The Palmetto Association of Independent Schools (PAIS) held its Inclusivity Conference 2011 at Christ Church Episcopal School. The day-long conference featured speakers, presentations and break-out work sessions designed to foster cultural awareness and multicultural education.
Stone Academy presented ” ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’ by the Incomparable Dr. Seuss'” at Furman University. The school-wide production was funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission. Students in grades first through fifth, strings students, Percussion Ensemble, Play Production, Stone Singers, and the Dance Ensemble were directed in the original production by Stone’s related arts teachers.
Zach Bartness, owner of the Allstate Insurance Company in Travelers Rest, presented a $1,000 check to Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of the Upstate on behalf of The Allstate Foundation.
Musical director and 2007-2008 Greenville County Teacher of the Year Jeanie Reed presents some of the more than 500 students that took part in the production. Tammy Smith / Staff