Chris Crutcher says he is "shocked" a book he wrote was removed from school libraries in Kershaw County.
All Kershaw County School District students and parents -- both new and returning -- should plan to attend school registration later this month.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) may transfer some $5,000 from the district's general reserve fund to food service operations in order to keep lunch prices down this coming school year.
A local student graduated in May from Louisburg College in Louisburg, N.C.
Lugoff Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-week period.
With only six hours left in the 2010-11 fiscal year, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees passed its 2011-12 budget during a special-called meeting Thursday evening.
Clemson University awarded a record 2,713 degrees at its May 13 commencement ceremonies. Local graduates included the following:
A number of Kershaw County students were named to the spring 2011 Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University.
Since 2009, Camp BDK has provided summer academic enrichment activities to as many as 94 local elementary school students.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has removed a book from one of its summer reading lists, after a Camden High School parent expressed concern about profanity used in the book recommended for high school students.
Blaney Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-week period
In a letter to Lugoff-Elgin High School parents Mike and Marti Gogan, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said there is no money missing from the high school's cheerleading account.
The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees voted recently to hire Camden native Steve Abbott as the district's new professional development director. Abbott replaces John Gardner, who recently retired.
Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) Principal Karen Bullard is the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Principal of the Year. A panel of school and district administrators voted to select her for the honor. Bullard began serving as L-EMS' principal in 2010 after serving as Camden High School's assistant principal. She and her husband are originally from Whiteville, N.C., and have two college-age daughters.
Members of Kershaw County Council attended the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting Tuesday evening to hear a presentation on a possible joint economic development campus here. Others attending the meeting included representatives from Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC), the city of Camden, the towns of Bethune and Elgin, Kershaw County Committee of 100, Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce, KershawHealth, Santee Lynches Council of Governments, the Kershaw County Vocational Education Foundation and Santee-Wateree Rural Transit Authority.
The 17th annual Read Across America event took place Feb. 28 with volunteers converging on all Kershaw County elementary schools to read the works of Dr. Seuss to students in honor of his birthday. Seuss, whose real name was Theodore Seuss Geisel, was born March 2, 1904, but since that date fell on Sunday this year, the event was moved to Feb. 28, a Friday. A creation of the National Education Association, the event is held nationwide.
Last Friday, Blaney Elementary School (BES) students learned about heart health and physical activity at Jump Rope for the Heart. Students rotated through 11 stations where they exercised, played games and learned about eating healthy. BES school nurse Kim Allen wanted to show students that exercise can be fun. Jump Rope for the Heart is a community service project that teaches students the importance of exercising and eating healthy. Through Jump Rope for the Heart, BES students exceeded their goal of $1000 in raising money for the American Heart Association.
Due to recent inclement weather, Friday will be a regular school day for Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students. The 2013-14 KCSD calendar approved in December of 2012 originally indicated that Friday would be a professional development day for teachers unless needed as an inclement weather make up day.
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