Yes4Schools touches on new school construction

Friday, November 21, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester District Two board members meet Nov. 24 for their regular board meeting, and members might discuss a possible time for a groundbreaking ceremony at Sires Elementary.

Sam’s Spirit

Friday, November 21, 2014 10:01 p.m.

The Spirit Committee of Sam’s Club has begun a partnership with Clay Hill Elementary. The Spirit Committee members met with administrators and …

DAR selects Outstanding History Teacher of the Year

Thursday, November 20, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Pren Woods, seventh grade social studies teacher at Alston Middle School, has been selected as the Outstanding History Teacher of the Year by the …

Honorary board member

Thursday, November 20, 2014 3:18 p.m.

Laila Amira Conway served as DD2’s honorary board member on Nov. 10. Conway is 10 years old and in the fifth grade at Joseph R. Pye Elementary. Her …

Big speller

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 12:11 p.m.

The Spann Spelling Bee, won by Devin Cohen, was held Nov. 13 in the Spann cafe. Linda Karges-Bone from Charleston Southern University was the …

Behind the Apple -- Valerie White

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 6:30 a.m.

Valerie White loved her middle school and high school experience – enough to want teenagers to have that same love for education and being at school …

Scott accepting intern applications

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:09 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the spring of 2015. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press. All internships are …

Pinewood Prep invites parents to alcohol awareness session

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 11:37 a.m.

Pinewood Preparatory School announces its inaugural Parent Prep series for the 2014-2015 school year. The first installment, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Smith Hall, will discuss the latest laws, statistics, and trends in teenage alcohol use.

Honoring Veterans

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Veterans Day is celebrated each year by Clay Hill Elementary in a variety of ways. Students made a flag of handprints to greet the veterans as they …

Veteran visits DuBose

Thursday, November 13, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Col. Jim Roberts, retired U.S. Air Force, visited DuBose Middle School on Veterans Day. While he was here, he spoke to students in Jackie Canaday’s …

Behind the Apple -- Shantae Gilliard

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Shantae Gilliard comes from a military family.

Clay Hill soccer

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:23 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary offers basketball, softball and now soccer on the school’s menu of sports. Featured in the photo as they line up to shake hands …

Pinewood honors veterans

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 2:01 p.m.

On Friday, Nov. 7, Pinewood’s fifth grade students presented their annual “Veterans Day Salute” concert in Freedom Hall.

Pinewood drama department goes international

Monday, November 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Pinewood’s drama department will embark on a new venture in summer 2015, when a group of high school students will travel to the American High School Theatre Festival, part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Setting an example

Monday, November 10, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Honorary board member

Sunday, November 9, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Jaheim President served as the honorary board member at DD2’s Oct. 27 board meeting. President is an eighth-grader at Gregg Middle. He is currently …

Faith Christian celebrates homecoming

Saturday, November 8, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Taskforce releases draft education standards UPDATED

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

 State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais announced that the taskforce convened to review drafts of the new English and mathematics standards had completed their work.  The draft standards are being issued to the public for review and feedback. “I want to thank the educators who put in more than 4,200 hours to develop these new …

Cookie cutters

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Students in Jenn Dreyer’s class at DuBose Middle School were visited by members of the AR Cookie Cutters from Ashley Ridge High School on Nov. …

Green screen

Friday, November 7, 2014 12:01 p.m.

Being responsible

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:18 p.m.

Rollings Middle School of the Arts accepting applications

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:27 p.m.

Dorchester School District Two is now accepting student applications for R.H. Rollings Middle School of the Arts for the 2015-2016 School year.

Boeing Tour

Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Monday, Oct. 20 wasn’t an ordinary instructor development day when staff from the Dorchester County Career & Technology Center loaded up on buses …

Behind the Apple -- Patrick Magers

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

When he was a student at Fort Dorchester High School, Patrick Magers was part of a program called International Baccalaureate.

Combating childhood obesity

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 p.m.

On Oct. 16 kids at Eagle Nest Elementary could be found doing laps.

DD2 students receive Academic Awards

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dorchester School District Two celebrated academic excellence at three separate Academic Awards ceremonies on Oct. 6 at Ashley Ridge High, on Oct. 15 …

State champions

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:24 p.m.

The Summerville High School Competitive Marching Ensemble capped off a successful season by capturing the 5A state championship Saturday in Irmo.

Alston Middle to present ‘Broken Glass’

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 2:31 p.m.

On Nov. 9 at 7 p.m., Alston Middle School will present “Broken Glass,” a commemoration of the Holocaust. Through songs, music, poetry and dance the students will tell the story of one of the darkest times of the 20th century. Nov. 9 is the anniversary of Kristallnacht, which many scholars pinpoint as the start of Hitler’s Final Solution against …

Honorary board member

Friday, October 31, 2014 12:01 a.m.

Dalton Riley served as the honorary board member at Dorchester District Two’s board meeting Oct. 13. Riley has attended Givhans Alternative Program …

Book Angels

Thursday, October 30, 2014 12:15 p.m.

Clay Hill Elementary, located in Ridgeville, received boxes of books from the literacy initiative, Book Angels. The intent is for students to take …

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