Sixth grade students at Camden Middle School (CMS) recently celebrated Mummy Day, a culmination of a unit of study on Ancient Egypt. During the school day, students traveled to four stations where they participated in cross curriculum activities. Students created life-size sarcophagi, found the surface area of pyramids that they then constructed, participated in a virtual pharaoh's mummification process, and then mummified chicken legs.
"See You at the Pole," Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTHS) third-grader Jacob Harris told fellow students Nov. 26 on his way to leading a time of prayer for Thanksgiving. Students used the time to say what they are thankful as Jacob led the 10-minute session, something he also did in 2012.
Amanda Harris, a fourth grade teacher at Jackson School, is the 2013-14 Reading Teacher of the Year. The Kershaw County Reading Council named Harris its teacher of the year during its annual recognition program at Pine Tree Hill Elementary School. Each school in the district had the opportunity to nominate a reading teacher of the year who submitted an application to be critiqued by an external judge.
The Upton Trio turned itself into a foursome for its annual outreach program with the Kershaw County School District. The group will present its last performance of the program at 9:30 a.m. today at North Central High School.
The Kershaw County School District will have a half day for students on Dec. 20, the last day of student attendance before the holiday break. Staff will work a regular schedule. Students in 3- and 4-year-old developmentally delayed and
While the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees supports a new state funding structure for K-12 education, members don't believe Kershaw County Council should have to approve any millage increases for school operations.
Mt. Pisgah Elementary School's Kindergarten and First grade went to Aw Shucks farm in North Carolina to learn about farm life. First grader Alexis Moser is pictured feeding a goat during the field trip.