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Patience leads to teaching students with special minds

Growing up in Bucks County, Pa., Nancy Silverman always knew her life would be filled with rewarding edification. She would begin as the student; she would become the teacher. Though unforeseen at the time, her first lessons would not come from a book but from life in the revered lessons of patience and waiting. Shortly after being accepted to Temple University, Silverman realized this was not going to be her time for school. College would have to wait, but she had no doubt it would be there when she returned. She would spend the next years giving her new husband ...

April 26, 2013 | Paula Joseph | Education


An All Star Send Off

Doby's Mill Elementary School students gave its Special Olympians a world class send-off as they headed off to competition. More than half of the school lined the front sidewalk, cheering and holding signs of encouragement and support as these special athletes left the school grounds to attend the Special Olympics at Camden Military Academy on April 12.

April 24, 2013 | | Education


DME named a 2013 national School of Character finalist

Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist.

April 22, 2013 | | Education


DMES named School of Character finalist

Doby's Mill Elementary School is one of 35 schools across the United States to be named a 2013 national School of Character finalist.

April 22, 2013 | | Education


Mitchell to be new assistant principal at L-EHS

Joel Mitchell, a science teacher at Mid-Carolina High School in Prosperity, will become an assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) next school year.

April 19, 2013 | | Education


Upchurch & Jowers celebrates 2013’s top seniors

The top 30 students in Kershaw County's 2013 senior class were honored for their hard work and dedication to academics Monday evening at the 18th annual Upchurch & Jowers All-County Academic Team banquet.

April 19, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Wateree Elementary School reports Honor Roll

WES has

April 19, 2013 | | Education


BES, LSMS heading to national archery finals

The Blaney Elementary School (BES) and Leslie M. Stover Middle School (LSMS) archery teams both won first place in the South Carolina state archery tournament and are heading to the national archery finals in Louisville, Ky., in May.

April 17, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Camden Elementary School reports honor rolls

Camden Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the third nine-weeks period.

April 15, 2013 | | Education


KCSD revamps SEAGUL program

The Kershaw County School District will offer more classes for eighth-grade SEAGUL students as part of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees' five-year gifted education plan. Trustees expressed hope the new curriculum for SEAGUL -- Special Education Activities Geared for Unique Learning -- will maintain student interest to keep them from dropping out of the program during the school year.

April 12, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


KCSD’s Walker named STAR teacher

Kershaw County School District's 2011-2012 District Teacher of the Year (DTOY) and 2012-2013 S.C. Honor Roll Teacher (HRT) Helen Walker was selected as one of ten South Carolina educators to participate in Strategies for Teacher Advancement and Renewal (STAR) in March.

April 03, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


Lugoff-Elgin Middle School awards 8th grade science fair winners

Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) held their annual 8th grade science fair on March 12. Projects were put in categories such as Behavioral and Social Sciences and Botany. The winners this year are as listed.

April 03, 2013 | | Education


Kershaw County School District to hold budget meetings

Kershaw County School District employees and the local community are invited to learn more about the school district's 2013-14 budget and provide feedback. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the budget proposal, answer questions and receive suggestions.

March 29, 2013 | | Education


Girls on the run

Lugoff Elementary School (LES) is boosting self-esteem and body confidence with their recently formed Girls on the Run program.

March 29, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


BADD Club brings program to help students ‘arrive alive’

Camden High School (CHS) students may think they know what happens if they text while driving. A program brought to the school by the CHS' Bulldogs Against Destruction Decisions (BADD) Club showed them not only what texting and driving is like, but drinking and driving as well. CHS administrators are hoping Monday's appearance by UNITE's Arrive Alive tour will help keep Kershaw County roads safer and shine a light on the dangers of texting or driving while intoxicated.

March 27, 2013 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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Bethune scholarship winner

McKayla Williams (third from left) recently won the Bethune Lions Club scholarship. A recent graduate of McBee High School, she is the daughter of Mark ...

July 21, 2017 | | Education


Families able to register KCSD students online

Families in the Kershaw County School District can fill out their children's school registration materials online using a web-based system now available at www ...

July 18, 2017 | | Education


New schools to cost $5 million less to build

It will cost the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) $5 million less to build replacements for Camden, Lugoff and Wateree elementary schools than originally estimated ...

July 14, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Gardner to be new principal at MPES

During its meeting Tuesday night, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees selected Britt Gardner to serve as the principal for Mt. Pisgah Elementary School ...

July 14, 2017 | | Education


Board to review ‘guaranteed maximum price’ for new schools

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will gather tonight for its only regular meeting of July. On the agenda will be consideration of a ...

July 11, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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