Griffins Achieve

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield community organization Believers and Achievers presented plaques to Abigail Hutson-Smith, left, and Le’Aundre Martin, right, for their journalistic work with the Fairfield County School District’s newspaper, The Fairfield Post. Hutson-Smith and Martin were named Outstanding Journalists of the Semester. 

Griffins Challenge

WINNSBORO – Competing virtually has not stopped Fairfield Central’s Academic Challenge team from excelling. In January, the team defeated Chester 15-7 and Lewisville 15-14. Most recently, the Griffins took a 18-16 victory over Great Falls.

Mighty Griffins

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Central’s Mighty Griffin Battalion JROTC program competed in the JROTC Academic Bowl. The JROTC Academic Bowl tests cadets on their knowledge by using SAT/ACT-type questions in the areas of JROTC curriculum, English, math and science. The Griffins advanced to the Level 2 of the competition, to be held March 4.

Jefferson honored at NCAA title game

MIAMI, FL – Before kickoff of the 2020 NCAA Football National Championship game featuring Alabama University and Ohio State University, Fairfield Central’s Chanda Jefferson and other state teachers of the year were honored by the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation. Jefferson, South Carolina’s 2020 Teacher of the Year, was featured on CFP Extra Yard’s Twitter […]

Davis named humanitarian recipient

COLUMBIA – Richland Two Superintendent Baron Davis was recently named a recipient of the 2021 Dr. Effie H. Jones Humanitarian award. The award is an annual recognition of education leaders committed to the advancement and mentorship of women and minorities and/or demonstrate a commitment to address social justice issues among children, youth and adults in […]

Holiday Wishes

BLYTHEWOOD – As a part of their annual Holiday Wishes campaign, Blythewood High School began collecting canned goods for Christian Assistance Bridge (CAB) on Nov. 30. Each of the three companies in the Bengal Battallion set a goal for every student to donate six canned goods, totaling 640 items. Over the course of three weeks, […]

Bengal students to compete at State

BLYTHEWOOD – Students from Blythewood High School (BHS) participated in the 55th Annual National Career Development Association Poetry & Art Contest.  Students were encouraged to submit either poetry or art which reflected the theme “My Future Career-Imagine the Possibilities.”  First, second, and third place winners from Blythewood High School were sent to the state contest […]

R2 trustee threatens to sue constituent

COLUMBIA – A school board vice chair has threatened to sue a constituent over comments he made about her and another board member, according to a series of emails obtained by the Voice. In four separate e-mails dated Sept. 3, Oct. 25, Nov. 9 and Nov. 23, Richland Two Board of Trustees Vice Chairman Teresa […]

Blythewood educators honored with state titles

COLUMBIA – Two Blythewoodians have received state honors for their work in education. Lindsey Rega, who teaches science at Spring Valley High School has been named 2020 Teacher of the Year by the South Carolina Academy of Science. Bobby Cunningham, principal of the W. R. Rogers Center for Adult, Technology and Continuing Education, has been […]

Westwood Honor Roll

A Honor Roll  Abell, Cameron Cody, Amerson, Alexis Marie, Anderson-Washington, Jamari Aman, Angeles, Roxanna, Armstrong, Remington Keller Acierno, Bailey, Dylan James, Barton, Tajanae Eliza, Beckford, Syone Nathanial, Bells, Luther NyJuan, Belton, Morgan Naomi, Boston, Ella Camille, Brady, James Michael, Brewton, Kiara Faith, Brown, Emily Ellen, Brown, McKenna Fant, Brown, Nazire LaMon, Brown, Rachel Charlene, Brown, […]