Emmett Scott School alumni to be recognized

Emmett Scott School was the first public Black school in Rock Hill. This year is the school’s 100th anniversary

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Friday, October 16th, Emmett Scott School Alumni will be recognized as trailblazers in education in York County. 

In 1920, during a time when Black people were denied education and schools were segregated, The Emmet Scott School was built in York County. Carrying the namesake of Booker T. Washington’s assistant, Emmett Scott was the first public school for Black people in Rock Hill. 

WCNC Charlotte’s Billie Jean Shaw spoke to Samuel R. Foster, a former principal of Emmett Scott School, to learn more about the school’s legacy.

“It was the center of the Black church,” Foster said. “The Black school was the center of activity in the Black community.”

Foster was the principal at Emmett Scott School for three years, up until its closing in 1970. Students who

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Bridgewater-Raritan Board Of Education Profile: Scott Mihalick

BRIDGEWATER, NJ — Bridgewater-Raritan Regional School Board has four candidates vying for two seats in the upcoming election on Nov. 3.

Scott Mihalick is one of the candidates running. Other candidates include Barry R. Walker, Jessica Levitt, and John-Paul Levin, who are all running for the two, three-year seats on the board.

Chingchaun “Jean” Lee is running unopposed for the one, one-year unexpired term. Lucretia “Lucy” Sandler is also running unopposed for the one, three-year seat representing Raritan.

Are you running for office in Bridgewater? Contact Alexis Tarrazi at alexis.tarrazi@patch.com for information on being featured in a candidate’s profile and submitting campaign announcements to Bridgewater Patch.

Scott Mihalick

1. Why are running for Board of Education?

In the back of my mind, being a Board member was always something I knew I wanted to do.
My wife and I have three daughters who are all within 19 months of each

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The Power Line Show, Ep 216: The Recovery of Family Life, with Scott Yenor

We’re delighted to bring Scott Yenor to the show this week to discuss his important new book, The Recovery of Family Life: Exposing the Limits of Modern Ideologies, which is being officially released tomorrow from Baylor University Press. Unlike many other fine books on the family today that rely chiefly on social science, Scott brings his immense learning in political philosophy to bear on family questions, from Plato and Aristotle through to de Tocqueville—and even Russian novels.

Yenor takes us through a grand tour of the “rolling revolution” wrought by the ideologies of sexual liberation and unlimited individual autonomy over recent decades, which has led to, among other things, the degradation of love, and a civilization-threatening collapse in the birth rate. Scott has some thoughts on what policy makers can do to reinforce strong family life.

Our conversation ranges widely over the controversies Scott has had to weather on campus

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Scott Fire Department still working to educate kids on fire safety despite COVID-19 challenges

SCOTT, La. (KLFY) — COVID-19 has changed the way we do a lot of things, but the Scott Fire Department isn’t letting the disease stop them from educating kids on fire safety.

“Fires start in seconds, spread in minutes, only giving residents on average three to five minutes to safely escape,” said Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier. “Educating young children on fire and fire related hazards is a vital part of any successful fire prevention program.”

Sonnier said as a result of cooking being the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, the theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 4-10) is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”

The department has come up with a new contact-less curriculum that will allow them to educate students in a virtual manner:

  • A fire safety video utilizing Sparky the Fire Dog will be created on our YouTube channel.
  • The
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