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 Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) dropout rate decreased a percentage point from 2.9 percent in 2010-11 to 1.9 percent in 2011-12. According to data recently released by the S.C. Department of Education, the lower rate is also lower than the state average, which dropped to 2.5 percent in 2011-12 from 2.8 the previous year.
Ja'Tavia Sharnell Cook and Sa'Vonn Lamont Wingate were awarded Bronze pins for their academic achievements during their freshman year at South Carolina State.
The Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) grade on the 2013 state report card was a high B -- only 1.3 percentage points below an A -- while local third through eighth graders' PASS scores were higher than state averages in 37 of 40 categories. More than 83 percent of KCSD students passed the state's high school exit exam (HSAP) on their first attempt.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has two new principals, both of whom are new to the Kershaw County community. The Chronicle-Independent sat down with both to discuss their background and what they want to focus on during their first year as principals.
The Kershaw County Back to School Bash takes place Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon or until supplies last at the Kershaw County Recreation Department, 1042 West DeKalb St. in Camden. All school supplies are free.
Kershaw County School District (KCSD) eighth-graders participating in the district's Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning (SEAGUL) program will be able to take Spanish during the coming school year.
She acts, she sings, she even performs surgery. Word surgery, to be exact. Lugoff Elementary School (LES) teacher Sara Fakoury taught 21 rising first-graders everything from contractions to syllables at her 1sties Camp at Grace Episcopal Church this week.
For more than 10 years, Kershaw County residents have helped provide school supplies for more than 2,000 local needy students through the district's "School Tools" program. In order to make it more convenient for persons to participate this year, a special account has been set up at First Citizens Bank where donations can be dropped off or sent through the mail.
Seven students were awarded the James and Nell Smith Scholarship for the 2013 academic school year. Trinity Baptist Church of Lugoff administers the scholarships and selects recipients based on the qualifications expressed by James and Nell Smith. Students receive scholarships based on their academic standing, active membership in a Kershaw Baptist Association church and need. Scholarship recipients must also attend college in South Carolina.
The public is invited to Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) for a public meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the gazebo on the DMES fitness trail to talk about future upgrades to the trail.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is moving past the traditional methods it used to keep parents informed this past school year.
Lugoff-Elgin High School Be A Fan Club members celebrate being recognized by Special Olympics South Carolina for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities ...
At its March 21 meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees adopted a resolution to support shopping locally and to encourage its employees to ...
Thanks to a change in building materials, it may cost the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) approximately $3.5 million less to build three new ...
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 ...
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