A Georgia couple is suing Camden Military Academy (CMA), Headmaster Col. Eric Boland and four other CMA employees, claiming they allowed cadets to, among other allegations, beat, sodomize and rape their 13-year-old son when he attended the school between August 2008 and January 2009.
Several students from the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) participated in the Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) competition held March 7-9 in Charleston. Amber Farmer (first row, left) and Chelsea McDonald (second row, left) won first place for Career Health Display. Brooke Edwards (first row, center), Caleb Reese (second row, second from right) and Ben Blankenship (second row, second from left) won first place in the Health Education category. Thomas "Gunnar" Branham (second row, right) won first place in the Researched Persuasive Speaking. Brittany Baird (first row, right) won third place for Medical Photography.
Applications will be accepted through May 2 for the 2012 Thomas E. McLester Scholarship Award, given by Camden First United Methodist Church.
Anyone who knows Ed Yount knows his blood is probably Carolina blue. But they also know his love for the UNC Tar Heels is nothing compared to his love for children.
Fifteen Kershaw County schools -- six more than last year -- were among 853 schools statewide recognized by the S.C. Department of Education for academic achievement and closing achievement gaps in 2011.
Dogs and horses brought Sylvia "Sibby" Upton Wood and her husband, Max, to Camden 43 years ago. They moved from St. Joseph, Mich., a rich arts community, to Camden, which Wood early on considered a town "void" of the performing arts.
Three faculty members with the Montessori School of Camden (MSC) have been certified at the Early Childhood level (ages 3-6). Meek Duren, Oscar Avila and Kenia Dayeh de Bermudez were recognized Feb. 24 at the annual conference of Montessori Educational Programs International (MEPI), held at Litchfield Beach. MEPI is one of about eight professional societies in the United States that oversee Montessori teacher preparation. All three teachers studied under Mariyam Petiwala through the Institute for Guided Studies (IGS), located in Camden. IGS is one of only four programs in South Carolina accredited to train educators to work in Montessori classrooms ...
The following are menus for Kershaw County schools for the week of March 26-30:
Things are looking up for the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) new budget. KCSD Superintendent Dr. Frank Morgan presented the $65.4 million preliminary 2012-2013 budget at Tuesday's Kershaw County Board of School Trustees meeting.
Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) held a moment of silence Monday in memory of a 16-year-old female student who committed suicide Friday. L-EHS offered counseling assistance to both students and staff.
On Tuesdays at Midway Elementary School, second-grade classes are often found being led by a special instructor. Kershaw County Deputy Mechelle Cobb enriches the students' usual social studies lessons with instruction on the importance of law enforcement in the community and strategies for dealing with conflict and bullying. Cobb also serves as a mentor for students. She works with students YaKeem Knox, MaKhi Holmes, Summer Martin and Matty Stephens. Cobb and students Summer Martin, Yakeem Knox and Chris Crane visit with K-9 deputy Hailey and Lt. Ty Cobb.
North Central High School has announced its honor rolls for the second nine-week period.
"Insufficient evidence." That's the word from a federal civil rights office regarding Title IX federal funding allegations against Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS). Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, forbids sex discrimination in any activity receiving financial federal assistance.
Thirty-seven students from Camden Middle School (CMS) will compete Friday in a regional science fair at the University of South Carolina (USC).
For her work promoting literacy, Pine Tree Hill Elementary School Principal Lisa Shannon has been named the South Carolina International Reading Council's (SCIRA) Administrator of the Year.
The following students were named to the Cornerstone Christian School honor roll for the third nine weeks period:
"Dimplez" and "Havoc" have been part of the Kershaw County step team program since they were 9 and 10 years old, respectively.
Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) students captured first place in state competition for their community awareness project on fighting hunger in Kershaw County.
The deadline for rising high school juniors and seniors to apply for the 2017-18 Junior Leadership Kershaw County class is Friday, March 31.
Bethune Elementary was the overall winner of the Kershaw County School District's Academic Quiz Bowl for the Kershaw County School District elementary schools. All ...
Wednesday turned out to be a special day at North Central High School (NCHS).
The Kershaw County Adult Education (KCAE) program earned several top state awards -- including the Citizen Leadership Award -- at a recent success luncheon sponsored by the ...
A number of local students were recently named to the Clemson University Dean's List for the fall 2016 semester.
In 2016, the School Improvement Council of Camden High School (CHS) created the CHS Hall of Fame to honor alumni whose accomplishments, deeds and character ...
Students will start school this fall a little earlier than originally planned -- Thursday, Aug. 17, to be exact.
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