February 22, 2017 - Football opened up a world of success for USC Gamecock football players Langston Moore and Preston Thorne and now they want to do the same for some of their youngest fans—through reading.
February 20, 2017 - In 2012, Baron DeKalb Elementary (BDK) received the state’s Exemplary Writing Program Award. This year, the school is one of four finalists for a state award to recognize its Exemplary Reading Program.
February 16, 2017 - The Kershaw County School District is looking for persons who are interested in serving as substitutes in its school cafeterias. Food Service substitutes are paid $9 per hour and have the potential to become permanent part time employees when positions arise.
February 17, 2017 - The community is invited to a showcase of Kershaw County student visual and performing art at “Celebrating the Arts of Kershaw County Schools” on Thursday, Feb. 23 at Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS).
February 15, 2017 - Last year, Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) hosted a prom for special needs students that was planned by other LEHS students. This year, the celebration is being held in conjunction with Valentine’s Day.
February 10, 2017 - The Kershaw County School Board is making it easy for local, small and minority-owned businesses who want to be a part of upcoming school construction projects to express their interest and learn more about project specifications.
February 9, 2017 - Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will be dismissed early on Friday, Feb. 17 to allow teachers to participate in professional development and not attend school on Monday, Feb. 20 as it is a teacher workday.
February 9, 2017 - Camden Middle School student Aaliyah Tucker received first place in the South Carolina NAACP Essay Contest with an essay entitled “How Public Education Advances the Dream.” She read it on the steps of the Statehouse during the King Day at the Dome and received $100 for this award. Aaliyah is the daughter of Rhonda and Vernon Tucker.
February 9, 2017 - Fitness Zone Owner George Gibson presented three Kershaw County School District (KCSD) elementary schools with grants to fund physical fitness projects using the proceeds from December’s Jingle Bell Run.
Feb. 8, 2017 - At its meeting Tuesday night, the Kershaw County School Board named Brian Rimpf to be the new activities director/football coach at Camden High School and Tyronne Drakeford for the same position at North Central High School.
Feb. 2, 2017 - Only eight schools in South Carolina are being recognized this year by Special Olympics South Carolina for their efforts to provide inclusive sports and activities for students with and without disabilities. Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) is one of those eight.
Feb. 3, 2017 - Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) band director Glenn Price was the only person inducted into the South Carolina Music Educators Association (SCMEA) Hall of Fame today.
February 1, 2017 - Six Kershaw County School District (KCSD) football players participated in National Signing Day today.
January 25, 2017 - Five Kershaw County School District (KCSD) football players will participate in National Signing Day on Wednesday, Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at the KCSD district office (2029 W. DeKalb Street, Camden.)
January 20, 2017 - Two Kershaw County School Board (KCSB) members have been recognized by the SC School Boards Association (SCSBA) for their service and dedication. The presentations were made during the Jan. 17 KCSB meeting as a part of School Board Member Appreciation Month.
January 12, 2017 - At its organizational meeting Tuesday, the Kershaw County Board of School Trustees swore in its newly elected members and elected new officers.
January 4, 2017 - Twenty Lugoff-Elgin High School students will have their artwork displayed at The Village Artists Art Gallery during January.
January 6, 2017 - Nine Kershaw County educators have been recertified with the highest credential available in the teaching profession, bringing the total number of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) employees who are National Board certified to 109.
At its Jan. 13 meeting, the Kershaw County School Board (KCSB) recognized two community volunteers for their service.
December 15, 2016 - The Kershaw County School District’s (KCSD) financial operations have again received the best audit results possible with “unmodified opinions” from an external independent CPA firm.
November 22, 2016 - The Kershaw County Teacher Forum organized a Pennies for Change campaign, raising $3,500.31 for the United Way of Kershaw County and American Red Cross to benefit Hurricane Matthew victims. Students and employees from Kershaw County School District schools brought in loose change, and SAFE Federal Credit Union and Regions Bank donated the services of counting all the coins and issuing the check. The project was the idea of Stover Middle School teacher Sarah Spoto.
November 2, 2016 - Central Carolina Technical College President Dr. Tim Hardee was recognized by the Kershaw County School Board for his leadership in forming a strong partnership with the school district. Under his tenure, dual enrollment offerings have been increased, a joint economic development campus is being developed and free tuition for Kershaw County graduates is available. Hardee is leaving CCTC to become the president of the South Carolina Technical College System.
November 18, 2016 - Baron DeKalb Elementary (BDK) students were recognized today by the Education Oversight Committee (EOC) for being one of two school winners in the “Read Your Way to the Big Game” contest. Thirty-one schools participated in the contest which required at least 70 percent of the school’s student body to read six books or more. BDK had 94 percent of its 215 students earn this requirement, reading a total of 1,212 book.