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!
The Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Rebel Cadets came home with a trophy for fourth place overall in the Silver Classic 2013 Drill and Field Meet on Saturday. The competition was hosted by Silver Bluff High School and attended by eleven area JROTC units. It included events in armed and unarmed military drill as well […]
McCORMICK, S.C. – A group from the Edgefield Baptist Men’s Association recently spent a day at John de la Howe School rebuilding a set of steps and repairing a deck at the school’s Wilderness Program dining hall. This group of volunteers has also been responsible over the years for providing other opportunities for students in […]
Governor Nikki Haley was at Johnston–Edgefield–Trenton Middle School. on Wednesday, October 2, at the invitation of Sen. Shane Massey. She came with a message for the students, who had prepared for her coming with a large poster, made by the art department, full of colorful images showing the excitement they felt around her visit. And […]
Andrew Medlock, Wardlaw class of 2012, spoke to the 9th grade recently about the rigors of college life. Andrew is a sophomore at USC, majoring in athletic training. Andrew is currently working with the football team and will also be working with the women’s basketball team this semester.
Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center faculty members Darla Steele and Jeremy Brooks have been named South Carolina Mid-State Region Outstanding Agricultural Education Teachers of the Year for 2013 by the South Carolina Association of Agricultural Educators. Darla who is in her fifth year as agricultural education instructor at the career and technology center was […]
Specialist Elizabeth (“Liz”) Stone, US Army visited the 4th grade of Wardlaw Academy on Friday, August 30. Liz graduated from Wardlaw in 2008 and from Clemson in 2012. Shortly after graduation from Clemson, she was deported to bases in Kuwait, Afghanistan, Jordan on the Syrian border and Kyrgyzstan (of the former Soviet Republic). She served […]
Beginning in Fall 2014, Piedmont Technical College will become one of only two technical colleges in the state to offer an Honors Program for students seeking an Associate in Arts or an Associate in Science degree. “We are excited to provide a challenging new approach for some of our higher-achieving students,” said Kathryn Brackett, honors […]