Northside Middle School

Lexington 2 new school year begins for 2022-2023, with some changes

The Lexington Two 2022-2023 school year begins Monday with some changes. Dr. Brenda B. Hafner is the new superintendent of the Lexington Two School District. Barry Bolen is the new principal at Brookland-Cayce High School. At BC, the first bell will ring at 8:20 am for students to report to their first class. The school […]

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West Columbia parents and retailers ready for Tax-Free Weekend

School buses will be back on the streets soon and this weekend is a chance to prepare students for a return to the classroom. It’s the time of the summer many parents look forward to. And South Carolina tax-free weekend 2022 begins Friday, Aug. 5 and goes through Sunday, Aug. 7. What is tax-free weekend? […]

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Northside Middle School Symphonic Winds Band receives Superior Rating

The Northside Middle School 7th and 8th grade Symphonic Winds Band received a Superior Rating at the 2022 Concert Band Performance Assessment, a division of the SC Band Directors Association. It was the first time since 2004 that Northside has received a Superior Rating. It took a lot of hard work and practice from the […]

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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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West Columbia schools promote reading during National Literacy Month

March is National Literacy Month and Wednesday was Read Across America Day. With the focus on reading, West Columbia schools are implementing programs to promote literacy in an effort to make reading more fun and rewarding. “We’re having brackets, like the March Madness college basketball tournament,” said Shelly Breedlove, media specialist at Northside Middle School. […]

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Foggy February Thursday morning in Lexington County

A dense fog had descended over Lexington County at daybreak, Thursday. On Sunset Boulevard, at Riverbank Elementary School and Northside Middle School, and I-26 visibility was reduced as a result of the fog. By 8 a.m. the fog was beginning to burn off.

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8 Lexington 2 students selected for All-Region and All-State Bands

Eight Lexington Two student musicians have been selected for All-Region and All-State Bands. REGION 2 JUNIOR BAND (6th-8th grades) Northside Middle School: Bryce Loughery, 1st Alternate Timpani; Ruth Ann McCarty, 19th Chair Clarinet; Donovan Norris, 1st Alternate Tenor Sax Pine Ridge Middle School: Justin Sightler, 7th Chair Percussion ALL-STATE JUNIOR BAND (6th-8th grades) Busbee Creative […]

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Escaped fugitive, who caused school lockdowns in West Columbia, is caught

Daniel Hill who escaped from an ambulance while in custody, was captured before 10 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Lawrence Road in Red Bank. Before he was caught, Hill, age 30, was described as armed and dangerous. He was pursued for nine hours, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Riverbank Elementary School, Northside […]

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