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BCSD to Expand “Clear Bag or No Bag” Entry Procedure to all Winter Varsity Sporting Events

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–Berkeley County School District (BCSD) leaders will expand implementation of the “Clear Bag or No Bag” entry procedure to all winter varsity sporting events to take effect at the beginning of the regular season. 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 […]

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Berkeley Chamber Rural Initiative Receives Funding

MONCKS CORNER, S.C.–The Berkeley County Delegation secured a $25,000.00 grant for certified teachers for the Berkeley Chamber’s Rural Initiative.  On Thursday, November 16th, Berkeley Chamber, Berkeley School District, and Google SC joined the Berkeley County Delegation to announce a grant that will fund certified teachers for Rural Initiative. “The Berkeley Chamber thanks both our Legislative Delegation and Google for their […]

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BCSD to Unveil Proposed Attendance Lines for New Foxbank Elementary School

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) will unveil the proposed attendance lines for the new Foxbank Elementary School at two Stakeholder Meetings on Tuesday, November 7, and Thursday, November 9, 2017. District administration will host the first meeting at Whitesville Elementary School on Tuesday, November 7, beginning at 6 p.m. and will host a second meeting at Cane […]

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BCSD to Host Bowen’s Corner Elementary School Meeting to Discuss Selection of Principal

BERKELEY COUNTY, S.C.–The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) will host a Bowen’s Corner Elementary School Stakeholder Meeting on Thursday, October 26 at 6:00 p.m. at Goose Creek Primary School. The BCSD administrative team is seeking input from the school community regarding the selection of the principal for Bowen’s Corner Elementary School. Bowen’s Corner Elementary School will open in August 2018. […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]