Bengals partner with Round Top for mentor program

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood High School (BHS) hosted ten Round Top Elementary (RTE) School students on Wednesday, April 20 to give the Round Top students an opportunity to learn more about setting goals and achieving success. The younger students shadowed their high school mentors, touring the school and attending classes with them. “It was neat to […]

Bengals Commit to Internships

BLYTHEWOOD – South Carolina Water Utilities has launched an innovative paid STEM internship program designed to provide Blythewood High School students with a unique opportunity to learn about the water and wastewater management business. Blythewood High School seniors Joie Yonting, left, Lance Bosier and Brady Gayle will serve as the first participants in the community-based […]

BHS chorus hits a superior note

BLYTHEWOOD – On Monday, March 28, Blythewood High School’s Bella Voce participated in the 2022 SC State Choral Performance Assessment. They performed two prepared pieces on stage and then had six minutes to prepare and perform a never-before-seen piece of music using their music literacy skills. They received a Superior with Distinction, which is the […]

BHS teacher files for State Superintendent seat

COLUMBIA – Blythewood High School teacher Lisa Ellis has announced her candidacy to run for State Superintendent of Education on the Democratic ticket. Ellis is the founder of SC for Ed and led the state’s teachers in the fight last year for higher teacher salaries. Ellis has 21 years of experience in education, working as […]

R2 board votes 4-3 to not be required to hear grievances

Gilchrist: The Board’s Vote Could Deny Due Process COLUMBIA – Discussion of a complaint policy took center stage at Tuesday’s meeting of the Richland Two School District Board of Trustees. The two opposing factions on the board appeared to talk past each other about the intent of a change in wording to a rule known […]

Region Champs

The Fairfield Central High School academic team competed with other like-size high school in the north central region of SC in an academic challenge sponsored by the Old English Consortium Regional Quiz Bowl Tournaments. Fairfield Central was named champion over Chester in the small high school division and will compete at the state championship tournament […]

Crowning Moments

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn Academy held their annual Miss RWA pageant on March 10. Pictured above are front: Emmie Cameron (Wee Miss Runner-Up), Caroline Ladd (Wee Miss RWA), Evelyn Lancaster (Fan Favorite). Back, from left: Ada Bass (Little Miss Runner-Up), Caroline Reese Allen (Little Miss RWA), Rosemary Amick (Junior Miss Runner-Up), Hannah Britt (Junior Miss […]

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.  […]