Charleston County Schools

CCSD’s Office of Expanded Learning receives funding for after-school programming

The South Carolina Department of Education recently announced more than $4 million was awarded to school districts and programs through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) grants. Charleston County School District’s  Office of Expanded Learning received $320,000 this year, bringing the total they earn through the 21st Century grants to $1.5 million annually. The…

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Schools Receive $5M Grant for Mental Health Services

Charleston County School District (CCSD) will receive almost $1 million a year for five years to expand mental health support for children through a Project Prevent grant from U.S. Department of Education. “The need for additional social-emotional and mental health support has been recognized and supported by the CCSD Board of Trustees and the Superintendent,”…

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Summer Reading Program participation increases as joint effort focus on literacy and feeding

More than 20 percent more Charleston County School District (CCSD) students enriched their brains this summer over last year through participation in the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) Summer Reading Program. CCPL and CCSD formed their partnership in 2018 to join forces in helping students and children read more than ever during the summer months through the…

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CCSD Announces Fall 2019 Community Listening Sessions

The Charleston County School District will be hosting a series of one-hour community meetings across the county to discuss the school recommendations currently before the CCSD Board of Trustees over the next 30 days. During the listening sessions, there will be an opportunity for community discussion and feedback regarding these recommendations. All CCSD families, parents, staff,…

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CCSD hosts Call Me MiSTER Tour

The CCSD Teacher Recruitment Office hosted its annual Call Me MiSTER Bus Tour Friday, September 20, 2019. During each school visit, Call Me MiSTERs from Claflin, Clemson, Coastal Carolina, College of Charleston, and South Carolina State had the opportunity to walk and talk with staff members while seeing CCSD students in action at various school…

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Volunteers Helping To Make A Difference At North Charleston High

By Barney Blakeney Bernard Chisolm and Kevin Williams are among more than a dozen volunteers at North Charleston High School who applaud Principal Henry Darby for incorporating some positive enhancements that appear to push forward progress at the school. Darby has been principal at North Charleston High since 2017. Under Darby’s administration,the school’s graduation rate…

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Successful Teacher Residency Program finishes out third year

The Charleston County School District (CCSD) Summer Teacher Residency Program completed its third year; over 40 induction level teachers have completed the program. The success of the program has been overwhelming. Last year, the Teacher Residency Program was named a finalist for the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorks SC Award. CCSD’s Summer Teacher Residency Program…

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More than 40 CCSD students named 2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Charleston County School District (CCSD) has announced 42 of its talented scholars from a total of four schools are Semifinalists for the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program; the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) released the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists yesterday. Congratulations to the following 2020 Semifinalists:   Academic Magnet High School leads the state…

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Reggie McNeil selected to become Riley Fellow

Reggie McNeil, Executive Director of Capital Programs with Charleston County School District (CCSD), joins other leaders selected from the Lowcountry and surrounding area to participate in the Riley Institute at Furman’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI). He will be a member of the 14th class. “Discovering ways in which differences can strengthen our organizations is of…

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