Registration dates set

Registration dates set

June 30, 2015
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     Registration dates have been set for the 2013-14 school year.      No general school fees will be charged this year, although fees may be charged for activities such as band, clubs and yearbooks and special courses such as Teacher Cadet and... Read more »

2015-16 School Supply lists online, in stores

2015-16 School Supply lists online, in stores

June 23, 2015
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Together, we can make a real difference for our youth

Together, we can make a real difference for our youth

June 8, 2015
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     Every student who wants to park on campus for the first time this fall must complete Alive At 25 – a course offered only three times this summer before school starts.       Here’s a list of when and where the course is offered.      •     Tuesday,... Read more »

Register now to ride bus 2015-16

Register now to ride bus 2015-16

June 6, 2015
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Senior Will Anderson tells students they have obligation & moral responsibility to give back, to become leaders

Senior Will Anderson tells students they have obligation & moral responsibility to give back, to become leaders

June 3, 2015
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Four inducted into Education Hall of Fame

Four inducted into Education Hall of Fame

June 3, 2015
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Four chosen for induction into Education Hall of Fame May 12 •      Former educator/legislator Billy Boan           (Click... Read more »

FREE summer meals available for youth

FREE summer meals available for youth

June 3, 2015
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Free meals for youth ages 18 and younger will be available this summer at five schools in Lancaster County School District, thanks to the USDA Summer Food Service Program. • A.R. Rucker Middle, Andrew Jackson Middle and South Middle will serve breakfast from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and lunch from... Read more »

Students earn state recognition for their test scores

Students earn state recognition for their test scores

June 3, 2015
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     Four of our students qualified for state recognition in the Duke TIP Scholars program this year.      To earn this honor, these students had to score at least 21 on one of the four areas of the ACT or 520 on the SAT Math and 510 on the SAT Critical... Read more »

School lunch prices to increase in 2015-16

June 2, 2015
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     Elementary lunch prices will increase by 5 cents next year, and middle and high school lunches will increase by 10 cents.       “We’re required by the USDA and Paid Lunch Equity Act to make a concerted effort to get our lunch prices to what... Read more »

Jenkins’s banner on “Shadow and Bone” takes first

Jenkins’s banner on “Shadow and Bone” takes first

June 2, 2015
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     Buford Middle eighth-grader Toni Jenkins won first place in the S.C. Association of School Librarians’ Junior Book Award Banner Competition.      Jenkins designed and submitted a banner based on the book "Shadow and Bone" by Leigh Bardugo.

Artwork added to district’s permanent collection

Artwork added to district’s permanent collection

June 2, 2015
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     Buford High junior Daphne Noegel and Indian Land High senior Shea Rodgers are this year’s 2015 District Purchase Award winners.      “These are certainly fine pieces of art, and we are very impressed with your talent,” board chair Bobby Parker... Read more »

Hendrix’s poster on gun safety takes first in state

Hendrix’s poster on gun safety takes first in state

June 2, 2015
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     Buford Middle sixth-grader Ethan Hendrix won first place in the Children’s Trust of South Carolina’s On the Safe Side poster contest.      Students could choose from among 12 specific risk areas like poison prevention, bicycle safety, pedestrian... Read more »