Indian Middle goes undefeated, is state champ again

Indian Middle goes undefeated, is state champ again

March 30, 2015
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     For the second consecutive year, Indian Land Middle School is the Middle School Academic Challenge State Champion and posted an undefeated season.       “The knowledge these students have and their ability to stay cool in competition and... Read more »

2014-15 Conservation Teacher of the Year for Grades 7-12

2014-15 Conservation Teacher of the Year for Grades 7-12

March 30, 2015
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     The 2014-15 Conservation Teacher of the Year for Grades 7-12 is Buford High agricultural teacher Troy Helms.      ”Troy really practices what he teaches daily and truly deserves this honor,” Board of Trustees Bobby Parker said during... Read more »

Girls defeat Lakewood 44-42 to take AAA state

Girls defeat Lakewood 44-42 to take AAA state

March 9, 2015
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      Lancaster High won the AAA State Championship Saturday, March 7, in USC's Colonial Center, beating last year’s state champ Lakewood 44-42.      The Bruins, 27-0 on the season, began their playoff March by defeating South Pointe 55-53... Read more »

2015-16 calendar begins Aug. 17, ends May 27

2015-16 calendar begins Aug. 17, ends May 27

March 3, 2015
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     The 2014-15 school year will begin Monday, Aug. 17, with the semester ending one week after Winter Break and the year ending Friday, May 27.      The board approved the calendar during its Feb. 24 regular meeting.      "We... Read more »

O’Shields, Verdugo lead All-Star teams

O’Shields, Verdugo lead All-Star teams

February 26, 2015
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      Lancaster High volleyball coach Betsi O’Sheilds and Andrew Jackson High coach John Verdugo were selected to coach 2014-15 North-South All-Star volleyball matches in November.       •      O’Shields led... Read more »

Harrisburg’s Lacey Layne earns top award

Harrisburg’s Lacey Layne earns top award

February 26, 2015
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      Harrisburg Elementary guidance counselor Lacey Layne is the 2014-15 Elementary School Counselor of the Year.       This award is given by the Palmetto State School Counselor Association to counselors who run a top-notch, comprehensive school... Read more »

McCowan plays in North-South All-Star Volleyball Game

McCowan plays in North-South All-Star Volleyball Game

February 26, 2015
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     Andrew Jackson High senior Taylor Grace McCowan was selected to play in the 2014-15 S.C. North-South All-Star Volleyball Team.      Taylor is a defensive specialist and had 807 good digs, 486 good serve receives and 30 kills.      On... Read more »

Rodman, St. John earn spots on state’s top team

Rodman, St. John earn spots on state’s top team

February 26, 2015
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      Two Indian Land High cross-country runners earned a place the S.C. Class AA All-State Cross Country Team after the State Championships in November.       •       Tenth grader Austin St. John led the boys team to an 11th... Read more »

Kolby, Hood, Rodgers play in North-South game

Kolby, Hood, Rodgers play in North-South game

February 26, 2015
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      Three standout football players were selected to play in the 67th Annual North-South All-Star Football Game during Fall 2014.       •       Lancaster High senior wide receiver Jay Hood, who finished had seven catches... Read more »

Effort earns students Service Learning Leadership Awards

Effort earns students Service Learning Leadership Awards

November 26, 2014
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     Andrew Jackson High’s 2014-15 Homecoming Court members received Service Learning Leadership Awards during the board’s November meeting.      The girls received the awards for their work on a service project to benefit Kershaw Area Resource... Read more »

DHEC recognizes cafeterias for perfect score

DHEC recognizes cafeterias for perfect score

November 26, 2014
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     Fifteen schools in our district scored 100% during cafeteria and kitchen inspections by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for Spring 2014.      Each school received a certificate in recognition for achieving this impressive... Read more »

Hinkle, Sowell shoot 130 in two rounds to win

Hinkle, Sowell shoot 130 in two rounds to win

November 26, 2014
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     Andrew Jackson High junior Logan Sowell and Lancaster High freshman Brady Hinkle teamed up to win the 20th Annual S.C. Junior Tradition Four Ball Tournament in Greenville in October.      Hinkle and Sowell topped the 34-team field with a four-shot... Read more »