A small surprise ceremony was held at Irmo High School International School for the Arts to honor Tim Whipple for his 40-years of teaching and coaching at the school. Whipple was honored with a State House Resolution by Representative Chip Huggins congratulating him on his fortieth year as the IrmoContinue Reading

Students in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme at Irmo High School International School for the Arts participated in a week of learning that put students in the teaching position. A group of four IB seniors put together the event called Student Taught Exploratory Week (STEW) which took place June 2-JuneContinue Reading

Irmo High School varsity basketball coach Tim Whipple has been named by his peers as the 2021 South Carolina Co-Region 4A Coach of the Year. Whipple will share the honor with A.C. Flora coach Josh Staley.   “It is always an honor to receive recognition from your peers. Even more soContinue Reading

Irmo High School junior Justin Hayes won the 4A 152 weight class division in the Wrestling State Championship at Dreher High School on March 6. The win was incredibly special for Hayes because he missed weight for last year’s upper state tournament and was unable to compete. “I was soContinue Reading

Irmo High School International School for the Arts and the Irmo High School Education Foundation are accepting nominations for the school’s Hall of Fame class of 2021 with a deadline of January 19.  Nominees must be graduates or former faculty/staff of Irmo High School. Alumni must have graduated five yearsContinue Reading

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis Loftis has recognized Irmo High School’s Sarah Ostergaard as the South Carolina Financial Literacy Master Teacher Program’s Educator of the Month for December. “Ms. Ostergaard’s credentials exemplify her outstanding experience in real world money matters, but it’s her passion for teaching personal finance that’s so impactful,”Continue Reading

Irmo High School varsity football coach Aaron Brand has been named by his peers as the 2020 South Carolina Region 4A Coach of the Year. The award is presented annually. “I am extremely honored and blessed to receive such a high honor,” Brand said. “The fact that my peers chose meContinue Reading

By CT McDonald Irmo’s varsity football Yellow Jackets got one step closer to earning a berth in the Class 4A playoffs with last week’s 33-14 region win against Lugoff-Elgin, and now they have just two tough contests ahead of them to complete the regular season. The first is Friday atContinue Reading

By CT McDonald After last week’s 28-20 non-region win against the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets, Irmo’s varsity football team has recorded only one loss thus far, and that one to the region’s undefeated A. C. Flora Falcons. The Yellow Jackets (3-1 overall, 2-1 region) took their first loss two weeksContinue Reading

By CT McDonald The Yellow Jackets’ varsity football team has started this short season undefeated after two Region 4-4A games, and they will be headed to Memorial Stadium Friday to take on the only other undefeated team in the region, the A. C. Flora Falcons. Irmo improved to 2-0, 2-0Continue Reading