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Education

  • CHS students receive MOS certification

    By LAURA CASKEY
    Progressive Journal reporter
    Sixty-two students in the Business Education division of the Career and Technology Education (CATE) Department at Central High School received Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Word during the 2012-2013 school year.
    MOS certification testing is administered online through Certiport, a provider of value-added test delivery services for the global workforce and academic markets.

  • Changes coming to NETC Pageland campus

    From release

  • School board starts new year; recognizes students

    The Chesterfield County School District held its monthly board of education meeting Sept. 9 at Cheraw Primary School. Once a quarter, the board holds its meetings in a different area of the county.

  • CHS works to prepare not to remediate

    Former eighth-grade students from New Heights Middle School got a leg-up on the high school experience thanks to a summer program at Central High School.
    The program, referred to as “Eighth and a Half Grade,” is part of a Chesterfield County School District initiative to get all students on grade-level.
    Students identified by their NHMS teachers to be “at risk” were enrolled in the program and received supplemental help in math and language arts to prepare them for the ninth grade.

  • McBee Elementary School Honor Roll

    All Es
    Keara Baricska, Jazzmyn Blue, LeAnn Booker, Emilia Branch, Landon Brown, Abbi Butler, McKenzie Davis, Damien Dixon, Mary Elizabeth Faile, Aidan Frantz, Morgan Griggs, Samantha Hall, Aaliyah Harper, Kierra Hicks, Maria Hicks, She’bra Hicks-Coe, Noah McAteer, Mary McKenzie, Caitlyn Moody, Lindsay Morris, Cole Pritchard, Marian Ramirez, Landon Rhodes, Mollie Rollings, Sara Shaver, Joseph Spears, Austin Smith, Meredith Sprouse, Liam Thompson, Ava Tiller, Cameron Tiller, Diana Williams, Gabriella Williams

  • Palmetto College gears up for fall semester

    By Reece Murphy
    Landmark News Services
    University of South Carolina’s Palmetto College Chancellor Susan Elkins was in Lancaster Wednesday, May 29 spreading the word about the university’s new online college, rolled out in April.
    Starting this fall, Palmetto College will offer students anywhere in the world with at least 60 college credit hours the opportunity to complete their final 60 credit hours toward several bachelor’s degrees online.

  • Price, Anderson welcomed to CCSD

    The Chesterfield County School Board unanimously approved the hiring of Chris Price as the executive director of student services and Chandar Anderson as the executive director of personnel at the meeting on May 13.

    Price currently is the principal at Marion Intermediate School in Marion, a position he assumed in 2012. Prior to that, Price was the principal at New Prospect Elementary School in Inman from 2006 to 2012.

  • Board honors achievements, talks budget

    The Chesterfield County School District board of directors met at 5:30 p.m. May 13 in the Palmetto Learning Center in Chesterfield. Using a new audio system, which through microphones and screens made listening easier for those attending, the board recognized outstanding members of the student body and community and discussed the first reading of the 2013-14 budget.

  • Head Start graduation

    Forty-four students of the Pageland Head Start program are ready to move on to kindergarten next year, as they graduated from head start last Thursday, May 16.
    The event was held in front of a crowd of family and friends at the Pageland Community Center. The evening started with the children coming into the center clad in white caps and gowns to the song “We are the World.”

  • Haigler receives academic honor

    Cody Haigler, a seventh grader at New Heights Middle School was recognized by the Duke University Talent Identification Program last Tuesday, May 14 at Furman University.
    Duke TIP is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving academically talented youth. As a seventh grader Haigler was offered the opportunity to take the ACT based on his PASS test scores for the 2011-2012 school year. Haigler’s score on the ACT qualified him for a Duke TIP Academy Award.