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Sixteen KCSD teachers earn National Board Certification

Sixteen Kershaw County educators have been certified or recertified with the highest credential available in the teaching profession, bringing the total number of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees who are National Board Certified to 113.

January 23, 2018 | | Education

School make up day will be April 9

All Kershaw County School District students will make up the Wednesday, Jan. 17 school day missed for inclement weather on Monday, April 9, which was approved as a weather make-up day on the 2017/18 school calendar.

January 23, 2018 | | Education

Feature Photos: Learning is 'SNOW' much fun!

Kindergarten students from Julie Pigg's class at Bethune Elementary School completed their study of snow by "making" snow with Principal Estelle Benson.

January 23, 2018 | | Education

KCSD superintendent retiring June 30

After 11 years, Dr. Frank Morgan will leave his post as superintendent of the Kershaw County School District (KCSD).

January 19, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Trustees get KCSD budget overview

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees began the long process of developing its Fiscal Year 2019 budget on Tuesday night with Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan providing an overview of both the budget process and the issues with which trustees will have to contend.

January 19, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

School board meets again tonight

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will meet again tonight, one week after its annual daytime organizational meeting where the Rev. Dr. James P. Smith, pastor of St. Paul United Methodist Church was elected chairman.

January 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

KCSD teacher career fair scheduled for Jan. 27

Kershaw County School District will host its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair for certified teacher applicants on Jan. 27, 2018, at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

January 16, 2018 | | Education

L-EMS named to 2018 SC-SIC Honor Roll

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School's (L-EMS) School Improvement Council (SIC) is one of 19 from public schools in the state to be named to the S.C. SIC (SC-SIC) 2018 Honor Roll for its significant efforts to foster civic engagement in public education.

January 16, 2018 | | Education

Art and Geometry

Recently Pam Horton's Honors Geometry classes had two special guests: Mrs. Donna Royson and Ms.Cindy Bundrick. These ladies helped students make a real-life connection to transformations. The class spent time talking about how quilts were made and how reflections, rotations and translations affect the look of quilts. The students got the opportunity to create their own quilt squares from start to finish. The completed quilt squares were made into this class quilt. Shown standing from left are Pam Horton, Donna Royson, Leanna Bowling, Malachi Matthews, Jessica Ni, Michelle Chilson, Will Morris, Jonathan Collins, Gabe Locks, Cameron D'Agostino ...

January 16, 2018 | | Education

Area students achieve academic honors

Southern Wesleyan University announced dean's list for the fall 2017 semester. The following students earned a GPA of 3.5 or higher on all work attempted (12 hours or more) during the fall 2017 semester, with no grade for any single course below 3.0: Brynna Chestnut, a Psychology major from Camden; and David Crandall, Applied Computer Science and John Gallagher, Business Administration, from Lugoff.

January 16, 2018 | | Education

Smith, Halley are school board chair, vice chair

The Rev. Dr. James P. Smith is the new chairman of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. Trustee Ron Blackmon, in his last act as the board's former chair, nominated Smith, who was elected unanimously during a special daytime meeting on Tuesday morning. Smith, who is the senior pastor of St. Matthew United Methodist Church, won Seat 5 in June 2016 defeating the incumbent trustee, Louis Clyburn by a two to one margin.

January 12, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

DMES’ Catoe becomes state early learning/literacy director

Ginger Catoe is leaving her position as principal at Doby's Mill Elementary School to become the S.C. Department of Education's director of early learning and literacy. Catoe recently learned of the appointment to her new job.

January 12, 2018 | | Education

KCBST to elect chairman, officers at morning meeting

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will elect its chairman, vice chairman and chaplain during a special organizational meeting at 10 a.m. today. The board usually meets on the first and third Tuesdays of the month, but -- in accordance with state law -- holds a daytime meeting at the beginning of the year to take care of such business.

January 09, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

L-EHS students raise $17,000

Surrounded by dozens of wrapped presents, a Harley-style Santa sat on his motorcycle waving to students, as they filed into the gym for the annual Holiday Hopes assembly on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The students at Lugoff Elgin High School and select classes from West Wateree elementary schools gathered to celebrate the spirit of the holiday season.

December 26, 2017 | | Education

Blaney Teacher of the Year

Blaney Elementary School (BES) students celebrated its new Teacher of the Year and Arbor Day.

December 26, 2017 | | Education

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WES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

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March 20, 2018 | | Education

Board receives information on high school credentials

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees heard a presentation about "occupational diplomas" during its March 6 meeting.

March 16, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Education

Election Day will be KCSC school holiday

Based on a recent memo from the S.C. Department of Education, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees made a change to the 2018-19 ...

March 16, 2018 | | Education

Stover Middle School announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Leslie M. Stover Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

MPES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School recently announced honor roll for the second nine week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

CHS, other schools participate in walkouts

Most of Camden High School's (CHS) student body walked out of their second block classrooms at 10 a.m. Wednesday. In a mostly orderly ...

March 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Community to be involved in superintendent search

The search for a new superintendent to lead the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has begun, and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is ...

March 13, 2018 | | Education

LES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Lugoff Elementary School recently announced honor rolls for the second nine week period.

March 13, 2018 | | Education

BES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Blaney Elementary School recently announced honor rolls for the second nine week period.

March 13, 2018 | | Education

Matia Goodwin is 2018 KCSD Principal of the Year

Jackson School Principal Matia Goodwin was named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2018 Principal of the Year today. Goodwin was selected after a vote of ...

March 09, 2018 | | Education

Blaney principal taking job in Spartanburg County

Blaney Elementary School Principal Ed Yount will become principal at Woodruff Elementary School in Spartanburg County starting July 1.

March 09, 2018 | | Education

CMA cadets earn Gold Star honors

The following cadets below were recently awarded a gold star at a parade and recognition ceremony. In order to qualify for the Gold Star a ...

March 09, 2018 | | Education


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