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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


‘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


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L-EHS dance team gets national competition bid

Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) dance team qualified for a bid to the National Dance Alliance national competition and received an invitation to perform at ...

June 27, 2017 | | Education


KCSD hiring school cafeteria substitutes

The Kershaw County School District is looking for persons who are interested in serving as substitutes in its school cafeterias. Food Service substitutes are paid ...

June 23, 2017 | | Education


New CCTC building

June 23, 2017 | | Education


School board to take action on survey responses

Tuesday night, members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees wrapped up their summaries of a recent district-wide all-employee survey. The survey covered a ...

June 23, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Colleges, universities recognize graduates, academic achievement

The University of South Carolina Upstate recognized May graduates during commencement exercises held May 2, 2017 on the Quad behind the John C. Stockwell Administration ...

June 23, 2017 | | Education


KCSD hiring school bus drivers

The Kershaw County School District is hiring school bus drivers. Pay is based on experience and includes benefits. A training class will be held July ...

June 20, 2017 | | Education


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