Winnsboro officials honor FMSMS

WINNSBORO – During a student assembly on Tuesday in the gymnasium of the Fairfield County Magnet School for Math and Science, the Town of Winnsboro’s mayor and town council members presented the school’s principal, Dr. Shayera Gale Whitfield, with a proclamation for the school being one of five in the state to be named a […]


WINNSBORO – A parade was held on Hwy 321 in Winnsboro last Wednesday, Sept. 28 to celebrate Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science being recognized as a 2022 National Blue Ribbon School by US Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona. Cardona announced on Sept. 16 that 297 schools across the country were receiving the award. […]

Grab & Go breakfast and lunch

FAIRFIELD COUNTY – With school facilities closed during the coronavirus pandemic and spring break scheduled for this week, April 13 – 17, the Fairfield County School District staff and volunteers busied themselves for three to four hours on Friday preparing and sacking breakfast and lunch meals for every student for the five-day break. Then the […]

Head of the Class

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield Magnet School for Arts and Science students, at left earned three or more categories under ‘Exceeding Expectations’ on the state assessment that was administered last school year. Principal Gale Whitfield presented awards to the students pictured. The Voice requested names from the Fairfield County District Office but received no response.

The Winner

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science (FMSMS) art student Kingston Belton won 1st place in the Elementary division of the 2018 South Carolina Consortium for Gifted Education (SCCGE) Conference Program Cover. Kingston will be receiving a $100 prize. First place entries will be printed on the front and back cover and inside of the program […]

Rapping bass wins 1st

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science student Owen Wilson won first place in State Fish Writing Contest. Wilson’s “Rapping Bass” poem went with his painting of a Striped Bass fish. The writing and art contest was sponsored by the Bass Pro Shops and Wildlife Forever.

A Budding Artist

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science student Tiauna Turner’s painting, “Fragrant Flowers,” was selected as one of ten best in grade 6 division national Celebrating Art contest.

Local student’s drawing wins top honors

ATLANTA – For the second year in a row, students at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science took top honors for their drawings in the National Nuclear Power contest at the Nuclear Energy Assembly. Zielaika Curabo, pictured above, earned first place for her entry in the “Radation is Rad” contest.  FMSMS student Owen Wilson […]

FCSD Teacher of the Year

WINNSBORO – Brooke Alberson, fourth grade teacher at Fairfield Magnet School for Math and Science, was named Fairfield County School District Teacher of the Year. Alberson, pictured third from left, was honored at the State Teacher of The Year Banquet with FCSD Superintendent Dr. J.R. Green, left, Tonya Green, Alberson, Trent Erving, Stephanie Fanning, Dr. […]

American Legion’s poppy contest honors veterans

WINNSBORO – The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 16 recognizes second grade students of Fairfield County schools who won their annual Poppy Coloring Contest.  The coloring contest brings awareness to the poppy’s symbolism of the services and sacrifices of veterans who have served the United States of America. Elementary schools in Fairfield County School District and […]