District News

  • Imagine Your Story: Registration Open for This Year’s Summer Reading Program

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help students and children read more than ever this summer. This joint initiative is part of the library’s annual Summer Reading program, which provides incentives for reading during the summer months.

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  • Three CCSD schools named “Capturing Kids’ Hearts” Showcase Schools

    The Flippen Group named Jerry Zucker Middle School (JZMS), Laing Middle School, and R.B. Stall High School Capturing Kids’ Hearts (CKH) Showcase Schools for the 2019-2020 school year. This honor highlights schools where students and staff are enjoying the change in their campus culture and academic performance of their students.

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  • Health Advisory Committee Representatives Needed

    The Charleston County School District Board of Trustees seeks community representatives (1 Clergy, 1 Community Member, 2 Students – being at least a junior in high school and the president of the student body) to serve on the District’s Health Advisory Committee.

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  • CCSD schools announce in-person graduation ceremony plans for Class of 2020

    High schools in Charleston County School District (CCSD) are announcing dates for their face-to-face diploma-awarding ceremonies. These school-level ceremonies will be the second of CCSD high schools’ two-phase celebration of the Class of 2020. The first is a virtual graduation for each school streamed via Facebook and YouTube on Monday, June 8, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

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  • Four CCSD Students win the Milton Wolf Prize in Student Diplomacy

    Congratulations to four CCSD students who received notification that their projects won in the Milton Wolfe Prize for Diplomacy.

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  • CCSD Announces New Leaders for the 2020-21 School Year

    Please see the attached leadership announcements for the 2020-21 school year.

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  • Christy James named Movers and Shakers 2020 - Innovators

    Charleston County School District’s Library & Media Services Specialist, Christy James, has been named a 2020 Library Journal Movers & Shakers Innovator. Library Journal chooses these individuals based on their distinctive contributions to the field and their impact but also the power they foster in the people they serve. Those selected exemplify powerful professional and personal commitment.

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  • Four CCSD students receive $2,500 scholarships from NMSC

    For the second year in a row, four Charleston County School District (CCSD) students earned $2,500 National Merit Scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). Academic Magnet High School’s Josephine R. Drake and Robert K. Gourdie, as well as Molly M. Bynum and Gillian L. Richard of Wando High School, are part of the second wave of winners in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • CCSD CTE staff member earns regional honor

    CCSD is proud to announce Antoinette Green is the Career Specialist of the Year for the Trident Region for 2020. The South Carolina Department of Education Office of Career and Technical Education informed Green and CCSD staff about the honor last week.

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  • CCSD a leader in social and emotional learning

    Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is not a new concept to Charleston County School District (CCSD). While academics are always at the forefront of the mind of every principal, parent, teacher, and student, social-emotional wellness is the foundation for thriving (academically and emotionally).

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  • CCSD Announces Schedule for the Last Two Weeks of the Year

    All CCSD schools and teachers will conclude instruction with students by May 22 in order to prepare for the closing of the academic school year. Teachers will then return to school between May 26 and June 8 to complete the necessary closing procedures that schools take part in every year.

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  • Graduation Communication Messages

    CCSD and high school principals are planning a two-step process to recognize 2020 graduates

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  • Emergency Meals-to-You program to provide food to CCSD students in rural areas

    (CCSD) Department of Nutrition Services is pleased to announce a new program that will deliver meals directly to the homes of students: Emergency Meals-to-You. The initiative, which is a partnership between CCSD, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Baylor University, provides these meals at no cost to the families.

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  • Five CCSD students earn corporate- sponsored National Merit Scholarships

    Five Charleston County School District (CCSD) scholars are receiving corporate-sponsored National Merit Scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) this year. They are part of the first group of winners in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program.

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  • Project Lead The Way honors five CCSD schools

    CCSD is proud to announce five schools have been named Distinguished Schools by Project Lead The Way (PLTW), either as a High School or Gateway School. The PLTW Distinguished School recognition honors schools committed to increasing student access, engagement, and achievement in their PLTW programs.

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