Growing Minds one student at a time

Saturday, October 3, 2015 5:49 a.m.

The urban Lowcountry is not home to wide expanses of agricultural farmland. You’re lucky to have a home on a sliver of grass these days. So it’s no wonder that students are not commonly exposed to the study of agriculture.

Mount Pleasant residents join Trident Technical College Foundation Board

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 7:21 p.m.

Two Mount Pleasant residents have joined the Trident Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees.

College of Charleston kicks off “Top 10 Percent” Academic Success Program

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 11:47 a.m.

The Lowcountry’s highest-achieving high school students will now be awarded for their academic success with automatic acceptance into the College of Charleston.

High school and college leaders address math pathways

Monday, September 28, 2015 12:50 p.m.

Educators and senior administrators from five universities and four public school districts serving Lowcountry students have formed a collaborative team to focus on improving “math pathways” between high school and college. The team includes senior officials from Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester School Districts Two and Four, …

Scholarships available through VFW

Monday, September 28, 2015 8:16 a.m.

The Voice of Democracy Scholarship is for high school students, and the national prize is a $30,000 scholarship.

Meeks/Sotille scholarship applications for 2015- 2016 school year are available

Saturday, September 26, 2015 11:31 a.m.

The Isle of Palms Exchange Club announced the availability of their Youth of the Month/Year and scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who live on the Islands.

CCSD announces 2016 National Merit Semifinalists

Friday, September 25, 2015 11:49 a.m.

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) announced the names of 23 CCSD high school seniors that have been chosen as semifinalists for the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

Elliot Carlyle “Becoming a Brand” UPDATED

By Jenna Lore

Moultrie News

Thursday, September 24, 2015 6:38 a.m.

As a young man growing up in Crestview Florida, Elliot Carlyle was unaware of the success that awaited him on the horizon.

I-Beam is ready for another great year

Friday, September 18, 2015 5:16 a.m.

The East Cooper Faith Networks leading initiative; I-Beam, is ready to starts its 6th year serving children in select schools in the East cooper. I- …

Get help to get going to TTC

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 11:33 a.m.

Although Fall Semester has already begun, it’s not too late for those who still want to attend college at Trident Technical College this fall. TTC’s second fall term, Fall 2, begins Oct. 21. To help prospective students apply for college admission and for financial aid and to guide them through other important steps, Trident …

South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 Plan receives national recognition for strong investment performance and low fees

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 1:07 p.m.

Most Recent Rankings by Savingforcollege.com show South Carolina’s College Savings Program is a National Leader in Investment Performance and Low Fees

Student Kudos and school news

Monday, September 14, 2015 6:46 p.m.

Blackbaud, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLKB), the leading provider of software and services for the worldwide philanthropic community, announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Smart Tuition, a leading provider of payment software and services for private schools and parents. This acquisition expands Blackbaud’s footprint into the tuition …

Lowcountry Hoedown announces live music line-up for Nov. 7

Monday, September 14, 2015 12:55 p.m.

Put on your dancing boots and plan to get down to the funky rhythms of two fantastic bluegrass bands at the fourth annual Lowcountry Hoedown on Saturday, Nov. 7. From 7 - 11 p.m., this all-inclusive event will feature sampling from dozens of Southern distilleries, craft breweries and restaurants, plus a wide array of live entertainment. The two …

Diverse and Talented Incoming South Carolina Teaching Corps Joins National 25th-Anniversary Corps of 4,100 Emerging Leaders Committed to Expanding Educational Opportunity

Friday, September 11, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Teach For America will welcome 60 new teachers to local schools this fall as part of its national 25th-anniversary corps of 4,100. As Teach For America in South Carolina marks five years of partnering with the community to expand educational opportunity, the organization’s national leadership force tops 50,000 corps members and alumni …

TTC offers artisans series

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 12:13 p.m.

Trident Technical College Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is pleased to announce a new series of workshops, The Charleston …

LWV Hosts the State of Education Address with State Supt. of Education, Molly Spearman

Sunday, September 6, 2015 1:06 p.m.

State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman will speak about our public schools in a State of Education Address on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at the College of Charleston’s Stern Center Ballroom, 71 George Street, Charleston 29424. A reception will begin at 5 p.m., with Ms. Spearman’s presentation beginning at 6:30 p.m. The public is …

Bishop England celebrates 100 years

Saturday, September 5, 2015 6:14 a.m.

Bishop England High School celebrates a “Century of Catholic Education” with several commemorative events to mark its 100 year anniversary in September.

South Carolina’s Mary Huffman named 2015 National History Teacher of the Year

Friday, September 4, 2015 10:46 a.m.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce that Mary Huffman from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, has been named the 2015 National History Teacher of the Year. Started in 2004, the award highlights the crucial importance of history education by honoring exceptional American history teachers from elementary school …

Innovative educator Steve Perry to speak at College of Charleston

Friday, September 4, 2015 8:54 a.m.

The College of Charleston’s Office of Institutional Diversity (OID) and the Charleston County School District will host Steve Perry, Founder and Principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Hartford, Connecticut on September 19 at 10 a.m. This event will take place in Theodore S. Stern Ballroom (71 George St).

Local teacher named History Teacher of the Year

Thursday, September 3, 2015 11:13 a.m.

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is pleased to announce that Mary Huffman from Mount Pleasant has been named the 2015 National …

Dominion Foundation awards $25,000 to College of Charleston for research equipment

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 10:20 a.m.

The Dominion Foundation has awarded the College of Charleston a grant of $25,000 that is purposed to purchase scientific equipment for two environmental research stations at Dixie Plantation at the College of Charleston, the college’s center for environmental research and historical discovery. The gift will augment the funds raised during …

Wando Band stays cool

Sunday, August 30, 2015 3:12 p.m.

Wando junior accepts apprenticeship at CCSD

Friday, August 28, 2015 1:13 p.m.

Gabrielle “Gaby” Stewart returned to Wando High School recently to start her junior year. But she’s on a different path than …

Environmental tech program moving to Trident’s Mount Pleasant campus

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 2:07 p.m.

Trident Technical College’s Mount Pleasant campus is opening its doors to TTC’s environmental technology program beginning fall …

School news and student accolades

Monday, August 24, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Amanda Kasman from Mount Pleasant, SC 29464 has been named to the University of Delaware’s Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester.

Trident Academy school facilities sold for $880,000: School to lease for 10 years UPDATED

Monday, August 24, 2015 3:02 p.m.

In April it was announced that the land where Trident Academy sits was up for sale. The buildings and school facilities have been sold to Trident …

Local educators participate in Teacher Institute

Saturday, August 22, 2015 2:25 p.m.

Teachers from South Carolina Independent School Association (SCISA) member institutions from across the state and adjacent areas in Georgia spent …

12 Mount Pleasant students receive Coastal Community scholarships

Friday, August 21, 2015 2:27 p.m.

The Coastal Community Foundation recently announced the Mount Pleasant winners of its 2015 General Scholarship awards. In the overall scholarship …

Over 5,000 CCSD Students Enrolled in Summer Programs and Camps

Thursday, August 20, 2015 1:34 p.m.

Over 20 Camp/Programs Offered Through Office of Expanded Learning

Daniel Island Academy expands curriculum team

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 1:17 p.m.

Daniel Island Academy has expanded its curriculum leadership team with the promotion of Olivia Daniel to strategic curriculum planning consultant and …

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