Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Aiken Electric Cooperative, Santee Cooper and the Edgefield County School District dedicated today a Green Power Solar School at Merriwether Middle School. The school has been equipped with a solar cell array which is already producing electricity from the sun’s rays, providing students with a firsthand look at the opportunities and challenges of solar power. […]

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that teachers Jessica Quarles, Douglas Elementary School, Jody Swanson, Merriwether Elementary School and Jennifer Rice, W.E. Parker Elementary School have been selected to attend the Science P.L.U.S. Institute during the summer of 2014.   The Institute, 100% funded by a South Carolina […]

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

Students of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Association spent their Thursday evening on March 06, 2014 on the campus of the Lexington Richland 5 Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin South Carolina participating in the South Carolina FFA State Tool Identification Career Development Competition.  Students in the Tool Identification Career Development […]

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella took the County as seen by all the players spilling over into the “nightlife” (called restaurants) in this area following that grand production, March 7, 2014.  Hooped skirts were bulging under one restaurant table and a mouse was sitting at another in one popular eating place. It was truly a success, and the story […]

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

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 […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess!

Happy Birthday Dr. Suess!

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 Science Fair

Fox Creek Science Fair

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 […]

Merriwether Elementary Classifies Minerals at Ruth Patrick

Merriwether Elementary Classifies Minerals at Ruth Patrick

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 […]

STHS Mock Trial Team Headed Back to State Championship

STHS Mock Trial Team Headed Back to State Championship

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 […]

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