Heath Springs earns top writing award

     Heath Springs Elementary is one of seven public schools from the state of South Carolina to win the Exemplary Writing Program Award.

     The awards are given based on an evaluation of the schools’ instructional programs, with an emphasis on the teaching of writing.

     “Heath Springs faculty and staff are to be commended for their efforts to improve student writing in their school,” superintendent Gene Moore said. “We’re pleased that they received this recognition, and we’re especially pleased with the positive impact this emphasis on writing is having on students.”

     South Carolina’s Department of Education sponsors the Exemplary Writing Program.