What's the matter? Well, Melissa Smith's third-grade students -- including Quad Patton, Gauge Peavy and Karly Emanuel -- at Wateree Elementary School know that their matter is a solid. They were given their solid (ice) and challenged to find the quickest method of changing it into a liquid. They chose friction and heat and led the class in changing their state of matter.
Renovations to the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) new offices on U.S. 1 in Camden could run as high as an estimated $100,000. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan confirmed the number Wednesday morning. KCSD Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson had mentioned the figure during a Kershaw County Board of School Trustees facilities and finance committee meeting Tuesday.