Charleston County Schools

CCSD nurses collect medical supplies for the community

Nurses in Charleston County School District (CCSD) cleaned out their clinics this week in an effort to provide much-needed supplies. The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has taken a toll on health care workers on the front line and their ability to obtain things as basic as gloves and N-95 surgical masks. Ellen Nitz, CCSD’s Director of…

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CCSD increasing WiFi access in community with additional bus stops

Charleston County School District’s (CCSD) Office of Student Transportation and Information Technology Department are announcing the addition of mobile WiFi bus stops at 10 more locations throughout the county. These stops provide online coverage for CCSD students who are completing schoolwork or communicating with their teachers. The buses will be stationed at the following locations…

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CCSD schools and offices to close until March 31

As a result of Governor McMaster’s order issued Sunday afternoon related to coronavirus (COVID-19), all Charleston County School District (CCSD) schools and offices will be closed to students beginning tomorrow, Monday, March 16 until Tuesday, March 31, 2020. All school-related activities and travel, including before and after school programs, are cancelled. All CCSD staff members…

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West Ashley High wins state Ethics Bowl title

West Ashley High School (WAHS) competed in the South Carolina High School Ethics Bowl at Wofford College last month and came in first place! Eighteen teams from 12 schools across the state, including Chapman High School, Palmetto Scholars Academy, and Spartanburg High School (this year’s runner-up), were part of the second annual event. West Ashley…

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Mitchell Elementary and Burke High team up for annual literacy carnival

Julian Mitchell Elementary School observed Read Across America Week a little early. While most of the schools in the area are participating this week, the Super Sharks celebrated the annual literacy initiative last week with a “Universe of Stories” theme. Students and staff focused on influential African-Americans, especially scientists, inventors, and astronauts. Activities included daily…

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Top 5 Finalists for 2020 CCSD Teacher of the Year announced

Charleston County School District (CCSD) officials surprised five unsuspecting teachers today, by announcing their selection of the Top 5 Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year. The district’s current Teacher of the Year, Jayuntay Williams, (West Ashley Middle School) presented each finalist with flowers and a certificate. Each finalist had the opportunity to check out…

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