School Watch

Back to School: Tips for Families to Prevent Bullying

7:45 AM, Aug 19, 2013

Paulette Evans runs an anti-bullying seminar in the Midlands and has five tips for parents to consider before the school year starts.


Lee County School District Hosts Back To School Event

2:41 PM, Jul 27, 2013

Bishopville, SC (WLTX) -- The Lee County School District welcomed students and parents to the district's annual back to school event.

Nearly 700 SC Schools Recognized for Achievement

1:27 PM, Mar 25, 2013

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The state Department of Education is recognizing 662 of South Carolina's public schools for student achievement.

Two Area Students Named Presidential Scholars Candidates

4:18 PM, Feb 5, 2013

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- The Richland One school district announced two area high school students have been named candidates for the 2013 Presidential Scholars program.

Report: Most SC Schools Failing at Sex Education

7:36 PM, Jan 31, 2013

Columbia, SC (WLTX) -- Three out of four South Carolina school districts are failing to comply with the 1988 state law on how they should teach sex education according to a report.

Oak Grove Elementary Gets 'Blue Ribbon' Flag

8:59 PM, Jan 29, 2013

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Oak Grove Elementary School in Lexington County is a Blue Ribbon school.

Fewer SC Teachers Seek National Certification

2:35 PM, Jan 21, 2013

BEAUFORT, S.C. (AP) - Education officials say cuts in bonuses and financial assistance to pay for the program are reasons why fewer South Carolina teachers are earning a top credential.

Random Acts of Kindness: 11 year old honored

9:10 AM, Jan 17, 2013

Justus Miller is in 5th grader at Pelion Elementary School but is being honored by a rival middle school for something he says was just the right thing to do.

Students Can Apply for Richland Two Magnet Programs

6:21 AM, Jan 7, 2013

Starting today Richland District two students can apply for the district's 'choice and magnet' programs.

Governor's School Accepting Applications from Students

8:39 AM, Dec 6, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics is ready to start considering a new crop of students.

Students broadcast a message of hope at Pendergrass Fairwold

7:06 AM, Nov 19, 2012

The morning show at Pendergrass-Fairwold brings the latest headlines, weather, and announcements to their school each and every day. But perhaps the most important message they hope.

More Schools Receive Top Rating on Report Cards

10:36 AM, Nov 13, 2012

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The number of South Carolina public schools and districts receiving "excellent" or "good" ratings increased significantly this year.

Children Pay Tribute to US Veterans

6:50 PM, Nov 9, 2012

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - In honor of Veterans Day third-grade students at South Kilbourne Elementary, hosted a special white table ceremony.

Chapin High School Full of School Spirit

11:26 PM, Nov 4, 2012

Chapin, SC (WLTX)- Chapin High School has a lot to brag about these days.