Greenville County’s public school accomplishments

Benjamin Sinnett of Greenville Middle Academy won the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Greenville County student in custody after gun found in backpack

Woodmont Middle School was on a partial lockdown Thursday morning after administrators…

Greenville schools retained few students because of Read to Succeed

Only eight students in Greenville County School District are being held back this year because of the Read to Succeed Act.

Travelers Rest High teacher announced as district teacher of the year

Shelley Smith had always wanted to be a teacher — she taught her stuffed animals math lessons in elementary school before realizing math wasn’t her strong suit — and now she’s been named teacher of the year in the largest school district in South Carolina.

Greenville student featured on ‘The Tonight Show’

A student with the Greenville County School District will be featured on a segment of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” tonight at 11:35 p.m.

Greenville school district implements clear-bag policy at athletic events

The banned bags include camera cases, briefcases, backpacks, cinch bags, and large purses. The only opaque bags allowed will be small clutch purses, according to the announcement.

GHS awards $12.4M in grants to make our community healthier

Nine organizations will receive funding to address health issues across Greenville County.

Wade Hampton High School launches composting program to combat food waste

Students are on a mission to help the planet by transforming food waste into soil.

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.

Trump’s EPA freeze raises questions about the future of S.C. environmental efforts

President Donald Trump’s decision to freeze the Environmental Protection Agency’s grants and contracts has Upstate environmental groups concerned about their future efforts.

Teacher-founded credit union opens student-run branch

Ten students are spearheading the program, working along-side a teacher to run the branch. “We seek to provide students with authentic experiences in their classroom and in our community so that they are receiving more than just a high school diploma,” said GSHS Principal Jason Warren.

Katie Saunders honored as Greenville’s Teacher of the Year — with help from Justin Timberlake

Katie Saunders grew up in a family of doctors. She intended to follow suit until she took a basic education class at Furman University as an elective that required her to volunteer in a third-grade classroom.

School district buys more used buses

9039 Fairforest Road South Carolina has resorted to buying old buses from…