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Leininger is 2013 KCSD Teacher of the Year

North Central Middle School (NCMS) teacher Brian Leininger is the Kershaw County School District's 2013 Teacher of the Year (TOY), selected at the district's annual gala Monday evening.

May 03, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Medlin to join the National Society of College Scholars

Stephanie Elizabeth Medlin, the daughter of James and Jessica Medlin of Elgin, has been invited to join the National Society of College Scholars due to her outstanding academic performance at the University of South Carolina (USC). She is a Cardinal Newman Catholic High School graduate.

May 01, 2013 | | Education


CMS wins 17 awards at the regional science fair

Eleven students from Camden Middle School won a total of seventeen awards at the Regional Science Fair. The winners are as follows --

May 01, 2013 | | Education


KCSD website, photos earn state honors

Kershaw County School District's website and four photographs were winners in the SC chapter of the National School Public Relations Association's 2013 Rewards for Excellence.

May 01, 2013 | | Education


MES cleans up as part of Earth Day

The Cassatt community celebrated Earth Day at Midway Elementary School (MES) April 22 by helping to renovate the school's campus.

May 01, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Columbia mayor to Junior Leadership grads:

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin spoke to the 2013 graduating class of Junior Leadership Kershaw County (JLKC) at the program's 25th anniversary dinner April 25.

May 01, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Teacher takes ESOL lessons into the classroom

One Kershaw County School District (KCSD) teacher has had the pleasure of teaching 50 students from as far away as Azerbaijan and Cambodia, and is taking what she taught them into her own classroom at Midway Elementary School (MES).

April 29, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Geography Bee semifinalist

Montessori School of Camden sixth-grader J.D. Heaton (right) was a 2013 South Carolina National Geographic Bee semifinalist. The 2013 South Carolina National Geographic Bee is sponsored by Google and Plum Creek. This is the 25th anniversary of the Bee. Bees were held in schools with fourth- through eighth-grade students throughout the state to determine each school's Bee winner. School-level winners then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the national Geographic Society. In each of the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools, and the U.S. territories, the National ...

April 26, 2013 | | Education


KCSD has new plan for guidance counselors

A year-long study will redirect the focus of Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) guidance counselors.

April 26, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Patience leads to teaching students with special minds

Growing up in Bucks County, Pa., Nancy Silverman always knew her life would be filled with rewarding edification. She would begin as the student; she would become the teacher. Though unforeseen at the time, her first lessons would not come from a book but from life in the revered lessons of patience and waiting. Shortly after being accepted to Temple University, Silverman realized this was not going to be her time for school. College would have to wait, but she had no doubt it would be there when she returned. She would spend the next years giving her new husband ...

April 26, 2013 | Paula Joseph | Education


An All Star Send Off

Doby's Mill Elementary School students gave its Special Olympians a world class send-off as they headed off to competition. More than half of the school lined the front sidewalk, cheering and holding signs of encouragement and support as these special athletes left the school grounds to attend the Special Olympics at Camden Military Academy on April 12.

April 24, 2013 | | Education


DME named a 2013 national School of Character finalist

Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist.

April 22, 2013 | | Education


DMES named School of Character finalist

Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist.

April 22, 2013 | | Education


Mitchell to be new assistant principal at L-EHS

Joel Mitchell, a science teacher at Mid-Carolina High School in Prosperity, will become an assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) next school year.

April 19, 2013 | | Education


Upchurch & Jowers celebrates 2013’s top seniors

The top 30 students in Kershaw County's 2013 senior class were honored for their hard work and dedication to academics Monday evening at the 18th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team banquet.

April 19, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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BDK is finalist for state reading award

In 2012, Baron DeKalb Elementary (BDK) received the state's Exemplary Writing Program Award. This year, the school is one of four finalists for a ...

February 21, 2017 | | Education


Elgin native wins 'STEM Oscar'

Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) engineer Dwayne Nelson recently walked the proverbial red carpet. Nelson, a native of Elgin, South Carolina and a ...

February 21, 2017 | | Education


School accountability/report system proposed

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will hear a presentation during its meeting tonight about a proposed combined accountability/report system developed by the ...

February 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CHS 9th graders learn ‘The Value of Education’

On the morning of Feb. 13, a large number of Camden High School (CHS) ninth graders filled up tables set up on the ground floor ...

February 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Junior Leadership applications now available

Applications for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class for rising juniors and seniors are now available at the county's high schools and the ...

February 17, 2017 | | Education


ATEC receives $7,500 grant for firefighting program

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) has received a $7,500 grant from the South Carolina State Firefighters Association (SCSFA) for its firefighting program.

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Clowning around

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Bethune Woman's Club, Lions offering scholarships

The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500.00 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.

February 14, 2017 | | Education


NCHS names students to second quarter Honor Roll

9th Grade A/B Honor Roll – Izabella Baipho, Autumn Barrett, William Boone, Rachel Bowers, Matthew Carroll, Becca Clem, Matthew Clem, Christopher Cole, Madison Dixon, Benjamin ...

February 14, 2017 | | Education


MES announces second quarter Honor Roll students

1st grade

February 14, 2017 | | Education


KCSD Kindergarten Round-Up is Feb. 16

Families with four- and five-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


L-EHS wins state Special Olympics award

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is one of only eight schools in the sate being recognized this year by Special Olympics South Carolina for efforts to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Five firms hired for 11 referenda projects

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved the selection of five construction management at risk firms to work on 11 different projects on a ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


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