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Scholarship applications open for tri-county students

Saturday, January 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Coastal Community Foundation has announced that applications are available for its annual scholarship program. Assistance is available for tri-county high school seniors who plan to pursue a two- or four-year college degree.

Timberland students volunteer at nursing home

Timberland students volunteer at nursing home
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Timberland High School Interact (Moncks Corner Rotary) and FBLA (Future Business leaders of America) volunteered their time at Lake Moultrie Nursing …

Berkeley Middle College accepts applications until Feb. 29

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 11:37 a.m.

Berkeley County Middle College High School is accepting applications from rising high school juniors and seniors in Berkeley County interested in attending the school during the 2016-2017 academic year. The application deadline is 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29.

Berkeley Co. school earns $10,000 from McElveen Buik GMC

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 1:36 p.m.

Cane Bay High School will receive a check for $10,000 from McElveen Buick GMC for successfully campaigning and securing members of the community to test drive Buicks during the Buick’s Drive for Your Students Program.

Cane Bay educator selected as STEM champion

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

A national digital content and professional development provider has named a pre-engineering teacher at Cane Bay Middle as a Discovery Education Program Champion for the 2015-2016 school year.

Bennett, Sajor excel in national literature competition

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Two students representing a Berkeley County school won high honors in this year’s WordWright Challenge, a competition for American high school students requiring close reading and analysis of many different kinds of prose and poetry.

Check out December’s Terrific Kids at BES!

Check out December’s Terrific Kids at BES!
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 12:45 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary recognized its Terrific Kids this month for the virtue of citizenship.

Photo: Citadel professor teaches basic (and acidic) chemistry at CPE

Photo: Citadel professor teaches basic (and acidic) chemistry at CPE
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 11:23 p.m.

Citadel professor of Chemistry Dr. Ron Hemingway taught Mrs. Brett’s first grade class at College Park Elementary about acids and bases. After …

Berkeley students compete in national cyber defense competition

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Cane Bay Middle, Hanahan High, Timberland High and Stratford High are participating in the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.

Middle grade authors visit Cane Bay Middle

Middle grade authors visit Cane Bay Middle
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 12:10 p.m.

Authors Carrie Ryan and John Parke Davis visited Cane Bay Middle School Friday, Nov. 13, as part of downtown Charleston’s YALLFest 2015. The …

State report card: District performing at or above average

Thursday, November 26, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District Report Card shows that the district is performing at or above state averages, according to results released yesterday by the South Carolina Department of Education. The report cards provide a progress report on how schools and districts are performing across South Carolina. The report highlights graduation rates, …

Check out these terrific kids at BES!

Check out these terrific kids at BES!
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 12:28 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School has released its list of Terrific Kids for October’s word of the month, Responsibility.

Berkeley Co. schools say ‘Thank You’ to veterans

Berkeley Co. schools say ‘Thank You’ to veterans
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Marrington Elementary School and Howe Hall Arts Infused Middle School students honored veterans with separate programs.

District holds active shooter crisis simulation

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

Berkeley County School District practiced its response to a simulated crisis at Hanahan High School the morning Thursday. District staff and principals coordinated the planning and execution of the crisis simulation with the Hanahan Police Department and Berkeley County Emergency Preparedness Department.

Pumpkin-chunkin’ Gators take first

Pumpkin-chunkin’ Gators take first
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 11:37 a.m.

The Goose Creek High School Trebuchet team earned first place out of 12 teams at the University of South Carolina Pumpkin’ Chunkin’ …

St. Stephen son serves as junior advisor in college

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 10:18 a.m.

Darrius Campbell, the son of Theresa S. Green of St. Stephen, is serving as a Junior Advisor for the 2015-16 academic year at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He is a 2013 graduate of Blair Academy in New Jersey.

Public meetings scheduled with superintendent

Public meetings scheduled with superintendent
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 11:04 a.m.

Berkeley County School District will host drop-ins at several schools throughout the district to allow members of the community to meet and speak …

Students raise the bar in solar housing design competition

Clemson University

Friday, October 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

Think of it as a life-size Lego house. Only this more-than-8,000 piece set isn’t available in stores. At least not yet. But if Clemson …

Cane Bay receives Whole Child Award

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 11:36 a.m.

Cane Bay High School received the Whole Child Award, with just three other schools in the state, at the 2015 South Carolina Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development Fall Conference in Columbia, on Friday, Oct. 2.

Three Berkeley Co. students initiated into collegiate honor society

Thursday, October 15, 2015 8:29 a.m.

Three Berkeley County students at College of Charleston have been initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

Berkeley Co. students outperform peers on ‘real world’ assessment

Saturday, October 10, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The S.C. Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District students received more National Career Readiness Certificates than other students in the state and across the country.

Avant-garde art with Berkeley Middle

Avant-garde art with Berkeley Middle
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Berkeley Middle art students got “Cubistic” for the day as they learned about cubism.

Berkeley Elementary recognizes these Terrific Kids for ‘Respect’

Berkeley Elementary recognizes these Terrific Kids for ‘Respect’
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 12:16 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary named its Terrific Kids for September. That month’s theme was “Respect.”

Berkeley Middle College student earns National Merit’s Commended Student designation

Thursday, October 1, 2015 9:07 a.m.

Berkeley Middle College senior Garrett Wright has been named a Commended Student in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program.

BCSD students outperform peers on WorkKeys assessments

Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina State Department of Education announced the results of each district’s WorkKeys assessments. Berkeley County School District (BCSD) students received more National Career Readiness Certificates than students in the state and across the country. Eighty-nine percent of Berkeley County School District students who took …

Governor’s School for Science & Math accepting applications

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 11:29 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics (GSSM) is accepting applications through Feb. 1, 2016 for its Class of 2018. Online applications are available at www.scgssm.org/apply-now.

‘LOL’ with Sangaree Elementary

‘LOL’ with Sangaree Elementary
Saturday, September 26, 2015 1:03 p.m.

Sangaree Elementary School’s Learning Outdoor Lab (LOL) is officially open. The LOL is the result of a $5,000 Lowes Toolbox for Education …

Berkeley Co. history series announced

Berkeley Co. history series announced
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The rich history of a Berkeley County community will be brought to life this fall. Goose Creek Mayor Michael Heitzler’s popular historical …

Berkeley schools host arts events during National Arts in Education Week

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 2:48 p.m.

National Arts in Education Week begins this week, and schools in Berkeley County have planned several events to celebrate.

Students invited to create recycled scupltures

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 12:01 p.m.

The Garden Club of South Carolina is sponsoring a fun contest for students about recycling. Eight students in grades fourth through eighth will compete against each other for the best sculpture made completely out of recycled materials.

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