Category: Education

Lake View PTO Brings ‘Pink Is Powerful’ Message To Schools

LAKE VIEW—The Lake View PTO brought the “Pink Is Powerful” message to students, teachers, and parents at their first annual “Pink Is Powerful” Day at the Lake View Elementary and Lake View Middle Schools held in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Results Of CDEPP Student Assessments Show Progress

The South Carolina Education Oversight Committee (EOC) has released a report presenting the results of assessments of students in the Child Development Education Pilot Program (CDEPP), a pilot full-day educational pre-kindergarten program for at-risk four-year-olds residing in 37 SC school districts.

Department Of Education Awarded $3.9 Million In Federal Monies To Help Students With Disabilities

The South Carolina Department of Education has been awarded $3.9 million in federal monies to help improve the academic achievement of students with disabilities.

Hall Graduates From Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course

Marine Corps Sgt. David N. Hall, a 2002 graduate of Dillon High School, Dillon, recently graduated from the Combat Engineer Noncommissioned Officer Course for supervisors.

State Board Passes Resolution Aimed At New Teach For America Program

State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex and Teach For America announced passage of a resolution by the State Board of Education supporting the national organization and directing themEducation Department to create state guidelines for an alternative educator certification path for Teach For America corps members.

Whittaker Head Start Students Participate In ‘Walk To School’ Day

Whittaker Head Start students participated in International Walk To School Day. (With slide show of photos)

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting.

Grants Available For Teachers

Del Monte Fresh Produce, North America, Inc. announced today that it is launching a program to help support kindergarten thru 12th grade public school teachers across North and Central America with cash to purchase school supplies and fresh fruit in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” campaign. One hundred prizes totaling $1,000 each will be awarded to teachers who get the most votes in the “Teacher Monday: Cash for Classrooms” online contest at www.fruits.com.

‘See You At The Pole’ Prayer Service Held At DHS

Members of the student body and faculty/staff at Dillon High School met Wednesday morning, September 22, before school to observe the national “See You At The Pole.” The students used this time to pray for their schools, the nation, their communities and their families.

Latta’s District Teacher Of The Year, Honor Roll Teachers Announced

Laura Herndon Gasque was recently selected as Teacher of the Year for Dillon School District Three for 2011-2012.