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Education

  • School board expands adult education

    Many adult education students have to work out of town, making it a challenge to attend classes on time. Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction J.R. Green addressed the state of the adult education program and where it is headed during the latest school board meeting Monday, Sept. 12 at Edwards Elementary School.
    Green said the current program has moved from the Robert Smalls Center to the Old Edwards Building and classes are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays.

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  • NETC offers short ‘minimesters’

    New or current students interested in taking, or adding, a college credit course have another opportunity this fall to start at Northeastern Technical College. 

  • NHMS falls short of AYP, faces another Title-1 year

    With the expectations for schools on the rise,  this year New Heights Middle School (NHMS) principal Larry Stinson is making calculated decisions to make sure his is school working to get out of Title-1 classification and landing a passing Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) score.
    Since NHMS failed to meet the AYP score two years in a row, they are under the School of Choice rule where parents can send their child to other Chesterfield County middle schools.
    Only five parents decided to send their children to other schools.

  • Former Pageland resident named ‘Teacher of the Year’

    From release
    Starr-Iva Middle School in Anderson has selected Pageland native Sarah Jordan as Teacher of the Year.  
    Jordan has been teaching art at the middle school for five years.  
    DShe said deciding what kind of teacher she wanted to be was her dilemma because she loved it all.

  • CHS students earn Microsoft Word certification

    From release
    During the 2010-2011 school year, 50 Central High School students achieved certification in Office Word 2007.
    This is a national certification for Microsoft Office administered online through Certiport and is a comprehensive test of all Word skills.
    At many colleges this certification is accepted as evidence of mastery of Word and allows students to exempt a freshman level computer course.
    The Chesterfield County School District, in conjunction with business partners, in Chesterfield County pays the cost of the test.

  • Northeastern to teach basic sewing and pattern making this fall

    Are you frustrated trying to learn to sew on your own because sewing and pattern drafting classes are hard to find these days? Don’t put down that needle and thread just yet, because Northeastern Technical College is offering several new online courses this fall that can help.
    Registration is now open for Online Basic Sewing/Tailoring and Pattern Making classes through NETC’s division of continuing education.

  • Congressman Mulvaney visits NETC

    U.S. Congressman Mick Mulvaney toured the Cheraw Campus of Northeastern Technical College on Monday, Aug. 29, during a visit to Chesterfield County.
    College President Dr. Ron Bartley, along with other NETC employees, gave Mulvaney and his delegation a tour of the campus with stops in the nursing, machine tool technology, general education and Continuing Education areas.

  • CHS welcomes new resource officer

    When it comes to law enforcement in Chesterfield, Pageland residents have been able to rely on one officer for years. Deputy Greg Perry began his new assignment Thursday, Aug. 18 as the School Resource Officer (SRO) at Central High School (CHS).

  • NETC helped put Cheraw woman on career path

    The second time Santrice Hailey sought educational opportunities at Northeastern Technical College, she was focused on one goal: learning new job skills that would put her back in the workforce. The certificates she earned through Northeastern Technical College’s Continuing Education Division did just that, and she is now the site manager for CareSouth Carolina’s facilities in Chesterfield County.