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Crusader Connection

The Laurens Academy website has a hidden treasure called Crusader Connection. This is a blog written by our 9th grade students. Mrs. Davenport’s Web Applications class posts articles about events that LA students are involved in.  This may include sports, school activities, local church events or community service.  We are very proud of the work our […]

See You at the Pole

See You at the Pole was on Wednesday, September 28th. Laurens Academy’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsored this year’s event.  They worked very hard in getting the word out and their hard worked showed.  We had a record turn out of students, faculty, parents and grandparents.  Those that were comfortable praying in public were encouraged […]

Stribling Participates in NYLF Engineering Experience

  Rising sophomore, Hannah Stribling, participated in the National Youth Leadership Forum’s Engineering and Technology experience in mid-July at Georgia Tech in Atlanta, GA. During this eight-day program, held at three of the top five engineering schools in the U.S., students explored the ever-evolving fields of design, 3-D modeling, game and web development, robotics and […]

Tindall and Anderson Attend HOBY Leadership Weekend

  Rising juniors Wil Tindall and Ryan Anderson attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) Program’s annual leadership weekend this summer. HOBY programs provide students selected by their schools to participate in unique leadership training, service-learning and motivation-building experiences. HOBY’s mission is to inspire and develop our global community of youth and volunteers to a […]

Rising Seniors Attend Palmetto State

The American Legion and the Ladies Auxiliary of Laurens have sponsored students from Laurens Academy to attend Palmetto Boys and Girls State this summer. Palmetto Boys and Girls State is a one-week leadership and citizenship training program, created to educate outstanding high school students about state and local government and citizenship. Students experience governmental procedure […]

Eighth Graders Tour Congaree National Park

To enhance their understanding of the role rivers play in shaping our land, eighth graders visited Congaree National Park. The park is noted for its national champion trees and biodiversity, as well as being the largest tract of old growth floodplain forest in the continental US.

HSSR Basketball Honorees

Congratulations to our High School Sports Report honorees! The following LA varsity players were named to the High School Sports Report All-State Basketball Team: Ryan Holmes, Nate Martin, Taylor Campbell and Ruthie Moore.

Shooters Garner Accolades

Congratulations to senior shooter Cassidy Crowder for winning a $1000 scholarship from the Hampton Wildlife fund at the April 29th shoot in Camden. Juniors Carmen McGee and Jack Kerber were named to the South Carolina Youth Shooting Federation’s All-State team.

Kerber Named 4H-er of the Year

Julia Kerber was recently named Jr. 4H-er of the Year for Laurens County. This award is given once a year to a 4-her between the ages of 11 to 14 years old. 4-h county leaders choose the winner based on their involvement in the community, volunteer service and leadership activities, as well as the 4H […]

Economic Expertise

LA Alumni, Hannah Burrows Mabry (Class of 2005), recently visited third and sixth grade classes as part of the Wells Fargo Education Program. Mrs. Mabry spoke to students about the difference between “wants and needs” and the importance of saving money.   Mrs. Mabry serves as a Personal Banker at the Clinton Wells Fargo branch.

5th Graders Complete D.A.R.E. Program

LA fifth graders recently completed the D.A.R.E. Program conducted by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Department. Founded in 1983, D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) is an education program that gives students the skills they need to avoid involvement in drugs, gangs, and violence. So successful, D.A.R.E. is taught in approximately 75% schools nationwide, and in 43 […]