November 2016--Mayo In The News

November 2016--Mayo In The News
Posted on 11/15/2016
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Senior Order Day  
 On Thursday, November 10 Josten's was on campus to take orders for the Senior graduation supplies.  They're on the countdown to graduation!  
Junior Ring Order Day
On Thursday, November 10 the Josten's company was on campus to take the ring orders for the Juniors.  They will be given out during the Junior Ring Ceremony in the spring.  

SC Ed-Tech Conference and TIPs Awards
The annual SC Educational Technology Conference was held this year, November 2-4 at Myrtle Beach, SC Convention Center.  This year Mrs. Benjamin and Ms. Lannan were in attendance and had the fortunate opportunity to be present for the prestigious TIPs Awards Luncheon where Darlington County School District was honored with an award for the #DCSDTransforms initiative.

Environmental Club Clean-Up Day
On Thursday, November 10 members of the Environmental Club stayed after school and worked on weeding the school garden.  Girl power!

National English Honor Society
Mu Alpha Theta
Future Business Leaders of America
On Tuesday evening, November 1, Mayo High School for MST held officer and member inductions for Mu Alpha Theta, National English Honor Society, and the Future Business Leaders of America organizations.  We welcome and honor all members to these organizations.  Thank you to the parents and family members that showed up in support of your child.  Special thanks to the advisers of these organizations:  Mrs. Vonda Baker, Mrs. Jennifer Blankenship, Mrs. Gina Benjamin, and Ms. Charissa Lannan.  

Pink Promenade

Thanks to all Pink and Purple Warriors who participated in the Pink Promenade on Wednesday, November 16 to raise money for McLeod Women's Health.  Our guys logged in 40 laps.  Our top participant logging in 8 laps all in 4" heels:  Freshman Pierson Braddock. 

 American Education Week

We had a great celebration during this week. Thank you for supporting our daily activities. Kudos to our Mayo parents, School Improvement Council and Academic Booster Club, under the leadership of Mrs. Stevette Young.  A delicious lunch was bought in every day for the faculty and staff, it was great!
National Career Development Week

One of the activities sponsored during this week was a door decorating contest for the teachers.  Mrs. Gina Benjamin's door won first place, she and her students were awarded with a pizza party!

Fall Spirit Week

During the week of November 14-18 our school celebrated our Fall Spirit Week with different activities daily sponsored by our Student Council.  Every day there was a different them for the student's to dress up.  Monday's theme was "Good versus Evil", Tuesday's theme was "Dynamic Duo", Wednesday's theme was "Pride Rock", Thursday's theme was "Circle of Life" and Friday's theme was "We Got Spirit".  On Friday most students dressed to show their colors for the Clemson Tigers or the USC Gamecocks. We also held a Clemson/Carolina food drive.  The final count:  Clemson-104 and USC - 40.  The proceeds went to the Lord's Care Ministry. 

On Friday parents were invited for our annual Thanksgiving lunch.

​Spirit Week - Scavenger Hunt
On Thursday, the students and faculty played a scavenger hunt sponsored by the Student Council.  The winners were:  


1st Place: Team Faculty (Mrs. Benjamin, Mrs. Blankenship, Ms. Long, and Mrs. Thompson)

2nd Place: Team Class of 2018 (MyKenna Blankenship, Bradley Kempson, True Liles, and Morgan Malloy)

3rd Place: Team Class of 2020 (Jade Campbell, Anna Perry, Bethany Rowe, and Hope Walters)

Student Council Blood Drive
On Tuesday, November 29 the Mayo High Student Council sponsored a blood drive.  The Bloodmobile was parked outside the cafeteria for the convenience of anyone that wanted to dante their blood.  The goal was to collect at least 23 usable pints and we met the goal!  Students, teachers, and the community were invited to donate.

Parent Tech Night 

On Thursday night, November 29 the Digital Transformation Team at Mayo High School sponsored it's firs "Parent Tech Savvy Night".  Kudos to Ms. Jill Night for pulling this event together and to the parents that came out to participate. Keep watching the announcements, we're going to try another one in the future in case you missed this one.