Kershaw County School District

News Releases

  • KCSD Video: Supe Chat on School Safety

    October 2019 - For our October 2019 Supe Chat, Superintendent Dr. Shane Robbins discusses our school safety protocol with our new District for School Safety Deputy Doug Bowling.

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  • Three KCSD schools receive Palmetto Silver Awards

    October 7, 2019 - Three Kershaw County schools received Palmetto Silver Awards today from the South Carolina Department of Education (SCDE) for their academic performance. Lugoff-Elgin Middle, Mt. Pisgah Elementary and Pine Tree Hill Elementary were honored for the 2018-19 school year while Mt. Pisgah Elementary also received the honor for the 2017-18 school year.

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  • KCSD students with perfect state test scores recognized

    October 3, 2019 - The Kershaw County School Board recognized ten students who earned a perfect score on a standardized test this past spring.

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  • KCSD Read In tomorrow (Oct. 4) celebrates reading

    October 3, 2019 - It is often said that reading can take you anywhere. On Friday, Oct. 4, local kids will be "blasting off to books" with Professor Whizzpop as part of the fifth annual Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Read In.

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  • KCSD parent-teacher conferences available Oct. 10, 11

    October 2, 2019 - The Kershaw County School District (KCSD) is holding parent-teacher conferences Oct. 10 and 11. KCSD students will attend school on Oct. 10, and then teachers will be available for conferences with parents from 3:30 to 7 p.m. that day as well as from 8 to 11 a.m. on Oct. 11. Students do not attend school on Oct. 11, and schools will close that day at 11 a.m. The district office will be open Oct. 10 and 11 on a regular schedule.

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  • State report cards show improved academic performance for more KCSD schools

    October 2, 2019 - Sixteen Kershaw County School District (KCSD) schools--two more than last year--are said to be meeting or exceeding the criteria to ensure all students meet the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate in report card ratings released today by the SC Department of Education.

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  • Putnam receives scholarship to attend prestigious education policy program

    Sep. 30, 2019 - Kershaw County School District Coordinator for Web and Media Services Julie Putnam is one of 17 professional and civic leaders from across South Carolina selected to participate in the SC Education Policy Fellowship Program (SC-EPFP) for the 2019-20 school year.

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  • Kershaw County donates firetruck to Woolard Technology Center

    September 25, 2019 - Kershaw County Fire Service recently retired its Shepard FD 1701 fire truck and donated the truck to the Protective Services Program at Woolard Technology Center (WTC). The truck will be used for the program’s Firefighting 1 class for students interested in a career in firefighting.

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  • KCSD District Office, Camden High administrative changes

    Sep. 18, 2019 - Kershaw County School District (KCSD) Secondary Education Director Burch Richardson has been tapped to help KCSD with its teacher recruitment and retention efforts as the district’s Professional Development/Teacher Induction Director. Camden High School (CHS) Principal Dan Matthews will replace Richardson and CHS Assistant Principal Lesley Corner will fill Matthews’ slot.

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  • Stover Middle School commemorates 9/11 with Hero Day Wednesday

    Sep. 10, 2019 - Stover Middle School will host Hero Day on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 8:25 - 10 a.m. to honor local, state and national heroes. Students will rotate through various learning stations including viewing service vehicles and hearing from guest speakers. The middle schoolers will learn about 9/11 in their content classes and write letters to local heroes and four groups of National Guard soldiers just deployed in their English classes. Letters will be mailed and/or hand delivered.

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  • KCSD ​schools closed Thursday, Sept. 5

    September 4, 2019 - Due to Hurricane Dorian and concerns with high winds for school buses, Kershaw County School District (KCSD) schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, Sept. 5. The district office will be open. This will be an eLearning day for KCSD students. A decision about Thursday's afterschool activities will be made tomorrow.

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  • Monday, Sep. 2 Memorandum on Hurricane Dorian

    2 September 2019 - ...So what does this mean for KCSD? At the current time, we do not believe Dorian will affect our normal school operations. However, we will plan for the worst and hope for the best. Teachers are reminded to have eLearning plans available for our students in the event we do have to cancel school either due to adverse conditions or to serve as evacuation sites. I hope you all have had a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend. We will continue to communicate with the state emergency operation center and the Kershaw County Department of Safety and Emergency Services and keep you posted if anything changes.

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  • Senior Adults Can Attend School-Sponsored Events Free

    August 22, 2019 - 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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  • Warren-Barber is new Bethune Elementary School Principal

    July 22, 2019 - The Kershaw County School District welcomes another familiar face back home as Markeita Warren-Barber has been selected as the new principal for Bethune Elementary School.

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  • KCSD registration days July 24-25; online registration now open

    July 18, 2019 - Families in the Kershaw County School District (KCSD) should fill out their children’s school registration materials online now at www.kcsdschools.net/register and plan to attend Registration Day next week.

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