Kelly Services will provide contract substitute teachers to the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). However, the vote to do so was split, 5-4, among members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees at their meeting Tuesday.
S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond gave North Central Middle School (NCMS) students an overview of his position within the state of South Carolina.
Third generation Camden Military Academy (CMA) student Tripp Osteen III graduated this weekend with nods from a former headmaster. Tripp Osteen's grandfather is Col. Lanning P. Risher, who spent 37 years as a CMA headmaster. CMA began as Camden Academy in 1950. In 1958, Col. James F. Risher, Lanning P. Risher's father, bought the school, changed its name and Lanning P. Risher became CMA's first headmaster. Col. James F. Risher was the ...
Camden High School's (CHS) Palmetto Leaf newspaper staff won a total of eight awards from the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association (SCSPA) in April. For the first time since 1999, the Leaf won the Palmetto Award for its class level, Class 1, according to newspaper advisor Amy Goodwin. This is Goodwin's first year back at CHS; she is a CHS graduate and previously taught at the school. ...
A decision to hire a corporate staffing agency to provide substitute teachers in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will wait a little longer. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees decided to put off a vote to hire Kelly Services at its meeting Tuesday night. Trustees originally learned about how the agency would recruit, hire, train and send substitute teachers into district classrooms ...
Victoria Phan won big in a media contest by interviewing her father. The Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) junior earned second place and a $750 scholarship in a contest called Bridging Generations through Technology, Information, Media and Engagement (BGTIME).
Five Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students have qualified to compete for national honors at a health science conference this summer after capturing medals at the state competition held recently in North Charleston.
Members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees and Kershaw County School District (KCSD) representatives met with members of Kershaw County Council Thursday to discuss the district's 2013-14 budget. During what school Trustee Matt Irick and Council Chair Gene Wise called the "informal" meeting, school trustees and administrators presented the district's working budget to council and the funding formula used to create its budget each year. Trustees and council also touched on the ...
The Upton Trio gave the final performance of its 2013 education project season Monday at North Central High School.
North Central Middle School (NCMS) teacher Brian Leininger is the Kershaw County School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year (TOY), selected at the district's annual gala Monday evening.
Stephanie Elizabeth Medlin, the daughter of James and Jessica Medlin of Elgin, has been invited to join the National Society of College Scholars due to her outstanding academic performance at the University of South Carolina (USC). She is a Cardinal Newman Catholic High School graduate.
Eleven students from Camden Middle School won a total of seventeen awards at the Regional Science Fair. The winners are as follows --
Kershaw County School District's website and four photographs were winners in the SC chapter of the National School Public Relations Association's 2013 Rewards for Excellence.
The Cassatt community celebrated Earth Day at Midway Elementary School (MES) April 22 by helping to renovate the school's campus.
Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin spoke to the 2013 graduating class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County (JLKC) at the program's 25th anniversary dinner April 25.