Friday, November 20, 2015 - Lesley Corner, assistant principal of Camden High School in Kershaw County School District, has been named the 2016 High School Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.
November 19, 2015 - Pine Tree Hill Elementary School third grade teacher Mellisa Holder and Camden High School English teacher Amy Goodwin were named the 2015-16 Kershaw County Reading Teachers of the Year by the Kershaw County Reading Council last week.
November 20, 2015 - The Kershaw County Teacher Forum organized a Pennies for Change campaign, raising $4,096.14 for the United Way of Kershaw County to benefit local flooding victims. Students and employees from schools brought in loose change, and TD Bank in Camden donated the services of counting all the coins. The project was the idea of Stover Middle School teacher Sarah Spoto.
November 19, 2015 - Eighteen Kershaw County School District students were recognized by the Kershaw County School Board Tuesday night for earning perfect scores on standardized tests given this spring.
Nov. 10, 2015 - The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) again received “unmodified opinions” — the top results possible — during its annual financial audit as completed by an external independent CPA firm.
Nov. 9, 2015 - U.S. Army Recruiting Deputy Commander Brig. Gen. Troy Kok, the U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion Columbia and students from the Applied Technology Education Campus (ATEC) will show case a “new” Army helicopter.
November 6, 2015 - The Kershaw County School Board voted Tuesday to adjust the 2015-16 school year’s end-of-first semester dates due to the days missed for flooding last month.
November 5, 2015 - Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the rating for general obligation (GO) bonds issued by the Kershaw County School District, a move that will save taxpayers a significant amount of money, according to KCSD officials.
October 22, 2015 - Camden’s Zemp Football Stadium will be filled with 800 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students tomorrow but books will replace footballs in the hands of the students.
Oct. 14, 2015 - At its meeting last night, the Kershaw County School Board approved making Monday, Oct. 19—which was originally scheduled as a professional development day for teachers—into a regular school day. The other three make up days were already built into the 2015-16 school calendar. The school board has the option to waive the fifth missed day.
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.