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KCSD considers new athlete concussion policy

Fifteen Kershaw County School District (KCSD) athletes have had confirmed concussion so far this school year -- 13 at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) and two at North Central High School (NCHS). No Camden High School students have endured head injuries. At NCHS, one student was a volleyball player and the other was a football player. Ten of the L-EHS athletes were football players; the other three included a volleyball player, cheerleader and a student in a physical education class. All team sports injuries happened at an official game, according to the district.

October 09, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


DMES’ Beau Tie Club teaches positive behaviors

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) not only produces students with brains, but now it's sending some students to middle school with dashing good looks as well.

October 07, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD closer to 100 percent graduation rate

Graduation rates in Kershaw County rose 1.6 percent last year pushing the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) closer to its goal of a 100 percent graduation rate. The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees learned the news at its meeting Tuesday night.

October 04, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


CMS has a ‘Green Apple Day’

Camden Middle School (CMS) sports some new trees, thanks to participating in the second Green Apple Day of Service on Saturday morning. Planting began at 9:30 a.m. on the front lawn of the school along the driveway entrance.

October 02, 2013 | | Education


KCSD creates Phase 2 Web page

Kershaw County citizens interested in Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Phase 2 plans for the its Facility Equalization Plan (FEP) can now find all relevant information about the proposed changes on the district's website.

October 02, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


School Photos

Landon Marlow, Brady Baird, and Ashton Johnson enjoy "reading buddy" time at Wateree Elementary School. Students in Mrs. Linda Poeta's kindergarten class and Mrs. Carol Bowling's fourth grade class meet weekly to read stories together. This special time fosters a love and excitement for reading for these Kindergarten children and for their 4th grade buddies.

October 02, 2013 | | Education


KCSD holding public meetings to discuss building needs

Community members are invited to learn more about the Kershaw County School District's facility needs at a series of public meetings being held later this month and in October. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Operations Executive Director Billy Smith will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the district's building needs, answer questions and receive suggestions.

October 02, 2013 | | Education


ATEC fall plant sale starts today

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) agriculture classes will hold a fall plant sale, today through Friday, on campus at the school's new greenhouse.

September 30, 2013 | | Education


CHS ‘UNITE’s against texting and driving

For the second time this year, Camden High School teamed up with UNITE International's Arrive Alive Tour to inform teens about the dangers of drinking -- and texting -- and driving.

September 30, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD holds first Phase II public meeting

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) held its first in a series of public meetings on Phase II of its Facilities Equalization Plan at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Tuesday evening. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said he thinks the district has proved it knows how to manage money and time with all of the extra projects it completed that were not originally a part of Phase I.

September 27, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


School News

Rosalyn M. Kriner (maiden name Threatt), a 2005 honor graduate of North Central High School and a recent Cum Laude Honor Graduate of Ashford University (class of 2013) accepted a job a at the Be Our Guest restaurant inside of the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World. It is located inside the castle of Belle and the Beast in the new Fantasyland expansion. Kriner majored in English and minored in Early Childhood Education. Her parents are Larry and Sharon Threatt of Cassatt. Kriner currently lives in Orlando, FL with her husband (Dustin) and two children (Dylan and Anna). She is ...

September 25, 2013 | | Education


High school rivalry raises nearly $39,000 for United Way

In one week, Camden and Lugoff-Elgin high schools raised $38,779.25 for the United Way of Kershaw County. Camden High School (CHS) took the lead in this year's United Way challenge versus Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS).

September 25, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Lugoff-Elgin High School hosts legislative forum

Local and state representatives told students at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) that education is the key to the future during a Sept. 17 legislative forum at the school. The L-EHS Student and School Improvement councils, with the help of L-EHS school improvement council member Robert Price, hosted the forum to encourage juniors and seniors to engage in the political process and register to vote.

September 23, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD meets, exceeds most PASS standards

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) met or exceeded state averages in 22 of 24 areas on Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) testing this year.

September 20, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


New state vaccine requirement for students

South Carolina state law mandates that all 7th graders show proof of having had a Tdap booster after their 7th birthday at the start of this school year. Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials have given students who have not provided new certifications of immunization showing they have met this requirement until September 30 to comply.

September 20, 2013 | | Education


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Junior Leadership applications now available

Applications for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class for rising juniors and seniors are now available at the county's high schools and the ...

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Clowning around

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Bethune Woman's Club, Lions offering scholarships

The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500.00 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.

February 14, 2017 | | Education


NCHS names students to second quarter Honor Roll

9th Grade A/B Honor Roll – Izabella Baipho, Autumn Barrett, William Boone, Rachel Bowers, Matthew Carroll, Becca Clem, Matthew Clem, Christopher Cole, Madison Dixon, Benjamin ...

February 14, 2017 | | Education


MES announces second quarter Honor Roll students

1st grade

February 14, 2017 | | Education


KCSD Kindergarten Round-Up is Feb. 16

Families with four- and five-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


L-EHS wins state Special Olympics award

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is one of only eight schools in the sate being recognized this year by Special Olympics South Carolina for efforts to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Five firms hired for 11 referenda projects

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved the selection of five construction management at risk firms to work on 11 different projects on a ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


CCS announces second nine week honor rolls

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its second nine weeks honor roll.

February 07, 2017 | | Education


L-EWA offering scholarships

The Board of Directors of the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority announce that applications for the Authority's 2017 scholarship awards are available at the L-EWA's ...

February 07, 2017 | | Education


School Days

February 07, 2017 | | Education


FMU names non-profit institute for Fred Sheheen

Francis Marion University (FMU) honored long-time university friend and advocate of the downtrodden, the late Fred Sheheen, at a special event at the FMU Performing ...

February 07, 2017 | | Education


School board may choose referendum project firms

Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees may choose one or more firms to build projects approved by voters for construction and funding by ...

February 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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