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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 college and career readiness. Two of the students, Cooper Bennett,

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 apprenticeship programs and Advanced Placement courses. The program will include

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 opportunity to interview up to three faculty or staff members

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 athletes from Charleston County who participated in National Signing Day.

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 Sacramento Mayor and National Basketball Association all-star Kevin Johnson and

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 to recognize high school seniors for academic and athletic accomplishments,

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, Jr. Park downtown. Tickets are $25 and the proceeds will

WAHS girl wins national target shooting competition

West Ashley High School sophomore Kelsey Carroll recently won the target shooting competition at National Youth Hunt in Omaha, Georgia. She was the only female among the 10 contestants selected by the Quality Deer Management Association, which promotes maintaining healthy

West Ashley High robotics team wins fall competitions

West Ashley High Schools fielded robotics teams which recently won regional competitions at Palmetto Scholars Academy in North Charleston and Lady’s Island Middle School in Beaufort County. The competitions were sanctioned by the Robotic Education and Competition Foundation. The school

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