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.

College of Charleston a Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 9:26 a.m.

The College of Charleston is a top-producing university of 2014-15 Fulbright U.S. scholars, according to a February 12, 2015, announcement by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. Top-producing …

Student Kudos

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 12:42 p.m.

•A/B Honor Roll Second Quarter

Laurel Hill student celebrates 100th day

Monday, February 16, 2015 7:53 a.m.

GSSM Students to Hold Second Annual 200Keys Conference

Monday, February 16, 2015 11:07 a.m.

Students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM), will hold the second annual 200Keys Conference, an entrepreneurship experience for teens, on Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at IT-oLogy, Columbia, S.C. Tickets cost $10 and are available at 200keys.org.

Trident hosts electrical apprenticeship competition

Monday, February 16, 2015 2:07 p.m.

The Charleston Electrical Contractors Association (CECA) will hold their annual Electricians Competition and Career Fair on Saturday, March 14, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the nursing and science building on the main campus of Trident Technical College (TTC) in North Charleston. The event is co-sponsored by Trident Technical College, and the …

Charleston County engages future leaders

Saturday, February 14, 2015 7:00 a.m.

More than 150 students from high schools in Charleston came together for the ninth annual Youth Summit. Sponsored by the City of Charleston …

JBE students paint their hearts out

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 6:54 a.m.

Local students given opportunity to study abroad

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 11:15 a.m.

Qualified high school students are offered a unique opportunity to spend an academic year, semester or summer holiday in Europe, Asia, North or South America, Australia or South Africa as part of the ASSE International Student Exchange Program. Students, 15 to 18 years old, qualify on the basis of academic performance, character references and a …

Tractor Supply Company announces third annual National FFA Scholarship program

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 12:23 p.m.

Coming off the heels of a successful second year in 2014, Tractor Supply Company has announced the third annual Growing Scholars program in partnership with the National FFA Foundation. Last year, Tractor Supply customers donated $447,671, resulting in 334 scholarships awarded to FFA members in their pursuit of a college degree.

College of Charleston to host math meet

Monday, February 9, 2015 3:13 p.m.

Close to 700 middle and high school students from across the Southeast are expected to take part in the 38thannual College of Charleston Math Meet on February 14, 2015.

Student Kudos and accolades

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 9:37 a.m.

The Citadel’s Chapter of The National Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi celebrated its 35th anniversary in 2014 by inducting 93 new members, including two accomplished faculty members, a distinguished alumnus, and 90 students.

Teachers, register now for Lowcountry Writing Project

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 8:48 a.m.

Deadline Feb. 20 - No cost if accepted

Wando Chorus announces audition dates

Sunday, February 1, 2015 7:32 a.m.

Wando High School Chorus will hold auditions for rising ninth-grade students Thursday, March 19, from 4-6 p.m. and Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to noon. Auditions will be held in the school’s chorus room (A-115).

Annual culinary scholarship announced by YEScarolina

Saturday, January 31, 2015 7:49 a.m.

The Hall’s Chophouse name is synonymous with generosity. Bill Hall and family have a big heart and over the years have handsomely contributed …

Cario student gets top marks

Friday, January 30, 2015 2:24 p.m.

James Staubes, an eighth-grader at Cario Middle School, received a perfect score on the American Mathematics Contest 8 (AMC8).

Families invited to a free, family-friendly event exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)

Friday, January 30, 2015 9:18 a.m.

The 2015 Charleston STEM festival is a free, family-friendly celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (known as STEM) in the Lowcountry. The festival will be held Feb. 7, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Brittlebank Park on Lockwood Boulevard in Charleston. Attendees will enjoy dozens of interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations …

CSO Spiritual Ensemble welcomes renowned conductor Edward Higginbottom Performing Mozart Requiem Saturday, Feb. 28

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:53 a.m.

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Spiritual Ensemble, under the direction of guest conductor Edward Higginbottom, a leading British choral conductor, organist, and scholar, will performs the complete Mozart Requiem Saturday, February 28, 2015, 6:00pm at St. Philips Episcopal Church, 142 Church Street, Charleston.

On Vacation

On Vacation with the Moultrie News - Tbilisi, Georgia

Thursday, February 19, 10:43 a.m.

Jim and Ann spent the holidays in Tbilisi, Georgia with son Richard,daughter-in-law Deb, and grandchildren Mason and Clarissa.

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