State SCISA Secretary of the Year

Posted November 8, 2019, 2019

Mrs. LINDA BROADWAY -- longtime member of the Laurence Manning Family was named the SCISA (South Carolina Independent School Association) Secretary of the Year.

Mrs. Broadway has served in many capacities. Most recently - a teacher, Principal and now, Elementary School Secretary.  Congratulations on this honor of distinction from SCISA.

Pictured (L-R) DeeDee Horton (High/Middle School Principal), Linda Broadway, Tripp Boykin (Headmaster), Anna Lynne Gamble (Elementary School Principal)

LMA Ball Drop Fundraiser

Posted October 21, 2019

LMA's Ball Drop Fundraiser kicked off on October 16th. For more information and to download documents, please click on the links below.


LMA Ball Drop Fundraiser Information

LMA Ball Drop Sales Record

LMA Ball Drop Sales Receipt

LMA Alumna Crowned 
2019 CSU Homecoming Queen

Posted October 7, 2019

LMA alumna Macey Wilson (Class of 2018) was crowned Charleston Southern University's 2019 Homecoming Queen. Macey is a sophomore at CSU and a member of Alpha Delta Pi. She is the daughter of Joe and Gina Wilson of Manning. Congratulations Macey!

LMA's Kathryne Jans Honored as 2019 SCISA Master Teacher

Posted October 1, 2019

Mrs. Kathryne Jans was honored as a 2019 SCISA Master Teacher on Thursday, September 26, 2019. SCISA honors teachers who complete this program each year. Pictured with Mrs. Jans are LMA teachers who have completed this program in the past. From left to right: Mrs. Kelly Brown, Mrs. Robin Page, Dr. Spencer Jordan (SCISA Executive Director), Mrs. Kathryne Jans, and Mrs. Lisa Patrick.

Congratulations to Mrs. Jans for this accomplishment and deserved recognition.

LMA Students Attend SCISSA Fall Convention

Posted October 1, 2019

The SCISSA Fall convention was held at the State House on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. W. Barrineau attended as a state officer for the SCISSA Board. Eaddy Osteen, Reilly Ray, Breanna Boykin, John Lewis Scurry, Isabella Harris, and Walton Jolly attended as well, representing the LMA Executive Council.

LMA 2019 Homecoming Court Winners

Posted October 1, 2019

Despite the rain, the 2019 LMA Homecoming festivities proceeded with minor adjustments. Thank you to the LMA Student Council and advisors, Mrs. Paula Johnson and Mrs. Ashton Reeser, for sponsoring Homecoming 2019. They are to be commended for their willingness and success at adapting to the weather.

Miss Reilly Ray was crowned as LMA's 2019 Homecoming Queen. Miss Isabella Harris was awarded 1st Runner Up, and Miss Breanna Boykin was awarded 2nd Runner Up. 

Congratulations to these young ladies and to all the 2019 Homecoming Court representatives.

Miss LMA 2020 Sat. 2/1/2020

Updated October 19, 2019

Important dates on the Swampcat calendar include Cat Fest on Saturday, November 2nd. 2019's Cat Fest will be held on Billy Chitwood Field from 6:00 to 10:00pm and will include a variety of fantastic food, family-friendly games, and a spook-tacular hayride. Please join us as we enjoy food and fellowship.

Miss LMA 2020 will be held on Saturday, February 1, 2020. We are honored to have Miss South Carolina, Morgan Nichols, assisting with our pageant festivities this year. Mark your calendars and save the date!

LMA's First Ever Girls Golf Team

Posted September 9, 2019

The LMA Inaugural Girls Golf Team beat Wilson Hall 188 to 250 on Monday, September 3rd. The LMA Lady Cats had two girls who shot a fantastic 2 under par 34: number one seed Lexi Bennett and number two seed Autumn Carey. Coach Gary Bennett is very excited about the young Lady Cats golfers. Congratulations Lady Cats!

Lady Cats left to right: Carol Anne Briggs, Lexi Bennett, Caroline Prothro, Autumn Carey, Anna Kay Beane, & Olivia Danback

Senior Yearbook Order, Senior Portraits, & Senior Ad Information

Posted September 2, 2019

Senior directory information along with a baby photo is due by Monday, September 9th.

Click here for more information:

2019-2020 Senior Directory/Photo Information
*Due 9/9/19

Senior Portrait dates are scheduled for September 25th and September 26th. Spencer's Photography will be set up in the Johnson Center from 2pm until 6pm on these days. There will be no makeup days for senior portraits, and there is a $20 sitting fee for each senior. Seniors will be able to schedule their appointments beginning on September 4th. 

Payment for Senior Ad orders with Palmetto Yearbooks is due on September 30th (after 9/30, a late fee will incur). Photos and materials are due by November 30th. Download the 2019-2020 Senior Ad packet here for more information:

2019-2020 Senior Ad Packet
*Payment due 9/30/19 (late fee applies after)
*Materials due 11/30/19

Senior yearbook orders are due by Tuesday, December 18th.  The cost is $66 and includes name personalization on the cover. Please contact Jessica McFaddin at jmcfaddin@lmaedu.org with any questions.

LMA's STEM Program

Posted September 2, 2019

The new STEM Lab for K5-6th grades is underway at LMA! The students have been learning about engineering, team work, following directions, and developing skills in active listening as well as creativity. We would like to thank everyone who collected and donated items to our lab this summer. If you are interested in helping with our soon-approaching Homecoming Project or any other future projects, please contact Rebekka Taylor at rtaylor@lmaedu.org.

Laurence Manning Academy Voted Best of Clarendon

Posted September 2, 2019

Laurence Manning Academy was voted The Item's Best of Clarendon for Best Private School and Best PreSchool by The Item readers. Congratulations to our LMA faculty, staff, and family!

Upcoming Events


Please visit the Athletics page for updated schedules of all Laurence Manning Academy athletic events.

15 November

State Semi-Finals

LMA Swampcats -vs- Ben Lippen


19 Nov


Make sure you order a cap, gown, tassel, and diploma cover.

12:30-3:00 PM

21 Nov


25 Nov

8:15am - Junior Ring Ceremony

26 Nov

School Half-Day

27-29 Nov

Thanksgiving Break

No School

19-20 Dec

Exams - Grades 6-12

11:30 Dismissal

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