Palmetto Silver Award
2015 South Carolina ASCD Whole Child Award
The 2015 South Carolina ASCD Whole Child Awards were presented by State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman during the SCASCD Fall Conference in Columbia on Friday, October 2nd. Pine Ridge Middle School and Principal Brad Coleman were honored as one of four schools statewide to win an award.
State Report Card Satisfaction Ratings
Lexington Two Academic Scholars
Lexington Two is proud of our academic scholars and committed to offering students and parents opportunities to learn about scholarships and Advanced Placement course offerings in high school. The PRMS Guidance and Careers department offer student workshops and informational meetings for parents during the year. See the below links for more information.
Pine Ridge Middle School teacher Kaitlyn Mustard has been appointed to the Columbia College Alumni Advisory Board for Education.October
PRMS Volleyball team members Ja'mese Corbitt, Demi Buff, Jayla Jamison, and Julianna Allen were named to the All Palmetto Athletic Conference team in November.
PRMS 6th grade English Language Arts teacher Carolyn Johnson’s student Haigen Shelley and her dad wrote a book called NorthStars, Volume One: Welcome to Snowville! It has been published and is available at WalMart and Target. She has been working on this for two to three years with her dad.
The Pine Ridge Middle School Rise Above club and club sponsor Susan Pipkin participated in the Pine Ridge town parade on December 2 and the Cayce-West Columbia Parade of Lights on December 9.
The Pine Ridge Middle School girl's basketball team is undefeated at 6-0 for the season.
As part of PRMS events for the Day of National Concern, School Counselor Julia Beckham had students write sympathy cards to victims of the Las Vegas shooting in October. Victims who were educators were selected and letters were sent to their school. PRMS received a thank you card from Manhattan Beach Middle in California in December.
PRMS student government and teacher Kari Rikard held a canned food drive at the end of November and collected 1157 cans to donate to Cayce Cares.
Pine Ridge Middle School is again participating in the Midland's region of the Academic Challenge Competition. They won their first match January 30th at Stover Middle School. The 7th grade team won all of their matches and 8th grade won two out of three. Coached by Social Studies teacher Jana Locklair, the 7th grade team is composed of Elizabeth Schaffer, Emily Slice, Caitlyn Miller and Gracyn Whitaker. The 8th grade team members include Antonia Alvarez, Alejandra Gabino-Hernandez, Jennifer Hughes, Jillian Jacques, Jordan Jacques, Tiffany Lin, Gracie Martin, Bryson Moss, Oscar Ortega Lopez, Arianna Pee, Micah Taylor, and Katlyn Kozlowski
The PRMS girls’ basketball team finished the regular season 14-0 and are the PAC East and Lexington 2 district champions. They are advancing to the PAC Championship tournament playoffs. The PRMS boys’ basketball team finished the regular season 9-5, placing third in the PAC East division and are also advancing to the PAC tournament.