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Fort Mill High School Student Featured on a National TV Series

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Football

Since seventh grade, Lexi Dressing has been tackling gender stereotypes as the only girl on her school football team. Now a junior, Lexi is the kicker for Nation Ford High School’s varsity team.

Lexi’s story was featured on the PBS series, Outside the Box . PBS Student Reporting Labs across the country were challenged to profile young people breaking down stereotypes. The story was produced by Sydney Miller, a junior at Fort Mill High...

‘Renew’ Yourself with PBS TeacherLine’s High-Quality P.D.

From: Education

Bette Jamison

teacher at laptop

Recently, PBS TeacherLine renewed some courses and now it’s your turn to do the same with your teaching (and certificate)! Let the high-quality course offerings of PBS help you: facilitated courses begin January 13 and February 17, and self-paced courses are ready to go when you are!

Facilitated Courses

4 Recently Updated Facilitated Courses to Consider:

RDLA192: Improving Reading Comprehension TECH195: Graphic Organizers for 21st Century Learning RDLA195: Teaching Reading Fluency RDLA152: An...

Col. Charles M. Duke, Jr.

From: SC Hall of Fame

Mark Adams

Col. Charles M. Duke, Jr.

Inducted into the South Carolina Hall Of Fame, Charles Duke, Jr. is one of only twelve people to ever walk on the Moon as part of the historic Apollo 16 mission in 1972.

Charles Moss "Charlie" Duke, Jr. was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, on October 3, 1935. He attended Lancaster High School in Lancaster, South Carolina. In 1953, he graduated as valedictorian from Admiral Farragut Academy in St. Petersburg, Florida. He was active...

The Last Barn Dance

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

dancing at the barn dance

The Last Barn Dance is a short film that follows a dairy farmer's plight to save his farm and a barn-dance tradition his family started nearly 50 years ago.

Randy Lewis has seen almost every other family farm close its doors in Alamance County, North Carolina. With rising fuel and feed costs, Lewis is unable to sustain his own herd and unable to compete against factory dairy farms. In an effort to keep...

The Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce Offers Business Seminars

From: Carolina Money

Marina Ziehe

People watching a business seminar

Take a look at these three seminars offered by The Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, to help members and other business leaders attract and retain more customers in a recovering economy. The seminars will be conducted by award-winning marketer and author Jerry Bellune of Lexington Publishing Co., Inc.

The seminars are free, but seating is limited to 18. They include:

Market Your Business Like a Pro

This free 50-minute seminar helps you to...

South Carolina Among States to Delay State Tax Returns to Fight Fraud

From: Carolina Money

Kaitlyn Park

W2 tax forms

South Carolina will be among the states, including North Dakota and Illinois, choosing to delay issuing tax refunds until after March 1, 2016, reports Forbes .

The delay is part of an effort by the South Carolina Department of Revenue to ensure that taxpayers receive proper refunds and that refunds are not stolen. The agency will be taking extra time to verify wage documents like W-2 forms with the Internal Revenue Service, says The...

Winter Weather Operations Scaling Back

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Ice

Most of the winter weather has left the Palmetto State and as of midday today, the State Emergency Operations Center returned to normal operations. The National Weather Service predicts some light snow for the remainder of the day in parts of the state, but temperatures will stay above freezing.

SCEMD continues to urge "everyone to continue to be cautious of frozen precipitation still on the ground in many places, particularly on secondary roads and...

Winter Weather Continues to Hit Parts of South Carolina Saturday Morning

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Snow

Parts of South Carolina are continuing to be hit with snow and sleet making travel unpredictable.

The Upstate areas are being hit the most. Snow and ice fell Friday with more expected in northwest South Carolina. The system is expected to end Saturday afternoon. State officials are still warning residents that roadways will be dangerous.

In an update from the SC Emergency Management Division, power was out for about 30,000 utility customers, mostly...

Parts of South Carolina Experiencing Wintry Mess

From: Palmetto Scene

P.A. Bennett

Ice and Snow

"Stay home if you can." That’s the warning for residents of Upstate South Carolina. A Winter Storm Warning is in place for the Upstate that means a quarter to a half-inch of ice and one to four inches of snow could accumulate.

The weather prognosticators say that the Greenville, Spartanburg, Anderson, Cherokee, and Clemson areas will be hit with a mixture of rain, freezing rain, sleet and snow. But road crews are ready, according...

Freezing Rain, Snow Hits Parts of S.C. as Winter Storm Sweeps In

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Freezing Rain

The National Weather Service is calling for hazardous winter weather in the parts of the Upstate beginning Friday morning with freezing rain and sleet, gradually changing to snow on Friday night and Saturday morning.

In the Upstate, officials say travel conditions might become treacherous Friday morning and continue throughout the weekend. Highway Patrol in the affected areas are urging drivers to stay off the roads, unless it is absolutely necessary.

SCEMD has...

Dangerous Winter Storm Forecast for South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

Tabitha Safdi

Ice

The South Carolina Emergency Management Division asks residents to prepare themselves and their homes for winter weather. The National Weather Service predicts freezing rain and ice accumulations in the Upstate and northern Midlands lasting into Saturday. State and local agencies are putting emergency plans in place for winter weather and urge everyone in South Carolina to consider preparations to keep your home, community, family, vehicles and pets safe.

Residents should prepare for the possibility...

Mepkin Abbey

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Mepkin Abbey

Mepkin Abbey is a Trappist Monastery located on the Cooper River in Berkeley County. It's a community of Roman Catholic monks established in 1949. The monks at Mepkin Abbey devote their lives to prayer, spiritual study, work and hospitality.

