FBLA, FCCLA, and the Cheer Team are bringing a Character Meet and Greet to Piedmont this Saturday, October 29.  Children will get to mingle with their favorite Disney/cartoon heroes and heroines.  The Meet and Greet will be held at Clearwater High School in the west multipurpose room, 1:00 – 3:00 pm. The cost is $25.00 per child and $10.00 per adult. Participants will meet and get signatures of different characters, while parents may take pictures.  There will be balloon animals, carnival games, and cupcakes. Each child will receive a goody bag upon entry to the event.  The bag will contain an autograph book, one ticket for a prize drawing, and other goodies. You can purchase additional tickets for the drawing at 50¢ each.  If you have any questions please contact Erica Huitt at 573-429-1009.


NHS—“The FAFSA: What You Need to Know Now” Webinar
Help your members find college affordability options sooner. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) became available on October 1, three months earlier than ever. Completion of the FAFSA leads to many college financial aid opportunities. An NHS/NJHS college admission and financial aid planning webinar, “The FAFSA: What You Need to Know Now,” takes place on Wednesday, October 26, 7:00-8:00 p.m. (ET). Register at or

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0img_5122resizedAnanda Robinson (left) and Crystal Blech (2nd from left) saw a need in their community and wanted to make a change.  With FCCLA sponsor Christy Johnson (far right), they began a program to provide coats and hoodies to kids.  Blech says, “We wanted to be the change! So as an FCCLA project we set a goal of $1,000.00 to provide at least 60 Clearwater students with a coat or a hoodie.”  Not only did they meet the $1000 goal, they exceeded it by $175.00. “We greatly appreciate the donations from School Sisters of Notre Dame, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Piedmont Rotary, Trinity United Methodist Women, Doug Aud, a few private donors, and a big thank you to Bob and Dee Kushner (middle of photo) for all of their support and help throughout this process.”

Ananda and Crystal take their motivation from Proverbs 14:31 in the bible, ” ‘To help the poor is to honor God.’ So thank you all for your generous donations and help with our project. We could never fully put into words how much we appreciate it!”