WJCL 22 News Story: What new technology will Jasper County students see in their classrooms?

Click here to watch the news story on WJCL 22! Ridgeland, SC Dec. 4, 2018 By Alex Littlehales Every parent knows the struggle of convincing their kids to choose a book over a video game. Soon, they won't have to.  Tuesday, Jasper County Schools introduced its partnership with Peeka, a virtual reality company based out …

Carolina Panorama Article: The Kickoff of Peeka – Virtual Reality: The Nation’s First

November 30, 2018 https://www.carolinapanorama.com/news/south_carolina/the-kickoff-of-peeka---virtual-reality-the-nation/article_be437002-f4bb-11e8-8d72-67441e393ec9.html The Antioch Educational Center (AEC) is proud to announce the nation’s first district wide kickoff of Peeka Virtual Reality Learning Tool. The designers of Peeka: Hunter Stutsman, Alex Comfortes, Michael Wong, and AEC have mutually agreed to launch this innovative learning tool in the Jasper County School District (JCSD) on Dec. …

Jasper County Sun Times Article: Antioch Educational Center scholars rewarded with trip

August 9, 2018 by Special to Jasper County Sun Times Click here to read article on Bluffton Today website The Antioch Educational Center took three of Jasper County’s brightest students on a trip in July to Tacoma and Seattle, Wash., and Vancouver, Canada as a reward for ending their 2017-18 school year with “awesome” grades, …

Hilton Head Monthly: Robotic science program taking off

by Don McCoudPhoto by Island Life HH PhotographyJuly 26, 2016 Jackie O’Bannon can’t help but overflow with joy when she thinks about her 14 “babies.”The second- and third-graders who make up the 2-year-old  robotics program in poverty-stricken Jasper County leave her chuckling and smiling as she watches their steady progress from academic struggle to success. …