The South Carolina Department of Education released the winners of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for 2014–2015. The Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards program recognizes schools for attaining high levels of general performance and for making substantial progress in closing the achievement gap between disaggregated groups. Two Edgefield County schools received Palmetto Gold and/or […]
Three Piedmont Technical College students recently received the MJA Endowed Scholarship at the college’s annual scholarship luncheon. Pictured are, from left, Lovelette Kenley, an administrative office technology student from North Augusta; and Kara McAlister, scholarship committee member. Not pictured are Brian Davis, a pharmacy technology student from Trenton; and Benjamin Dodson, a diversified agriculture student […]
Congratulations to: Leo James Antuna, Christopher Paul Armstrong, Malcolm Jamal Axen, Dalton Ellis Bagshaw, Derek Arthur Barnhart, Joshua Davis Barton, Titus Cordell Bean, Quianna Renee Berry, Aleshia Moquita Blacks, Aliya Porscha Blacks, Jermiah Christopher Blocker, Samuel Jackson Blythe, Brittney Elizabeth Boatwright, Marquis Anthony Brooks, Caitlyn Brice Brown, Keati DeVarje Buchanan, Aaliyah Shavon Buckhanon, Shuron Al-Keim […]
A press release below from Wardlaw Academy dated April 22. We are pleased to announce the hiring of Joe Hulsey as our new Head of School, with his start date being July 1st. Mr. Hulsey was raised in Columbia and comes to us with over twenty years of experience in schools in the Savannah and […]
DECA, the business club at Strom Thurmond High School, under the leadership of Lisa Spinner who teaches in the Career Center, has committed to raising money through their club by selling NEW subscriptions to The Edgefield Advertiser. This is an opportunity for the community to take notice of who they know in the DECA Club […]
Johnston Elementary School is having a Bingo night Thursday January 14 at 6:00 p.m. Hotdog supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. Come to the JES Cafeteria and play for some great prizes donated by our local businesses and support your local school.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 29, 2015)— Merriwether Middle School of North Augusta won the 12th annual SC Bar Greenville Regional Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Oct. 24 at the Greenville County Courthouse. Riverside Middle School of Greer was named first runner-up. Participating students from Merriwether Middle School included Luke Culbreath, Sam Feyan, Gabe Grucela, Jasmine […]
Strom Thurmond High School crowned their queen, Lyric Tillman, Friday, October 2, at half time of the game against Abbeville High.
The Strom Thurmond FFA traveled to Cherry Grove FFA Leadership Camp August 4-7, 2015. The group participated in both leadership and physical activities with over 200 FFA members from across South Carolina. The students from Strom Thurmond attending the camp were: Alana Thurmond, Geddings Jhant, Carolyn Barrett Guess, Austin Hall, Andrew Jackson, Hunter Herrin, Gracie […]