Historically the boatswain’s call was used to pass commands to the crew when the voice could not be heard over the sounds of the sea. Because of its high pitch, it could be heard over the activities of the crew and bad weather. Pipe aboard: Flag-rank officers or an important guest is boarding a Navy […]
Merriwether Elementary kindergarten students have enjoyed learning all about Dr. Seuss during the first week of March in celebration of the author’s birthday. The children are participating in many hands-on activities, including a tasty treat of green eggs and ham! Our students love Dr. Seuss and reading!
Fox Creek held its annual science fair at the end of January. Students worked individually or in pairs and had to have their topics approved by their science teachers. They began by making a hypothesis and worked through the scientific method, compiling their results on a science fair board. Projects were categorized by subject, including […]
This week, the third-grade classes from Merriwether Elementary School went to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC Aiken. Recently, the students have been studying rocks and minerals in science as well as talking about important black history figures such as Harriet Tubman and her contribution to the Underground Railroad.During this field trip, the staff […]
The Strom Thurmond High School Mock Trial team is headed back to the State Championship Tournament in Columbia, March 7-8. Loaded with talent at the witness and attorney positions, the school was able to field two teams. Last Saturday in Greenville, at the Piedmont Regional competition featuring sixteen of the fifty-eight high school teams in […]
Merriwether Elementary hosted its first annual talent show, “Merriwether’s Got Talent.” Students across all grade levels came out to put their talent on display. A wide variety of talents were showcased, including dancers, gymnasts, singers, magicians, artists, and many more! Shari Huiet, master of ceremonies, says, “I was thrilled to see the number of amazingly […]
Dekoda Watson, linebacker with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, came to RSM Elementary/Middle to participate in Jump Rope for Heart Jump-a-thon for the K4 and K5 classes. Dekoda played football at South Aiken High School and Florida State. He was drafted by Tampa Bay in 2010. Dekoda has a foundation called Koda’s Kids that promotes physical activity among children. His foundation donated to […]
On Friday, February 7th, Strom Thurmond High School celebrated the accomplishments of the 51 students who received outstanding scores on their college entrance exams. Each of the students wore navy blue or red Millennium Club t-shirts proclaiming the fact that they have scored a 1000 (math + verbal) or better on the SAT and/or a […]
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 […]
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!