January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Education

Cardinal Newman junior wins national poetry competition

Ashley Maddock, a junior at Cardinal New- man School, has been honored by The National Poetry Quarterly, an academic journal for American poets.  Maddock’s poem “I Dreamed of You Last Night” has been selected as “winner&r More...

Richland One seeks parent input on virtual school

Richland One is exploring the possibility of offering a virtual school program at the middle and/ or high school levels, and district administrators want to know what parents think of that idea.   More...

Midlands Technical College names 2016-2017 Top Adjunct Faculty

Midlands Technical College (MTC) kicked off its spring semester by honoring its Adjunct Faculty of the Year for 2016- 2017. More...

Blythewood Middle School Improvement Council named to SC SIC 2017 honor roll

Blythewood Middle School Improvement Council (SIC) has been named to the South Carolina SIC’s 2017 Honor Roll for their significant efforts to foster civic engagement in public education.  More...

Spring Valley High School student recognized as technology leader

Elaine Patterson has been selected as an Aspirations in Computing— South Carolina award recipient and a National Aspirations in Computing award recipient. She attends Spring Valley High School. More...

S.C. based vocational school provides free education to students impacted by area ITT Tech closings

After 47 years in operation, ITT Technical Institute closed its doors on all 130 campus locations in September of 2016, leaving more than 1,000 students in South Carolina and over 40,000 more across the country displaced and without degrees.  More...

Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program accepting nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program. Middle school students who attend the public schools of Lexington One, Lexington/Richland Five, and Richland Two are eligible to participate. More...

City recognizes winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards, Honor the Drive Food Drive

The City of Columbia announced the winners of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards and the Honor the Dream Food Drive during the 29th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration held in the Durham E. More...