Kershaw County 2013 seniors' average composite score on the ACT college entrance exam increased three-tenths of a point, reaching an all-time district high while outperforming the state's public school students in all four test areas.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) recently received a nearly $400,000 U.S. Department of Education grant to expand its counseling services for elementary and middle school students. Kershaw County is the only school district in South Carolina and one of only 35 across the nation to be awarded a grant as part of a $12.3 million program to establish or expand counseling services.
Despite a rainy summer, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) was able to make progress in completing some of their deferred maintenance projects.
Speaking to the Camden Rotary Club on Thursday afternoon, University of South Carolina (USC) President Dr. Harris Pastides, talked about a program where students could graduate from college in three to three and half years. Pastides, who made his first public speaking appearance after becoming USC president in 2008 in front of the same Rotarians, also discussed the university's "Palmetto College," which allows students to complete their degrees online while not giving up their jobs and families.
One of this year's most important goals for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is to determine how effective technology is on student achievement. It is one on a list of "ambitious" goals the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees adopted during the previous school year.
Doby's Mill Elementary School kindergarteners Luke Ferris (left) and Cameron Gary of Stephanie Jones' class demonstrate a craft that they made on their first day of school. "My favorite part of the day was reading books to my class and completing several fun art projects. Their excitement about kindergarten was so evident and the constant hugs were fabulous. I am looking forward to a great year," Jones said.
The first day of school after summer break brings mixed emotions for students and teachers. But what about the administrators and office personnel that work behind the scenes getting so many aspects of the school ready for the upcoming year? Some of these personnel shared their insight on what they do to prepare for the school year, how they felt on the first day, and some memories from memorable first days from the past and present.
North Central High School (NCHS) gave a special welcome to its freshman this year.
A Kershaw County teacher is being recognized for her contributions to agricultural education.
Thirteen Kershaw County School District (KCSD) schools earned Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards this year.
Thanks to mold that grew as a result of recent heavy rainfall, Lugoff Elementary School (LES) won't report for their first day of classes until Thursday, Aug. 22.
A recent re-tweet of a photo is making the North Central High School (NCHS) cheerleaders a little more famous.
Although no new sports have been added for female student athletes, female participation in Kershaw County School District (KCSD) sports during the 2012-13 school year increased 7 percent from the 2010-11 school year. During the 2010-2011 school year only 542 female students participated in middle and high school sports.
The North Central High School JROTC is conducting a Service Learning Project to support the veterans at the VA Dorn Hospital by collecting items the ...
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) chapter of FFA will hold its annual spring plant sale April 3 through 7 on the ATEC campus at ...
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials are sending out a warning: A crisis is coming where, if the district does not receive more funding, student ...
The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:
"Dimplez" and "Havoc" have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.
The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.
Bethune Elementary was the overall winner of the Kershaw County School District's Academic Quiz Bowl for the Kershaw County School District elementary schools. All ...
Wednesday turned out to be a special day at North Central High School (NCHS).
The Kershaw County Adult Education (KCAE) program earned several top state awards -- including the Citizen Leadership Award -- at a recent success luncheon sponsored by the ...
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