Leading The Way

Westwood and Blythewood student councils were among the five Richland 2 high school student councils to receive awards at the South Carolina Association of Student Councils state conference. Westwood received an Honor Council Gold Award and placed third in Leadership Activities and third in Recognition. Senior Aniya Knighter was inducted into the Terry McCoy Leadership […]

Griffins Get Jazzy

Fairfield Central dual enrollment students attended a Jazz concert at the University of South Carolina as a part of the Music 105 class.

Bengals Fight Hunger

COLUMBIA – The Blythewood JROTC Bengal Battalion worked with two other JROTC programs on March 5 to acquire all the necessary resources to prepare 20,000 instant oatmeal meals with Harvest Pack, a humanitarian, hunger-relief, nonprofit organization.  Blythewood cadets were split into teams with cadets from other schools working in assembly lines to create the packages.  […]

Three Bengals are National Merit Finalists

Blythewood High School students Evan Cox, Macy Collins, center, and Grace Gattman have been named as Finalists in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship competition.

Peake earns Superior Status

COLUMBIA – Richard Winn sophomore Lacey Peake earned a superior rating at the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA)’s Music Festival, held at the University of South Carolina on Saturday. Superior rating is the highest rating awarded to musicians at the festival. 

FCSD suspends district-wide mask requirement

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – In a Facebook post on March 1, Fairfield County School District announced that the Board of Trustees suspended the district-wide mask requirement.  The post says: “On February 22, 2022, DHEC updated its guidance to schools for managing the spread of COVID-19. Tonight, the Fairfield County School Board of Trustees suspended the districtwide […]

Betas Soar

MYRTLE BEACH – Fairfield Central High School’s Beta Club attended the State Convention February 4-5 at the Hilton Myrtle Beach Convention Center.  During the convention, Fairfield Central student Jamya Kennedy was elected State Vice President, and Griffin students placed in 18 categories.

Bengals Clean Up Blythewood

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School’s Bengal Battalion spent the morning of Friday, Feb. 11 cleaning up Wilson Boulevard from Farrow Rd. to Blythewood Rd. as part of the Keep the Midlands Beautiful  Adopt-a-Highway clean-up program. As a part of their physical training, 118 JROTC students picked up trash on roadside and placed it in 18 […]

Milling Earns Doctorate

The Doctor of Ministry Degree in Biblical Marriage and Family Counseling was conferred on Hannie D. Milling, Jr. at commencement services on Saturday, December 18, 2021. Milling, a Fairfield County native, is the elder son of Hannie Milling, Sr. and the late Johnnie Milling of Winnsboro, S.C. He is a 1970 graduate of Winnsboro High […]

Erin Zehner named BHS Teacher of the Year

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School is pleased to announce that Erin Zehner has been selected as the 2022-23 Blythewood High School Teacher of the Year.  Zehner, who has taught honors English at Blythewood High for 8 years, was nominated and voted on by the faculty of Blythewood High.  She is a Lead Teacher for the […]