Category: Education

Keep Halloween Decorating Safe By Following NFPA Tips

Many hallmarks of Halloween – lit jack-o-lanterns, candle decorations and billowing costumes – all pose fire safety hazards. As kids and families select costumes and decorate their homes for the season, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to implement simple safety precautions to ensure that this year’s Halloween remains fun and fire-free.

Claflin University Alumni Group Forms

On Monday, October 11th a group of alumni from Claflin Unversity of Orangeburg, SC met at the Dillon County Library to organize an Alumni Chapter for the Dillon County and surrounding areas.

Library Gets Support For Book Program

The Friends of the Dillon County Library are proud to announce that the United Way has provided funds for 30 children to receive books for twelve months through the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

Dillon County Board Of Education Minutes

The minutes of the Dillon County Board of Education.

VEC Students Travel To Orangeburg

On October 10, Vision Education Center took over 50 of our students to Orangeburg to participate in South Carolina State University Youth Day.

DHS Homecoming Queen Crowned

The Dillon High School 2010 Homecoming Queen was crowned at Friday’s game.

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.