December 20, 2013

B News

North-South Football MVP

Blythewood linebacker Jalen Williams was named an MVP for the North team. Wililams finished with six tackles and a fumble recovery for a touchdown.

Sparkleberry Fair Scholorship Opportunities

The Sparkleberry Fair is once again generously offering high school students $1,000 college scholarships. Applications may be accessed by clilcking on the link below for any high school seniors interested in applying.


Congratulations to Hank Haltiwanger for being recognized as the Future Visions/House 1 Student Bengal of the Month!

JV Wrestlers Qualify for State Tournament

Congratulations to the following JV Bengal Wrestlers for qualifying for the JV State Championships held in late January:

132lbs Jacob Ely

152lbs Jeylon Broughton

Heavyweight Ethan Lowrance

Holiday Wishes Update

Canned Goods = 26,265

Children's Books = 6951

Stocking Stuffers = 305

Foster Children Sponsored = 127

Thanks to everyone who helped so many Holiday Wishes come true!

Semester Exams Just Around the Corner!

January 9 = 1st and 2nd period exams

January 10 = 3rd and 4th period exams

January 13 = 5th and 6th period exams

January 14 = 7th and 8th period exams

January 15 = Make-up exams

1/2 Days Coming!

The last two days of first semester will be half-days for all Richland 2 high school students. We will dismiss at 12:15 on on January 14 and 15. As a result, Wednesday, January 15 will NOT be a late-start day. We will begin our day at 8:35. Students will then start Day 1 for second semester by reporting to PAWS at the beginning of the day.

Mr. Blythewood

The Mr. Blythewood Pageant is just around the corner. It is scheduled for January 17 in the BHS Auditorium. Stop by Mrs. Dietel's room 911 or email her to reserve your tickets at

Expanded Choice

Richland Two's Expanded Choice and Magnet Application process begins January 6 and runs through January 31. Please visit the Richland 2 website at to learn more.

BHS Information Night

Rising 9th grade students, and other high school students, interested in attending Blythewood High are invited to attend the BHS Information Night on January 9 at 6:30 in the BHS auditorium. There will be a second information night offered on January 22.

CIP Showcase

Thursday, Jan. 9, at 8:45 a.m., the Community Internship Program students will showcase their career internships and community service projects in the small gym at the school. The COMMUNITY/BUSINESS MENTORS from across the midlands WILL BE HERE with the students.

Winter Break

Winter Break is scheduled for December 23 through January 3. Students will return to school on January 6.

Child Development Applications

Richland Two’s Title I Child Development Program will be accepting applications

Monday, January 13, through Friday, April 11, 2014

• This is a needs-based program designed to ensure that the most

at-risk children enter kindergarten with the skills necessary to

succeed academically.

• The full-day program is free to qualifying families

• Children applying for the program must be four years old by

September 1, 2014.

• Applications will be taken at the Clemson Road Child Development

Center (CRCDC) at 2621A Clemson Road, Monday - Friday, from

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

• Applications are also available on the center’s website:

• For information call 803.699.2536

CRCDC has classrooms on nine elementary school campuses in Richland Two:

Bridge Creek, Conder, Forest Lake, Keels, Killian, Langford, Pontiac,

Sandlapper and Windsor

Upcoming Sporting Events

December 21 = Wrestling at Westwood Duals

December 26 = Varsity Boys Basketball at Lindberg Tournament at Northewestern

December 27 = Varsity Girls Basketball at Taco Bell Classic at Keenan

January 4 = All Basketball teams vs Rock Hill

January 7 = B-Team and Varsity Basketball vs Westwood

January 9 = B-Team and JV Basketball vs Irmo

January 10 = Varsity Basketball at Irmo