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Ground broken for Stono Park Elementary

After a contentious battle over whether to build a new Stono Park Elementary school building or renovate the 66-year-old existing building on Garden Street in West Ashley, a ground-breaking ceremony

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School board convenes unannounced meeting at North Charleston church

The Charleston County School Board failed to comply with the South Carolina Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) when it held an unannounced meeting at the Charity Missionary Baptist Church in

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West Ashley’s Brett Toth likely to be selected in NFL Draft

The 2018 National Football League (NFL) Draft kicks off tonight in Dallas, and before it ends on Saturday evening, it is likely that former West Ashley High School (WAHS) standout

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West Ashley Middle School wins Odyssey of the Mind

The West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet School (ASM) won its second consecutive state title in the Odyssey of the Mind competition in the spring and will complete in the World

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Is school carpet a health concern?

Carpet squares are being installed throughout several Charleston County schools this summer. The district maintains there are several good reasons for installing carpet. Carpet acts like a sponge, puling allergens

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Black Panther actor inspires Lowcountry students

While growing up in West Ashley public housing, Cyrus Birch never dreamed he would become an actor. Birch landed a role in the blockbuster movie Black Panther and is now

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N. Charleston arts school hosts statewide conference

North Charleston Creative Arts Elementary School (NCCAE), an arts infusion magnet school, hosted a statewide conference for schools using the Arts Basic Curriculum (ABC) on Tuesday. NCCAE is among 79

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West Ashley Middle excels at robotics

West Ashley Middle School (WAMS) started a robotics team as an after-school club in 2016. The robotics team, led by 6th grade teacher Ashley Stoudenmire, travels at least two days

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Mandarin infusion school starting in the Lowcountry

East Light Academy of Charleston will open this fall. It is a Mandarin Chinese Immersion K – 2nd grade charter school that is located at 2325 Charleston Regional Parkway, off

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West Ashley Middle attracts record number of magnet students

West Ashley – Advanced Studies Magnet, a middle school located in the former Middleton High School building on William Kennerty Drive, has a record enrollment in its magnet program for

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