West Carolina Tel recently made a matching donation to the John de la Howe school Foundation. WCTEL matched funds that were raised by the local Lions Clubs (Abbeville, Calhoun Falls, Due West and McCormick) in their service area at Christmas. The matching amount donated by WCTEL totaled $2,500. “We truly appreciate the generous donation from […]
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The John de la Howe School Board of Trustees last Thursday gave first reading to a new admissions policy designed to ensure safety for those on the John de la Howe campus as well to those living in the surrounding community. The school’s proposed Independent Living Program admissions policy provides admission guidelines for that program, […]
State Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D-Kershaw) recently visited John de la Howe School. During the visit, which included a tour conducted by JDLHS President Danny Webb and other school officials, Sen. Sheheen asked how he might help the 219-year-old school as it seeks to redefine its mission. A member of the Senate’s Education Committee, Sen. Sheheen […]
Even a hurricane was not enough to keep just over 50 alumni of John de la Howe School from gathering for their 54th homecoming and reunion last weekend. Tim Smith Rolfe of Lacey, WA, who attended the school from 1959 to 1964, drove 3,000 miles to attend the event, which is held every other October. […]
Alumni from points near and far will gather Saturday, October 8 for the 54th Alumni Homecoming and Reunion at John de la Howe School. The special day begins with registration starting at 9 a.m. in L.S. Brice School on the John de la Howe campus. Activities run until 5:30 p.m. and include tours, food, games, […]
More than 70 state and municipal employees from across South Carolina converged on the John de la Howe School campus Thursday, November 13, 2014 for training in the Certified Public Managers program. Stephanie Duncan of Columbia, Training Director in the South Carolina Office of Human Resources, said the state has been holding training at John […]
Three state senators recently made a visit to the campus of John de la Howe School, which serves at-risk children from across South Carolina. Sen. Wes Hayes (R-York), Sen. Shane Massey (R-Edgefield/Aiken/Saluda/McCormick/Lexington) and Sen. Billy O’Dell (R-Anderson/Abbeville/Greenwood) spent several hours touring the 217-year-old institution, inspecting facilities and speaking with students, staff and trustees. Grant Gibson, […]
Sponsors for the event were AgSouth, Farm Bureau, Lakelands Beekeepers Association, McCormick County Cattleman’s Association, McCormick County Forestry Association and McCormick County Soil and Water Conservation District.
A cow milking contest, free ice cream and a petting zoo were among the favorites at John de la Howe School’s 19th annual Dairy Festival Saturday. Centered around a scenic stone dairy barn constructed in 1931 that for half a century served the John de la Howe campus and surrounding community, the Dairy Festival attracted […]
Armed with hedge trimmers, rakes, chain saws, mowers and other lawn equipment, more than 60 volunteers showed up Saturday, Aug. 9 at John de la Howe School to assist with a campus clean-up. In their four hours of labor, the volunteers amassed at least two dozen truck and trailer loads of clippings, limbs and other […]
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