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 participated in International Walk To School Day. (With slide show of photos)
The Latta School Board of Trustees met for the regular monthly meeting.
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.
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.
Laura Herndon Gasque was recently selected as Teacher of the Year for Dillon School District Three for 2011-2012.
Throughout the month of September, students and staff members of Lake View High School have been preparing the new LVHS Walk of Champions.
The S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) had the highest ACT and SAT score averages among the Palmetto State’s 2010 graduates, according to recently released reports from the S.C. Department of Education.
The Dillon District One Board of Trustees held their regular meeting August 18 at the district office.
More than 100 schools and over 50,000 students, parents, educators, and neighbors in the state will participate in International Walk to School Day events on Wednesday October 6, 2010. South Carolina is one of the top five states in the country in participation in International Walk to School Day.