Gator Bites 2015-16

Info from SC's first EL Education High School #WeAreCREW

Gator Bites - Week of April 3, 2016

What to expect of Gator Bites

We will use this digital platform this year to communicate current and upcoming events and information for all stakeholders interested in River Bluff High School. We will post and send out each week to communicate with you. Go Gators!

Gators of the Week - Work hard. Get smart. Do good.

Gators of the Week: Varsity Baseball - Forest Acres Classic Champions

Work hard. Congratulations to our Varsity Baseball team who won the Forest Acres Classic at AC Flora High School. Led by tournament MVP Aaron Adams and teammates Brandon Tillmon and Josh Senter at the plate, the gators amassed dozens of runs to finish undefeated over the week. With two region opponents to go, White Knoll and Irmo, RBHS is in first place in the region standings at 6-0.

Gators of the Week: Dane Conner is a Michelin Scholar

Get smart: Senior Dane Conner (Intro to Engineering, 3D Solid Modeling), has been offered a Michelin Technical Scholarship to Midlands Technology Center. He will pursue a 2 year degree in Electronic Engineering Technology. He has also been tendered an offer for employment while a student in the program. Upon successful completion of his degree, Dane will be employed as a Reliability Technician at the Lexington County plant.

Mr. Conner is the first River Bluff student to be offered a technical scholarship by Michelin.

We are very proud of this young man. His effort, his enthusiasm and the competence displayed as as student for two years in engineering, reflects honorably upon his parents and our community as a whole.

Gators of the Week: Haley Hill Crowned!

Do good. Haley won Lexington County's Distinguished Women before spring break (previously Junior Miss). The contestants were judged on their academic record, interview, physical fitness, talent, and self-expression (public speaking). Haley also won the "Spirit of Distinguished Young Women" (voted on by contestants for the person who most embodied the characteristics of the program), and was the overall talent winner (she played "Maple Leaf Rag" by Scott Joplin on the piano). She won $600 in scholarships and will compete in the state program this summer. Congratulations Haley.

Upcoming School Events


Tuesday, April 19th, 8:15am-12:45pm

320 Corley Mill Road

Lexington, SC

All students in their third year of high school will be offered the exam. Locations for testing will be communicated later this semester.

Collaborative Planning

Wednesday, April 20th, 12:45-3:45pm

320 Corley Mill Road

Lexington, SC

Students will meet afternoon Mods 11-15, 7-9.

Food Truck Rally

Saturday, April 23rd, 5:30-10pm

RBHS Campus

The RBHS Band is hosting the first annual Food Truck Rally and Movie Night. Over a dozen food trucks will be on campus serving their amazing dishes. A movie in the swamp will cap off the night.

Wrist bands for $5 will get you in for the amazing event.

Science Symposium - Learning Expedition Celebration of Learning

Spring Sports Schedule

RBHS Student's Senior Expedtition Making a Difference Locally

RBHS Business Partner Shines

Important - CREW Rating and Grading Information Below

Ella Stuff a Stocking 2015

Ella Stuff a Stocking 2014 RBHS

Welcome Home Memories

RBHS Fall Signing Day

Long Beach High School, NY Sends Supplies to RBHS

Nike Work Based Learning Center Serves RBHS and SC Flood Victims

The name of the school is the Nike Work-Based Learning Center, an alternative high school setting within the Long Beach Public School District on Long Island. It will be three years ago this coming Thursday when the town of Long Beach was decimated by Hurricane Sandy. Recently, a fried to our Counselor Dr. Vacchio, had kept an eye on my social media presence and on the news, and he had reached out to RB to see how the Nike Center could help with our local flood relief efforts.

The school's administrator Mr. Howard Fuchs, classmate and teammate to Dr. Vacchio, set a goal twofold: for Nike WBL Center to establish and maintain a lasting relationship with RBHS and to help with fundraising and donation efforts in our area. Pictures below show the fruits of this labor. SC and RBHS is eternally indebted to the service of the students at this high school and look forward to a long term relationship.

Gators Do Good for Flood Victims in the Surrounding Area

Previous Sports Previews - Center for Media Arts, Design and Production

Gator Sports Network Preview vs. Irmo

Great Article on Student Engagement

Previously posted articles.

Great Article on Culture - Reminds us of RB!