What’s Happening at Laurens Academy?

Come Check us out at Laurens Academy’s Open House For : Current & Prospective Families When: Thursday, February 16, 2017 Where: 3515 HWY 49— Laurens The quest begins in the gym: 6:30-8:30 PM • STEM Competition • Mentoring Groups • Battle of the Books • Buddy Classes • College Counseling • Question of the Day? […]

Tillman Completes Outdoor Classroom on LA Campus

Senior Peter Tillman recently completed an Eagle Scout Service Project that became an asset to Laurens Academy. He created an outdoor classroom at school. It consists of four bench seats and a cedar podium. The outdoor classroom will give teachers the opportunity to bring their students out on nice days to learn in the open […]

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 […]