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Alea McKinley
English Students at SOA Become Music Journalists for a Week
12/09/2017
Alea McKinley, who is in her second year at SOA (and sixth year in Charleston County School District), developed a plan to bring a music journalist in to her class for a week, so her students could learn how to write in a different style, and facing deadlines. The plan began in May when she read Erin Osmon’s Jason Molina: Riding with the Ghost.
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Constituent District 2 Vacancy Announced
Moultrie Constituent District 2 Vacancy Announced
12/08/2017
The Moultrie Constituent District Board has an immediate seat open for District 2 - Sullivan's Island area. This is an unexpired term ending November 2020
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Celina Anthony Named to Hispanic Studies Advisory Board at CofC
12/07/2017
Celina Anthony who has worked for the Charleston County School District (CCSD) since 1997 has been named to the Hispanic Studies Advisory Board at the College of Charleston. She also worked as the ESOL bilingual coordinator for five years and currently works for the CCSD Department of Federal Programs as the Title I bilingual coordinator, where she continues to assist English language learners and families.
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Internal Sales Tax Controls
Internal Controls Remain Strong Over Sales Tax Building Program
12/07/2017
CCSD recently received a positive report on its internal controls for the 2011-2016 One Cent Sales Tax Building Program (also known as Phase III).
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College Board Honor Roll
CCSD Earns Spot on 2017 AP District Honor Roll
12/06/2017
CCSD is proud to announce its selection to the College Board’s 8th Annual AP (Advanced Placement) District Honor Roll. This is the second time in five years CCSD has received this honor; 2013 was the last year the District made this list.
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Buist Takes First Place in Mock Trial Competition
12/05/2017
The 2017 State Middle School Mock Trial Competition took place this past weekend at the Richland County Central Court at Decker Center. Twelve teams advanced from the regional competitions to the state competition held on December 1st and 2nd, representing all corners of the state.
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Lara Latto to Serve as Chicora Principal
Lara Latto to Serve as Principal of Chicora Elementary; Longtime Principal Mary Reynolds Set to Retire
12/04/2017
Replacing Mary Reynolds as the leader of Chicora will be Lara Latto, who for the last seven years, has served as the principal of Harbor View Elementary School. A 27-year veteran educator in CCSD, Latto is a proven academic leader who brings a unique and creative approach to school leadership, which will make her school transition seamless.
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Baptist Hill Announces Ticket Sales and Travel Plans for SCHSL A State Championship Football Game
11/29/2017
Baptist Hill Middle High School’s (BHMHS) varsity football team is in the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) state championship game for the first time in program history, and school leaders are inviting fans throughout Charleston County School District (CCSD) to support the Bobcats in person.
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CCSD Superintendent Evaluated
11/28/2017
All nine Board of Trustees members participated in Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait’s evaluation, which concluded today after a productive discussion.
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Recap from Memminger's Second Annual Doughnuts for Dads
11/27/2017
Memminger Elementary IB World School held its second annual Doughnuts for Dads on Monday, November 20th.
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Carolina Park’s Dedication Ceremony Set for Thursday
11/27/2017
Carolina Park Elementary School (CPES) leaders, along with Charleston County School District officials, are holding a dedication ceremony for the new school and building. CPES opened its doors to students and the community in August 2017
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Alexis Glover
Wando’s Glover Named National Coach of the Year
11/21/2017
When it comes to volleyball in the state of South Carolina, Alexis Glover is a coaching legend. Wando’s head coach added to her legendary status this week as she was named the 2017 United States Marines Corps/American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) National High School Coach of the Year.
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CCSD Teacher Residency Program Supports Novice Teachers
11/15/2017
This past summer, CCSD established the Summer Teacher Residency Program which pairs emerging educators with experienced and successful master teachers in a classroom setting at a high-poverty, high-needs school.
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CCSD is Proud to Announce New Appointments
11/13/2017
CCSD announces appointments of: Robin Jones, Executive Director of Instructional Programs Michelle Simmons, Interim Director of Elementary Learning Community
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NFL Star Works With Goodwin Scholars to Address Bullying
11/12/2017
Carlos Dunlap continues to work with W.B. Goodwin Elementary School (WBGES), where his mother, Dr. Diane Ross, is the principal.
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Academic Magnet’s Jenny Yao Receives Prestigious Honor
11/08/2017
Yao was named a semifinalist in this year’s Siemens Competition, the nation’s premier competition in math, science, and technology for high school students
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Stille Promoted to Director of Guidance and Counseling
11/07/2017
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is excited to announce Fronde Stille (pronounced FROHND STEEL-ee) is moving to the district level to become the new Director of Guidance and Counseling Services.
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Burke to Hold Annual Veterans Day Ceremony
11/06/2017
The Burke High School (BHS) JROTC is hosting its annual Veterans Day Ceremony to celebrate the courage, dedication, and sacrifice of our local military veterans.
