Category: Education

Local Schools Earn Palmetto Silver Awards

Lake View Elementary School, Stewart Heights Elementary School, and Latta Elementary School have all won Palmetto Silver Awards for general performance, according to the S.C. Department of Education.

Dixie Youth Baseball Provides Scholarships

From the very beginning, the leaders of Dixie Youth Baseball knew they wanted to develop a college scholarship program that would help former players obtain a college education.

Dillon District Two Make-up Days Announced

Dillon District Two’s make-up days have been announced.

Stewart Heights Alumni Visits First Grade Class

While home on his Christmas break, Dillon native and current Texas Southern offensive lineman Vontray Sellers visited Mrs. Sandy Stephens’ first grade class at Stewart Heights Elementary School.

Dillon County Board Gets Tentative Dates On School Facilities Projects

The Dillon County Board of Education received some tentative dates about their school facilities projects at their last meeting.

Pre-Bid Conference Meeting Held For Lake View School Projects

A pre-bid conference was held last week on the Lake View school construction projects.

Two District Two Teachers Earn National Board Certification

Teacher effectiveness has become one of the most critical issues facing America’s schools today. Teaching excellence in Dillon School District Two has taken a step forward following the announcement by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) that Ashley Hardee, a 4-K Teacher at East Elementary and Dana Hayes, a PEC Teacher at South Elementary has achieved National Board Certification in 2010.

LMS Junior Honor Society Holds Canned Food Drive

The Latta Middle School Chapter of the National Junior Honor Society collected 2,096 food items during their annual Carolina/Clemson canned food drive.

Lawmakers Loosening Control Of Dillon County Schools?

For the first time since anyone can remember, Dillon County’s state legislative delegation appears willing to relinquish control of the county Board of Education.
County voters on Nov. 2 by an overwhelming margin of nearly 90 percent said they favor popular elections of the 10-member county school board. The final tally was 6,071 to 737, according to the S.C. Election Commission.

Latta School Board Meets

The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. in the District Administrative Conference Room.