Chapin High School Principal Named 2018 National Principal of the Year

By Tabitha Safdi

Dr. Akil Ross during an assembly

Chapin High School’s principal, Dr. Akil Ross, has a mantra for the school, “We are a thousand passions with one heartbeat." He aims to foster an environment where students can be challenged, while pursuing their own interests.

In a surprise assembly in October, Dr. Ross was named the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) 2018 National Principal of the Year. 

College Application Month – Information on Financial Aid, Scholarships and More!

By Bette Jamison

Students in caps and gowns smiling after graduating

The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education has announced that College Application Month will take place each year from August until December!   

ETV’s Knowitall features nine new videos from Carolina Classrooms, ETV’s educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children.

These special segments can assist students and parents with financial aid, scholarships and grants!

Carolina Classrooms: Digital Literacy Nov. 22 at 7 p.m. on SCETV

By Bette Jamison

Digital Literary in the classroom

Mark your calendar to tune in November 22 at 7:00 p.m. on SCETV when the topic on Carolina Classrooms will be Digital LiteracyCarolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children and this year we have a new look!

Every Day is Thanksgiving … for YOU, our SC Educators!

By Bette Jamison

Give Thanks graphic over background of fall leaves and pine cones

Thanksgiving is not just a day to eat too much turkey, gobble up some pumpkin pie and maybe watch a full line-up of our fall favorite—football! It’s a good idea to set aside a little time just to reflect; to give gratitude and thanks for what has purpose in our lives, for the blessings we have in abundance.

All of us in SCETV education would like to send you a BIG Thank YOU! Your dedication, time, expertise, support, perseverance, compassion, creativity, and inspiration – all are making a difference in the lives of our future … our South Carolina students.

Sea Change Debuts

By Kaitlyn Park

fallen trees at botany bay

Individuals across the world have had to consider what effects climate change could have on the planet. It’s a topic of political and cultural discussion, but as weather events and rising sea levels continue to rock the coastline, lands that claim homes and businesses deteriorate, and local ecosystems hang in the balance, what can the southeastern United States expect in impacts?

Hentz Orb Weavers

By Rudy Mancke

Hentz's orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera).

This spider hides during the day and comes out into the center of its web at night.