Jacket Regiment wraps up marching season

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:05 p.m.

This year’s Jacket Regiment made it to state. Though they didn’t get the outcome they had hoped for, their director said they have plenty to be proud …

BEE’S BUZZ: Fun with science

By Sam Mercer

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:58 p.m.

I went to S.E.E.D. on Saturday, Oct. 11 S.E.E.D. stands for Science Education Enrichment Day, and it was held at USC Aiken’s Ruth Patrick Science …

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw sports make history

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:58 p.m.

Wardlaw Academy made history this past week, winning their forty-third state championship on Monday, October 20. The Lady Patriot volleyball team, coached by Kathy James and Christie Warnken, played the SCISA 1A State Championship against the Anderson Christian Lions. The Lady Patriots made their school proud by winning in three sets (25-17, 25-18, …

PAW PRINTS: Fall is full of activities

By Nadia Baughman

Paw Prints

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:58 p.m.

Fall is a wonderful time of the year. The weather turns cooler, leaves turn beautiful colors of gold, red, and orange. There are many holidays and …

Merriwether Elementary students visit Augusta Canal


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 9:57 p.m.

On Oct. 2 and 3, fifth-grade students at Merriwether Elementary went on a field trip to the Augusta Canal. There are two parts to this annual trip: a …

State Education Department grades Fox Creek an A


Tuesday, October 28, 2014 5:45 p.m.

The S.C. Department of Education released district and individual school’s Elementary and Secondary Education Act, or ESEA, letter grades last week. …

BEAR FACTS: What is Fall?

By Patryk Turner

Bear Facts

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Do you know what fall is like? It sounds like crowds cheering at a soccer game and leaves crunching under your feet. I think it smells like yummy …

Merriwether Middle goes Chrome

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:24 p.m.

Students at Merriwether Middle School are in the pilot program of Edgefield County School District’s Google Apps for Education initiative.

BEE’S BUZZ: A trip to USC Aiken

By Wyatt Hampton

The Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:16 p.m.

My Hammond Hill Elementary fourth grade class members and I went on a field trip to the Ruth Patrick Science Education Center on Oct. 8.

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw celebrates six weeks

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:50 p.m.

Wardlaw Academy is celebrating its sixth week into the 2014-2015 school year. The time sure has flown. On Thursday, midterm grades were sent home to parents through the online grading site NetClassroom. Also on Thursday, thanks to a student government-led push, all upper school students spent study hall on the playground, spending time with the …

DOLPHIN DAYS: Kindergarten fit for a princess

By Emily Lester

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 p.m.

Once upon a time there was a princess. She went to kindergarten in Ms. Greene’s class and it was fun. She got to go outside and run and play with her …

CREEK SPEAKS: Fun with Disney tic tac toe


Creek Speaks

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 p.m.

My name is Marley Riley. I am in fifth grade at Mossy Creek Elementary School. I am in Mrs. Amy DuVall’s class. We have a lot of fun when we are …

DOLPHIN DAYS: Third grade is great

By Malik Scurry

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 5:17 p.m.

Hello, my name is Malik Scurry, and I am in the third grade at North Augusta Elementary School. I have always gone to North Augusta Elementary School …

NAMS names top sellers in PTO salsa fundraiser UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:46 p.m.

The following students were the top sellers in the North Augusta Middle School PTO Salsa fundraiser: Luke Hardy sold 48 jars, earned first place and …

CREEK SPEAKS: Edwards’ class working hard in science, math

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Mrs. Edwards’ third-grade class is currently learning about soil, rocks and minerals. We are learning how to tell the various rocks and minerals apart. We gathered rocks from our playground and today we sorted them in different ways. We also learned why fossil fuels are important.

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Whirlwind year continues at Wardlaw

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:02 p.m.

After the surge of school spirit during Homecoming week, Wardlaw Academy has begun to calm down and has returned to its normal schedule.

Head Start opens in North Augusta UPDATED

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:47 p.m.

North Augusta has added a new preschool child care center in Head Start.

LEGACY PAPERS: Bullying is not cool

By Reagan Wall

Paw prints

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:46 p.m.

Do you bully people? Are you bullied at school? I’m going to leave a legacy at Belvedere by stopping people from being bullied. Keep reading to find …

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw celebrates homecoming

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:02 p.m.

Fall was in the air last week at Wardlaw Academy, and what better way to celebrate the changing season than a week filled with school spirit. Last week was Wardlaw Academy’s Homecoming week, otherwise known to the students as Spirit Week. Each day is given a title, and students are encouraged to dress up for the day to show school spirit. …

PAW PRINTS: What’s my paw print? UPDATED

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:57 p.m.

How will I make all A’s this year? This year my paw print, or goals, is to make all A’s in my final year of elementary school. Read on to find out how I will accomplish my paw print.

Jacket Regiment takes second in Swamp Classic

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:31 p.m.

Jacket Regiment presented an outstanding performance of “Suspicious Minds” this past Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Swamp Classic hosted by River Bluff High School.

North Augusta High students hit the pool for cardboard regatta

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 3:30 p.m.

Alex Gambill saw what worked last year, and it just so happened that it did so again this year.

Madi Inglett crowned Fox Creek’s homecoming queen

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 7:23 p.m.

Friday night was a special one for Fox Creek High School senior Madi Inglett and her father, George, as she was crowned this year’s homecoming queen. …

BEE’S BUZZ: Rocks rock

By Wesley Lott

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:57 p.m.

In Mrs. Patterson’s third-grade class at Hammond Hill, we learned about rocks. The most fascinating classification of rock to me is igneous because …

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw off to fantastic start

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 6:57 p.m.

Wardlaw Academy is off to a great start, from the enthusiastic attitudes of the elementary school students to the eager faces of the Patriots taking home the win. Never has Wardlaw Academy begun a school year so smoothly and filled with such an exciting atmosphere.

Aiken County School District talks sales tax increase

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:11 p.m.

A new North Augusta High School could be built by 2024, or it could take double or triple that amount of time.

North Augusta High School adds robotics team UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:17 p.m.

Robots might soon roam the halls of North Augusta High School.

Regiment takes third in Mustang Classic UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 7:17 p.m.

Chuck Deen, North Augusta High School’s director of bands, was quite pleased with the Jacket Regiment’s performance on Sept. 20 at Midland Valley …

Fox Creek High School celebrating a decade

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 6:58 p.m.

Fox Creek High School has come a long way in a decade.

College Night attracts thousands of students UPDATED

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 10:34 p.m.

AUGUSTA — Evans High senior Savannah Welch was already leaving CSRA College Night and was in the parking lot of the James Brown Arena when she heard …

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