Scholarship available to SC students with deceased parent

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

The James F. Byrnes Scholarship Program was established in 1949 to assist young South Carolinians who had lost one or both parents to obtain a college education.

Local student named to Samford dean’s list

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Landon M. Graham of Summerville was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Samford releases dean’s lists after the close of the fall and spring semesters each academic year. To qualify for the honor, a student must have earned a minimum 3.0 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 …

Local students named to Newberry College Dean’s List

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Newberry College has named local residents to the Dean’s List, an academic honor awarded to students who achieved a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale.

Local students named to Dean’s List at Bob Jones University

Friday, January 15, 2016 12:01 p.m.

The following students are among approximately 890 Bob Jones University students named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the Fall 2015 semester.

Summerville-area students graduate from Clemson

Thursday, January 14, 2016 10:08 a.m.

Local students received degrees at Clemson University’s Dec. 17 graduation ceremony.

Movie night at the Beech

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

Scholarship applications open for tri-county students

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:22 p.m.

Coastal Community Foundation has announced that applications are available for its annual scholarship program. Assistance is available for tri-county high school seniors who plan to pursue a two- or four-year college degree.

Holiday Jenga

Thursday, January 7, 2016 11:56 a.m.

This year, the Media Center at Beech Hill Elementary decorated for the holidays a little differently. As guests entered the school they were greeted …

An hour of coding

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 p.m.

On Dec. 9, Karen Parker’s computer classes participated in The Hour of Code. Students were able to code puzzles in Star Wars, Minecraft, …

Growing the opera program

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Alston Middle School teacher Pren Woods recently took 45 people – students, families and community members – to see “Magic Flute, …

Pinewood First Quarter Honor Roll

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 9:38 a.m.

Hannah Andringa, Brianna Beers, Abby Benton, Alexander Berry, Alexa Brice, Alyssa Collins, Mason Cruse, Jay Diffley, Kamp Gary, Lindsay Gilmer, Patrick Greenstreet, TJ Hatchett, Anthony Hibbard, Thomas Howard, Kylie Jennings, Kate Kehoe, Jake Latham, KoKo Magwood, Mary Kate McConnell, Madison McSwain, Madelyn Meyer, Colin Murray, Juliana Ollis, …

Blast from the past

Friday, January 1, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Andrew Scholz, former DuBose Middle student and Summerville High student, and former X-Factor semi-finalist, performed a concert for DuBose Middle …

Let’s go to the hop

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Beech Hill Elementary School conducted its annual Sock Hop on Dec. 9. The school’s Beacons danced the day away to ‘50s music. The goal …

Big cheer for the Fort

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 11:51 a.m.

DD2 board members celebrated Fort Dorchester High’s recent victory, claiming the State Championship, by presenting a trophy to Bert Postell, …

DD2 unveils student art exhibit

Saturday, December 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

On Dec. 14 Dorchester School District Two unveiled the 2015-2016 student art exhibition in the district boardroom prior to the regular meeting of the …

Coding, caroling and cocoa

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

Newington Elementary School’s ‘Coding, Caroling, and Cocoa’ family night took place on Dec. 15.

Merry ‘Techmas’

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

Newington Elementary School’s Instructional Technology Specialist, Pam Inabinett, found a creative way to engage teachers and students with …

Local students graduate from Coastal Carolina University

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

About 600 candidates for graduation were eligible to walk in Coastal Carolina University’s fall 2015 commencement ceremonies.

Summerville High recognizes Navy JROTC

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Summerville High School recognizes its Navy JROTC for recent successes in Area Six (North and South Carolina) competitions. The SHS Navy JROTC Rifle …

Peace poster winners

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 7:30 a.m.

The Summerville Noon Lions Club sponsored a Peace Poster Contest at Alston Middle School. Jennifer Harkleroad’s art students submitted 50 …

DD2 named 2015 District of the Year in Risk Control

Saturday, December 19, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester School District Two has earned the Excellence in Risk Control Award from the South Carolina School Boards Insurance Trust (SCSBIT). The …

Two generations of DuBose students in action

Friday, December 18, 2015 6:44 a.m.

The Dorchester County Career & Technology Center welcomed 45 students from Dubose Middle School on Dec. 3. Students had the opportunity to learn …

Clay Hill’s honest students

Thursday, December 17, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Clay Hill Elementary School recently celebrated a group of Character Students who have shown honesty for the month of November. The students are …

Achievement Bowl at Beech Hill

Thursday, December 17, 2015 11:42 a.m.

Beech Hill Elementary celebrated some of its fourth- and fifth-grade students with an Achievement Bowl on Nov. 20. These students scored a Perfect, …

Thanksgiving at Beech Hill

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 2:01 p.m.

Beech Hill kindergarten students were all smiles as they learned about the history of Thanksgiving during the annual Thanksgiving feast on Nov. 23. …

Beech Hill Spelling Bee winners

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 7:05 a.m.

Beech Hill Elementary held its annual Spelling Bee on Nov. 24. Twenty-five fifth-grade students competed in this year’s event. The winners …

Fort Dorchester Elementary recognizes spellers

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 11:01 a.m.

Fort Dorchester Elementary School congratulates Harleen Virk, fifth grade Spelling Bee winner; Evan MacGillivray, runner-up; and Tyler Allen, …

Pinewood student undefeated at state chess meet

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 10:21 a.m.

Alex Hylton, a third-grade student at Pinewood Preparatory School, competed as a member of Pinewood’s high school chess team in the SCISA High …

Gail Hughes elected as SCSBA Region 1 Director

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 12:02 p.m.

Gail Hughes, Dorchester School District Two Board Chair, was elected as Region 1 director of the South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) …

River Oaks teacher selected as state winner

Friday, December 11, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Eric Hanks, English/language arts teacher at River Oaks Middle School in Dorchester School District Two, has been selected as a state Teacher Winner …

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