Carver To Cambridge July 29,2013

Carver to Cambridge July 29,2013

Chavis Jones and Justin Fox joke about going from Carver Middle School this summer to Harvard University in the fall. That’s because both attended Carver Junior High School as students years ago and are now working as staff members at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate at the same school, now known as Carver Middle.

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Boys & Girls Club Afterschool Showcase 2013

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate has a photography exhibit on display at Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, S.C. from now until May 30. The exhibit is a part of the ImageMakers Project. More than 200 fourth through eighth-grade club members participated in this project from January-May 2013. There are more than 150 original prints on display.

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Task Force Data Shows Almost Half of Spartanburg’s Fifth Grader’s are too Heavy

Forty­one percent of Spartanburg County fifth­graders are overweight or obese, according to recent data released by the Spartanburg Childhood Obesity Taskforce. Over the course of the 2012­2013 school year, task force members collaborated with staff in all seven Spartanburg County school districts to collect consistent body mass index data for 10,426 first­, third­, and fifth­graders.

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