May 1, 2009 RSS feed / Education

One Laptop per Child expands

An initiative to improve student achievement by making laptop technology available to every elementary school student in the state is expanding this month with the addition of 12 schools. More...

Richland One honors students for academic excellence

Richland One honored 144 high- achieving seniors at the district's 2009 Academic All- Stars Recognition Banquet, Tuesday, April 21 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More...

Heathwood Hall student interns in nation's capitol

Samuel Harman Stormer (left), a tenth grade student at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, interned in Congressman Joe Wilson's (right) office at our nation's capitol during Heathwood's Winterum period. More...

Mother- Daughter Communication Workshop

Blythewood Middle School hosted "Strengthening Our Bonds," a mother- daughter communication workshop, on Saturday, April 18, conducted by Girls Incorporated of Greater Columbia. More...

Spring Valley High School news

Major Frank Ward and Chief Perry Langston have received the "Culture of Excellence Award" presented by Dr. More...

Heathwood Hall competes at Festival Disney

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School traveled from Columbia to the Walt Disney World Resort on April 2- 4, for the fifth annual Festival Disney, competitHivigeh mlaunsdi ec r fsestival. More...

FMU presents academic awards

Francis Marion University presented academic awards to outstanding students during a ceremony recently in the McNair Science Building's Chapman Auditorium on campus. Emily Anne Brandenburg of Columbia received the Dr. Jesse A. Coles Jr. Award. More...

Richland One accepting Hall of Fame nominations

Richland One is accepting nominations for its 2009 Hall of Fame induction class. More...

Blythewood Middle School Duke Tip Scholars

Blythewood Middle School had 32 students to meet the criteria for the 2008- 2009 Seventh Grade Duke University Talent Search. Eligibility for participation in the talent search is an honor requiring exceptional academic ability. More...

Our Town at Covenant Classical Christian School

Many Columbians were treated to a showing of Thornton Wilder's Our Town April 16, 17, and 18, by Covenant Classical Christian School located in Forest Acres. This Pulitzer Prize winning play is a common production among high schools. More...

Columbia Star writer named semifinalist in Presidential Scholars

Elise Porter, a graduating senior homeschooler with S.C. Association of Independent Home SCcohluomolbsi,a aSntadr a writer for the , has been named one of approximately 560 semifinalists in the 2009 Presidential Scholars Program. More...

NBSC participates in National Teach a Child to Save Day

Employees of The National Bank of South Carolina participated across the state, April 21, in the American Bankers Association Teach a Child to Save Day. The goal of this nationwide initiative is to bring financial education to one million students. More...

Elizabeth Baker receives educational grant

Elizabeth McKee Baker has been selected to receive an educational grant in the amount of $800 per semester for her undergraduate studies at Winthrop University. The Strom Thurmond Foundation with assets of approximately $2. More...