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KCSD looks to bridge communities with show choir

Students at all middle and high schools will have a new extracurricular opportunity this school year with the creation of a Kershaw County School District (KCSD) show choir.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


School counselors to participate in industry showcase

Kershaw County School District counselors will get a first-hand look at how local industry and businesses are connecting with education during the 2017 Industry Showcase on Sept. 13 at the Applied Technology Education Campus.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


Junior Leadership Kershaw County 2017-18 underway

Junior Leadership Kershaw County kicked off its 30th year, Aug. 25-26, with a two-day retreat for the 2017-18 class that included conquering a high ropes course.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


School board to consider new athletic admission policy

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will consider a proposed new policy, DFD, entitled "Athletic Fees and Athletic Passes" during its meeting tonight.

September 05, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Strong is new assistant principal at LEMS

The new school year has started with familiar faces in administrative jobs for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). Cody Strong is the assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) while Leigh Abee, Tarolyn Lee and Tammy Small have been named administrative assistants at their respective schools.

September 01, 2017 | | Education


Local students build prosthetic device

Presbyterian College students Andrew Rhodes, a junior physics major from Lugoff, and Anna Crosby, a junior physics major from Camden, spent the summer researching high-functioning, low-cost 3D printed prosthetics.

August 25, 2017 | | Education


KCSD Parent Portal reopened

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has reopened its PowerSchool Parent Portal, an online system for parents to view their students' attendance and grades, and updated its mobile app to also include this real-time information.

August 25, 2017 | | Education


Back to school!

A number of Kershaw County School district schools sent in first day of school pictures for us to share. From a kindergartener celebrating her birthday to a teacher-class selfie, here's a look at the memories made as Kershaw County went back to school for 2017-18.

August 22, 2017 | | Education


School trustees spar over football ticket prices

Several members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees became engaged in heated discussion over Camden High School's (CHS) decision to charge $7 for all Bulldog varsity football games while Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools still charge $6.

August 18, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


More students involved in KCSD summer reading program during 2017

Two years ago, during the summer of 2015, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inaugural summer reading program served 27 students at one location. In 2016, the program grew to serve students at six locations and collaborated with the Boys & Girls clubs and the Kershaw County Recreation Department.

August 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Armstrong named S.C. Strength Coach of the Year

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) athletes have realized that they were fortunate to have the expertise of Mike Armstrong as their strength and conditioning coach, but now the rest of the state recognizes that too.

August 11, 2017 | | Education


Senior citizens can attend school sponsored events free

Kershaw County citizens age 65 years or older can receive lifetime Golden Circle passes that allow them to attend school-sponsored activities or athletic events free of charge. The passes are good from year to year. Admission to athletic playoffs is not included.

August 11, 2017 | | Education


KCSD already earned $1.4 million from penny sales tax

In just four months, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) earned nearly $1.4 million in revenue from a penny sales tax voters approved by referendum in November. KCSD Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson reported the news during the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' Aug. 1 meeting.

August 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Scoreboard generates public commentary

Six people signed up to speak during public forum during Tuesday night's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting to talk about the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) decision to forward approximately $90,000 to Camden High School (CHS) to purchase and install a scoreboard at Zemp Stadium.

August 04, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD graduates’ scholarships at all time high

Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) 617 high school graduates in the class of 2017 earned $12.4 million -- the highest overall scholarship total ever as well as the highest per student amount.

August 04, 2017 | | Education


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Six inducted into CHS Hall of Fame

A year and a half after Camden High School (CHS) inducted its first honorees into its Hall of Fame, the school added six more names ...

October 20, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD students named AP Scholars

Fifty-seven Kershaw County School District students earned scores high enough on spring 2017 AP exams to be named AP Scholars.

October 20, 2017 | | Education


Students honored for perfect state test scores

During its Oct. 3 meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recognized 12 students who earned perfect scores on standardized tests during the 2016-2017 ...

October 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


SCICU names Rutledge as Student of the Year

The South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (SCICU) recently awarded Morris College senior Pamela Rutledge with the McLean-Smith SCICU Student of the Year Award and ...

October 10, 2017 | | Education


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