Holbrook Middle School recently named its September Students of the Month. Honored students were selected for displaying respect.
Eight-grade recipients were: Josh Neely, Alex Stewart and Chad Privette. Seventh grade: Abbey Bumgarner, Faith Olgers and Ladasia Meeks. Sixth grade: Jalen Webber, Chris White, Chris Magee and Erin Farris.
Brookside Elementary School recently named its Honor Guard for the 2008-2009 school year.
Fifth-graders applied to participate on the Honor Guard. Selection was based on honesty, trustworthiness, politeness and dependability.
Selected were Dylan Moore, Ethan Horne, Tyler Glenn and Nathan Kearley. Beth Washle, fifth grade teacher, is the adviser.
Principal Jerry Bostic led an Honor Guard session on flag etiquette. Students learned how to properly fold and unfold the flag, as well as how to raise and lower it. The Honor Guard raises the U.S. and N.C. flags on Monday morning and lowers them at the end of the day on Friday. Students also present the flags at Brookside PTA meetings.
Mount Holly Middle School recently announced its September Students of the Month.
Winners were: Grant Brooks, Zachary Mauney, Lukas Kwiatkowski, Kellyn Reese, Matthew Taylor, Kiersten Washle, Skylar McLean, Chazz Surratt, Tiffany Chapman, Jay Patel, Damian Haney and Emily Phillips.
Seniors interested in teaching as a career can apply for the N.C. Teaching Fellows Scholarship.
Selection is based on academic achievement, community service and extracurricular activities. Application deadline is Oct. 17. To be considered, see a guidance counselor.
Registration deadlines are approaching for students interested in taking the SAT this fall.
The standardized test will be offered Dec. 6 at Crest High School and Shelby High in Shelby, Hunter Huss High School in Gastonia and Kings Mountain High School in Kings Mountain. Registration deadline is Nov. 5.
The ACT will be offered Dec. 13 at Gaston College. Registration deadline is Nov. 7.