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.
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.
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.
Justin Johnson of Camden, a recent graduate of the Divison for the Deaf at the S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB), entertains the crowd in the school's production of "Swing…the Musical." Accompanying him is classmate Jane Enabore. Johnson plans to attend college or travel overseas. While at SCSDB, Johnson participated in basketball, football and track. He won Most Valuable Player in basketball and was a student assistant coach. He excelled in academics while showing off his talents dancing in the school's fine arts performances.
Kershaw County students recorded outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2011 spring semester at Clemson University and earned inclusion on the President's List or Dean's List at Clemson University.
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) science teacher Holly Sullivan has been selected as a South Carolina state finalist for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
State officials recently awarded gold status to the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) chapter of the Future Farmers of America (FFA.) ATEC is one of only nine high school organizations in the state to receive such recognition.
In a few weeks, five cadets from Camden Military Academy (CMA) will travel to the University of Maryland's main campus in College Park, Md., to represent South Carolina in the annual National History Day competition. The contest will be held June 14-18.
CMS Student Council members, along with their lead teacher Mrs. Alison Lopez, worked hard this year to raise money for the school and community, including the proposed Kershaw County West Playground Project.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently voted to approve Gordon Morris as the Applied Technology Education Campus' (ATEC) new director. Morris will begin serving as ATEC's director with the 2015-16 school year. He is a former ATEC assistant director.