State announces ‘Read to Succeed’ office

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:19 a.m.

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais announced this week that a “Read to Succeed” office has been created at the State Department of Education, in compliance with the recently passed literacy law.

School enjoys ‘High 5 Friday’

Monday, August 25, 2014 12:02 p.m.

Fifth graders at Marrington Elementary School are participating in a special program called High 5 Friday.

MNE introduces new ambassadors for 2014-2015

Thursday, August 21, 2014 11:10 a.m.

Marrington Elementary School has a new group of “Awesome Ambassadors.”

CSU School of Education program recognized

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:40 a.m.

The Charleston Southern University School of Education has received notification that all of its teacher education programs have received national recognition by their specialty program associations.

They’re back!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 10:39 a.m.

College Park Elementary School enjoyed a fun first day this week, as students returned from summer vacation. Teachers and staff at the Ladson school …

Google’s computer science program expanding

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:15 p.m.

One year ago, a team of Googlers started working with a handful of schools in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

Marrington kicks off new year

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:42 a.m.

Marrington Elementary School began the 2014-2015 school year with a new theme: “Boosting Learners, Building Leaders.”

The Citadel announces new Political Science leader

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 7:40 a.m.

One of the most popular majors at The Citadel has a new leader.

SCDOE launches advisory team

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:57 a.m.

The South Carolina Department of Education has launched an advisory team of 25 educators to assist the department in implementing South Carolina’s Improved Educator Support and Evaluation System, which was recently approved by the State Board of Education.

Santee Cooper’s Baxley named to GSSM board

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:08 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation has announced the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:

Back-to-school fishing rodeo Aug. 2

Thursday, July 17, 2014 8:54 a.m.

The Cane Bay Exchange Club and South Carolina Department of Natural Resources will be hosting a back-to-school fishing rodeo.

Free computer classes offered at TTC

Monday, July 14, 2014 12:48 p.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of charge.

Berkeley County teacher nominated for Grammy Music Educator Award

Thursday, July 10, 2014 11:46 p.m.

Cane Bay choral teacher William Bennett has made the Grammy Music Educator Award’s list of 222 finalists.

A Manufacturer’s Apprentice: Gator signs to IFA Rotorion

Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:26 a.m.

A Goose Creek High student has signed with a local manufacturer as part of the Lowcountry’s inaugural Youth Apprenticeship Program.

Student first in state to earn title of Microsoft specialist expert

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:08 a.m.

Stratford High rising senior Tara Watkins is the first high school student in South Carolina to become a Microsoft Office specialist master and …

TTC’s ‘Main Street USA’ program July 17

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 2:38 p.m.

Celebrate summertime in America with Trident Technical College’s Main Street USA program on Thursday, July 17.

MUSC announces nursing program UPDATED

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:09 a.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing has announced that it will begin to offer an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing (RN to BSN) degree program beginning this fall.

Goose Creek resident receives dentistry degree

Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:17 a.m.

Cynthia Denise Taylor-Thomas, daughter of Michael Taylor and Celeste Rayrus, and wife of Timothy Thomas of Goose Creek, was awarded a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry at a special recognition ceremony in May.

Thompson suggests Sangaree safety solution

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 3:11 p.m.

Berkeley County School District is exploring an alternative to keep Sangaree schools students safe from congestion and traffic issues nearby.

Clemson tuition, fees rise slightly

Monday, June 30, 2014 8:29 a.m.

Berkeley County parents of Clemson University students took note this week of a tuition change.

Summer reading program helps kids ‘chill out’

Friday, June 27, 2014 9:39 a.m.

Isaac, Olivia-Ryan and Joel Brace recently enjoyed a root beer float after checking out library books as part of Goose Creek Primary School’s summer …

Goose Creek resident receives degree

Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:23 a.m.

Stephen Wallace of Goose Creek was among a record number of graduates – 3,478 – presented with diplomas at UMass Lowell’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 17 at the Tsongas Center at UMass Lowell.

Teen honored for volunteer work

Thursday, June 26, 2014 9:43 a.m.

Jordan Smith, 16, a student at Stratford High School, has been awarded the Animal Forest Volunteer of the Year award at Charles Towne Landing.

School board moves ahead with volunteer coaches policy change UPDATED

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 8:56 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board voted 6-1 Tuesday for the first of two readings to a policy addition concerning parent volunteer coaches in the district.

MNE Blood Drive a success

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 4:08 p.m.

Marrington Elementary School’s faculty, staff recently took part in the school’s first Red Cross Blood Drive.

CSU’s Wetherington advances in music competition

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 4:08 p.m.

Taryn Wetherington, a rising junior vocal performance major at Charleston Southern University, has advanced to the semifinal round of competition in the inaugural year of the National Student Auditions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

Field Day Fun UPDATED

Monday, June 23, 2014 9:46 a.m.

Marrington Elementary School students ended the year on a fun note by holding Field Day at the school.

Wild stuff

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Before the end of the school year, Marrington Elementary School second graders completed an animal unit with a take-home project.

Goose Creek student graduates from Governor’s School for the Arts

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 11:42 a.m.

Laura Marie Frazier of Goose Creek graduated on Friday, May 23, from the S.C. Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, located in Greenville. …

Students enjoy ‘Battle of the Books’

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:16 p.m.

There was a battle at Marrington Elementary School this May.

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