Tuesday, April 1, 2014
The FFA Chapter Agricultural Tools and Materials Identification Team at THS placed fifth at the 2014 South Carolina State FFA Agricultural Tools and Materials Identification Competition on March 6. The purpose of the event is to develop the student’s ability to correctly identify the names and uses of a variety of tools commonly used in the agricultural industry.
Team members included: Cameron West, Santiago Krall, Dean Wyndham, and Randy Cannon. Santiago Krall was one of eight contestants to make a perfect score of 100 and earn first place individual honors.
Legislator Appreciation Day
Recently, a number of Timberland High School Education students attended the South Carolina FFA sponsored State Legislators’ Appreciation in Columbia.
The students, accompanied by Ronnie Ford, Agricultural Education Instructor and FFA Advisor at THS, began the day by visiting with State Sen. J. Yancey McGill and Rep. Joseph H. Jefferson Jr. to thank them for their support of Agricultural Education.
They were introduced to the members of the House of Representatives while it was in session by Rep. Jefferson.
Sister Jannie F. McConnell will deliver her initial sermon on Sunday, April 13 at 4 p.m. at Wesley AME in Shulerville. The church invites you to participate in this special event. For more information, contact the Rev. Nathalee M. Nelson at 257-4065 or 303-2609.
Pennies for Patients
During the month of February, the Interact Club at Timberland, sponsored by Mrs. Kristen Snider, organized and collected pennies for the “Pennies for Patients” program. This campaign is coordinated through the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, an organization that raises money for children and adults who have leukemia and lymphoma. The Interact Club collected a total of $394.32. Thanks to Mrs. Snider and the Interact Club Members for sponsoring and coordinating this event.
St. Stephen Elementary Parenting Events for April
On April 7, St. Stephen Elementary will host Family Literacy Night at 6 p.m. The topic will be Informational Text and Science. On April 9, the Parents as Leaders Class will be at 11 a.m.
The subject will be Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw and Tips for Summer Fun. Contact Rosalind Banks at 567-8152.
Happy April Birthday
Dennis Shuler, David M. Shuler, Marshall Shuler, Deamonte’ Lingham-Taylor, Jacquez Prioleau Jr., Sade’ A. Boone, Carrison Lambert Fisher, Devette Green, Chiquitta Douglas, John Dingle, Barry Heyward, Jr., Nora Harvin, Nate Morgan, Harvey Middleton, Shawn Summers, Maurice Kinlaw, Keith Wright, Aliyah Hawkins, Wanda Shealy, Mark Murray, Angel Howard, Lisa Gourdine, Terry Gadsden, Donna Shuler-Rodin, Ann Burnette, Angela Burnett, Kristen Snider, Jerome Stewart, Lisa Stewart, Amber Milford, Earl Woodberry, Lynn Tindal and Meco Johnson.
Sanfanae Reese, Linda Morgan, Tammy Britt, Lorrine Gaskins, Sandy Wilson, Jr., Evelyn Scott-Smalls, Lance Britt, Debra Gaskins, Ray Snider, Wilton Green, Ernest Foster (Margaret Maybank’s brother), Debbie Beauford, Christine Reames, Phillip and Debbie Rowland, Leon Bradshaw, Ausy McConnell, Lorenzo McConnell, Bernice Taylor, Flora Beauford, Cleecy Lewis, Diane Mazyck, Walter Taylor and Marvin Brunson. Please remember our law enforcement, our military, and their families.
Sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of James “Bubba” Shuler.
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