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September 25, 2009 RSS feed / Education

Walk in Your Child’s Shoes” simulation event

In recognition of Dyslexia Awareness Month, Sandhills School’s Outreach Program is hosting “Walk in Your Child’s Shoes: What it’s Like to be Dyslexic” Tuesday, October 13. More...

High school students invited to take part in national competition

The South Carolina Arts Commission, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation, invites South Carolina high schools to take part in the “Poetry Out Loud: National Recitation Contest” during the 2009 More...

Young Eagles flying high

It may not take but one trip in an airplane to become hooked on flying. That’s what the sponsors of Young Eagles believe, and they back up their conviction with action. More...

Academy for Civic Engagement earns “superior” ranking at national conference

Students from The Academy for Civic Engagement at Lonnie B. Nelson Elementary School earned a “superior” ranking at the National Conference of State Legislatures July 20–24 in Philadelphia. More...

Ten Richland One students named National Merit semi–finalists

You could call them a perfect 10. That’s the number of Richland One seniors named as semi–finalists in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program, which awards college scholarships to academically gifted students. More...