Category: Education

County Board Budget Released

Business Manager Doug Broome presented the Dillon County Board of Education budget to the board at their meeting recently.

ATEC Budget Presented

ATEC (Applied Technology Center) Director Jerry Strickland presented the ATEC budget to the Dillon County Board of Education.

VEC Students Make Splash At Summer Swimming Lessons

Vision Education Center Youth Camp Students participated in the 2011 YMCA Summer Splash program recently.

E.L. Ford Theological Bible College Holds Graduation

The E.L. Ford Theological Bible College had its graduation and commencement June 18, 2011 at 4:00 p.m. at the Fork Chapel Baptist Church in Lake View.

First Steps Board To Meet

The Dillon County First Steps Partnership Board will hold their regular meeting on Tuesday, June 28th.

Matthews Named Principal Of Elementary School In Florence

At a recent meeting, the Florence One Board of Trustees approved the appointment of two new principals hired to fill the vacancies left by administrators at Dewey L. Carter Elementary School and at Moore Intermediate School. The new appointments will take effect July 1, 2011.

JVM Released From Statewide Collaborative

Twenty schools were released from the collaborative after they made improvements in student achievement. Among the released schools was J.V. Martin Junior High School.

State’s Dropout Numbers Decrease

More than 800 fewer students dropped out of state high schools in 2010 than in the previous year, according to a new report from the South Carolina Department of Education.

S.C. First Steps Director To Meet With Dillon Board

S.C. First Steps Director Walter Fleming, Jr. will meet with Dillon County First Steps’ Executive Board in Dillon on Tuesday, June 21, 2011 at 12 noon to review issues and maintain a positive relationship for the success of our young citizens 0-5 years of age.

JVM Summer Reading Challenge Underway

All rising seventh- and eighth-grade students at J.V. Martin Junior High School are invited and encouraged to participate in the 2011 “The Heat is On” Summer Reading Challenge.