Behind the Apple: Daniel Fairburn

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 12:04 p.m.

At River Oaks Middle School Daniel Fairburn stays busy.

Alston teacher to participate in STEM fellowship

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:46 p.m.

Lara Hayes, a middle school technology integration teacher at Alston Middle School has been selected as one of only 50 middle and high school educators from across the country to take part in the exclusive Siemens STEM Institute fellowship, designed to bring teachers to the cutting edge of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. …

Student snatches geography title for fourth time UPDATED

Friday, April 18, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Earlier this month, more than 100 fourth- to eighth-grade geography whizzes from across the U.S. participated in the state-level competitions of the …

Behind the apple - Peco Sanders UPDATED

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:13 p.m.

When he was in elementary school Peco Sanders wanted to be just like his dad, who worked in insurance.

DD2 weighs in on cursive writing UPDATED

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 9:12 p.m.

Cursive writing is not a part of DD2’s curriculum but it might become one if several bills pass in South Carolina.

Getting students college and workforce ready

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester School District Two and industry leaders are working to get students not only college-prepared, but prepared for the workforce and other …

DD2 adjusts policies to foreign exchange program

Friday, April 11, 2014 12:01 a.m.

The Dorchester School District Two Board of Trustees recently updated the policy and administrative rule governing the foreign exchange program for students. Students desiring to attend Ashley Ridge High School, Fort Dorchester High School and Summerville High School for the 2014-2015 school year through the foreign exchange program should review …

Students excel in QUEST competition

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Students from 42 public schools throughout the tri-county area battled for top honors at the 28th Annual QUEST Academic Competition held in March at Trident Technical College.

Behind the Apple

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Growing up, Lesley Brantley always had a love for math and children – enough so that her parents expected her to grow up to be a teacher.

Eagle Nest Elementary awards books to students UPDATED

Friday, April 4, 2014 7:56 a.m.

The Eagle Nest Elementary School’s (EES) Spring Reading Prize Patrol was held on March 25.

Behind the Apple

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Growing up in school Mary Ellen Foster observed how her peers could be mean and cruel to each other, and her heart went out to those kids.

School security entrances moving along

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Multiple schools in DD2 are undergoing upgrades to their main entrances in order to stay up to date on security measures.

Service Project

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Elementary School third graders recently adopted Water Missions International as their year-long service learning project. They helped …

Super Night

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Spinning show UPDATED

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Former Globetrotter Seth Franco spins a ball with first grader Jonel Gomez-Aguayo at Spann Elementary. Spann recently held an assembly presented by …

Drinking, driving, death at FDHS UPDATED

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 12:01 a.m.

A crowd of senior class students found themselves in the parking lot in front of Fort Dorchester High School Thursday morning watching a crime scene …

Teaching Stars UPDATED

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Eagle Nest Elementary School recently recognized, from left, Rookie Teacher of the Year Amandalyn Nunez, Teacher of the Year Beth Counterman, and …

Students named to Junior All-State Band

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

DD2 looking to fill up to 20 teaching positions

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

For the 2013-2014 school year Dorchester District Two grew by about 500 students.

DD2 students place in National PTA Reflections Program

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

South Carolina PTA has announced the state winners in the 2014 National PTA Reflections Program. Students in Dorchester School District Two earned 22 state awards in the areas of dance choreography, literature, music composition, photography and visual art. All state Reflection winners will be honored at an awards ceremony during the 91st Annual …

Students venture back to the Civil War

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

If anyone was close to Joseph Pye Elementary School on March 21 they might have heard the distinctive sound of a cannon going off.

Pinewood Prep students place in Music Festival

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Pinewood students returned home this year from the University of South Carolina in Columbia with three group gold medals, 21 individual gold medals, two individual silver medals and one group bronze medal after competing in the 2014 South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) Music Festival.

Behind the Apple — David Richardson

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 12:01 a.m.

David Richardson’s love for teaching was embedded in him after being raised by a teacher.

Windsor Hill holds 1st art gala

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

How can 800 elementary students travel around the world? Through their visual art classes, Windsor Hill students traversed Asia, Africa, Central …

Scout hosts rabies clinic to reach Eagle UPDATED

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When Boy Scout Matthew Threatt of Troop 759 had to decide what to do for his Eagle Scout service project, he found the answer in his love for animals. …

Some strongly opposed to Common Core UPDATED

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

While Dorchester District 2 school board members are still in discussion about Common Core State Standards, and despite what survey results might say …

Excellence in Teaching

Friday, March 28, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge students to sell produce in 10-day event UPDATED

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Ashley Ridge High School has been known for turning students into gardeners, but this year the young horticulturalists are trying something new.

Honorees UPDATED

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville High JROTC ranked 14th in Nation UPDATED

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Summerville High School Navy JROTC Orienteering Team is ranked 14th in the nation. The NJROTC Cadets competed in the fifth annual Navy JROTC National …



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