Laurens Academy Yearbook Staff Pulls Ahead of the Pack in Ad Selling Competition

For the 2016-2017 school year, Jostens announced an ad selling competition for upstate schools. This competition caused Mrs. Davenport’s yearbook students to go above and beyond the normal sales goal. The school that sold more ads than the previous year was awarded seven hundred dollars in computer or camera equipment. The yearbook staff beat out […]

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Battle of The Books

This is Laurens Academy’s second year participating in the Battle of the Books. On November 30th. ten elementary students travelled to Sumter Academy to compete in the state tournament. To prepare for this, students read twenty books from SCISA’s reading list. The students stayed after school to study together and to be quizzed. They had […]

D.A.R.E. Program at Laurens Academy

On Thursday, December 8th, Laurens Academy fifth graders were recognized during chapel for completion of the D.A.R.E. program. This ten-week program, taught by Lt. Jackie Turner, teaches students how to make smart decisions not only concerning drugs and alcohol but also social skills that will help them grow up to be responsible citizens. Each student […]

Crusader Cross Country Team Ends on High Note

The Crusader Cross Country team competed in the State Championship Meet Saturday, November 5th. We are so proud of our boys finishing 5th and girls for finishing 3rd. Our coach, Onika Kerber, an LA parent, worked these kids throughout the season and they were able to peak at the right time. Sophomore Ruthie Moore and […]