Coastal Christian gets new headmaster

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Coastal Christian Preparatory School has hired Dr. David M. Piccolo as Head of School.

Boosterthon Fun Run inspires students

Monday, October 19, 2015 10:50 a.m.

James B. Edwards Elementary in Mt. Pleasant will host a Boosterthon Fun Run event on October 21. The Boosterthon Fun Run is a nine-day program that …

Beach Sweep

Sunday, October 18, 2015 6:00 a.m.

National Merit announces semi-finalists ad commended students at Wando

Saturday, October 17, 2015 12:57 p.m.

The National Merit Scholarship Program recently announced that two members of Wando High School’s senior class have qualified as Semifinalists …

Center for Advanced Studies gets noticed

Saturday, October 17, 2015 4:09 a.m.

The Center for Advanced Studies at Wando High School was featured in a multi-page spread by the Council of Educational Facility Planners …

Wando instructor named SC Dance Educator of the Year UPDATED

Friday, October 16, 2015 11:36 a.m.

The South Carolina Dance Association announced today that for the second year in a row, a Charleston County School District (CCSD) teacher has been …

MPPD to host cops and snacks event UPDATED

Thursday, October 15, 2015 3:05 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Police Department will hold a Cops and Snacks event Friday, October 16.

Students can now sign up to host winter Red Cross blood drives and become eligible for scholarships

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 1:35 p.m.

This winter, high school and college students can help save lives and be eligible to win a scholarship of up to $2,500 by hosting an American Red Cross blood drive. Registration is now open through Nov. 15 to host drives between Dec. 15, 2015, and Jan. 15, 2016.

Student Kudos

Monday, October 12, 2015 12:55 p.m.

The following Virginia Tech students were named to the dean’s list for the spring 2015 semester.

Southern Fried young entrepreneurs headed to NYC to work their magic

Saturday, October 10, 2015 6:29 a.m.

Two lowcountry young entrepreneurs get their chance to pitch their business plans in a Shark Tank like setting competing for the grand prize of $35, …

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 …

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