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‘You don’t have to be afraid’

State Sen. Vincent Sheheen of Camden had a message for the 2017 class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County: Don't be afraid to face and fight the fear and hate that leads to acts like the one that took the life of one of his best friends.

May 09, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Morgan finalist for S.C. Superintendent of the Year

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan was one of three finalists for the 2018 Superintendent of the Year Award from the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.

May 09, 2017 | | Education


Local students graduate from Coastal Carolina University

Coastal Carolina University held commencement ceremonies for an estimated 1,145 candidates for graduation May 5 and 6, 2017, at the HTC Student Recreation and Convocation Center on campus.

May 09, 2017 | | Education


CCTC recognizes local students

Central Carolina Technical College recently recognized outstanding students at the college's 37th annual Awards Convocation at the Sumter Opera House. CCTC Interim President Terry Booth recognized the significant accomplishments of the college's Students, Club Presidents, Club Advisors, Student Ambassadors and the All-State Academic Team.

May 05, 2017 | | Education


Local students graduate from Grantham University

The following Kershaw County area students recently graduated from Grantham University:

May 05, 2017 | | Education


State school PR association honors KCSD staff

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received 16 awards for excellence in school communications from the SC chapter of the National School Public Relations Association on Friday.

May 05, 2017 | | Education


MPES receives national school counseling designation

Mt. Pisgah Elementary (MTP) is one of only eight SC schools to receive national recognition for its comprehensive, data-driven school counseling program and exemplary educational environment this school year.

May 05, 2017 | | Education


Trustees debate North Central principal 'promise'

Funding a principal position so that Bethune Elementary School (BES) and Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES) do not have to share one has consistently appeared in Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan's 2017-18 budget proposals since first introduced a month ago.

May 05, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Changes proposed for honor graduates

As the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) moves to a 10-point grading scale, it is also having to revise its requirements for academic honor and distinguished honor graduates starting with the 2018-19 school year.

May 02, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Camden Montessori School earns accreditation

The Montessori School of Camden (MSC) recently earned accreditation by its international professional society, Montessori Educational Programs International Inc. (MEPI).

May 02, 2017 | | Education


2017 All-County Academic team honored

For the 22nd year, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and Upchurch & Jowers Insurance Agency honored the top 10 students, in terms of academic achievements, from each of the district's three high schools. The 30 students making up the 2017 All-County Academic Team celebrated with their families, teachers, guidance counselors, principals and others at Bethesda Presbyterian Church on April 24.

May 02, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KC Robotics team part of Midlands Gives today

The Kershaw County Robotics Team hopes to raise funds during today's "Midlands Gives!" campaign to attend future competitions. The online 24-hour telethon provides an easy way to support local non-profit organizations.

May 02, 2017 | | Education


ATEC’s Brooke Bradshaw is KCSD Teacher of the Year

Six words gave it away. "Love. Nurture. Inspire. Light the Fire."

April 25, 2017 | | Education


Special day for special athletes

With sirens blaring and lights flashing, police cars escorted several buses through town as well-wishers waved and cheered from points along the route. Their destination was Camden Military Academy for the annual Kershaw County Special Olympics.

April 25, 2017 | | Education


Read in

Forty students at North Central Middle School, along with five adults, attended the S.C. Statewide Read-In April 4 at the S.C. State House in Columbia. This makes the twelfth year NCM students have attended this event that celebrates the importance of reading. Over three thousand students from around the state were in attendance this year. Pictured, from left, are Jennifer Gibson, Madison Jones, Jadan Coats, William Reese, Audrey Schroeder, Alissa Shout, Allison Hayes, Landon Garbade, Silas Martinez, Guinn Moize, Renee Robinson, April Garbade. Middle row, from left, Madison Bantam, Dustin Burdick, Candis Carter, Kacie Christian, Holly Cain, Daniel ...

April 25, 2017 | | Education


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MES announces fourth quarter honor roll

The following students were recently named to the Midway Elementary School Honor Roll for the 4th quarter:

May 26, 2017 | | Education


Ground broken for three new schools

In what is likely to become a new record -- at least in Kershaw County -- the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) held three groundbreakings for new ...

May 26, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


History champs

Two North Central Middle School (NCMS) students will compete in the National History Bee 8th Grade National Finals in Atlanta, June 1-4. Tyler Phillips, left ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Colleges honor area students

Jeffrey Cobble of Lugoff has been named to the Chancellor's List at Troy University for the spring semester/Term 4 of the 2016/2017 ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Three KC seniors receive Leadership Scholarships

Anne-Marie Branham, Hannah Collier and Brooke Galdeen recently received the 2017 Laurie Slade Funderburk Leadership Scholarship. The S.C. General Assembly Women's Caucus awards ...

May 23, 2017 | | Education


Area students graduate from the Citadel

The following Kershaw County area student received degrees during the Citadel's graduation ceremonies held May 6 in McAlister Field House:

May 19, 2017 | | Education


CHS student council is tops in state

A weekend in April marked some firsts for the student council of Camden High School (CHS). For the first time ever, the S.C. Student ...

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Schools budget in ‘suspended animation’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) administrators and the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees were unable to take any further action on its proposed Fiscal ...

May 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Jordan to be new PTHS assistant principal

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recently selected Amy Jordan to serve as the assistant principal for Pine Tree Hill Elementary starting with the ...

May 19, 2017 | | Education


Walking trail may be installed at NCHS

As part of his ongoing series of updates on referenda-approved construction projects, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Director of Operations Billy Smith will ask the ...

May 16, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CCTC pins nurses, pharmacy techs

Central Carolina Technical College's Health Sciences Division pinned nine pharmacy technicians and 48 nurses during two pinning ceremonies. The Pharmacy Technician ceremony was held ...

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Elgin student inducted into national honor society

Spartanburg Methodist College student Olivia P. Burley of Elgin was recently inducted into Psi Beta, the national Psychology honor society for students at two-year colleges.

May 12, 2017 | | Education


Jackson School drums up character

The drums banged, the maracas shook, the vibraphones rang and dozens of 5th Grade voices sang out to the rhythm about respect.

May 12, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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