Elks Lodge Awards School Grants
The Elks Lodge #858 presented nearly $5,000 to five Greenville County schools who presented exciting plans to improve their music education programs. The schools are Alexander Elementary, AJ Whittenberg Elementary, Cherrydale Elementary, Lakeview Middle, and Robert E. Cashion Elementary. The Elks Lodge has been a partner with The Music Club of Greenville for four years, providing $15,000 to local school music programs. This year, The Music Club of Greenville awarded $17,000 to local schools for music education through the Community Grants program.
Math and Science Night was a Huge Success!
On Tuesday October 11, Cherrydale Elementary School celebrated math and science through a fun event called "Down on the Farm: Math and Science Night". Activities were organized around a farm theme that reinforced a wide variety of math and science concepts. The teachers and staff members organized a variety of activities for the families to participate in that revolved around math and science. Families that attended were able to select 3 different activities to particiate in. The activities were organized by grade level and were each a lot of fun. Dinner was provided at the end of the event. This evening was a huge success with over 100 families attending! It was wonderful to see so many smiling faces at Cherrydale Elementary School on this evening!