December 11, 2017 - Stover Middle students Alyssa McGrady, Alyssa Deleon, Abbie Adams and Ashlynn Wright (left to right) look at some of the presents that have been donated as part of the school’s Take Time to Care. The school has partnered with the Elgin Toy Round Up and Caring Hands Project to provide needy families with Christmas gifts and food. Persons interested in donating items to the event can call the school at 438-7414.
December 5, 2017 - The public is invited to the Kershaw County School District’s (KCSD) groundbreaking ceremony for its new Applied Education Technology Campus (ATEC) facility on Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. The new facility will be located at 80 Campus Drive on the campus of Central Carolina Technical College (CCTC) in Camden.
November 30, 2017 - The third annual Mid Carolina Credit Union Holiday Classic Basketball tournament will be Dec. 19-20 at Rhame City Arena in Camden. The single elimination tournament will feature girls and boys teams from the three Kershaw County School District high schools and Laurence Manning Academy. Tickets are $7 each day and available at the door. Children under school age will be admitted free. Wristbands will be used so that persons can come and go without having to pay again. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to support the schools’ athletic programs.
November 29, 2017 - Representatives from Invista were recognized by the Kershaw County School Board for their support of the KC Robotics Team at the Nov. 28 school board meeting. Invista’s financial contribution and assistance will help the team in future competitions. Last year, the local robotics team finished second out of 66 teams in the Palmetto Regional First Robotics Competition in Myrtle Beach, earning a wild card invitation to the World Championship in Texas.
November 27, 2017 - The Kershaw County School District will have a half day for students on Dec. 19, the last day of student attendance before the holiday break. Staff will work a regular schedule. Students in 3-and 4-year-old developmentally delayed and 4-year-old kindergarten classes will not attend.
November 17, 2017 - Students from Kershaw County School District’s three high schools are joining together to raise funds for victims of Hurricane Harvey through a Powder Puff football tournament Friday, Dec. 1 at the Lugoff-Elgin High stadium.
November 9, 2017 - Kershaw County School District’s (KCSD) third-year students outperformed the state average on the 2017 ACT college entrance exam. The district’s average ranks it third highest among Midlands area school districts behind Lexington 1 and Lexington/Richland 5.
November 8, 2017 - 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 3, 2017 - Pine Tree Hill Elementary School first grade teacher Dianne Farlett and North Central Middle School 7th grade reading teacher Mary Barrett were named the 2017-18 Kershaw County Reading Teachers of the Year by the Kershaw County Reading Council last night. Bethune Elementary Principal Estelle Benson earned the award for Kershaw County Reading Administrator of the Year.
October 27, 2017 - The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) has been awarded grants from the SC Arts Commission (SCAC) and the SC Department of Education (SCDE) that provide close to $160,000 in additional resources for arts programs.
October 19, 2017 - Five Kershaw County School District teachers received Classroom Enrichment Grants from the Camden Junior Welfare League (CJWL). The League’s purpose is to improve and enrich the social and economic environment of Kershaw County children.
October 17, 2017 - Fifty-seven Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students earned scores high enough on spring 2017 AP exams to be named AP Scholars.