With only six hours left in the 2010-11 fiscal year, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees passed its 2011-12 budget during a special-called meeting Thursday evening.
Clemson University awarded a record 2,713 degrees at its May 13 commencement ceremonies. Local graduates included the following:
A number of Kershaw County students were named to the spring 2011 Dean's List at Coastal Carolina University.
Since 2009, Camp BDK has provided summer academic enrichment activities to as many as 94 local elementary school students.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has removed a book from one of its summer reading lists, after a Camden High School parent expressed concern about profanity used in the book recommended for high school students.
Blaney Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-week period
In a letter to Lugoff-Elgin High School parents Mike and Marti Gogan, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan said there is no money missing from the high school's cheerleading account.
With no official word on the state budget before Tuesday's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting, school board members were still unable to pass the school district's 2011-12 fiscal year budget.
Did you know that the 2011-2012 school year will mark the 10th anniversary of the opening of Doby's Mill Elementary School?
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) parent Mike Gogan filed an incident report against L-EHS last week, in an effort to recover what he believes is missing money from the school's cheerleading account. According to the incident report, Gogan estimated there is about $6,000 to $9,000 missing.
Camden High School has announced its fourth quarter honor rolls for the 2010-11 academic year.
Justin Johnson of Camden, a recent graduate of the Divison for the Deaf at the S.C. School for the Deaf and the Blind (SCSDB), entertains the crowd in the school's production of "Swing…the Musical." Accompanying him is classmate Jane Enabore. Johnson plans to attend college or travel overseas. While at SCSDB, Johnson participated in basketball, football and track. He won Most Valuable Player in basketball and was a student assistant coach. He excelled in academics while showing off his talents dancing in the school's fine arts performances.
Camden Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth-week period.
Kershaw County students recorded outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2011 spring semester at Clemson University and earned inclusion on the President's List or Dean's List at Clemson University.
Camden High and Lugoff-Elgin High students used the week leading up to their rival football game to raise money for the United Way of Kershaw County. As announced at halftime of the football game, Lugoff-Elgin High raised $40,748.20 and Camden High raised $24,825.81, new all-time high amounts for both schools and over $26,000 more than last year's total. Over the past six years, the two schools have brought in over $182,000 to help the local community. Pictured are students and staff from both schools and United Way officials joining midfield of the Lugoff-Elgin ...
Kershaw County citizens age 65 years or older can receive lifetime Golden Circle passes that allow them to attend school-sponsored activities or athletic events free of charge.
A year ago, a colorful banner saying "Have a successful school year!" appeared at Boykin Park, donated by the Boykin Park Neighborhood Group (BPNG) in August 2013. At that time, the BPNG had planned a special back-to-school program for children in the neighborhood, but weather conditions forced the group to cancel the program.
An Elgin resident expressed displeasure with Lugoff-Elgin High School's "Demon" nickname and the appearance of the school's cheerleaders and basketball players during Tuesday night's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' meeting. In return, trustees later expressed displeasure with the words the woman used during the meeting's public comment time.
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