Lifelong Learning Program to Begin Offering Courses

GREENWOOD, S.C. – A new educational program is about to make its debut in the Greenwood area, one that its creators say is designed for adults who are interested in opportunities to continue learning, to improve their personal growth and life skills and to share interests and experiences with other members. The Lakelands Lifelong Learning […]

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

Capturing the Little Miss title was Anna Lisenby with Hannah Frelin, first runner-up and Jane Walker Yonce, second runner-up. In the Young Miss category, Allison Burnett took the crown; Jordan Williams took first runner-up, and Ashland Yonce placed second runner-up. Rebekah Knowles won the Junior Miss division with Reagan Creasy as first runner-up. Receiving the […]

Northrop Takes of Helm of Career and Technology Center

Northrop Takes of Helm of Career and Technology Center

Arthur Northrop, a familiar face in the School District of Edgefield County is the new director of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center. Northrop has served the district as the assistant principal of W. E. Parker Elementary, director of the district’s Intervention Program and most recently as an eighth grade social studies teacher at […]

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

First graders at Merriwether Elementary enjoyed a field trip to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC-Aiken in November.  Students participated in a workshop that let them manipulate toys to show forces.  The students also went to the planetarium to see a show on examples of things in their environment.  It was an exciting day […]

PTC Pottery Students Host Annual Christmas Show and Sale

PTC Pottery Students Host Annual Christmas Show and Sale

Need to do some early holiday shopping? Why not purchase some creative and handmade crafts from local students. Piedmont Technical College pottery students will host their annual Christmas Show and Sale. The exhibit and sale will feature work designed and made by students enrolled in the Professional Clay certificate program at the college’s Center for […]

SCISA Administrative Assistant of the Year

SCISA Administrative Assistant of the Year

Wardlaw Academy is very proud to announce that on Thursday, November 7, at the Fall Head of School State Conference, Laurie Robinson was named the South Carolina Independent School Association Executive Administrative Assistant of the Year. Mrs. Robinson is a dedicated and valued member of the Wardlaw Academy Administrative Staff. She was recommended to receive […]

Merriwether Elementary Salutes Our Veterans

Merriwether Elementary Salutes Our Veterans

On Friday, November 8, one hundred twenty of Merriwether Elementary School’s 4th grade students honored our veterans with song and recognition during a forty-five minute program held in the cafeteria for all who came.  Mrs. Bowen, the music teacher, lead the students in singing the “National Anthem,” “Armed Forces Medley,” and “God Bless the USA.” […]

JET Mock Trial Team Going to State

JET Mock Trial Team Going to State

Congratulations to the Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton Middle School Mock Trial Team which competed in Greenville, Saturday (Nov. 9), and were one of two teams chosen to compete in the upcoming state competition. Pictured with the team are Stephen Hampton, principal of the school, and Joseph Friar, teacher at the school and sponsor of the team.  

Fox Creek High, Excellent for Four Years

Fox Creek High, Excellent for Four Years

Fox Creek High School seniors have an honor that very few other seniors across the state can share.  They have attended an “EXCELLENT” rated high school throughout their high school career. With the statewide release of the school report cards, Fox Creek High School has claimed another EXCELLENT rating, making it four straight years of […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Fox Creek

Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Fox Creek

Every October, Fox Creek High School is awash in pink—pink bracelets, pink t-shirts, even pink hair. This is not the result of some sort of bizarre fashion trend. Rather, it is in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year, the senior girls, under the guidance of Mrs. Smith (sponsor of the senior class), are […]

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