School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

School District Honor Roll 2nd Nine Weeks 2013-2014

Douglas Elementary Second Grade A Honor Roll: Khalil Rodriguez. Second Grade AB Honor Roll: Mark Bishop, Joey Brooks, Javon Chick, Katlyn Chinn, Mehki Coping, Logan Gill, Victoria Herron, Zariyah Holloway, Elijah McBride, Robert Murrell. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Zowie Gilchrist, Cara Williams, David Wise. Third Grade AB Honor Roll: Tino Brown, William Bush-Jackson, Jade […]

History Night at W.E. Parker

History Night at W.E. Parker

W. E. Parker Elementary hosted a History Celebration on Thursday, February 6, 2014.  Students prepared research projects, writing pieces, and portrayed famous Americans to reflect the diversity of our nation’s history. All studies were connected to the Common Core Standards. Over one hundred parents attended the exciting family night event!  

Aiken Peace Hosts Fundraiser

Aiken Peace Hosts Fundraiser

Aiken Peace hosts a Syrian Refugee Relief Benefit on Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 p.m., at the Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church located at 115 Gregg Ave (corner of Gregg & Derby Lane) featuring a photo presentation by Columbia, SC-based photojournalist Thomas Hammond who traveled to Syria, Turkey, and Lebanon last fall. Reception 6:30 p.m. Talk 7 p.m.. […]

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” Bids Ms. V

“Come Clay With Us” was an invitation in the email that Joel Jolly received and which prompted this story. The author of the email is Ms. Vartanian, the art teacher at JET Middle School. Joel Jolly is the chair of the Edgefield County Public School Foundation, which gave Ms. Vartanian a Vision Grant (money) for […]

Here and There – 2-13-14

Here and There – 2-13-14

The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting for February 13, 2014 at 6pm has been cancelled. The Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 at Magnolia Dale in Edgefield from 3 – 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled. Soup, Sandwich, & Smiles has been Canceled for this Thursday, February 13th due to weather conditions. Free Breast & […]

Here and There – 2-7-14

Here and There – 2-7-14

Free Breast & Cervical Exams: You are eligible if you are 40-64 years old and have no insurance and meet the income guidelines. Call 1-800-227-2345 for more information. Sponsored by Best Chance Network, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 20210 and the American Cancer Society. Soup, Sandwich and Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to […]

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president. President’s List students from […]

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman, a junior at Fox Creek High School, competed Saturday, January 25, in Blythwood in the Poetry Out Loud regionals.  Eden recited “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee“ by Emily Bronte and Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham.”  Because of her outstanding performance, she will move on to state competition on March 15 in Columbia. […]

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