Busbee Creative Arts Academy

Brookland-Cayce archery team, Busbee archer earn trip to National tournament

By Dawn Kujawa – Congratulations to the Brookland-Cayce High School archery team, which hit its target goal of earning its first trip to the US Eastern Nationals Tournament. Brookland-Cayce qualified by its team scores in IBO/3-D archery and bullseye.  This is only Brookland-Cayce’s third year as a team.  Busbee Creative Arts Academy archer Zachary Baddourah […]

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Busbee Creative Arts Academy band students receive excellent rating for their Concert Band Performance

The Band Students of Cyril B. Busbee Creative Arts Academy received an excellent rating for their Concert Band Performance Assessment, a division of the SC Band Directors Association. Hunter Reese, pictured with students, is the Director of Bands at Cyril B Busbee. (Busbee CAC photos)

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13 Lexington 2 middle school students named SC Junior Scholars

Thirteen Lexington Two middle school students have been named South Carolina Junior Scholars. The program, developed by the SC Department of Education, identifies eighth-graders with high scholastic achievement and intellectual ability through PSAT/NMSQT testing and other criteria, and sponsors special opportunities through South Carolina colleges and universities, as well as the Governor’s School for Science […]

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40 seventh-and-eighth-graders selected for the Lexington 2 Honor Band

From Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two Schools – Forty Lexington Two seventh- and eighth-graders have been selected to perform in the Lexington Two Honor Band. The Honor Band is a two-day band clinic, scheduled this school year on March 3-4.  Students will rehearse at Airport High School with master educator Mike Doll, who has more […]

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2 schools, Saluda River and Busbee have been awarded arts grants

Two Lexington Two schools have been awarded arts grants. Saluda River Academy for the Arts has received a $12,500 Arts in Basic Curriculum grant from the South Carolina Arts Commission for the 2021-2022 school year. The school plans to use the funding for four artists-in-residence, professional development for teachers,  community events,  student performances,  and curriculum […]

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Lexington 2 schools mark Earth Day with special activities

Lexington Two schools marked Earth Day on Thursday with a number of activities spanning math, science, art, and other subjects. West Columbia Public Works Director Jamie Hook spoke to Riverbank Elementary students about the City of West Columbia’s Recycling program. It is designed to decrease the amount of waste put into landfills by reusing plastics […]

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Busbee, Brookland-Cayce Archery Teams finish the season strong

Dawn Kujawa, Lexington Two Communications– Lexington Two had a strong finish to its archery season, with both individual and team recognitions at the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) Virtual State Championship. Elizabeth Pittman, an eighth-grader at Busbee Creative Arts Academy, finished third in the State Championship. She came in first among eighth grade competitors […]

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41 Lexington Two students named Myrdis Walker Scholars

From Dawn Kujawa – Lexington Two Communications – Forty-one Lexington Two students are being honored as 2020-21 Myrdis Walker Scholars. The district program, established in 1990, recognizes African-American students in eighth through 12th grades who have demonstrated academic excellence.  It is named for Myrdis Walker, who taught for many years at the former R. Earle […]

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