• 6th Grade National Junior Beta Club
    Sponsors:    Mrs. Treva Davis (email)  Mrs. Charlotte Spivey (email) and  Ms. Lori Randall (email)
     Beta Club
    Mission
    To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.
      • Achievement    - Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
      • Character         - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
      • Leadership       - Developing the leaders of tomorrow 
      • Service             - Demonstrating our motto:  Let us lead by serving others.
     
     Beta Club Requirements 
    1. Must maintain a 85% or higher in all classes.  A student will be placed on probation for a nine weeks grading period until their grades improve.  If their grades do not improve, the student will lose eligibility for Beta Club membership. 
    2. Must attend meetings.  If unable to attend, the student must notify a sponsor in writing BEFORE the meeting.
    3. Must complete 2 hours of service each month.  Submit a copy of your service hours to Showbie each month.   
      • Showbie Code: 73BNC

    Beta Club Meeting Dates
    All meetings are on a Tuesday and held immediately after school until 3:30.
    Please have rides here by 3:30 P.M.   If this is not possible, students should not stay for the meetings. 
        • November 29th 
        • January 10th
        • Induction Ceremony:  Tuesday, January 31st  (6:30p.m. at Powdersville High School)
        • February 7th 
        • March 14th 
        • April 18th 
    * Please check MyHomework and listen to announcements for Beta Club announcements.
     
     
    Beta Club Service Projects
     
     
    Shoes4Water -  Turning donated shoes into water for remote villages in Kenya
     
    Please bring in new or gently worn shoes paired together in a plastic bag.  These shoes will be donated to raise money for poor villages in Kenya.  The money raised from the sale of the shoes is used to help buy equipment for drilling water wells. 
     
     
     
    Project Golden Hope  -  Helping kids with cancer and their families in the Upstate of South Carolina
     
    Project Golden Hope's mission is to help kids with cancer and their families.  They focus on providing comfort, support, encouragement, and essential needs.   We, in Beta Club, can help by donating essential needs.  These items will be placed in large canvas "new diagnosis" bags for children and their families after the child has been newly diagnosed with a form of childhood cancer.
     
    Some Examples of Needed Items: 
      
     Gift cards Matchbox cars DVD's ($5 bin at Walmart)
     Tissues
     Coloring books Travel size soap, lotion, Q-tips
     Action figures Crayons    
     Travel size shampoo, conditioner
     Books / Journals  Hand sanitizer Razors / Shaving gel
     Barbies  Chapstick Toothpaste / toothbrush       
     Baby Dolls  Plush blankets Sketch pads / Drawing pencils
     Card games  Non-slip socks Toboggans  (girls / boys)