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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 […]

LA Dancers Shine at Local Competition

Encore DCS recently held a regional dance competition at Furman University. There were nineteen dance companies from SC, NC, Georgia and Tennessee showing off their talents. The competition began on Friday, March 18 and ended on Sunday, March 20. Most dancers participated with a dance team but some did have their own solos, duets or […]

Sixth Graders Construct Rockets

As part of their study of Newton’s Laws of Motion, sixth graders constructed air rockets using balloons. Students raced their creations to demonstrate Newton’s 3rd law of motion. Winners of the race were Sara Grace Natiello, Dimitri Wells, and Kyle Thompson.

Spring Auction – March 12th

LA will hold its Annual Spring Auction on Saturday, March 12th at the Laurens Exchange Building. The auction will begin at 5:30pm. Dinner will consist of your choice of BBQ or Hot Dog Plate. There will be silent and live auctions, door prizes, raffles and lots of fun and fellowship! Raffle tickets are available in […]

Ladies Scholastic Shooting Team Takes State Runner-up Title

Congratulations to LA’s lady senior varsity scholastic shooters for taking home the SCISA State Championship Runner Up trophy in this weekend’s shoot in Edgefield. The ladies senior varsity trio is comprised of senior Cassidy Crowder, junior Carmen McGee and freshman Audrey Thompson.

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Eighth Graders Produce TV Style Interviews

To conclude their study of Animal Farm, eighth graders completed a final project consisting of television style interviews of animal characters in the novel. Animals designed their costumes and interviewers tailored appropriate questions. Kenny Langston served as the Master of Ceremonies.

LA Goes Global With International Video

Film crews were on campus recently producing a video, highlighting our international program and how the program benefits both our international and American students. This video will be used as one of our marketing tools to students around the world.  Having the opportunity to attend school with students of many different nationalities is a wonderful […]

Basketball Region Award Winners

Congratulations to our Varsity Basketball teams for finishing 2nd in the Region. Region individual awards were presented Saturday, Feb. 13th at the Region Finals. Named to the All-Region team were: Taylor Campbell, Ruthie Moore, Sydney Fisher, and Ryan Holmes. Nate Martin was named Region Player of the Year. Named to the All-Tournament team were: Ruthie […]

Anderson Named Cecil O. Davenport Award Winner

Sophomore Ryan Anderson has been named the Cecil O. Davenport award winner by the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce. The Cecil O. Davenport Award is given annually to a tenth grader in Laurens County who demonstrates good citizenship.  Finalist are chosen based on an essay describing the qualities of a good citizen, campus and community […]