USC names Davis superintendent in residence

COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina’s College of Education recently announced that Baron Davis, superintendent of Richland Two School District, will serve as superintendent in residence for the college’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policies. As superintendent in residence, Davis will teach in the master’s program with principal certification, the education specialist’s program with […]

R2 board suspends public comment

SCSBA Recommends Districts Not Accept FOIA Requests During Pandemic COLUMBIA – In an effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19, the Richland Two school district has followed the lead of other government agencies by streaming meetings electronically. No member of the public may attend meetings in person nor participate in public comments. They can listen […]

Learning in the Time of Corona

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Students of every age – from pre-K to grad school – are grappling with a completely new set of everyday circumstances, as the coronavirus pandemic has shut down schools. But it’s not just the students who are dealing with big changes. Many parents of school-age children have been pushed into the unfamiliar […]

BHS promotes virtual plant sale

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood High School horticulture class is offering a virtual plant sale with respect to social distancing requirements. Plants can be ordered online and picked up curbside at one of the times and locations on the order form. Both Chester High School and Nation’s Ford High School are assisting with the sale at […]

Langford on parade

BLYTHEWOOD – After almost two weeks of life in quarantine, Langford Elementary School students were treated with a car parade by faculty and staff on March 26. Langford faculty met at the school and followed the school bus routes through the community. Pictured here, families in Eagle’s Glen greet Langford’s motorcade of over thirty cars […]

BHE student brings cheer to teacher

BLYTHEWOOD – Maci King, a first grade student at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School, placed a sign in her teacher’s front yard on behalf of her class. Pictured left, Maci greets her teacher, Patricia Mack, with a balloon, stuffed animal and well wishes.

Fairfield’s new kind of ‘homeschool’

RIDGEWAY – It was during the week of March 9 that Nicole Collins Hunter, a child development teacher for four year olds, at Geiger Elementary in Ridgeway, and her fellow teachers were advised by school administrators to begin preparing remote learning packets for their students in case of a shutdown of schools due to the […]

Richland Two’s new kind of ‘homeschool’

BLYTHEWOOD – When Governor McMaster mandated on March 13 that schools, colleges and universities across the state had to shut their doors until at least March 31, teachers and administrators had to prepare and execute, in a very short period of time, a plan to continue educating their students remotely. Richland Two School District administrators […]

BHS’s Hardy awarded Coca-Cola scholarship

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School Senior Kristian Hardy has been named a recipient of the Coca-Cola Scholarship, worth $20,000. Kristian was one of 150 recipients, selected out of 93,000 applicants nationwide. The Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to support exceptional peoples’ thirst for knowledge and their desire to make a difference […]

R2 schools to close through March 31

News released from Richland School District Two By order of the Governor of South Carolina, Richland Two is canceling school for students starting March 16, 2020, through March 31, 2020. With the closure of schools, all student activities including athletics, are canceled from March 16-March 31. Richland Two Superintendent Dr. Baron R. Davis said, “Our […]