Sixty students gathered at the Summerville Auditorium to participate in the Dorchester District 2 Spelling Bee.
The first day of kindergarten is one of those milestones that remains in every person’s memory. Often they do not remember what they learned in Calculus, 7th grade English or 4th grade Science, but most will tell you the name of their kindergarten teacher and the people from that class.
Alston-Bailey Middle School held their geography bee on January 14th. The geography bee is an academic competition that features seven themed rounds which are Cultural Geography, Economic Geography, Across-the-Country, Around-the-World, Science, Geographic Comparisons, Physical Geography, Od…
Cane Bay parents came out to the Berkeley County School Board meeting on Jan. 14 to voice their opinions about the district’s plan to cap attendance at Cane Bay and transport the overflow students to Westview.
Dorchester District 2 School Board member Tanya Robinson was honored at the January 13th meeting with the School Board Recognition and Service Award from the South Carolina School Boards Association.
Flowertown Elementary School was one of ten schools named to the 2020 School Improvement Council Honor Roll for their attempts to foster civic engagement in public education.
The Dorchester District 2 Board of Trustees held a meeting on Tuesday January 7th to address the overcrowding at problems at Dubose Middle School and Joseph Pye Elementary School.
The Xi Phi Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated donated money to Alston Middle School to alleviate lunchroom debt for students.
Lacie Mizzell’s inspiration to become a teacher came early in life. She recalled how school always came easy to her, but her younger sister often had trouble completing work and taking tests. Mizzell said that this experience made her want to help students and teach.
“No duty is more urgent than the return of thanks.” It is unclear to whom credit goes for this quote: sometimes to St. Ambrose of the 4th century; sometimes to James Allen of the 19th century. It is clear, however, in the winter of 2019 that “thanks” is intended for those who voted for the r…
William Ross is almost the same age that Anne Frank was when she began to write her diary; a book that would become one of the most read books in the world. Now William, a fifth-grader at Westview Elementary School, has taken up the responsibility of sharing Anne’s story about hiding from th…
Cane Bay’s growth and overcrowding at Cane Bay Middle School and Cane Bay Elementary were the topic of discussion at the Berkeley County School Board meeting on December 10th.
WASHINGTON—The United States Senate today passed a bipartisan amendment to the House-passed FUTURE Act sponsored by Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), Senate Education Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Senators Doug Jones (D-Ala.), Richard Burr (…
The Citadel Board of Visitors (BOV) voted to raise the minimum number of semesters students pursuing a cadet degree must complete on campus in the South Carolina Corps of Cadets. Beginning with the Class of 2024, a student must have lived on campus with the Corps for six semesters (or five w…
The candidates for superintendent in Dorchester District 4 will be holding a town hall on Tuesday December 10th in the Woodland High School Gymnasium at 7:00 P.M.
Students from Charleston Southern University set a record on November 14th by packing 5115 shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child, the most by any other college or university in the nation.
Students at Alston Middle School held a canned food drive for the Lowcountry Food Bank throughout the month of November.
Representatives from the Leadership Dorchester class of 2019 spoke to the Dorchester District 2 School Board meeting on Nov. 18 about their class project. The project is the S.T.E.A.M. Lab at Summerville Elementary School.
Blake West’s classroom is very different from other teacher’s classrooms. The desks, pencils and chalkboards are replaced with measuring cups, sugar and ovens.
At the November 12th Berkeley County School Board meeting, Dr. Kelly Wulf, the Chief Academics Officer presented to the board for first reading the plan to rename the district building at 229 E Main St to “The Center for Academics and Innovation.”
When many hear about an instructional technology specialist they meet the information with a combination of confusion and wonder. This reaction is common for Marie Connelly, the instruction technology specialist at Joseph Pye Elementary School.
Three local bands received superior ratings at the state marching band competition. Fort Dorchester High School, Ashley Ridge High School and Summerville High School all received superior ratings and all finished in the top 10 as well.
Research from employers indicates that 15% of a worker’s success in the workplace is based on their hard skills. Hard skills are the skills that are needed to complete their job.
If you asked Alison VanArsdalen what she wanted to be when she first started college at Winthrop University she would not have told you a seventh-grade social studies teacher.