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L-EHS senior creates certified wildlife habitat at school

Jacob Whisenhunt, a senior at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS), has successfully created a certified wildlife habitat through the National Wildlife Federation's (NWF) Garden for Wildlife program. The NWF is America's largest wildlife conservation and education organization. Jacob's habitat has also been co-certified with NWF's state affiliate, the South Carolina Wildlife Federation.

February 20, 2018 | By Jenny Proctor, L-EHS Special to the C-I | Education


‘Bridge to Clemson’ scholarships available

Scholarships are available for Kershaw County students who will enter Tri-County Technical College's Bridge to Clemson program this fall.

February 16, 2018 | | Education


CCTC celebrates grand opening

Although classes started back in January, Central Carolina Technical College's (CCTC) new Kershaw County campus celebrated its grand opening on Feb. 8. Around 150 people, including many VIPs, crowded into a portion of new space devoted to the Kershaw County Economic Development Office for some welcoming and inspirational words.

February 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Montessori becomes public charter school

The Montessori School of Camden (MSC) received a charter as a public charter school by the Charter Institute at Erskine (CIE), which is run by Erskine College, in Due West on Friday.

February 13, 2018 | | Education


Board holding another special called meeting tonight

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees is holding a special called meeting tonight, the second in three weeks, to continue work on searching for a replacement for current Kershaw County School District Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan. Morgan announced in January that he will retire at the end of June.

February 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Camden High college fair is Feb. 17

All interested students and their families are invited to attend Camden High School's (CHS) College Fair on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to noon.

February 09, 2018 | | Education


School board recognizes arts grants recipients

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees recognized several district teachers of the arts during its meeting Tuesday at the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) district offices.

February 09, 2018 | Jim Tatum | Education


KCSD hiring substitute food service employees

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is looking for persons who are interested in serving as substitutes in its school cafeterias. Food service substitutes are paid $9 per hour and have the potential to become permanent part-time employees when positions arise.

February 09, 2018 | | Education


Junior Leadership applications available

Applications for the 2018-19 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class for rising juniors and seniors are now available at the county's high schools, the Kershaw County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center, and online at www.kershawcountychamber.org/junior-leadership.

February 09, 2018 | | Education


Midway Elementary announces 3rd quarter honor roll

1st Grade

February 09, 2018 | | Education


BDK Elementary announces 2nd quarter honor roll

1st Grade

February 09, 2018 | | Education


L-EHS JROTC drill team invited to be Best of the Best

The U.S. Army has invited Lugoff-Elgin High School's (L-EHS) drill team to participate in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Drill Competition, which will be held in February.

February 06, 2018 | By Jenny Proctor, L-EHS Special to the C-I | Education


KCSD receives favorable interest rate on bond sale

In a press release issued Jan. 31, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials say they are happy with news from last week's sale of $129 million bonds for 17 construction projects approved by Kershaw County voters in 2016.

February 06, 2018 | | Education


School board considering facility naming policy revisions

Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will consider revision to the Kershaw County School District's facility naming policy. While some of the revisions are minor, the biggest change is the addition of a section on "Naming Rights in Consideration."

February 06, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD: Music teacher followed protocol

On Thursday, Jan. 25, Wateree Elementary School (WES) Principal Gail Stehle opened an email sent to her that afternoon from a concerned parent. The parent, whose child attends 4th Grade at WES, expressed their concern that recorders -- many students' first wind instrument beyond a kazoo -- were being shared at a time when the county and district, along with the rest of South Carolina and the country, are experiencing one of the worst flu seasons during recent years.

February 02, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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KCSD budget tweaks come with criticism of lawmakers

As lawmakers in Columbia continue working on a proposed state budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, so, too, does the Kershaw County School District (KCSD ...

April 20, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


ATEC students win SC HOSA honors

Seven Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students brought home honors medals after competing at the state Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Leadership Conference in ...

April 20, 2018 | | Education


School board begins looking at five-year strategic plans

During its April 10 meeting, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees began looking at a five-year strategic plan for the Kershaw County School District ...

April 17, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


VMI bound

April 17, 2018 | | Education


Superintendent search interviews to start May 7

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will begin interviewing candidates to replace retiring Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan on May ...

April 13, 2018 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD to hold budget meetings

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees and the local community are invited to learn more about the district's proposed Fiscal Year 2019 budget and ...

April 13, 2018 | | Education


L-EMS announces 3rd quarter honor roll

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School recently announced its third quarter honor roll.

April 10, 2018 | | Education


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