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School district working to improve SAT, ACT scores

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is working on a new way to increase SAT and ACT scores.

November 08, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Rhodes receives Leonard Price Award from KCSF

The Kershaw County Sheriff's Foundation (KCSF) honored Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Safe School Healthy Students (SSHS) Director Kevin Rhodes as its 2013 Leonard Price Award winner.

November 08, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


L-EMS School Spirit

Lugoff Elgin Middle School cheerleaders Sidney Reynolds, Gracie Stockman, Lexi Edwards, McKenlee Davis, and T'jah Steele honored Breast Cancer month with Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan.

November 06, 2013 | | Education


Governor visits LSMS

S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley (center, third row) is surrounded by students at Leslie Stover Middle School (LSMS) during a visit Friday. Haley visited the school as part of a state-wide campaign in conjunction with October being Bullying Prevention Month. The governor asked students if they had ever seen someone teased for the way they dress, look and talk. Haley also asked students if they would be leaders or followers, and stand up to bullying during a brief assembly at the school. She said she was picked on as a young child because he peers couldn't tell is she ...

November 06, 2013 | | Education


Outdoor classroom unveiling caps MES’ 90th birthday

Midway Elementary School (MES) completed its 90th birthday celebration Saturday with the unveiling of a new outdoor classroom.

November 06, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


CLC takes on new role with ‘mindfulness training’

Around 12:20 p.m. Thursday at the Continuous Learning Center (CLC), you wouldn't have found students staring dully at a Smartboard or texting under their desk in class.

November 04, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Phase 2 meetings continue at NCHS

There is only one more Facilities Equalization Phase 2 meeting before Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan presents feedback to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees. The most recent of the Phase 2 public meetings took place Tuesday night at North Central High School (NCHS).

October 28, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


A reading camel

Camden Elementary School (CES) of the Arts third-graders Emily Cantey and Greer Younghans enjoy a ride on a camel during CES' Family Reading Night Oct. 10. Sam's Path Mobile Petting Zoo and Live Nativities brought the camel to help celebrate CES' reading theme of ancient Egypt. Students were allowed to ride the camel for a few minutes as other families played on the playground, enjoyed a spaghetti dinner or bought books from CES' book fair. The school also hosted an archeological dig.

October 28, 2013 | | Education


DMES is a National School of Character

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) is one of three South Carolina National School of Character (NSOC) so designated this year.

October 23, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Johnny Appleseed Day fun

Camden First Baptist Kindergarten & Child Care Center had a fun day celebrating "Johnny Appleseed Day" on Thursday, September 26. Mr. Olin Jackson from Lugoff visited and took the 2K, 3K and 4K students on a wagon ride around the campus.

October 18, 2013 | | Education


Temporary meal benefits available for affected families

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) families that temporarily have been affected by the federal government furloughs may apply for free/reduced meal benefits for their children.

October 16, 2013 | | Education


First annual KCSD Cat Fight Blood Drive

The Leslie M. Stover Middle School Tiger mascot and the Lugoff-Elgin Middle Leopard mascot are helping their schools battle it out in the KCSD Cat Fight Blood Drive. Interested persons can donate blood at their favorite school.

October 16, 2013 | | Education


LEHS stadium press box dedication today

The Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) stadium press box will be dedicated to the memory of Joey Dorton during Friday's night football game. Dorton-a LEHS alumni, ABLE Club member and former school board chairman-died last year.

October 11, 2013 | | Education


KCSD recommended for AdvancEd accreditation

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received a recommendation for accreditation following a three-day long external review by AdvancEd earlier this week.

October 11, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD considers new athlete concussion policy

Fifteen Kershaw County School District (KCSD) athletes have had confirmed concussion so far this school year -- 13 at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) and two at North Central High School (NCHS). No Camden High School students have endured head injuries. At NCHS, one student was a volleyball player and the other was a football player. Ten of the L-EHS athletes were football players; the other three included a volleyball player, cheerleader and a student in a physical education class. All team sports injuries happened at an official game, according to the district.

October 09, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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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


‘You don’t have to be afraid’

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden had a message for the 2017 class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County: Don't be afraid to face and ...

May 09, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Morgan finalist for S.C. Superintendent of the Year

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan was one of three finalists for the 2018 Superintendent of the Year Award from the South ...

May 09, 2017 | | Education


Local students graduate from Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University held commencement ceremonies for an estimated 1,145 candidates for graduation May 5 and 6, 2017, at the HTC Student Recreation and ...

May 09, 2017 | | Education


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