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North Central Middle School announces honor roll

North Central Middle School recently announced its honor rolls for the first nine weeks of school.

November 17, 2015 | | Education


ATEC refurbishes helicopter

U.S. Army Brigadier Gen. Troy Kok, deputy commanding general for Army Recruiting (center) leads a group of Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students, elected officials, veterans and others Tuesday in shouting "Ooh Rah!" to welcome "Lena," an Army AH-1F Cobra helicopter students recently finished restoring. "Lena" is named for singer and actress Lena Horne, whom Kok said devoted her time to supporting the armed forces. ATEC's 33 auto collision, welding, digital art and design and graphic design students collectively worked for more than 1,000 hours to refurbish "Lena," which saw action in Viet Nam, Desert Storm and ...

November 13, 2015 | | Education


MPES celebrates Dictionary Day

Danyelle Stokes (first picture), a 1st Grader in Amanda Williams' class at Mt. Pisgah Elementary School (MPES) dressed up as a nurse for Dictionary Day on Oct. 30. The celebration served as a creative way to use Halloween to develop language skills and knowledge. The second picture features MPES Kindergarten teachers Melissa Gandy and Sheryl Barrett.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


DMES reports first nine weeks honor rolls

Doby's Mill Elementary School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine-weeks period.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


CCS lists first quarter honor rolls

Cornerstone Christian School has announced its honor rolls for the first nine week period.

November 13, 2015 | | Education


School district earns best ever bond rating

Moody's, one of the country's two major investment ratings companies, recently upgraded the Kershaw County School District's general obligation bond rating from A1 to Aa3. Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson said the A1 rating is described as "upper medium quality." Wilson said the new Aa3 rating is described as being in the "very high quality" category.

November 06, 2015 | | Education


School board to continue facilities discussion

Facility needs will once again be the subject of discussion during a Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting tonight. Trustees, using information compiled from their own Oct. 20 reports of a series of public feedback meetings on facilities, will likely begin prioritizing those needs and, possibly, begin discussing exactly how to fund any projects.

November 03, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Trustees hear possible school construction bond scenario

A bond issue of $106.47 million and a penny sales tax to offset a potential increase in property millage.

October 27, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


CES to honor veterans today

Camden Elementary School will honor local veterans today beginning with a special breakfast in the school cafeteria at 7:30 a.m.

October 27, 2015 | | Education


Trustees review public feedback on facilities

North Central area residents of Kershaw County feel as though they've been overlooked and want to keep their small, community schools open. People living in the Camden and Lugoff-Elgin areas want the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) moved to a proposed joint economic development campus with Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC).

October 23, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Eight hundred KCSD students to enjoy read-in

Camden's Zemp Football Stadium will be filled with 800 Kershaw County School District students today, but books will replace footballs in student's hands as part of the first-ever Kershaw County Read-In.

October 23, 2015 | | Education


Online only: School board meets Tuesday

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will begin discussing the feedback it received from a series of public feedback meetings on facilities tonight. The board will meet in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) board room at the district's office on West DeKalb Street in Camden. The meeting begins at 6 p.m. and is open to the public.

October 20, 2015 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


School Days

October 20, 2015 | | Education


L-EHS football team L.E.A.P.S. to WES

Some Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) football players helped Wateree Elementary School (WES) students start the day recently with a smile by opening car doors and reading to them. The players, part of L.E.A.P.S. (Lugoff-Elgin Athletes Providing Service) are (first picture, from left) Elliot Campbell, Hunter Campbell, Blake Crane, Walker Gainey, Tripp Cox, Cole Armstrong, Wyatt Campbell, Adam Rowson, Lorenzo Portee, Ian Campbell, Carlos Gordon, Malek Lyles, Rahmel Burton, Gunnar Catoe and Evan McDonald. In the second picture, Hunter, who is also this year's homecoming king reads to WES kindergarten students.

October 20, 2015 | | Education


CMA Battalion Commander sets example for fellow cadets

Camden Military Academy (CMA) senior Santiago Villalobos' knows his rank of battalion commander carries much responsibility -- and he believes he is up to the challenge.

October 20, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Education


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Outcry led trustees to table consolidation discussion

A week ago tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees unanimously tabled a discussion on the pros and cons of placing a consolidated Bethune ...

February 09, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Wateree Elementary School announces honor roll

Wateree Elementary School has announced its Honor Roll for the Second Nine Week Period.

February 09, 2016 | | Education


CCTC joins new minority male collaborative

Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) has joined the Minority Male Community College Collaborative (M2C3) National Consortium on College Men of Color. According to a CCTC ...

February 09, 2016 | | Education


Hundreds turn out for board meeting at Mt. Pisgah

The Kershaw County Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to delay a discussion on where to place a consolidated Bethune/Mt. Pisgah elementary school. The ...

February 05, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


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