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School board may amend budgets tonight

Tonight, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) officials will ask the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees to amend both the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 and FY 2017-18 budgets. The 2016-17 fiscal year ended June 30, with the current fiscal year starting the next day.

September 19, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


ATEC fall open house today

The Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) will hold its fall semester open house today from 5 to 7 p.m. Parents of students and the general public are invited to attend and become familiar with school district's career center.

September 12, 2017 | | Education


Hurricane Irma

"In some way, shape or form, we are probably going to be impacted by this."

September 08, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


KCSD looks to bridge communities with show choir

Students at all middle and high schools will have a new extracurricular opportunity this school year with the creation of a Kershaw County School District (KCSD) show choir.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


School counselors to participate in industry showcase

Kershaw County School District counselors will get a first-hand look at how local industry and businesses are connecting with education during the 2017 Industry Showcase on Sept. 13 at the Applied Technology Education Campus.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


Junior Leadership Kershaw County 2017-18 underway

Junior Leadership Kershaw County kicked off its 30th year, Aug. 25-26, with a two-day retreat for the 2017-18 class that included conquering a high ropes course.

September 05, 2017 | | Education


School board to consider new athletic admission policy

The Kershaw County Board of School Trustees will consider a proposed new policy, DFD, entitled "Athletic Fees and Athletic Passes" during its meeting tonight.

September 05, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Strong is new assistant principal at LEMS

The new school year has started with familiar faces in administrative jobs for the Kershaw County School District (KCSD). Cody Strong is the assistant principal at Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (L-EMS) while Leigh Abee, Tarolyn Lee and Tammy Small have been named administrative assistants at their respective schools.

September 01, 2017 | | Education


Local students build prosthetic device

Presbyterian College students Andrew Rhodes, a junior physics major from Lugoff, and Anna Crosby, a junior physics major from Camden, spent the summer researching high-functioning, low-cost 3D printed prosthetics.

August 25, 2017 | | Education


KCSD Parent Portal reopened

The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has reopened its PowerSchool Parent Portal, an online system for parents to view their students' attendance and grades, and updated its mobile app to also include this real-time information.

August 25, 2017 | | Education


Back to school!

A number of Kershaw County School district schools sent in first day of school pictures for us to share. From a kindergartener celebrating her birthday to a teacher-class selfie, here's a look at the memories made as Kershaw County went back to school for 2017-18.

August 22, 2017 | | Education


School trustees spar over football ticket prices

Several members of the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees became engaged in heated discussion over Camden High School's (CHS) decision to charge $7 for all Bulldog varsity football games while Lugoff-Elgin and North Central high schools still charge $6.

August 18, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


More students involved in KCSD summer reading program during 2017

Two years ago, during the summer of 2015, the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) inaugural summer reading program served 27 students at one location. In 2016, the program grew to serve students at six locations and collaborated with the Boys & Girls clubs and the Kershaw County Recreation Department.

August 15, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Armstrong named S.C. Strength Coach of the Year

Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) athletes have realized that they were fortunate to have the expertise of Mike Armstrong as their strength and conditioning coach, but now the rest of the state recognizes that too.

August 11, 2017 | | Education


Senior citizens can attend school sponsored events free

Kershaw County citizens age 65 years or older can receive lifetime Golden Circle passes that allow them to attend school-sponsored activities or athletic events free of charge. The passes are good from year to year. Admission to athletic playoffs is not included.

August 11, 2017 | | Education


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January 12 will be Irma make-up day for KCSD

Kids will have to be in school on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, a day they originally thought they'd have off as a teacher work ...

September 22, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Education


Bean chosen for S.C. Education Policy Fellowship

Rebecca "Becky" Bean, of Camden, who serves as the communications manager for the S.C. School Boards Association, is one of 17 professional and civic ...

September 22, 2017 | | Education


Second annual CHS Hall of Fame induction October 12

Patrick Davis. Alfred Mae Drakeford. Dr. Paul Joseph Sr. Dr. Janet Marshall. Thomas "Daddy Mac" McLester Sr. Austin Sheheen. These will be the people inducted ...

September 22, 2017 | | Education


Clemson student from Camden takes part in wetland project

A Clemson student from Camden assisted a group of South Carolina homeowners and business owners to know the value of using best management practices (BMPs ...

September 22, 2017 | By DENISE ATTAWAY Clemson College of Agriculture | Education


Tracking Irma

September 19, 2017 | | Education


College and University News - Sept. 19, 2017

The Citadel honored three area students with Gold Stars for outstanding academic achievement during the spring semester of the 2016-2017 academic year. They are Tony ...

September 19, 2017 | | Education


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