Thanks to a better revenue forecast, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials now believe it will be able to retain an assistant principal at Camden Middle School (CMS), hire a new assistant principal for Jackson School and fill a part-time band program position at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EMS).
Voting will change lives, said Dr. Lonnie Randolph Jr., president of South Carolina State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
A school turned art gallery. Avant-garde. Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) art teacher Holly Stiles turned L-EMS into an art gallery to showcase sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade art work. A long hallway with Jackson Pollock-inspired work led to a rotunda featuring a white shirt project. Other halls featured work inspired by South Carolinian artist Enid Williams; Jasper Johns, Kara Walker, author Dave Eggers, Andy Warhol, and the life ...
Fifth Judicial Circuit Family Court Judge Dana Morris inaugurated seven Kershaw County citizens as arbitrators for Kershaw County's Youth Arbitration Program April 26.
A perspective of herself as a teenager in school and a passion for her career led to Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) English teacher Nicole Schnibben to be named the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) 2012 Teacher of the Year. Schnibben received the accolade during Monday night's KCSD Teacher of the Year banquet at Camden High School (CHS).
Who says good penmanship is a thing of the past?
Religion is one of those topics that is fun to discuss because people are so intransigent. It's the one topic I like to go too far with because it can be so divisive, when the goal is to unite.
A circuit court judge denied bond Thursday morning to a Cassatt man charged with murder after fatally wounding his brother Tuesday afternoon.
Family as a support system appeared to be a theme at Monday evening's 17th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team Banquet at Bethesda Baptist Church. Upchurch & Jowers and the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) honored the 31 best and the brightest high school seniors in the county. The academic team is made up of the top 10 students from each of Kershaw County's three high schools, as well ...
A Kershaw County magistrate judge denied bond for a Lugoff couple arrested this week for abuse and neglect of a 4-year-old child.
Can you imagine a journey from Earth to Mars? What would it feel like, look like, or even sound like? Mary Lee Taylor-Kinosian, violinist with The Upton Trio, took a guess for the ensemble's 2012 education project: the History of America's Space Program. Taylor-Kinosian composed a 21-minute "multi-movement" chamber piece that embodied the journey of NASA's "Range Rover" from Earth to Mars. The piece was ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan found three "areas of concern" that would affect plans for the 2012-2013 school year. Morgan discussed those concerns with the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at its meeting Tuesday.
Kershaw County's support of the Kershaw County Special Olympics is growing each year.
Two former Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Teachers of the Year have added their names to a small list of classroom teachers that have obtained doctoral degrees. Dr. Holly Sullivan and Dr. Wendy Campbell earned Teacher of the Year (TOY) titles in the 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 school years, respectively.
Earlier this week I said to my co-workers, "I don't know how people stay married for so long; I get tired of people after a few months." They laughed, I laughed; it's sad, but true.
Kelly Services will provide contract substitute teachers to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). However, the vote to do so was split, 5-4, among members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at their meeting Tuesday.
I'm planning my first trip to New York in June and I am so excited!
The S.C. Highway Patrol (SCHP) arrested a third suspect in an Elgin hit-and-run case from earlier this year.
The Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) charged two men and a woman, all of Camden, with drug possession after placing their home under surveillance for several months.
S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond gave North Central Middle School (NCMS) students an overview of his position within the state of South Carolina.
A second arrest was made in the case of a fatal hit-and-run in Elgin on March 1. 26-year-old Jesus Corona Cabal, of Columbia, was charged with accessory after the fact for helping the driver involved in the hit and run "destroy" the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse that hit and killed Derk Lawrence Maricle of Lugoff, S.C. Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. Brent Kelly said.
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