Friday, March 29, 2013
Nareka Mentor has been battling cancer since her sophomore year at the school.
Senior Nareka Mentor is just months away from walking across the stage at graduation, but it hasn't been an easy journey. She has been battling cancer since her sophomore year, according to a report from WLTX, but her friends, her cheer squad and the entire school haven't let her go at it alone. "We all decided we are going to make this as painless as possible," Principal Sabrina Suber told WLTX. "When kids are sick in our buildings, we need to love them, embrace their sicknesses. Make the other students aware." When she started loosing her hair to chemotherapy, her fellow cheerleaders wore hats to make her feel more comfortable, according to the report. Mentor will finished her cancer treatments in a few months. Read the full story on…
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
The sheriff's department is asking for the public's help identifying two men who they say stole electronics from the school.
Richland County deputies are looking for two men who they say stole more than $10,000 in electronics from Richland Northeast High School Saturday. The two masked men entered the school through a window around 2:30 a.m., according to the sheriff's department. They took digital cameras, video cameras and computers from the school's media center. One of the black males was wearing a grey hoodie with the sleeves cut, a black long-sleeved shirt underneath, black pants and something covering his face, according to an incident report. He also had a black bookbag. The other black male was wearing a brown jacket with a dark-colored hat, dark jeans and a white mask covering his face. Anyone with information about the burglary should call …
Monday, March 25, 2013
Students in the program at Richland Northeast High School brought home a handful of awards from the festival at Lander University.
Palmetto Center for the Arts theatre students at Richland Northeast High School took top honors at the Palmetto Dramatics Association and South Carolina Thespian Festival held at Lander University in February. The Pulitzer Prize winning play, “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds,” directed by JoAnna Chriswell was selected to represent South Carolina at the International Thespian Conference to be held at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in June and received a superior rating for production. Acting honors for the play went to Hannah Lanford, who received a superior for her portrayal of Beatrice, and Hannah Barton and Kitty Janvrin who each received an excellent for their performances of Ruth and Tillie, respectively. …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Congrats to these students!
For the 24th time in 31 years, the Model United Nations team at Richland Northeast High School took home the first place Award of Distinction for their work at the National High School Model United Nations Conference. Richland Northeast also received the Award of Distinction for the position paper on the Republic of Turkey, the country the team represented. This win comes after more than four months of researching and writing 25-page papers for the nine UN committees. “I think what made us particularly effective this year, is that we talked a great deal about how to handle different countries and different personalities in committee," said Lynn Washington, faculty sponsor. "This is just what you would be doing if you were an actual …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Basketball players from Richland Northeast, Spring Valley, Ridge View and Blythewood were selected for the teams.
Four student athletes from Richland Two have been selected for the 2013 North-South All-Star basketball game presented by Bi-Lo, the S.C. Basketball Coaches Association announced this week. Richland Northeast player Quiron Cooke and Spring Valley player Dominique Taylor will play on the North men's team under Head Coach RJ Beach from Christ Church. Ridge View player Alexus Jackson and Blythewood player Aaliyah Keels will play on the North women's team under Head Coach Susan Thompson from Greenwood. The game is schedule for March 16 at Lexington High School. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for high school aged students and younger. Doors open at 2 p.m. The girls' game starts at 3 p.m., and the boys' game starts at 5 p.m. To see a full …
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
This teen will be headed up north after earning a perfect score on the SAT.
Davis Borucki, a 2012 graduate of Richland Northeast, earned one of the few National Merit scholarships to Boston College for his achivements on standardized tests. Borucki scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT an was a finalist for the Presidential Scholars program. For more local information on Spring Valley, sign up for our free newsletter, follow us on Twitter or find us on Facebook.
Friday, May 18, 2012
Three students' works are included in a Future Leadership Scholarship Portrait of Hope Art Gallery.
The artwork of several Richland Northeast High School students is a part of the Future Leadership Scholarship Portrait of Hope Art Gallery, which is sponsored by Glory Communications. Students were encouraged to demonstrate their creativity in capturing what “hope” looks like to them. Freshman Abi Crawford submitted a stained glass window digital image. Senior Aaron Graves (pictured) created his own self-portrait, rendered through Photoshop and Illustrator. Senior Cleavon Flojo (pictured), who carries his camera at all times, submitted an original photograph. — Submitted by Richland School District Two
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Precious Morris-Caldwell won five regional titles with Eau Claire.
From Richland School District Two: Richland Northeast High School has hired a new head girls’ basketball coach. Precious Morris-Caldwell will join the Richland Northeast High team in July, not only as a coach but also as a physical education teacher. Morris-Caldwell currently holds the same positions at Eau Claire High School. There, she has coached her teams to five regional championships. Morris-Caldwell has also coached basketball at Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School, Edisto High School, Elloree High School and Claflin College. She has also served as a track and field coach. “The Cavalier Family is proud to welcome Coach Morris-Caldwell. We believe she will be successful in building our team on and off the court,” said Principal Sabrina …