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West Columbia, SC– Wearing a panda onesie, and playing upbeat music from a speaker, East Point Academy P.E.Coach, Elease Anderson, surprises students from a safe distance on their birthdays. One such student was 10-year old Lilly Wilson, “I was so surprised to see Coach Anderson!…When she started dancing I could not stop laughing! I loved...
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East Point Academy Seeks Requests for Proposals for Comprehensive Accounting and Human Resources Systems and Support for the 20/21 school year.  Responsive proposals will include: Finance AP/AR FED/State grant management Monthly financial statements Daily access to financial balances Support monthly board meetings in person Interface with auditors for the annual audit  other routine financial services Human...
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Students from across South Carolina arrived at Presbyterian College recently to compete in the 11th Annual Palmetto Chinese Star competition. Participants at the prestigious event ranged in age from kindergarten  to college, and they showcased a variety of language and cultural skills, with one student being crowned the Palmetto Star.   This year, the honor of...
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Governor McMasters awarded the Order of the Palmetto to East Point Academy Head of School Mark A. Bounds for extraordinary service and achievements across the state of South Carolina. Bounds was recognized for his “…servant’s heart, and inspiring guidance” at East Point Academy’s annual Chinese New Year Gala by Joan Hoffman, President of East Point...
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West Columbia, S.C. – Lions, dragons, dancing, and music streamed through the hallways of East Point Academy for the annual Chinese New Year Parade and Celebration. Arts integration was on full display with student performances in Chinese Dance, Chorus, Strings and Orchestra, Drum Team, Theatre, and live calligraphy painting. Celebrations began with a traditional Dragon...
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Over 740 students at East Point Academy collaborated on a sign making project designed to encourage students to choose kindness and speak up against bullying, as part of October’s Bullying Prevention Month activities. Each homeroom, at both the elementary and middle campuses, received a blank yard sign and some art supplies and worked as a...
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  The Bilingualism Matters Executive Board at the University of South Carolina College of Education welcomed new member, Mark Bounds, on October 9, 2019 at their monthly meeting. Bounds will assist the Board with outreach, creating relationships and advisement on matters of primary education policy. Bounds has spent over 20 years in education and currently...
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Students in Nikki Dixon’s second grade classes at East Point Academy recently had the opportunity to adopt a stuffed animal as a part of their new Reading Buddies program. East Point parent and technology integration specialist Channing Anderson donated the materials needed to get the program started. “As the parent of a child who lacks...
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East Point Academy was named Columbia’s Best Private or Charter School for the second year running and received an Honorable Mention for Columbia’s Best After School Program yesterday in the Free Times Columbia’s Best competition.
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We are thrilled to be named the #2 Charter School in South Carolina by Niche!
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