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L-EHS football team L.E.A.P.S. to WES

Some Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) football players helped Wateree Elementary School (WES) students start the day recently with a smile by opening car doors and reading to them. The players, part of L.E.A.P.S. (Lugoff-Elgin Athletes Providing Service) are (first picture, from left) Elliot Campbell, Hunter Campbell, Blake Crane, Walker Gainey, Tripp Cox, Cole Armstrong, Wyatt Campbell, Adam Rowson, Lorenzo Portee, Ian Campbell, Carlos Gordon, Malek Lyles, Rahmel Burton, Gunnar Catoe and Evan McDonald. In the second picture, Hunter, who is also this year's homecoming king reads to WES kindergarten students.

October 20, 2015 | | Education

CMA Battalion Commander sets example for fellow cadets

Camden Military Academy (CMA) senior Santiago Villalobos' knows his rank of battalion commander carries much responsibility -- and he believes he is up to the challenge.

October 20, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

Monday to be make-up day for students

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be in close Monday, originally set aside as a professional development day for teachers, because of area flooding which closed schools for a week. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved the make-up day during a meeting Tuesday night, moved from its original Oct. 6 date. Three other make-up days have already been scheduled for Jan. 12, Feb. 15 and March 25 in 2016.

October 16, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

CCTC expansion ground breaking set for January

Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) will break ground in January for the first expansion of its Kershaw County campus near the I-20/U.S. 521 interchange in Camden. The facility first opened in 2010.

October 16, 2015 | | Education

KCSD reschedules board, public feedback meetings

Due to conditions created by heavy rains and flooding a week ago, the Kershaw County School District cancelled both the Kershaw County Board of Trustees' Oct. 6 meeting and the last pair of public feedback on facilities meetings on Oct. 5.

October 13, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Johnny Appleseed Day

Students in Pam Britton's 1st Grade class at Lugoff Elementary School recently celebrated Johnny Appleseed Day with an abundance of apple activities. Pictured painting apple prints are (first picture, from left) Karrine White and Taylor Brown; and (second picture, from left), Reese Stokes, Marley Crout and Fischer Komarnicki.

October 09, 2015 | | Education

Keefe brings experience to L-EHS student office

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Student Body President Tripp Keefe knows a thing or two about student government. He's been involved in it every year of his high school career.

October 06, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

Camden student inducted into honor society

Alexandra Stephens of Camden, was recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Stephens was initiated at College of Charleston.

October 02, 2015 | | Education

CHS’ Williams continues family legacy, makes own path

Leadership and being a part of student government runs in Carlos Williams' blood. Williams, this year's Camden High School (CHS) student body president, has been class president each year of high school.

September 28, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

Grandparent/Family Night at WES

Wateree Elementary School recently honored grandparents with a Grandparent/Family Night that included classroom visits, a book fair and a spaghetti supper. In the first photo, student Matthew Weldon and Bernadette Smith enjoy Grandparent/Family Night. In the second photo, WES Student Braylen Mumford is pictured with family members Eddie, Felicia, Lee, Louberta and Kamryn Mumford.

September 25, 2015 | | Education

Animal pharmaceutical company supports FFA

Two Kershaw County chapters of the Future Farmers of America (FFA) are benefiting from the generosity of animal pharmaceutical company Zoetis, which is the animal medications division of Pfizer. The FFA programs at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) and North Central High School were chosen as this year's recipients. The choices were made by the South Carolina Equine Associates (SCEA) in Camden.

September 23, 2015 | Gary Phillips | Education

NCHS’ Shadow Ostas is ready to lead

North Central High School (NCHS) Student Body President Shadow Ostas did not spend her summer at a beach, a lake or even at home. Where she did go cut into her first two weeks of the new school year, however.

September 21, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education

Bethune residents want school kept open

Bethune Town Councilman Don Witham, speaking on behalf of local residents, made one thing perfectly clear: the town wants Bethune Elementary School (BES) to stay open.

September 21, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Scholarship recipient

Richard Black, the grandson of the late David and Estelle Jones of Camden, recently received the Ramon Looby Excellence in Leadership Scholarship from Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. In addition to the scholarship, Black received the Chi Iota Iota Chapter Omega Psi Phi Scholarship, Nina Neely Scholarship of the Eastern Stars, University of South Carolina Legacy Scholarship and National Pan-Hellenic Council Scholarship. Richard is a 2015 graduate from Richland School District Two, He also received the AP Scholar Award and is attending the University of South Carolina with a semester of coursework already completed. He is the son of Gertrude ...

September 18, 2015 | | Education

KCSD seniors outperform state ACT average

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2015 seniors' average composite score on the ACT college entrance exam outperformed the state average for the third straight year. The district's average ranks it third highest among Midlands area school districts and 15th best out of 85 SC school districts.

September 18, 2015 | | Education

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CHS’ Corner named SCASA Assistant Principal of the Year

Two police officers escorted Camden High School (CHS) Asst. Principal Lesley Corner to the school's media center for what she thought was some type ...

November 24, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Bye Bye, Bully!

November 24, 2015 | | Education

School Days

November 20, 2015 | | Education

KCSD athletic facility safety issues could cost $2 million

Taking care of safety-related issues at Kershaw County School District (KCSD) athletic facilities could cost nearly $2 million, according to KCSD Executive Director of Operations ...

November 20, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

BDK announces honor roll

Baron DeKalb Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine-weeks period.

November 20, 2015 | | Education

L-EMS releases honor roll

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks.

November 20, 2015 | | Education

BES honor rolls

Bethune Elementary School recently released its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of the school year.

November 20, 2015 | | Education

Local students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Clemson University student Harris Baker of Camden and Francis Marion University student Caitlin Tidwell of Lugoff were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation ...

November 20, 2015 | | Education

CMS lists first quarter honor rolls

Camden Middle School is reporting its first quarter honor rolls for the 2015-16 school year.

November 20, 2015 | | Education


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