• School board discusses long-term goals, plans

    Chesterfield County School District held its monthly board of directors meeting Feb. 10 at Jefferson Elementary School.

    Public comment

    The meeting opened with public comment from the Chesterfield County Pastors Union, including the Revs. Bruce Adams, Dan Austin, James Redford and Greg Bachelor and chairman Stan Sullivan. 

  • CHS students think globally

    Recently the Spanish II classes at Central High School, led by teacher Robert Muñoz, improved their international understanding by participating in an assessment of Spanish reading skills. 

    After working on developing reading and pronunciation skills during the fall semester, the students were assessed by native Spanish speakers.

  • CCSD schools receive grants

    Two Chesterfield County schools will be able to do more to reach their students in the upcoming year, thanks to grants from a well-known supermarket chain.
    Central High School and Ruby Elementary School both received grants from Bi-Lo on Thursday, Dec. 5, in Hartsville.
    “It’s always a surprise and treat to get money from grants you applied for,” CHS principal Dr. Judd Starling said.

  • School board discusses state report cards and evaluation

    The Chesterfield County School board held its monthly meeting Nov. 11 at Palmetto Learning Center in Chesterfield.
    Discussion focused mostly on Superintendent Harrison Goodwin’s presentation of the annual data report and closed in an executive session to discuss Goodwin’s personal evaluation.

  • Annual report card shows positive growth in schools


    From release

    The Chesterfield County School District showed growth during the 2012-13 school year, as indicated by the South Carolina Department of Education’s recent School Report Card release.

  • CHS students receive MOS certification

    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