2009-08-14

Please keep me cool in the summer.



Remember I have no shoes when you walk me on the hot pavement and I wear a fur coat.

Richland 2 school board rejects charter school



The Richland 2 school board rejected a year- round, K- 5 charter school recently, despite the state Department of Education’s assessment that the proposed Hope Charter School meets the state’s rigorous charter school standards. The vote also came a week after the school district voted to approve Richland 2 Charter High, a school that would accept roughly 80 at- risk […]

Tenth Annual Children of Hope Art Exhibit opens



The 2009 10th Annual “Children of Hope” Art Exhibit held at The Columbia Museum of Art, located at 1515 Main Street, from August 17- October 18, 2009, displays art work created by children with cancer and blood disorders. The exhibit displays paintings done by the children while in treatment for pediatric cancer or blood disorders at Palmetto Richland Children’s Center […]

Back- to- School Helpline available



Back- to- school time is an exciting and busy time of year for students and their families. In Richland One, students will grab their school supplies and head back to classes on Monday, August 17. To help ensure that the beginning of the new school year goes as smoothly as possible for students and parents, Richland One’s Back- to- School […]

Ridge View scores in Nashville



The 2009 National Leadership Conference for Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) was held in Nashville, Tennessee June 24- 28 at the Opryland Hotel. Fifteen Ridge View students qualified to attend and compete in a wide variety of categories related to the health science field along with 6,300 students and advisors from across the Nation. HOSA is a professional student […]

S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind accepting applications



The South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind continues to accept applications for the fall 2009 semester. Parents are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time for admissions review. SCSDB is the state’s only specialized school for individuals who are deaf, blind, or sensory multidisabled. The Spartanburg- based school offers educational programs to meet academic goals as […]

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

DIY dos and don'ts

The Woman Whose Garbage I’m Responsible For thinks I have an unnatural attraction to Amy Matthews, the current go to girl on DIY Network. I do watch both the shows she hosts, but it is only because I have an interest in seeing people save money and increase the value of their homes. It’s kind of a hobby. The fact […]

We apologize



“86 and healthy as a horse” on this page last week referred to someone other than Jack Truluck. Jack Truluck mentioned in Call the Cops died in the late 1980s of cancer.

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School day to start at 8 am for high school students



The school day will begin at 8 am instead of 8:15 am for Richland One high school students this year. The school day will end at 3:15 pm for high schools, the same as last year’s dismissal time. School start and dismissal times for elementary and middle school students will remain the same as last year. School bus pickup times […]