• 2015 National Blue Ribbon School Profile

     

    Academic Awards and Other Honors 2016-17

    • Matt Penna—Best Practices Award from SC Council for Social Studies
    • Chavis Watford—Top 5 HCS Staff Member of the Year
    • Olga Toggas—Finalist for SC Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year
    • Yearbook Named National Program of Excellence by Jostens
    • Eleven Students Accepted to Scholars Academy, 11 to STEM, and 10 to HCS Early College High School
    • Twelve National Board-Certified Educators
    • Archery Team: Top Male Shooter and 3rd Place Team at Regionals; 3rd Place Student and 4th Place Team at Archery in Schools; 2nd and 4th Place Students and 5th Place Team at State Tournament
    • 152 6th and 8th Graders Invited to Johns Hopkins Talented Youth Programs
    • Regional Mock Trial Champions with Six Individual Student Awards
    • MATHCOUNTS won 4th place at CCU Chapter Competition
    • Seven students took top honors in Disabled American Veterans Americanism Essay Contest
    • Quarterly Student Academic Improvement Awards
    • Robotics Team—Regional Tournament Champions and Core Values Award Winners
    • Six Students Recognized at HCS National History Day County Competition
    • 3rd Place Winner in Sun News Regional Spelling Bee
    • 8th Grade Student’s Poem Published in Highlights Magazine
    • 48 Junior Scholars
    • 157 Duke TIP Scholars
    • Student Placed in Top 100 for State Geography Bee
    • Teachers Presented at a Variety of State and National Conferences

    Visual and Performing Arts Honors 2016-17

    • FMS Music Programs are Over 420 Students Strong
    • Nineteen Students Made All-County Band, 10 Made Region, and 2 Made All-State Band
    • 8th Grade Concert Band Received a Superior at HCS Concert Festival
    • 8th Grade Band Traveled to Atlanta, GA, to Perform at Festival
    • Thirty Students in Honors Orchestra
    • Two Band Students Accepted to SC Governor’s School for the Arts Summer Program
    • Six Students Made All-County Orchestra
    • Superior Rating at State Orchestra Festival
    • Orchestra Performed at Disney Parks Festival
    • Fifteen Students Made All-County Chorus, 30 Made Festival Chorus
    • Three Superior Ratings at Choral Solo and Ensemble
    • Two Excellent Ratings Choral Solo and Ensemble
    • Two Choral Performance Awards from South Carolina Music Educators Association
    • 1st Place Winner and Excellent Rating in Chorus Competition in Georgia
    • Ten Students Won Scholarships to Attend CSU Summer Music Camp
    • Twenty-two Students Inducted into the National Junior Art Honor Society
    • Two 1st Place Winners and One 2nd in Waccamaw Riverkeepers Art Contest
    • Five Students’ Art Displayed at Conway Glass for Youth Art Month:  One 1st Place Winner and One State Qualifier
    • School Musical Performed for Two Nights at Socastee High
    • Teacher-Written School Play Won Superior and Two Student Awards at HCS Theatre Festival