An oyster roast for Wando bands

Friday, February 5, 2016 11:15 a.m.

The Bands of Wando Encore Alumni Association present the second annual Shells and Scales Oyster Roast to benefit the Bands of Wando Programs, Saturday Feb. 6 from 4 to 9 p.m. at Awendaw Green, next to the Sewee Outpost, 4879 Hwy. 17 N. Advance admission tickets are $8 to enjoy a community event featuring well-known local bands, including Cameron …

Education update - Two new schools are coming to Mount Pleasant

Thursday, February 4, 2016 10:57 a.m.

There’s been much talk about roundabouts and road widenings and parking garages. All important discussions.

School News

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 10:45 a.m.

The University of Hartford is pleased to announce Brian Bianchi of Mt Pleasant has been named to its Dean’s List for Fall 2015.

Two CCSD School Improvement Councils recognized

Thursday, January 28, 2016 3:03 p.m.

The School Improvement Councils (SICs) for Jennie Moore Elementary School and Laing Middle School were recently named to the SC School Improvement Council’s (SC-SIC) 2016 Honor Roll for their efforts to foster civic engagement in public education.

Families invited to a free, family-friendly STEM event

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 10:01 a.m.

The 2016 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 February 6, 10am to 3pm, at Brittlebank Park on Lockwood Boulevard in Charleston. Attendees will enjoy over 50 interactive exhibits and hands-on demonstrations to …

Charleston County School District offers an extension on the review of instructional materials

Wednesday, January 27, 2016 9:42 a.m.

Charleston County School District wants to ensure community members, as well as teachers, have adequate time to review materials. Therefore, they are extending the opportunity for community members to review materials until Feb. 8. The CCSD Board of Trustees invites the community to participate in a public review of materials available for the …

Laing Middle School named Top 10 Finalist in National STEM Competition

Thursday, January 21, 2016 12:23 p.m.

The Laing Middle School of Science and Technology was recently selected as a top 10 finalist for the Future of Education Technology Conference’s (FETC) STEM Excellence Awards. This recognition comes after\ the FETC Advisory Board evaluated more than 100 applications and selected Laing due to the school’s innovation and the …

Fifteen start law school through dynamic new program

Thursday, January 21, 2016 10:42 a.m.

Innovative January law school admission program is a first for South Carolina

School news and student accolades

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 9:25 a.m.

Sarah S. Lee of Mount Pleasant was named to the fall 2015 dean’s list at Samford University.

Trident Technical College launches new Workforce Pathways Scholarship program

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 11:35 a.m.

Trident Technical College’s Division of Continuing Education and Economic Development is offering a new Workforce Pathways Scholarship that will provide up to $2,000 per student per term for short-term training in select STEM-related career fields.

Chesterbrook Academy donates mittens, socks and hats to local children in need

Sunday, January 17, 2016 12:26 p.m.

Chesterbrook Academy preschool in Mount Pleasant recently presented a donation of 85 pairs of mittens and socks as well as hats to the Carolina Youth …

Kids collect food for the holidays

Saturday, January 16, 2016 10:59 a.m.

Jennie Moore Elementary collected 1220 pounds of food and donated it to Meals on Wheels. The food was collected in November. It was donated to be …

Celebrating Black History Month 2016 at The Citadel

Thursday, January 14, 2016 12:08 p.m.

MLK Week of Service, nationally recognized authors and more

School news and student accolades

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:27 a.m.

Bryan Patrick of Mount Pleasant has been named to Berry College’s Dean’s List for the fall 2015 semester.

Legislators, business leaders and education officials come together to show support for raising the dropout age to 18

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 3:02 p.m.

There’s a gap in the South Carolina education system, and it affects students between the ages of 17 and 18.

CCSD to host Seventh Annual Boys Summit UPDATED

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 11:01 a.m.

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) will host its seventh annual boys summit- “From Boyz to Gentlemen: Raising Successful Sons in the …

Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges recognizes 15 TTC students

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 9:06 a.m.

A total of 15 Trident Technical College students have been recognized by Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2016.

Citadel graduate to lead F-35 flyover at national championship game UPDATED

Monday, January 11, 2016 10:46 a.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. – It is American tradition to kick off a national sporting event with a demonstration from the armed forces showcasing talent …

Scholarship opportunity for high school seniors with a deceased parent

Monday, January 11, 2016 10:07 a.m.

The James F. Byrnes Scholarship Program was established in 1949 to assist young South Carolinians who had lost one or both parents to obtain a college education.

CCSD releases statement on testing exemptions UPDATED

Friday, January 8, 2016 12:18 p.m.

Yesterday, the CCSD Board of Trustees approved action suspending Board policy related to testing exemptions. The action provided the superintendent the discretion to implement testing exemptions for the remainder of the 2015/2016 school year at her discretion.

Grand Opening of College of Charleston’s New Kosher Vegan/Vegetarian Dining Hall on Jan. 10 Public is invited to sample the menu

Friday, January 8, 2016 1:52 p.m.

Napoleon burgers, mac ’n cheese, beet and sweet potato chips, loaded baked potatoes: That’s just a taste of what’s on the menu at the College of Charleston’s new kosher vegetarian/vegan dining facility, Marty’s Place. The dining hall is named after Marty Perlmutter, the College’s longtime director of …

Coastal Community Foundation opens 2016 Scholarship Program

Thursday, January 7, 2016 11:08 a.m.

More than $300,000 available for high school seniors in the Tri-County; Applications due March 16th

Belle Hall sends anti-drug and bullying messages with bags

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 7:51 a.m.

Belle Hall third grade students collaborated with a local Harris Teeter to design grocery bags with a message supporting the Red Ribbon Week theme of, …

Pajamas for literacy

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 3:07 p.m.

Spearman announces changes in S.C. Educator Evaluation

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:35 a.m.

State Superintendent of Education Molly M. Spearman announced proposed changes to South Carolina educator evaluations as a result of the passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

The Citadel and the College of Charleston Expanding Education Offerings at the Lowcountry Graduate Center

Monday, December 21, 2015 1:00 p.m.

K-12 teachers in the Lowcountry will soon have more options for earning a graduate degree. Beginning Summer 2016, The Citadel’s Zucker Family …

Moultrie crowned regional mock trial champions

Sunday, December 20, 2015 9:40 a.m.

Moultrie Middle School won the 12th annual SC Bar Charleston Regional Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Dec. 5 at the Charleston County …

Guinean dancing and coding at JBE

Friday, December 18, 2015 11:12 a.m.

James B. Edwards School of Global Leadership had an amazing week last week exposing their students to global learning. Students watched and …

J.B. Edwards students deck out Benny Palmetto’s with holiday decorations

Thursday, December 17, 2015 11:13 a.m.

J.B. Edwards Art Leaders came to decorate Benny Palmetto’s for the holidays on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The students from the fourth and fifth grade …

Palmetto Goodwill Offers Free Hospitality Training Program

Thursday, December 17, 2015 2:14 p.m.

Palmetto Goodwill, in a partnership with Trident Technical College, will host an open house for its fourth free* six-week START hotel hospitality training program. The initial information session will be held Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 3:30 p.m. at the Palmetto Goodwill Community Service Center located at 2150 Eagle Drive in North Charleston.

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