One Kershaw County School District (KCSD) teacher has had the pleasure of teaching 50 students from as far away as Azerbaijan and Cambodia, and is taking what she taught them into her own classroom at Midway Elementary School (MES).
Montessori School of Camden sixth-grader J.D. Heaton (right) was a 2013 South Carolina National Geographic Bee semifinalist. The 2013 South Carolina National Geographic Bee is sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. This is the 25th anniversary of the Bee. Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school's Bee winner. School-level winners then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the national Geographic Society. In ...
A year-long study will redirect the focus of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) guidance counselors.
Growing up in Bucks County, Pa., Nancy Silverman always knew her life would be filled with rewarding edification. She would begin as the student; she would become the teacher. Though unforeseen at the time, her first lessons would not come from a book but from life in the revered lessons of patience and waiting. Shortly after being accepted to Temple University, Silverman realized this was not going to be her time for school. College ...
Doby's Mill Elementary School students gave its Special Olympians a world class send-off as they headed off to competition. More than half of the school lined the front sidewalk, cheering and holding signs of encouragement and support as these special athletes left the school grounds to attend the Special Olympics at Camden Military Academy on April 12.
Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist.
Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist. According to the Character Education Partnership, the finalists were selected from an applicant pool of 131 schools and districts based on the quality of their written applications. "Since opening in 2002, character education has been the integral component of our curriculum," Doby's Mill Elementary School Principal ...
Joel Mitchell, a science teacher at Mid-Carolina High School in Prosperity, will become an assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) next school year.
The top 30 students in Kershaw County's 2013 senior class were honored for their hard work and dedication to academics Monday evening at the 18th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team banquet.
WES has announced its Honor Roll for 3rd Quarter 1st Grade Cardinal Achievers – Chams Aidara, Collen Ashley, Nathalie Boron, Shawn Branham, William Broome, Callie Brown, Rylee Carraway, Cadence Carrell, Carsen Diehl, Jacob Downer, Alannah Futch, Nicolette Garcia, Turner Goff, Matthew Graham, Ava Greenway, Richard Gregory, Ernest Harris, Matthew Harrison, Virginia Henry, James Hollis, Jacob James, Koby Jaroszek, Noah Jenerette, Jacob Kerwin, Camden Kimpton, Adrianna King, Jake ...
The Blaney Elementary School (BES) and Leslie M. Stover Middle School (LSMS) archery teams both won first place in the South Carolina state archery tournament and are heading to the national archery finals in Louisville, Ky., in May.
Camden Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the third nine-weeks period.
The Kershaw County School District will offer more classes for eighth-grade SEAGUL students as part of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' five-year gifted education plan. Trustees expressed hope the new curriculum for SEAGUL -- Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning -- will maintain student interest to keep them from dropping out of the program during the school year.
Kershaw County School District's 2011-2012 District Teacher of the Year (DTOY) and 2012-2013 S.C. Honor Roll Teacher (HRT) Helen Walker was selected as one of ten South Carolina educators to participate in Strategies for Teacher Advancement and Renewal (STAR) in March.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.