DOLPHIN DAYS: Jesus is my hero

By Patrick Hardman

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 7:42 p.m.

I am going to tell you about my hero. My hero is Jesus.

Gambill is NAHS’s Teacher of the Year UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Kathy Gambill has been at North Augusta High School for 20 years. She has the ID card to prove it.

Gossett wins Fox Creek talent show UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 8:07 p.m.

Savannah Gossett is a self-described Broadway junkie, following musicals online for many years.

‘Great resolution’ in progress for NAHS fine arts UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 7:46 p.m.

Band parents, have no fear – the Jacket Regiment isn’t going to be forced out of its practice field any time soon.

Career Center preparing Aiken County students for science, tech jobs UPDATED

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 8:08 p.m.

William Hudson, the director of career and technology education at the Aiken County Career and Technology Center, shared his school’s vision …

Fallaw named Edgefield schools assistant superintendent UPDATED

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Tuesday, April 7, 2015 8:13 p.m.

David Fallaw, the current chief financial officer for the Edgefield County School District, has been appointed to be an assistant superintendent, …

North Augusta senior creates nonprofit

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:39 p.m.

The labels on some local water bottles will have a new meaning in the coming months.

Davis named top teacher at Fox Creek

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:39 p.m.

Brittany Davis found her home at Fox Creek High School.

Greenhouse producing at Fox Creek

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:43 p.m.

The greenhouse at Fox Creek High School is stocked full.

North Augusta High School has South Carolina's top FBLA UPDATED

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 9:53 a.m.

The North Augusta High School FBLA is in the midst of an unprecedented run.

Rinder named to District’s Honor Court

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 7:38 p.m.

The whirlwind school year continues for Hammond Hill Elementary fifth-grade teacher Jeremy Rinder.

Head Start accepting applications UPDATED


Thursday, March 26, 2015 3:17 p.m.

The Aiken/Barnwell Regional Head Start program is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year.

High school athletic facilities improvements stall again UPDATED

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 9:52 a.m.

School Board member Keith Liner withdrew a proposal that would have allowed improvements at several high school athletic facilities to move forward …

CREEK SPEAKS: Learning about our state

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:06 p.m.

Creek Speaks

Smith helps students transition at PKMS

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 6:57 p.m.

Kelley Smith called being named the Paul Knox Middle School Teacher of the Year a “huge honor.”

DOLPHIN DAYS: Learning with D.A.R.E.

By Aidan Hadley

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 7:06 p.m.

D.A.R.E. is awesome because it is fun, it helps you stay away from drugs and it teaches you about harmful drugs. Read on for more details. …

Common Core thrown out, replaced by revamped education standards

Friday, March 20, 2015 3:49 p.m.

Children in grades third through eighth in the Aiken County School District will take assessment tests with Common Core academic standards for the first time this spring – and the last.

SRS engineers show fun of science UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:07 p.m.

Liquid nitrogen and carbon dioxide had the students of Melanie Ann Cohen’s 7th grade classroom at North Augusta Middle School on edge Friday …

NAMS PTO Board looks to fill positions

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:07 p.m.

PTO Board positions will be available for the 2015-16 school year at North Augusta Middle School. The Board is currently looking for willing and qualified parents to serve on the PTO Board in the following capacity: deposit treasurer, responsible for counting monies and making deposits when necessary for the Board; volunteer coordinator, …

CREEK SPEAKS: Mossy Creek busy reading

Creek Speaks

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:58 p.m.

Hi my name is Chloe Graham. I am in Mrs. Spieker’s fourth grade class. There are a lot of exciting things going on at Mossy Creek Elementary …

BEE’S BUZZ: Learning about space

By Alan Patterson

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:58 p.m.

In January, I traveled to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC-Aiken. I met Charles Bolden, Jr., the head of NASA, an astronaut and a former pilot. …

Sidey focuses on literacy at NAMS UPDATED

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 7:05 p.m.

Anne Sidey made a transition after more than two decades in the classroom.

LEGACY WRITING: My favorite animal


Tuesday, March 17, 2015 8:58 p.m.

I love cats because they are cute. And they look beautiful.

LEGACY WRITING: Summer is the best

By Abigail Wirtz

Legacy Writing

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:11 p.m.

In my opinion, summer is the best season because it is great. Summer is my favorite season because you get to swim. I love picking flowers. I like …

Seasoned candidate sought to replace Everitt

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:07 p.m.

The Consolidated School District of Aiken County has released a draft of the application package for the position of district superintendent. …

North Augusta school vies for Shuler supremacy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:10 p.m.

Kenneth Shuler North Augusta is out to prove its the best of the Shuler schools.

Belvedere students to use bottle caps for art UPDATED

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:05 p.m.

Art teachers see inspiration everywhere.

CREEK SPEAKS: First graders learn about presidents

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 7:10 p.m.

February flew by at Mossy Creek. My first graders are learning so much and are getting excited to become Second Graders. This month the students have been learning about comparing numbers, adding double digit numbers, and how to compose meaningful informative writing.

Taylor named NAES’s Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 6:05 p.m.

Jean Taylor said being named North Augusta Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year was an incredible honor.

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw gearing up for end of year

Friday, March 6, 2015 10:25 a.m.

We have been very busy at Wardlaw Academy this week as we have been getting prepared for many things like the Patriot Pride Auction, Open House, and Standardized Testing. In the athletics department, basketball season is officially over as the varsity boys’ basketball team played their last game Tuesday and baseball and softball practices …

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