April 19, 2018 - Blaney Elementary School (BES) fourth grade teacher Jessica Frye was named 2018 Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Teacher of the Year at a gala tonight while North Central Middle School (NCMS) social studies teacher Philip Double was named first alternate. Also honored during the evening’s celebration was Jackson School fifth grade teacher Jonathan Hunt who received the Outstanding First Year Teacher award. Jackson School Principal Matia Goodwin was recognized as the district’s Principal of the Year.
The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) received the United Way of Kershaw County's (UWKC) highest volunteer award last night for its exemplary volunteer service to the citizens of Kershaw County. KCSD is only the third organization to win the Jake Watson Award in its 26-year history.
April 12, 2018 - Kershaw County School District will name its 201 8 District Teacher of the Year at a 7 p.m. gala in the Camden High School auditorium Thursday, April 19. The public is invited to attend. n addition to announcing the District Teacher of the Year, a First Alternate will be named and the district’s 201 8 Principal of the Year Matia Goodwin from Jackson School will be honored. The district will also name its Outstanding First Year Teacher.
April 11, 2018 - A Kershaw County group is interested in community input on funding for school safety. An ad hoc committee—made up of Kershaw County Council (KCC) members, Kershaw County School Board (KCSB) members and other community leaders—has been developing school safety recommendations and developed a short survey to receive community feedback on possible funding sources. The survey is available on the school district's website until April 25. Survey results will be presented to KCC and the KCSB.
April 10, 2018 - Kershaw County School District employees and the local community are invited to learn more about the school district’s 201 8-19 budget and provide feedback. Superintendent Frank Morgan and Chief Financial Officer Donnie Wilson will hold a series of meetings across the county to explain the budget proposal, answer questions and receive suggestions.
April 9, 2018 - The winners of the Kershaw County School District's (KCSD) Special Olympics poster and t-shirt design contest have been announced. Lugoff-Elgin High senior Katie Flowers' super hero design was selected for this year's Special Olympics poster. The text reads, "Be strong. Be you. Be brave." She received $100. Blaney Elementary 5th grader Carlie Andrews' colorful design will be featured on the event's t-shirts. She also received a $100 prize.
March 28, 2018 - The Kershaw County School Board voted last night to hire Dr. Allison Hepfner as the new principal for Doby’s Mill Elementary School starting with the 2018-19 school year. She has served as Camden Elementary School’s (CES) assistant principal since Jan. of 2016.
March 29, 2018 - Lugoff-Elgin Middle School (LEMS) Principal Karen Bullard received the Randy Wall Distinguished Service Award from the South Carolina Association for Middle Level Education.
March 26, 2018 - The Kershaw County School Board (KCSB) voted last week to adopt a profile calling for its new superintendent to be “an instructional leader with a record of success” and an “innovative servant leader who has a student-centered focus” based on feedback from more than 200 employees, students and community members.
March 7, 2018 - Jackson School Principal Matia Goodwin was named Kershaw County School District (KCSD) 2018 Principal of the Year today. Goodwin was selected after a vote of school and district administrators and has served as Jackson's principal for seven years.