April 2018

April 2018
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Teacher Feature
The Mayo honoree for the month of April is Mrs. Sharon Cox, one of our math teachers.  Thanks for all you do for our school and students everyday!

Phoenix Phame at Disney!!
On April 4-6 our Phoenix Phame performed at the Disney World Invitation in Orlando, FL.  They did a great job.  Kudos to Mr. Cole Davis and Phoenix Phame!  What a great experience!

Drama News!!
Congratulations to Ms. Paulette Lunn and her drama students.  She received a call over Spring Break to let her know that her students have been chosen to participate in the Fringe Festival held in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2019!  All programs must be invited to apply.  From hundreds of applications submitted, Mayo is one of only 40 high schools selected from all over the country to participate in this most prestigious festival.  Students will perform in front of an international audience, and will attend workshops with theater progressionals to hone their craft. WOW!!!!

Eagle Scout Award
Congratulations to Bennett Black for completing his Eagle Scout project by placing a sign and benches in our Community HOPE Garden.

Prom Promise Week
Week of April 9-13
On Thursday, April 12 SADD sponsored our Prom Promise Program held in the Conference Center.  All students were in attendance as Corporal Collins made his presentation about drunk driving and making responsible choices on Prom Night.  

Special thanks to Mrs. Vonda Baker, Lt. Steve Buffkin and SADD for planning a great program . Thank you for making an impact.  

Mayo Prom Night
Saturday, April 14 Mayo held it's Junior-Senior Prom at the Darlington Country Club from 8-11 PM.  Kudos to Mrs. Lyn O'Donnell, the Prom Committee, and countless others who helped to make the prom a memorable event.  They did a great job with this year's prom, "A Starry Night".  Thank you, faculty and staff, for chaperoning outside, the door, and ballroom and helping with clean-up.  It couldn't have been done without everyone's support.

Prom Court
Congratulations to the 2018 Prom Court
Prom Prince - McKinley Gilbert
Prom Princess - Erica Douglas
Prom King - True-Allah Liles
Prom Queen - Morgan Malloy

Chemistry Guest Labs

On Tuesday, April 10, Mrs. Ruth Taylors first period Chemistry class invited parents and other guests to join them in conducting an experiment in the lab setting.  On Tuesday, April 11, her second period class has guests in the lab.  On Friday, April 13 her fifth period class conducted the same lab with their guests. Light refreshments were served as well. It's always great to have visitors in our classrooms!

Bailee Nelson Signs with Spartanburg Methodist College
On Wednesday, April 11 our very own Bailee Nelson signed with Spartanburg Methodist College to play golf.  Congratulations!

Palmetto Boys State
Congratulations to Connor Johnson and Jordan Green for being chosen to represent Mayo at Boys State this summer.

Palmetto Girls State
Congratulations to Tessa Fonteneau and Erica Douglas for being chosen to represent Mayo at Girls State this summer.

National Merit Scholar
Congratulations to Cameron McWhorter for meeting the requirements to participate in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program.  Our last student to qualify was Brock Fletcher in 2013.

STAND Award Program
On Friday morning, April 13 the district will held it's annual STAND Award Program.  Mayo's nominee is Alexanderia Moore. Phoenix Phame will also be performing.

Mayo Prom
On Saturday, April 14 the Mayo Junior-Senior Prom will be held at the Darlington Country Club from 8-11 PM.

WIN Assessment 
On Tuesday & Wednesday, April 17 & 18, our juniors will be taking the WIN Assessment.

Earth Day
On Friday, April 20 we will celebrate Earth Day with a school and community clean-up.  We will also be planting new things in our gardens!

Jump Start Breakfast
The Jump Start Breakfast for Juniors and their parents will be Saturday, April 21 at 9 - 10:30 AM.  Learn about the senior year timeline and costs, the college application process, and financial aid and scholarship information while enjoying a fabulous breakfast.  More information to come.

Academic Banquet
On Tuesday, April 24 we will hold our annual Academic Banquet in the Conference Center at 6:30 PM.

Jostens Senior Delivery Day
On Wednesday, April 25 Jostens will be delivering Seniors announcements, caps and gowns.

Senior Pictures

Senior Trip