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  • CCSD earns $150,000 grant for online enrichment

    CCSD Office of Expanded Learning (Kaleidoscope) has received a $150,000 grant from Outschool.org to provide free online enrichment classes for hundreds of students in the district.

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  • Wando track and field stars collect three state championships

    This past weekend, three student-athletes from Wando High School won state championships at the South Carolina High School League AAAAA track and field meet in Columbia.

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  • St. John's student-athlete captures two individual state titles

    Brett Jones, an eighth-grader on St. John's High School's track and field team, won two individual state titles at the South Carolina High School A state meet on Saturday at Lower Richland High School.

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  • James Island Charter girls' chase down AAAA state track and field title

    James Island Island Charter School's girls' track and field team delivered a dominating performance in the South Carolina High School League AAAA state track meet on Friday at Spring Valley High School, and brought home their first team state title since 2014. The Trojans beat second-place Greenville by 13 points.

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  • Students in Ireland plan to relaunch Harbor View miniboat

    Nearly four years after a mini boat from Harbor View Elementary School landed in Ireland, a return journey to the United States by the HVES Cruiser is set to begin.

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  • Vaccine Schedule for Students 12 and Up

    Through our partnership with MUSC, Charleston County School District has established seven regional sites to administer the COVID-19 vaccines for students ages 12 and up as well as for every eligible person in your household.

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  • SOA student wins Congressional art Competition

    Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) senior Enrique Boyd, won the 2021 Sixth District Congressional Art Competition, and his work will be displayed in the U.S. Capitol as part of a national art exhibition. Boyd’s piece is called “Cedric.”

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  • Read, Log, and Win this Summer with CCPL’s 2021 Summer Reading Program: Tales & Tails

    Summer is almost here, and Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) and the Charleston County School District (CCSD) are working together to help students and children read more than ever. 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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  • Mask Waivers

    Statement from CCSD Board: As a Board of Trustees we must comply with the executive order to allow for facemask waivers, but we use this opportunity to earnestly appeal to all parents to allow the successful protocols put in place for this most unusual year to remain in place for this school year.

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  • James Island Charter boys' soccer team brings home first state title

    James Island Charter High School made its first appearance in the boys' soccer state finals since 1997 count, as the Trojans held off Eastside 1-0 to win the South Carolina High School League AAAA championship. This is the program's first-ever state title.

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  • Wando reclaims state championship in girls soccer

    The Wando High School girls' soccer program is used to winning state titles; the Warriors had 10 of them coming into this past weekend's South Carolina High School League AAAAA finals showdown with J.L. Mann.

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  • James Island Charter girls' soccer team makes history, captures first state crown

    James Island Charter High School girls' soccer program has been one of the better programs in the Charleston area for the past few decades. Despite all of the wins and players continuing their careers in college, the Trojans had never won a state championship.

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  • Fifth annual South Carolina STEM Signing Day

    Congratulations to Kristian Washington of West Ashley High School and Academic Magnet High School's Alex Williams. They participated in the fifth annual South Carolina STEM Signing Day earlier this month. The event, sponsored by Boeing South Carolina, recognized 92 students (two from each county in the state) that intend to pursue college degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields of study.

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  • Wando’s Olivia Potter is the 2021 SC Scholastic Journalist of the Year

    Oliva Potter, co-editor in chief of Legend, Wando High School’s award-winning yearbook, was recently named the 2021 South Carolina Scholastic Journalist of the Year by the South Carolina Scholastic Press Association.

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  • CCSD hosts Teach Local signing day

    Four CCSD students participated in a “signing day” to celebrate their commitment to work in the district when they graduate college in the near future. These four students, Lillian Avery, Aaron Booth, Ivy Grinnage, and Tina Robinson, are all graduating seniors from Early College High School, and part of the CCSD’s Teach Local program, which provides high school students with training to become an educator and support to attend a college and earn a degree in education.

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  • Academic Magnet’s Lily Lassiter honored as 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholar

    Lily Lassiter, her family, and the Academic Magnet High School community are celebrating a significant honor; the senior is a 2021 United States Presidential Scholar. The U.S. Department of Education announced the 57th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars today. This award is considered one of the nation’s highest awards for students.

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  • NMSC awards three CCSD students with $2,500 scholarships

    Three Charleston County School District (CCSD) students earned $2,500 National Merit Scholarships from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC). All three recipients of the NMSC’s 2021 $2,500 scholarships are from Academic Magnet High School: Lydia R. Cox, Brendan P. Elliott, and Ethan A. Ouellette.

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  • CCSD thanks school nurses for extraordinary work during challenging year

    A school nurse has always been a vital part of a school community. The 2020-2021 school year proved even more so how necessary school nurses are to the overall well-being and operation of schools. With that understanding, Charleston County School District (CCSD) proudly celebrates and recognizes school nurses and members of the Nursing Services Department on National School Nurse Day today, May 12, 2021.

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  • SOA hosts annual fashion show

    Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) Fashion and Design students have been preparing all year for their 8th Annual Fashion Show. The SOA Fashion Show is an exciting event, complete with runway, lights, music, and creative energy. Changes have been added to this year's performance, including a virtual option is available for the general public.

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  • Student-teacher team at Chicora uses Sodexo grant to address food insecurity

    Megan Godinez Santeliz, a second-grader at Chicora Elementary School, and her English language teacher, Kristen Singleton, recently earned a Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation Youth Grant through Youth Service America (YSA). The $500 grant supported a community service project led by Godinez Santeliz that addressed childhood hunger.

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