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Celebrating good behavior

With food, fun and games, Midway Elementary School celebrated an achievement Principal Charles King said he has not experienced at any other school where he has served as an administrator: No disciplinary referrals during the first nine weeks of school. King and reading coach, Sherri Johnson said they attributed the fact that not a single student had to be referred to their offices for disciplinary purposes during the first nine weeks to the students themselves. "These are the most open, accepting kids I've ever worked with," King said. Johnson agreed, also complimenting their families for teaching them to say ...

October 30, 2018 | | Education


KCSD’s mock eLearning day set for Nov. 20

With one month to go before a mock eLearning Day, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is ramping up preparations to test its ability to connect teachers and students at times when extreme weather or other conditions make being at school impossible.

October 19, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Walker is semi-finalist for Grammy Music Education Award

Doby's Mill Elementary School music teacher Helen Walker is one of 25 music teachers from across the country to be selected as a semifinalist for the 2019 Music Educator Award by the Recording Academy and the Grammy Museum.

October 19, 2018 | | Education


KCSD students outperform state on career exams

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students outperformed the state average on South Carolina's latest career readiness assessment but fell behind in three of the four end-of-course exams in results released today by the SC Department of Education.

October 19, 2018 | | Education


Short agenda for school board

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will meet today at 6 p.m. for its second meeting of the month.

October 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Authors deliver motivational message to L-EHS students

Authors and USC alumni Langston Moore and Preston Thorne visited Lugoff-Elgin High School Oct. 4 to share the message from their children's book #JustaChicken with students. Before the school-wide assembly, select student athletes were able to have breakfast with the authors. Then, during the assembly, Moore and Thorne talked to the students about the importance of approaching life with a grateful attitude as well as setting goals and living life on purpose.

October 12, 2018 | | Education


S.C. Governor’s School now accepting applications

The South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities, a public, residential high school for artistically-talented students, is now accepting applications for the 2019-2020 school year and summer programs. All South Carolina residents in grades 6-11 are eligible to apply online at www.SCGSAH.org.

October 09, 2018 | | Education


KCSD finalizing new school transitions

Students and teachers of Camden, Lugoff and Wateree Elementary Schools are expecting to start the second half of the school year in brand-new buildings when they return from Christmas break on Jan. 7. So, with three new schools rapidly approaching completion, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is working to finalize plans to make the transitions to new facilities as seamless as possible.

October 09, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Education


A ‘plum’ reward

The plums disappeared quickly.

October 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Boys & Girls Clubs officially established

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands recently established the Boys & Girls Clubs of Kershaw County.

October 02, 2018 | | Education


KCSD Teacher Career Fair set for Oct. 27

The Kershaw County School District will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair for certified teacher applicants on Oct. 27 at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

October 02, 2018 | | Education


College News - Oct. 2, 2018

Craig Carter of Lugoff, was among the 61 cadets named to the Citadel's South Carolina Corps of Cadets President's List for the 2018 spring semester. The President's List is one of the most distinguished cadet awards presented by the Citadel. The list is a combination of the dean's list and the Commandant's Distinguished List and is composed of cadets who contribute the most to their companies while maintaining excellent military and academic records.

October 02, 2018 | | Education


Short agenda on tap for school board tonight

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' agenda for its meeting tonight is a relatively short one.

October 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


College News - Sept. 25, 2018

With the expansion of its Kershaw County campus earlier this year, Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) has been able to increase course offerings in the industrial engineering and technology division. In addition to a welding certificate, this fall, students were also able to choose to enroll and complete the following programs: Basic Mechatronics Certificate, Advanced Mechatronics Certificate and Associate Degree in Engineering Design Technology.

September 25, 2018 | | Education


School board hears SC READY report

"Our goal is to get away from 'approaching'… to 'meets' and 'exceeds' (expectations)."

September 21, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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JES announces first quarter honor roll

Jackson Elementary School recently announced its first quarter honor rolls.

November 09, 2018 | | Education


NCHS announces first quarter honor roll

North Central High School recently announced its honor roll for the first quarter.

November 06, 2018 | | Education


NCMS announces first quarter honor roll

North Central Middle School announced its honor rolls for the first quarter of the school year.

November 06, 2018 | | Education


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