STHS FFA Assoc. Receives Top Nat’l Rank

STHS FFA Assoc. Receives Top Nat’l Rank

The Strom Thurmond FFA Association is no stranger in the FFA world. The student organization is known across South Carolina for their achievements both inside and outside of the classroom and this year has been no different. The group has once again taken both top state and national honors for their work in the 2011-2012 school […]

STHS Open House

Strom Thurmond High School will be having Open House on Thursday, August 16th, from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. Parents will meet in the gymnasium at 6:00 pm.  

“Fill-A-Bus” School Supply Campaign

“Fill-A-Bus” School Supply Campaign

On behalf of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce we are gearing up for our “Fill-A-Bus” school supply campaign, this year in memory of Mrs. Sandra Friar.  Sandra was a long time employee of the Edgefield County School District, and a vital part of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. So this year we […]

PTC Honors Graduates

PTC Honors Graduates

The Finis Horne Arena at Lander University was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 500 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage. Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate a milestone in their lives. He compared their educational journey to taking a road trip. […]

First STHS Licensed Cosmetologists

First STHS Licensed Cosmetologists

Four Strom Thurmond High School seniors traveled to Columbia, SC, on Monday, March 16, to take their Practical Exam for their Cosmetology License. The practical exam consists of eight core domain services that they must know which includes set up and client protection; thermal curling, haircutting, chemical waving, virgin hair lightening application and hair color […]

PTC Pottery Program Statement

PTC Pottery Program Statement

Ed. Note: Statement from PTC Director of Marketing & Public Relations, Joshua Black, concerning the news that their pottery program will be shuttered over the summer. Piedmont Technical College is committed to the success of the pottery program in Edgefield.  We believe that the program can draw students from throughout the region to Edgefield County, thus reinforcing […]

Thurmond FFA Forestry Team Competing at Nationals

Thurmond FFA Forestry Team Competing at Nationals

  The Strom Thurmond Career Center FFA Forestry Team took first place honors in the state finals held at the Harbison State Forest near Columbia, SC, on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.   Team members Allie Jhant, Colton Kirkland, Logan Pollack and Kevin Smith along with Darla Steele, Agricultural Education instructor and FFA advisor at the […]

Thurmond FFA Agronomy Team Places 2nd in the State

Thurmond FFA Agronomy Team Places 2nd in the State

The 2012 State FFA Agronomy Career Development Event was held on Saturday April 21, at the State Fairgrounds in Columbia. The Agronomy CDE is a competitive activity that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. Participants’ knowledge of agronomic sciences was tested through several levels of competition including developing solutions for problematic scenarios; […]

Top Honors for Strom Thurmond Symphonic Band

Top Honors for Strom Thurmond Symphonic Band

The Strom Thurmond High School Symphonic Band received top honors at the South Carolina State Concert Festival. The band earned an overall rating of Superior by performing three prepared selections and a sightreading selection they have never seen. They are adjudicated by highly qualified instrumental music professionals from across the country. The band is given […]

Anderson Named School Superintendent

Anderson Named School Superintendent

  The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday, Mar. 27, to name Edgefield County School Board Attorney Greg Anderson as the new Superintendent for the county’s schools. While Mr. Anderson has been named Superintendent and does have authority at this time, he has not actually assumed the position yet. According to a source close […]