Midlands STEM Charter School breaks ground

To Open for 24-25 School Year WINNSBORO- Midlands STEM Charter School (MSCS) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its new school building on Wednesday, Oct.18. Speakers for the event were Winnsboro Mayor John McMeekin, the school’s Co-Founder and Board Chairman Kevin Thomas, Sheriff Will Montgomery and the School’s Principal and CEO Cynthia Prince. Speeches were followed […]

MSI XC competes at York

YORK – Midlands STEM Institute’s cross country team ran at York Comprehensive High School last Thursday against Chester High School, Great Falls High School, York High School, Hunter Huss High School, York Preparatory Academy, Hawthorne Christian Academy, Lake Pointe Academy and Riverwalk Academy. Five of the Mavericks’ top finishers had season-best times. Christopher Parker led […]

Mavericks XC compete at North Central, Great Falls

WINNSBORO – Midlands STEM Institute’s cross country team ran in its second meet of the season at North Central High School on Sept. 12. Christopher Parker finished first for the Mavericks and in 46th place overall out of 60 runners with a time of 25:56.80. Leahman Knotts finished at 27:39.90, and Isaiah Pierce finished at […]

Midlands STEM named Silver Local School

WINNSBORO – Midlands STEM Charter School (MSCS) in Winns­boro was recently named the Char­ter Institute at Erskine 2021-2022 Silver Local School of Distinction for its middle school program. Members of the Charter Institute at Erskine’s staff and leadership were in attendance and presented the school’s leaders with a commemo­rative plaque at the school. As a […]

MSI students accepted to SC Governor’s School

WINNSBORO – Two Midlands Stem Institute students – Mya Kowalke and Eli Moore – have been accepted into the South Carolina Governor’s School. Kowalke has attended MSI since 2018, where she participated in cross country and was a member of the journalism team.  She will be attending the South Carolina Governor’s School for Agriculture at […]

First seniors graduate from Midlands STEM Institute

WINNSBORO – Midlands STEM Institute celebrated a big milestone last week with an event that’s been a decade in the making: the graduation of its first senior class. Fairfield County’s first public charter school, Midlands STEM, saw six students graduate – a 100 percent graduation rate for its first class. Executive Director and Principal Cynthia […]

FCHS, RWA and MSI runners pick up steam

FAIRFIELD CENTRAL – The Griffin boys pulled a third place finish on Oct. 6 at Lugoff Elgin High School. Joshua Mosley finished first of 69 runners with a time of 17:49.51. Hank Whit e(18:37.16) finished in 10th place and  Nygel Woodard (18:42.79) finished in 13th. Sidney Wilson placed 27th with a time of 20:43.89 and […]

MSI Students tour Alston Trailhead

Approximately 25 Midlands STEM Institute students and three faculty members hiked a 6.5 mile guided trek on the Peak to Prosperity Passage of the Palmetto Trail Monday, May 10. They concluded the field trip with a picnic lunch at the Alston trailhead park. The guided tour is available to schools and other organizations.

Eagles face Mavericks

WINNSBORO – Richard Winn’s JV baseball team hosted cross-town newcomer (relatively) Midlands STEM Institute on Monday. The Eagles made quick work of the Mavericks, taking down MSI 17-0 in a shortened game. Midlands STEM, a charter school in Winnsboro, has added a grade each year since its inception seven years ago. They currently educate students […]

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