Clemson University student Harris Baker of Camden and Francis Marion University student Caitlin Tidwell of Lugoff were recently initiated into Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Tonight, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will discuss safety-related athletic needs and a draft of a timeline to develop a possible 2016 referendum proposal for facility upgrades across the county
After a successful first year of study, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will extend its partnership with the University of South Carolina (USC) to continue reviewing student learning, well-being and general health.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.