April 21, 2016 - Stover Middle School social studies teacher Craig Jelks was named 2016 Kershaw County School District Teacher of the Year at a gala Thursday while Camden High English teacher Amy Goodwin was named first alternate. Also honored during the evening’s celebration was Midway Elementary third grade teacher Lindsey Catoe who received the Outstanding First Year Teacher award. Pine Tree Hill Elementary Principal Melissa Royalty also was recognized as the district’s Principal of the Year.
April 20, 2016 - Kershaw County School District will name its 2016 District Teacher of the Year at a 7 p.m. gala in the Camden High School auditorium Thursday, April 21. The public is invited to attend.
April 5, 2016 - “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” That’s what over 200 athletes will say on Friday, April 8 before they begin their contests in the Kershaw County Special Olympics.
April 4, 2016 - Kershaw County School District employees, parents and the local community are invited to learn more about the school district’s 2016-17 budget and provide feedback. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the budget proposal, answer questions and receive suggestions.
March 15, 2016 - Jennifer Gibson, library assistant at North Central Middle School (NCMS) and North Central High School (NCHS), has been named the Media Paraprofessional of the Year by the SC Association of School Librarians (SCASL).
March 9, 2016 - Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTH) Principal Melissa Royalty was named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2016 Princip Pine Tree Hill Elementary School (PTH) Principal Melissa Royalty was named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2016 Principal of the Year today.
March 1, 2016 - The best field trips may be to places that school buses can’t go. That’s definitely the case for Pine Tree Hill Elementary School students Friday who will visit places like the Amazon Forest, the American Frontier and Antarctica through Google Expeditions—360 degree virtual reality experiences—while never leaving their classrooms.
February 24, 2016 - Ten Kershaw County schools were recognized this week by the State Department of Education for academic achievement and closing achievement gaps in 2015. “The Palmetto Gold and Silver awards honor the top performing schools in our state,” said Kershaw County School District Superintendent Frank Morgan. “I greatly appreciate the extraordinary efforts of our staff, students and families to earn recognition at this level.”
Feb. 19, 2016 - In a community steeped in history, it’s fitting that Kershaw County has two winners in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) state essay contest. Camden Middle eighth grader Daniel Putnam and Camden High junior Andrea Roger won their local American History essay contests in December and were chosen as state winners this month from local entries submitted by more than 70 DAR chapters across South Carolina.
As part of the District Office's Relay for Life team activities, during the month of November, several of our district office staff members are not shaving in order to raise funds and "grow" cancer awareness. To support our team, visit our KCSD District Office Relay for Life Team website. To find out more about No Shave November, visit www.no-shave.org.
Members of the District Office staff hosted and participated in a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, September 18. We had two first time donors (Thanks Clara and Luci!) and several community members participate. In total, we collected 20 units of blood. Each unit will be used for three persons so overall, we saved 60 lives!
To find out more about the Red Cross, visit www.redcrossblood.org.