Mount Pleasant schools checkmate state tourney

Saturday, March 14, 2015 2:52 p.m.

For the first time in more than 50 years, the South Carolina Scholastic Chess Championships were hosted in Mount Pleasant, on Feb. 28 at Pinckney …

College of Charleston’s School of Business to Offer NASBITE™ Certified Global Business Professional™ (CGBP™) Training

Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:04 a.m.

The Global Business Resource Center in the School of Business at the College of Charleston is once again giving business community members, students, and faculty the opportunity to become NASBITE™ Certified Global Business Professional™ (CGBP™) designees. The School of Business will offer a two-day training course on Friday, …

College’s MBA Program among nation’s Best for Graduates Quickly Landing Jobs

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 11:38 a.m.

The MBA program in the College of Charleston School of Business has been recognized among the Top 10 programs nationally for the highest percentage of graduates who find jobs, according to the U.S. News Short List.

Student news UPDATED

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 9:29 a.m.

Alexander Flowers of Charleston joined other Clemson University ROTC cadets to test their stamina and personal courage in the Combat Water Survival Test in the Fike Recreation Center pool.

Local Award-Winning Literary Magazine hosting Poetry Slam

Monday, March 9, 2015 4:08 p.m.

Wando High School’s literary magazine, The Outlet, is hosting its first annual “Stroke of Genius” Poetry Slam on March 12, 2015. The Outlet exists to provide recognition for the writers and artists of the Wando High School community and to foster an interest in the creative life at the school. A poetry slam is an artistic …

Professionals mentoring C of C students UPDATED

Monday, March 9, 2015 1:48 p.m.

When you’re developing a business plan – or a new product – having the guidance of a professional from that field can make all the difference. And that’s the advantage that 24 College of Charleston students are enjoying as participants in the ICAT program (International Cross-curricular Accelerator for Technology). In …

Winners announced for Storm The Citadel 2015

Sunday, March 8, 2015 9:00 a.m.

The STEM Center of Excellence at The Citadel hosted the 5th annual Storm The Citadel trebuchet competition and more than 80 teams, comprised of more than 1,000 participants, took part on Saturday, Feb. 14.

Child care center expands to Park West

Saturday, March 7, 2015 7:45 a.m.

Children’s Discovery Center, a Mount Pleasant child care center, will open its second location in Park West this summer. Located off Stockdale …

Wando junior spends job shadow day with Moultrie News

BY Mary Hirsh

Special to the Moultrie News

Friday, March 6, 2015 9:53 a.m.

Journalism is a dream – a dream that has been on my mind for years now, what I want as my career. I have a passion for writing and nothing …

Local vocalists selected to national choirs

Thursday, March 5, 2015 10:17 a.m.

Charleston County School of the Arts Vocal Department is thrilled to be sending a record number of vocal students to represent the school in the …

Congressman Sanford visits East Cooper Montessori

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 5:48 a.m.

East Cooper Montessori Charter School (ECMSC) recently had the opportunity to host Congressman Mark Sanford for a special visit to their I’On …

Boosterthon Fun Run challenges students at Palmetto Christian Academy to drop devices and build community

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 10:11 a.m.

Palmetto Christian Academy in Mount Pleasant will host a Boosterthon Fun Run event on March 4, 2015. The Boosterthon Fun Run is a nine-day program that helps local schools raise needed funds for education while inspiring students to live healthy, character-filled lives. This year’s Boosterthon character theme is Rock’n Town Live! …

State’s largest chess tourney checks into East Cooper

Monday, March 2, 2015 7:00 a.m.

On Saturday, Feb. 28, scholastic chess players from all over South Carolina will converge at the cafeterias of Pinckney Elementary and Cario Middle …

Charleston sends record number to national honor choirs

Sunday, March 1, 2015 4:31 p.m.

Charleston County School of the Arts Vocal Department is thrilled to be sending a record number of vocal students to represent the school in the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) 2015 national honor choirs. Forty-two students were chosen for this honor out of 3,300 students who auditioned from across the country. The students will …

Cario student wins Reel Art Best in State

Saturday, February 28, 2015 1:50 p.m.

A student from Mount Pleasant recently took top honors as the overall winner in South Carolina’s 2015 Reel Art contest, a competition held annually by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources sponsored by Sportfish Restoration Funds and the Harry Hampton Memorial Wildlife Fund.

Whitesides gets students to turn off the tube

Saturday, February 28, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Whitesides Elementary School culminated a week of no TV with Reading Day, STEM Night and Book Character Day.

School and student kudos

Friday, February 27, 2015 10:10 a.m.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) has announced that Carl Pierce of Charleston, S.C., a junior majoring in management, was named to the university’s Dean’s List for academic excellence for the fall 2014 semester.

Moultrie Middle honors female achievers

Friday, February 27, 2015 12:03 p.m.

Moultrie Middle School seventh-grade student Kaylah Scott was named the first recipient of the Virginia Gilliam Women in Charge Scholarship Award Feb. …

Lowcountry students prepare for mock trial competition

Friday, February 27, 2015 2:05 p.m.

Eight schools in the Lowcountry region will compete in the annual South Carolina Bar Regional High School Mock Trial Competition Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Charleston County Courthouse located at 100 Broad St. in Charleston.

Charleston Southern to host Law Enforcement Expo March 4

Thursday, February 26, 2015 10:43 a.m.

Charleston Southern University criminal justice students will have the opportunity to interact with law enforcement officials and the tools of the trade Wednesday, March 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Law Enforcement Expo on campus. The public is also invited to attend.

Congressman Mark Sanford Visits East Cooper Montessori Charter School

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:45 p.m.

Mount Pleasant, SC, February 6, 2015 — East Cooper Montessori Charter School recently had the

CCSD Taking Site Applications for 2015 Seamless Summer Feeding Program

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 2:32 p.m.

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping hungry children eating healthy while school is out. Charleston County School District’s Nutrition Services Department will provide free breakfast and lunch meals to approved sites through its Seamless Summer Feeding Program (SSFP). The program will operate from …

Paula Traktman, Ph.D., appointed Dean of MUSC College of Graduate Studies

Monday, February 23, 2015 11:49 a.m.

Paula Traktman, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the College of Graduate Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Mark Sothmann, Ph.D., MUSC Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost said Traktman will assume the role effective July 1, 2015 contingent upon Board of Trustees approval.

CCSD announces nursing award winners

Sunday, February 22, 2015 7:16 a.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is proud to announce that once again its Department of Nursing Services includes multiple Palmetto Gold Award recipients. Just 100 nurses statewide receive Palmetto Gold recognition each year. This year’s winners from CCSD are Brenda Burkholder, Wando High School; Ali Hill, Head Start and Early Head …

Wando teachers receive business education honors

Sunday, February 22, 2015 12:03 p.m.

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is pleased to announce that two career and technology education teachers at Wando High School’s …

S.C. wins top four in mock trial competition

Saturday, February 21, 2015 7:00 a.m.

Forestbrook Middle School won the second annual Battle of the Carolinas Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Saturday, Feb. 7 in Pittsboro, North …

School news

Friday, February 20, 2015 2:30 p.m.

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Persuasive essay winners crowned

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Seventh grade ELA students and the Moultrie News recently partnered in a persuasive essay contest. The students researched nonprofit organizations in …

Cario students hit the right notes

Thursday, February 19, 2015 10:37 a.m.

Cario Middle School ranked No. 1 in South Carolina with 21 students chosen for the All-State Band. Cario also ranked No. 1 in Region Four with 64 students chosen for the Region Four Honor Band. This is the 14th consecutive year that Cario has finished first in county, region and state.

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