BP, Laing partner for STEM initiative

Friday, October 24, 2014 8:48 a.m.

BP Cooper River Plant donated $2,000 to Laing Middle School’s Whole-School STEM Initiative. Laing STEM Coach Mel Goodwin explained that this …

Children’s Center recognized for service

Thursday, October 23, 2014 8:00 a.m.

The Children's Center at Carolina Park was selected by the Department of Social Services (DSS) of South Carolina as a “model” for quality …

CSU computer science degree gains accreditation

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:13 p.m.

The Charleston Southern University (CSU) Computer and Information Sciences Department announce that the Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree program has recently been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET.

James B. Edwards rocks out to raise money

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:36 p.m.

School news UPDATED

Saturday, October 18, 2014 5:38 p.m.

An outstanding middle school student from Mount Pleasant was selected as a finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS – a national science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition. The top 30 finalists come from 13 states and represent 29 schools. These super star kids won an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. this fall where they will be …

School news

Friday, October 17, 2014 1:22 p.m.

The James F. Byrnes Foundation awards scholarships to young South Carolinians who have lost one or both parents by death. The scholarship program was established by the late Governor James F. Byrnes in 1948 and has awarded 1,108 scholarships to date. The foundation currently has 25 Byrnes scholars attending colleges and universities of their …

Arvo Pärt Festival to open classical music series

Thursday, October 16, 2014 2:22 p.m.

Magnetic South, a collaborative project between the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and C of C Concerts at the College of Charleston School of the Arts, will present an Arvo Pärt Festival. The program will concentrate on the large ensemble and string orchestra pieces of Arvo Pärt, one of the most important living composers whose work is rarely …

McConnell pushes for more diversity at Charleston

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:49 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell is laying out a plan to increase diversity at the school.

Local teacher named top dance educator

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12:40 p.m.

Ashlee Ratigan, dance educator at Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA), has been named the South Carolina Dance Association's (SCDA) Dance …

School district makes significant gains on exams

Monday, October 13, 2014 10:01 a.m.

The State Department of Education recently released the 2013-14 end-of-course exam results. Charleston County School District (CCSD) students did exceptionally well this year.

AT&T funds 130 local educational projects

Sunday, October 12, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Teachers and students in the Lowcountry had something to celebrate recently as AT&T Aspire announced it had “flash funded” all education projects listed by teachers on the crowdfunding site DonorsChoose.org in Charleston, Berkley and Dorchester counties.

BE students named National Merit semifinalists

Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:33 a.m.

The administration of Bishop England High School is pleased to announce that the following students were named semifinalists in the 2015 National …

Belle Hall students attend Carolina Green Fair

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 7:02 a.m.

On Sunday, Sept. 21, representatives from Belle Hall Elementary School attended the Carolina Green Fair at James Island County Park. They were …

Nationwide leadership conference comes to CSU

Monday, October 6, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Q Commons, a new event dedicated to advancing good in local communities, comes to Charleston and more than 60 cities across the nation for the first time Thursday, Oct. 9.

Pinckney students receive perfect scores

Sunday, October 5, 2014 9:53 a.m.

Trident hosts dyslexia discussion

Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Throughout the country, 1 in 5 children are diagnosed with dyslexia, yet it remains the most publicly misunderstood learning difference. The community is invited to learn more about dyslexia at a free screening of “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia,” accompanied by a panel discussion at Trident Academy on Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 6 p.m. …

Sen. Scott visits Belle Hall

Friday, October 3, 2014 7:00 a.m.

On Sept. 19, Senator Tim Scott visited Ms. Howard's fifth-grade classroom at Belle Hall Elementary School.

Southeastern Education Conference announced

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 9:18 a.m.

Nonprofit educational center LifeManagement Center (LMC) is pleased to announce the 16th Southeastern Educational Conference: Bringing Schools Together taking place on Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the campus of Porter-Gaud School. The conference will feature author and professor of psychology, Daniel Willingham Ph.D., who will talk with local educators …

Communities In Schools presents ‘Support the Girls’ fundraiser

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 1:06 p.m.

Communities In Schools (CIS) of the Charleston Area, a dropout prevention organization that serves more than 13,300 students in 28 Title I schools, is proud to partner with Charleston Krav Maga and MMA and Mount Pleasant Fleet Feet Sports for self-defense training on Oct. 2 at 6 p.m. at the Danny Jones Recreation Center in North Charleston. …

Trident teacher achieves master rank

Sunday, September 28, 2014 9:00 a.m.

Trident Academy teacher Kathleen Loveland has received one of the highest teaching designations in the state – South Carolina Independent …

Sullivan’s Island Elementary principals reminisce past, celebrate future

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:07 p.m.

Nearly 45 years of Sullivan's Island Elementary School leadership joined Principal Susan King on stage in the school's sparkling new auditorium …

Cario teacher selected for advisory panel

Thursday, September 25, 2014 7:30 a.m.

Environmental education and youth leadership organization EarthEcho International announced the formation of EarthEcho's Learning, Education and …

Belle Hall celebrates national anthem

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 6:00 a.m.

Belle Hall Elementary students celebrated the 200th anniversary of “The Star Spangled Banner” Sept. 12, by having a campuswide singing of …

School news UPDATED

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 3:56 p.m.

Hartwick College student Benjamin Detar of Charleston has been named to the spring term Dean’s List at Hartwick. He is the son of Dewey Detar and Suzanne Detar. Detar is majoring in history.

Belle Hall names top readers

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 1:53 p.m.

Belle Hall Elementary students read more than 460,000 pages during the summer as part of the Summer Reading Program.

Providence Baptists Church welcomes families back to school

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:00 a.m.

The halls of the education building at Providence Baptist Church on Daniel Island are bustling with childlike energy and spirit. The Child's Morning …

Former CofC assistant joins Citadel

Monday, September 22, 2014 11:55 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Former College of Charleston men’s basketball assistant Ryan Freeberg has joined the staff of crosstown rival Citadel.

Cario band directors earn international recognition

Saturday, September 20, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Jeff Scott and Emily Wilkinson, Cario Middle School band directors, have co-authored a teaching manual that was released internationally this past …

Governor’s School now accepting applications for class of 2017

Friday, September 19, 2014 2:40 p.m.

The Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) is now accepting applications for its class of 2017 through Feb. 15, 2015. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/apply-now.

Rotary celebrates Literacy Day

Thursday, September 18, 2014 7:00 a.m.

Isabel McCrary, a fourth-grader at James B. Edwards School of Global Leadership in Mount Pleasant, celebrates International Literacy Day with a good …

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