A local student graduated in May from Louisburg College in Louisburg, N.C.
Lugoff Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-week period.
With only six hours left in the 2010-11 fiscal year, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees passed its 2011-12 budget during a special-called meeting Thursday evening.
Clemson University awarded a record 2,713 degrees at its May 13 commencement ceremonies. Local graduates included the following:
A number of Kershaw County students were named to the spring 2011 Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University.
Since 2009, Camp BDK has provided summer academic enrichment activities to as many as 94 local elementary school students.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has removed a book from one of its summer reading lists, after a Camden High School parent expressed concern about profanity used in the book recommended for high school students.
Blaney Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-week period
In a letter to Lugoff-Elgin High School parents Mike and Marti Gogan, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said there is no money missing from the high school's cheerleading account.
With no official word on the state budget before Tuesday's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting, school board members were still unable to pass the school district's 2011-12 fiscal year budget.
Did you know that the 2011-2012 school year will mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of Doby's Mill Elementary School?
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) parent Mike Gogan filed an incident report against L-EHS last week, in an effort to recover what he believes is missing money from the school's cheerleading account. According to the incident report, Gogan estimated there is about $6,000 to $9,000 missing.
Camden High School has announced its fourth quarter honor rolls for the 2010-11 academic 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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