West Florence Sports Medicine

Phone: 843-954-4114


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Health and Exercise Science with a Specialization in Athletic Training M.A. Educational Technology

Mr. Dave Heim

I am an Athletic Trainer and Educator. I received my Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. I have worked as an Athletic Trainer at the collegiate and secondary school levels since 2005. I began Teaching for Florence One Schools in 2014. I have been at West Florence High School since 2011, first serving as the Athletic Trainer before moving to the classroom.

"Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Mahatma Gandhi

“It’s never too late to become who you want to be. I hope you live a life that you’re proud of, and if you find that you’re not, I hope you have the strength to start over.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald 

Student Resource Page

Word of the Day


Definition: An official emissary, especially an official representative of the pope.
Synonyms: official emissary

Daily Grammar Lesson

Idiom of the Day

wit's end

A state of distress that is reached when someone has no more patience. Often used in the phrase "at wit's end" or "at (one's) wit's end."

This Day in History

Quote of the Day
It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.
(620 BC-560 BC)

Word Trivia

Today's topic: noon

high noon - Exactly 12 noon. More...

luncheon - An extension of the word lunch, based on nuncheon, "a drink taken at noon." More...

noon - Derived from the Latin word nona, "ninth," as it originally meant the ninth hour after sunrise, about 3 p.m. More...

post meridiem - The expansion of p.m., from Latin, meaning "after noon" (1647). More...


Match each word in the left column with its antonym (opposite) on the right. When finished, click Answer to see the results. Good luck!