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.
October 9, 2017 - This spring more than 88 percent of Kershaw County School District’s (KCSD) 11th graders scored at the bronze level or better on the ACT WorkKeys exam, certifying that they have the essential skills needed for success in the workplace.
October 5, 2017 - The Kershaw County School Board recognized 12 students who earned a perfect score on a standardized test this past spring. Five students earned the maximum score on SC PASS, a statewide assessment for students in grades four, six and eight in science and grades five and seven in social studies.
October 4, 2017 - Last year’s Kershaw County School District (KCSD) graduating class had the highest four-year graduation rate ever. Until this year. The district’s graduation rate rose from 91.3 percent in 2016 to 92.2 percent in 2017, according to KCSD Assessment Director Lavoy Carter. Carter said when calculating the rate over a five-year period, it jumps to 94.4 percent.
September 27, 2017 - Kershaw County School District (KCSD) students will make up September 11, the day missed because of inclement weather due to Hurricane Irma, on January 12.
September 26, 2017 - North Central Middle School (NCMS) had the greatest participation in the recent campaign to Fill A Bus with school supplies. Sonic of Camden owner Kimberly Lund (left) and Sonic of Lugoff owner Kevin Wilburn presented NCMS Principal Burch Richardson with a $500 check as a percentage of their sales from a day last month while Fred's Pharmacy Manager Jim Bradshaw (right) who also participated in the campaign looks on. NCMS will use the money for its PBIS (Positive Behavioral Interventions & Support) program.
August 28, 2017 - 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 (LEMS) while Leigh Abee, Tarolyn Lee and Tammy Small have been named administrative assistants at their schools.
August 22, 2017 - 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 18, 2017 - Three Kershaw County School Board members were honored Tuesday for reaching a new level in the SC School Boards Association’s (SCSBA) Boardmanship Institute, which offers a year-round training curriculum to help board members develop skills and stay abreast of state and national education issues.
August 9, 2017 - 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 3, 2017 - LEHS Activities Director and Head Football Coach Matt Campbell (left) presents LEHS Assistant Activities Director and Strength and Conditioning Coach Dr. Mike Armstrong with a plaque recognizing his state honor. Armstrong received a ring for being named SC Strength Coach of the Year.