Kelly Edwards Elementary School will have their African-American Heritage Celebration on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 1:15 p.m. The community is invited to attend this event.
AFHS Black History Program
Allendale-Fairfax High School will host a Black History Program on Feb. 28 in the gymnasium at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Senior Pastor Daniel R.P. Greene of Greater Glory Jubilee Deliverance Tabernacle in Williston.
Cortney Elaine Still was recently asked by Phi Sigma Theta to join their prestigious National Honor Society due to her accomplishments and achievements that brought her to the front of her class in the nursing program at the University of South Carolina. Still is the daughter of Leroy Jr. and Frances Still of Barnwell.
Breakfast: Cereal & Cheese Toast or Ham Casserole
Lunch: Baked Chicken or Sliced Ham, Red Beans & Brown Rice, Collard Greens, Sweet Potatoes, Corn Bread, Fruit Punch Juice
Friday, Feb. 22:
Breakfast: Cereal & Biscuit or Grits, Eggs, Sausage
Lunch: Chick Filet or Fish Filet on Wheat Bun (Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles), Potato Tots, Succotash, Sliced Peaches
A "Valuable Trash" contest was held to encourage students, faculty and staff to save for education by turning in 25 "Valuable Trash" items to enter the 100th Day of School Drawing.
Five students were winners of a $20 check, equaling total prize of $100.
The five winners are: Lamar Buxton (5K), Keaton Crouch (5K), Garyn Still (1st grade), Trey Boleman (5K) and Jasmine D'Alberti (5K).
"Valuable Trash" consists of many items you may be throwing away at home or work.
"A" Honor Roll: (Mrs. Holly Abbott) Kenneth Dobson, Skyler Hooper, Justyn Ingram, Reagan Martin, Lauren Nobles, Lindsey Rhoad and Blake Wilson; (Ms. Phyllis Bryan) Albany Platts and Meagan White; (Mrs. Julia Ferguson) Latham Boone, Tyonne Heyward, Luke Moody, Dhruv Patel, Cameron Porter, Jackson Self, Laney Stevens and Jordyn Twitty
In order to apply, pick up an application at the school in the Barnwell Presbyterian Church Education Wing or through the website, www.barnwellacademy.org.
For more information, call (803) 259-4465.
Future City is a cross-curricular educational program that allows students to imagine, design and build cities of the future. This year's theme was Rethink Runoff: Design Clean Solutions to Manage Stormwater Pollution.
President's List: David Joseph Kerr and Zane Thomas Rice of Barnwell, and Virginia Berlene Shipes of Williston
Dean's List: Shelly Elizabeth Kennerly and Nicholas Peter Kulmala of Williston, and Danielle Mason Mathias, Erik Von Schatzer, and Alexander John Kerr of Barnwell
Alsept called her students a "talented" group and thanked everyone for their dedication.
While most students will return next year, several will graduate this year. "It is always sad to see the seniors go," said Alsept. "When I first started the drama program years ago I always used to wonder if the future performances would be as good because of the shift in acting groups."
The following students were named to the honor roll at Barnwell Academy for the second nine weeks:
Headmaster's List: Nathan Anderson, Safa Khan, Micah Bridges, Tollie Fickling, Anna Kate Richardson, Cheyenne Williams, Mary Lanham Bridges, Kathrynn Fickling, Rayanna Williams
Honor Roll: Russell Branch, Harley Sargent, Aidan Anderson, Lakota Gleaton, William Anderson, Bree Bryan, Emerson Turner, Hannah Branch, Lawton Owens, McKenley Chavis
Barnwell High School
Principal's Honor Roll
The Davidson College (near Charlotte, N.C.) student, who is majoring in anthropology, flew out Jan. 31 for three-and-a-half months of studying the (Zulu) language, political climate, and culture of South Africa.
"I'm really excited to be there and explore," said Nix of his first "extensive" trip outside of America.
Williston District 29 Chairman Calvin Melton and Valenda Black, a Barnwell District 45 board member, were recognized by their boards during their January meetings for 10 years of service with a lapel pin and certificate from the S.C. School Boards Association (SCSBA).
Montessori: Coltin Baxley, Gunnar Williams, Logan Sturkie, Landon Zimmerman, Ayden Black, Joe Huggins, Bella Grubbs, Noah Baxley, Callie Bozard, Kaulin Farris
Child Development: Nehemiah Brown, Madeline Brown, Kalvin Peeples Jr., Joy Ford, Kaziah Robinson, Chyna Walker, Logan Delk, Valeria Lopez, Connor Sanders