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O is for Opera House

From: Carolina Stories

Newberry Opera House

The Newberry Opera House is located in Newberry, South Carolina.

2017 National Geographic Bee: SC Student Competes

From: Education

Bette Jamison

National Geographic Bee logo

The National Geographic Bee is an annual competition organized by the National Geographic Society, designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students from 10,000 schools across the United States are competing in the 2017 National Geographic Bee for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic Bee Champion.

Congratulations to Connor Fraley from Florence, SC , for being our SC champion! Conner is an 8th...

ALL Awards and Peggy Parish Prize Nominations - Deadline Extended to June 7

From: Education

Bette Jamison

ALL Awards logo

The Annual Literacy Leaders (ALL) Awards Nominations Committee is seeking nominations for the 2017 awards program.

Getting Started | Endowment Intern Lauren

From: SCETV Summer Interns

L. Lanier

Thames Farm in Chester County, SC

Written by: ETV Carolinas Endowment Intern Lauren Lanier

I am currently in the second week of my ETV Endowment internship with SCETV and creating my first blog on my experience, so far, and what I have learned. I am so excited and grateful that I have this opportunity to work with SCETV and work with Kaitlyn, the producer at ETV Carolinas, who is my supervisor. She is very patient and kind with me...

Watermelon Recipes

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Watermelon Recipe

The 2017 SC Watermelon Queen Blakely Johnson visited us at "Making It Grow" and shared with us how to make healthy salads featuring SC watermelon. She also provided nutritional information and health benefits for watermelons.

Beau Sorenson, SC Natural Resources Conservation Service

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Beau Sorenson, S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service

Amanda McNulty interviews Beau Sorenson of S.C. Natural Resources Conservation Service, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 12, 2017.

May on Knowitall

From: Education

Mimi Brown

Images from content featured in late May 2017 on Knowitall


As the spring semester comes to an end, our thoughts turn to proms, graduations and the start of summer vacations. Almost in an instant, this joyous, celebratory time of year can become a time of immense heartbreak and tragedy when a young person’s life is taken all too soon, as a result of risky behavior or inexperience....

Richland County Library Wins National Award

From: Palmetto Scene

John Underwood

RCPL Main Branch

The Richland County Library in Columbia was recently honored by The Institute of Museum and Library Services as a recipient of the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The award is the highest honor that is given to museums and libraries, and Richland County’s library had been nominated for this prestigious award for the two previous years in a row before this year’s win. Richland County’s library is one of only five libraries...

PBS NewsHour Selects Greenville Students as Reporting Labs Fellows

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School

South Carolina ETV and the PBS NewsHour are extremely excited to announce that Greenville students Kimberly Castro-Rebolledo and Christian Peebles of Legacy Charter School have been selected as Student Reporting Labs Fellows and will attend NewsHour’s annual academy this summer from June 25-30. Thanks to the very hard work of Student Reporting Lab Connected Educator Neena Kumar and mentor producer Kaitlyn Cannon of South Carolina ETV, Kimberly and Christian will join 20 other students from...

Edgefield Pottery

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Edgefield Pottery

Edgefield is known around the country, and some would argue the world, as a pottery capital. Piedmont Technical College has embraced this and offers students a one of a kind program that teaches not only modern pottery but also age-old pottery from the region.

Summer P.D. When You Want It

From: Education

Kathy Finger

a teacher with young students outside

Teachers, this summer, in between travelling, swimming, reading, and resting (and resting some more!)... get some high-quality P.D. in with a course or two from PBS TeacherLine . Choose from free or low-cost ‘mini’ self-paced courses or renewal/graduate credit facilitated courses.

Enroll anytime in a self-paced course ! Several courses are FREE, others only $49. Sample courses offered:

LEAD1103 Positive Behavior in Schools III: Bullying Prevention LEAD1171 Classroom Video Production SCIE1302 Science Teaching...

SC Senate Legislative Update May 8 - 12, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. Senate

The General Assembly reached sine die adjournment on Thursday, the last day of the regular legislative session.

All bills not enrolled for ratification or assigned to a conference committee by 5 p.m. on Thursday are stalled until the General Assembly reconvenes in January. The General Assembly will return on Tuesday, May 23 to take up conference committee reports, including the budget conference report, and any vetoes by the governor.

Also, the House and...

SC House Legislative Update May 9, 2017

From: This Week in South Carolina

Gavin Jackson

The S.C. House of Representatives

Legislative Update May 9, 2017 Vol. 34, No. 17

The House of Representatives refused to concur in Senate amendments to H.3516, comprehensive INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING AND GOVERNANCE legislation, and appointed a conference committee to address its differences with the Senate on the bill.

The House appointed a conference committee to address its differences with the Senate on H.3720, the General Appropriation Bill, and H.3721, the joint resolution making appropriations from the Capital Reserve Fund,...

