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Most people cannot remember much from the early grades in school, but current second-graders at Sumter Christian School will have a lasting memory of this year's class after recently publishing a book. A classroom discussion on the true meaning … more
Health science students at F.E. DuBose Career Center visited the McLeod Health Immersive Clinical Exploration (ICE) Lab recently. According to Clarendon County School District's Facebook page, "High-fidelity simulator manikins are … more
On April 11, Wilder Elementary School put on a full production of "Tweet! A Musical for the Birds." The story centers on four baby birds that are scared to fly away from the nest. The mama bird sends her bird friends to tell them about the world. … more
Teachers fulfill a special purpose for today's generation of kids, consistently grow, give and foster positive change. Those words resonated as themes several times Tuesday night when Sumter School District honored many of its finest educators at … more
One remedy to Sumter School District's challenges of declining enrollment and too many older schools essentially past their service life is combining schools via a new replacement school model process. As a start to the district's board of … more
1. BOARD REQUESTS TEACHER INPUT ON 50% GRADE FLOOR After a lengthy discussion at the March 25 board meeting on the merits of a quarter grade floor of 50% even when students score lower, Sumter School District's Board of Trustees said they want … more
"If they can dream it, then we can do it" was the original slogan of the GamecockGrafx. Originating in 2019, one may think the full-blown student-run graphics production company based out of Sumter High School … more
Our brains have a singular purpose - to keep us alive. Neural processes in our brain scan our environments for "features that are safe, dangerous and life threatening," an unconscious action psychologist and neuroscientist Stephen Porges has … more
The Sumter High School AFJROTC Drill Team competed in their final drill meet of the year last week. The team of cadets won first place in the Unarmed Element Exhibition at the Top Gub Drill Meet hosted at McEntire Air National Guard Base. Drill … more
Sumter High School senior Jada Collins, second from right, is recognized by Sumter School District's Board of Trustees on Monday, April 15, for receiving more than 60 college acceptance letters and $1.7 million in … more
Probably the biggest storyline from Monday's Sumter school board meeting were the announcements of three upcoming committee meetings in the next week. The district's grading system to include a 50% grade floor will be part of the discussion at … more
Sumter School District's open enrollment process is now open for kindergarten through 12th-grade students and their families wishing to attend another district school for specific educational opportunities. Acceptance is evaluated on a … more
The No Hate Tour rolled through Lakewood High School on Wednesday, March 27, mashing together anti-bullying education with sports. Professional BMX riders Zach Newman, Alex Leibrock, Mason Ritter and Trevor … more
After granting Sumter School District use of property for six years to construct a technical high school with no results, Central Carolina Technical College has decided to now keep the property for its own options. The college's Area Commission … more
Wilson Hall, Sumter School District and Liberty STEAM Charter School will kick off their first collaborative event together with a free, shared professional development workshop for teachers on Saturday, April 13. Wilson Hall Head of School Brent … more
Central Carolina Technical College student Ashley Ardis is one of eight community college students nationwide who was chosen as a 2024 DREAM Scholar by the Achieving the Dream Network of community colleges. Ardis, an accounting student, is the … more
Liberty STEAM Charter School staff hold a newly unveiled banner on Monday that recognizes Primary Academy students who achieved math proficiency and growth targets on the school's mid-year Measures … more
Wateree Community Actions Inc. Head Start and Early Head Start programs serving low-income, disabled, homeless and foster children birth to 5 years old in Clarendon, Lee, Kershaw and Sumter counties is accepting applications for … more
PHOTO PROVIDED Manning High School Symphonic Band, under the direction of Jordan D. Jefferson, recently received a Superior rating in the South Carolina Band Directors Association Concert Performance Assessment held at West Ashley High School. … more
Wilson Hall junior Jane McAdams was selected as a 2024 Carson Scholar and will receive a $1,000 scholarship award that will be invested for her college education. Established by Dr. and Mrs. Ben Carson, The Carson Scholars Program awards students … more
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