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Local students inducted into Phi Kappa Phi honor society

Clemson University student Harris Baker of Camden and Francis Marion University student Caitlin Tidwell of Lugoff were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

November 20, 2015 | | Education


CMS lists first quarter honor rolls

Camden Middle School is reporting its first quarter honor rolls for the 2015-16 school year.

November 20, 2015 | | Education


School board to discuss athletic facility needs

Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will discuss safety-related athletic needs and a draft of a timeline to develop a possible 2016 referendum proposal for facility upgrades across the county

November 17, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD, USC continue student well-being project

After a successful first year of study, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will extend its partnership with the University of South Carolina (USC) to continue reviewing student learning, well-being and general health.

November 17, 2015 | | Education


North Central Middle School announces honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of school.

November 17, 2015 | | Education


ATEC refurbishes helicopter

U.S. Army Brigadier Gen. Troy Kok, deputy commanding general for Army Recruiting (center) leads a group of Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students, elected officials, veterans and others Tuesday in shouting "Ooh Rah!" to welcome "Lena," an Army AH-1F Cobra helicopter students recently finished restoring. "Lena" is named for singer and actress Lena Horne, whom Kok said devoted her time to supporting the armed forces. ATEC's 33 auto collision, welding, digital art and design and graphic design students collectively worked for more than 1,000 hours to refurbish "Lena," which saw action in Viet Nam, Desert Storm and ...

November 13, 2015 | | Education


MPES celebrates Dictionary Day

Danyelle Stokes (first picture), a 1st Grader in Amanda Williams' class at Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES) dressed up as a nurse for Dictionary Day on Oct. 30. The celebration served as a creative way to use Halloween to develop language skills and knowledge. The second picture features MPES Kindergarten teachers Melissa Gandy and Sheryl Barrett.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


DMES reports first nine weeks honor rolls

Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine-weeks period.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


CCS lists first quarter honor rolls

Cornerstone Christian School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine week period.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


School district earns best ever bond rating

Moody's, one of the country's two major investment ratings companies, recently upgraded the Kershaw County School District's general obligation bond rating from A1 to Aa3. Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson said the A1 rating is described as "upper medium quality." Wilson said the new Aa3 rating is described as being in the "very high quality" category.

November 06, 2015 | | Education


School board to continue facilities discussion

Facility needs will once again be the subject of discussion during a Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting tonight. Trustees, using information compiled from their own Oct. 20 reports of a series of public feedback meetings on facilities, will likely begin prioritizing those needs and, possibly, begin discussing exactly how to fund any projects.

November 03, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Trustees hear possible school construction bond scenario

A bond issue of $106.47 million and a penny sales tax to offset a potential increase in property millage.

October 27, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CES to honor veterans today

Camden Elementary School will honor local veterans today beginning with a special breakfast in the school cafeteria at 7:30 a.m.

October 27, 2015 | | Education


Trustees review public feedback on facilities

North Central area residents of Kershaw County feel as though they've been overlooked and want to keep their small, community schools open. People living in the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin areas want the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) moved to a proposed joint economic development campus with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC).

October 23, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Eight hundred KCSD students to enjoy read-in

Camden's Zemp Football Stadium will be filled with 800 Kershaw County School District students today, but books will replace footballs in student's hands as part of the first-ever Kershaw County Read-In.

October 23, 2015 | | Education


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Hundreds turn out for board meeting at Mt. Pisgah

The Kershaw County Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to delay a discussion on where to place a consolidated Bethune/Mt. Pisgah elementary school. The ...

February 05, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


L-EMS lists honor roll

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine weeks.

February 02, 2016 | | Education


Corner finalist for national Assistant Principal of the Year

Camden High School (CHS) Assistant Principal Lesley Corner is one of three finalists for a national award honoring outstanding school administrators.

February 02, 2016 | | Education


CCTC breaks ground for expansion

About 100 people braved a sunny but chilly morning Friday to help Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) break ground on a 40,000-square-foot expansion of ...

February 02, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Making a (musical) difference

A guitar's notes. The staccato of a drum. A young man's soft, but lifting voice.

February 02, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Midway goes into ‘modified’ lockdown Thursday

Midway Elementary School administrators placed the facility into a "modified" lockdown mode before lunchtime Thursday.

February 02, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Penny sales tax, combined school location on tap

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will continue its facilities discussion tonight in possible preparation of a ballot referendum for November's general election ...

February 02, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD kindergarten ‘Round-Up’ set for Feb. 18

Families with 4- and 5-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...

February 02, 2016 | | Education


Kids in Need Grant

February 02, 2016 | | Education


Bethune lists second nine weeks honor roll

Bethune Elementary School recently released its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the school year.

February 02, 2016 | | Education


DMES honor roll

Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-weeks period.

February 02, 2016 | | Education


Camden Middle School lists honor roll for second quarter

Camden Middle School reports second quarter honor rolls for the 2015-2016 school year.

February 02, 2016 | | Education


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