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Tuesday, February 9
Day 108-A

Wednesday, February 10
BHHS Student Council
Day 109-B

Thursday, February 11
Day 110-A

Sunday, February 14
Valentine's Day

Our Schools

76 Atkins Circle
Blackville, SC 29817
Ph: 803-284-5700
Fax: 803-284-3766
Sterling Harris | Principal
446 Country Club Road
Blackville, SC 29817
Ph: 803-284-5900
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Sterling Harris| Principal
556 Jones Bridge Road
Blackville, SC 29817
Ph: 803-284-5800
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A Message from the Superintendent


Welcome! Thank you for taking the time to read information on our website. This shows that you have an interest in our district and you care about our students. Our motto for our district which has been in existence since 1874 still says much about our purpose.


Our Children our Future – Striving for Excellence”


BHPS Superintendent Search Announcement

The Blackville-Hilda Public School Board has selected three candidates as finalist.

The three finalists are (in alphabetical order):

 ·         Dr. Henry Cobb (Executive Director for Public Information and Human Resources,                                                Marlboro County School District)  

·         Mr. David Corder (Director of Federal Programs, Blackville-Hilda School District)

·         Dr. Shawn L. Johnson (Principal, Dillon High School, Dillon School District Four)

The board made its selection of three finalists after a thorough review of 27 applicants and interviews with 8 of those applicants on February 1, 2, and 3.   Chairman Hagood said, "The board was pleased with the large number of qualified candidates that showed interest in leading our district.”

 Chairman Hagood says the board looks forward to the next phase of presenting the candidates to the public and introducing them to district staff on March 3.  The three candidates will be in the district to meet staff on the same day.  There will be a community reception from 4:30 – 5:30 to give parents, staff and community members a chance to meet the candidates.  Each candidate will have a final interview with the board that evening. The board plans to announce the superintendent in March. 



2015-2016 Barnwell 19 School Board Members

Chairman - Jameka Hagood
Vice Chairman - Carroll Priester
Secretary - Ethel T. Faust
Member - Karen Jowers
Member - Sharon McClary

2015-2016 District
Teacher of the Year

Stephanie Terry, MES

2015-2016 Teachers of the Year
  William Davis - BHJH
Annette Felder - BHHS

Employment Opportunities

Interested in seeking employment with Blackville-Hilda Public Schools?

Barnwell County School District #19 (Blackville-Hilda Public Schools) is an equal opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will experience discrimination based on race,creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, or handicap. Barnwell County School District #19 is committed to affirmative action to ensure equity in all personnel/employment policies and practices within the system. Click here for information on current Job Openings.

Our Mission


High Expectations lead to

Academic achievement in an atmosphere

Where failure is not an option,

Knowledge leads to excellence and

Success prevails. 

Our Goals



The 2015-2016 District Goals Have Been Updated and Aligned with the District Strategic Plan

Theme— "Back to Basic / Forward to Greatness"


Student Academic Achievement

To increase the level of engagement in the classroom by incorporating the use of technology, hands-on activities, cooperative learning and project-based group assignments.

 To ensure the success of all students by analyzing test data, differentiating instruction and involving students as well as their parents in setting goals for improvement.

 To improve academic achievement in all subject areas and at all levels by implementing new initiatives and strategies to include components of TAP (Teacher Advancement Program).