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Do you or your high school student have the gift of a great teacher? You can nominate them now for December's High School Teacher of the Month, presented by Morris College, for their chance to win money and swag. Nominations are open through noon … more
After 22 years of trying to receive her high school diploma, a Summerton woman graduated Tuesday night. Leading up to the graduation, Vickey House said she was overwhelmed until she moved her tassel from right to left. Her senior year of high … more
Outgoing Sumter School District Board of Trustees members Brian Alston, Frank Baker, Johnny Hilton, Barbara Jackson, Gloria Lee, Daryl McGhaney and Sherril Ray were recognized Monday evening for their years of service. Monday's meeting was their … more
U.S. ARMY PHOTOS / SPECIAL TO THE SUMTER ITEM Students from Wilson Hall learn lifesaving skills during an event taught by Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, U.S. Army Central, at Wilson Hall on Nov. 30 in Sumter. With the … more
Effective Jan. 1, working retirees in Sumter School District will no longer be under a 10% salary reduction requirement that dates back eight years. In an effort to help remedy teacher and staff shortages and with adequate funding in bank … more
The Blue Star Hawks, Alice Drive Middle School's military kids club, put the finishing touches on more than 30 handmade cards that will be part of this year's Shower Shaw with Goodies program. For 30 years, Sumter Volunteers has led the community to … more
Last week, city staff joined with Pilgrim's to educate local students about the importance of trees in local ecosystems. Students then got to help plant either a crape myrtle or an oak on the school grounds. After planting their tree, students got … more
Public participation and financial reports highlight the agenda for Sumter School District's Board of Trustees' regularly scheduled monthly board meeting set for Monday, which will also be the last meeting for seven trustees. Safety plans and … more
After the November elections, a lingering question to some extent in the Sumter community has been which school board members will now get the four-year terms in office initially, and who gets the two-year terms? Staggering seats is necessary … more
PHOTO PROVIDED Jessi Weir, a 2012 graduate of Manning High School, was named the December Teacher of the Month at Fox Creek High School in North Augusta. While a student at MHS, Weir played on the MHS softball team and then the USC Sumter Fire … more
Mrs. Barnes', Mrs. Peyton's and Ms. Wilson's eighth-grade science students at Alice Drive Middle School participated in a unique STEM opportunity in partnership with the University of South Carolina Sumter. With the help of Dr. Daniel Kiernan's … more
After a few drumrolls and mouse clicks, Liberty STEAM Charter School added 270 more students to its class rolls for next school year in its annual fall enrollment lottery on Monday night. With more student applications than available seats again … more
Sumter Mayor David Merchant visited Alice Drive Elementary School last week to take part in the school's morning announcements. He reminded everyone about the annual Fantasy of Lights and the Sumter Christmas Parade, which were … more
Sumter School District is considering a change to its school calendar for next year and wants input from employees, parents and students. The district posted its proposed 2023-24 modified calendar and a stakeholder feedback survey on its website … more
Santa's Shop opened for business this week at Oakland Primary School, and students have been spending on gifts for someone special. Volunteers help students to wrap their gifts. more
Ring in the holiday spirit with the sweet serenades of Morris College and its talented students. The Morris College Chorale will host its annual Christmas concert "Festival of Carols" on Sunday, Dec. 4, in the Neal-Jones Auditorium. Herbert … more
It's another year and another lottery for Liberty STEAM Charter School. On Monday, Sumter's first tuition-free, public charter school will hold its third-annual lottery and will be filling seats for four grade levels, according to Interim … more
Sumter School District employees will now be allowed to choose which school their children attend by getting first choice in the district's open enrollment and out-of-zone request processes. The district's Board of Trustees unanimously passed … more
SHELBIE GOULDING / THE SUMTER ITEM October's Morris College Teacher of the Month was awarded to Jenna Laney, who teaches AVID at Sumter High School. She has taught in Sumter for 10 years and was awarded a plaque and gift from Morris College on … more
Manning Junior High School students have worked hard, and it has paid off for this year's state report card. In October, Manning Junior High received an Excellent rating on the state report card. School and District Report Cards are posted on the … more
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