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NCMS holds mock election

The Kershaw County Election Commission partnered with North Central Middle School to pull off a very successful Mock Student Election which was held in the school library on Thursday, Nov. 1. Ten actual voting booths, borrowed from the Election Commission, were set up for students who simultaneously participated in a larger National Student Mock Election through vote.myvoicemyelection.org. Here, pictured from left to right, are sixth grade social studies students, preparing to vote, in Mr. Pollock's class: Brainna Bell, Regan Atkinson and McKenna Arrants.

November 07, 2012 | | Education


Unplug’d ’12

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Librarian Betsy Long spent a weekend in with no electricity with her online friends in August.

November 05, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Baron DeKalb Elementary receives money for books

On Oct. 30, Target donated $500 to Baron DeKalb Elementary School along with a gift card for $225. The money will go towards books for Baron DeKalb Elementary school's media center. Patty Liegh, Baron DeKalb Elementary school librarian, plans to purchase hard-back books as well as accelerated reader books, and books requested by students and teachers with the donation money. "We want them to read for the love of reading ... without partnerships like this we couldn't have the books we have," said Liegh. Pictured from left to right are Autumn Barrett, a 5th grader; Shalonda Townsend, operational group ...

November 05, 2012 | | Education


Local schools see ‘change in culture’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has introduced Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) into the KCSD middle schools this year after measureable success with PBIS at the elementary school level.

November 02, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


USC, KCSD team up for social work

Three University of South Carolina (USC) Masters of Social Work students are doing their first year field study in three Kershaw County School District Schools.

October 29, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD could maintain own bus system

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and other school districts across the state are awaiting news that can severely impact next year's budget. The S.C. General Assembly has decided it can no longer maintain South Carolina's school bus system at the state level, so they want the school districts to take on the responsibility.

October 26, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Bethune Elementary hosts Millie Chaplin

Millie Chaplin, from the Lowcountry of South Carolina, was the artist in residence at Bethune Elementary School during the week of Sept. 24 - 28. Chaplin brought with her a love of storytelling, puppetry, dress-up and her knowledge of colonial life to the students. During her week at Bethune elementary, the students made puppets, corn-husk dolls, puppetry settings, and experienced the types of games that colonial children played.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


Jackson School starts school garden, Garden Day kick off set for Saturday

Jackson School students will be "getting their hands dirty" this school year as they plant and maintain their own school garden.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


SEAGUL students build paper cities

Kershaw County School District's Special Educational Activities Geared for Unique Learning (SEAGUL) students recently took a field study to Clemson University where they worked in small groups, then combined their efforts to form a paper city. Students designed the paper cities at Clemson's School of Architecture.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


CCTC to give scholarship to KCSD adult education graduate

Continuing its support of Kershaw County School District graduates, Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) is offering a full scholarship to the local GED graduate with the highest GED test score.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


KCSD students gain edge with AP, DE

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students are taking more Advanced Placement (AP) and dual enrollment (DE) classes than ever before.

October 22, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Adventures in aquaponics

Camden High School (CHS) Earth science students are continuing their work in the school's aquaponics greenhouse as we head into a colder season.

October 19, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD starts Phase II

The Kershaw County School Board of Trustees laid down their proverbial first brick in the construction of Phase II of the Facilities Equalization Program at their board meeting Tuesday night.

October 19, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD adjusts after millage increase denial

Kershaw County Council's denial of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) millage increase request may leave some wondering how the district will proceed financially and its impact on students.

October 17, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


School news - Oct. 15, 2012

Freshman music major Andrea Nobles, of Camden, is among the 206 participants in Eastern Kentucky University's NOVA program, which serves students with academic potential who are the first in their family to pursue a four-year degree.

October 15, 2012 | | Education


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Lugoff-Elgin High School Band holds equipment fund

The Lugoff-Elgin Band Program is currently experiencing growth in both quality of performance and student participation. Next year, the program anticipates large numbers in each ...

July 19, 2016 | | Education


School News - July 15, 2016

Dana Oree, of Elgin, graduated from Troy University during Term 3 of the 2015/2016 academic year.

July 15, 2016 | | Education


School board sends referenda to election commission

Barring any objections from the S.C. Election Commission (SCEC), Kershaw County voters will see two referenda on November's ballot to fund capital improvement ...

July 15, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Education


King leaves school board to become MES principal

Dr. Charles King is coming home and going back to school, as it were.

July 15, 2016 | Jim Tatum | Education


School board ready to submit referenda for ballot

It's been nearly two months since the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted, 6-3, on the language to be included in two referenda ...

July 12, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


L-EHS reports fourth quarter honor roll

Lugoff-Elgin High School recently announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.

July 12, 2016 | | Education


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