St. James-Santee Constituent District 1 - (McClellanville, Awendaw)
District 1 News
STEM studies picking up STEAM in CCSD
Charleston County School District (CCSD) is at the forefront when it comes to offering students STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) experiences and educational opportunities.
Grant provides tutoring robots to St. James-Santee students
Latoya Bennett, Career & Technology Education (CTE) Teacher at St. James-Santee Elementary-Middle School, was recently awarded a product grant from Van Robotics for eight Abii robots. Abii robots are Artificial Intelligence robots used to help tutor students. At St. James-Santee, they are being used for intervention. Each Abii robot is worth approximately $1,000.
CCSD partners with local hydroponic farm, Vertical Roots
CCSD is excited to announce a partnership with Vertical Roots, a leading indoor hydroponic container farming company in the country. Vertical Roots produces nutrient-rich lettuce with globally recognized food safety standards inside its eco-friendly, upcycled container farms.
Food drive puts school back at the center of the community
St. James-Santee Elementary-Middle School has become the site of monthly food drives for the Awendaw and McClellanville communities. Over 200 families are served each month in the drive-thru style food distribution effort.
RiverDogs-CCSD continue “Reading Around the Bases” despite COVID-19
Charleston County School District (CCSD) and the Charleston RiverDogs are moving forward with “Reading Around the Bases” for the fifth year in a row. The partnership started during the 2016-2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy.
Rigamajig® comes to North Charleston Elementary
North Charleston Elementary School (NCES) encourages students to explore and pursue their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) skills in fun and engaging ways. The school recently received a new Rigamajig®, granted through a partnership between The CarMax Foundation and KABOOM!, to provide a fun, play-based learning experience focused on building 21st-century skills.
Jane Edwards and Stono Park Students Receive Holiday Surprise
Students at Stono Park Elementary School and Jane Edwards Elementary School received huge holiday surprises this week thanks to former CCSD teacher Katie Blomquist, her non-profit Going Places, local businesses, and volunteers from the community: FREE BIKES!
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