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Knights To Nomads: Mt. Pisgah (Where We Came From)

Itโ€™s important to know where youโ€™re going.

Itโ€™s more important to not forget where you came from.

All of us end up Knights now. But we didnโ€™t all start that way.

Some of us were Patriots.

Some of us never attended the middle school and went straight from our respective elementary schools straight to seventh grade at North Central. Straight to being a Knight.

I wonder what the new consolidated elementary school mascot will be?

A lot of us started out as Rams at Mt. Pisgah. I did.

This was posted by Miles Gardner on May 23, 2019:

In the early 1920’s, a rural high school was established at the western edge of the Mt. Pisgah community, bordering Buffalo. Before that, rural children had to come into Kershaw (and usually board there with relatives or friends) for the last (then) two years of school. Only a very few did so. The new school’s working name for some time was Carjolley, an amalgam of the surnames of its three trustees. Mt. Pisgah High School lasted until consolidation in 1979, but for most of its history its premier sport was basketball. Here is a team from c. 1936-37.

In 2024 Mt. Pisgah, still functioning as an elementary school, will be 100 years old.

I think that by that time the last Ram will have left those halls. Itโ€™s sad and we hate to see it go. But things move on.

Progress. You donโ€™t have to like it, but you have to accept it sometimes.

Mt. Pisgah 2020 (Seegars)

Never forget where you came from and who you were. It makes you who you are.

Seegars

Knights To Nomads: Interlude

So weโ€™re at a stall in the story. Nothing going on at all out on site this week. I have reached out to the Kershaw County School District to try and find out if I should get a picture of what itโ€™s going to look like, or a peek at the plans. So today I strung together some of the old footage and included a short flyby of where were at today. Enjoy.

A lot of wind today and I think I have a warped propeller on the drone so that needs looking into.

Seegars

Knights To Nomads Part 10: The Gym

This weeks video is short. We are coming to the end of the old structure and it has taken a little over ten weeks for the demolition. I wonder if we will see a new building by the end of summer 2021?

It would be great for the students to return to The Castle at the beginning of a new school year.

Either way, when they do start the new building Iโ€™m going to be their filming it go up.

Thatโ€™s it. Thatโ€™s the post.

Seegars

Knights To Nomads: Part 9

I was lucky to get video today because the higher I got the more wind warnings I received. But I went on because, letโ€™s face it, Iโ€™m not that smart.

The demolition has continued on and theyโ€™re coming up into the locker rooms at the old gym. When the gym falls this week (Iโ€™m supposing it will happen this week) the original Castle will be gone.

I noticed that the old slab floors are being torn out. This means a whole new footprint. I would LOVE to see the plans for the new school!

Anyway, you didnโ€™t come here to read my ramblings.

Hereโ€™s the vid.

(Sorry about the volume this week. It was a quick edit and forgot about the volume.)

Seegars

Knights To Nomads Part 5

The wife shared a post by Chad Dixon today and Iโ€™m glad someone else is interested in this like I am.

This is a part of our shared history, Knights. This will not return in the same form with the old spirit. No, the new Knights will have to build on a past that has lost its foundation. I would say pardon the pun but the foundation is all thatโ€™s left, really.

Theyโ€™ll keep it going and so will I.

Thanks for reading and watching.

Seegars

Knights To Nomads Pt. 4

Iโ€™m sitting here waiting on video to upload to YouTube.

Thereโ€™s not a lot to show this week. The major part of the original building on the northern end of the school has been mostly torn down. That would be the area of the school bus port.

I didnโ€™t think this would bother me much but Iโ€™m slowly watching a part of me die. I spent some terrifying but great times in that building. I remember how intimidating it was for me my first day there. And now, itโ€™s gone.

Nothing lasts forever.

Seegars

Orange Gatorade

I stopped at a convenience store this afternoon on the way home that I stop by quite often.

One, I needed an orange Gatorade.

Two, thereโ€™s an interesting old house across the street and Iโ€™ve been carrying the Mavic Mini pretty much everywhere with me because, well, ya never know.

The house has been there far longer than I have. Recently cleared tress revealed it to me a couple of months ago. Like I said, I needed the Gatorade, so while I was inside I asked the manager if she minded me taking off from the end of the parking lot and with an affirmative from her, I took off.

It will change and Iโ€™ll get to watch it happen.

Itโ€™s interesting to me how nature takes over a place only to be beaten back by winter to reveal what it has done and then have another go all over again.

Iโ€™ll be drinking a lot of orange Gatorade.

Seegars

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