Congrats! UPDATED

Wednesday, April 17, 2013 4:13 p.m.

Berkeley County School District Public Information Officer Susan Haire (left) offers her congratulations to 2013 Teacher of the Year Stephanie …

Contracts awarded for school renovation, construction UPDATED

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 11:55 a.m.

One of the first steps has been taken to put the Berkeley County School District’s $198 million bond referendum in place, as contracts were awarded to four firms from across the state last week.The Berkeley County School Board unanimously approved the notice of intent to award and project assignment at its regularly scheduled meeting in …

School board issues statement on Ethics Commission investigation UPDATED

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 9:49 p.m.

 The South Carolina Ethics Commission is investigating an undisclosed number of Berkeley County School District employees.The investigation, being done at the request of the South Carolina Attorney General’s office, is in regard to possible misuse of BCSD employees and equipment during a campaign to support a bond referendum.The campaign …

Heritage Trust donates to school district UPDATED

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Heritage Trust Federal Credit Unionís Information Technology Department recently donated desktops, monitors, a printer and other equipment to the Berkeley County School District. "Business partners like Heritage Trust provide vital support that maximizes student achievement, said school district spokesperson Kathie Sizemore. …


Tuesday, November 30, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Timberland High School recently announced the students who made the ìAî Honor Roll for the first nine weeks of school: Christopher Ryan Abbot, L'lmari Alston, Dixon Aaron Ballentine, Amy Benton, Andrea Blanding, Shy Da Bradley, Brenden De Quan Britton, Kendric Carl Burgess, Jasmine Brianna Campbell, William Raleigh Capps, Jonathan Morgan Clark, …

CHS Honor Students UPDATED

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Cross High School recently announced its Honor Students for the first quarter: All Aís Anastasia Broughton, Sashay Butler, Asha Collier, Malquan Gaillard, Darius Gibson, Carl Heyward, Shaina Hilliard, Camella Howell, Keneshia President, Tationna Price, Jycohia Ravenell, Kieshanna Rock, Donald Starkweather, Nashayla Whitten and Olivia Williams. …

SJCA celebrates first Rocket Day UPDATED

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 12:01 a.m.

St. Johnís Christian Academy celebrated its first Rocket Day on Oct. 26, at the Cavalier football field. Under the guidance of science teacher Ed Barnes, more than 30 students from the fourth through 11th grades created their own rockets. Launching pads were erected on the football field and astronauts used remote controls to start the engine …

J. K. Gourdin Honor Roll UPDATED

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 12:01 a.m.

The following students made the J.K. Gourdin Elementary School Principalís List for the first nine weeks. The list consists of students who achieved all Aís. Third Grade: Alyessa Eason. Fifth Grade: Aiyana Thomas. The following students made the Honor Roll for the first nine weeks, consisting of students who achieved Aís and Bís. Third Grade: …

Miracle Academy UPDATED

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Miracle Academy in Russellville began its 15th year with its Annual Grandparents Luncheon. Rep. Joseph Jefferson delivered the luncheon address. Miracle Academy has many upcoming events that the public is cordially invited to attend, including Founders Day on Oct. 16 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bethel Miracle Temple Church in Russellville, and the Annual …

Graduates recognized as Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholars UPDATED

Friday, October 8, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Four high school graduates from the Berkeley County School District have been recognized for their academic excellence by the South Carolina Department of Education. The department recently announced the 2010 recipients of the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships, a program that promotes academic excellence using federal funds. This year, 102 …

BHS enters online competition UPDATED

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Five students from Berkeley High School will be competing online in coming weeks for a chance to win college scholarship money and a free trip to Washington, D.C. ìCyberPatriot,î presented by Northrop Grumman, is a one-of-a-kind national cyber security competition produced by the Air Force Association, a nonprofit organization headquartered near …

Berkeley Air Force Junior ROTC greets new school year UPDATED

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 12:01 a.m.

At the beginning of the new school year at Berkeley High School, the Air Force JROTC welcomed both old and new faces. There was an air of excitement and confidence as returning cadets were assigned their positions. One cadet, excited to start the new school year was commander C/Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Webber. ìBeing group commander is …

School district awarded $196,000 in grants UPDATED

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Exceptional children who attend Berkeley County Schools will receive targeted instruction that serves their unique needs, thanks to four grants recently awarded to the school district. The South Carolina School for Exceptional Children awarded grants totaling $196,000 in the areas of preschool, service learning, professional development, and …

Educators take part in Santee Cooper energy series UPDATED

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 12:01 a.m.

This summer Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry, such as power generation and the development and use of renewable energy, to seven Berkeley County educators as part of the 25th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis. Allison Crawford, a first grade …

Oakley earns scholarship UPDATED

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 12:01 a.m.

