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KCSD revamps SEAGUL program

The Kershaw County School District will offer more classes for eighth-grade SEAGUL students as part of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' five-year gifted education plan. Trustees expressed hope the new curriculum for SEAGUL -- Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning -- will maintain student interest to keep them from dropping out of the program during the school year.

April 12, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD’s Walker named STAR teacher

Kershaw County School District's 2011-2012 District Teacher of the Year (DTOY) and 2012-2013 S.C. Honor Roll Teacher (HRT) Helen Walker was selected as one of ten South Carolina educators to participate in Strategies for Teacher Advancement and Renewal (STAR) in March.

April 03, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Lugoff-Elgin Middle School awards 8th grade science fair winners

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.

April 03, 2013 | | Education


Kershaw County School District to hold budget meetings

Kershaw County School District employees and the local community are invited to learn more about the school district's 2013-14 budget and provide feedback. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the budget proposal, answer questions and receive suggestions.

March 29, 2013 | | Education


Girls on the run

Lugoff Elementary School (LES) is boosting self-esteem and body confidence with their recently formed Girls on the Run program.

March 29, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


BADD Club brings program to help students ‘arrive alive’

Camden High School (CHS) students may think they know what happens if they text while driving. A program brought to the school by the CHS' Bulldogs Against Destruction Decisions (BADD) Club showed them not only what texting and driving is like, but drinking and driving as well. CHS administrators are hoping Monday's appearance by UNITE's Arrive Alive tour will help keep Kershaw County roads safer and shine a light on the dangers of texting or driving while intoxicated.

March 27, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


School board begins budget work for Kershaw County

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees began the process of delegating a preliminary $69 million budget for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Tuesday.

March 22, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


School News - March 20, 2013

Cadet Collins M. Gundling of Camden, has earned a position on the 2014 Summerall Guards, a silent drill platoon at The Citadel.

March 20, 2013 | | Education


BDK’s Turner is KCSD Principal of the Year

Baron DeKalb (BDK) Elementary School Principal Betty Turner may not have had a straight path to her current position, but the winding road has led her to become Kershaw County School District's 2013-2014 Principal of the Year.

March 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD robotics team finishes in the top 10 in state

The Kershaw County (KC) Robotics team -- comprised of 10 local high school students -- was ranked 9th out of 65 teams overall in the FIRST(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) First Robotics Competition, Ultimate Ascent, in Myrtle Beach, earlier this month.

March 18, 2013 | | Education


KCSD to begin 2013-14 budget process Tuesday

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan will present the Kershaw County School Board of Trustees with the first rough draft of the district's 2013-2014 budget Tuesday night.

March 18, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Former superintendent Dr. Herb Berg earns AASA award

Former Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Herbert Berg recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

March 13, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education




School news - March 8, 2013

Andrea E. Fannin, an exercise and sport science major from Lugoff, SC, has made the President's List at Coastal Carolina University for the Fall 2012 term. To qualify for the President's List, students must earn a 4.0 grade point average. All students must be enrolled full time.

March 08, 2013 | | Education


Midway celebrates 90th year

Lots of laughter and cheerful hearts graced the halls of Midway Elementary School (MES) Tuesday evening as the school celebrated its 90th anniversary with alumni and Kershaw County School District (KCSD) personnel.

March 08, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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History champs

Two North Central Middle School (NCMS) students will compete in the National History Bee 8th Grade National Finals in Atlanta, June 1-4. Tyler Phillips, left ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Colleges honor area students

Jeffrey Cobble of Lugoff has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2016/2017 ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Anne-Marie Branham, Hannah Collier and Brooke Galdeen recently received the 2017 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The S.C. General Assembly Women's Caucus awards ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Area students graduate from the Citadel

The following Kershaw County area student received degrees during the Citadel's graduation ceremonies held May 6 in McAlister Field House:

May 19, 2017 | | Education


CHS student council is tops in state

A weekend in April marked some firsts for the student council of Camden High School (CHS). For the first time ever, the S.C. Student ...

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Schools budget in ‘suspended animation’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) administrators and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees were unable to take any further action on its proposed Fiscal ...

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Jordan to be new PTHS assistant principal

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently selected Amy Jordan to serve as the assistant principal for Pine Tree Hill Elementary starting with the ...

May 19, 2017 | | Education


Walking trail may be installed at NCHS

As part of his ongoing series of updates on referenda-approved construction projects, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Director of Operations Billy Smith will ask the ...

May 16, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CCTC pins nurses, pharmacy techs

Central Carolina Technical College's Health Sciences Division pinned nine pharmacy technicians and 48 nurses during two pinning ceremonies. The Pharmacy Technician ceremony was held ...

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Elgin student inducted into national honor society

Spartanburg Methodist College student Olivia P. Burley of Elgin was recently inducted into Psi Beta, the national Psychology honor society for students at two-year colleges.

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Jackson School drums up character

The drums banged, the maracas shook, the vibraphones rang and dozens of 5th Grade voices sang out to the rhythm about respect.

May 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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