This edition of In the Loop, published and distributed by the Department of Communications and Community Engagement, provides a highlighted summary of actions taken by the Berkeley County Board of Education at its rescheduled meeting held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. Click to see In the Loop and for links to supporting documentation.
The Berkeley County School District (BCSD) leaders will present a project update for the Berkeley Education Center on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the Board Room. Representatives from Stubbs Muldrow Herin architects and Contract Construction will join district administration to share information about the progress that has been made and answer any questions the community may have. Interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend.
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 Bay Elementary on Thursday, November 9, beginning at 6 p.m.
Family and Community Engagement Meeting
The Division of Academic Services (DAS) will be hosting a Family & Community Engagement meeting on November 16, 6:00-7:30 pm at Sedgefield Intermediate School. This meeting will be a collaborative information meeting to provide BCSD families with information about programs and services provided by the DAS.
2017-2018 STEP Audition Referral Application
The Special Talent Enrichment Program (STEP) serves Berkeley County School District students in grades four through twelve who have been identified through auditions as gifted in visual art, music, drama and dance. The program currently consists of a two-week summer session and after-school programs at various sites in the county. Middle school STEP students are also eligible to enroll at Marrington Middle School of the Arts.
Audition requests, information and applications will be available in school offices, from the schools’ arts teachers and on the fine arts page of the district’s website: CLICK HERE
The audition request form must be completed by November 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm. No late applications will be accepted.