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 “stars” 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 university’s board of trustees June 25.
DD2 students who earn 60 credit hours through the district’s 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 President’s List, Dean’s List and Freshman Honors for spring semester 2014 on June 17.
Pinewood Prep’s 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 DD2’s 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 DD2’s 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.
A group of student Eaglets from Eagle Nest Elementary recently decided to band together to save some real-life eagles.
Clay Hill Elementary School in Ridgeville recently announced its Fourth Quarter Awards.
A recent press release from Dorchester District Two invites parents and community members to participate in a six-session parent education series to learn more about world class expectations for learning.
Since September, Morelisa Sabb’s second graders at Joseph R. Pye Elementary have been working on their own books.
When Ashlee Rollison’s friends come across a bug or spider in their rooms she knows their initial instinct is to kill it.
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