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March 7, 2008 RSS feed / Education

Hopkins third grader awarded $500 for NYSP

Master Carlos Nuttry Jr., a third grader at Hopkins Elementary School has been nominated to represent his school and community at the National Young Scholars' Program (NYSP). More...

S.C.'s first statewide charter school enrolls

South Carolina students will have a new public school alternative this fall that delivers exceptional schooling to students in a unique "school without walls." S.C. Connections Academy (SCCA), S.C. More...

Killian student continues family legacy

Terri' Lena Gibson won Little Miss South Carolina Richland County and Little Miss South Carolina Columbia Sweetheart. She is eight years old and is in the second grade at Killian Elementary School where she has been enrolled since Kindergarten. More...

Charley's Backyard Stars

Summer Wrenn, kindergartener in Mrs. Tuller and Mrs. Nidiffer's class at Hammond School, drew this picture after reading Charley's Columbia Backyard. Charley's Backyard Stars are young S.C. More...