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KCSD ​schools closed Thursday, Sept. 5

September 4, 2019

closed 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 and adult education classes will be open. This will be an eLearning day for KCSD students. A decision about Thursday's afterschool extracurricular activities will be made tomorrow.

Teachers will be working and available for student questions during their virtual office hours tomorrow:

Elementary Schools: 9 a.m.-noon
Middle Schools: 9 a.m.- noon
High Schools 11 a.m.- 2 p.m.

Technology staff will be answering technology-related issues via phone calls at 425-8916, ext. 6622 or by email at

KCSD will park activity buses that are equipped with free Wi-Fi at the following locations from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Elgin Town Hall, 1201 Rose Street, Elgin, SC 29045
Cassatt Baptist Church, 2604 Highway 1 North, Cassatt, SC 29032
Bethany Church, 3089 Youngs Park Dr, Westville, SC 29175
Timrod Baptist Church, 4227 Timrod Rd, Bethune, SC 29009
Bethune Elementary School, 302 Norwood St E, Bethune, SC 29009
Baron DeKalb Elementary School, 2684 Baron Dekalb Rd, Camden, SC 29020

Other local businesses with free Wi-Fi are Books on Broad and Starbucks in Camden as well as McDonald’s locations in Camden and Lugoff. Updated information about sites with free Wi-Fi is available at

 For more information on the KCSD's eLearning, visit

Mary Anne Byrd