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Chefs and students work to transform school lunch menu

Celebrity chefs from Schwan’s Food Services Kitchen Collaborative program teamed with 20 students from West Ashley High School’s award-winning Culinary Arts program Wednesday to revise the school lunch menu there.

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Cumback envisions growth at West Ashley High School

West Ashley High School (WAHS) principal Ryan Cumback has a plan to relieve traffic congestion in the area – get more students to attend their neighborhood high school. After taking the helm on July 1, he persuaded nearly 100 students

West Ashley elementary schools may be re-zoned

A Charleston County School District (CCSD) plan to eliminate most partial magnet schools prompted a special meeting for the St. Andrews Constituent District 10 school board to look at re-zoning the district’s 7 elementary schools. A partial magnet school has

NoRedInk student on-line writing program includes value statements

A Charleston County middle school parent alerted Lowcountry Source about an on-line student grammar and writing program being used called NoRedInk. The free software, provided by Google Chrome, includes value statements that some parents may object to. The assignments are

Ryan Cumback takes the helm at West Ashley High School

West Ashley High School Principal Ryan Cumback has been at the helm since July 1. His predecessor Lee Runyon is planning the career center for the North Charleston high schools scheduled to open in Fall 2020. It has been a

District 10 school board welcomes WAHS Principal Ryan Cumback

The St. Andrews District 10 constituent school board is holding a reception Thursday to welcome new West Ashley High School (WAHS) Principal Ryan Cumback. The reception is scheduled to begin at 6 pm at WAHS, 4060 Wildcat Boulevard, and is

West Ashley valedictorian Marcus Jackson wants to be a teacher

West Ashley High School (WAHS) valedictorian Marcus Jackson has a rare career goal among valedictorians – he plans to return to the community as a history teacher. Jackson, who never received a grade below A after third grade, is the

New C.E. Williams building dedicated

A dedication ceremony for the C.E. Williams Middle School was held Thursday at its new home next to West Ashley High School and the upcoming Bees Ferry West Ashley Library. The 137,000 square foot facility is scheduled to open in

West Ashley rejects proposal to consolidate middle schools

After three public meetings to provide feedback on six “mission critical action items” proposed for West Ashley schools by Charleston County School District (CCSD), participants rejected the proposal to combine C.E. Williams and West Ashley Advanced Studies Magnet (WAASM) middle

West Ashley schools committee to reveal priorities Wednesday

The West Ashley schools Mission Critical Action (MCA) team will announce the priorities it will recommend to the Charleston County School Board at a community meeting Wednesday from 6:30 to 8 pm at West Ashley High School. More than 70

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