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Ninety-Six High school 2021 Homecoming king and queen

We are so very proud of all the young ladies and gentlemen who competed for the title of Homecoming King and Queen:

Homecoming King - Jeremiah Wells-Martin (Pictured Below)

Homecoming Queen - Jamoni Smith

1st Runner Up Homecoming Queen - Addison Davis 

2nd Runner Up Homecoming Queen - Holly Fairey

(Jamoni Smith and Jeremiah Wells-Martin)

(Holly Fairey, Jamoni Smith, and Addison Davis)

(Kendall Waters, Breanna Buchanan, Holly Fairy, Addison Davis, Caitlin Jackson, Jamoni Smith, Taylor Smith, and Gracie TImmerman)

2021 Homecoming Promo Video 

I am so very excited to share the 2021 Homecoming Promo Video below. We have such a wonderful student body and I am so proud of the young men and women that are highlighted below. Please take just a few moments to hear about some of their accomplishment and future endeavors.

Click the link below to watch the video:


9th Grade - Lily Beauford

10th Grade - Kinsley Thomas

11th Grade - Lucas Steet

12th Grade - Taylor Smith 

Staff Member - Hawkins Hutson

The students were nominated by their teachers for exemplifying the following qualities: good character, respectful, honesty, integrity, hard worker, helpful to peers, and follows the rules.

Faculty and Staff Member of the Month

We are so thankful for all of our faculty and staff!!! We would like to highlight our staff members who have been recognized by our students for being outstanding. 

August Teacher of the Month- Hawkins Hutson 

August Support Staff of the Month- Joy Turman

Congratulationsto our NSHS 2021-2022 Teacher of the Year!!!  

AnDrea Baumberger we are so thankful for you and what you do for our Culinary Arts Students! You have been giving our students life skills for years and we are immensely proud of the work you do!!!

Senior Breakfast 2021

Click the link below to view pictures submitted from the Senior Breakfast:

Senior Breakfast 2021 Pictures

Senior members of the 96 Academic Challenge Team

Pictured from left to right: tyler steele, natalie hook, daniel barahona, will kate farrar, natasha pake

Senior Night 2021 Girls Soccer vs. Dixie.  

(From Left to Right: Delea Shay, Coach Haley Dickey, and Hannah Stewart)

Bryson Sexton honored at Senior night for being a dedicated member of the former boy's soccer team.

Tyler Steele honored at Senior night for being a dedicated member of the former boy's soccer team.

Congratulations, A’Naria Smith, Ninety-Six High School rising senior who has been selected by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 224 to attend Girls State as their 2020-2021 delegate. The delegates will attend the sessions from June 13th -18th.  The delegates are selected for the program based on the leadership skills and involvement they have shown in their respective schools and communities. Way to Go, A’Naria! 

Congratulations, Taylor Smith, Ninety-Six High School rising senior who has been selected by The American Legion Auxilliary Post 103 to attend Girls State as their 2020-2021 delegate. The delegates will attend the sessions from June 13th- June 18th. The delegates are selected for the program based on leadership skills and involvement in their respective schools and communities. Way to Go, Taylor! 

Ninety- Six Highschool Student government elections 2021-2022

Student campaigns begin today, as our students run for positions in the Ninety-Six High School Student Government.  The video below is the campaign videos submitted by our students.  All Ninety-Six High School Students will have the opportunity to vote from April 12th- April 15th. 

Congratulations to Allyson Collier, winner of the GCEA Scholarship. The Greenwood Education Association Scholarship has specific criteria which included an essay.  The essay seeks advice from seniors to incoming freshmen on how to navigate high school.  The scholarship recipient will receive $250. Way to go, Allyson.

Congratulations Madalyn harris!! 

Madalyn was asked to participate in a panel discussion at PTC about her experience in education during the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Livestream: Ninety-Six High School Junior Ring Ceremony
6:00 PM
Please use the following link to access the live stream for the Ninety Six High School Junior Ring Ceremony. No subscription is necessary to access this event. 

2020 NSHS Pageant

Congratulations to all of our 2020 NSHS Pageant  Winners.  We are so proud of all of our beautiful and smart contestants.  

**Pictures below were submitted by students.  If you have any you would like me to add to this post please email them to **

Use the link below to view the pictures collected:

NSHS Pageant Pictures

Women's Suffrage Seminar

Dr. Marion Smith, a retired music professor from Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida, and a part-time employee of the Greenwood Museum spoke to a group of Ninety Six High School students about Women's Suffrage and the 19th amendment. 

Student Elections 2020

NSHS students vote in a mock electionNinety Six High School students, faculty, and staff took time out of their busy schedules to participate in a mock election on October 23 & October 27. Students who registered to vote September 28- October 13 were allowed to participate in the mock election.  Mrs. Rapp wanted the mock election to be as close to the real election as possible, students had to show their school identification cards and be registered to vote in order to cast their votes on election day. 

Kinsley Thomas- 9th grader

The results are in!

NSHS Voted for the following

US Senate Seat



Local Question-

56 yes

21 no

Presidential Race 

Donald J. Trump/Pence- 103

Biden/ Harris-72

Congratulations to Tori Barr 

for winning the Heisman High School Scholarship Award. Way to go Tori! 

The Heisman High School Scholarship continues a 25-year tradition of honoring high school seniors who accomplish tremendous feats in the classroom, on the field, and most importantly, within their communities. The scholarship recognizes and rewards both male and female high school athletes who are community-minded and driven to use their exceptional talents for the benefit of all.

Beth Brownlee

Beth is our 2020-2021 District Teacher of the Year.  She is a hard-working member of our faculty.  She currently teaches Physical Education and Teacher Cadet.  She is helping to mold and grow our future teachers.  She also helps after school to coach our high school volleyball team.  She challenges our students to be the best version of themselves.  We are very proud of her accomplishment. Please join us in congratulating Beth Brownlee for this distinguished award. 

By Samantha Ngo

2021-2022 Starlighter Yearbook Information

We are looking forward to a great year full of fun memories.

To Order a Starlighter 2022 Yearbook, Click Here

To Create and Order a Senior Recognition Ad, Click Here

If you need any additional information email Mr. Burch at

Title IX

Title IX Training LInk:

Ninety Six High School Title IX Coordinator: Mr. Darin Rice Title: Principal

Office Address: 640 South Cambridge Street Ninety Six, SC 29666 Email: Phone: 864-970-7102

NonDiscrimination Policy- It shall be the policy of the Greenwood School District #52 Public Schools not to discriminate on the basis of religion, race, national origin, sex, or handicap in educational programs, activities, or services. Students shall have an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from all academic and extracurricular activities and services.