State announces ‘Read to Succeed’ office

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:22 a.m.

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais announced this week that a “Read to Succeed” office has been created at the State Department of Education, in compliance with the recently passed literacy law.

Macedonia Middle School welcomes new staff

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 10:26 a.m.

Recently I wrote about MMS having a new principal and two new guidance counselors.

South Carolina’s Virtual School Program renamed

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:56 a.m.

State Superintendent of Education Mick Zais announced on Aug. 19 that the South Carolina Virtual School Program (SCVSP) will now be known as VirtualSC.

Google’s ‘CS First’ continues to grow

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 1:12 p.m.

One year ago, a team of Googlers started working with a handful of schools in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

Are you ready for a Stag Stampede?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 2:01 p.m.

All incoming Berkeley High freshmen should attend orientation, known as the Stag Stampede, 8-11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 15, at the school, according to a statement released by the school.

Moncks Corner’s Baxley among GSSM board members

Thursday, July 31, 2014 7:55 a.m.

The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) Foundation has announced the following new board members for the 2014-2017 Board of Directors term:

Kids’ Day scheduled for Aug. 25 at Cross High UPDATED

Friday, July 25, 2014 10:02 a.m.

The 17th Annual Kids’ Day is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Cross High School in Cross.

BHS sophomore receives national honor

Monday, July 21, 2014 9:41 a.m.

The National Honor Society of High School Scholars has announced that Berkeley High School student Alayah M. Jones of Moncks Corner has been selected …

Salkehatchie campers repair area homes

Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:09 p.m.

Moncks Corner United Methodist Church is sponsoring the annual Salkehatchie Camp this week.

Free computer classes offered at TTC

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 3:17 p.m.

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

SCSU foundation pledges $1 million

Monday, July 14, 2014 12:44 p.m.

The South Carolina State University Foundation has pledged $1 million to the institution.

Student first in SC to earn title of Microsoft specialist expert

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:14 a.m.

Stratford High rising senior Tara Watkins is the first high school student in South Carolina to become a Microsoft Office specialist master and …

Gaskins earns Merit List spot

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:12 a.m.

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2014 spring semester have earned inclusion on the Dean’s List and the Merit List.

MUSC announces online nursing program

Friday, July 11, 2014 12:12 a.m.

The Medical University of South Carolina College of Nursing has announced that it will begin to offer an online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in nursing (RN to BSN) degree program beginning this fall.

BHS continues 5-year facilities plan

Friday, July 4, 2014 8:24 a.m.

There is no rest for the weary.

Berkeley County teacher nominated for Grammy Music Educator Award UPDATED

Friday, July 4, 2014 8:04 a.m.

Cane Bay choral teacher William Bennett has made the Grammy Music Educator Award’s list of 222 finalists.

Berkeley County schools chief suggests Sangaree safety solution

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 8:29 a.m.

Berkeley County School District is exploring an alternative to keep Sangaree schools students safe from congestion and traffic issues nearby.

CU tuition up slightly for the fall

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 1:33 p.m.

Berkeley County parents of Clemson University students took note this week of a tuition change.

BES ‘Terrific Kids’ chosen for May

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 9:07 a.m.

Berkeley Elementary School’s Terrific Kids program honors those students that go the extra mile throughout the year.

BHS teacher places second in DAR contest

Monday, June 2, 2014 11:16 p.m.

Berkeley High School American History teacher Douglas Burges placed second in the South Carolina statewide Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) …

School district seeks forgiveness for lost school days

The Independent

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 4:11 p.m.

There aren’t many days left in the school year, but Berkeley County School District has joined neighboring Dorchester County School District Two in …

3,886 books? Wow!

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 5:48 p.m.

St. John’s Christian Academy first graders have focused like laser beams on reading, and the results are in.

600 graduate from CSU

Friday, May 9, 2014 3:18 p.m.

Charleston Southern University conferred degrees upon almost 600 graduates May 3 at North Charleston Coliseum. The Class of 2014 included the first …

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