May 8, 2009 RSS feed / Education

Oak Pointe students tour airport

The recently re- named Jim Hamilton & L.B. Owens Airport was the site of the airport educational tour attended by 115 students from Oak Pointe Elementary School on April 24. More...

BMS eighth grader ranked in top five of SC students

Blythewood Middle School eighth grader Brittany Lopetrone ranked in the top five of South Carolina students on the National French Exam. The National French Exam is administered each March to French students throughout the United States. More...

Airport High School senior receives Subway scholarship

Ashton Jones, who will graduate in June from Airport High School in Columbia, has been chosen to receive the Subway of South Carolina Scholarship for the upcoming academic year; 2009- 2010. More...

Ridge View High School presents

Zombie P rom is a 1950s horror comic book brought to life as a musical comedy by the Ridge View High School Musical Theatre Students. More...

Academy for Civic Engagement at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary wins showcase

Students from The Academy for Civic Engagement at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School are the winners of the South Carolina Bar Law Related Education Project Citizen Showcase. More...

USC student earns Madison Fellowship

Paige Sadé Fennell of Columbia has received a prestigious 2009 James Madison Fellowship, awarded to graduating seniors and graduate students, who intend to become secondary- school teachers of American history, American government, or social s More...

Ridge View senior signs to play basketball for Louisiana Tech

Ridge View High School senior, Jarvis Davis, signed an NCAA Scholarship National Letter of Intent to play basketball next year for the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs of the Western Athletic Conference. More...

National Achievement Scholarship winners

Twenty- two African American seniors in 18 South Carolina public high schools have been named winners in the 45th annual National Achievement Scholarship competition. They are among 800 students to achieve this honor for 2009. More...

Richland One school named first Paideia school in state

After three years of training, research, and hard work, Meadowfield Elementary is now South Carolina's first Paideia Model School. More...

Columbia area schools win second annual "EconomicsChallenge"

Dreher High School's "Dreher 2 team" and Ridge View High School's "First Semesters" took home top honors in the SC EconomicsChallenge, sponsored by the SC Council on Economic Education. Nineteen student teams met in Columbia on March 28 to compete. More...

Spanish club practices Spanish at San José

Students from Killian Elementary Spanish Enrichment Program recently visited San José Mexican Restaurant during their lunch period. Students had opportunity to practice Spanish that they have been learning both in class and after school. More...

Richland One students receive scholarships

Fifteen Richland One students have been named finalists for 2009 National Merit and National Achievement Scholarships. More...