Kershaw County School District employees can breathe a sigh of relief. Their furlough days are gone.
Safety of all kinds -- Internet, boating, fire and highway -- was a key topic for youngsters attending the Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) STARS Camp. The campers also learned about bullying/cyber-bullying, basic first aid and alcohol and drug abuse prevention. In addition to a visit from the KCSO K9 unit, the youngsters met a special guest, Marine Lance Cpl. Kyle Carpenter of Gilbert (standing, fourth from left), who was severely injured in Afghanistan when he threw himself in front of a grenade to protect a friend. Carpenter, who has been nominated for the Medal of Honor, spoke to the ...
The new school year is in sight with registration for Kershaw County School District students next week.
Not even a month has passed since Dell Brabham assumed principalship of Midway Elementary School (MES), and she's already outlined two major goals for the upcoming school year: increasing ongoing student achievement and student attendance.
Justin R. Putnam of Camden was named to the Dean's List for the 2011 spring semester at the University of South Carolina.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees may vote on a revised school calendar, environmental services contract and a resolution for general obligation bonds during its meeting Tuesday night.
Four new assistant principals will greet the 2011-12 school year when the bell rings Aug. 17.
For Michael Broderick, it all began in his SEAGUL class.
The first day of school for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students is Aug. 17 and some youngsters need the community's help in being prepared for a successful year.
Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.
Chris Crutcher says he is "shocked" a book he wrote was removed from school libraries in Kershaw County.
All Kershaw County School District students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend school registration later this month.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) may transfer some $5,000 from the district's general reserve fund to food service operations in order to keep lunch prices down this coming school year.
Brandi Patterson of Elgin has been named a Barker Scholar at Clemson University.
The Kershaw County Reading Council's (KCRC) Administrator of the Year is doing everything she can to make sure students are reading at least at grade level. The KCRC named Jackson Elementary School Principal Matia Goodwin as its Reading Administrator of the Year at its annual recognition program Dec. 8.
On December 5, students at Doby's Mill Elementary school participated in Kershaw County's Soil and Water Conservation District's celebration of Arbor Day. Donna Douglas explained when Arbor Day is recognized. "Arbor Day is the first Friday in December, that is when we celebrate it in South Carolina because that is the best time to plant. It's celebrated at different times in different states," Douglas explained. Students participated in an assembly honoring Arbor Day and performed skits and songs in honor of Arbor Day. "Every year the conservation district chooses a school to participate in Arbor Day ...
According to Kershaw County School District Director of Communications Mary Anne Byrd, the district received an update last week from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) saying it is seeing an early and large rise in seasonal flu cases. Byrd said the district is currently experiencing the same situation in many of the schools.
The Kershaw County School District will have a half day for students on Dec. 19, the last day of student attendance before the holiday break. Staff will work a regular schedule. Students in 3-and 4-year-old developmentally delayed and 4-year-old kindergarten classes will not attend.
Shalace Rose, a McNair Scholar and Winthrop University senior Research from Camden, may help to give businesses and government regulators insight into beginner trucker drivers' sleep and dietary habits. She has won an award for her research.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees said "good-bye" to two of its members during a reception preceding its meeting Tuesday evening. The board honored departing trustees Nissary Wood and Dr. Don Copley. Wood and Copley received individual awards during the reception with working with the school board. Voters elected Wood and Copley to the board in 2010.
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