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Petition drive initiated to retain West Ashley Principal, Lee Runyon

Principal Lee Runyon at West Ashley High School is being reassigned to another job within Charleston County School District at the end of the 2016-2017 school year. He is completing

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500 West Ashley students learn about vehicle safety

Nearly 500 West Ashley High School (WAHS) students learned about the risk of impaired driving and distracted driving at the school’s annual Vehicle Safety Day. The event was sponsored by

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WAHS students get hands-on business experience

Students in the West Ashley High School Merchandising class have the opportunity to operate a retail business, the Cat Shack, a store which sells snacks, beverages, apparel and school supplies.

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WAHS puts engineering on display.

West Ashley High School (WAHS) recently displayed projects by its engineering students. It is part of the school’s wide-ranging Career and Technical Education (CTE) program. WAHS places great emphasis on

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WAHS holds Jr/Sr Parent Night Thurs.

West Ashley High School (WAHS) is holding its annual Junior/Senior Parent Night Thurs., Feb. 23 at 6:15 pm in the auditorium. Information will be provided on dual credit courses, youth

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WAHS students perform staff roles for a day

West Ashley High School (WAHS) seniors recently had the opportunity to perform the duties of faculty and staff members at the annual Senior Takeover Day. The students previously had the

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West Ashley student-athletes commit to colleges

Four West Ashley High School student-athletes signed letters of intent to resume their athletic careers recently at a ceremony in the school’s main gym. They were among about 20 student

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Black education spotlighted at North Charleston forum

Non-profit SouthCarolinaCAN sponsored a panel discussion on the state of black education in Charleston and America Thursday at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston. The forum featured former

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WAHS Senior Makenzie Watkins wins High School Heisman

West Ashley High School Senior Makenzie Watkins was selected as the school’s High School Heisman winner, sponsored by Wendy’s. The award was established by Wendy’s founder Dave Thomas, who wanted

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WAHS baseball fundraiser set for The Joe

The West Ashley High School (WAHS) Wildcat Baseball Team Booster Club is hosting an oyster roast and silent auction Saturday, January 14 from 5-8 pm at the Joseph P. Riley,

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