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Local student wins oratorical world championship

Recent Charleston County School of the Arts (SOA) graduate Caleb Smith won the Optimist International Oratorical World Championship in St. Louis on June 29.  Sponsored by the West Ashley Optimist

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CCSD spends $65,000 on image consultant

Jake Rambo, a candidate for the Charleston County School Board, uncovered a $65,000 payment made by Charleston County School District (CCSD) to Chernoff Newman, LLC. Chernoff Newman is a large

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CCSD adds unadvertised administrative jobs

Lowcountry Source has learned the Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait is adding administrative jobs without posting them on-line or gaining school board approval. The positions are given

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School board never discussed bulletproof doors

Charleston County School Board Chairwoman Kate Darby and Vice Chair Eric Mack called a press conference Thursday to discuss the installation of bulletproof classroom doors in three Charleston County schools.

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Mt. Pleasant High Schools exhibit excellence

Mount Pleasant’s public high schools, Wando and Oceanside Collegiate Academy closed the school year with many marks of excellence among their graduating seniors. A high proportion of the graduates earned

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WAHS Valedictorian Clemson bound

Although her parents both graduated from the University of South Carolina, West Ashley High School (WAHS) Valedictorian Mary “Emmy” Stokes will enroll at Clemson University as an engineering student. Stokes

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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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