Students eat free again this summer

COLUMBIA — Richland Two School District will again provide free meals during the summer to students starting June 17, 2021. In the Blythewood area, meals will be available for pick up at Bethel-Hanberry and Longleaf Middle Schools on Tuesday (2 meals) and Thursday (5 meals) from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Thursday curbside pickup begins […]

BHS students sell art

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School principal Matt Sherman purchased artwork from Blythewood High students Sydnie Bowers, above, and Bailey Knight, below. This honor is presented during the Art Department’s Art Showcase in the spring when the principal chooses one piece of art to purchase and display in the school building. Because the Art Showcase was […]

Hemminghaus graduates The Citadel with honors

CHARLESTON – Harrison Wolff Hemminghaus, son of Douglas and Stephanie Hemminghaus, of Blythewood, graduated Summa Cum Laude from The Citadel, The Military College of the South,  with a Bachelor of Arts degree, double majoring in Political Science and History, on May 8, 2021. Hemminghaus received the South Carolina Lottery Life Scholarship and an Army ROTC […]

US Navy Ensign

Eli Lake, a 2016 graduate of Blythewood High School, graduated from the United States Naval Academy on May 28, 2021. During his tenure at USNA, Eli played on the basketball team his freshman year and was a member of the track team for his final two years, where he participated in the high jump and triple […]

Prater Graduates from SCSDB

Elizabeth “Liz” Prater recently graduated from the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB). At graduation, she received the American Legion Award, which recognizes students who are characterized by courage, honor, patriotism, leadership, scholarship, and service. At SCSDB, Prater was a leader and member of numerous sports teams and academic and community-service clubs.  […]

Exemplary Development

COLUMBIA – Blythewood High School was named 2021 winner of the University of South Carolina’s Professional Development School (UofSC PDS) Exemplary Achievement Award earlier this month.  Blythewood principal Matt Sherman noted that the school’s teacher leadership model is an ongoing innovation at Blythewood that has set the stage for reflective practice across disciplines. Twenty-four schools […]

Redhawks do Prom

COLUMBIA – From coordinating face masks to a room full of crowns, Westwood High School’s 2021 prom looked different in many ways from their previous proms. Held at the R2i2 library in Sandhills, attendees hit the dance floor for a good time. Because of a lack of votes from a partly virtual student-body, Westwood did […]

Bengals Do Prom

COLUMBIA – Blythewood High School crowned their 2021 King and Queen at Prom on April 24. Pictured are new royalty, Talia Textus and Caleb Dixon.

Shattering the wall of secrecy around Fairfield’s schools chief

Costly travel, hefty compensation, lack of accountability uncovered EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was produced through a collaboration of The Post and Courier and The Voice of Fairfield County, an Uncovered partner. WINNSBORO — J.R. Green seethed with anger as he read an article in his local newspaper. The school district he leads was on winter break, […]

RWA Wins Big!

WINNSBORO – A helicopter dropped 3966 pink and yellow golf balls at the annual Richard Winn Academy golf ball drop on Saturday. The owner of the ball dropped nearest to the pin was Julie Corley, who won the grand prize of $7,255. The following students won $100 each: Rhett Hagood, Hud McLean, Emma Brazell, Lily […]