Hooray for spring and summer with longer days and more light. One time I was where there was no light from town at night. We were so far out in the forest that no city lights lit up the sky. We stood amazed at the stars. There was no moon that night and light came only from the stars!
Some of Kershaw County's brightest high school seniors turned up at Bethesda Presbyterian Church this week, thanking their family, friends and guidance counselors for helping them reach their goals.
Students enrolled in the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) health science program won numerous honors in statewide health occupations competition for high schools held recently in North Charleston. ATEC did very well in the career health display category with four teams placing in the top six out of 63 teams. The competition is sponsored by the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), a national leadership organization for students enrolled in health science and nursing ...
Camden High School's third quarter honor rolls have been announced. Platinum-Plus -- Kailin Abercrumbie, Kathleen Alexander, Frazier Baldwin, Oluwakemi Balogun, Andrew Black, Corey Blanks, Alyssa Bolin, Joshua Branham, Emilee Brown, Miranda Brown, Tara Brown, Tanisha Canty, Ariana Chestnut, Rachel Cobb, Rebecca Cobb, Tavius Coleman, Elizabeth Combs, Alexander Cooke, Sade Cooper-Johnson, Javaris Crim, Cody Davis, Emily Deal, Kelsie DeBruhl, Elizabeth Eddings, Melissa Faulkenberry, Sarah Galloway, Henrietta Gantt, David Gardner, Sharneece Gary, Davis Goodrich, Madison ...
Camden High School has been recognized by the S.C. Department of Education with a Palmetto Silver award for closing the achievement gap in 2010.
The Leroy Belk American Legion Post 17 is seeking applications for Palmetto Boys State, to be held June 12-18 at Anderson University. Applicants should be motivated students interested in learning about citizenship and government, rising seniors of good character and in the top 25 percent of their class.
Applications will be accepted through April 30 for the Camden-Lugoff Elks Lodge No. 2603 annual Mary Ellen Ahner Scholarship. Any Kershaw County High School senior planning to pursue a career in education is eligible to apply.
If the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) receives a millage increase, KCSD teachers may see a reduction in the number of furlough days next year.
Matthew Tyler Kirkland, of Lugoff, was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at Francis Marion University, where he is studying computer science.
Applications will be accepted through May 5 for the 2011 Thomas E. McLester Scholarship Award, given by Camden First United Methodist Church.
The following are menus for Kershaw County schools for the week of April 25-29:
Carrie Stokes and Christina Stokes, both seniors from Camden, have been accepted to attend Coker College in the fall of 2012.
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) will serve as host for an international exhibit featuring Anne Frank's life Jan. 7 through Feb. 15.
The following students have enrolled at USC Upstate for fall semester: Sudesna Baral of Elgin, Sierra Benson of Camden, Markeis Murphy of Camden and Latrell Richardson of Camden.
North Central Middle School students in Mrs. Stogner's seventh grade science class had a guest visitor from the University of Notre Dame. Emily Amenson, a Ph.D candidate in Analytical and Physical Chemistry at Notre Dame, challenged students to learn all while having fun doing it. "The students loved learning more about acids and bases using indicators (litmus paper, ph paper and phenolphthalein) in order to determine relative ph," said Stogner.
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