In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

The family of Joe Duprey cordially invites you to join in celebrating his life on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at W. E. Parker Elementary School located at 41 Crest Road in Edgefield, S.C. We request you bring your thoughts, prayers and fond memories of Joe Duprey. In lieu of […]

TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

TOY, COY, SSOY Winners Named at Reception

  The program was a little different this year for the TOY, COY and SSOY presentations.  This is the program that introduces the Teacher of the Year and the Support Staff of the Year from the District schools and the Citizen of the Year, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce – a joint effort by […]

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

Inaugural Fox Creek Cross Country Run

In scorching heat, Fox Creek held its first home meet in 2 years. The new course is run on trails, gravel, and pavement making for a challenging race. The Predator boys team scored a victory over new Region 3 rival Eau Claire and perennial nemesis Wardlaw Academy. Although Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly easily won the race, […]

Local School Supply Lists Now Available on TeacherLists

Local School Supply Lists Now Available on TeacherLists

Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on TeacherLists.com. With just one or two clicks, parents can find all of their 2016 lists and get a head start on this annual back-to-school chore. Parents can print their lists […]

Cumber Center School Supply Drive

Cumber Center School Supply Drive

Help CAAP collect supplies for schools! You can help children in school by giving them the tools they need to succeed. There are many great reasons to help with this project, including: Feel great about ensuring that children start the school year with the tools they need to succeed. Help teachers by providing them with […]

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

Local Schools earn Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards

The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]

MJA Endowed Scholarship

MJA Endowed Scholarship

Three Piedmont Technical College students recently received the MJA Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Lovelette Kenley, an administrative office technology student from North Augusta; and Kara McAlister, scholarship committee member. Not pictured are Brian Davis, a pharmacy technology student from Trenton; and Benjamin Dodson, a diversified agriculture student […]

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Strom Thurmond High School, 2016 Graduates

Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

Wardlaw Announces New Head of School

A press release below from Wardlaw Academy dated April 22. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Hulsey as our new Head of School, with his start date being July 1st.  Mr. Hulsey was raised in Columbia and comes to us with over twenty years of experience in schools in the Savannah and […]

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA Sells Advertiser Subscriptions for Fundraiser

DECA, the business club at Strom Thurmond High School, under the leadership of Lisa Spinner who teaches in the Career Center, has committed to raising money through their club by selling NEW subscriptions to The Edgefield Advertiser. This is an opportunity for the community to take notice of who they know in the DECA Club […]

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