- The Weekend Backpack Food Program provides students with easily prepared food to eat during the weekend when they do not have access to school meals.
- The Bike Club is a mentorship program where students learn various life skills that will benefit them in the future as well as build self-confidence through a sense of accomplishment and camaraderie with students of different backgrounds.
- The Project Assist Club pairs members with students from the special education class to serve as mentors while working to educate other students in the school about ways to support and include the special education group.
- The My Sisters and Me Club promotes communication, friendship and understanding among female students from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
- Capturing Kids' Hearts training, required for staff, educates on the challenges students face on a daily basis and how best to communicate with them.
Upstate Diversity Leaders Recognized
Wednesday, May 7, 2014on
Upstate leaders were honored Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at the Tenth Annual Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards Dinner, presented by TD Bank and hosted by the Greenville Chamber and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with the Anderson, Greer and Spartanburg Chambers of Commerce. These awards recognize organizations and individuals for outstanding achievement in promoting diversity and inclusion in the Upstate community. K-12 School: William “Bill” T. Wylie Valued Lives Award for School Excellence in Diversity: Berea Middle School Berea Middle implements a wide variety of activities and programs which seek to promote the inclusion and involvement of students of all abilities, socio-economic backgrounds, races and ethnicities, including: