CSU junior advances in music competition

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 12:17 p.m.

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.

DD2 schools are saving energy

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:10 p.m.

Eighteen DD2 schools are being recognized as energy “stars” for using less energy.

Clemson tuition up less than 3 percent

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 2:33 p.m.

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 starts new initiative with CSU

Friday, June 27, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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 partners with Pinewood Prep

Friday, June 27, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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 …

DD2 security entrance upgrades moving along

Friday, June 27, 2014 2:01 p.m.

Eleven DD2 schools are expected to get better security entrances this summer.

DD2 to write letter opposing beer and wine license

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

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.

YMCA joining afterschool enrichment program

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 p.m.

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. …

DD2 provides construction updates

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 a.m.

During the DD2 board meeting June 9, Bob Folkman, capital improvement facilitator, delivered the following updates for the Capital Improvements Program:

Pinewood Prep to launch Leadership Institute for 2014-15

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Pinewood Prep announced that it is launching a new high school leadership program for the 2014-15 school year.

Lander University announces honors

Saturday, June 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Lander University announced its President’s List, Dean’s List and Freshman Honors for spring semester 2014 on June 17.

Pinewood competes in Quiz Bowl

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 6:01 a.m.

Pinewood Prep’s High School Quiz Bowl Team traveled to Chicago recently to compete in the 2014 National Academic Quiz Tournament (NAQT).

Kids get crafty in summer arts classes

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 11:01 a.m.

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 …

Citizens express concern over Common Core, convenience store

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:46 p.m.

Two concerned citizens took the podium to talk to DD2 school board members about two separate community matters at the recent board meeting.

DD2 postpones new bell schedule idea

Friday, June 13, 2014 7:37 a.m.

Dorchester District Two board members are postponing the change in bell schedules for the schools.

DD2 comments on silver and gold recognitions

Friday, June 13, 2014 12:46 p.m.

Recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver awards were recognized for general academic performance during DD2’s board meeting June 9.

Cellphone usage allowed in District 2 high schools

Friday, June 13, 2014 7:37 a.m.

Cellphone usage in Dorchester District Two high schools is now permitted during specific times throughout the day.

Pinewood graduate awarded Jenny Horne Scholarship

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 11:43 a.m.

Rep. Jenny Horne has awarded her annual $1,000 college scholarship to Aurie Engel Schmieding, a recent graduate of Pinewood Preparatory School.

Students place in archery tournament UPDATED

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 6:34 p.m.

Eight students from local schools recently performed at the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Tournament in Louisville, Ky., in May. A …

‘I have loved the job’

Friday, June 6, 2014 8:53 a.m.

Larry Barnfield sees a lot of painting and music in his future.

Eaglets raise money for other eaglets

Friday, June 6, 2014 8:53 a.m.

A group of student Eaglets from Eagle Nest Elementary recently decided to band together to save some real-life eagles.

Summerville Elementary releases honor roll, perfect attendance UPDATED

Thursday, June 5, 2014 4:29 p.m.

3rd Grade

Clay Hill Elementary announces awards

Thursday, June 5, 2014 4:30 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary School in Ridgeville recently announced its Fourth Quarter Awards.

Education series for DD2 parents and community members announced

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2:20 p.m.

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.

Students share stories on Authors Day UPDATED

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 2:15 p.m.

Since September, Morelisa Sabb’s second graders at Joseph R. Pye Elementary have been working on their own books.

Behind the apple - Ashlee Rollison

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:58 p.m.

When Ashlee Rollison’s friends come across a bug or spider in their rooms she knows their initial instinct is to kill it.

164 adults earn their credentials

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:46 p.m.

MONICA KREBER

STEM Night

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 12:44 p.m.

Oakbrook Elementary releases honor roll, perfect attendance

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:43 p.m.

A Honor Roll

Latin silver medalist UPDATED

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 4:43 p.m.

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