R2 implements safety screenings

BLYTHEWOOD – Students in Richland School District Two returned to schools on Tuesday. A big difference for high school students this year: security screenings. Yesterday, the district tweeted, “Today was day one in the operation of safety screenings at all five Richland Two high schools,” and it seemed to be a success at Blythewood High […]

Almost back to school in R2

BLYTHEWOOD – It may have been a shorter break than usual, but Blythewood teachers jumped right back into action on Tuesday. Pictured at right, Muller Road Middle teachers squeeze in some games on their first day. Above, Westwood teachers play Never Have I Ever. Below left, Blythewood Middle School; at right Blythewood High School teachers […]

Fairfield County School District is back to school

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – Fairfield County School District’s teachers returned to work last week in preparation for the first day of school on Aug. 2.  Pictured above center, students are welcomed into McCrory-Liston for the new school year. Pictured at below, students on their first day at Fairfield Magnet School.

Scholl Receives Scholarship

The Boyd Midwest Family Private Foundation is pleased to announce that Seth Scholl of Blythewood has been selected as a $3,000 Scholarship recipient for the 2023-2024 school year.  This scholarship is renewable for up to four years. Seth is the son of Midwest Family Mutual Insurance Co. employee Michael Scholl.  Seth is attending the University […]

More R2 students to receive free/reduced lunch

COLUMBIA, – Students at 25 schools and centers in Richland School District Two will eat breakfast and lunch for free during the 2023-2024 school year and families will not have to fill out meal applications. The district announced the following schools are participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), which means each student enrolled at […]

Meet & greet for new R2 super set for July 25-27

COLUMBIA – Richland School District Two has scheduled three meet and greet events for the district’s new superintendent, Dr. Kim Moore, to get to know members of the community. The meetings will be held at the R2i2 Conference Center located at 763 Fashion Drive in the Sandhills shopping area in Columbia. Dates for the meetings […]

Front of the Class

Fairfield Central’s Senior Beta Club traveled to Kentucky for the National Convention June 17 – 20. The Griffin Betas placed in 9 categories at the national level.

Dr. Kim Moore named next Richland 2 super

COLUMBIA – Dr. Kim Moore has been selected by the Richland Two Board of Trustees as the new superintendent for Richland School District Two. Moore’s selection was made on June 23 at a special called school board meeting and announced at the school board meeting on Tuesday, June 27. Moore was approved by a 6-1 vote. […]

Cunningham gets Lifetime Achievement Award

COLUMBIA – Blythewood native Dr. Bobby Cunningham is one of four school leaders from across the state who have been selected by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) as 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award winners. Cunningham, Director and Principal of the W.R. Rogers Adult, Continuing, and Technology Education Center in Richland District Two, is […]

Turn-Around Student

BLYTHEWOOD – Lucas Rader, 10, has been named the 2022-23 turn-around student at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School where he has been a student since Kindergarten. Lucas is a member of the Leadership Program at B-HE as well as the NASA GLOBE Project at Camp Discovery.  Lucas loves fishing, playing baseball, golf, and runs on the B-HE […]

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