Category: Education

DHS Student Wins Prestigious Scholarship

The South Carolina Department of Education has announced 102 new recipients of Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships, a program that promotes academic excellence using federal funds.

Dillon School District Two Releases Revised Discipline Code Book

As we prepare to begin the 2010-2011 school year on August 16, Dillon School District Two is informing all students in grades 4-12 and their parents of the revised Discipline Code Book.

Latta FFA Team Headed To National Finals

Latta FFA members Sarah Lane, Caleb Coleman, Kristen Herring and Doug Bowman will represent South Carolina in the National FFA Farm Business Management Finals to be held during the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, in October, according to John W. Parris, state director of public affairs with the SC FFA organization.

Latta Superintendent Speaks About Next Steps For District

Latta Superintendent John Kirby said at the Latta District’s next regular board meeting on August 10th, there will be discussion on what the next steps are for the Latta District now that the Dillon County Board of Education has ruled to go with the assessed valuation funding formula.

Dillon County First Steps Accepting Applications For Parents As Teachers Program

Dillon County First Steps is now accepting applications of Parent As Teachers Program.

County Board Votes 5-3 To Change School Funding Formula

The Dillon County Board of Education voted 5-3 on Tuesday morning to follow a recommendation from the Dillon County legislative delegation asking the board to change the local school funding formula basing it on assessed valuation and not a per pupil basis as has been previously done.

District Two Board Approves Budget

The Dillon District Two School 2010-2011 budget was presented at the June 21st meeting of the Dillon District Two School Board.

Funding Formula On Tuesday’s County School Board Agenda

The school funding formula is on Tuesday’s agenda for the Dillon County School Board.

Delegation Answers Questions About School Funding Change

The Latta School Board met with two members of the Dillon County delegation in a public meeting on Tuesday to discuss the future of the Latta Schools and to get answers to some questions about the proposed change in the school funding formula.

Northeastern Technical College Receives Prestigious Award

Without a skilled and talented workforce, not even the perfect building or most enticing incentives will induce a company to locate in a community. That’s what makes Northeastern Technical College so invaluable in business recruitment.