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.
Greg Tolbert, director of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Upstate, presented information to the Landrum City Council April 12 about a $628,125 investment in Landrum kids over the next four years.
A tub full of cups sat in the middle of the gym floor. A group of fifthgraders made laps around the basketball court while highenergy pop music blasted from speakers. After every three laps, they grabbed five cups, stacked them and constructed a tower.