Speed earns MPA

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:42 p.m.

Ryan Speed of Summerville graduated from Troy University during Term 1 of the 2015-16 academic year.

Pinewood Stage Company receives award from Theatre Festival

Thursday, October 29, 2015 12:43 p.m.

Pinewood Stage Company received an “Outstanding Production” award from the American High School Theatre Festival as a result of its …

Ashley Ridge academic awards rescheduled

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 12:00 p.m.

The Ashley Ridge High School Academic Awards program that was scheduled for Oct. 5 but was cancelled due to weather closures has been rescheduled.

Celebrating Hispanic heritage

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:00 a.m.

Run with the Dolphins this Saturday

Friday, October 23, 2015 11:45 a.m.

The 14th annual Newington Elementary PTA Run With the Dolphins will be held Oct. 24 at Newington Elementary. The event is a 5k race/walk and a one-mile fun run as part of an overall effort to promote a fit and healthy lifestyle both in our school and community. More information can be found at http://nesdolphinrun.webstarts.com/. …

Rollings Middle accepting applications

Thursday, October 22, 2015 2:08 p.m.

Dorchester School District Two is now accepting student applications for R.H. Rollings Middle School of the Arts for the 2016 - 2017 School year. Approximately 212 students will be accepted for next year’s sixth-grade class. Applications will only be accepted from current fifth-grade students who reside in the Dorchester School District …

Sponsoring blood drive can earn students scholarships

Thursday, October 22, 2015 7:18 a.m.

This winter, high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15 and Jan. 15, 2016.

Community helpers

Thursday, October 22, 2015 7:17 a.m.

Palmetto Scholars Academy announces open house dates

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:19 p.m.

Palmetto Scholars Academy has scheduled three open house opportunities for parents and future students to get a taste of the school community’s passion for advanced learning.

Cane Bay High recognizes Ladies Honors Choir

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:39 p.m.

The Cane Bay High School Ladies Honors Choir has been selected to perform during the opening concert of the South Carolina American Choral Directors Association (SCACDA) Fall Conference at Southern Wesleyan University in Anderson on Oct. 23.

Cane Bay educator named semifinalist for music educator award

Monday, October 19, 2015 3:21 p.m.

Linda Versprille, a distinguished music educator from Cane Bay High School, has just been selected as a semifinalist in the GRAMMY Foundation Music …

Grandparents Day on the Hill

Thursday, October 15, 2015 12:44 p.m.

The grandparents of Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary students came out in record numbers recently to celebrate by eating breakfast with their …

Getting kids to read

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Newington Elementary teacher Hope Jones was looking for a way to get her students excited and motivated to read. She discussed having some athletes …

Pitching in

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

Newington Elementary School staff members spent the afternoon of Oct. 9 with students and families of the Arbor Oaks subdivision. Arbor Oaks was one …

Local students inducted into honor society

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 10:32 a.m.

The following local residents, students at the College of Charleston, recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Group effort

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 1:23 p.m.

DD2 board member Justin Farnsworth passed along a photo he took Oct. 7 of a group of people who came together to help unload and place sandbags in …

Letting imaginations fly

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Windsor Hill Arts Infused Elementary School Core Arts students let their imaginations fly at their September PTA meeting as dancers, singers, artists, …

Terrific kids

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Students who exhibited model behavior were recognized by their peers and teachers for the month of September as SHINE Terrific Kids at Beech Hill …

Supporting pediatric patients

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In honor of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, DuBose Middle School held a toy/game drive for pediatric patients at MUSC. Kaci Bassett’s …

School librarians study up

Thursday, October 8, 2015 6:03 p.m.

Staff members from 25 member schools of the South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) recently completed a workshop designed to enhance …

Elks offering national, local scholarships

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:41 a.m.

The Elks National Foundation awards $2.4 million in college scholarships to a total of 500 high school seniors nationwide through the Most Valuable Student Scholarship.

Happy Homecoming

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 11:40 a.m.

Faith Christian School celebrated homecoming on Sept. 25, with the crowning of Homecoming Queen Katherine Miller, and a 57-14 victory over the North …

Teachers at local private schools achieve master teacher status UPDATED

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Members of the faculty at two South Carolina Independent School Association schools have achieved the status of Master Teacher, according to Larry Watt, SCISA executive director.

DD2 students top state average on ACT WorkKeys

Friday, October 2, 2015 12:01 a.m.

In recently released state ACT WorkKeys® scores, 90.3 percent of Dorchester School District Two high school juniors demonstrated work readiness in the first statewide administration of this job skills assessment. In the spring of 2015, 11th grade students throughout the state took the new three-part test which consists of Applied Mathematics, …

Governor’s School for Science & Math accepting applications

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is accepting applications through Feb. 1, 2016 for its Class of 2018. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/apply-now.

Governor’s School hosting info session in Summerville

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 1:34 p.m.

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is hosting an information session for prospective students and their families on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 6 p.m. at Trident Technical College, Summerville Site, 449 Old Trolley Rd.

Students teach the parents

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Newington Elementary School held a ‘Parent Information Night’ on Sept. 10. The Technovators (the afterschool technology club) hosted …

Grandparents celebrate at Flowertown Elementary

Friday, September 25, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Flowertown Elementary was glad to welcome students’ grandparents to the annual Grandparents Day Celebration.

Lending a hand

Friday, September 25, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville High School players who previously attended Flowertown Elementary recently made a guest appearance at their elementary alma mater. They …

Future firefighters

Thursday, September 24, 2015 10:03 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career & Technology Center upgraded its fire training facility over the summer and frequently partners with Dorchester …

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