sauce or marinara. Refills of drinks will cost 50¢ per refill. An order form was sent home with your children. If you would like to pre-order, please fill out the form and return it to your child’s teacher. You may also pay at the door. We hope to see all of you there!

Red Ribbon Week

Join us in celebrating Red Ribbon Week!

Monday--we will write our names on red hearts and decorate our classroom doors with them to show our love for being drug free.

Tuesday--Toiletry Tuesday--Encourage your students to bring a toiletry item (or as many as they would like) to place in the box in the atrium labeled "Toiletry Tuesday." These items will be donated. (Feel free to donate on other days besides Tuesday too. We will collect donations throughout the week.)

Wednesday--We will have "SOCKtober" on Wednesday. There will be a box in the atrium for new socks. These will be donated as well. (Feel free to donate on other days besides Wednesday too. We will collect donations throughout the week.)

Thursday--Bring newspapers to donate to the Humane Society.

Friday--Wear RED!! Show your support for Red Ribbon Week and being drug free by wearing red on Friday.

Veteran's Day
We need your help! Parents, grandparents, family members and friends…REC will be putting up a Veterans' Display the week of November 10th - 14th. We need for families to send in Armed Forces pictures, clothing, gear, etc. with their children.

All items must be sent in by Friday, October 31st. Also, if you know of any retired/active military who would be interested in coming to read to students the week of Veteran's day, please contact Mrs. Finley at 355-8017. Thank you for your support!