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KCSD budget tweaks come with criticism of lawmakers

As lawmakers in Columbia continue working on a proposed state budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, so, too, does the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). During the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' meeting on April 10, KCSD Dr. Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson presented the administration's latest update to a proposed budget of its own.

April 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


ATEC students win SC HOSA honors

Seven Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students brought home honors medals after competing at the state Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Leadership Conference in Charleston, March 7-9.

April 20, 2018 | | Education


School board begins looking at five-year strategic plans

During its April 10 meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees began looking at a five-year strategic plan for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and five-year renewable plans each for each of its nearly 20 schools. KCSD Executive Director for K-12 Instruction Dr. Alisa Taylor presented trustees with needs assessment data, followed by three sets of goals for student achievement, teacher and administrator quality, and school and system climate.

April 17, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


VMI bound

April 17, 2018 | | Education


KCSD to hold budget meetings

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees and the local community are invited to learn more about the district's proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget and provide feedback. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the budget proposal, answer questions and receive suggestions.

April 13, 2018 | | Education


Superintendent search interviews to start May 7

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will begin interviewing candidates to replace retiring Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan on May 7. The interviews will continue May 8 and 9. If necessary, interviews may also take place May 10.

April 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


L-EMS announces 3rd quarter honor roll

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School recently announced its third quarter honor roll.

April 10, 2018 | | Education


Superintendent search, strategic plans on school board agenda

The results of a superintendent search survey and a review of district and school strategic plans are on the agenda for tonight's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting. The board normally meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. Earlier this year, the board voted on a meeting calendar that included moving April's meetings to the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month, primarily to deal with budgetary matters.

April 10, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


MES announces 3rd quarter honor roll

Midway Elementary School recently announced its third quarter honor roll.

April 06, 2018 | | Education


ATEC students enter apprentice program

Two Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students have begun work as registered youth apprentices with Thompson Turner, the construction management company building the new Camden Elementary School. The apprenticeships are the first for the Kershaw County School District in almost 20 years.

April 06, 2018 | | Education


CCS announces 3rd quarter honor roll

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its third quarter honor roll.

April 06, 2018 | | Education


School board gets first look at new budget

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan provided the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on March 27 its first look at a proposed 2018-19 budget that would go into effect on July 1.

April 03, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Morgan is 2018 Administrator of the Year

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and KCSD Director of Communications Mary Anne Byrd received double surprises March 16 upon being named, respectively, as the S.C. Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association's (SC/NSPRA) 2018 administrator and communicator of the year.

March 30, 2018 | | Education


School board adopts superintendent leadership profile

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted recently to adopt a profile calling for its new superintendent to be "an instructional leader with a record of success" and an "innovative servant leader who has a student-centered focus" based on feedback from more than 200 employees, students and community members.

March 30, 2018 | | Education


School board meets tonight

In order to deal with certain budgetary issues for the next school year, the Kershaw County Board of Trustees moved its regular meeting from last Tuesday to tonight. It will combine its regular meeting with a meeting of its finance-facilities committee, which normally meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month. Regular board meetings are usually held on the first and third Tuesdays of each month.

March 27, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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‘Empathy is good for everyone’

David Adelman might be one of the smartest people in Camden. He also happens to have lived with cerebral palsy -- and the way people have ...

June 19, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Morgan attends last full school board meeting

Dr. Frank Morgan, who has served as superintendent of the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) for 11 years, attended his final full school board meeting ...

June 19, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Kershaw County student graduates from Governor’s School

Felicia McGill of Kershaw County graduated from the South Carolina Governor's School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) on Saturday, June 2 at the DeLoach Center ...

June 19, 2018 | | Education


CES announces 4th quarter honor roll

Camden Elementary School recently announced the fourth quarter honor roll.

June 19, 2018 | | Education


LES announces 4th quarter honor roll

Lugoff Elementary School recently announced the fourth qauarter honor roll.

June 19, 2018 | | Education


Area college students graduate, earn academic honors

Wofford College conferred 418 degrees on 394 graduates during the 2018 Commencement exercies on Sunday, May 20. Area students included:

June 15, 2018 | | Education


LES announces 4th quarter honor roll

Lugoff Elementary School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 12, 2018 | | Education


KCSD releases Robbins contract for superintendent

When new Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent. Dr. William Shane Robbins officially begins working on July 1, his starting base salary will be $170 ...

June 08, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


BDK announces honor roll

Baron DeKalb Elementary School recently announced its third quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


NCMS announces 4th quarter honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


CCS announces 4th quarter honor roll

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its fourth quarter honor roll:

June 08, 2018 | | Education


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