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KCSD state report cards improve

Ninety-five percent of the ratings issued this week on the South Carolina's Annual School District Report Card for schools within the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) are "excellent," "good" or "average."

November 16, 2012 | | Education


Lugoff resident earns honor

A Kershaw County resident was selected as Richland School District Two's (RCSD2) 2012 District Teacher of the Year.

November 12, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Cain remembered as successful superintendent

Many Kershaw County residents will remember Dr. Ralph Cain as a fair, honest and effective education leader who stabilized the school district through strategic planning and helped introduce technological literacy as a new basic skill for students.

November 09, 2012 | | Education


School board nixes pay increase for trustees

Kershaw County Board of School Trustees members will not see a pay increase next year.

November 09, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


NCMS holds mock election

The Kershaw County Election Commission partnered with North Central Middle School to pull off a very successful Mock Student Election which was held in the school library on Thursday, Nov. 1. Ten actual voting booths, borrowed from the Election Commission, were set up for students who simultaneously participated in a larger National Student Mock Election through vote.myvoicemyelection.org. Here, pictured from left to right, are sixth grade social studies students, preparing to vote, in Mr. Pollock's class: Brainna Bell, Regan Atkinson and McKenna Arrants.

November 07, 2012 | | Education


Unplug’d ’12

Doby's Mill Elementary School (DMES) Librarian Betsy Long spent a weekend in with no electricity with her online friends in August.

November 05, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Baron DeKalb Elementary receives money for books

On Oct. 30, Target donated $500 to Baron DeKalb Elementary School along with a gift card for $225. The money will go towards books for Baron DeKalb Elementary school's media center. Patty Liegh, Baron DeKalb Elementary school librarian, plans to purchase hard-back books as well as accelerated reader books, and books requested by students and teachers with the donation money. "We want them to read for the love of reading ... without partnerships like this we couldn't have the books we have," said Liegh. Pictured from left to right are Autumn Barrett, a 5th grader; Shalonda Townsend, operational group ...

November 05, 2012 | | Education


Local schools see ‘change in culture’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has introduced Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) into the KCSD middle schools this year after measureable success with PBIS at the elementary school level.

November 02, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


USC, KCSD team up for social work

Three University of South Carolina (USC) Masters of Social Work students are doing their first year field study in three Kershaw County School District Schools.

October 29, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD could maintain own bus system

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) and other school districts across the state are awaiting news that can severely impact next year's budget. The S.C. General Assembly has decided it can no longer maintain South Carolina's school bus system at the state level, so they want the school districts to take on the responsibility.

October 26, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Bethune Elementary hosts Millie Chaplin

Millie Chaplin, from the Lowcountry of South Carolina, was the artist in residence at Bethune Elementary School during the week of Sept. 24 - 28. Chaplin brought with her a love of storytelling, puppetry, dress-up and her knowledge of colonial life to the students. During her week at Bethune elementary, the students made puppets, corn-husk dolls, puppetry settings, and experienced the types of games that colonial children played.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


Jackson School starts school garden, Garden Day kick off set for Saturday

Jackson School students will be "getting their hands dirty" this school year as they plant and maintain their own school garden.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


SEAGUL students build paper cities

Kershaw County School District's Special Educational Activities Geared for Unique Learning (SEAGUL) students recently took a field study to Clemson University where they worked in small groups, then combined their efforts to form a paper city. Students designed the paper cities at Clemson's School of Architecture.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


CCTC to give scholarship to KCSD adult education graduate

Continuing its support of Kershaw County School District graduates, Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) is offering a full scholarship to the local GED graduate with the highest GED test score.

October 22, 2012 | | Education


KCSD students gain edge with AP, DE

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students are taking more Advanced Placement (AP) and dual enrollment (DE) classes than ever before.

October 22, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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College and University News - June 24, 2016

Umeko Noél Favor, the daughter of Mrs. Mary Ann Favor and Cleophis Favor, recently earned her master's degree in Social Work from Clark ...

June 24, 2016 | | Education


Camden residents graduate from virtual school

Four Camden residents are among 347 seniors to graduate from South Carolina Connections Academy (SCCA), a tuition-free online public school serving students in grades K-12 ...

June 21, 2016 | | Education


Palmetto Boys & Girls State attendees

Three students (from left), Haven Davis, Olivia Loynes and Barrett Coleman, recently attended Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State. Haven and Barrett attended Palmetto ...

June 21, 2016 | | Education


A musical gift

Camden Junior Welfare League (CJWL) President Desiree Allen (third from right) presents a check for $4,000 to North Central Area Schools Band Director Jonas ...

June 17, 2016 | | Education


Feature photos: Bulldog Jazz Collective

The Bulldog Jazz Collective has performed at several events this year, including the first Camden High School Hall of Fame dinner and the Hearts of ...

June 14, 2016 | | Education


CHS Paw Print Exemplary Service Award recipients

Camden High School (CHS) holds the Hearts of Gold program each year to recognize students who have performed at least two service projects for a ...

June 14, 2016 | | Education


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