Lander Day of Giving a Success

  March 3, 2021

Lander University’s recent Day of Giving, held in conjunction with its 149th birthday, was a big success. From noon Feb. 11 to noon Feb. 12, the university raised more than…

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UofSC remains major statewide economic force, new study finds

  March 3, 2021

The University of South Carolina pumps approximately $6.2 billion annually into the state’s economy, making it a major contributor to the Palmetto State’s growing job market and an essential part…

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JBE librarian receives 2021 Intellectual Freedom Award

  March 1, 2021

Heidi Benton, James B. Edwards Elementary School teacher-librarian, has received the 2021 Intellectual Freedom Award from the South Carolina Association of School Librarians. She was nominated by Christy James, District…

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Just Say Something 2021 Board of Directors announced

  February 26, 2021

In 2021, Just Say Something (JSS) announces two new members to its Board of Directors. With its new and returning board members, JSS looks forward to continuing its mission of…

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South Carolina Boy Scouts partnering with POWERPLANTSC

  February 23, 2021

Scouting BSA to help plant 3.2 million trees across the Palmetto State By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Six Scouting BSA (Boy Scouts of America) councils from across South Carolina have…

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Richland Two Charter School to close in June

  February 23, 2021

On February 15, 2021, the Richland Two Charter School Board of Trustees met and voted to close the Richland Two Charter School. The school will continue to provide services to…

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CCSD Board of Trustees approves 2021-2022 academic calendar

  February 22, 2021

The Charleston County School District’s Board of Trustees approved the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar during their meeting this evening. The calendar can be viewed here. The following are highlights of the 2021-2022 calendar:…

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Dent Middle makes National Schools to Watch list

  February 18, 2021

Dent Middle is the latest school in Richland School District Two to make the list of Schools to Watch® by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle Grades Reform. The school’s…

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Lexington District One tennis coach earns high honor

  February 17, 2021

The National Federation of State High School Associations named River Bluff High School’s Brian J. Lim the 2019–2020 Southern Section Girls Tennis Coach of the Year. The South Section includes…

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Bus Driver

  February 17, 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION: Bus Driver DEPARTMENT: Transportation REPORTS TO: Director of Transportation JOB SUMMARY: To transport students for School District 55 promptly, efficiently, and safely so that the department’s maximum positive…

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Make Learning to Save Fun and Easy for Kids this America Saves Week

  February 16, 2021

By State Treasurer Curtis Loftis When it comes to learning something new, you often hear, “it’s never too late.” But when it comes to smart money habits, it’s almost never…

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CCSD schools get creative when it comes to physical activity

  February 16, 2021

Health and physical education are an essential part of Charleston County School District’s curriculum, and a growing trend among PE instructors is the use of climbing walls. Oakland Elementary School…

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Engineering program takes root at the College of Charleston

  February 15, 2021

Say the word engineering and most people conjure images of intricate plans, complicated structures or state-of-the-art devices. While those interpretations are valid, engineering is a rapidly evolving domain with ever-increasing…

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2021-2022 Educators

  February 13, 2021

LAURENS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 55 JOB DESCRIPTION: Teacher DEPARTMENT: Instruction REPORTS TO: Principal GENERAL SUMMARY Assisting students in learning subject matter and/or skills that will contribute to their development as mature,…

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The Lourie Center launches rebranded continuing education program

  February 12, 2021

The Lourie Center, in cooperation with Riggs Partners, has rebranded and re-launched its continuing education program. The Lourie Center was selected as one of the recipients of the October 2020…

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