29 Jul 13
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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17 May 13
2013 Afterschool Showcase Photos On Goupstate.com

2013 Afterschool Showcase photos on goupstate.com

Justin Fox, the high school Youth of the Year and Youth of the Year for the state help give out awards at the event. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Upstate After school program celebrated club members' achievements with awards at the Chapman Cultural center on May 17.

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15 May 13

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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20 Apr 13

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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