Category: Education

News from Dillon District Four (Dillon and Lake View), Dillon District Three (Latta Schools), Dillon Christian School, NETC (Northeastern Technical College), and other schools and colleges

VIDEO: 2020 Dillon District Four Teacher Of The Year Program

VIDEO: 2020 Dillon District Four Teacher Of The Year Program

Historical Feature: Miss Isla McKenzie And The Picnic Story

The late Miss Isla McKenzie, aunt of the late Miss Rebecca Field Henslee, taught first grade in Dillon for 51 years. Her last years were in the old Dillon Graded School (known to some as Miss Isla McKenzie’s School).
Her famous picnic story took all the boys and girls on a picnic. Along the way they experienced the sound of every letter in the alphabet.

Whittaker Four-Year-Olds Receive Gift Cards

On September 11, 2020, Whittaker Head Start partnered with Bartell Funeral Home to give away Wal-Mart gift cards to all four-year-olds attending the center.

Whittaker Partners With LTRG To Provide PPE To New And Returning Families

On September 3, 2020, Whittaker Head Start partnered with the Dillon County Long Term Recovery Group to provide personal protective equipment to new and returning families.

Andress To Serve As NETC Culinary Arts Director

Northeastern Technical College (NETC) welcomes Tiara Andress as the Culinary Arts Academic Program Director.

LEAP Days Held At East Elementary

EAST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL held a LEAP Day on Monday. LEAP stands for Learn, Evaluate, Analyze, Prepare.

Dr. Michael McRae To Serve As Principal Of Gordon Elementary

As a child, Dr. Michael A. McRae was a student at Gordon Elementary School, and now some years later, he is serving as the principal of the school.

Stephanie Ard Named Latta Middle School Principal

Stephanie Johnson Ard has been named the new principal at Latta Middle School for the 2020-2021 school year.

Nan Carmichael Is New Principal Of Latta High School

Nan Carmichael is the new principal for Latta High School for the 2020-2021 school year.

Staci Humphrey Graduates From FDTC Nursing Program

Staci M. Humphrey, along with many others, was pinned on August 12, 2020 graduating from the Nursing Program with Florence-Darlington Technical College, with a GPA of 3.5.