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Students, teachers prefer old school club set-up

Peyton LeNoir, Jahnz Myers, and William Wimberly

Friday, February 26, 2016 4:01 a.m.

When Summerville Elementary reeled in the clubs, the students thought they were amazing. But then, when the district brought in S.T.E.A.M. (Science, …

Girls bathrooms are yuck

Girls bathrooms are yuck

Martha Comer, Rachel Kalbach, and Skyler Strickland

Friday, February 26, 2016 5:01 a.m.

Here at Summerville Elementary School in 2016 the bathrooms look old and are breaking apart. The Turtle Times looked at the bathrooms and noticed the …

School officials keep an eye on security

School officials keep an eye on security

Ethan Jones, Joanna Oats and Michah Quarles

Friday, February 26, 2016 6:01 a.m.

Dorchester District 2 staff and teachers said they are prepared for any terrorism event at Summerville Elementary. According to the Federal Bureau of …

Robotics Club awarded for core values

Robotics Club awarded for core values

JeStacia Jenkins, Tristan Mishoe and Jaden Ussery

Friday, February 26, 2016 2:01 a.m.

The robotics club is a group of fourth- and fifth-graders who program a robot and work on the theme, which is Trash Trek this year.

Changes in the computer lab

Changes in the computer lab

Blair Bailey, Ansley Cook and Mykalai Lewis

Friday, February 26, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Compass Odyssey recently changed its program to Compass Learning Path Blazer hoping to affect education in a positive way. According to student …

PE remains popular with students

PE remains popular with students

McCoy Collier, Sam DiMuzio and Jessica Meriam

Friday, February 26, 2016 1:01 a.m.

Some kids love physical education. Some don’t. Ninety-three percent of the fourth grade reported loving PE, and 7 percent reported disliking …

Students look for higher-level books in library

Students look for higher-level books in library

Carter Cook, Georgia Murrie and Sara Smith

Friday, February 26, 2016 3:01 a.m.

It might be hard to find the perfect book in the Summerville Elementary library, but if you look hard enough, you’ll most likely find the book …

Turtle Times: Spelling ‘success’

Turtle Times: Spelling ‘success’

Jillian Graziani, Hattie Segelken and Maddie Thomas

Thursday, February 25, 2016 10:59 a.m.

“Tropical” was the winning word at the Summerville Elementary School spelling bee on Dec. 3. McCoy Collier was the Summerville …

Looking at school lunches

Looking at school lunches

Olivia Campeau, Riley Minor and Pierson Morgan

Thursday, February 25, 2016 3:03 p.m.

Summerville Elementary lunch ladies have been preparing students’ school lunches for years. There are favorite dishes and sides, but some are …

All Aboard UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Fifth grade students at Summerville Elementary recently took a train ride on the Amtrak from North Charleston to Kingstree. The field trip tied in …

Two Unexpected Stars UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Schoneke Summerhill is a fifth grade teacher at Summerville Elementary School. While she is not making lesson plans or teaching a class, she is a lay …

Adopt-A-Teacher Offers Life Learning UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Learning by real life application is at the forefront of the Adopt-A-Teacher (AAT) Program at Summerville Elementary School. Businesses share their …

Alexus Cuttino UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Karen Thompson’s fifth grade family has a very special gift, and that gift is Alexus Cuttino. Alexus is a student who comes to class everyday for …

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Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Forty-one years ago when I was in Mrs. McCleskey’s fifth grade class at Augusta Circle Elementary School in Greenville, I would have been over-the- …

Rolling Out the Red Carpet for Leadership Day UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Elementary School students are gearing up for special presentations for Leadership Day on March 29, 2012. Leadership Day is when visitors …

Once Upon a Playground UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

 Laughing, playing, giggling and clapping are all things that you see at the new Summerville Elementary playground addition. This playground was …

A New Hard Drive UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

 Summerville Elementary School brought new computer programs to the school this year with the help from Anne Marie Wilcox, technical support teacher. …

Recess UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

From left, Mariah Pyatt, LaTeasha McClellan, Dylan Zoeller, Caroline Raglin and Grace Geddis-Knowell pose for a picture during recess. Click …

Student Council Leads the Way UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Student council is a way for students to participate in helping their school and the community. At Summerville Elementary we have some great programs …

Action Packed Lesson UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Coty Lodge flies off the swings, Mariah Pyatt takes a turn on the slide and John Grant hangs from the monkey bars during a photo workshop on the SES …

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Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Learning to read isn’t easy, but fourth and fifth grade students at Summerville Elementary are helping kindergarten and first grade students get off …

Students Create High Tech App UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

The Summerville Elementary School’s Robotics team invented something very unique called the Rot Clock. The Rot Clock is an app that tells you when …

The Three Keys UPDATED

Monday, February 27, 2012 12:01 a.m.

Louis Armstrong, John Daniel, and children are the perfect symphony for the Louis Armstrong Club. The club is led by music teacher John Daniel. He …

Newspaper Project Offers Hands-On Experience UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

As the Adopt-A-Teacher program from the Chamber of Commerce got into high gear at Summerville Elementary this past fall, I was so in hopes that I …

Breaking News: WSES Takes Action UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Is the next Katie Couric an anchor on Summerville Elementary School’s WSES news show? Tammy Bertram, the SES librarian, is the founder of WSES. She …

Looking Back, Looking Forward UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Fifth grade students at Summerville Elementary School are getting excited about moving on to middle school for the 2011-12 school year. One student, …

About Adopt-A-Teacher UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Mission:  Broaden our students’ learning opportunities andexperiences  Get the community involved in the lives of our students and their education  Share your skills with our teachers and our students  Build confidence in our students and provide anenvironment of hope for their future  Provide financial support for our …

A Tribute to Dr. Sires UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Dr. Gene Sires, a former Summerville Elementary Shool principal, was a loved and cherished man. One reason Dr. Sires was loved and cherished was that …

Family Ties Part of SES UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

How would you feel if you went to school where your mom worked? What if your cousin was your teacher? Reporters for The Turtle Times got the scoop on …

Heroes Come to Summerville Elementary UPDATED

Friday, February 25, 2011 12:01 a.m.

Summerville Elementary School Arts Infusion brought the play “Heroes of the Underground Railroad” to SES. The play was performed by actors Andi Dema …

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