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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.” […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
Piedmont Technical College and the University of Phoenix – Columbia announce the signing of an articulation agreement which will provide even more educational opportunities for students. Through the agreement, students at PTC can pursue a variety of degree opportunities at the University of Phoenix – Columbia ground campus, as well as have full access to […]
Merriwether Elementary kindergarten classes enjoyed a visit to a small Pumpkin Patch last week. The PTO at Merriwether provided pumpkins for each student and created a pumpkin patch area at the school for the students to enjoy stories, fall activities, and treats. Teachers and students alike enjoyed this special time!