Weekly News

Story By: Felicia ChisholmStaff Journalist

"ONE Fairfield Project"

a Success!

Football players from Richard Winn Academy and Fairfield Central High School kicked off their football season at the Midlands Honda Football Classic event with a pregame meal hosted by St. Mark Baptist Church and First Baptist Church, creating a "One Fairfield" atmosphere.

The goal of the event was to ...

Story By: Gerell Lawhorne and Krishayla Boyd

Staff Journalists

Spirit Fest for


Recently, the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Spirit Fest in downtown Winnsboro at the Town Clock. Students from Fairfield Central High School (FCHS), Richard-Winn Academy (RWA), and the Midlands STEM School gathered to showcase to the public the various sports teams from each school.

Mrs. June Slater
Story by: Trenell Boyd Staff Journalist

Senior Spotlight 8/16

Mrs. June E. Slater is a lady who always has a smile on her face, joy in her heart, and a spring in her step! Since the age of eleven, Mrs. Slater had always dreamed of becoming a part of WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service), a unit of the U.S. Naval Reserve. After seeing her WAVES neighbors and all the nice things they had, she was determined to join after graduating high school. During this time, the age requirement was twenty-one, and when Mrs. Slater went to be recruited, she found out she had to wait three more years; it left her devastated.

Chanda Jefferson in Maryland

Where Is

Ms. Jefferson Now?

State Teacher of the year, Fairfield County School District's very own, Ms. Chanda Jefferson, had the opportunity to represent SC at the NIH, National Human Genome Research Institute. Educators from all over the nation had the opportunity to learn about the latest advances in Genomics with researchers. Along with developing resources to use everyday in the classroom, Ms. Jefferson expressed, “I cannot wait to share these resources and connections with South Carolina Teachers!”