In 2005, Clifton Harryton Anderson, a retired mental-health professional, said that he would be a "solid figure and promise keeper" to a small class of Bethune Elementary fifth-graders. To their surprise, Anderson would be consistently "caring" and "supportive" of their endeavors over the next seven years.
Midway Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the fourth nine-weeks period.
Kershaw County Sheriff Jim Matthews appeared at Tuesday's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting in a joint effort to discuss "rumors" regarding the future of school resource officers (SROs) in Camden schools. County SROs currently serve at Camden High School, Camden Middle School and the Continuous Learning Center.
Antuan Augustus (second from left) and Kirsten Baker (second from right), both seniors at Lugoff-Elgin High School, were the winners of the Camden Lugoff Elks 2012 Mary Ellen Ahner Scholarship. Rich Wagner (right) and Vickie Schermbeck (left) from the local Elks Lodge presented the cash awards to the winners on May 17th at the school during a Senior Awards Day Ceremony. The Mary Ellen Ahner Scholarship is awarded each year to students who plan to enter the field of education. The Mary Ellen Ahner Scholarship was established by Jim Ahner in remembrance of his wife Mary Ellen Ahner. Mary Ellen ...
Mrs. Brazell's ELA classes at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School celebrated Decades Day . Students -- such as (from left) Camille Sullivan, Sarah Hardin, Molli Smith, Tyjah Steele, Kara Hayes, Madison Guthrie and Katelyn Vandevander -- researched different aspects of the 1960s, 70s, 80s, and 90s and created Glogsters to present their research. Students dressed in fashion from their decade or as a famous person from their decade. They created a timeline in the hallway and plotted different events, and created a time capsule to represent items from 2000-2011. In class, students presented their decades' research. It was exciting day for all!
Lugoff-Elgin High School senior Matthew Spitzer achieved the distinction of Eagle Scout at a Court of Honor May 20. Matthew's required service project included preparing a detailed map of the historic cemetery of Smyrna United Methodist Church in Elgin. Matthew also built a prayer garden and seating for visitors. Matthew is pictured here presenting the details of his project work to Joe McConnaughay from the church's Cemetery Committee. Matthew is a member of Boy Scout Troop 316, sponsored by St. John's United Methodist Church in Lugoff.
Five Camden Military Academy (CMS) students will perform an original play entitled "Castro" in the National History Day national championship June 10-14 in Maryland.
Kershaw County has produced its own licensed practical nurses (LPNs) for 47 years.
Crews begin demolishing the band room of the old Camden Middle School (CMS) campus Wednesday on Laurens Street. Following CMS' move to McRae Road several years ago, the Kershaw County School District attempted to sell the property twice to developers who had proposed creating a new residential area by extending Jordan Street south to Jordan Street. Neighbors fought the move, leaving the property vacant for years and subject to vandalism. The district decided earlier this year to demolish the remaining buildings and have the debris removed in order to make the property more attractive to sell.
Six hundred students have graduated from the practical nursing program at the Applied Technology Education Center (ATEC) since it opened in September 1968.
Each year at the Montessori School of Camden, students celebrate the end of academics with a "Bridging Ceremony," held in the Baxley Gazebo.
Nineteen practical nursing students at the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) received their nursing pins, participated in a candle lighting ceremony and said the Practical Nurse's Pledge after they earned their diplomas last May 24.
Camden Elementary School of the Creative Arts students in Renee Thompson and Donna Reyes' special needs classes treated their mothers to tea at the Palmetto Coffee Shoppe and Tea Room to celebrate Mother's Day.
Elizabeth Combs of Camden has completed her freshman year at the University of South Carolina with a 4.0 grade point average and was named to the President's List.
Programs funded by a grant obtained by Kershaw County following the 2007 gang-related shooting death of a high school student now employ 41 full- and part-time residents. It has helped reduce recidivism at the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Continuous Learning Center (CLC), provided "targeted" counseling to 2,900 students and created a positive behavioral program that will be expanded to all middle schools.
Loud cheers and happy tears greeted Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan's announcement Thursday evening of the 2016 KCSD Teacher of ...
Blaney Elementary School recently announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
Wateree Elementary School recenlty announced its honor roll for the third nine weeks.
North Centra Middle School recently released its honor roll for the third quarter of the school year.
For the 21st year, Upchurch & Jowers and the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inducted the brightest seniors from Camden, Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools ...
Mandy Harris, a 4th Grade teacher at Jackson Elementary School and the 2015 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Teacher of the Year, received the Charles ...
A decrease in elementary school bus ride disciplinary actions. Helping middle school students prepare better for standardized tests. Giving high school students at risk for ...
Students enrolled in the Kershaw County School District's Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) health science program won first, second and third place medals in ...
Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will begin looking at and discussing the actual wording of a pair of referenda to be placed ...
Lugoff-Elgin High School recently announced its honor rolls for the third quarter.
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