LEGACY WRITING: All about the Navy

By Cody Van Cala

Legacy Writing

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:11 p.m.

I like the Navy because they have ships. They have missiles that come out of the side of the ship.

Mentorship program still going strong at NAMS

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:11 p.m.

After eight years, and helping around 400 or 500 students, Tim Butler isn’t slowing down.

NAMES & NOTES: Signs of winter

By Austin Miller

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:11 p.m.

There are signs of winter all around my neighborhood.

Fox Creek’s new student expo a success UPDATED

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:15 p.m.

Fox Creek High School’s prospective student expo drew quite a crowd.


By Aden Jackson

Creek Speaks

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 5:11 p.m.

My name is Aden Jackson and I am in Mrs. Clark’s fourth grade class at Mossy Creek Elementary School.

NAMS student wins essay contest

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 7:24 p.m.

Bryson Parler wasn’t looking for her share of the spotlight.

BEAR FACTS: Our class pet

By Evan Hargrove

The Bear Facts

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 7:29 p.m.

We are getting a class pet. I think a lizard is the pet we need. A lizard is quiet so we won’t get distracted. We want a small lizard. Our …

English students use art to depict novels with oppressive themes

Monday, January 19, 2015 9:16 a.m.

Savannah Ditty recently drove around North Augusta and Augusta taking scores of photographs of surveillance cameras for an Advanced Placement English …

Aiken County schools chief Dr. Beth Everitt will retire in July

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:38 p.m.

Dr. Beth Everitt, the Aiken County School District superintendent for the past seven years, unexpectedly surprised employees throughout the District …

Local student seeking donations to serve as Junior Ambassador

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Taylor Muns, a fifth-grader at Hammond Hill Elementary School, has been named a junior ambassador. Muns, 10, will be taking a trip to Washington D.C., …

Fox Creek joins effort to collect jeans for teens

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:53 p.m.

Fox Creek High School’s student council is focusing on giving back.

CREEK SPEAKS: Winter season a hot topic

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:53 p.m.

The teachers and students enjoyed a much deserved break from the books the last two weeks. Now they are busy with mid-year assessments, which will drive the second half the school year.

NAHS advisory council named to state Honor Roll

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Two Aiken County schools – Greendale Elementary School and North Augusta High School – have been named to a state honor roll in recognition of their School Improvement Council efforts to help their schools and their communities.

Belvedere Elementary names friends of the month UPDATED

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 2:34 p.m.

BEAR FACTS: My New Year’s resolution

By Corey Tillman

The Bear Facts

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 5:53 p.m.

Resolutions are made at the beginning of each year so people can make a good change. My New Year’s resolution is to make good grades so I can …

CREEK SPEAKS: Class excited for holiday season

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:08 a.m.

As with any group of kids, Mrs. Heaver’s class is excited for the holidays. We love to celebrate in many ways and of course we love all of the holiday happenings such as parties, giving and receiving presents, and making holiday cards.

A hairy event at NAMS

By Ansley Aguirre

NAMS Jackets

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Julie Swearingen, a cosmetologist from Kenneth Shuler School of Cosmetology, came to North Augusta Middle School.

FCHS to hold New Student Orientation

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:08 a.m.

Fox Creek High School will hold its annual New Student Orientation and Eigth Grade Expo on Jan. 20 at 6 p.m. All potential new students and their parents are encouraged to attend a brief information session in the commons. Academic programs including the ninth grade Chrome Academy will be highlighted. In addition, sports, clubs and activities will …

School Board goals for 2015 include student achievement, stewardship UPDATED

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 5:32 p.m.

Stewardship, construction, communication and achievement are on the minds of members of the Aiken County School Board as the new year begins. …

Supreme Court opinion on education poses challenge for South Carolina

Tuesday, December 30, 2014 6:09 p.m.

The South Carolina state legislature will have to sit down and do their homework in 2015 by trying to unravel a 21-year-old South Carolina Supreme …

Aiken delegation provides education update

Saturday, December 27, 2014 5:02 p.m.

Last Tuesday, North Augusta High School welcomed a number of guests at its School Improvement Council meeting.

Musicians visit NAMS

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Tuesday, December 23, 2014 8:37 p.m.

Mrs. Harvey’s second period seventh grade Music class had visiting musicians Tuesday, Dec. 16th. Melissa Loose awed the audience with “Somewhere Out …

LEGACY WRITING: Winter is fantastic

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:16 p.m.

Would you like to know all about winter? First, winter weather includes a possibility of snow, hail or sleet. When we get snow where I live, I’m as happy as a kid on Christmas morning.

PAW PRINTS: Getting Santa out of the chimney

By Bryant Ross

Paw Prints

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:16 p.m.

Santa got stuck in my chimney. He is too fat because he ate too many cookies. He also drank too much milk. When he tried to go down the chimney, he …

Arts incorporated into STEM at NAMS

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 5:22 p.m.

North Augusta Middle School is placing an emphasis on the arts.

North Augusta students give back for holidays

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 7:45 p.m.

North Augusta High School’s student body came together once again to help brighten Christmas morning for local families.

Local author, columnist speaks to Merriwether Middle UPDATED


Tuesday, December 9, 2014 4:47 p.m.

Local author and newspaper columnist, Marti Healy visited sixth and seventh grade students at Merriwether Middle School in North Augusta. She …

CREEK SPEAKS: Learning about weather UPDATED

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 4:48 p.m.

Mrs. Bennett’s fourth-grade class has been learning about weather.

NAHS students attend anti-bullying event


Tuesday, December 9, 2014 6:29 p.m.

??North Augusta High School students and staff attended the 2014 Youth Anti-Bullying and School Safety Summit in Columbia. The program is designed to …

Belvedere holds DARE graduation


Tuesday, December 9, 2014 4:57 p.m.

On Nov. 21, Belvedere Elementary held its fifth-grade DARE graduation at Belvedere First Baptist Church. Officer Tom Rogers presented DARE pins to …

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