Olanta High School — Olanta, SC
Posted by DaveSanders | South Carolina | Posted on September 7th, 2010
Olanta High School
Olanta, South Carolina
Olanta High School was opened about 1909 and closed in 1985.
The first high school yearbook was published in 1928, THE OLANTAN.
Here’s a couple of quotes from the History:
In 1923, a two story block building was built near where the Olanta School facility is located today. In 1957 that would be torn down and a new High School would be built. That facility would remain in use as the Olanta High School until 1985 when children of High School age would be transported to Lake City. The facility would then become a part of the Olanta Elementary School facility for the area and remains to this date.
And the history of Olanta would not be complete without the picture of a school that meant so much to a lot of the readers of this history, that being the Olanta Elementary School… The school was built in 1951 and would serve the area until 2001 when it was removed and replaced with today’s structure.
———— Olanta Bearcats Sports ————
- State Champions
1965-66 (that’s right, 4 State Championships in a row!)
- State Runners-Up
- State Champions
Class A State Runners-Up
We would really like to round out this history of Olanta High School. Please leave your memories of Olanta by adding a comment below.
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