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The fate of West Ashley middle schools is uncertain

Charleston County School District (CCSD) is contemplating combining the two West Ashley middle schools under its control, C.E. Williams and West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet (WA-ASM). A third West Ashley

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CCSD contemplates combining West Ashley middle schools

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) has empaneled an ad hoc committee to make recommendations to re-align West Ashley schools. One of the options the committee is tasked with considering

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Orange Grove Charter School sets applications record

Orange Grove Charter School received a record number of applications during the school choice application process, which ended March 11. The K-8 school received a total of 1518 applications, including

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Teen film-maker Ke’Von Singleton already mentoring

Charleston-area teen and documentary film-maker Ke’Von Singleton credits his parents Michael and Santonia Singleton and his mentor Elder Cal Morrison for inspiring him to research the civil rights movement. The

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8 apply for vacant West Ashley School Board seat

Eight candidates submitted applications for the West Ashley School Board seat vacated by Charleston County Register of Deeds Michael Miller. The Charleston County Legislative Delegation is likely to meet Monday

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Students excel in underwater robotics competition

Eighty students from 10 schools participated in the SeaPerch Charleston Regional Challenge Wednesday at the Danny Jones pool in North Charleston. The students built remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) from kits

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West Ashley High School showcases programs

West Ashley High School (WAHS) showcased its programs Thursday evening at the Taste of West Ashley night. Invitations went out to all West Ashley elementary and middle school students and

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West Ashley students perform with Benedict jazz band

The Benedict College Jazz Ensemble participated in West Ashley High School’s Black History Month program by doing a performance and inviting West Ashley jazz musicians on-stage. The jazz ensemble performed

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CCSD to embark on school improvement planning

The Charleston County School Board voted Monday to embark on school improvement planning in different parts of the Charleston County School District (CCSD). The planning will involve stakeholder groups in

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Hollinshead schedules Town Hall to address North Area schools

Charleston County School Board member Kevin Hollinshead has scheduled his first of three Town Hall meetings to address the needs of the eight North Area schools designated by the state

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