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SC Whitmore School to Celebrate New Facility with Open House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

July 20, 2016

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Columbia, SC – SC Whitmore School, a tuition-free virtual public charter school based in Columbia, will celebrate the opening of their new home facility in Columbia with an open house event on Friday, August 19th. State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman will deliver the keynote address. Lunch will be provided by Pawley’s Front Porch. Upon completion of lunch and the speaking program, the doors of the new facility will be open for those in attendance to tour. The public is invited to attend.

What: Open House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for SC Whitmore School.

Where: New SCWS Facility: 501 Commerce Drive NE, Columbia, SC 29223.

When: Friday, August 19th – 12:00pm – 2:00pm.

Founded in 2011, SCWS practices a unique approach to education; it is a self-paced alternative learning style allowing students to advance through online courses at their own pace. This appeals to the entire spectrum of students. For quick learners who are ahead of their peers, this self-determined schedule has allowed over twenty-five students to graduate an entire academic year early. For other students, SCWS serves as an alternative approach to learning for those left behind in traditional classroom settings. By taking the time needed to master a course, over 200 students classified as “at-risk” have graduated, many of who were not on track to graduate at all.

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