Dorchester District Two and the Greater Summerville/Dorchester Chamber of Commerce are hosting a parent education series this summer to provide information on the current academic curriculum in English language arts and math.
Berkeley County students and teachers will have less than a year to pivot away from Common Coreís curriculum to a new state-developed standardís …
A good number of DD2 high school students are spending their summer vacation hitting the books.
Lauren Krucke of Summerville was named to the Deanís List of Emory College of Arts and Sciences, the undergraduate, liberal arts college of Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. for the 2014 spring semester.
Dorchester School District Two is accepting student applications for seventh grade openings at R.H. Rollings Middle School of the Arts for the 2014-2015 school year.
Four seats are up for grabs in DD2ís school board election this year.
DD2ís Bond Referendum Citizen Oversight Committee is being rebranded as the Yes4Schools Public Advisory Committee.
Last week 38 students from the tri-county area occupied Fort Dorchester High School, busying themselves by building bridges, spinning wind turbines …
Amanda S. Caceres of Summerville was named to the Deanís List at Piedmont Technical College for outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 spring semester.
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. Wetherington is a student of Dr. Jill Terhaar Lewis, Associate Professor of Voice.
Eighteen DD2 schools are being recognized as energy ďstarsĒ for using less energy.
Clemson University fees for tuition, housing and meal plans will increase by an average of less than 3 percent this fall, which will partially offset mandatory payroll, retirement and health insurance cost increases. The fees were approved by the universityís board of trustees June 25.
DD2 students who earn 60 credit hours through the districtís Early College Program (ECP) now can receive automatic acceptance as a junior to …
LifeManagement Center, Inc. is excited to announce that they have been selected by Pinewood Preparatory School to provide instruction to students in grades 1-3 with language-based learning differences. The Transitions Program is designed to assist highly capable students whose poor reading skills are preventing them from meeting expectations and …
Eleven DD2 schools are expected to get better security entrances this summer.
Dorchester District Two board members plan to submit a written letter opposing a beer and wine license that is being obtained by the convenience store Mia Quickstop, located across the street from Alston Middle School on W. 5th North Street.
The Summerville Family YMCA is announcing a partnership with The Dorchester County Communities In Schools to help them continue their Afterschool Enrichment program. The after school program will incorporate a unique strategy by bridging the traditional boundaries of formal and information learning to improve student academic and social outcomes. …
During the DD2 board meeting June 9, Bob Folkman, capital improvement facilitator, delivered the following updates for the Capital Improvements Program:
Pinewood Prep announced that it is launching a new high school leadership program for the 2014-15 school year.
Lander University announced its Presidentís List, Deanís List and Freshman Honors for spring semester 2014 on June 17.
Pinewood Prepís High School Quiz Bowl Team traveled to Chicago recently to compete in the 2014 National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT).
A special guest taught the first week of the visual arts class in DD2ís GATEWAY summer arts program: Cynthia Colbert, an art education professor in …
Two concerned citizens took the podium to talk to DD2 school board members about two separate community matters at the recent board meeting.
Dorchester District Two board members are postponing the change in bell schedules for the schools.
Recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver awards were recognized for general academic performance during DD2ís board meeting June 9.
Cellphone usage in Dorchester District Two high schools is now permitted during specific times throughout the day.
Rep. Jenny Horne has awarded her annual $1,000 college scholarship to Aurie Engel Schmieding, a recent graduate of Pinewood Preparatory School.
Eight students from local schools recently performed at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Tournament in Louisville, Ky., in May. A …
Larry Barnfield sees a lot of painting and music in his future.