Charleston County School District

District News

  • Frierson unveils remodeled library

    Frierson Elementary School became a partial magnet Montessori school in 2018 and as a result, did a complete overhaul on their media center to reflect the teachings of Montessori. The remodeled space includes a mural handpainted by local artist Claudia Boyce depicting Wadmalaw, local landmarks with historical ties to the school and the surrounding area.

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  • Celebrating Student Artists’ Contributions to Patients

    Roper St. Francis Healthcare commissioned 40 Charleston County School of the Arts 10th and 11th graders to create pieces for Roper Hospital’s renovated Emergency Department.

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  • Keerthana Samuel takes top spot in CCSD’s 2020 Spelling Bee

    Forty spellers participated in the Charleston County School District (CCSD) 2020 Spelling Bee held January 16, 2020, at Burke High School. It took eight rounds for Keerthana Samuel of C.E. William Middle School to earn the top spot. Samuel struggled with the word “Sommelier” adding an “e” at the end but much to her relief spelled “Pruritus” with ease, giving her the title.

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  • RiverDogs-CCSD partnership with “Reading Around the Bases” moves into fourth year

    CCSD and the Charleston RiverDogs are ready to open up the fourth year of “Reading Around the Bases.” The partnership began during the 2016-2017 school year as a way to encourage literacy. The Lowcountry’s professional baseball team (and South Atlantic League affiliate of the 27-time World Series Champion New York Yankees) is excited to help create enthusiasm for reading with CCSD second graders.

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  • CCSD Board Priorities for Serving ALL CCSD Students

    After months of intense study and listening, the CCSD Board of Trustees recently approved a set of bold actions taking steps to better align the work of the district and schools with the stated value that students are “the heart” of our work.

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  • Unsung Educator of the Week

    The "Unsung Educator of the Week" is a weekly honor given to a CCSD educator. The winner is nominated by a peer because of their determination to go above and beyond for our students. The winner for the week is published each Friday in the CCSD All Staff newsletter.

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  • 2019-2020 Teachers of the Year Tributes

    CCSD starts Thanksgiving week with our 3rd Annual Teachers of the Year Tributes. In the next month, we will be profiling all educators across the district that have been named their school's, Teacher of the Year.

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