The United States Submarine Veterans Inc., Charleston Base recently recognized four outstanding students with scholarships in support of furthering their academic goals. Autumn Oakley earned a $500 scholarship based not only on a strong academic record but demonstrated participation in extra curricular activities. She is the stepdaughter of …

Local students graduate from ECPI UPDATED

Tuesday, August 3, 2010 12:01 a.m.

ECPI College of Technologyís annual commencement ceremony for its Charleston campus took place recently in Goose Creek. Students received degrees in the areas of Medical Assisting and Administration, Network Security, and Computer Electronics Engineering. ECPI graduates from Moncks Corner included Cleonette Camarillo, Dachia Fennick, Robert …

CBHS Air Force JROTC earns national recognition?? UPDATED

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Cane Bay High Schoolís Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Program?AFJROTC) was recently selected by the Air Force to receive the 2009-2010 Air Force Junior ROTC Outstanding Organization Award. This award recognizes Air Force Junior ROTC units that have performed above and beyond expectations. Units must distinguish themselves through …

Columbia College Dean's list UPDATED

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 12:01 a.m.

President Caroline Whitson of Columbia College announces students who were named to the presidentís list and the deanís list for spring semester 2010.  Students who have a grade point average of 4.00 on the Collegeís 4.00 grading scale are places on the presidentís list.  Students who have a grade point average of 3.50 for the spring …

Alexander honored at USC Aiken UPDATED

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 12:01 a.m.

USC Aiken announced its Spring 2010 Presidentís and Deanís lists, and a local student was included, as Tammy Alexander of Ladson was named to the Deanís list.Students named to the Deanís List must achieve a 3.50-3.99 grade point average, and students named to the Presidentís list must achieve a 4.00 grade point average. Students on both lists must …

Griffis makes MUSC honors list UPDATED

Tuesday, July 6, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Tamara Denine Griffis of Moncks Corner, a physician assistant student at the Medical University of South Carolina, has been named to the Deanís Honor List for her outstanding academic achievement.To make the list, she obtained a GPA between 3.8 and 4.0 for the spring semester.

FMU students honored UPDATED

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Local students on Francis Marion Universityís Presidentís List include Renata S. Cumbee of Cordesville, Brittany N. Jackson and Brandy V. Young of Moncks Corner, Ashley C. Major of Ladson, and Takeyah C. Powell of Huger.Making the Deanís List were Ebony A. Butler of St. Stephen, Sasha K. Wilson and Brittany N. Caddell of Moncks Corner, Vera S. …

Yanzer honored UPDATED

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:01 a.m.

North Greenville University student Janda Elizabeth Yanzer of Moncks Corner has been named to the Deanís List for the spring 2010 semester.

White, Miller receive Lander diplomas UPDATED

Tuesday, June 29, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Lander University, in Greenwood, conferred degrees upon 257 graduates at the universityís spring commencement ceremonies in May. Ninety-one graduates received honors at the ceremony. Berkeley County graduates included Ebony Miller of Goose Creek and Felicia Renea White of Moncks Corner. U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham delivered the graduationís keynote …

Duncan shines at Lipscomb University UPDATED

Tuesday, June 22, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Brandon Duncan of Moncks Corner has been honored at Lipscomb University for academic achievement during the spring semester.Duncan, a Stratford graduate and Bible major, earned a spot on the schoolís honor roll for posting a GPA of 3.5 or higher.Lipscomb is located in Nashville, TN, and offers 90 fields of undergraduate study.

Showtime UPDATED

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 12:01 a.m.

The Cane Bay Choirsí recent Variety Show 2010: Showtime at the Bay, was a smashing success. The performance was held May 27 in the Cane Bay High School Auditorium, and was attended by nearly 400 people. Above, CBHS students Lisa Larrew and Haley Chears sing "Forever and For Always.î

T is for Terrific UPDATED

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently celebrated its final group of Terrific Kids for 2009-2010. The words of the month for May were ìFairnessî and ìCooperation.î Kiwanis Club members Mr. Kennedy and Mr. Bunch are pictured with the students.

Terrific Kids UPDATED

Tuesday, June 1, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Intermediate School recently celebrated its Terrific Kids for the month of April by recognizing students who best represented the word ìCooperation.î The Kiwanis Club of Moncks Corner sponsors the Student of the Month Program.

Terrific Kids UPDATED

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently announced its Terrific Kids for the month of April. ìHonestyî and ìIntegrityî were the words of the month.


Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Each week there is a new challenge with new rules for the Technology Student Association at Macedonia Middle School. Currently, students are putting together hot air balloons that are three-feet in diameter. They should launch the balloons within the week.ìWe have (a) launcher,î club leader and parent volunteer Eva Herndon said. ìI just hook it …

Horse-N-Around UPDATED

Tuesday, May 18, 2010 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County 4-H Horse-N-Around Club members recently took part in Berkeley Intermediate Schoolís annual school carnival. The fun event was a fundraiser for the school and the club.

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