News & Updates

Congratulations to Tucker Meyers!  Tucker has advanced to Finalist standing in the National Merit Scholarship Program.  All National Merit Scholarship winners will be selected from this Finalist group.  Merit Scholar designees are selected on the basis of their skills, accomplishments, and potential for success in

Matthew Hawkins has successfully completed his final board of review and has been awarded the rank of Eagle Scout. His Eagle Project was created for our church.


In conjunction with a series of Black History Month events on campus, the Shoestring Players at the University South Carolina Upstate will present “A Raisin in the Sun,” an African-American literary work by Lorraine Hansberry, at 8 p.m. today through Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday in the Performing Arts Center.

Fifth grader, Trey Crosby, will be starring as the son, "Travis" in "A Raisin in the Sun" this weekend.

Science Fair Winners:

Math:
3rd – Clemson or Carolina? – Caitlyn Bailey (8 – M4)
2nd – Does Age Affect Reaction Time? – Kyle Volk (5 – M1)
1st – Does Age or Gender Affect Memory? – Brooke Murray (5 – M2)

Physics:
3rd – Which Packaging Material Protests Items Best? – Peyton Thompson (6 – P5)
2nd – Which Paper Airplane Design Flies the Farthest? –
Seth Baugh (5 – P7)

The following students won the science fair in the 5th and 6th grade division.  These students' science fair projects moved on to compete with the Middle School students.

1st grade                 Isaac Scruggs
2nd grade                Mallory Arp
3rd grade                Chaz Potts
4th grade:               Cole Clardy

December 2011 our Junior Beta Club went to Mrytle Beach for the state convention. Mary Callie Granger won 2nd place in the science competition. She received a plaque and an invitation to compete at the National Junior Beta Convention next summer. Congratulations Mary Callie!

Our Tower Power team (Landon Moss, Eric Pack, Nelson Center, Nicholas Edwards, Adam Ciotta and Samuel Kimbrell) built a tower out of straws and tape that was 88 inches tall (the tallest one ever by an SCA team). 

Logan Morris, eighth grader at Spartanburg Christian Academy, was recently named the  Herald Journal’s Girls Runner of the Year!  Logan can add that title to many others she has earned this year.  Logan helped lead SCA’s Cross County team to win the County Meet and the team’s seventh straight SCISA 2-A State

Congratulations to Tucker Meyers for being named a National Merit Scholar Semifinalist!  The National Merit Scholarship Program honors individual students for their exceptional scholastic potential.  About 1.5 million juniors in some 22,000 high schools entered the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program by taking the 2010 PSAT/NMSQT, which served as an initial screening of program entrants.  The nationwide pool of semifinalists, which represents less than one percent of U.S.

SCA's Varsity Cross Country Girls' Team made history after winning at last week's Spartanburg County meet.