Berkeley County School District (BCSD) announced its three Honor Roll Teacher of the Year finalists at its annual Teacher Forum Induction on Friday, March 22 at Freedom Church in Moncks Corner.
Hanahan High School Principal Tom Gallus wants everyone to know that athletic programs at his school aren’t built on talent alone. Mr. Gallus believes Hanahan High is special, because of the character displayed by its athletes and valued by coaches, parents and community members.
Thursday at Hanahan Elementary this week was not your typical day before Friday. On the brief walk from the parking lot to the main office, there were several hints of the day’s significance to many students on the campus.
Another exciting event that took place in celebration of Black History Month was an oratorical competition held at Cross Elementary School on the evening of February 28 as part of the school’s family literacy night activity.
Nearly 340,000 pieces of writing and art were submitted to the Scholastic Art & Writing National competition this year. Of those, fewer than one percent were recognized with a gold medal – the competition’s highest award.
Brandon Evans doesn't dream of being anyone else. He says he knows who he is and what he will be in the future. He encourages others to focus on what they value in life, what they want to become in the future and refrain from being discouraged by negativity.
The Berkeley County Board of Education meets the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Boardroom located at 229 E. Main Street in Moncks Corner (except as noted on October 24 and March 13). Board meetings are open to the public and citizens are encouraged to attend. There is an opportunity for "Citizen Comments" at the start of each meeting.
What is Character Education?
Character Education is a national movement creating schools that foster ethical, responsible, and caring young people by modeling and teaching good character through an emphasis on universal traits that we all share. It provides long-term solutions that address moral, ethical, and academic issues that are of growing concern about our society and the safety of our schools.