Monarch Elementary named Palmetto’s Finest winner, A.J. Whittenberg is a finalist

Monarch Elementary was named one of five Palmetto’s Finest Schools Tuesday. A.J. Whittenberg Elementary was a finalist for the award, considered by many as the top state award South Carolina schools can win.

Roper Mountain’s Forgotten History

Much of the science center’s past has been largely forgotten by the public at large. This is the story of those lost years.

Roper Mountain Science Center plans new $9M facility

The center is planning to construct a 24,000-square-foot facility that teaches school students about clean energy, pollinating insects, and more.

Greenville County Schools looking for kindergarteners

Parents, if you have a child who will be 5 on or before Sept. 1, Greenville County Schools wants to hear from you.

Furman University professors to hold public forums to discuss current issues

Several professors will hold free public forums this spring to talk democracy, science, morality, religion, and more.

Entrepreneur starts camp to give teens hands-on STEAM job experiences

“There may be an experience that takes them down a path they never saw coming, but it’s a great fit for them – something they love.”

Spinks donates plane to Greenville Tech

A 1983 Falcon Dassault aircraft will be the newest learning tool in Greenville Technical College’s Aircraft Maintenance Technology Program, thanks to Stewart Spinks and Spinx Inc.

Furman alum David Trone among honorees at Bell Tower Ball

On Feb. 25, Furman University will host its annual Bell Tower Ball at the TD Convention Center to honor alumni and friends of the university.

Education Week names GCS superintendent Leader to Learn From

Education Week, a national news publication covering K-12 education, has named Greenville County Schools Superintendent Dr. W. Burke Royster a Leader to Learn From.

Clemson approves plans for new digs for business school, tennis teams

Clemson University trustees on Friday approved a $87.5 million budget for a new home for the College of Business in the center of the school’s campus and a resolution authorizing issuance of revenue bonds to help pay for it.

BMW gifts $300,000 to support STEM education at four Cherokee County middle schools

Project Lead the Way (PLTW), an Indiana-based non-profit formed in 2002 to expand STEM education opportunities for K-12 students across the country, will begin offering the BMW grant-funded programs this fall at John E. Ewing, Gaffney, Blacksburg, and Granard middle schools.

Six to be inducted in new Greenville County Schools Hall of Fame

Six Greenville County Schools graduates comprise the inaugural induction class of the new GCS Hall of Fame. The inaugural class includes scientist Charles Townes, former South Carolina Governor and U.S. Secretary of Education Richard W. Riley, professional football player Andre Goodman, opera singer Elizabeth “Betsy” Bishop, former GCS Superintendent Thomas Kerns, and news anchor Jane […]

Greenville Schools: Students don’t have to watch Trump inauguration in class

Parents of Greenville County Schools students can opt their children out of watching President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in class on Friday.

Greenville County Schools on two-hour delay Wednesday

Greenville County Schools and offices will open on a 2-hour delay Wednesday and buses will not run on icy roads.