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Mt. Pleasant High Schools exhibit excellence

Mount Pleasant’s public high schools, Wando and Oceanside Collegiate Academy closed the school year with many marks of excellence among their graduating seniors. A high proportion of the graduates earned

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WAHS Valedictorian Clemson bound

Although her parents both graduated from the University of South Carolina, West Ashley High School (WAHS) Valedictorian Mary “Emmy” Stokes will enroll at Clemson University as an engineering student. Stokes had grown up as a Carolina fan. She even wore

Ground broken for Stono Park Elementary

After a contentious battle over whether to build a new Stono Park Elementary school building or renovate the 66-year-old existing building on Garden Street in West Ashley, a ground-breaking ceremony for the new building was held Friday at the former

School board convenes unannounced meeting at North Charleston church

The Charleston County School Board failed to comply with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when it held an unannounced meeting at the Charity Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston. The FOIA law defines a meeting as “convening

West Ashley’s Brett Toth likely to be selected in NFL Draft

The 2018 National Football League (NFL) Draft kicks off tonight in Dallas, and before it ends on Saturday evening, it is likely that former West Ashley High School (WAHS) standout Brett Toth will have his name called. Toth, an offensive

West Ashley Middle School wins Odyssey of the Mind

The West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet School (ASM) won its second consecutive state title in the Odyssey of the Mind competition in the spring and will complete in the World Finals competition May 23-26 in Ames, Iowa. The school is

Is school carpet a health concern?

Carpet squares are being installed throughout several Charleston County schools this summer. The district maintains there are several good reasons for installing carpet. Carpet acts like a sponge, puling allergens out of the air, so the air quality is better

Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now inspiring students throughout the Lowcountry to make the best of

N. Charleston arts school hosts statewide conference

North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAE), an arts infusion magnet school, hosted a statewide conference for schools using the Arts Basic Curriculum (ABC) on Tuesday. NCCAE is among 79 certified ABC schools in South Carolina. The schools utilize elements

West Ashley Middle excels at robotics

West Ashley Middle School (WAMS) started a robotics team as an after-school club in 2016. The robotics team, led by 6th grade teacher Ashley Stoudenmire, travels at least two days a week to West Ashley High School, where the students

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