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Registration is Open for 2022-23!

  • For Returning Students:

    • Snapcode letters have been sent to the primary parent/guardian email address in the student's records.
    • Problems?  Please call your student's school on Monday-Thursday, 7:45 AM - 5 PM.

    For New Students:

    • Contact your child's zoned school on Monday-Thursday, 7:45 AM - 5 PM, to begin the registration process.
    • Check www.kcsdschools.net/new for more information about requirements for new students.

News Releases

  • Senior Adults Can Attend School-Sponsored Events Free

    August 11, 2022 - 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.

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  • KCSD names Willard CFO

    August 2, 2022 - On August 2, 2022, the Kershaw County Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Brad Willard, as the district’s new chief financial officer, effective October 1, 2022. Willard is currently the chief financial officer for Chesterfield County School District.

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  • Delayed Start Wednesdays begin tomorrow

    August 2, 2022 - Starting tomorrow, August 3, KCSD will begin our Wednesday delayed-start schedule to provide additional professional development time for teachers.

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  • McDonnell named North Central High interim head football coach

    July 20, 2022 - North Central High Defensive Coordinator Ryan McDonnell has been named the interim head football coach for North Central High School following the resignation of Tyronne Drakeford. Drakeford has taken a position in another district.

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  • Staggered start for five-year-old kindergarten

    July 18, 2022 - The first week of school will look a little different for Kershaw County School District five-year-old kindergartners this year.

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  • Longtime Lugoff-Elgin High Director of Bands awarded Order of the Palmetto

    July 18, 2022 - Glenn C. Price, recently retired Lugoff-Elgin High School Director of Bands, has been awarded the Order of the Palmetto. The Order of the Palmetto is South Carolina’s highest civilian honor presented in recognition of a lifetime of extraordinary achievement, service and contributions on a national or statewide scale.

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  • Kershaw County School District announces USDA Universal Free Breakfast Pilot Program

    July 11, 2022 - Kershaw County School District Nutrition Services is excited to announce a pilot program that will allow the district to continue offering a nutritious breakfast to all students each day free of charge for the 2022-2023 school year.

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  • Kershaw School Leader Selected for Lifetime Achievement Award

    June 30, 2022 - Four school leaders from across the state have been selected by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) as 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award winners. This year, Mr. Timothy Hopkins, Deputy Superintendent for Kershaw County Schools; Dr. David O’Shields, Superintendent of Laurens District 56; Dr. Kappy Steck, former Principal of Forest Lake Elementary in Richland School District Two; and the Honorable Molly Spearman, South Carolina Superintendent of Education, were all selected to receive this award for their contributions to education in South Carolina.

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  • KCSD 2022-2023 registration to open next week

    June 14, 2022 - The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) will open its online registration portal for the 2022-2023 school year next week. Families of returning KCSD students—including families who completed their kindergarten students’ initial enrollment this spring—will receive registration codes and instructions via email to complete the online registration process. Families of returning students who do not receive student registration codes by June 22, should contact their students' schools for assistance.

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  • KCSD announces four administrative changes for the 2022-2023 school year

    June 9, 2022 - At its June 7 meeting, the Kershaw County School Board named Dr. Karen Bare-Oldham the new Alternative Education Director; Tarolyn Lee the new Lugoff-Elgin High School (LEHS) assistant principal; Brian Kersey the new Camden High School (CHS) assistant principal; and Kimm Mack the new assistant principal of Jackson Elementary School (JES).

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  • Community invited to meet newly-named Superintendent Dr. Harrison Goodwin on June 15

    June 8, 2022 - Kershaw County School District invites families, staff and the community to meet newly-named Superintendent Dr. Harrison Goodwin at a drop-in reception on Wednesday, June 15, from 4-6:30 p.m. The "Meet and Greet" reception will be held in the KCSD School District Board Room at 2029 West DeKalb Street in Camden. Light refreshments will be served.

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  • KCSD hosts first Future Educator Signing Day

    June 2, 2022 - On Tuesday, May 17, fifteen seniors representing Camden, Lugoff-Elgin, and North Central high schools participated in Kershaw County School District’s first Future Educator Signing Day. The event, sponsored by KCSD’s Teacher Forum, was intended to celebrate students who have decided to pursue careers in the field of education.

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  • Message to the public from Board Chair Dr. James P. Smith

     May 20, 2022 - This is a memo to the community from School Board Chairman Dr. James P. Smith.

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  • Goodwin named new Kershaw County School District Superintendent

    Friday, May 20, 2022 - Following a unanimous vote by the Kershaw County School District Board of Trustees, J. Harrison Goodwin, Ed.D. was named the next superintendent of Kershaw County School District (KCSD) during a special called board meeting on Friday, May 20.

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