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A degree of weather, C of C launches meteorology major

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Thursday, September 22, 2016 12:37 a.m.

Drought that saps a lake to its bed, an ice storm that shreds tons and tons of branches from trees, a deluge that brings a devastating flood – …

Local residents earn degree from WGU

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:10 a.m.

The following local residents have received their degree from Western Governors University (WGU). The university held its 31st semi-annual commencement ceremony in Salt Lake City on July 16 and celebrated the graduation of more than 8,000 graduates.

Timberland student selected for virtual engineering program

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 11:07 a.m.

A Timberland High student will participate in a statewide virtual engineering program.

Education briefs: 31,777 students at county public schools UPDATED

Education briefs: 31,777 students at county public schools
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 12:31 a.m.

Berkeley County public school students returned to school Aug. 15. By the fourth day of school, the district announced it has 31,777 kindergarten …

An easier A: Students will be graded on 10-point scale

Thursday, August 18, 2016 12:01 a.m.

In an effort to help Berkeley County’s public school students to match up to neighboring school district students and national students, the school board has unanimously passed a policy changing the grading scale to 10-points.

Trident Medical Center plans $13.5M expansion

Friday, August 5, 2016 12:01 p.m.

Citing a need for additional access to emergency and surgical services Trident Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Todd Gallati has announced the hospital will embark on a $13.5 million expansion.

Education Briefs

Thursday, August 4, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Dara Harrop has been named the new principal of Marrington Middle School of the Arts in Goose Creek, South Carolina. The Berkeley County School Board …

Arts Commission awards $23,983 to grantees

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The South Carolina Arts Commission has awarded $3,148,120 in grants to South Carolina communities, artists, arts organizations and schools for the …

Scott accepting intern applications UPDATED

Monday, August 1, 2016 1:04 p.m.

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for fall 2016. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press. All internships are unpaid, but …

Education briefs: Rochester Institute of Technology, USC-Upstate, School District, Wofford

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 3:22 p.m.

The following students made the Dean’s List at Rochester Institute of Technology for the spring 2016 semester:

Sangaree Middle band director selected for directors association

Monday, July 25, 2016 11:26 a.m.

Brian Trauger, band director at Sangaree Middle School, was recently elected to membership at the American School Band Directors Association, held in Lexington, Kentucky June 29 to July 1.

Education Briefs UPDATED

Education Briefs
Monday, July 18, 2016 12:21 p.m.

Senfronia Smith has been named the new principal of Cross High School. The Berkeley County School Board approved the appointment at its board …

Education briefs: Craig, Baumgarten, & CSU grads

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The following Berkeley County residents received degrees from Charleston Southern University May 7 at North Charleston Coliseum:

Attendance lines approved for new Hanahan school

Attendance lines approved for new Hanahan school
Thursday, July 7, 2016 7:49 a.m.

Berkeley County School Board has approved attendance lines for a new school in the Hanahan area.Known as the Tanner/Foster Creek elementary school, …

Education briefs: Brannon, Lamprecht, Rines, Widenhouse, Welch, Thrower

Thursday, June 30, 2016 7:48 a.m.

Chelsea Brannon of Hanahan graduated from Kent State University with a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences.

University of SC approves largest tuition hike in 5 years

Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The University of South Carolina has passed its biggest tuition hike in five years.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for teaching scholarship

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 3:53 p.m.

The Citadel is seeking applicants for a prestigious, fully funded teaching scholarship open to college graduates or professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Local students graduate from College of Charleston

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 5:36 a.m.

The following local students graduated from the College of Charleston:

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:48 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family members and eager students. The scholarships fuel Career Academy graduates across the Charleston metro to continue their education by paying for two …

Local students awarded Accelerate scholarships

Friday, May 27, 2016 3:40 p.m.

The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce awarded 75 Accelerate Greater Charleston (AGC) Scholarships on May 10 in front of a packed room of business and educational leaders, proud parents and family members and eager students. The scholarships fuel Career Academy graduates across the Charleston metro to continue their education by paying for two …

Timberland and tiaras: THS crowns new queens UPDATED

Timberland and tiaras: THS crowns new queens
Friday, May 27, 2016 3:49 p.m.

Songs, smiles and dance completed an Arabian-themed evening in St. Stephen May 21 with palm trees, camels and contestants flanking the stage of the …

Nine Berkeley County residents earn degrees from FMU

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 4:35 p.m.

FLORENCE – Nine of the 346 Francis Marion University graduates from the spring commencement are from Berkeley County.

St. Stephen teacher named rookie teacher of the year

St. Stephen teacher named rookie teacher of the year
Monday, May 16, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District has named St. Stephen Elementary’s Dorian Palladino, a Special Education teacher, as the 2016 Rookie Teacher …

BES names ‘Terrific Kids’ for honesty, integrity

BES names ‘Terrific Kids’ for honesty, integrity
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:02 p.m.

Berkeley Elementary School recently recognized children in grades K4-2nd grade for demonstrating April’s virtues of honesty and integrity for …

Local governor’s school students bring home science awards

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 12:06 p.m.

Forty-five students from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics recently brought home 59 awards from the SC Junior Academy of Science Annual Spring Meeting.

BMS eighth graders raise money

BMS eighth graders raise money

Berkeley Middle Eighth-Grader

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:01 a.m.

It all started one morning when Mrs. Afshar picked up our Pennies for Pizza collection box, shook it, and announced that it was sad and pathetic how …

Technology camp for students planned for summer

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:19 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Math (GSSM) is bringing iTEAMS Xtreme, a free day camp for rising 7th- and 8th-graders, to Berkeley County again this summer. The day camp will be at Berkeley High School (406 West Main St., Moncks Corner) on Monday, July 25, through Thursday, July 28, from 8:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. …

Timberland High’s Ag students know their tools

Timberland High’s Ag students know their tools
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 10:21 a.m.

Students on the Timberland High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) Agricultural Tool Identification Team placed second in the FFA Lower State …

American Legion Legacy Scholarship fund ride

Saturday, April 23, 2016 12:01 a.m.

The American Legion Riders of South Carolina (ALRSC) are preparing for the fifth annual scholarship fund motorcycle benefit ride April 23-24.

Berkeley County Schools’ Turnaround Achievement Awards

Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:01 a.m.

Berkeley County School District honored a group of students who have worked to make positive and lasting changes in their lives at the Turnaround Achievement Awards April 14 at Westview Middle School.

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