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Buist to be Honored in Department of Education Ceremony
11/06/2017
November 6 and 7, the United States Department of Education will honor the 2017 National Blue Ribbon Schools (NBRS) at the NBRS Ceremony in Washington D.C.
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Wando Band Delivers a Memorable Performance at Regionals
11/01/2017
The Wando Marching Band lived up to and surpassed their own expectations and high standards by delivering another award-winning performance at the 2017 Bands of America Super Regionals inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
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CCSD After School Programs Going Pink
10/27/2017
Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) Office of Expanded Learning is participating in Breast Cancer Awareness Month in a few ways, including “Kaleidoscope Goes Pink” on Friday, October 27, 2017.
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Military Magnet to Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary
10/25/2017
Military Magnet Academy will be celebrating 20 years of developing leaders for the 21st century the weekend of November 9-11, 2017.
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Hursey Wins School Music & Arts Program Grant from Hootie and the Blowfish Foundation
10/23/2017
Congratulations to Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary on receiving a $1,500 grant from Hootie & The Blowfish Foundation, housed at Central Carolina Community Foundation!
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North Charleston and Garrett Academy Football Teams Leading the Way for Unity in the Community
10/20/2017
The North Charleston High School (NCHS) and Garrett Academy of Technology football teams were supposed to play each other on Friday, October 28, 2016.
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Dunston Receives Hometown Huddle Grant from the Carolina Panthers
10/19/2017
The Hometown Huddle advisory committee has awarded a grant of $4,000 to Matilda F. Dunston Primary School from the Carolina Panthers and the NFL. The grant is designated to support the purchase of new recess equipment for students in grades Pre-K-3.
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Murray-LaSaine and Hursey Elementary Receive SC DHEC Recycling Education Grant
10/18/2017
Murray-LaSaine Elementary and Malcolm C. Hursey Elementary recently received a South Carolina DHEC Recycling Education grant.
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USA Today Nominates North Charleston HS Digital Arts and Design Teacher for National Award
10/17/2017
Congratulations to Ms. Cory McBee, Digital Art and Design Instructor at North Charleston High School on her nomination in the “Makers in the USA: Best Arts & Crafts” contest in USA Today!
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Academic Magnet Students Win Community Service Award
10/13/2017
Over the summer two AMHS students, Ruth Middleton and Maya Pai (both 9G) along with one SOA student, Jonathan Yi (9G) received The Milton Wolf 1st Winner Award for their Community Service Project, MUSC Bibs for Babes.
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Harbor View Elementary Unmanned Sailboat Lands in Ireland
10/12/2017
Much like the Carolina Dreamer unmanned sailboat that landed in Wales 2 years ago, Harbor View Elementary School Gifted and Talented students launched (via US Coast Guard Base Charleston) a 5-foot unmanned sailboat on May 10th, 2017.
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Minnie Hughes Hosted Third Annual Literacy Night
10/10/2017
Minnie Hughes hosted their 3rd annual Literacy Night partnered with Barnes and Noble of West Ashley on October 5, 2017.
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Cario Scholar’s “Heart” Leads to Honor From YESCarolina
10/06/2017
Thomas C. Cario Middle School 8th grader Olivia Crosby is a living example of paying it forward, and being rewarded for having a generous spirit and attitude.
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Wando Band Takes Title in Summerville Competition
10/05/2017
The Wando High School Marching Band’s began the season by continuing its winning tradition; it swept the awards at the Gus Moody Memorial Tournament of Champions at Summerville High School on September 23, 2017.
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Multiple CCSD Schools Creating Afterschool Opportunities with 21st Century Grants
10/04/2017
Charleston County School District (CCSD) can announce five of its schools will receive a substantial boost for expanded learning through a federal grant program, 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC).
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Super Socktober at Laurel Hill Primary School
10/03/2017
Mrs. Setser’s second graders at Laurel Hill Primary were trying to think of ways to make their school and community a better place.
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Camp Road Middle Welcomes Award-Winning Author Kwame Alexander CANCELED
09/18/2017
Camp Road Middle School (CRMS) at James Island is proud to welcome award-winning author Kwame Alexander; he will deliver a presentation for 7th-grade students, and participate in a book signing/meet the author session.
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Wando Band Holds School Supply Drive for Lowcountry Orphan Relief
08/10/2017
Members of the Wando High School Marching Band, which placed eighth in the nation at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in Indianapolis last year, collected supplies and funds for Lowcountry Orphan Relief (LOR) during their first week of practice.
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Celebrate a New Beginning at the 2017 First Day Festival
08/09/2017
Join us at the First Day Festival for a day of family fun and activities! Exhibitors will be on-site to provide information about education and community services, and will be handing out free bags of school supplies as well.
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