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A book parade

A parade of students, teachers and parents (first picture) turn into Stephanie's Preschool Blessings and Afterschool Care Center on Mill Street on the morning of March 23. The students dressed up as characters from books they've read recently, including The Hungry Caterpillar, The Cat in the Hat and Caps for Sale. Kershaw County Library Bookmobile Librarian Jennifer Kelley (second photo, left) served as the parade's grand marshal, driven by new Camden Police Department COPS Officer Karen Devors.

March 31, 2017 | | Education


DMES announces third quarter honor rolls

First grade

March 28, 2017 | | Education


Special champs

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 for students with and without disabilities. The school received its official banner Unified Champion School Award this month and is one of only eight SC schools to be honored. Be A Fan Club sponsors are Kathy Ross, Diana Curtis and Libby Martin.

March 28, 2017 | | Education


Shop locally

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 do the same. The resolution states that dollars spent in Kershaw County support the local economy and provide funding for schools and that the one-cent sales tax that was approved by voters in November will provide additional funds for improved school facilities. In this photo, school board members look on as School Board Chairman Ron Blackmon signs the resolution. Pictured from left, front row: School Board Chaplain Shirley Halley, Blackmon and School Board Vice Chairman ...

March 28, 2017 | | Education


NCHS announces third quarter honor rolls

9th Grade

March 28, 2017 | | Education


New schools may cost $3.5 million less to build

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 elementary schools. However, the district's project consultant told school board trustees at their March 21 meeting that doesn't mean the district will have $3.5 million left over when the referenda-approved projects are completed.

March 28, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


NCHS JROTC service project now underway

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 veterans need. The collecting of items started March 20 and will conclude April 7. several collection points have been established to make it easy for anyone to donate. Once the items are collected then a date will be coordinated with VA Dorn Hospital of when to deliver what was collected.

March 24, 2017 | | Education


ATEC Spring Plant Sale slated for April 3-7

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 the school's greenhouse.

March 24, 2017 | | Education


Student growth funding ‘crisis’ coming, says KCSD

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 performance could be hurt.

March 24, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Diamonds from the beginning

"Dimplez" and "Havoc" have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.

March 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


ATEC students win community awareness competition

Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.

March 21, 2017 | | Education


School board to discuss growth

Tonight, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan and KCSD Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson are scheduled to make a report to the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees on projected enrollment growth and local funding.

March 21, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CCS names honor rolls, spelling club students

The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:

March 21, 2017 | | Education


Junior Leadership applications due March 31

The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.

March 17, 2017 | | Education


Quiz Bowl champs!

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 11 elementary schools participated in the competition on March 1. Shown front row, left are Trevor Lucas, Sebastian Gainey, Zyreon Caldwell, and Lacy Spann. From left, back row, are Coach Jennifer Oglesby, Olivia Young, Tabatha Catoe, Mirage Ciesielski, and Coach Frances Raab.

March 17, 2017 | | Education


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School trustees spar over football ticket prices

Several members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees became engaged in heated discussion over Camden High School's (CHS) decision to charge $7 ...

August 18, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


More students involved in KCSD summer reading program during 2017

Two years ago, during the summer of 2015, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inaugural summer reading program served 27 students at one location. In ...

August 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Armstrong named S.C. Strength Coach of the Year

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) athletes have realized that they were fortunate to have the expertise of Mike Armstrong as their strength and conditioning coach, but ...

August 11, 2017 | | Education


Senior citizens can attend school sponsored events free

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 ...

August 11, 2017 | | Education


KCSD already earned $1.4 million from penny sales tax

In just four months, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) earned nearly $1.4 million in revenue from a penny sales tax voters approved by ...

August 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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