School Board hears support for artificial turf at N.A. football stadium UPDATED

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 10:27 a.m.

Supporters of a proposal to replace the grass football field with FieldTurf at North Augusta High School addressed members of the Aiken County Board …

LEGACY WRITING: Snow mountain is awesome

By Gavin Burke

Legacy Writing

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:07 p.m.

In my opinion, Snow Mountain is the best place to visit. Snow Mountain is the best place to visit because it has beautiful snow. You can get there …

Rinder named Teacher of the Year at Hammond Hill

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:47 p.m.

Jeremy Rinder has had quite the year at Hammond Hill Elementary School.

DOLPHIN DAYS: Reading Eggs help me read

Demario Patterson

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:07 p.m.

When I first tried Reading Eggs, I was thinking I wouldn’t like it.

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw working hard in second semester

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:07 p.m.

Wardlaw Academy has dove into the second semester of the 2014-2015 school year. The time sure has flown. Over the past weekend, Wardlaw Academy had winter break, in which the kids enjoyed a four-day weekend. The students enjoyed this break from the classroom. Last Thursday, students participated in Valentine’s Day parties, where groups of …

Our Lady of Peace seeking sponsors for Mardi Gras event

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 4:56 p.m.

Our Lady of Peace School is sponsoring its 16th annual benefit auction at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 7 on its campus.

CREEK SPEAKS: Presidents are important people UPDATED

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:06 p.m.

We have had a busy week in Mrs. Booker’s first-grade class. We are participating in Random Acts of Kindness Week with cards, letters and kindness grams.

School Board begins superintendent talks

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:05 p.m.

The Aiken County Board of Education held a special called meeting Tuesday and voted to go into executive session to discuss procedures for hiring a …

Career Center accepts applications for 2015-16 school year UPDATED

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:46 p.m.

The Aiken County Career and Technology Center is accepting applications for the 2015-16 school year through the end of the month.

N.A. Middle students hold Black History Month show UPDATED

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 3:39 p.m.

“You are history,” Rosie Berry told students at North Augusta Middle School on Tuesday morning,

CREEK SPEAKS: Learning about heart safety

By Ethan Bee, LB Cannon and Andrew Towner

Creek Speaks

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:16 p.m.

At Mossy Creek Elementary, students are participating in a fundraiser called Jump Rope for Heart. This fundraiser is for the American Heart …

PATRIOT REFLECTIONS: Wardlaw celebrates senior night

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:15 p.m.

It was a busy week at Wardlaw Academy. The basketball teams prepared to play local rival W.W. King Academy on Tuesday. On top of the rival game, the seniors also played their last home game at the Wardlaw gym. Tanner Sherrill, Mara Brumbaugh, Katie Warnken and Rachel Sanders represented the senior class at the game.

Sen. Scott recognizes mentor program UPDATED

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:13 p.m.

Tim Butler’s mentoring program at North Augusta Middle School made an impression with the office of Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.

BEE’S BUZZ: Meeting an astronaut

By Matthew Phillips

Bee’s Buzz

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:16 p.m.

On Jan. 24, I heard astronaut Charles Bolden Jr. speak at Ruth Patrick Science Education Center at USC Aiken.

LEGACY WRITING: My trip to the moon

By Anyalee Todd

Legacy writing

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:16 p.m.

My name is Anyalee Todd, and I am a first-grader at Belvedere Elementary. Last week, my class studied the moon. We wrote narratives about taking a …

Hermann Teacher of the Year at Belvedere

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:10 p.m.

Heather Hermann has been rejoicing in the small steps for 18 years as a special-education teacher.

CREEK SPEAKS: 100 days of school

By Mrs. Mullane’s First-Grade Class

Creek Speaks

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 5:16 p.m.

The students in Mrs. Mullane’s classroom are 100 days smarter.

North Augusta High makes School Improvement Council finals

Friday, February 13, 2015 10:03 a.m.

North Augusta High’s School Improvement Council has been named one of five finalists for the state SIC’s Dick and Tunky Riley Award for excellence.

Interactive orchestra performance delights kids UPDATED

Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:50 p.m.

When hundreds of fifth-graders arrived at the Etherredge Center to hear Symphony Orchestra Augusta, one might expect them to be polite, but no more …

NA High science, technology wing to be named for longtime teacher

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 10:42 a.m.

The new North Augusta High Science and Technology Wing will be named in honor of Dorothy K. Flanagan, a longtime science teacher at the school. The …

LEGACY WRITING: What animal am I?

By Mason McNeill

Legacy Writing

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:21 p.m.

My name is Mason McNeill. I am in Mrs. Shuler’s first-grade class at Belvedere Elementary.

DOLPHIN DAYS: Anacondas are cool

By Frank Costello

Dolphin Days

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:21 p.m.

My animal is an anaconda. I picked this animal because I like snakes. My animal looks like a monster snake. Some other things about my animal are …

Robotics team dazzles at state competition UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:40 p.m.

A total of 35 students comprised three teams in the first year of North Augusta High School’s robotics program.

Volunteer lends a hand, flag at HHES UPDATED

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 6:23 p.m.

Michael Badman is one of many volunteers at Hammond Hill Elementary School. He shows up, without fail, every other Friday to help in any way he can …

SWU education program recognized


Tuesday, February 10, 2015 10:42 p.m.

The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation recognized Southern Wesleyan University’s Master of Education in administration and …

Board members receive artful thanks from students in Aiken

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:12 p.m.

Teagan Walker got so excited when he presented Aiken County School District Superintendent Dr. Beth Everitt a watercolor painting titled …

NAHS senior wins Richard W. Riley award

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:05 p.m.

The South Carolina Education Association’s Richard W. Riley Award recognizes the “many contributions made to enhance the sense of worth …

LEGACY WRITING: Reptiles are cool

By John Hobbs

Legacy Writing

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:12 p.m.

Our class learned about different animal groups last week. I wrote three facts about reptiles. Reptiles do not hatch from eggs. The second was that …

NAHS sewing club provides a hem UPDATED

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 2:32 p.m.

There’s a new club at North Augusta High School.

Crowder qualifies for state level geography bee


Tuesday, February 3, 2015 6:09 p.m.

Paul Knox Middle School competed in the National Geographic Geography Bee for two weeks in January. The bee consists of a school competition, state …

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