One hundred dads show up for the first day of school at BMS

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 1:14 p.m.

On the first day of school for Berkeley County students, 107 fathers participated in Berkeley Middle School’s Million Father March (MFM). …

More fruit offered at four schools in county

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 11:57 p.m.

Cross Elementary, J.K. Gourdin Elementary, St. Stephen Elementary, and Cainhoy Elementary and Middle schools will participate in the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) during the 2015-2016 school year, according to a district press release.

Ravenell graduates from Coastal Carolina

Friday, August 14, 2015 2:49 p.m.

Lacey Ravenell of St. Stephen has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Coasta Carolina University during the university’s summer graduation ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 8, at the HTC Center.

Benton tapped for president of forensic coach association

Friday, August 14, 2015 2:49 p.m.

Jess Benton, full-release teacher mentor with Berkeley County School District, will serve as president of the South Carolina Forensic Coaches’ …

Radio, TV personality hosts Back 2 School Giveaway Aug. 8 UPDATED

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:50 p.m.

Radio and television personality, Lenard McKelvey — more commonly known as Charlamagne Tha God — and Third Eye Awareness will celebrate the start of the new school year with Back 2 School Giveaway noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at Berkeley High School’s old gym.

Moncks Corner, Cross students wow at The Citadel

Friday, July 24, 2015 12:01 a.m.

Four Moncks Corner and Cross natives have earned top honors at The Citadel for the spring 2015 semester.

County students begin Governor’s School virtual engineering program

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 12:42 p.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) welcomed the third cohort of students to Accelerate, the School’s virtual engineering program, during Base Camp, July 12-17. Sixty-five rising sophomores from 10 partner school districts and 18 high schools comprise the incoming class. The Base Camp features team …

Leadership class focuses on third graders

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Thursday, July 9, 2015 3:51 p.m.

The Berkeley County Chamber of Commerce and Berkeley County School District honored three exceptional third grade scholars for their history projects …

District raises funds with ‘Shaggin’ Under the Stars’ July 16

Friday, July 3, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is inviting everyone to “get on the bus” and support education in Berkeley County by attending …

Car dealership becomes Gold Partner with school district

Friday, June 19, 2015 12:24 p.m.

Stokes Honda North is the Academies of Berkeley County’s newest Gold Partner, the school district has announced.

School, community mourn coach killed in Charleston shooting

Friday, June 19, 2015 11:17 a.m.

Hundreds gathered at Goose Creek High’s gym Thursday night, June 18, to remember the school’s speech therapist and track coach, who was …

Miller named to Harding University Dean’s List

Friday, June 5, 2015 11:51 a.m.

Moncks Corner resident Brooke Miller, a sophomore exercise science major at Harding University, is among more than 1,200 students included on the school’s Dean’s List for grades achieved during the spring 2015 semester.

Moncks Corner resident among Tusculum graduates

Monday, June 1, 2015 3:45 p.m.

Bradley C. Barwick of Moncks Corner was one of 272 students who recently achieved an educational goal by earning a degree at Tusculum College.

Berkeley Elementary teacher elected to represent District One

Monday, May 18, 2015 11:19 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School teacher Stephanie Wallace has been elected to serve as the District One Director on the Board of Directors for the Palmetto State Teachers Association.

They’re Terrific!

Friday, May 15, 2015 2:41 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently announced its Terrific Kid honorees for the month of March.

Berkeley Middle College students graduate ‘a year ahead’

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 10:16 a.m.

Eighteen students from Berkeley Middle College completed associate degree and certificate programs at Trident Technical College a full month before graduating from high school.

Berkeley Intermediate teacher wins ‘Founders Future’ competition

Monday, May 11, 2015 2:04 p.m.

Bertha Wright, computer lab instructional assistant at Berkeley Intermediate School, won the Founders of the Future competition for teachers sponsored by Achieve3000.

4-H summer camp info released

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 7:01 a.m.

For over 100 years, Clemson University has offered quality summer programs for the young people of South Carolina, with the very first programs developed and operated by SC 4-H. This summer, SC 4-H offers residential summer camps especially for active club members ages 7 to 14.

Alvin’s Hamilton among Teacher of Year finalists

Monday, May 4, 2015 10:04 a.m.

Kim S. Hamilton has been selected as one of the finalist for the Williamsburg County School District Teacher of the Year.

County principal tapped for state superintendent council

Friday, May 1, 2015 12:07 p.m.

College Park Middle School Principal Ingrid Dukes has been selected to serve on State Superintendent of Education Mollie Spearman’s Principal Advisory Council.

County teacher elected to head state PTA

Thursday, April 30, 2015 3:56 p.m.

Donna Timko, a registered nurse and Health Science teacher at Hanahan High School, has been elected to be the next President of the Parent Teacher …

Berkeley Co. school bus driver takes top prize at Road-E-O

Monday, April 27, 2015 4:04 p.m.

A Berkeley County school bus driver has won the 2015 School Bus Road-E-O hosted by the South Carolina Association for Pupil Transportation.

District’s Rookie Teacher of the Year finalists announced

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 3:42 p.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Rookie Teacher of the Year Committee has narrowed the list of candidates to just three.

BMS wins big at state tech competition

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:35 a.m.

Berkeley Middle School students won big at the SC Technology Student Association competition earlier this year.

Franchini scholarship for seniors accepting applications UPDATED

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Berkeley County high school seniors interested in pursuing a college degree in teacher education have the opportunity to apply for the Archie Franchini Scholarship.

Free science and math camp offered for middle schoolers

Monday, April 20, 2015 11:36 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math is bringing iTeams Xtreme, a free day camp for rising seventh and eighth graders, to Berkeley County.

District hosts workshop for parents of students with disabilities

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:00 a.m.

Berkeley County School District’s Office of Special Services will host a workshop for parents entitled “Career and College Ready Opportunities for Students with Disabilities” on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room at Westview Middle School, 101 Westview Boulevard, Goose Creek.

TTC’s free computer classes continue in April

Monday, April 6, 2015 9:48 a.m.

The Public Computer Center at Trident Technical College’s Berkeley Campus is offering the following computer courses to the public, free of …

iTEAMS Xtreme come to Berkeley County

Monday, April 6, 2015 10:05 a.m.

The Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics is partnering with Berkeley County School District to deliver iTEAMS Xtreme summer camp to rising 7th and 8th graders in Berkeley County.

BHS’s Steele named Debate Association Principal of Year

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:12 a.m.

Berkeley High School Principal Steven Steele was given the first National Speech and Debate Association’s Principal of the Year Award for the …

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