The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will unveil a new, "easier" to use website this August.
Job Readiness for Teens (JRT), formerly Juveniles Experiencing Excellence Program (JEEP), is a part of the Safe School/Healthy Students grant administered through the Kershaw County School District. JRT teaches practical job and life skills training with real world experience. JRT teaches its students résumé building, etiquette and interview tips. JRT participants spend 40 hours in the work place and are paid through the Department of Juvenile Justice. Local participants include SAFE Bank, Springdale Health Care Center, Camp Emmanuel, Camp Kirkwood, and the Kershaw County School District Office. About 30 percent of students are asked to stay at their ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials are encouraging persons who want to volunteer in schools this year to complete the online application as soon as possible.
Sheldon A. Bates, DMD, completed his residency in orthodontics at the Virginia Commonwealth University, formerly the Medical College of Virginia, receiving a Master's of Science in Dentistry. Graduating from Lugoff High School in 2002, Wofford College in 2006 and Medical University of South Carolina in 2010, Dr. Bates will practice in Virginia. Dr. Bates is appreciative of family, friends, teachers and mentors who have made this possible.
The U.S. Department of Education approved a waiver Thursday for South Carolina to be exempted from certain provisions of the state's version of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program. Now, school districts, including the Kershaw County School District (KCSD), must figure out how to deal with the changes the waiver allows them to make.
All Kershaw County School District students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend registration at their children's schools in July.
Taylor Phipps, BriAnna Alexander, and Callie Olano have been awarded 2012 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership scholarships. For a fifth year, the South Carolina General Assembly Women's Caucus has given scholarships in honor of each of the 16 women legislators currently serving in the South Carolina General Assembly. Funderburk is currently serving as chair of the Women's Caucus.
Rebecca Armentrout, of Cassatt, is one three Coker College biology students who presented research at the 11th European Conference of Fungal Genetics held last month at the Philipps-Universität/Max Planck Institute of Terrestrial Microbiology in Marburg, Germany. Armentrout and her fellow students were the only undergraduate programs in Coker's biology department.
The Kershaw County Back to School Bash is helping Kershaw County children prepare for the upcoming school year by providing free school supplies to Kershaw County children.
Parents hoping to connect with their children's teachers at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) have another tool at their disposal this year, as the school's supply lists and wish lists are now posted on the free TeacherLists.com website. Parents can easily find exactly the supplies the kids need for back-to-school and -- perhaps more importantly -- the extra supplies that teachers feel would make for an even more effective classroom.
Thanks to generous donations made in memory of the late Thomas E. "Daddy Mac" McLester, four young women -- three who graduated from Kershaw County schools -- have been named as recipients of scholarships in McLester's name.
Home school, charter school and Governor's school students are now eligible to participate in public school sports and extracurricular activities during the 2012-2013 school year.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will lose $497,000 from the 2012-2013 school year budget due to the exclusion of a "hold harmless" provision from the state legislature's approved budget.
South Carolina Connections Academy, a virtual public charter school serving students in grades K-12 from across South Carolina, is now open for enrollment. Connections Academy will host an information session Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the AllStaff Occupational Health Services Meeting Facility, 2513 Broad St., in Camden.
For the past ten years, Kershaw County residents have helped provide school supplies for more than 2,000 local needy students through the School Tools program. In order to make it even more convenient for persons to participate this year, a special account has been set up at First Citizens Bank where donations can be dropped off or sent through the mail.
In 2012, Baron DeKalb Elementary (BDK) received the state's Exemplary Writing Program Award. This year, the school is one of four finalists for a ...
Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineer Dwayne Nelson recently walked the proverbial red carpet. Nelson, a native of Elgin, South Carolina and a ...
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 ...
On the morning of Feb. 13, a large number of Camden High School (CHS) ninth graders filled up tables set up on the ground floor ...
Applications for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class for rising juniors and seniors are now available at the county's high schools and the ...
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) has received a $7,500 grant from the South Carolina State Firefighters Association (SCSFA) for its firefighting program.
The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500.00 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.
9th Grade A/B Honor Roll – Izabella Baipho, Autumn Barrett, William Boone, Rachel Bowers, Matthew Carroll, Becca Clem, Matthew Clem, Christopher Cole, Madison Dixon, Benjamin ...
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