Academic Clubs

Extracurricular Academic Teams

VEX Robotics 
Advisors/Leaders: Robert Kinsella, Ben Kromann

First Robotics
Faith Bongiorno

Cyber Patriot 
Advisors/Leaders: Rebecca Curry, Jake Monsky, Michael Blunt

Advisors/Leaders: Kim Shultz, Brian Coppage, George Quartuccio

Mock Trial 
Advisors/Leaders: Jay Wiley, Brenda Buckley-Kuhn

Model UN
Advisors/Leaders: Leslie Sullivan, Justin Gadsden

Advisors/Leaders: Leslie Sullivan

Odyssey of the Mind (HS and MS)
Advisors/Leaders: Rebecca Curry

Quiz Bowl
Advisors/Leaders: Allison Warder

Beta Club
Advisors/Leaders: Mary Taylor, Devora Brown

PSA Student Ambassadors
Advisors/Leaders: Sarah Ruth, Mary O'Brien, Sanaia Laz

PSA Calendar

List of 6 events.

  • Memorial Day Holiday

  • Senior Car Parade

    June 1--Senior Car Parade
    • Decorate  your car at home or come to school early and decorate in the parking lot. 
    • Appropriate--window paint, streamers, appropriate music, SITTING in the back of trucks or convertibles, 5 mph, one loop around
    • Inappropriate--lude or vulgar music, decorations, etc., hanging out of windows, standing in truck beds, jumping in and out of cars, speeding
    • Line up at orange cones at approximately 11:30. Parade will start at approx. 11:45. After one loop, students meet in the back lane of the parking lot for senior hang out. 

    We would love to have spectators and cheerleaders for them!! Here is appropriate spectator behavior--please share with your classes and come celebrate with us! 

    Spectator Behavior
    • Appropriate--Cheering, noise makers, signs
    • Inappropriate--running in between cars, running up to cars to engage with drivers or passengers, throwing things at cars, or anything else to distract driver
    This event has a video call. Join: (US) +1 402-683-0271 PIN: 100894576#
  • Q4 Report Cards

  • Middle and High School Awards Ceremony

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    • VEX Robotics 2.2022

      VEX Robotics Highlights

The PSA Difference

How we are different
Palmetto Scholars Academy (PSA) will provide a differentiated program designed to meet the educational needs of intellectually gifted learners, address their distinctive social and emotional needs, promote individual character development and instill a life-long love of learning. Our students will engage with leading innovative organizations in higher education, business, and science, to empower them to make original and impactful contributions toward the elevation of South Carolina in the areas of education, commerce, arts, and science.