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Pictured: Goose Creek High School
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BCSD Launches ‘Clear Bag or No Bag’ Entry at Goose Creek High School Football Games

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) leaders will begin piloting a “Clear Bag or No Bag” entry procedure at Goose Creek High School football games to take effect Friday, October 6, 2017. This proactive measure is part of an on-going safety initiative by the BCSD Safety and Security Office to continue to improve and advance district safety and security […]

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BCSD: October 16th, March 19th & March 30th Weather Make-Up Days

MONCKS CORNER, SC– Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Superintendent Dr. Eddie Ingram has announced that Monday, October 16, 2017; Monday, March 19, 2018; and Friday, March 30, 2018 will serve as the make-up days for Friday, September 8, 2017; Monday, September 11, 2017; and Tuesday, September 12, 2017. The announcement was made Tuesday evening at the rescheduled Berkeley County Board […]

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Berkeley County Schools & Offices To Close Friday In Preparation of Hurricane Irma

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District’s (BCSD) leaders have made the decision to close all schools on Friday, September 8, 2017, to allow students, staff, and their families time to prepare for Hurricane Irma. Schools will also be closed on Monday, September 11, 2017 and Tuesday, September 12, 2017, in anticipation of the storm. Essential personnel including maintenance and facilities, […]

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Berkeley County School District Warns Parents Of Phone Scam

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District is sending out a warning to parents about a potential phone scam. “It has come to our attention that some of you may have received a call from a blocked phone number asking for a donation to help expand and improve technology for BCSD students,” stated the district on its official Facebook account. […]

Pictured: Heather Taylor, principal
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Stratford High Principal Heather Taylor Apologizes For Controversial Dress Code Comments

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Stratford High School Principal Heather Taylor recently received backlash from some parents and students following comments made during a school assembly this week. In audio obtained by WCBD-TV, Taylor is heard telling ninth and tenth-grade girls that they couldn’t wear leggings if they were bigger than a size 2. “I’m going to tell you now unless you are a […]

PICTURED: Dr. Eddie Ingram
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Dr. Eddie Ingram Named New Berkeley County School District Superintendent

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Eddie Ingram as the district’s new superintendent at their regular meeting on Tuesday, August 8. Dr. Ingram is currently the superintendent of Darlington County Schools but will assume his duties with the BCSD on Monday, August 21. “Although the final selection of a superintendent is the […]

PICTURED L TO R: Dr. Daniel V. Brigman of Decatur, Alabama; Dr. Wanda Creel of Gainesville, Georgia; and Dr. Eddie Ingram of Darlington, South Carolina.
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Berkeley County School Board Names 3 Finalists For Superintendent

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Board of Trustees has named three finalists in its search for the Superintendent. Working with Parker Harding and Associates, LCC search consultants, the Board selected six candidates to interview and narrowed the field to three finalists. The three finalists are Dr. Daniel V. Brigman of Decatur, Alabama; Dr. Wanda Creel of Gainesville, […]

Pictured: Timothy McDowell
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Timothy McDowell Named Principal Of Cane Bay High School

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Timothy McDowell has been named the new principal of Cane Bay High School. The Berkeley County School Board approved the appointment at their meeting on Monday, July 17. McDowell will begin his new assignment Tuesday, July 18 to prepare for the upcoming school year. “I could not be more excited to be the new principal of Cane Bay […]

Pictured: Frances Brewer
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BCSD Mourns The Passing Of Longtime Education Advocate Frances Brewer

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) leaders and educators are saddened to learn of the recent passing of former District 2 school board member Frances Brewer of Goose Creek. Brewer was first elected to the Board in 1990 and dedicated 16 years of service to the BCSD. “Ms. Brewer was a legendary leader and will surely be missed by […]

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8 Staff Positions Eliminated, $1 Million Saved Following BCSD Reorganization

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The reorganization of the Berkeley County School District (BCSD) office is complete, ahead of the July 1 target, and the new organizational charts have been shared with district and school level leaders. The organizational structure previously approved by the Berkeley County School District Board of Trustees on May 23 reduced district office staff by eight positions. At the […]