As Kershaw County Schools opened its doors to students Monday, the Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) was there for the third year in a row with their fire trucks at two elementary schools early in the morning as students returned to class. Both an engine and ladder truck were sent from LFD headquarters to Wateree and Lugoff elementary Schools Monday morning as parents and buses brought students back to school on the nervous "first day".
Kershaw County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) school resource officers (SROs) will be in city of Camden schools Monday morning. There had been some confusion in recent days as to whether or not SROs would be in any Kershaw County School District (KCSD) schools inside the city limits.
A waiver of the South Carolina State Department of Education Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as No Child Left Behind (NCLB), will affect the way teachers and principals are evaluated in the state of South Carolina.
This summer, Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry to two Kershaw County educators, as part of the 27th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis.
The United Way of Kershaw County's Hand in Hand Together mentoring program is gearing up for another year of encouraging and guiding Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students through the KCSD's Safe Schools/Health Students grant.
The Kershaw County School Board of Trustees unanimously approved the issuance of a general obligation bond for payments under the Installment Purchase Plan (IPP) and other debt payments at their Tuesday night board meeting.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will implement substantial changes to its school meal programs starting with the 2012-13 school year as part of federal requirements to improve students' nutrition.
Job Readiness for Teens (JRT), formerly Juveniles Experiencing Excellence Program (JEEP), is a part of the Safe School/Healthy Students grant administered through the Kershaw County School District. JRT teaches practical job and life skills training with real world experience. JRT teaches its students résumé building, etiquette and interview tips. JRT participants spend 40 hours in the work place and are paid through the Department of Juvenile Justice. Local participants include SAFE Bank, Springdale Health Care Center, Camp Emmanuel, Camp Kirkwood, and the Kershaw County School District Office. About 30 percent of students are asked to stay at their ...
Sheldon A. Bates, DMD, completed his residency in orthodontics at the Virginia Commonwealth University, formerly the Medical College of Virginia, receiving a Master's of Science in Dentistry. Graduating from Lugoff High School in 2002, Wofford College in 2006 and Medical University of South Carolina in 2010, Dr. Bates will practice in Virginia. Dr. Bates is appreciative of family, friends, teachers and mentors who have made this possible.
The U.S. Department of Education approved a waiver Thursday for South Carolina to be exempted from certain provisions of the state's version of the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) program. Now, school districts, including the Kershaw County School District (KCSD), must figure out how to deal with the changes the waiver allows them to make.