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Berkeley Co. schools raise taxes for second year in a row

Berkeley Co. schools raise taxes for second year in a row
Thursday, July 7, 2016 7:55 a.m.

For the second time in as many years, another tax increase for public schools will hit Berkeley County taxpayers.

Citadel recruits K-12 STEM teacher candidates

Citadel recruits K-12 STEM teacher candidates
Thursday, July 7, 2016 7:51 a.m.

To meet the critical need for highly trained K-12 teachers of science, technology, engineering and mathematics disciplines (STEM), The Citadel …

Planted with a purpose

Planted with a purpose
Thursday, July 7, 2016 7:55 a.m.

On track to create a common area that can be enjoyed by all, additional landscaping to St. John’s Christian Academy’s campus will offer …

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

Education briefs: Brannon, Lamprecht, Rines, Widenhouse, Welch, Thrower

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:53 a.m.

Chelsea Brannon of Hanahan graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.

Boulder Bluff meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Residents of Boulder Bluff and the surrounding area are invited to attend a community meeting on the future of the 48-acre public park across the street from Boulder Bluff Elementary School.

Education briefs: Citadel, Ashland, Youngstown, Springfield, Harding

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:00 a.m.

The following Berkeley County students have made the Dean’s List at The Citadel. Dean’s List recognition is given to cadets and students registered for 12 or more semester hours and whose grade point average is 3.2 or higher with no grade below a C for the previous semester’s work.

A snorkeling good time at Boulder Bluff

A snorkeling good time at Boulder Bluff
Saturday, June 4, 2016 7:55 p.m.

Susan Whitfield and Julie Wilson’s kindergarten class at Boulder Bluff Elementary finished up a unit on ocean animals with a “trip to …

Gamble named to Fort Hays honor roll

Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:28 a.m.

Deena K. Gamble of Goose Creek earned a place on the spring 2016 Deans Honor Roll at Fort Hays State University, Hays, Kansas. Gamble is a senior majoring in medical diagnostic imaging.

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:48 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family members and eager students. The scholarships fuel Career Academy graduates across the Charleston metro to continue their education by paying for two …

Berkeley top students recognized at Breakfast of Champions

Berkeley top students recognized at Breakfast of Champions
Saturday, May 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

On May 24, students, administrators, parents, and faculty gathered at Charleston Southern University for the 19th Annual Breakfast of Champions. The …

Hanahan High student awarded Association of Counties scholarship

Hanahan High student awarded Association of Counties scholarship
Friday, May 27, 2016 5:57 p.m.

The South Carolina Association of Counties (SCAC) has awarded a 2016 Board of Directors Scholarship to Julie M. Rowland of Hanahan High School.

BCSD distributes books for summer reading

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:01 p.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Title 1 Office is sponsoring a free book giveaway for students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade on June 2, 3, 6 and 7, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at various schools throughout the district.

Bullington earns doctorate

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:17 p.m.

Thomas Bullington received a doctorate in English on May 13 from the University of Mississippi.

Nine Berkeley County residents earn degrees from FMU

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 7:15 p.m.

FLORENCE – Nine of the 346 Francis Marion University graduates from the spring commencement are from Berkeley County.

Local governor’s school students bring home science awards

Wednesday, May 11, 2016 11:41 a.m.

Forty-five students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics recently brought home 59 awards from the SC Junior Academy of Science Annual Spring Meeting. The 2016 conference was held April 16 at Winthrop University in Rock Hill.

College Park Elementary reaching adults as well

College Park Elementary reaching adults as well
Sunday, May 8, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Several non-English speakers from Mexico, Central America, and South America fulfill steps to honor their American dream with the help of College …

Technology camp for students planned for summer

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 11:14 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math (GSSM) is bringing iTEAMS Xtreme, a free day camp for rising 7th- and 8th-graders, to Berkeley County again this summer. The day camp will be at Berkeley High School (406 West Main St., Moncks Corner) on Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. …

Officials break ground on Charleston Trade Center UPDATED

Officials break ground on Charleston Trade Center
Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The new Charleston Trade Center is under way in Summerville.

BCSD Announces 58 Seventh Graders as Duke TIP Scholars

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 10:33 a.m.

Berkeley County School District (BCSD) has released the names of the 58 seventh-grade students who qualified for and have been recognized as Duke University Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) Scholars.

Berkeley County Schools’ Turnaround Achievement Awards

Berkeley County Schools’ Turnaround Achievement Awards
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 2:08 p.m.

Berkeley County School District honored a group of students who have worked to make positive and lasting changes in their lives at the Turnaround …

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Saturday, April 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 10:18 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

Golf tournament to help school children and families in the school district

Friday, April 8, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The Berkeley County School District will host the One Berkeley Golf Tournament on June 17 to benefit students and families in the district.

4-H Youth Gardening Contest Accepting Applications

Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:36 a.m.

SC 4-H Youth Development Programs have a short term project for youth who are interested in gardening. The Small Garden Project will allow youth ages 5 – 19 to learn how to prepare, plant, maintain and harvest a small garden. A contest record book will also be submitted for judging. Seeds will be provided for one vegetable. Youth will …

Palmetto Scholars holding fundraiser

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:21 a.m.

Palmetto Scholars Academy is selling tickets and taking donations for its annual auction to take place on March 19 at the North Charleston Fire Museum from 6:30-10 p.m.

Local resident named to Berea Dean’s List

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:19 a.m.

Goose Creek resident William Grace has been named to the Fall 2015 Dean’s List at Berea College.

Nexton Elementary receives Common Sense certification

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 11:22 a.m.

Common Sense, the national nonprofit organization dedicated to helping kids and families thrive in a world of digital media and technology, has recognized Nexton Elementary as a Common Sense Digital Citizenship Certified School.

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

At Marrington Elementary School, Dee Donnahoo’s class is excited about their future. The CDEP class at Marrington Elementary read “Oh …

Mayor is no crank

Mayor is no crank
Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Boulder Bluff Elementary students enjoyed listening to Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler read “Crankenstein” as part of BBE’s …

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