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MES announces first quarter honor rolls

Midway Elementary School recently announced its first quarter honor roll.

December 01, 2017 | | Education

NCHS announces 1st quarter honor roll

9th Grade

November 28, 2017 | | Education

School board to act on Morgan evaluation tonight

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meet tonight in a regular session postponed a week due to the Thanksgiving holiday. At the end of that meeting, trustees will enter executive session to discuss not only undisclosed employment matters, but Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan's annual evaluation.

November 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

History Day brings 18th Century to life

Historic Camden recently welcomed almost 800 third graders from all over Kershaw County as part of its annual History Days program on November 16 and 17. Since the 1990s, each elementary school in the Kershaw County School District sends their third graders to the museum to supplement the South Carolina history curriculum standards for that grade.

November 24, 2017 | | Education

BES announces first quarter Honor Rolls

5th Grade

November 24, 2017 | | Education

KCSD high school students raise funds for storm victims

Students from the Kershaw County School District's three high schools are joining together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey through a Powder Puff football tournament Friday, Dec. 1 at the Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) stadium.

November 21, 2017 | | Education

CMS’ Lyles awarded for being ‘fearless, kind’

A Camden Middle School (CMS) 8th Grade student is receiving a special national award for being "fearless and kind" in finding ways to unify the school. Anthony Lyles, a member of the CMS basketball and football teams, is one of only 10 students in the entire country to receive the Hasbro Children's Fund (HCF) 2017 Be Fearless Be Kind Award. The HCF sponsors the award and will give $1,000 to CMS in Anthony's name to support the school's Special Olympics Unified Champion School program.

November 17, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Mud toss

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Transportation Department had the highest staff participation for the United Way of Kershaw County's school campaign. As promised, KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan had mud tossed on him by the staff with highest participation. A breakfast was hosted for the KCSD Transportation Department across from Camden High School before the mud toss. Four senior bus drivers, Claudia McManus and Donna Clements of Lugoff-Elgin Transportation, Cleveland Demary of Camden Transportation and Darlene Robinson of North Central Transportation had the honor of tossing the mud on Dr. Morgan.

November 17, 2017 | | Education

L-EMS reports first quarter Honor Rolls

Sixth Grade

November 17, 2017 | | Education

Peanut butter champs!

Students of the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) celebrated Red Ribbon Week in October with its annual peanut butter drive to benefit the food bank of Christian Community Ministries. Students donated 1050 jars of peanut butter, surpassing the campus goal of 1000 jars. Pictured are students from Brooke Bradshaw's health science classes who donated the most jars. This is the 14th year of the peanut butter drive which gives students an opportunity to practice citizenship by giving back to the community in which they live. Since its inception, ATEC students have donated more than 10,000 jars of peanut ...

November 17, 2017 | | Education

KCSD Reading

Pine Tree Hill Elementary School 1st Grade teacher Dianne Farlett and North Central Middle School 7th Grade reading teacher Mary Barrett were named the 2017-18 Kershaw County Reading Teachers of the Year by the Kershaw County Reading Council last night. Bethune Elementary Principal Estelle Benson earned the award for Kershaw County Reading Administrator of the Year.

November 14, 2017 | | Education

CES announced first quarter honor rolls

Fifth Grade

November 14, 2017 | | Education

District concerned about impact from TERI sunset

The end of the S.C. Teacher and Employee Retention Incentive (TERI) program, set for June 30, 2018, has the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) concerned it will be harder to keep experienced teachers in classrooms. Speaking to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees during its meeting Tuesday night, KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said TERI's end could limit at least some still-working retirees' annual income to $10,000.

November 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

ATEC GMP $417,000 lower than referenda estimate

On Thursday, HG Reynolds Construction Co. of Aiken set a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) of just under $30.302 million to construct the new Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) on the joint Central Carolina Technical College/Kershaw County Economic Development campus off U.S. 521 at I-20 Exit 98.

November 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education

Bestselling author to visit KCSD

Author Joelle Charbonneau says that her background in opera singing helped her become a writer.

November 07, 2017 | | Education

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WES announces 2nd quarter honor roll

1st Grade

March 20, 2018 | | Education

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


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