The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is working to change the way it approaches K-12 alternative education. In a continuous effort to increase graduation rates and help students succeed in life, district administrators and community members have come together to create an Alternative Education Plan to target students who do not learn well in the "typical" classroom setting.
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The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is set to undergo a nine-month "self-assessment" process that will better prepare it for a three-day, peer-reviewed accreditation this fall. The district will be accredited by AdvancED, formed in 2006 through the consolidation of the widely-recognized Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. AdvancED requires the self-evaluation prior to the accreditation process.
The Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) band program had seven students selected to participate in the 6th Annual Limestone College Honor Band Clinic.
Thirty-six years of experience in South Carolina's education system has led Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Dr. Connie Long to the role of president of one of the largest professional organizations for educators in South Carolina.
A new pilot program may help students who are behind in earning high school credits pursue a General Equivalency Diploma (GED). The program is the result of a team-up between the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Continuous Learning Center (CLC) and the district's Adult Education program.
Thanks to a new partnership with Benedict College, Camden High School (CHS) students are creating a successful foundation for their college career. CHS recently became affiliated with Benedict's Upward Bound program which, according to its website, is committed to fostering the necessary academic and social skills to prepare students to compete in a global society.
An annual Richland County tradition will begin benefitting schools in the West Wateree portion of Kershaw County this year.
A teacher's responsibility doesn't end with state-mandated curriculum. Character, morals, positive behavior and leadership skills are also key aspects of developing well-rounded and responsible adults. To better influence every area of their student's lives, Jackson Elementary School (JES) faculty and staff members have implemented The Leader in Me, a program developed by the late Stephen Covey, author of "7 Habits of Highly Effective People."
For years, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson has said the way the state of South Carolina funds its public schools isn't working. Now, he's among a group of representatives from 16 school districts that has developed the S.C. Jobs, Education and Tax (SCJET) Act of 2013. It's an effort, Wilson said, to restructure education funding once again.
As the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) begins to prepare for crafting its 2013-2014 budget, the board will take a hard look at the legislation and funding mechanisms that will affect its budget.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is gearing up to use five new "much needed" handicap school buses in the coming weeks.
Sixteen Kershaw County educators -- one first time applicant and 15 renewals -- have earned the highest credential available in the teaching profession, bringing the total number of KCSD teachers who are National Board certified to 125.
Persons interested in employment with the Kershaw County School District are invited to participate in the district's 12th annual Teacher Career Fair Saturday, Feb. 2. The event will be held from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Camden High School (1022 Ehrenclou Drive, Camden)
Four Kershaw County School District students won a regional title in the Santee-Lynches 2012 Poetry and Poster Contest. The theme of this year's contest was "Inspiring Careers: Honoring History."
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) has received a $7,500 grant from the South Carolina State Firefighters Association (SCSFA) for its firefighting program.
The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500.00 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.
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 ...
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