December 2017

December 2017
Posted on 12/06/2017
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December 2017
December Teacher Feature
December teacher feature
The Mayo honoree for the month of December is Kelly Long, Science teacher.  Thanks for all you do for our school and students everyday!

Winter Blood Drive

On Friday, December 1, our Student Council held it's annual Winter Blood Drive.  We collected 23 usable pints of blood!  KUDOS to Ms. Jill Knight and Student Council for sponsoring the event.

Eastern District Honor Band
On Monday, December 4 Eastern District Honor Band held auditions at HMS.  Congratulations to the following students:

Senior Band (Grades 11 & 12)
Destiny Phillips, Flute, 7th Chair
Joshua Jefferson, Trombone, 3rd Chair
Taylor Ford, Percussion, 3rd Chair

Clinic Band (Grades 9 & 10)
Shymia Scipio, Clarinet, 3rd Chair
Madison Lynn, Clarinet, 14th Chair
Dean Gerald, Trumpet, 10th Chair
Jada Rawls, Trumpet, 1st Alternate
Isaiah Hollimon, Tenor Saxophone, 1st Alternate

December Career Cafè

On Tuesday, December 5 we held our monthly Career Cafè.  Our Career Specialist, Mrs. Quanketa Davis, hosted the owners of Alfreda Smalls & Joshua J. Chapelle Studio.  The students were able to listen to the two business owners and cosmetologists.

Pee Dee Math Tournament

On Tuesday, December 5, Mrs. Sharon Cox took several of our Mayo math students to participate in the Pee Dee Math Tournament hosted by FMU.  Congratulations to Riley Gibson for being our school's highest scorer at the tournament!

District's Christmas Celebration
senior chorus
On Wednesday, December 6 Mr. Cole Davis took a select group of choral students to perform at the District's Christmas Celebration.  What an honor!! 

Landen Allen
MyKenna Blankenship
Tyler Coleman
Kelly Cox
Morgan Malloy
Tayler McDaniel
Adrian Pooler


On Thursday night, December 7 our Music Department held it's Christmas Concert in the gym at 6:30 PM.  Kudos to Mr. Cole Davis for putting together this spectacular 'dreamy' night to start the holiday season!

Winter Spirit Week

December 11-15
Each day an "elf" will be named the "most spirited", and the "elves" that helped spread holiday cheer for all to hear will be named next Friday, Dec 15!!
santaMichael Allen as Santa Claus

Elf game teams announced! One team per grade, let's get this scavenger hunt started! Good luck!

Student Council also sponsored a Christmas Spirit Door Decorating Contest amongst the teacher's and their 6th period classes.

Foreign Language Mitten Tree
Mitten Tree
Thank you for Mrs. Alexander and Darlington County DSS.  You have helped over 60 foster children this Christmas.  They look forward to this generous donation every year.  Kudos to the Foreign Language Department for sponsoring the Mitten Tree!!

Phoenix Phame on the Radio!!
Phoenix Phame Radio
Members from Phoenix Phame will be featured on Eagle 92.9!!  Friday, December 23 at 5:10 PM.  They will be featured on the 12th Day of Christmas Celebration.

Annual Holiday Lunch Celebration
Friday, December 15