FMS receives grant for student support

WINNSBORO – Fairfield Middle School recently received a $20,000 grant from AT&T to pilot an Integrated Student Supports program with 50 students through Communities in Schools of South Carolina. According to the Community in Schools of South Carolina Twitter, their mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in […]

Bring Home Hardware

LEXINGTON – Fairfield wrestler Kiayana Waynese placed third at the middle school state tournament at Lexington High School.  Waynese had two falls in the first period.

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 […]

Beyond the Classroom

WINNSBORO – Renowned child advocacy artist George E. Miller II served as Fairfield Middle School’s (FMS) Artist in Residence for two weeks planning and creating a mural with thirteen students to showcase their talents beyond the classroom. Ideas for the mural were created by the students and sent to Mr. Miller, who compiled the ideas […]

Passing with Flying Colors

WINNSBORO – Mr. Dennis Cordova’s seventh grade STEM Algebra I class at Fairfield Middle School had a 100% pass rate on the Algebra I End of Course exam. Of the fourteen students, five scored 100s and nine made A’s.

FMS students to attend Governor’s School Discovery Program

WINNBSORO – Eighth graders Elena Frick and Joshua Mosley will attend a two week summer program designed for rising ninth graders with an interest in Creative Writing, Drama, Music, or Visual Arts at the Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. While attending auditions, Mosley said they were encouraged to roam around the area and […]

FMS student arrested for threats to school

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office has charged a juvenile student at Fairfield Middle School for making threats to the school. The juvenile has been transported to the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ). This is an ongoing investigation and more details will be available later. Sheriff Montgomery: “We have a great working […]

Glover selected as STAR Teacher

COLUMBIA – Michael Glover, Jr. was one of nine educators who participated in Strategies for Teacher Advancement and Renewal (STAR), a bi-annual reward and recognition program for outstanding South Carolina veteran teachers. STAR teachers are selected through a state-wide application process. Mr. Glover is a social studies teacher at Fairfield Middle School in Fairfield County […]