My Telehealth Shares Voices of the Community

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Thank you

In 2016, the My Telehealth campaign was born with a simple goal: to raise awareness about telehealth, which means the delivery of healthcare via different types of technology.

Over the course of one year, our team traveled across S.C. searching for stories that could educate and inform the public about the telehealth resources that are out there. But what we found was so much more than we originally expected. We discovered stories of hope...

FREE Sesame Street Educator's Math Course - Make Believe with Math!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Sesame Street - Make Believe with Math graphic

We invite you to join your friends at Sesame Street for a FREE online course for early childhood educators Make Believe with Math.

Chester County Farm Raises All-Natural Products

From: Palmetto Scene

Kaitlyn Cannon

Thames Farm in Fort Lawn, SC.

“I love meeting people of the community and having them come back and tell me, ‘I loved your pork chops, I love your sausages…we get so satisfied when we eat it, your chicken seems to go further than what I get from the grocery store…I love your eggs, my cakes are better.’ That’s just, that’s a big deal to me because I know that they are satisfied with what I’m doing, so what I’m doing...

Carolina Classrooms - Preparing for the 2017 Solar Eclipse - View the Video!

From: Education

Karen Hermann

Tom Falvey talking about the 2017 total solar eclipse

Tom Falvey, Director of Education, and Jugnu Verma, Observatory Educator, from the South Carolina State Museum, provide useful information, such as, the best time to view and safely viewing, and interesting facts about the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in South Carolina. Planned State Museum events for the weekend and day of the eclipse are also shared.

GrowFood Carolina

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

GrowFood Carolina

Team "Making It Grow" visits GrowFood Carolina in Charleston, SC and talks with general manager Sara Clow. GrowFood officially opened its doors in 2011 at a warehouse in downtown Charleston. Over the past four years, the hub has grown from marketing for 5 producers to more than 75, all in the state of South Carolina. GrowFood provides local farmers the sales, marketing, logistics, warehousing and distribution functions they need and that previously have been available...

Three Schools Accepted to Innovation Network

From: Education

Bette Jamison

TransformSC logo

TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted three schools to its statewide network of innovative schools: C.A. Johnson High School (Richland One), Sevier Middle School (Greenville), and Carolina Elementary School (Darlington).

“The fact that more schools and districts are joining the TransformSC network shows how leadership can transform education in South Carolina,” said Pamela Lackey, state president of AT&T and co-chair of TransformSC. “These leaders in our education community...

Telemedicine Hits a Winner at the Tennis Courts

From: Telehealth

Marina Ziehe

Tennis Player

Tennis matches are not won merely by hitting great shots. Optimal health and well-being are important components of an athlete's winning strategy. In order to help high performance athletes play their best on the courts, the MUSC Health Sports Medicine team partnered with the Women’s Tennis Association to expand its medical services during the Volvo Car Open, one of the premiere women’s-only tournaments in professional tennis. The local tournament happens annually on Daniel Island, Charleston....

The 11th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival

From: Student Multimedia Program

Joey Roberts and Bradley Stanley

Beaufort Film Festival

Every year in the Lowcountry town of Beaufort, South Carolina, the Beaufort International Film Festival transforms the town from a sleepy little haven into a busy, exciting setting, bringing filmmakers and moviegoers together for an exciting weekend of screenings, educational seminars, parties, and awards.

O is for Oconee Bells

From: Carolina Stories

Oconee Bells

Clemson University Biology Professor Patrick McMillan talks about this amazing plant that grows mostly in upstate South Carolina.

StreamlineSC Service Update + NEW ETV Education Site

From: Education

Dean Byrd

ETV Education logo

ETV has provided a wealth of free digital media content to SC schools through the StreamlineSC service for over a dozen years. StreamlineSC has gone through upgrades and changes along the way, but now the need is trending for one-to-one lessons.

PBS NewsHour selects 2017 Student Reporting Labs Fellows: Two SC Students Chosen!

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Students who will participate in PBS Newshour's Student Reporting Labs Academy 2017

Twenty talented youth storytellers from 13 states will convene in the nation’s capital this summer with the common objective to advance the future of journalism and public media.

The middle and high school fellows are participants in the third annual Student Reporting Labs Academy in Washington, D.C. They will work alongside public media mentors to produce original digital content and sharpen their journalism and production skills. The fellows will also help program leaders develop...

Loveland Coffee

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Loveland Coffee

"Making It Grow" always enjoys it when Jennifer Badger from the South Carolina Department of Agriculture's South Carolina Specialty Food Association comes on the show. This time she invited Beach Loveland from Loveland Coffee. This is a socially responsible Specialty Coffee Roaster & Drive-Thru in Columbia, South Carolina serving Certified Fair Trade Organic Coffee since 2012.