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Board hears West Wateree Phase 2 options
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At Tuesday’s meeting of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Executive Director for Operations Billy Smith presented a PowerPoint which offered an overview of maps and information regarding Facilities Equalization Plan Phase 2 options in the West Wateree area; Smith had similarly presented overviews regarding the Camden area at the Jan. 21 board meeting and regarding the North Central area at the Feb. 4 board meeting. Smith’s presentations showed the following issues to be in question in the Camden area and offered the following proposals: Camden High School • CHS renovation and athletic facilities upgrades on Ehrenclou site only ($7.82 million); or • CHS renovation, Zemp Stadium renovation and other athletic facilities upgrades on Ehrenclou site ($7.82 million) Camden Elementary School • Replacement of former Camden Middle School site (including demolition of current building) ($18.15 million); or • Renovation of current building ($13.03 million). In the North Central area, Smith presented the following options: North Central High School • Renovation and athletic facilities upgrades ($6.17 million) North Central Middle School • Addition with science labs and special needs classrooms ($1.92 million) Elementary schools • Combined North Central Elementary School (300 capacity) to replace Bethune and Mt.