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Summer Reading

Students at LA are getting a jump on their ARP reading requirement by reading this summer. The school library is open each Tuesday from 4:00pm-8:00pm. Lower school student reading requirements vary by grade level.  Middle school and high school students are required to obtain 50 ARP points per semester. Points are converted into a grade […]

Congratulations Graduates!

Laurens Academy graduation was held on May 30th, 2014 at Edmunds Hall on the campus of Presbyterian College. Six out of sixteen students graduated with highest honors, which means they have a cumulative GPA of 4.5 and above.  All 16 students graduated with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, bringing their overall class average GPA […]

Crusaders Earn All-Region Nod

Three baseball players were named to the All-Region team for their outstanding play during the season. Seniors Hunter Elwood, Caleb Greene and Matthew Urwick will receive their medals at the Athletic Sports banquet to be held on May 27th.  The Crusaders had a successful season finishing region runner-up and advancing to the state semi-finals in […]

Crusader Golf Team Wins State Title

The Crusader Golf team captured the SCISA 1A State Golf title with an impressive 61 stroke lead over the field of golfers. The state tournament was held on April 28-29 at Hacker Golf Course in Conway. Will Burroughs was the Medalist edging out Wardlaw’s Kenneth Kaltz by one stroke on the final hole.

Fifth Graders Complete D.A.R.E. Program

LA fifth graders recently completed the D.A.R.E. Program conducted by officer Larry Young of 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 […]

Crusaders Claim Region Golf Tournament

The Crusader Golf team competed in the SCISA Region 2-A Golf tournament Tuesday, April 22. The tournament was held at Lakeside Country Club in Laurens. All four members of the team qualified individually among the top ten scorers, and were named to the All-Region team. Senior Will Burroughs scored the lowest overall and was named […]

19th Annual Spring Auction

Laurens Academy will host its 19th Annual Spring Auction on Saturday, April 12th at 6pm. Dinner will be served at 6pm, and the cost is $5 per plate. Dinner consists of a hamburger, chips, drink and cookie. Dinner tickets will be available at the door, and reservations may be made by calling the school office. […]

Eighth Graders Visit Congaree National Park

Mrs. Codington’s eight grade science students recently visited Congaree National Park in Hopkins, SC. Congaree National Park is one of over 390 parks in the National Park System, and the only national park located in South Carolina. Congaree is home to animals such as the barred owl, pileated woodpecker and white tail deer and trees […]