The Student News Site of Socastee High School

The Native Voice

The Student News Site of Socastee High School

The Native Voice

The Student News Site of Socastee High School

The Native Voice

Students GPAs Now Available in PowerSchool

Paige Robinson, Staff Writer May 23, 2024

A student's Grade Point Average, or GPA, is the culmination of their school grade. This important information has been notoriously hard to find, especially for graduating seniors who need to apply to college,...

Socastee students play Super Smash Brothers at the Tech Fair.

Gamers Win Tech Fair Competition

Paige Robinson, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

Socastee battled against other high schools at the recent Tech Fair in the games of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Rocket League, and Mario Kart, and ended up sweeping the competition. Esports (Electronic...

Sophomore Sam Douglas helps Social Studies Teacher Mr. Chris Boyle pick out some plants at the FFA Plant Sale.

Ag Students Grow Plants for Successful Sale

Isabella Avery, Staff Writer April 29, 2024

The annual plant sale put on by agriculture classes was a big success. The sale is always held in the beginning of April, and ends once all the plants are sold out. This year’s sale, which began April...

Vic Roberts plays a guitar medley at Socastees Got Talent.

Talent Show Raises Money for Teens

Sophia Zheng and Charlee Foster April 29, 2024

A talent show was held for the first time this month by the new Students in Action Club. “Socastee’s Got Talent” was held on Friday March 22.  “There were around 13 to 14 performers, and...

Socastee Singers perform at Waves of the Future at the Carolina Opry on April 14.

Students Perform at Carolina Opry

Grace Jackson, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

Socastee singers and the orchestra performed at the Carolina Opry for the annual “Waves of the Future” performance on April 14.  Both groups performed along with student groups from other Horry...

Freshman Zachary Bovee removes his bows after shooting practice.

Two Students Make Archery Nationals

Anastacia Mendez, Staff Writer April 25, 2024

  Freshman Zachary Bovee and junior Victoria Byrd have qualified for the high school archery U.S. Eastern National Tournament, which will be held May 9 in Louisville, Kentucky. Zachary qualified...

Ms. Renea Urbaniak, who is in her second year teaching at Socastee right after graduating from Coastal Carolina, talks with her math students.

Math Teacher This Year’s Rookie Teacher of the Year

Tiana Duncan, Staff Writer April 20, 2024

When a group of people suddenly interrupted Ms. Renea Urbaniak’s math class a few weeks ago, she had no idea why.  “My students were taking a test, and I saw a bunch of administrators come into...

Science Students Now Have an Honor Society

Science Students Now Have an Honor Society

Rachel Lukas, Staff Writer April 19, 2024

This year, Socastee introduced the Science National Honors Society (SNHS) to recognize excellence in science courses at honors, AP, and IB levels.  Head science teacher Mr. Shannon Stone said he brought...

Rebecca Norton Baker and other members of the Mock Trial team participate in a case.

Mock Trial Places in States

Tiana Duncan, Staff Writer April 17, 2024

After not competing last year, the mock trial team placed 2nd out of 12 schools at the Georgetown Regional competition, then went on to place 4th in the state. “It was really fun because I feel like...

Senior Eduardo Ajuech-Agreda helps a Socastee Elementary 4th grader with a project as part of the Teacher Cadet program.

Students Earn Scholarships Through Teacher Cadet Program

Gabby Martin, Business Manager April 12, 2024

Seniors Eduardo Ajuech-Agreda and Tessa Coy have been awarded the Teaching Fellows Scholarship for their outstanding performance in the Teacher Cadets Program.  The scholarship provides each with $24,000...

Mason Martin in a scene from Dont U Love Me?

Theatre Works with One Love Club to Put on Play

Madeline Flowers, Staff Writer April 9, 2024

Original story published March 9. Story updated April 9 to add photos. The One Love Club is in the works of creating a performance to continue spreading awareness of domestic violence.  One Love...

Bowling Club members play a game at Surfside Bowling Center.

New Clubs Give Students Opportunities to Pursue Interests, Bond

Safa El Kouch, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

Several new clubs started up recently, including bowling, naturalist, and archery clubs. The bowling club started in January and meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at Surfside Bowling Center,...

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