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KCSD administrator named to Winthrop board

A Kershaw County School District (KCSD) administrator has been appointed to serve on the Winthrop University Board of School Trustees.

April 15, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


KCSD won't make up two snow days

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees has voted to accept the state's forgiveness of two inclement weather days. According to the updated calendar, May 26-27 will be half-days for students. May 27 will also be the last day for students.

April 11, 2011 | | Education


Team Doby's Mill

Doby's Mill Elementary School hosted a mini Relay for Life on a recent half-day of school. Students who brought in $1 to support finding a cure for cancer were allowed to wear a hat all day and walk on the school's fitness trail during their Related Arts period. Participants include Rebecca Thrall's third-grade class, with Tech Lab teacher Amanda Raper. More than $400 was raised for Relay for Life through this event.

April 11, 2011 | | Education


Junior Beta

Forty-four Lugoff Elementary School fifth-graders were inducted into the National Junior Beta Club. These students were selected based on the high academic achievement they obtained in the classroom and on standardized tests during the fourth grade year in school. The mission of the Junior Beta Club is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students. Lugoff Elementary's officers are the following: Justin Dorton, president; Natalie Marshall, vice president; Cameron Payne, secretary; and Emily Seay, treasurer. Other members include Mark Alexander,Tyler Bagwell, Daulton Bray, Brice Brittain, Haley Cearley, Ben Chaplin ...

April 11, 2011 | | Education


A hometown feel

When Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan asked North Central High School (NCHS) Principal Worth Thomasson if he knew of any former Bethune High School teachers, Thomasson didn't really think anything out of the ordinary.

April 11, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


Junior prospectors

Midway Elementary School third-graders including Ana Lucena and Jeffry Moody learned about properties of rocks and minerals and how to use those properties (like hardness, color, shape, luster) to identify them as part of a science unit of study. The students were treated to a mobile mining experience to cap their study when Diamond Del's Gem Mining Adventure visited the school. Each student was given a tray which they rinsed and searched for rocks and minerals, taking any that they found back to class to identify. Fourth- and fifth-graders were invited to participate, too. Each child was able to ...

April 11, 2011 | | Education


Weighing in

It looked like all fun and games as Melissa Smith's third-graders bounced from station to station weighing themselves, book bags, books, and jackets, but Wateree Elementary students Wade McIntyre, Davis Turbyfill, Logan Butler, and Gauge Peavy were actually learning about weight and scales from student teacher Christen Pruett.

April 11, 2011 | | Education


Honor rolls announced at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School has reported its third-week honor rolls.

April 11, 2011 | | Education


TSA honor students recognized

A number of Kershaw County students earned academic recognitions at Thomas Sumter Academy.

April 08, 2011 | | Education


School menus -- April 11-15, 2011

The following are menus for Kershaw County schools for the week of April 11-15:

April 08, 2011 | | Education


Adult ed director, two principals leaving

Two Kershaw County School District (KCSD) principals and a district administrator will not return to the school district next year.

April 08, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


School budget not out of woods yet

The Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) 2011-12 budget is "much more favorable than expected."

April 06, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


Katey on the go!

Katey Lee Mosier's going to Disney World!

April 01, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


ATEC LPN program to end

The licensed practical nursing (LPN) program at the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Applied Technical Education Campus (ATEC) will close its doors in favor of Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) offering first-year LPN classes at the east Camden campus.

April 01, 2011 | Ashley Ford | Education


'Cap on Drugs'

March 30, 2011 | | Education


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 19, 2018 | | 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

October 09, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Education


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