At DD2’s board meeting July 14 Bob Folkman, capital improvements facilitator, reported the capital improvements project is 2.3 percent complete in actual costs and 5.1 percent complete in committed costs, as of May 31. He said the program schedule and budgets remain tight, but realistc.
Walter Newman is good at working with his hands – from woodwork to carpentry to welding.
Krista Wunsche, daughter of Nancy Simpson and Werner Wunsche of Ravenel, accepted a summer internship with the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. …
Youngsters interested in computer science, technology and entrepreneurship just got finished with a camp that exposed them to all three of those …
Dr. Mick Zais, State Superintendent of Education, issued the following statement announcing the math team writing new standards held their first meeting today.
Registration for Woodland High School will be held Aug. 5-7 in the cafeteria. Hours are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. for all grade levels Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Freshman orientation is 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7.
Filing for Dorchester District Two’s board election ended at noon Tuesday.
Summerville Presbyterian Church will again be a distribution site for the Hands of Christ school supply ministry.
Dorchester District Two is currently looking into a new policy that gives high school students the OK to use cellphones in schools – and the idea could be introduced to middle schools as well.
The South Carolina State University Foundation has pledged $1 million to the institution.
Cruise Control Driving School Inc. of Summerville has awarded a total of $2,000 in academic scholarships – $500 each to four graduates from …
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 Core’s curriculum to a new state-developed standard’s …
A good number of DD2 high school students are spending their summer vacation hitting the books.
Lauren Krucke of Summerville was named to the Dean’s 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 DD2’s school board election this year.
DD2’s 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 Dean’s 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 “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.