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KCSD counselors learn about industrial paths for students

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) counselors spent Wednesday at the district's offices learning about various local industries and the skills those companies need from the local workforce. The counselors even got to play a game similar to a reality TV show.

September 07, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

KCSD looking to improve school libraries

Libraries in Kershaw County school's may be enhanced in the near future thanks to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) having about $500,000 left over from its 2014-15 school year. KCSD Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson said the savings came in part from a flexibility proviso the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved during a recent meeting.

September 04, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Summer winners

ALPHA Center Executive Director Paul Napper (fourth from left) presents Gayle Carter of First Community Bank (FCB) with the ALPHA Center/Jackson Teen Center (JTC) Summer Basektball League Championship trophy. The FCB team won the five-on-five championship Aug. 6. Celebrating, including team members holding individual trophies, are (from left) Dontrell Stradford, JTC Director Brian Mayes, Tyler Geter, Napper, Carter, FCB Team Coach John "Possum" Drakeford, Lareek Stradford and Chris McCoy.

August 31, 2015 | | Education

iPad Mini reading

August 28, 2015 | | Education

ATEC’s Katie Gilson earns state and regional honors

Katie Gilson, agricultural instructor at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC), recently earned the Outstanding Young Member Award from the National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE) for both South Carolina and the Southeast region.

August 28, 2015 | | Education

Kershaw County School District reopens Parent Portal

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is reopening its PowerSchool Parent Portal, an online system for parents to view their students' attendance and grade information.

August 26, 2015 | | Education

L-EHS, CHS raise more than $60,000 for UWKC

Pictured are Camden High School (CHS) Student Body President Carlos Williams (left) and Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Student Body President Tripp Keffee (right) holding a $67,144 check for the United Way of Kershaw County (UWKC). Students from both schools raised the $67,144 total during the first week of school, leading up to Friday's CHS v. L-EHS football game. L-EHS led the way in donations by contributing more than $40,000. "We worked with lots of different clubs, businesses and students. This was a team effort and it is really neat to see everyone come together for one ...

August 26, 2015 | | Education

School suppliers

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Prinicpal Ginger Catoe (first row, far right) and Asst. Principal John Folder thank soldiers of the 5th Battalion/218th Regiment from McCrady Training Center for bringing supplies to the school in July. Soldiers helping to bring in supplies were (as identified by DMES officials) Instructor Staff Sgt. Lewis and staff sergeants Crumblin, Whalen, Faulkner, Jermias, Averett, Sutton, Johnon, Bull, Barber and Macheel.

August 21, 2015 | | Education

Clemson student from Bethune competes in national agribiz quiz bowl

Matthew McCaskill of Bethune and a team of Clemson University agribusiness students recently competed in a national quiz bowl competition at the annual meeting of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association in San Francisco.

August 21, 2015 | | Education

‘Terrific, excellent’ first day of school, says Morgan

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan's wife recently told him he tends to say the same thing every year about the first days of school.

August 21, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Back to school!

In these pictures, Kershaw County School District teachers and students celebrate the first day of school Monday for the 2015-16 school year.

August 19, 2015 | | Education

KC youth attend Boys, Girls State

Kershaw County students who attended this year's Palmetto Boys and Girls State programs attend a joint picnic at the State House. Kershaw County's American Legion posts and auxiliary units -- 17, 195 and 203 -- sponsored the youth to attend what is one of the most prestigious programs for rising seniors in the state. Anderson College served as the site for Palmetto Boys State, while Presbyterians College served as the Palmetto Girls State site. Both programs took place June 7-13. Gathered for the picnic (from left) are students Thomas Marshall, Serena Hayes, Larkin Kelly and Jaylen Nelson; S.C. Ladies ...

August 19, 2015 | | Education

Winthrop professor receives award established by Camden’s LaRoche

A Winthrop University associate professor recently received an award established by Dr. Jane H. LaRoche of Camden.

August 19, 2015 | | Education

School News - Aug. 17, 2015

Senior Ericka Contreras, a communications major from Cassatt was recently honored as the first graduate of Coker College's Honors Program.

August 17, 2015 | | Education

New school year starts today in Kershaw County

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students return to classes today for the 2015-16 school year. Many students got a sneak peek at their new classrooms late last week as schools hosted open houses or "meet and greets" for children and their parents.

August 17, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

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Midway announces honor roll

Midway Elementary School recently announced its 1st Marking Period Honor Roll.

December 01, 2015 | | Education

L-EHS Choir to host Renaissance Madrigal Dinner

The diverse talents of Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will host a Renaissance Madrigal Dinner, recreating the regal elegance of the Renaissance through costumes, feast and ...

December 01, 2015 | | Education

Mt. Pisgah lists honor roll

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the 1st Quarter of the school year.

December 01, 2015 | | Education

Proposed 2016-17 KCSD calendar would start school Aug. 15

A proposed 2016-17 school year calendar for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) would have students return to classrooms on Aug. 15, the earliest date ...

November 27, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Stover Middle lists honor roll

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

November 27, 2015 | | Education


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