Socastee High School


Monday, February 26, 2024

-Good Morning, Braves!


-Today in 1928 Antoine (An- twon) Domino, Jr. was born.  He is better known as “Fats Domino” he becomes a pioneer in the rock and roller genre of music. The Ninth Ward in New Orleans Louisiana was his home and his heart. He was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.Some of his big hits include “Ain’t that a Shame” and “Blueberry Hill”.

-Congratulations to Ms. Renea Urbaniak our 2023-2024 Rookie Teacher of the Year.

-Congratulations to Junior, MILEY WATTS! She won 1st place in the Myrtle Beach Airport Art Contest for her Carolina Wren with Yellow Jessamine 24″ x 24″ painting she completed in Art 3 last semester.

-Congratulations to the Academic Team for their strong showing in last Saturday’s tournament in Charleston. The Academic Braves took second place, and junior Gabe Everman placed fifth overall in individual stats, out of over 60 participants.

-Prom will be on Thursday March 28th.  Tickets are now on sale for $40, so get your tickets now, the price will increase March 1st.  Guest forms are available on your “Class of” Google Classroom and at the Student Services Desk. Please turn in all completed Prom Guest Forms to the Student Services Desk.

-Come out and enjoy desserts with the Orchestra on Thursday 02.29.24 starting at 6:15. $5.00 will get you a wristband to enjoy desserts from Coccadotts, Nothing Bunt Cake, Gulfstream Cafe, Nacho Hippo, New York Prime, Holly’s Bakes and Cakes, Carolina Roadhouse, California Dreaming, and more! Stay for the 7:00 concert and show your support.

-Hey braves- Do you like to throw things? Do you like free stuff? Do you love Olive Loaf? If you said yes to any of these questions, then The SHS Disc Golf Club is the place for you! We have our very own 18-Hole course here on campus and we will be starting the club back up every Monday and Wednesday after school starting on Wednesday March 6th. No experience necessary and we will give you your very own set of discs to keep! If you have questions please see Mr. French, Mr. Parris, or Mr. Haas

– Are you looking for work this summer?  Do you need practice with resume’ writing, interview skills, or filling out an application?  If so, there is help available to you on Mondays & Tuesdays today until March 12th at the Pepper Geddings Recreation Center.  For more information contact 843-918-1472 or see Mrs. Frazier our Job Coach located in the IB Center room 231.

-Starting next Tuesday, March 5th, Cheerleading Open Season Workouts will begin. They will be every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 until 5:15. Please make sure your physicals are complete and approved on PlanetHS.

-Pools and Palms Athlete of the Week, for Week 24 is Charlotte Evans, number 2 on our varsity team. She is a three-year letterman, and a fourth is on the way. Her leadership this year is helping rebuild a defense that graduated 4 starters. She had a great tournament at the Bruin Cup last week. She would like to recognize Dr. Rodney Powell for his impact on her education.

-Pools and Palms Athlete of the Week, for Week 25 is a rare week for SHS.  We have 3 athletes to recognize.

Edwin Barrios capped a terrific 2023-24 campaign with a SC State Title. Edwin put together a KC Chiefs like run defeated all the top wrestlers other than himself to become the king of 157 pounds.

Luke Johnson of the JV Baseball squad pitched a perfect game against Waccamaw, this means that he retired every batter he faced, no hits or walks.  Luke recognizes Michelle Money who he says is an excellent Math teacher.

Rylan Hackett, Men’s Lacrosse continued the Braves great week with setting a single game goal record of 9 goals in a game.  Rylan has typically been a defender, but to help his team he has switched to offense and set a Braves record.  Rylan is recognizing Suzanne Troiani who he says is a huge supporter of all her Brave athletes and is just a terrific teacher and role model for students.

-Student Council wants you to make plans to support the Braves Men’s Lacrosse team Thursday Night in Braves Stadium for our Game of the week.

-This weekend two Socastee Wrestlers ended their season at the State Championships. Both Ethaine Godwin and Edwin Barrios wrestled with the top competition the state has to offer. Ethaine finished his season with 31 pins and a record of 41 wins and 7 losses.  Edwin Barrios ended his Season on top of the podium finishing with an Individual State Championship in the 157-pound weight class. Edwin had 49 wins and 1 loss this season.  His overall career record as a Brave is 136 wins and 20 losses which puts him in the top 10 for school records. Ethaine and Edwin’s efforts this season helped lead the team to a dual meet record of 17 wins and 3 losses with a trip to playoffs. Congrats to all the Braves Wrestlers on a WINNING SEASON!

-JV Baseball won the Georgetown JV Tournament to become the champions for the 4th time in 5 years. We defeated Waccamaw by a score of 6-0 and Conway by a score of 9-4. Luke Johnson led the way for the Braves by striking out six batters enroute to pitching a perfect game.

-The Varsity Softball team went 2-1 at the Loris Tournament over the weekend.  Anna Reese Pratt had a homerun and Ella Hinson pitched a win over Georgetown. The team also beat NMB and their lone loss was against Lower State Runner Up, Loris.

-Today our Lady’s Lacrosse teams will be traveling to North Myrtle Beach. JV takes the field at 6:00 followed by Varsity at 7:15

-Varsity Softball will also be traveling today as they make their way to Loris for a tournament that starts at 5:00.

-Our Men’s Golf team will be at Westcott Plantation for the Patriot Tournament.

-And Our Men’s Lacrosse teams will be hosting North Myrtle Beach. JV takes on the Chiefs at 6:00 followed by Varsity at 7:45.

-Have a Great Day Braves!!