October 2016-Mayo In The News

October 2016-Mayo In the News
Posted on 11/14/2016
October 2016
 On Saturday, October 15, eight of our Future Business Leaders of America members attended the State Fall Leadership Rally at Westwood High School in Blythewood, SC.  During the day they participated in leadership and motivational workshops.  
On Friday, October 21, Mayo Students were awarded with an incentive trip to the SC State Fair in Columbia, SC.  Students had to score 100 on an EOC test and those who scored at least a 24 on the ACT, and at least 1000 on the SAT along with making a 3 or better on their AP tests.  The students had a blast and were on their best behavior!  The trip was sponsored by Georgia-Pacific.  We are very grateful for their support of our students!  
On Friday, October 21 the students and faculty dressed in pink for the National "Pink Out Day" in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Red Ribbon week was recognized during the week of October 24-28, 2016.  The theme this year was 'Love yourself. Be drug free.'  Mrs. Vonda Baker did a great job of lining up the activities for the week.  She made sure all the teachers had a red ribbon on their door.  
Tuesday, October 25 - Kick off for Red Ribbon Week!
Show of your Wacky Side, wear red socks, boots, or shoes.
Wednesday, October 26 - Make the pledge and mean it!
Students signed the pledge banner in the cafeteria.
Thursday, October 27 - Be sweet!
Enjoy a Dum-Dum and stay drug free!
Friday, October 28 - Love Yourself!
Always be proud of you!  Wear red to show it.

Open House
On Tuesday, October 25, Mayo High School for MST hosted an open house from 5-7 PM for prospective students and parents interested in attending Mayo High School next year.  The students had a chance to meet the student ambassador team who led them on tours of the campus to see the different classrooms and to meet some of our teachers.  Here, Mrs. Benjamin is talking to a group of prospective students and parents.

Read-a-Latte Day
During the week of October 24-28, Mrs. Ross, our resident librarian hosted Teen Read Week and a Read-a-Latte day in the Learning Commons.  The goal of Teen Read Week is to promote both school and public libraries and to encourage teens to check out and read library books.  Our them this year was "Make Magic Happen@ Your Library".  Students had an opportunity to dress as a magician for a photo op.  When students checked out a book, students could take a chance at a prize wheel for a treat.