Top of the Class

On Feb. 8, the Blythewood Middle School Quiz Bowl team, under the direction of Mrs. Janie Hamrick and Mrs. Stephanie Turiak won the Richland Two Quiz Whiz Bowl Championship. The Blythewood Middle team went undefeated throughout the two-day competition.  The team members are front row:  Savannah Jones, Katherine Connor, Lane Broderick, April Harbison, Anna Katherine […]

Charging to the Top

The Blythewood Middle School Lady Chargers recently finished their undefeated season by claiming the 2020 Metro City Classic Championship over the weekend after defeating Southeast and Saluda Trails middle schools.  Their perfect 14-0 season also included the 2020 Richland District Two Middle School Basketball Championship title. Gabby Hollis (3) was named as the girls Metro […]

Blythewood Middle Honors Chorus

BLYTHEWOOD – BMS Honor Chorus at R2i2 for the District’s Retirement Luncheon. Front Row Stairs: Zhanaya Casteal, Katherine Connor, Annabelle Manville, Emily Stack, Sidney Powell, Sarah Chaneyworth, Alex Raileanu, Caroline Martin Second Row Stairs: Emerson Hood, Brooke Witmer, Vivian LeBron, Anna Sparrow, Sanders Pitts, Caprice Aspland, Julia Friedman, D’ara Bolt Third Row Stairs: Emma Sauls, […]

BMS students named to Honor Band

Blythewood Middle School students, pictured left,  who were named to the Richland 2 Middle School Honor Band are, from left, Allyson Chipps, Karlese Sears, Hannah Spikes, Isaiah Gamez, Rhyan Harp, Mikayla Rembert, Kaden Wade, Emily Comisky, Jesse Woodley, Bobby Bond and Caleb Blanton (not pictured).

Advanced middle schoolers score well

BLYTHEWOOD/FAIRFIELD – Advanced middle school students who are able to take high school courses in the eighth grade also are subject to the end of course (EOC) tests. As a group, the mean or average scores for these high-achieving middle schoolers were better than the state and district averages and area high schools. Students in […]

BMS welcomes new administrator

BLYTHEWOOD – Blythewood Middle School (BMS) welcomed new 7th grade administrator Rahim El-Amin at a Tuesday night meet and greet. EL-Amin, a graduate of East Tennessee State University and Concordia University, comes to BMS with 16 years of experience He has lived in the Blythewood community for the 14 years.

Richland 2 recognizes Junior Scholars

BLYTHEWOOD – Richland Two eighth grade students were recognized as Junior Scholars during a ceremony May 14 at the Richland Two Institute of Innovation. This group of students performed at the academic top two percent of South Carolina. Identification criteria for eligibility are either the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test or the Duke University […]

Lee and Weems Teacher of the Year finalists

BLYTHEWOOD — Two teachers at Blythewood schools, Jill Lee and Sue Weems, learned last week that they are among the five finalists for 2018-2019 Richland Two Teacher of the Year. Lee, an educator with 22 years of experience, is an eighth-grade math teacher at Blythewood Middle School. Sue Weems, an educator for 15 years, teaches […]

BMS SIC named to Honor Roll

BLYTHEWOOD – The Blythewood Middle School Improvement Council was named to the SC School Improvement Council’s (SC-SIC) 2018 Honor Roll for their significant efforts to foster civic engagement in public education. BMS’s SIC is one of only 19 public schools in SC to receive this honor. BMS’s will continue in the running for SC-SIC’s annual […]

2017 Blythewood Christmas Parade