January 10, 2022

Day

West Columbia, SC– What are the chances? Wrapping up the 20/21 school year, 7th grade students at East Point Academy hosted a Probability Carnival. The project, created by teachers Jodi Collier and Aimee Lindstrom, required students to create a carnival game, figure out the probability of winning the game, and track the amount of wins...
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West Columbia, SC– Demonstrating excellence in building a student recycling program, East Point Academy has been awarded two Green Step Awards in addition to being named a “Green Steps School” by the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina for conservation. The award was presented to club leader and Science teacher Huaying “Tracy” Jiang, and East...
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West Columbia, SC– Twenty six point two miles, two campuses, hundreds of cheering students, and one motivated teacher; East Point Academy Physical Education teacher Elease Anderson ran the Boston Marathon virtually at the school on October 8th. “Completing the Boston Marathon has always been a dream of mine since I was in middle school.  Boston...
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West Columbia, SC– In keeping with East Point Academy’s motto, “Merging Cultures. Inspiring Minds. Expanding Horizons,” students at the Middle Campus now have the option to choose Spanish or Mandarin language courses. While East Point Academy will continue to offer a rich Mandarin language program, this move aims to provide parents and students at the...
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West Columbia, SC– East Point Academy opened its doors August 18th to over 800 students as it ushered in ten years of serving students as the premier public language immersion Charter School in South Carolina. East Point Academy started modestly in a former “Sandy’s Hotdog” storefront with 89 students in kindergarten through 2nd grade. Today,...
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West Columbia, SC– Celebrating a school year spent together, the Boyz 2 Men club at East Point Academy planned a week of service and fun. The first “Chill We’re Almost to the End Week” included “Dress Like A Staff Member” day, the launch of the virtual “Real Men Read Library,” a day for rocking bow...
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West Columbia, SC – East Point Academy was honored for its focus on “Rigorous Academics with a Global Focus” by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) with the 2021 Global Engagement Initiative Award.  This prestigious national award recognizes outstanding world language learning experiences which challenge students and engage the community.  The...
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West Columbia, SC – Navigating the COVID-19 public health crisis was a bit easier for East Point Academy thanks to a partnership with Nephron Pharmaceuticals. Forged last September, the partnership provided resources and expertise that helped keep the school safe and healthy for students and staff.  Early in the pandemic, when most businesses and schools...
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