Student earn state recognition for their test scores

Student 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"... Read more »

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 »

Ensemble wins state sight-reading competition

Ensemble wins state sight-reading competition

June 2, 2015
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     Andrew Jackson High’s Women’s Ensemble placed first for the second year in the sight reading division of the SCMEA High School State Choral Festival, scoring a 99 overall.       “Winning this title a second time is a tribute to your continued... Read more »

Check out the accomplishments of our honorees

Check out the accomplishments of our honorees

May 28, 2015
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FREE summer meals available for youth

FREE summer meals available for youth

May 10, 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 and Andrew Jackson Middle will serve breakfast from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. and lunch from 10:45 a.m.... Read more »

Register now to ride bus 2015-16

Register now to ride bus 2015-16

May 6, 2015
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See “My Favorite Teacher” publication – click here

See “My Favorite Teacher” publication – click here

May 5, 2015
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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 »