S.C. And N.C. Public TV Networks Partner for New Film Series

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

multiple Reel South screenshots

The Carolinas’ two statewide public television networks, South Carolina ETV and UNC-TV have partnered with the Southern Documentary Fund to create an exciting new TV showcase for independently produced documentary films about the American South. The series will air for five weeks on ETV Thursday nights beginning January 28.

Reel South is an anthology series highlighting the best non-fiction storytelling from the region. Distributed to public television stations nationwide, the series will bring...

PBS LearningMedia Resources Enhance Lessons in Environmental Science

From: Education

Bette Jamison

PBS LearningMedia

This week’s PBS LearningMedia resources support the Nature Cat special on PBS (1/18) and enhance lessons in biology and environmental science.

Vanishing Island

Climate change drastically impacts coastal areas, the effects of which include rising sea levels, stronger storms, and coastal erosion. In the last half century, 90 percent of the once lush Isle de Jean Charles off of the Louisiana coast has been swallowed up by water – it is now...

Natural History with Rudy Mancke (20 and 60 Renewal Credit Courses)

From: Education

Rudy Mancke

RETURN TO ETV TEACHER RECERTIFICATION

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Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I

~8 week session Recertification: 20 Renewal Credits Cost: $75.00

Making Connections with Natural History Featuring Rudy Mancke, Series I is a new ETV Teacher Recertification online course offered for 20 renewal credits and designed for...

Welcome to Our Updated Website

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

ETV News Update

Welcome to our updated site, a part of our work to refresh ETV and the ETV brand. Our logos have been updated to a more modern look. You’ll note the ETV Endowment has also had a bit of a polish as well.

Along the way, we’ve had a chance to talk with many in our audience about our services. One change is that, based on audience recommendations, ETV Radio is now called South Carolina...

Thousands Prep for Google/The Citadel’s Lowcountry STEM Event

From: Education

Bette Jamison

Storm the Citadel

Storm The Citadel! Brings Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to Life

Charleston, S.C. (Jan. 19, 2016) — A record number of teams across South Carolina are preparing for the Sixth Annual Storm The Citadel Trebuchet Competition. The word has spread since 2011 when a dozen teams competed. On Feb. 13, more than 100 teams and 700 competitors will arrive in the Lowcountry as more than 3,000 spectators watch their engineering skills come...

The Creative Art of Healing

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

Healing Icons

According to the Foundation for Art and Healing , "the arts have long provided emotional context for the human experience. Now, research is demonstrating that creative expression also contributes to better health and wellbeing. People from all walks of life and every corner of the planet are expressing themselves through the arts—musical, performance, visual, writing, culinary—and discovering how it reduces the physical and emotional burden associated with various types of health conditions and life circumstances."...

King Day at the Dome in Columbia, South Carolina

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

Clinton

On the morning of January 18, at the S.C. State House, the annual King Day at the Dome was held for the first time without the presence of the Confederate flag. The event initially began on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in 2000, in protest to the flag flying on the State House dome.

With the recent ruling by the S.C. Supreme Court regarding equity in education, and the task in front of the...

Gov. Nikki Haley and Mayor Joe Riley Recount Charleston Tragedy on ETV

From: ETV

Glenn Rawls

Gov Haley and Mayor Rile with Mark Quinn

Governor Nikki Haley left a message for Senator Clementa Pinckney when she heard there had been an incident at his church offering assistance. It was a normal legislative day, and she believed he was still in Columbia. She said it never crossed her mind that he would never hear her message. Mayor Joe Riley of Charleston also believed Sen. Pinckney was in Columbia with legislative duties, learning only when he arrived at Charleston’s Emanuel A.M.E....

Wear a Smile. One Size Fits All.

From: Original SC

Tabitha Safdi

Caring Clown

"The most precious gift one person can give to another is attention." That's what Robert Mason, a.k.a. DOCTOR GEEZER, says about his work through the volunteer organization Bumper T Caring Clowns .

The program uses therapeutic clowning as a tool to promote the healing process through laughter. According to the website, these clowns are "Hospital Caring Clowns with a mission—volunteers dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of hospitalized patients, their families,...

StreamlineSC’s Learn360 Releases New and Improved Service

From: Education

Bette Jamison

ETV Streamline Powered by Learn360

It's 2016 and StreamlineSC's Learn360 "backbone" kicks off the New Year with NEW features! South Carolina administrators and educators are being upgraded automatically. No action on your part is required — you just have even more powerful Learn360 resources in SCETV’s video-on-demand service StreamlineSC for your classrooms!

Here are some highlights of the exciting improvements: NEW FEATURES! • New video playback controls • Read Aloud • New custom segment tool • New ways...

Burundi Refugees at Abingdon Manor Share an Eggplant Dish

From: Making it Grow

Sean Flynn

Eggplant Dish

On this "Making It Grow" segment we feature a trip to Abingdon Manor in Latta, SC where the head chef along with Burundi refugees living in the area create some traditional and nontraditional eggplant dishes.

Governor Haley Gives State of Union Response

From: Palmetto Scene

Aimee Crouch

US Congress

Following President Barack Obama's final State of the Union Address, S. C. Governor Nikki Haley was chosen to give the Republican response. Her speech touched on healthcare, national security, and the economy.

Haley also spoke to being a daughter of Indian immigrants and how blessed her family has been to live in this country. She said, "Today, we live in a time of threats like few others in recent memory. During anxious times, it...

Silicon Harbor

From: ETV Shorts

Tabitha Safdi

Harbor

Charleston is best known for its historical significance. Just recently however, Charleston adopted the new label as "The Silicon Harbor" because of all the new technologies that are being born within the area.

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