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Montessori School hosts fire department

As part of its program for character development, classes at the Montessori School of Camden (MSC) selected a variety of service projects to help open children's minds to the concept of service to the community.

November 26, 2012 | | Education


KCSD nurses offer more than ‘Band-Aids’

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) nurses showed the Kershaw County Board of School of Trustees that they do more than "put on Band-Aids" at the board's meeting Monday night.

November 23, 2012 | Miciah Bennett | Education


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


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Junior Leadership applications now available

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 ...

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Clowning around

February 17, 2017 | | Education


Bethune Woman's Club, Lions offering scholarships

The Bethune Woman's Club and the Bethune Lion's Club are each offering a $500.00 Scholarship. These scholarships are one-time awards.

February 14, 2017 | | Education


NCHS names students to second quarter Honor Roll

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 ...

February 14, 2017 | | Education


MES announces second quarter Honor Roll students

1st grade

February 14, 2017 | | Education


KCSD Kindergarten Round-Up is Feb. 16

Families with four- and five-year-olds who will attend kindergarten in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) next school year should participate in the school district ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


L-EHS wins state Special Olympics award

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) is one of only eight schools in the sate being recognized this year by Special Olympics South Carolina for efforts to ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


KCSD students leave early Friday, off Feb. 20

Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


Five firms hired for 11 referenda projects

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees approved the selection of five construction management at risk firms to work on 11 different projects on a ...

February 10, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Glenn Price inducted into SCMEA Hall of Fame

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the S.C. Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame on ...

February 10, 2017 | | Education


CCS announces second nine week honor rolls

Cornerstone Christian School recently announced its second nine weeks honor roll.

February 07, 2017 | | Education


L-EWA offering scholarships

The Board of Directors of the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority announce that applications for the Authority's 2017 scholarship awards are available at the L-EWA's ...

February 07, 2017 | | Education


School Days

February 07, 2017 | | Education


FMU names non-profit institute for Fred Sheheen

Francis Marion University (FMU) honored long-time university friend and advocate of the downtrodden, the late Fred Sheheen, at a special event at the FMU Performing ...

February 07, 2017 | | Education


School board may choose referendum project firms

Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees may choose one or more firms to build projects approved by voters for construction and funding by ...

February 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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