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Former Gamecocks promote literacy at Gilbert Middle

Former Gamecock football players Langston Moore and Preston Thorne proved they are not “just a chicken” during a visit to Gilbert Middle School. Motivating the middle schoolers to enjoy reading, the authors stopped by GMS [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Author shares with students via Skype

Students at Oak Grove Elementary connected with one of their favorite authors this month using Skype. K. E. Rocha, author of the “Secrets of Bearhaven” series, visited the school virtually to talk with third-grade students. [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

EngenuitySC announces programs

EngenuitySC, the Columbia-based economic development nonprofit focused on enhancing the Midlands’ competitiveness and prosperity, has announced its programming for the upcoming year. Projects include What’s Next Midlands, the Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report, Richland One STEAM [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Students pledge against gun violence

United States Attorney Beth Drake has announced members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners began visiting schools across South Carolina, to meet with students and conduct [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

For local bands it all comes down to this weekend

An entire season of high school marching band performances is coming down to the final two competitions. Airport and Brookland-Cayce marching bands head to the Lower State 1A/3A Championships Saturday at Chapin High School. The [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Cayce Elementary to hold dedication, open house

A formal dedication and open house are planned at Lexington Two’s newest elementary school. The event, which includes a reception and tours, is set for 5 pm today, October 26 at Cayce Elementary, 515 Bulldog [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Homeschool parent conference set for October 27-28

Do you struggle with grading your homeschool student in high school? How do you assess Latin? Debate? Math? Are you unsure of what credit to attach to a high school transcript? Discover what it means [...]

By |October 25th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Saluda River principal honored

Saluda River Academy for the Arts Principal Tonya Fryer was recognized with a top education honor Thursday during a ceremony in Columbia. Fryer received the 2017 Arts Administrator of the Year award at the Palmetto [...]

By |October 13th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Financial advisor shares college savings advice

Throughout my seven years in office, I’ve spoken with countless South Carolina parents about one of their biggest concerns: paying for their child’s college education. Though the price tag of college can subject anyone to [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Education, Government|0 Comments

‘Take the opportunities’: Writer ignites students’ creativity

Fracaswell Hyman’s claim to fame almost never happened. The television writer better known as “Cas” had a job working for a theatre company doing odd jobs and was at a breaking point. “I had decided [...]

By |October 3rd, 2017|School News|0 Comments