Tonight, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and KCSD Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson are scheduled to make a report to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on projected enrollment growth and local funding.
A number of local students were recently named to the Clemson University Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.
In 2016, the School Improvement Council of Camden High School (CHS) created the CHS Hall of Fame to honor alumni whose accomplishments, deeds and character exemplify outstanding achievement in their life's work and/or service to their community. This award may also honor individuals who did not graduate from CHS, but who have significantly and consistently contributed to the school's work and mission. Graduates of Jackson High School may also be nominated for this award. Nominations will be kept confidential.
Students will start school this fall a little earlier than originally planned -- Thursday, Aug. 17, to be exact.
Unlike plans for the proposed new Camden and Lugoff elementary schools, it does not look like Wateree Elementary School (WES) will be constructed as a two-story facility.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) agriculture students attended the annual FFA State Legislators Appreciation Day in Columbia Feb. 22 as part of National FFA Week which is celebrated the week of George Washington's birthday.
Hundreds of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) school bus drivers took an oath Feb. 17 to do everything they can to combat bullying on their buses. Taking the oath was the culmination of a months-long partnership with The ALPHA Center. The ALPHA Center helped drivers to identify types of bullying, what to do if they suspect bullying is going on, how bullying affects students and tips drivers can use to intervene in or prevent bullying.
For their National Honor Society (NHS) project in February, four Lugoff-Elgin High School students delivered bottled water; Gatorade; granola bars; chewing gum; and crackers and snacks and candy to the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office. The students made individual bags containing these items to hand out to deputies.
On the evening of Feb. 21, members of the Kershaw County Board of Trustees watched green bars gradually fill up entire weeks on PowerPoint slides of the current school year calendar. Each of the bars represented a day of state testing teachers must administer and students must take.
Mary Margaret Primrose Green of Camden has been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the Fall 2016 semester. Green is a Junior Psychology major with a Communications minor. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must achieve a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale.
Congratulations to Rylee Carraway, a 5th grade student in Mrs. Carolyn Clippard's class from Wateree Elementary School. Rylee's Black History Month Project was recently selected the overall district winner for fifth grade. Rylee's research project was on A'ja Wilson.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan expressed skepticism of a recently updated proposal by the S.C. Education Oversight Committee (EOC) to create a "one report card system" for school accountability. Morgan is so skeptical, he has even written a letter to the county's legislative delegation saying the "proposal needs close scrutiny by legislators." It is a proposal, he told the delegation, with "significant flaws."
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will hear a presentation during its meeting tonight about a proposed combined accountability/report system developed by the S.C. Education Oversight Committee (EOC). The S.C. General Assembly directed the EOC to develop the proposal under legislation passed during its 2016 session. The EOC adopted the proposal in January and it is supposed to meet federal and state requirements.
The North Central High School JROTC is conducting a Service Learning Project to support the veterans at the VA Dorn Hospital by collecting items the ...
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) chapter of FFA will hold its annual spring plant sale April 3 through 7 on the ATEC campus at ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials are sending out a warning: A crisis is coming where, if the district does not receive more funding, student ...
The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:
"Dimplez" and "Havoc" have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.
The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.
Bethune Elementary was the overall winner of the Kershaw County School District's Academic Quiz Bowl for the Kershaw County School District elementary schools. All ...
Wednesday turned out to be a special day at North Central High School (NCHS).
The Kershaw County Adult Education (KCAE) program earned several top state awards -- including the Citizen Leadership Award -- at a recent success luncheon sponsored by the ...
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