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Ashleigh Walters with WLTX in Columbia visited Abby Spitzer's fifth-grade news teams in the media center at Baron DeKalb Elementary School Oct. 5. She worked with them on proper angling of the camera, how to make smooth transitions in their newscast, and gave them many creative ideas to improve their daily news show. The fifth-grade teams hope to make their show more interesting with the addition of special features each day and still photographs that will accompany many of their spotlight stories.

October 27, 2010 | | Education

L-EHS to host 'Demonball 2' dodge ball competition

The marketing class at Lugoff-Elgin High School will host its second annual dodge ball competition from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9 in the larger gym.

October 26, 2010 | MIchael Boyd, Amanda Diehl, Lauren Miller and Brett Roberts L-EHS marketing students | Education

Key to learning

Moseley Architects representative Jimmy Wilhide presents Jackson School Principal Gerald Gary (second from right) with a ceremonial key to the new facility at the school's recent dedication. Looking on are (from left) Kershaw County School District Superintendent Frank Morgan; Kershaw County Board of School Trustees members Andy James, Kim DuRant, Mara Jones and Joey Dorton; and S.C. Law Enforcement Division Director Reggie Lloyd, who served as the speaker for the ceremony. Jackson is the county's first school built to pursue Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification. LEED-certified buildings are awarded points based on environmentally-friendly components ...

October 25, 2010 | | Education

The right way

October 22, 2010 | | Education

Trustees approve policy changes

In approving policy changes concerning response to suspected child abuse and other emergency situations, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees agreed at its Tuesday meeting that it is imperative district personnel be well-versed in how to react.

October 22, 2010 | Ashley Ford | Education

Trustees to consider school district policy updates

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is expected to take action on school district policy updates at its meeting Tuesday.

October 18, 2010 | | Education

Race to Read promotes literacy in Kershaw County

The 6th Annual Race to Read is sponsored by KershawHealth. In the upcoming weeks, Betsy Long, media specialist at Doby's Mill Elementary, has set a goal to get 150 registrations. So far, 120 have signed up. This is the first year that Race to Read has included an 8K race, and according to Long, the school is hoping for a big turnout. Proceeds go to the early literacy efforts of the Kershaw County Public Library. There will be healthy snacks, health screenings and door prizes at the finish line. Packet pickup is Friday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 7 ...

October 18, 2010 | | Education

Students get 'taste' of drunk driving

Continuous Learning Center (CLC) students got a taste of what it would be like to drive while drunk -- without taking a single sip of alcohol.

October 15, 2010 | Ashley Ford | Education

Jackson School dedication to be Sunday

The new Jackson School will be officially dedicated at 3 p.m. Sunday. The featured speaker is S.C. Law Enforcement Division Director Reggie Lloyd, and the public is invited to attend.

October 15, 2010 | | Education

Marvin Allen graduates from UNC's CGCIO certification program

Marvin Allen of Lugoff, information technology (IT) director for Fairfield County, has successfully graduated from the 2010 Certified Government Chief Information Officers Program (CGCIO) through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Government, in partnership with the Municipal Association of South Carolina

October 13, 2010 | | Education

L-EHS' Wood named National Achievement Scholarship semifinalist

Lugoff-Elgin High School student Jack Wood is among 1,600 African-American high school seniors who have been designated as semifinalists in the National Achievement Scholarship competition. Only 48 South Carolina students were selected for this recognition. He now has an opportunity to compete for approximately 800 scholarships worth over $2.5 million to be awarded next spring.

October 11, 2010 | | Education

KCSD will return to county for millage request

During Wednesday's Kershaw County School District (KCSD) facilities and finance committee meeting, board members agreed to formally request that the Kershaw County Council (KCC) place the school district's millage request back on its agenda for the next KCC meeting.

October 08, 2010 | Ashley Ford | Education

KCSD to ask KCC for millage increase again

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will ask Kershaw County Council (KCC) to reconsider a request for a millage increase.

October 08, 2010 | Ashley Ford | Education

'KICKed' off

The School Improvement Council at Wateree Elementary School "KICKed" off a new school year with a back to school Mother/Son Kickball game. Mrs. Gail Stehle, head coach and principal, pumped up the players. Mr. Keith Wilder and Mr. John Hanson announced plays and gave away prizes. Although the sons defeated the moms, both played hard and had fun!

October 08, 2010 | | Education

CHS student named National Merit Scholarship finalist

Camden High School (CHS) student Aly Bolin is one of 172 South Carolina seniors to be named a semifinalist in the 56th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. She was among 16,000 students to achieve the ranking nationwide and the only student selected in Kershaw County, according to officials at the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

October 06, 2010 | | Education

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Board receives information on high school credentials

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees heard a presentation about "occupational diplomas" during its March 6 meeting.

March 16, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Education

Election Day will be KCSC school holiday

Based on a recent memo from the S.C. Department of Education, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees made a change to the 2018-19 ...

March 16, 2018 | | Education

Stover Middle School announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Leslie M. Stover Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

MPES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Mt. Pisgah Elementary School recently announced honor roll for the second nine week period.

March 16, 2018 | | Education

CHS, other schools participate in walkouts

Most of Camden High School's (CHS) student body walked out of their second block classrooms at 10 a.m. Wednesday. In a mostly orderly ...

March 16, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Community to be involved in superintendent search

The search for a new superintendent to lead the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has begun, and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is ...

March 13, 2018 | | Education

LES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Lugoff Elementary School recently announced honor rolls for the second nine week period.

March 13, 2018 | | Education

BES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

Blaney Elementary School recently announced honor rolls for the second nine week period.

March 13, 2018 | | Education

Matia Goodwin is 2018 KCSD Principal of the Year

Jackson School Principal Matia Goodwin was named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2018 Principal of the Year today. Goodwin was selected after a vote of ...

March 09, 2018 | | Education

Blaney principal taking job in Spartanburg County

Blaney Elementary School Principal Ed Yount will become principal at Woodruff Elementary School in Spartanburg County starting July 1.

March 09, 2018 | | Education

CMA cadets earn Gold Star honors

The following cadets below were recently awarded a gold star at a parade and recognition ceremony. In order to qualify for the Gold Star a ...

March 09, 2018 | | Education

CES announces 2nd quarter honor rolls

Camden Elementary School recently announced honor rolls for the second nine weeks.

March 06, 2018 | | Education


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