A quick tour through Aiken County's Historical Museum reveals the first days of Aiken's beginnings, and front and center are the five men responsible for its founding.
The Aiken County School Board unanimously approved Tuesday hiring a director for a new behavior intervention program for students in grades K-5.
King Laurence said his more than 20 years of experience in Aiken County Public Schools should serve him well as the district's new superintendent.
GRANITEVILLE — Integrity overwhelmingly is the top “personal characteristic" Aiken County Public Schools' stakeholders are looking for in a new district superintendent, according to a audience survey taken Wednesday at Midland Valley High School.
BELVEDERE — He's only 5 years old, but Vaughn Allen, a kindergarten student at Belvedere Elementary, learns new words in Mandarin Chinese every day.
Student discipline is at the top of the list of goals members of the Aiken County School Board discussed Saturday morning at a special work session in the district office.
The top student spellers from across Aiken County will gather on stage Feb. 6 at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts with a trip to Washington, D.C., on the line.
GRANITEVILLE — Ashton Leischner, a third grader at Graniteville Elementary, learned Friday that good things can come in large packages, too.
Aiken County Public School students have been given the gift of access to historical data and information from any Aiken County Public School District device thanks to a new grant from AncestryK12, a product of Ancestry.com.
North Augusta High School's band practice field was turned into a competitive arena Monday morning for the 20th iteration of the tomato launch.
The Aiken County Public School District’s "rigorous" academic offerings have earned a number of schools “advanced placement” among the state’s highest performing schools according to 2019 data releases from the College Board, including Wednesday's release of ACT scores.
His Twitter handle is @AlfordOnTheGo, but the pace has slowed down significantly for Dr. Sean Alford since his resignation as superintendent of the Aiken County Public School District last month.
Following the resignation of Aiken County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Sean Alford and three school board members, an interim superintend…
Members of the Aiken County School Board will receive legal and contractual advice about naming an interim superintendent Tuesday during executive session after its regular meeting, according to the meeting agenda.
Area high school students will have a special opportunity to meet recruiters from more than 130 colleges and universities and win scholarships totaling $16,000 at CSRA College Night, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, at the James Brown Arena in Augusta. Admission is free and open to the public.
BELVEDERE — Yanfei Gao greeted 27 kindergarten students with a friendly “Ni hao” – Mandarin Chinese for hello – on the first day of school Monday morning at Belvedere Elementary School.
The Aiken County School Board voted to rescind a motion that would have renewed the Waterford Early Learning System through December at its regular meeting Tuesday.
NORTH AUGUSTA — The Aiken County Public School District received a special designation Thursday to help make students of servicemen and women and military families feel even more welcome.
With the first day of school, Aug. 19, fast approaching, the Aiken Standard has compiled a list of local back to school events and giveaways in the Aiken County area.
The Aiken County School Board approved the revised “Code of Student Conduct” on final reading Tuesday with a clarification concerning how middle and high school students can wear leggings.
The Aiken County Adult Education Center held commencement exercises May 29, with 28 graduates walking across the stage at Midland Valley High School to receive their diplomas and 120 graduates receiving their Grade Equivalent Diplomas, or GEDs.
Friday morning marked a milestone for 314 North Augusta residents as the senior class at North Augusta High School received their diplomas and turned their tassels.
Aiken County Public Schools celebrated its Stars of Public Education on Tuesday, naming the 2019-20 principal, teacher and Giving Even More administrative employees of the year.
North Augusta High School’s class of 2019 gathered in their caps and gowns Thursday evening to receive the hundreds of awards and scholarships…
The Aiken County School Board unanimously approved the 2019-20 budget for Aiken County Public Schools on Tuesday and added one day to the school calendar before classes start to give teachers and staff more time to prepare for the year.
NORTH AUGUSTA — The next phase of construction at North Augusta High School, including a new arena-style gym, got a stamp of approval from North Augusta Planning Commission on Thursday evening.
Ongoing construction projects were just one of many topics covered by Aiken County Public School District Superintendent Dr. Sean Alford durin…
Aiken County native Chanda Jefferson will represent teachers across the state as the new South Carolina 2020 Teacher of the Year, but her local roots and community ties run deep and strong.
Helping people is the bedrock of nursing, and the Aiken Technical College spring 2019 Associate in Applied Science nursing students are solid as a rock in that desire, said John Mims, the class valedictorian.
Aiken County Public Schools has named new principals at Paul Knox Middle School in North Augusta and Oakwood-Windsor Elementary School.
Aiken County Public Schools' teachers and staff who want to attend a rally for education reform at the Statehouse in Columbia on Wednesday will need to use personal days for the time off.
Dr. Tiffany Hall has been named the principal at Leavelle McCampbell Middle School for the 2019-20 school year and will begin in July.
Allison Verhotz received affirmation Wednesday she had made the right decision to follow in her family's footsteps and become a teacher.
For six consecutive years, the Aiken County Public School District has not requested an increase in operational millage to fund the annual budget.
NORTH AUGUSTA — The Paul Knox Middle School Chorus ended Friday's Black History Month program with an inspirational message, singing “Rise Up.”
The Edgefield County Board of School Trustees announced Wednesday three finalists have been selected for further consideration to be the next Superintendent of Schools.
Dr. Sandra J. Jordan, the chancellor of USC Aiken, was appointed to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Board of Governors during its annual conference in Orlando, Fla.
North Augusta High will score a new arena-style gymnasium, and Aiken High's Taylor gym will get a facelift during the next phase of construction at the schools.
Editor's note: This article is the fourth in the Aiken Standard's four-part series highlighting goals for local government councils in Aiken County. Aiken City Council was featured Jan. 1, Aiken County Council was featured Jan. 2, North Augusta City Council was featured Jan. 3, and the Aiken County Board of Education is featured Jan. 4.
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