Epstein book chronicles career of serving at-risk youth

For decades, Mt. Pleasant resident Mark Epstein has had a passion for education, improving outcomes for at-risk youth, and the sport of basketball. He recently chronicled his experiences in the

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CCSD parents receive return to school survey

All Charleston County School District (CCSD) parents received an e-mail survey last week asking them how the want school to be conducted when school resumes in August. The choices were in the classrooms full-time, a return to full-time distance learning,

CCSD prepares to resume high school sports

Charleston County School District is preparing to allow high school athletes to begin summer strength and conditioning programs at their schools on Monday, June 22. Students who wish to participate may get tested for COVID-19. The Fetter Health Care Network

Lowcountry Leadership teacher named Teacher of the Year

Lowcountry Leadership Charter School (LLCS) teacher Katie Bell was awarded the Charter Institute at Erskine’s Nathan Yon Teacher of the Year Award. Erskine manages 23 charter schools throughout South Carolina. Charter schools are public schools that are governed by independent

West Ashley parents push for outdoor graduation

The parents and families of West Ashley High School’s 350 graduating seniors are asking Charleston County School District to allow the school to have an outdoor graduation ceremony at the school’s football stadium. Berkeley County School District and Dorchester County

Berkeley County teacher shares distance learning experience

This is a testimonial from Berkeley County School District teacher Allison Mackey about adapting to the distance learning environment. She worked diligently with students and parents to ensure learning continued in the final months of the school year: Teacher Appreciation

Group seeks to honor all West Ashley High seniors

A group of past, present and future West Ashley High School (WAHS) baseball team moms organized a Facebook page designed to honor all 350 graduating seniors in the school’s Class of 2020. Rachel Henderson, Jenn Osteen, Kim Johnson, Katie Brown,

West Ashley middle school status still in flux

The Charleston County School Board passed a motion Monday in an on-line meeting to have a panel of administrators, principals, and parents evaluate a plan to locate all West Ashley 6th grade students at the existing West Ashley Middle School

CCSD to employ new strategy for underperforming schools

Charleston County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Gerrita Postlewait revealed Friday that the district will employ a new strategy for improving chronically underperforming schools. Speaking to a group of about 25 parents and concerned citizens at Maple Street Biscuit on James

Charter schools growing in popularity with West Ashley parents

Charleston County School District (CCSD) ended its school choice application period Friday, and parents in West Ashley showed an increased interest in charter schools. Charter schools are public schools with an autonomous board of directors. Orange Grove Charter School, a

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