Richland 2 seeks COA for new B-HE school

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood’s Board of Architectural Review (BAR) was scheduled to hear a project manager for the proposed new Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School appeal to the BAR for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the school at 5 p.m., Wednesday afternoon, shortly after press time. The proposed project is located on approximately 19 acres along Boney Road […]

PC finalizes class 1 vote on B-HE gym

BLYTHEWOOD – After voting 4-1 on Sept 8, to defer a recommendation to town council regarding the designation of Bethel-Hanberry gymnasium as a class 1 historic property, the planning commission reversed that vote on Sept. 14 during a special called meeting. At issue during the Sept. 8 meeting was a request on the agenda to […]

Holland named new BHE principal

COLUMBIA — At a regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Superintendent Dr. Baron R. Davis recommended and the Richland Two Board of Trustees approved the selection of Shannon Holland as principal of Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School  Holland is well-known at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School. She has spent the past four years serving as assistant principal […]

BHE student brings cheer to teacher

BLYTHEWOOD – Maci King, a first grade student at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School, placed a sign in her teacher’s front yard on behalf of her class. Pictured left, Maci greets her teacher, Patricia Mack, with a balloon, stuffed animal and well wishes.

Gardner named Elementary Counselor of the Year

BLYTHEWOOD – Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School counselor Terina Gardner was named the Elementary School Counselor of the Year by the Palmetto State School Counselor Association, an esteemed recognition for the profession of school counseling. Nominees are judged on the basis of their professional experiences and successful school counseling program development. Gardner has worked as a school […]

Architect seeks community input on design of new B-HE school

BLYTHEWOOD – About 30 parents attended a meeting at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School last week to learn what the new B-HE school building will look like. But Architect Scott Powell of the architectural firm Craig Gaulden Davis out of Greenville said he didn’t know what it would look like, that he was there to find out […]

BHE Gives Back

BLYTHEWOOD – Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School (BHE) and the BHE student council collected 1723 items for Brookdale Assisted Living Center. Grade levels participated by bringing in items that the residents can use. Student Council members pictured from left are Kenneth Martin, Erin Daniels, Taukerra Roberts, and Jake Gonzalez.  BHE Student Council sponsor is first grade teacher Brandy Hagood.

BHE gives back

BLYTHEWOOD – Students at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary raised over $250 for Breast Cancer Awareness. Pictured are student council members, back from left: Principal Tracy Footman, Lauren Flynn, Erin Daniels, Kenneth Martin, Assistant Principal Shannon Holland, Student Council Sponsor Brandy Hagood; front: Bailey Jones, Zachary Hardy, Maybry Akabane, Anna Claire Lannin and Taukerra Roberts.

Back to School

BLYTHEWOOD – Marsha Washington, left, and Christine Stoney, kindergarten teachers at Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School, ready their rooms with last minute touches before welcoming their charges on Wednesday, the first day of school for Richland 2 students.

R2 Board proposes $468.4M bond

BLYTHEWOOD – Two football stadiums, a fine arts center and facility upgrades at several schools are among the taxpayer-funded initiatives Richland 2 voters will decide in a November referendum. Richland 2 school board members, though, aren’t prepared to dive into a proposed $20 million aquatic center just yet. On July 24, the board voted 6-1 […]