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News Release Wednesday, July 31, 2019 Contact: Dr. Melissa Crosby, executive director, 843-645-0605 or     Retired Gen. ‘Fig&rs...

News Release Monday, March 25, 2019 Contact: Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton, Governance Chair, Polaris Tech Board of Directors, 813-777-6405   Candidates s...

Coastal Community Foundation, a grant making organization serving coastal South Carolina, announced that 2019 awards from The Beaufort Fund totaled $700,000 to 89 nonprofits fro...

A new charter school that is focused on aeronautics is attracting students from Colleton County. The school, Polaris Tech Charter School, is located in Ridgeland across from t...

What’s so different about Polaris Tech Charter School? Come to the Community Launch Event / Open House Oct. 25 and find out! From larger learning labs and small huddle rooms for team projects, from applied learning across the entire curriculum to career paths with learning and leading in mind, Polaris Tech is taking a different approach to teaching and learning in the Lowcountry.

Polaris Tech Charter School will hold a Community Open House Oct. 25 to showcase the new school and students in Ridgeland, SC. The event was rescheduled to late October due to Hurricane Florence and school closings along the South Carolina coast.

Lowcountry students who will be in grades 6-11 next year are encouraged to apply to Polaris Tech Charter School in Ridgeland for the 2019-2020 school year with the possibility of being admitted this fall in grades 6-10.

Almost 300 students joined Polaris Tech Charter School in Ridgeland Monday, stepping up for a new approach to teaching and learning in the Lowcountry.

Polaris Tech Charter School students will benefit from a different approach to teaching and learning when classes start in August, school leaders say, including Project Lead the Way and other applied learning projects.

Crews are putting the finishing touches on the interior drywall at Polaris Tech Charter School in Ridgeland, SC, and exterior work and landscaping will start after the July 4 holiday.

Jasper County’s Gen. Lloyd “Fig” Newton, a founding member of Polaris Tech Charter School and retired four-star Air Force General, will be inducted Oct. 3 to the International Air & Space Hall of Fame.