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L TO R: Shameka Washington and Rebecca Davis.
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Shameka Washington Named New Goose Creek High Principal; Rebecca Davis Interim Principal At Sedgefield Middle

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Shameka Washington, former principal at Sedgefield Middle, has been named the new principal of Goose Creek High and Rebecca Davis, former assistant principal at Sedgefield Middle, has been named Interim Principal at Sedgefield Middle. Both schools are located in Goose Creek, South Carolina. Washington and Davis will begin their new assignments on July 1 to prepare for the […]

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BCSD Board Approves Reorganization Of District Office

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–School Board Chair Sally Wofford announced that the Berkeley County School District (BCSD) Board of Trustees has adopted a reorganizational structure of the district office to be effective July 1, 2017, with the new fiscal year. The reorganization recommendation came from Harding Parker and Associates, LLC, a team of retired superintendents with subject matter and organizational expertise that […]

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BCSD Announces Its Summer Feeding Program

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District’s Summer Feeding Program, which serves free, hot meals to children 18 years of age and younger, will be offered from Monday, June 5, through Friday, August 4. Six schools throughout the district will provide hot breakfasts and lunches Mondays through Fridays. “In Berkeley County School District, we believe that no child should be […]

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Stratford High Students Win $10,500 From Charleston Exchange Club

GOOSE CREEK, S.C.–Stratford High School seniors, Kathryn Taylor and Harrison Wedgeworth, won a combined $10,500 in scholarship money during the Charleston Exchange Club’s Youth of the Year Scholarship program on April 13 at the Charleston Rifle Club. Taylor won $6,000, while Wedgeworth won $4,500. The Youth of the Year Scholarship recognizes students who have attained high levels of scholastic achievement, […]

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Berkeley County School District Seeks Community Feedback In Superintendent Search

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Members of the Berkeley County Board of Education are conducting a search to find the next superintendent of Berkeley County School District. One to three Board members will attend various events and programs throughout the county asking the community which characteristics they desire to see in the next superintendent. If you have any questions about these meetings or […]

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Cane Bay High’s Nicholas Snyder Named “2017 Teacher Of The Year”

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) named Cane Bay High’s Nicholas Snyder as the 2017 Teacher of the Year Thursday, April 20. BCSD honored Mr. Snyder and 43 school-level Teachers of the Year at the annual Teacher of the Year Breakfast at Trident Technical College. In his acceptance speech, Mr. Snyder thanked everyone who participated in the selection […]

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Students Honor Classmate With Disability With Donation To Shriners Hospital

  GOOSE CREEK, SC — His parents were told by doctors he would never walk or talk. He was born with a birth defect. Through the years Marrington Elementary fifth grader Braddock Keffer surprised everyone. He’s used a reversible walker and at one point had braces on both feet, defying odds by walking. “Now he’s down to just one brace. […]

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BCSD High Schools To Dismiss 1 Hour Early Due To Inclement Weather

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District high schools will dismiss students one hour early due to the potential for severe weather. “As safety and security is our number one priority, officials will continue to monitor the storm to determine the potential impact on our schools,” stated BCSD spokesperson, Katie Orvin. Additionally, all after school activities canceled today and will be […]

Pictured L to R: Nicholas Snyder, Cane Bay High School; Dr. Shelly Matthews, Devon Forest Elementary School; and Dylan Hudson, Philip Simmons Middle School.
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3 Finalists Announced For 2017 ‘BCSD Teacher Of The Year’

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) announced its three Honor Roll Teacher of the Year finalists for the 2017 district Teacher of the Year at a banquet hosted at Freedom Church in Moncks Corner on Friday, March 24. The finalists- listed in alphabetical order by their school- are: Nicholas Snyder, Cane Bay High School; Dr. Shelly Matthews, Devon […]

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Berkeley County School Board Superintendent Brenda Blackburn Resigns

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – In a special called board meeting of the Berkeley County School District on Friday night, the Board voted to accept the resignation of Superintendent Brenda Blackburn effective immediately and to appoint Chief Administrative Officer Deon Jackson as Interim Superintendent. Blackburn’s resignation comes after the district fired their Chief Financial Officer Brantley Thomas on February 7, 2017. Thomas […]